Topic: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Washington, D.C. – As far as black Americans were concerned, the nation’s response to Brown was agonizingly slow, and neither state legislatures nor the Congress seemed willing to help their cause along.
Finally, President John F. Kennedy recognized that only a strong civil rights bill would put teeth into the drive to secure equal protection of the laws for African Americans.
Montgomery County Government Offices to close Monday in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government offices will be closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Public Safety personnel will report as scheduled.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is reminding everyone that the City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Monday, January 21st, 2013 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
City offices will re-open on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 for regularly scheduled hours.
Golden Pond, KY – Monday, January 21st, Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will be waiving fees at participating day-use facilities in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. General admission to the Elk and Bison Prairie will be free and Wranglers Campground will also be waiving day-use riding fees.
“We encourage visitors to come out and enjoy numerous free outdoor recreation opportunities year round,” said LBL Customer Service Manager Brian Beisel. “Bring your family and friends and experience hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, picnicking, and scenic driving in the great outdoors.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events during the month of January.
On January 15th, the Chamber will be hosting the annual Mayors’ Power Breakfast at the Riverview Inn, 50 College Street at 7:30am. During this popular event, both Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers and City of Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan will share their accomplishments of the past year and their goals for 2013. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – Dale Wayrynen Recreation Center (D.W. Rec) has some fun activities planned for the entire Family during the month of January. They start the month off by being open on New Year’s Day from 11:00am to 8:00pm. There will be a variety of treats for everyone to enjoy throughout the afternoon.
On January 6th you can bring the Family for the Board Game Extravaganza at 2:00pm. D.W. Rec will have a wide variety of board games available for you. Come out and play a new game or an old favorite. «Read the rest of this article»
Golden Pond, KY – Got the winter blues? Then cast off on a river cruise with Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area staff to search the shores of Kentucky Lake for bald eagles while enjoying the comforts of the CQ Princess luxury yacht.
Enjoy a delicious meal and relaxing cruise on Kentucky Lake for a unique experience on the CQ Princess. On these three hour cruises, LBL interpreters will tell the story of our nation’s symbol, the bald eagle, as well as help you spot these majestic birds in the wild. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On Monday we will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I believe the best way to honor his legacy is to continue to apply the wisdom he offered and meet the challenges he put before us.
“If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well,” Dr. King once said. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan wants to remind everyone that the City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Monday, January 16th, 2012 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
City offices will re-open on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 for regularly scheduled hours.
Clarksville, TN – While Clarksville-Montgomery County School System schools are closed today, Friday, January 13th, evening and weekend extracurricular activities will resume.
Please remember that Montgomery County schools are closed on Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.
Clarksville Academy – Tonight’s JV game has been cancelled. The girls will tip off at White House Heritage at 5:30pm with the boys immediately to follow.
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