MLK celebration, parade to be held Jan. 16
The annual MLK Celebration and parade will be held Monday, Jan. 16, at Bethel A.M.E. Church.
The parade lineup will start at 9:30 a.m. and will begin at 10 a.m. at the DeQuincy City Hall. Parade entries can be floats, cars, trucks, bikes and walkers.
Grand Marshal of the parade is Gwendolyn S. Chapper.
The service will begin immediately afterward at the church with Evangelist Darlene Hooker as the speaker. An offering for the MLK Scholarship will be raised.
Anyone wishing to participate on the program will need to contact committee members, Rachal Jackson at 786-2229, Martha Pullard, Elaine Jackson at 786-3999, or Tim Calhoun.