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A childhood in Deer Park, brought to you by petrochemicals [Opinion]  Houston Chronicle

I was raised in Pasadena and attended high school in nearby Deer Park — the site of this week's Intercontinental Terminals Company fire and origin of the black ...



Growing number of school districts cancel classes due to ITC fire in Deer Park  Houston Chronicle

At least six school districts near the Houston Ship Channel have announced they will close campuses on Wednesday, March 20, due to the three-day-old ...



Deer Park plant on fire at Intercontinental Terminals Co has history of environmental violations  Houston Chronicle

Before it was engulfed in flames, a Deer Park chemical facility had a long history of violating state and federal environmental rules. Intercontinental Terminals ...



Questions about Deer Park chemical fire? Town hall set for Wednesday  Houston Chronicle

A town hall meeting to update the public about the Deer Park chemical storage facility fire is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at Milby High School, 1601 Broadway St.



Deer Park High’s 65th Majestic Court draws record number of contestants  Chron

This year, the Majestic Court at Deer Park High School has the most contestants in its 65-year history, coordinator Bridget Winstead says. Fifty seniors — 25 boys ...



Deer Park, Galena Park lift shelter-in-place after detecting lower benzene levels  Houston Chronicle

The city of Deer Park has lifted its shelter-in-place order after air quality readings showed lower benzene levels near a petrochemical storage facility where ...



Robinson wins ASC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete award, UMHB places seven on ASC Winter/Spring DSA teams  KXXV News Channel 25

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor placed seven student-athletes on the American Southwest Conference Winter/Spring Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Teams ...



City, school construction projects to keep Deer Park buzzing in 2019  Chron

New year, new Deer Park? Maybe not completely, but the city and local school district have a list of projects coming online or getting started in 2019. Money for ...



Deer Park High’s comedy ‘Bob’ depicts a very unusual life  Chron.com

Stage lighting tricks and creative set designs will help students perform the cross-country adventures of a fictional character in “Bob: A Life in Five Acts” at 7 p.m. ...



ITC: Latest Deer Park fires caused likely caused by wall breach  Houston Chronicle

A breach in a containment wall at Intercontinental Terminals Co. that allowed flame-retardant foam to leak from the charred Deer Park tank farm likely caused the ...



In Deer Park, dark cloud gives way to bright blue sky  Houston Chronicle

The children ran under a sky that once burned black but now rang bright blue. Many of them had been all but cooped up for days. With school off and no ...



Waggoner Hall of Honor announces 2019 induction class  insidedp.com

Four Deer Park High School graduates have been selected as the 2019 inductees for the Felton F. Waggoner Hall of Honor. Laura (Howell) Sweeney (1977), ...



Lawmakers target lapses in Deer Park fire response, lax regulations  Houston Chronicle

Shortfalls included a lack of critical information for the public in a timely manner and what some described as lax regulations that allow polluters to keep a clean ...



McDonald’s Texas Invitational to bring teams, cash to Deer Park, Pasadena  Chron.com

For 14 years, the McDonalds's Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament has been the place to see soon-to-be-famous players wow crowds as part of high ...



Expect flaring at Shell’s Deer Park plant  Houston Chronicle

Officials at Shell's Deer Park plant on Texas 225 are warning residents and drivers that they may see flaring from the plant.



Post-Harvey, city of Deer Park takes stock of flood-control needs  Chron

Though more than a year has passed since it devastated the Greater Houston area, Hurricane Harvey is still having an impact on communities throughout the ...



Ton of talent awaits Cantu’s arrival as softball program’s new head coach  Chron.com

On the surface, it may seem like a new era is dawning for the highly-respected Deer Park High School girls fastpitch softball program, but it really isn't. Longtime ...



Deer Park councilwoman touts city accomplishments in re-election bid  Chron.com

Deer Park City Council Position 1 incumbent Sherry Garrison is seeking re-election to a seat she has held since 2013, saying she wants to be part of preparing ...



Harris County sues ITC over Deer Park fire  Houston Chronicle

Harris County has sued Intercontinental Terminals Co. for failing to prevent a massive chemical fire that burned for more than 60 hours last week and spewed an ...



Friends gather in Deer Park to remember beauty queen Chelsi Smith  KPRC Click2Houston

Friends of Chelsi Smith, a Deer Park native who had a historic run as Miss Texas, Miss USA and Miss Universe, remembered her Monday after word spread of ...



