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MLK Day Parade



In what’s become an annual tradition, about 50 persons marched down MLK Drive Monday afternoon to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Organizer Henry Miller said six local churches participated: Springfield Baptist, Pecan Street Church of Christ, New Jerusalem Church, Allen Chapel AME, New Hope Baptist and Rising Star Baptist. Minister Larry Wilcox portrayed Dr. King and read from the Bible. (Wilcox, at left, and Miller are in the middle of the parade, wearing suits.) Miller expressed appreciation to: Love’s Flowers & Gifts, balloons; Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Johnson, Cherie Mitchell and Hazel Santee, refreshments; Rev. S. L. Ross, pastor, Springfield Baptist, for hosting the event. 
Reporter/Mike Brown In what’s become an annual tradition, about 50 persons marched down MLK Drive Monday afternoon to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Organizer Henry Miller said six local churches participated: Springfield Baptist, Pecan Street Church of Christ, New Jerusalem Church, Allen Chapel AME, New Hope Baptist and Rising Star Baptist. Minister Larry Wilcox portrayed Dr. King and read from the Bible. (Wilcox, at left, and Miller are in the middle of the parade, wearing suits.) Miller expressed appreciation to: Love’s Flowers & Gifts, balloons; Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Johnson, Cherie Mitchell and Hazel Santee, refreshments; Rev. S. L. Ross, pastor, Springfield Baptist, for hosting the event. Reporter/Mike Brown

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