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Accolades roll in after baseball, softball state appearances

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Sports

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The accolades continue rolling in for the Deer Park baseball and softball teams following their appearances in this season’s state championship tournament. The Lady Deer advanced to its fourth state semifinal game in six years while the Deer baseball team won its first-ever state championship. The baseball team will be honored with a parade Monday night and in pregame festivities at Minute Maid Park Tuesday by the Houston Astros.

City appoints Sandberg as parks director

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in News

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Longtime Deer Park Parks and Recreation supervisor Charlie Sandberg has been tabbed to lead the department as its newest director. Sandberg, who had previously filled the role as park and recreation’s interim director, succeeds Scott Swigert who left the city earlier this year to become assistant city manager in Mont Belvieu.

City rededicates Tiffany Amber Park

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Community

The renovations in the city’s parks continued Tuesday with the rededication of Tiffany Amber Park. Mayor Jerry Mouton, members of city council and two state representatives were on hand to ceremonially open the small neighborhood park off X Street.

Deer championship parade set for June 26

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in Sports

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The community is invited to celebrate the 6A state baseball champion Deer Park Deer June 26. The evening begins at 7 p.m. with a championship parade down Center Street and ends in at the South Campus Café with the presentation of proclamations and more. The celebration comes after the team won its first-ever state championship earlier this month.

City announces Fourth Fest details

Written by Staff. Posted in Community

Family fun, music and fireworks await residents and visitors for the city's annual Fourth Fest. The July 4 event wll be held at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center beginning at 5 p.m. with Fireworks beginning at 9:15 p.m. The event is free.