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Deport is looking at a healthy coming fiscal year with more than $88,000 in surplus funds rolling over and a fund balance of around $75,000.

“By keeping the kids safe, we’re keeping families safe,” Deport Mayor John Mark Francis said. The city used CARES Act funds to purchase three chemical foggers, bottles of industrial grade disinfectant and bottles of sanitizing solution to battle Covid-19 at Deport Elementary.

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Records show a 72-year-old man and two women ages 82 and 88 lost their battle against the infection that has killed more than 9,000 Texans as of 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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The Deport City Council on Monday took a step toward preparing for a larger population by approving the application process for a new water tower.

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PATTONVILLE - Prairiland ISD will begin classes Aug. 24, school trustees decided at a special noon meeting today. Teachers are to report Aug. 10, and school will be out May 27, 2021, for summer break.

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DEPORT — A United Parcel Service is now available in Deport. Located in the GlobalTech Public Safety Equipment store at 161 Main St., the UPS will serve Deport residents and other surrounding areas in having quicker access to shipping.

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Deport City Council will have a special meeting on Monday at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the procurement application to the Texas Water Development Board to potentially build a 100,000 gallon water tower. 

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The Deport Volunteer Fire Department will hold a low-cost pet vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, at the fire station, corner of Monroe and Main streets in Deport.