Category: Local News

Featured Adoptable Pet

Lucy is looking for her furever home! She loves people and does great with women, older kids and other dogs! Your house will be full of love and snuggles as well as being safe and protected by this sweet medium energy pup.

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Falling Leaves! Hurray for me!

If you want to have a wonderful garden for next year, prepare now with all those fallen leaves around your house! Did you know that up to 80% of a tree’s nutrients and minerals are pulled into the leaves? Adding them to your garden is a great way to replace those nutrients back into the soil.

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FFA Farm Day

What can be more awesome than kids and animals? How about teenagers serving their community by hosting an educational day that includes grade school children and animals? Agriculture education came to life when the Deer Park FFA Chapter held their annual Farm/Ag Safety Day on September 27th.

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Community Thanksgiving

On November 23rd from 4-6pm, a free Thanksgiving meal will be held at Deer Park High School. The event, which is hosted by Christ’s Church of Deer Park, encourages you to “invite your friends, family, and neighbors and enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal with us.”

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To the Rescue

The tri-county area has been blessed with an abundance of rescue groups that will fit each family’s needs while also serving a wide variety of animals. Cats, dogs, horses, and even tigers are just a few of the animals that are cared for by our local rescue organizations.

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Christmas Coloring Contest 2019

Time to bring out your favorite art supplies and add some color to the picture on page 7. Send it back to us with an entry form and you could win one of three amazing prize packages. All ages are invited to submit their artwork.

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Letter to the Editor – Lyn Cunningham

We need to bring manufacturing back to the United States. Nike, and many companies, hire a few sales and marketing people in the US, but all their manufacturing takes place in other countries.

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Dine Out to Help Out

Consider patronizing local restaurants during Dine Out To Help Out. Participating restaurants will donate 10% of their day’s proceeds to the GreenHouse Food Bank.

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Building A Remarkable Community

The Chamber of Commerce is one of the local groups working to help Deer Park move with purpose into the future. The Chamber’s Board of Directors is planning an open forum called “Building A Remarkable Community” for November 18th at Lofty Skies (851 S Main Street) to bring more people into this community conversation.

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Winterfest: Participation Required

Winterfest planning is in full swing right now, and it’s time for the community to get involved in a big way. Many positions need to be filled and support is still required; however, volunteer participation continues to drop lower and lower.

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