MLK celebration continues with commemoration in Collins | News
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM)- Macedonia Baptist Church hosted a commemoration for
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday.
Presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
Committee of the Pine Belt, the event included guest speaker, Jefferson Davis
School District Superintendent Ike Hayes, as well as Master and Mistress of Ceremonies
Jefferson Davis County Sheriff Ron Strickland and his wife.
"It's a continuation of education, teaching
people the life, history of Dr. King and the things that he accomplished, the
things that he would want us to continue on after his legacy," said President
of the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Committee Thaddeus Edmonson.
The MLK celebration will continue with Dr.
King education week from January 14 – 18. For more information on the events, click
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