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Lamar Alexander Statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr., holiday this upcoming Monday: 

“In the summer of 1963, I stood on the National Mall as an intern at the U.S. Department of Justice and listened to Dr. King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech. I especially remember the power of ‘not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.’ A lot has happened since that day, but there is still more to do. Dr. King dedicated his life to help ensure equality for all Americans, and as we honor him we should continue to strive to treat each other as equals who deserve the same opportunities.”

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts reflects on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Written by Joe Pitts

Mayor of Clarksville

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – For Monday’s national holiday, as a community, we pause to reflect on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We also study the words he spoke decades ago, and how they still speak to us today.

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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President Donald Trump’s Proclamation on Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday, 2020

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – On August 28th, 1963, nearly a quarter of a million people gathered in the August heat on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to hear the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speak.

People traveled to our Nation’s Capital from places as far away as Atlanta and Los Angeles to witness one of the defining moments in American history.

On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Dr. King articulated the founding dream of America, the vision of our Founders for all Americans to live as “an heir of the legacy of dignity and worth.”

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

 

Martin Luther King Jr.Clarksville, TN – The life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy of fighting for racial equality, human rights and economic justice is honored today, January 20th, 2020 . Dr. King believed in the American Dream and that people of every race, religion and creed should have the opportunity to share in it, deeply.

In less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4th, 1968, African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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Curtis Johnson: News from the Tennessee Capitol, January 18th, 2020

 

Tennessee General Assembly Reconvenes on January 14th, 2020

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The Second Regular Session of the 111th Tennessee General Assembly officially convened this week in Nashville as Republican leaders continued to focus on building upon their recent achievements.

Speaker Cameron Sexton gaveled members into session and also welcomed everyone back before sharing brief remarks with the body about the upcoming session:

The bill filing deadline for this year is set for Wednesday, February 5th. This means all proposals, except bills of local application, must be filed by that deadline in order to be heard for consideration during the 2020 legislative session.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball hosts Alabama, Monday

 

Tennessee (14-3 | 4-1 SEC) vs. Alabama (11-6 | 1-3 SEC)

Monday, January 20th, 2020 | 6:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 24/25 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (14-3, 4-1 SEC) is back home for a Monday night tussle with Alabama (11-6, 1-3 SEC) at Thompson-Boling Arena. Tip-off is slated for 6:02pm CT.

This will mark the 57th meeting between these programs, with the Lady Vols leading the all-time series by a 49-7 advantage. The series has been a streaky one. UA brings a five-game winning spree into Knoxville.

That string came after Tennessee had won an otherworldly 42 straight from March 23rd, 1984, through January 31st, 2016.

Tennessee Women's Basketball takes on Alabama Monday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball takes on Alabama Monday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. (UT Athletics)

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City of Clarksville offices to be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, January 20th, 2020 to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

City Public Safety departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Montgomery County Government Offices Closed in for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government offices will be closed Monday, January 20th, 2002 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday.

All County offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 21st during normal operating hours.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Fort Campbell DONSA

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – In observance of the Fort Campbell Day of No Scheduled Activities Friday, January 17th, 2020 and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday, Monday, January 20th, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) outpatient services, including outpatient pharmacies, will follow a DONSA/holiday schedule.

BACH Emergency Center, labor and delivery, inpatient services and supporting emergency services remain open 24/7 on the federal holiday and DONSA.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Today We Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Martin Luther King Jr.Clarksville, TN – Today, January 21st, 2019, the life of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy of fighting for racial equality, human rights and economic justice is honored . Dr. King believed in the American Dream and that people of every race, religion and creed should have the opportunity to share in it, deeply.

In less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4th, 1968, African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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