It's 'Hello Texas' time again in Deer Park  Chron

The 37th annual production of "Hello Texas" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1-3 in the Deer Park High School Performing Arts Center. "Each night will feature ...



Flynn coming home as Deer's new head football coach  mySA

Sixteen years after having to settle for second fiddle behind a record-shattering quarterback in the state, Austin Flynn is coming home to some first-rate fanfare.



UIL throws Deer Park back to District 21-6A  Chron.com

Well, it was nice while it lasted. That cozy, tight-knit neighborly district that the UIL created two years ago got blown to smithereens Thursday morning when the ...



Deer Park's success rekindles thoughts of 1990's state baseball runner-up team  Houston Chronicle

The Deer made it back by beating Travis twice after dropping their Class 6A Region III championship series opener, capturing Game 3 on a bases-loaded walk ...



Who will win a spot on Deer Park High's Majestic Court?  Chron.com

Almost four dozen seniors at Deer Park High School will vie for six coveted spots on the 2017 Majestic Court in the school's 63rd annual pageant, to be held at ...



As petroleum exports grow, so do risks  Houston Chronicle

The Gulf Coast has, for the first time, become a net exporter of oil as the region rapidly expands its refining, pipeline and terminal networks to handle the flood of ...



Unbeaten Deer Park (Texas) climbs to No. 1 in Super 25 baseball rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Unbeaten Deer Park (Texas) is the new No. 1 team in the Super 25 baseball rankings. The Stags improved to 24-0 as they defeated West Brook (Beaumont) ...



San Jacinto Day Festival and re-enactment canceled as ITC fire investigation continues  Houston Chronicle

The annual San Jacinto Day Festival has been canceled because of the ongoing investigation and cleanup of the nearby Intercontinental Terminals Co.



Deer Park ISD substitute teacher accused of sexting student  KPRC Houston

A Deer Park Independent School District substitute teacher has been arrested, accused of sending and receiving sexual texts with a student.



CEO in ITC tank fire makes YouTube apology after 11 days  Houston Chronicle

Eleven days after Intercontinental Terminals Co.'s chemical tanks erupted in flames near Houston and spread panic across the fourth-biggest U.S. city, the ...



Harris County DA hits ITC with five environmental charges  Houston Chronicle

The Harris County District Attorney's office has charged Intercontinental Terminals Company with five counts of water pollution, Kim Ogg announced Monday.



Chelsi Smith, 1995 Miss Universe from Texas, dies at age 45  Chron.com

Chelsi Smith, the first and only Texan to wear the Miss Universe crown, died Saturday after a year-long battle with liver cancer, according to her family. She was ...



Deer Park ninth-grader in custody after unloaded gun found on campus  KTRK-TV

Deer park ISD sent a letter home to parents. Administrators say the teen told them he brought the gun because he'd been threatened by the sibling of another ...



Field events guide Lady Deer track team to 22-6A championship  Chron.com

PASADENA - Highlighted by a blistering performance in the field events on Wednesday, the Deer Park High School varsity girls track and field team is ...



Ship channel closure after ITC fire could be costly for LyondellBasell  Houston Chronicle

Houston's LyondellBasell expects its second quarter results to take a hit from the March chemical fire in Deer Park that forced the refiner to reduce output when ...



Money courier robbed outside of Deer Park ISD school  KTRK-TV

DEER PARK, TX (KTRK) -- Class was well underway when it happened at 9:30 am on Monday morning, a money courier had picked up the cash deposits at ...



Lady Deer surge to 22-6A track and field championship  Chron.com

With six athletes scoring 10 or more points, Deer Park High School's girls' track and field team lived up to its pre-district championship meet hype with some ...



Deer Park baseball moves on to 6A Regional Semifinals  KTRK-TV

Deer Park baseball will move on to the Regional Semifinals in 6A baseball after defeating Kempner 6-0.



Former Deer Park football player named to Cleveland Browns roster  Chron.com

Former Deer Park High School all-district placekicker Zane Gonzalez was named to the Cleveland Browns' season-opening, 53-player roster this past Saturday, ...



