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Yvonne Maria Olson

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Yvonne Maria Olson, 95 of League City, Texas, passed away July 22, 2017. Ms. Olson was born in Venice, Italy. She is preceded in death by her husband; parents Francesco and Guiseppina Iacoponi. Memorial service will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday , August 2, 2017 in the Chapel of Deer Park Funeral Directors with Pastor Jerry Garner officiating. Inurnment Ivy Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia, Deer Park Funeral Directors, 336 E. San Augustine, Deer Park, Texas 77536. 281-476-4693.

William Dwight Slocumb

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slocWilliam Dwight Slocumb, 70 of LaPorte, Texas passed away July 23, 2017 at his home. William was born February 6, 1947 in Carmi, Illinois. He is the son of the late Rev. Wm Paul Slocumb and Fern E. Slocumb and stepmom Geneva Slocumb.

Special meeting set for Monday; pay raises on Tuesday agenda

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in News

focus cityhallDeer Park City Council has a special meeting set for Monday evening and its regular workshop and meeting set for Tuesday. Monday’s meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday’s workshop begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by the regular agenda meeting at 7:30 p.m. All take place in council chambers at City Hall, 710 E. San Augustine.

County tests points of distribution plan

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POD Exercise 2After a disaster, essentials like food, water and ice are distributed at POD locations. Photo by HCOEM.

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) hosted a county-wide exercise at NRG Center on Tuesday, July 25, to test and train on Point of Distribution (POD) operations.

This full-scale exercise focused on the recovery phase following the landfall of a category 4 hurricane. The exercise helped assess coordination and communication between local partners, operational areas and the Harris County Emergency Operations Center.

“The exercise was developed for staff and partners to learn about the POD plan in place following a disaster,” said Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. “Drills and exercises help work out any kinks, so that during an actual event operations run more smoothly.”

Roger Dale Caldwell

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calwellRoger Dale Caldwell, 81, of Deer Park, passed away July 14th, 2017. Roger is survived by his son Billy Caldwell and daughter-in-law Belinda; stepson Clarence Weaver and wife Jana,

Vernon Michael Zellner

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Vernon Michael “FIRECRACKER MIKE” Zellner, 57 of South Houston, Texas passed away at his home July 13, 2017 at 6:08 PM. Mike was born on August 22, 1959 to Vernon W. and Mary Cleary Zellner.

S. Verdette Hall

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hall vS. Verdette Hall was born on June 22, 1938 in Springfield, Illinois. His parents, Stanley Earl and Ruby Josephine Hall moved to Houston when he was 5 years old so that his father could take employment at the Brown & Root Shipyard installing electrical wiring in submarines during World War II.

Chamber announces upcoming relocation

Written by Bobby Vasquez. Posted in News

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After decades at its location on the far northern edge of Center Street, the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce announced it has sold its building to Romco Manufacturing, located next door. Beginning Aug. 1, the Chamber will operate out of the JSC Federal Credit Union on Eighth Street and Center.