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Hundreds Celebrate King's Day in Unity


ARDMORE, OK--  Hundreds took time to salute Civil Rights pioneer Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. here in Texoma.

Ardmore residents marched in the city's annual Martin Luther King parade from Central Park to the H.F.V Wilson Community Center.

The theme of this year's parade was "What Are You Doing for Others?" The program included speakers and performances from local talent.

This years keynote speaker was Ardmore City Schools Superintendent Sonny Bates who reminded the crowd to Keep Dr. King's dream alive.

Activities honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. are not over in Ardmore! There are a few activities left on the calendar in the city.

The Ardmore Chapter of NAACP along with the Ardmore Chamber of Commerce will honor King during their 2013 Martin Luther King , Jr. Banquet on Saturday, January 26, 2013.

The banquet will be held at the Colvert Ministry Center of the First United Methodist Church in Ardmore. The event will begin at 5 PM. For more information, please contact NAACP President Elizabeth Williams at 580-465-8172.