Tag Archive: MLK

Jan 24 2014

King celebrations brings community together

   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, annual memorial event brought out many diverse celebrations. There was the annual parade with so many people in attendance. The beautiful weather allowed many in the community to attend.    According to Lamar Jones, Chairman of  MLK Jr. annual event,  this was one of the best years because of the …

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Jan 20 2014

The Christian Theology of Martin Luther King Jr.

   As we commemorate the 85th anniversary of Reverend Martin Luther King’s birthday we must reflect on all aspects of this dynamic, godly young man’s varied belief system. Known mainly and understandably as something of an American Ghandi, the paladin of non-violent release from the American republic’s ingrained tradition of institutional racism, he is venerated …

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Jan 11 2012

City of Longview to close for MLK holiday

City of Longview offices will be closed Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Sanitation will continue normal trash collection services on Monday, January 16. The Compost Facility will be closed on Monday, January 16 as well as Tuesday, January 17. The Longview Public Library will be closed Monday, January 16 …

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Jan 11 2012

MLK Citywide celebration slated

In honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The MLK Planning Committee, City of Longview, and other community sponsors will present the annual MLK Citywide Celebration with events planned leading up to Monday, January 16. Under the theme “The Dream, From the Community to the World,” several events have been …

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Jan 20 2011

East Texans share Dr. King’s dream

“We are grateful to God for what He did through Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., so we are here to celebrate the God that gave Dr. King the success,” – Pastor J.D. Palmer. Although Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. started out as an obscure Baptist preacher, his calling soon led him far from the pulpit.  …

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