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City, law enforcement gather to honor fallen officers

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

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The Deer Park Police Department joined law enforcement agencies across the nation to remember police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. At its annual Peace Officers Memorial Day service, DPPD honored those officers across the country who did not return home from their shifts at Monday's ceremony.

Council honors Troop 268 celebrating 75 years of scouting

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community


Deer Park Mayor Jerry Mouton meets the members and leadership of Deer Park Boy Scout Troop 268. The troop was founded in 1942 and celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. The troop membership was presented with a special proclamation on behalf of the city from Mouton and council. Photo by Bobby Vasquez.

Library presentation features flags of Texas

Written by Staff. Posted in Community

On Friday, May 19, Tom Green, Knight Commander of the Knights of the Order of San Jacinto (started by Sam Houston in 1842) will present a program at the Deer Park Public Library titled “The Battle of San Jacinto and the Flags of Texas.” The program will begin at 11 a.m. in the library’s meeting room.

Knight Commander Green is the Chairman of the Sons of the Republic of Texas’ Speakers Bureau and has substantial experience speaking on the topic of Texas history. He has also amassed a collection of over 75 historic flags from the Texas and American Revolutionary periods, some of which he will be sharing with attendees at the program.

This presentation is the latest installment in the library’s Featured Friday series. These monthly programs offer a variety of lectures, movies and special programs of cultural, historical and local interest.

Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Deer Park Public Library. No registration is required and all are welcome to attend. There is no admission fee. The library is located at 3009 Center St.

Hall of Honor inducts 4 new members

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The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce recently inducted the four newest members to the Felton F. Waggoner Hall of Honor. Wade Conner (1983), Leland Robin Enochs (1967), Danika Hayman (2001) and Lou Adele May (1956), all graduates of Deer Park High School were inducted for their contributions to their communities and professions.

Celebrating History: Historical Committee piecing together city's past

Written by Sherry Garrison. Posted in Community

As Deer Park celebrates its 125th birthday in 2017, the Historical Committee looks back on the city's beginnings and preserve its memories for future generations. This column is the first in a series from Committee Chair Sherry Garrison talking about the committee's mission, plans and community involvement throughout this historic year in Deer Park.

Chamber announces 2017 Hall of Honor class

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

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For their work in the advancement and accomplishments in their community and professions, four Deer Park High School graduates have been named to the Felton F. Waggoner Hall of Honor. The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce announced this year’s inductees are Wade Conner, Leland Robin Enochs, Danika Hayman and Lou Adele May.