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William Madison Fowler

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fowlerWilliam Madison Fowler was born, June 27, 1931 in Daingerfield, Texas. Early in his life, Bill's family moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he attended school and graduated from Louisiana State University. (LSU). He entered the Army through ROTC and served 2 years active duty in France.

Gerald Lee Roop

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Gerald Lee Roop, husband of Bernadine Rose (Mankowski) Roop, passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 13, 2017. Gerald was born in Caulfield, MO, to Sam and Beulah (Ramsey) Roop on September 7, 1934 on their family farm.

Carl L. King

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l kingOn February 15, 2017, an extraordinary, ordinary citizen left this life to be with the great God that created us all. He was not a public figure, celebrity or professional athlete, but he was an extraordinary soldier, husband, father and friend.

Council to honor retiring city secretary at Tuesday's meeting

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in News

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Deer Park City Council’s next regular workshop and meeting is scheduled for Feb. 21 at City Hall, 710 E. San Augustine. During the meeting, Mayor Jerry Mouton, City Council and the city will honor retiring City Secretary Sandra Watkins for her service. The workshop begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Organizers rushing to save Project Graduation

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The longstanding tradition of parents uniting to provide a safe, festive haven for seniors on graduation night is in serious jeopardy of being cancelled this year. According to organizers of Deer Park High School Project Graduation 2017, less than half of the 299 tickets for next weekend’s Senior Serve event have been sold.

Donna Mae Thompson

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donnaDonna Mae Thompson, 88, of Deer Park, Texas passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017. She was born on May 1, 1928, the daughter of Robert and Mabel Kochenderfek in Ashtabula, Ohio.

Paul C. Ballard

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Paul C. Ballard passed away Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Paul was born in Hamilton Ohio on Oct. 23, 1924 to Mac Dow and Pauling Fehlinger Ballard. Paul graduated from Hamilton Catholic High School in 1942.

UPDATED: Elderly woman located, teen still missing

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Deer Park Police announced it has located 62-year-old Barbara White. In an unrelated case, any citizens with information on 14-year-old James Mateo Gonzalez should contact DPPD at 281-479-1511 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jene Evelyn Sullivan

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sullyJene Evelyn Sullivan of Deer Park, Texas born March 19, 1932 passed away February 5. 2017. Jene was proceeded in death by her father and mother Howard and Leola Davis, her husband Dean D. Sullivan and her sister Ginger Gettle.

DPPD, IRS warn employers of phishing scam

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The Deer Park Police Department is warning area employers about a phishing scam targeting payroll and human resources departments. The scam was verified by the Internal Revenue Service last month and involves sensitive employee information and wire transfers.