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Council passes all items on Tuesday's agenda

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in News

At its Tuesday meeting, Deer Park City Council honored two city departments, passed ordinances adjusting afternoon school zone times paid EMS shifts. Council also heard from residents who are opposed to the city adding proposed sidewalks on their streets.

DPVFD joins in on Monster Trucks for Stevie

Written by staff. Posted in Community

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Representatives and apparatus from the Deer Park Fire Department joined monster trucks, jeeps, motorcycles and other emergency vehicles to salute a young boy with terminal leukemia. What started as a small monster truck drive-by display turned into a full-fledged event at Thursday’s Monster Trucks for Stevie at Royal Purple Raceway.

Walkup added to NBA's Warriors summer league team

Written by staff. Posted in Sports

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He wowed Deer Park basketball fans and thrust the Stephen F. Austin State University basketball program into the national spotlight. Now Thomas Walkup has an opportunity to prove himself in basketball's biggest stage. He was selected to the Golden State Warriors Summer League roster. Games begin July 8.

Deer Park EMS to switch from 12-hour to 24-hour shifts

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in News

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Paid EMS staff in the Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department will move from 12-hour shifts to 24-hour shifts. Deer Park City Council unanimously approved the measure at Tuesday's meeting. The move allows the department to mirror other EMS staffing practices from across the country. Volunteers in the department are not affected.