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Fundraiser to help DPPD officer's daughter

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

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The Deer Park Police Department is rallying support for the daughter of one of its own. Peyton Williams, the 2-year-old daughter of officer Brandon Williams suffers from sickle cell anemia. DPPD is hosting a barbecue fundraiser and blood drive to offset expenses.

Council passes all items on Tuesday's regular agenda

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in News

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Deer Park City Council unanimously approved all items at its Tuesday council meeting. During the meeting, council held two public hearings regarding the City, Crime Control and Prevention District and Fire Control and Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District. No one spoke against any of the budgets.

Leaders reflect on Russo's legacy

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

A stalwart for community involvement and helping men break the chains of substance died Friday. Community leaders reflected on Ralph Russo’s life, humility and selflessness to Deer Park, its civic organizations such as the Rotary Club and The Wheelhouse. Services for Russo are set for Thursday.

Teachers honored at Salute to Education

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

The Deer Park business community united to show its support for Deer Park ISD at the annual Salute to Education and New Teacher Luncheon Tuesday. The event, hosted by the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce helped kick off the district’s convocation and teachers’ inservice in preparation for the 2017-18 school year.

Lady Deer sweep Gators in home opener

Written by Adrian Romero. Posted in Sports

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Fresh off a strong performance in tournament play over the weekend, the Lady Deer volleyball team notched a 3-0 sweep over Dickinson in the 2017 home opener. Deer Park will spend almost a month away from North Campus in tournament action before hosting South Houston Sept. 8 in the district opener.

DPPD adds Marshall to its ranks

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in News

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Matthew Marshall was sworn in as the newest member of the Deer Park Police Department Wednesday afternoon. The Pasadena native worked in the Denton County Sherriff’s Office before relocating to the Houston area for a position in Deer Park.