'This is a part of the healing': Santa Fe baseball team takes the field, a day after horror hit the town  Dallas News

DEER PARK — Towheaded toddlers played hide-and-seek underneath the bleachers. Their little legs carried them as fast as they could as they swiveled ...



Houston channel importance swelled as oil, gas exports rose  Houston Chronicle

On a normal day, 42 tankers, 19 freighters, 391 barges, 128 ferries and 2 cruise ships will move through the Houston Ship Channel. On any given day, one of ...



Deer Park to Get New Gun Store  Patch.com

Pasadena, TX - A new gun store is set to open in Deer Park.



Barbe (La.) climbs back into Super 25, Deer Park (Texas) holds onto No. 1 spot  USA TODAY High School Sports

Barbe (Lake Charles, La.), looking to win its third consecutive state title, is the highest-ranked new team in the Super 25 baseball rankings at No. 21. Deer Park ...



My geeky teenage life with Ted Cruz  Houston Chronicle

In 1988, I was a senior at Deer Park High School in Texas. When I met Ted Cruz, it was the first time I'd felt as if someone sized me up, found me wanting and ...



Santa Fe unites as more horrific details emerge from school attack  Houston Chronicle

The Santa Fe baseball team was down 7-0 to Kingwood Park on Saturday night. “Let's go Indians, let's go!” they chanted, stomping their feet on the bleachers.



Unsafe stadium structure forces Port Arthur Memorial to seek alternative football 'home'  12newsnow.com KBMT-KJAC

PORT ARTHUR — The Port Arthur Memorial High School Titans are in search of an alternative football stadium to play its upcoming 2018 home games at after a ...



2018 John Garrison Scholarship Award winners announced  CUinsight.com

DEER PARK, TX (April 3, 2018) — Shell Federal Credit Union extends the John Garrison Scholarship Award to graduating high school seniors each year.



Hutcherson to take helm of Panther Baseball program next season  Liberty Hill Independent

By Lance Catchings. Starting next spring, the Liberty Hill High School baseball program will be under new leadership. Steven Hutcherson was hired as the head ...



Deer Park teacher accused of having sex with student  Houston Chronicle

A Deer Park High School teacher has been accused of having sex with a teenage student. Emily Kate Janes, 23, of La Porte, is charged with having an improper ...



Deer Park's Josh Pettitte among sons of Major Leaguers likely to be selected in 2013 MLB Draft  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Deer Park senior did everything asked to carry on Pettitte name and the torch for sons of former major league baseball players everywhere.



Blinn College men's basketball looks to reach new heights in 2018-19  KBTX

The Blinn College basketball team is looking to reach new heights in 2018-19. “We want to compete at a high level and be a difficult team to play against, so that ...



Meet Ms. Pasadena Senior 2018  KTRK-TV

Betty O' Bannon is the newly crowned Miss Pasadena Senior. She beat out eleven other ladies last Thursday night.



Zane Gonzalez has a name out of a movie (literally) and the support of a family bonded by close quarters  cleveland.com

BEREA, Ohio -- The story behind Zane Gonzalez's first name is a simple one: his parents were watching TV one night. "We were watching the movie 'Maverick' ...



Pasadena Strawberry Festival kicks off this weekend with plenty of food and fun  KTRK-TV

PASADENA, Texas (KTRK) -- Are you ready, Pasadena? One of the city's biggest events each year, the Pasadena Strawberry Festival, runs through this ...



Hellas Back In Deer Park After A Decade  PR Web

After ten years, Hellas Construction has returned to Deer Park, TX this summer to install their Matrix® synthetic turf at Deer Park High School's Abshier Stadium ...



Miller set to take over program at Marion  mySA

Ryne Miller said Wednesday he has been hired as the head football coach at Marion, pending approval by the Marion ISD Board of Trustees. Miller, 32, has ...



Harris County Public Health offers free flu shots this weekend  CW39 Houston

HUMBLE, Texas — With as bad as this flu season has been, anyway to prevent more people getting sick is a good thing. Harris County Public Health offered ...



Clear Creek's Rupert Jaso excited about Pasadena AD opportunity  Chron.com

Rupert Jaso has delivered a few pitches in his day so when it came to interviewing for the athletic director position for the Pasadena Independent School District, ...



Thomas Walkup ready to become rising star in Lithuania  KTRE

He may be a rising star in Europe, but at home Thomas Walkup is just like every other visitor on the campus of SFA.



