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Chamber honors Mr. Electric, City as top business and industry

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Mr. Electric Bay Area and the City of Deer Park were honored at this week's Deer Park Chamber of Commerce Business and Industry of the Year luncheon. The city was honored for its 125th anniversary celebration as well as its response to Hurricane Harvey while Mr. Electric was recognized for its contributions to the community.

Voters approve DPISD bond, state propositions

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Americans went to the polls Tuesday. In Texas, voters overwhelmingly approved several constitutional amendments that were on the November ballot. Locally, Deer Park ISD voters approved a $156 million bond proposal from the school district by a wide margin.

Agenda set for long Tuesday council meetings

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Deer Park City Council will hold its regular workshop and meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall. The workshop begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. The agenda includes discussion and action on an item which would allow the 2016 Street Bond Project to go for bids.

Man allegedly exposes himself to girls

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Deer Park ISD notified parents this week that two young people reported a case of indecent exposure and suspicious behavior. The district said the incident actually took place Monday afternoon just before 5 p.m., but it was not reported until later in the week.

Prescription drug take back set for Saturday

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On October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Southeast Harris County Community Coalition (SEHCCC) and Pasadena Community Coalition of the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol will participate in the 11th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Deer Park, Pasadena, and Baytown.

The Take Back is hosted in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Baytown Police Department, Deer Park Police Department, Deer Park ISD, Pasadena Police Department, and The Summit of Pasadena ISD to give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to one of these sites:

Georgiana Irene Fowler Bishop

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Georgiana BishopGeorgiana Irene Fowler Bishop, a loving wife, mother, Nannie, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend, was called home to Heaven on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at the age of 64. She was a sweet-spirited Christian warrior that battled breast cancer for 14 years with dignity after it metastasized to other parts of her body. Georgiana would mask her pain with her beautiful SMILE and always provided kindness, genuine care, and concern for others but never drew attention to herself. She impacted so many lives in such an amazing gentle way.

Library to host presentation on Galveston ghosts

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Halloween will be upon us soon: get in a ghostly mood at the Deer Park Public Library’s October Featured Friday program. On Oct. 27, Kathleen Maca, author of books titled Ghosts of Galveston and Galveston’s Broadway Cemeteries, will speak at the library on some legendary ghosts supposedly residing on Galveston Island.

Besides authoring books and conducting tours of Galveston’s cemeteries, Ms. Maca is also a member of the Texas Chapter of Gravestone Studies. Her presentation will begin at 11 a.m. in the library’s meeting room.

As part of the library’s Featured Friday series, this program continues to provide opportunities for patrons to learn about history, science, culture and other topics of local interest. Programs in the Featured Friday series are offered monthly.

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., Deer Park, TX 77536.

Two council meetings set for Monday afternoon

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Deer Park City Council announced two meetings set for Monday afternoon. The first meeting will be to set the ad valorem taxes for the 2017 tax year. The second is a joint workshop with the Parks and Recreation Commission. Both take place at City Hall, beginning at 5:30 p.m.