Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Is Monday, January 15th

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University and the Northeast Arkansas Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Planning Committee are partnering to host the 16th annual celebration Monday, Jan. 15.

Rev. Ray Scales of Jonesboro, committee chair, said he expects the celebration to draw hundreds of participants, as it has in previous years.

“Our goal is to keep our community as one,” Scales commented.  “We welcome everyone who can to come and participate.”

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at University Hall, 113 Dean St., immediately west of the Carl R. Reng Student Union.  Participants will move north to Johnson Ave., east to University Loop East, then south to Fowler Center.   MORE

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