Hopkins County African American Leadership Conference

January 19th marks the 24th year of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Ceremony presented by the Hopkins County African American Leadership Conference.

Dr. Dan Jones, CEO of Texas A&M University-Commerce, presides as the master of ceremonies over the event, which takes place inside the Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church on Fuller Street in Sulphur Springs at 7:00 p.m., and will honor a number of local residents with awards ranging from, “Spirit of Loyalty,” to, “MLK Man and Woman of the Year.”

Hopkins County honors citizens on MLK Jr. Day

Jan 17, 2012
Photo by Jerrod Knight

SULPHUR SPRINGS - Over 100 people and organizations were recognized in awards ceremonies both Sunday and Monday in honor of the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.