Terry Layne Faughtenbery | Obituaries  Seguin Gazette-Enterprise

Terry Layne Faughtenbery, 51, was born on April 17, 1965, in Kingsville, Texas, to Robert and Lenora Gale Faughtenbery with his twin brother, Jerry Wayne.



BISD releases applicant list for Beaumont United football position  Beaumont Enterprise

In response to a BeaumontEnterprise.com open records request, Beaumont ISD released on Friday the list of applicants for the position of head football coach ...



Speed easy to see as fans enjoy reveal of Demons' 2018 signing class  KTAL

NATCHITOCHES – When Northwestern State's new football coaching staff took to social media as recruiting cranked up last month, they used the hashtag ...



New coaches named at Alpha Omega Academy  Huntsville Item

New coaches are in place for the Lions and Lady Lions.



Lamar tight end forced to quit football after repeated concussions  Beaumont Enterprise

On the last day of school in May, Duncan McVey's purpose for going to Lamar University took a hit he couldn't ward off. No longer would McVey, a junior tight ...



Raiders ink 11 on early signing day  GoBlueRaiders.com

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee head football coach Rick Stockstill announced today the signing of 11 players to scholarship agreements during ...



Clear Creek edges North Shore in boys basketball 6A Region III area playoffs  Chron.com

DEER PARK - Regulation wasn't enough time to separate North Shore and Clear Creek in an area-round boys basketball game Friday night. The teams are ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Northwestern State Demon Football - Class of 2018 signee bios  nsudemons.com

Northwestern State Demon Football 2018 Signing Class Bio Capsules Cedric Anderson, DB, 6-3, 185, Clinton, LA-East Feliciana HS Four-sport star at East ...



Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Ex-Permian trainer heads to court  Odessa American

Ector County's district attorney stepped in to procure indictments against two female ECISD employees after district police were unable to gather enough ...



Bouleau-Wiik tandem is double trouble for Spartans' foes  Katy Times

Anna Bouleau was just looking for rides home. Little did she know she'd wind up finding her doubles partner out of the deal.



How HGH triangle ensnared Andy Pettitte, dad and trainer  New York Daily News

In his Feb. 4 deposition, Andy Pettitte revealed to Congressional attorneys how his father, Tom, procured HGH from a trainer at a gym and then shared it with his ...



Play on family violence nets awards for Atascocita students  Chron.com

Three seniors won acting awards at regionals and Atascocita High School's production of scenes from "The Angelina Project" was honored recently as alternate ...



Best family-friendly events in May kids will go crazy for  Chron

May is a great month for Houston kids because school is basically over and summer is basically here. It's also great because one of Texas' best seasons ...



KHOUpreps: 2016 National Signing Day Coverage  KHOU

Athletes will pick colleges. Schools will send off their best. College programs will reload from the best the state has to offer. National Signing Day is here. Student ...



Salado ISD selects new principal | Education  Killeen Daily Herald

SALADO — Ross Sproul was named the new principal for Salado High School and will begin his new job in July.



Veterinarian watches helplessly as son breaks down | Local News  Victoria Advocate

Steven Koenig did not want to believe his son was mentally ill. Brad Koenig, who is now 31, graduated in the top 11 percent of his class from Deer Park High ...



Galveston Bay Foundation protects natural resources  Houston Chronicle

As the new director of development for the Galveston Bay Foundation, Sharon Roark spends a lot of time telling others what the nonprofit organization does to ...



Cross-Country: Meet of Champions winners Petela and Grisbaum along with Rutto headline New Jersey entries at Foot Locker Northeast Regional  NJ.com

Meet of Champions winners Luke Petela of Haddon Twp. and Devon Grisbaum of Ocean City along with Edwin Rutto of St. Benedict's Prep headline New ...



Charge dropped against second adult who had sex with Conroe ISD student  Chron.com

A former high school referee who had sex with a Conroe ISD student will not face a charge of improper relationship with a student as an educator.



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 800m Run  MileSplit

Check out the nation\'s top 500 outdoor boys returnees in the 800 meter run.



Webster Presbyterian celebrates 45th Lunar Communion  Chron.com

The 45th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing on July 20 will be even more special to members of Webster Presbyterian Church as they will be ...



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