IN OUR COMMUNITY
The Deer Park Rotary Club honored Deer Park Police Officer Lars Moe as its Officer of the Month for May. Moe, who was hired by DPPD in 2009 was honored for helping rescue an elderly man who was involved in a single-car accident.
IN OUR COMMUNITY
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.
Four Deer Park first responders were honored at Tuesday’s Deer Park City Council meeting for saving the life of a citizen. The group was reunited with the victim at City Hall where they were recognized with the Lifesaving Award.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A seldom-seen monument marking the original site of Patrick’s Cabin has been moved into a city park. Through a partnership with Dow Chemical, the 1936 Texas Centennial Marker was placed in front of the cabin replica in Heritage Park on Center Street.
For their service to their community through faith, Deer Park ISD Counselor Sherri Dial and Deer Park Police Chief Greg Grigg were named the Deer Park Chamber’s Laypersons of the Year. Dial and Grigg were honored at Mayor Jerry Mouton’s Evening of Praise on Tuesday.
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.
The Deer Park Public Library will host two space-themed presentations in April. The first features Marianne Dyson, one of NASA’s first female flight controllers on April 27. The second presentation is from Astronaut Barry Wilmore on April 28. Both take place at the Deer Park Public Library.
Golfers have an opportunity to show their support for men fighting addictions at a golf tournament benefiting The Wheelhouse. The tournament is set for May 5 at the Battleground Golf Course. Sponsorships opportunities are also available.
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