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Big day nears for high school seniors in Deer Park, La Porte  Chron.com

The yearly high school commencement ritual is around the corner for Deer Park and La Porte seniors, bringing a mix of excitement, nerves and anticipation.



At least 6 school districts to reopen Monday after Deer Park fire  Chron

Several area school districts will reopen on Monday, after a week of fires at a nearby chemical plant. The Galena Park, Channelview, Goose Creek Consolidated ...



Deer Park resident remembered for chronicling city’s history  Chron

Barbara Weidig Wells loved immersing herself in history. The late Deer Park historian's daughter, Julianne Brackin, can see the piles of papers, documents, ...



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 ...



Deer Park plant fire puts community at a standstill  KPRC Click2Houston

DEER PARK, Texas - The Deer Park chemical fire is causing havoc for residents in the immediate and surrounding area. Local officials issued a shelter-in-place ...



Radio personality Christi Brooks among inductees to Deer Park High hall of honor  Chron.com

Slated for induction this year into a hall of honor for Deer Park High School graduates are an advocate for the visually impaired, a popular radio personality, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Miss Deer Park’s focus: Special needs kids  Chron

A *service* project that began in Deer Park for children with special needs will get statewide exposure at this summer's Miss Texas Scholarship Pageant in ...



Timetable for Deer Park blaze indefinite; number of tanks on fire increases  Houston Chronicle

Fire officials are uncertain about how long the chemical fire at Intercontinental Terminals Co. will continue after the blaze at the Deer Park facility worsened ...



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. ...



Deer Park troupe fulfills longtime dream with ‘Mamma Mia!’  Chron

Billed as “the most fun you can have at a musical,” the July 5-20 production of “Mamma Mia!” at Art Park Players in Deer Park has been years in the making.



Latest fire contained at charred Deer Park plant  Houston Chronicle

The news of the breach came shortly after ITC officials said crews could spend up to 12 hours pumping pyrolysis gasoline out of one of tanks and that during that ...



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 ...



Deer Park troupe’s ‘Plaid’ showcases songs from the ’50s  Chron

Dr. Tommy Hysler was the pianist and McCade Fletcher was a newborn the first time the Art Park Players presented “Forever Plaid,” a jukebox musical with ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Benzene spike, pumping problems delay fire investigators' access to ITC tank farm  Houston Chronicle

Benzene detections and problems removing chemicals from the site of the Deer Park petrochemical fire delayed investigators from entering a "hot zone" on ...



Tech-driven workout studio designed to give people a ‘longer and more vibrant life’  Chron

An Orangetheory Fitness studio is scheduled to late September at the crossroads of Pasadena, La Porte and Deer Park. The studio, which will be at 7730 ...



Deer Park students to compete for Majestic Court  Chron

A total of 20 boys and 20 girls will compete Jan. 18 for six spots on the 64th annual Majestic Court at Deer Park High School. "The theme is Winter Wonderland," ...



The ITC fire created 20 million gallons of waste. Getting rid of it is no easy task.  Houston Chronicle

As hurricane season gets underway and the attention of the Intercontinental Terminals Co. fire in March mostly shifts elsewhere, the work to dispose of 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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) ...



Athlete of the Week: Deer Park HS Alysa Torres  KHOU.com

Congratulations are in order for Deer Park High School softball player Alysa Torres. She has been selected as KHOU 11 Sports Athlete of the Week.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



'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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Former Houston high school stars taken in this year's MLB Draft  Houston Chronicle

Cypress Ranch High School had three players get selected in this year's Major League Baseball Draft, which concluded Wednesday evening.



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 ...



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 ...



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' ...



Bert Morrison  Madisonville Meteor

Bert Randall Morrison, 59, of Madisonville, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Cozart Funeral Home ...



2018 Texas HS Football HOF Class announced  kcentv.com

Please join us in welcoming the class of 2018 into the Hall of Fame May 5 at 6 p.m.



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 ...



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, ...



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.



Mets select St. Thomas pitcher Josh Wolf with No. 53 pick  Houston Chronicle

St. Thomas righthander Josh Wolf was selected by the New York Mets with the No. 53 overall pick in the second round of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft ...



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 ...



New coaches named at Alpha Omega Academy  Huntsville Item

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



Best Gynaecologists in Houston  Kev's Best

Houston's top rated Gynaecologists. List of the best Gynaecologists in Houston dealing with ultrasounds, paps tests, fertility and menopause.



Cy Ranch's Matt Thompson selected by White Sox in second round of draft  Houston Chronicle

Cypress Ranch senior Matthew Thompson was selected by the Chicago White Sox with the 45th overall pick of the MLB First-Year Player Draft on Monday at the ...



Texas A&M shortstop Braden Shewmake selected by Braves  Houston Chronicle

The Atlanta Braves selected Texas A&M shortstop Braden Shewmake with the 21st overall selection in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft on Monday.



Extra! Extra! Plaza Theatre Company's NEWSIES Opens This Friday!  Broadway World

This Friday, February 1st, Plaza Theatre Company opens DISNEY'S NEWSIES THE MUSICAL at PlazaCo's Dudley Hall location at 305 S. Anglin Street in ...



Pirates pick UH's Jared Triolo in second round  Houston Chronicle

The University of Houston got its highest MLB draft selection since Brad Lincoln on Monday.



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.



BWW Review: WHITE CHRISTMAS Delights at The Firehouse Theatre  Broadway World

The weather outside was indeed frightful, a 70 degree day followed by fitful storms, but White Christmas inside the Firehouse Theatre was, exactly as their ...



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 ...



UH first baseman Joe Davis drafted by Red Sox  Houston Chronicle

First baseman Joe Davis, the University of Houston's career home run leader, was selected in the 19th round by the Boston Red Sox in the Major League ...



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 10,007 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.



Mariners draft UH reliever Fred Villarreal  Houston Chronicle

University of Houston relief pitcher Fred Villarreal, known for his mohawk-style cut and clutch late-inning outings, was selected in the 25th round by the Mariners ...



Aces setting softball standard  Chron.com

When Dave McCorkle started a Gold softball team in the summer of 2007 he had high hopes that one day he could build something great. He never knew his ...



New Bill Could Bring CS Programs to 500K JROTC Students—and Diversify the Future Workforce  EdSurge

Congress is proposing an innovative approach to building the federal technology talent pipeline for computer science roles, one that should be exciting ...



Twins take Rice pitcher Matt Canterino in 2019 MLB Draft  Houston Chronicle

The Twins selected Rice pitcher Matt Canterino in the second round of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft on Monday.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Girls In XC  MileSplit

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Teen partners with police on his Eagle Scout project  Houston Chronicle

A Scout parent provided Alexander with the idea for his project and gave him the contact for the police department. After meeting with the officers and discussing ...



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 ...



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.



10 years after acid attack, she's an American citizen  Houston Chronicle

In a cavernous auditorium on the city's north side, Julie Aftab raised her hand to take the oath of citizenship Tuesday, tears streaking down her smooth, left cheek ...



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 ...



BWW Interview: Derrick Davis of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Bass Performance Hall  Broadway World

If you ask a musical theatre lover to name one of their favorite shows, there's a high likelihood they will mention Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic, The Phantom of ...



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 ...



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Boys 800m Run  MileSplit

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



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