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Photo Gallery: Deer Park at Sam Rayburn

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The Deer notched their second consecutive win with a 51-19 victory at Rayburn. Next up for the Deer is South Houston at home, Friday at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on the Deer Network. Click the image for a great gallery of last week's action from Deer Park Photos!

Tuesday's council agenda set

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Deer Park City Council will hold a meeting before and after National Night Out Tuesday evening. After a 5:30 p.m. meeting, council will adjourn to participate with citizens in National Night Out. At 7:30 p.m., council will return to the dais for a second meeting.

Garbage bag pickup begins Monday

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Beginning Monday, Deer Park residents can redeem their bright yellow postcards for trash bags at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center. The distribution center will be open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.

Vandalism forces city to reevaluate monument signs

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Vandalism on three recently installed park monuments has caused the Parks and Recreation Department and Wayfinding Committee to reevaluate future installations. At Tuesday’s city council meeting, the department presented options for future monuments in the city’s parks.

Council approves all items on busy agenda

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Deer Park City Council unanimously passed all items on its busy agenda Tuesday night. Among the items was approval of the city budget; the appointment of a new medical director; and applications for FEMA reimbursement grants for emergency protective measures an debris removal during and in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Leaders discuss city, community response to Hurricane Harvey

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From monitoring floodwaters to performing high water rescues to having to dispel social media rumors the City of Deer Park personnel were busy during Hurricane Harvey. At Wednesday’s Rotary Club meeting, city leaders discussed the city’s and community’s response to one of the worst storms in the nation’s history.

County to aerially spray Deer Park, other locations for mosquitoes

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HC Mosquito MapThe shaded striped areas, including zip code 77536 show where Harris County plans to aerially spray for mosquitos. The project begins tomorrow and should take more than one day to cover more than 600,000 acres of land. Photo provided by the Harris County Health Department.

The rain left behind by Hurricane Harvey has created large areas in Harris County where mosquitoes can lay their eggs.

To address increasing numbers of mosquitoes and the risk they pose to the recovery effort and public health, the U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 910th Airlift Wing flying modified C-130 cargo planes staged out of Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio will be conducting an aerial spray operation beginning Thursday evening, Sept. 14 and may take more than one day. The plan is to spray approximately 600,000 acres by air, weather permitting.

Photo Gallery: Deer Park at Pearland Dawson

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After having its season opener cancelled because of Hurricane Harvey, the Deer Park football team played under the Friday Night Lights. Click the image to see a great photo gallery of the action at Pearland Dawson from Deer Park Photos!

DPVFD to present Fill the Boot check, city to honor finance office at next council meeting

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The Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department will present a check for over $6,500 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association during the September 19 City Council meeting, following a very successful “Fill the Boot” campaign in August.

The meeting will begin at 7:30 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers, and the public is encouraged to attend.

“On behalf of the entire Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department, we would like to thank the citizens of Deer Park for their incredible generosity during the ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign,” said Justin Crow, DPVFD Deputy Chief, Station 2. “Altogether, we were able to raise $6,572.34, which will go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association to aid in their fight against neuromuscular diseases. Thank you, Deer Park!”