Weatherford News

MLK celebration set for Monday

The Parker County/Weatherford NAACP branch 6321 will be hosting its 24th Annual MLK Celebration on Jan. 18, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Shirley Hall Middle School, 902 Charles Street in Weatherford.

The celebration spotlights children from local schools in Parker County, who participated in the essay and artistic expression contests about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The guess speaker will be Michelle D. Carnes from Chicago, who is the author of "The Other Michelle." The book is about her experiences being involved with the historic Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign and being on the transition team in Washington, DC.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Diane Brazzell at 817 596-0163