2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

  • Sulphur Springs city council member Rev. Harold Nash (center) read a proclamation during the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration and social justice awards presentation for the family of Jimmie Lurleene Harrison, former Sulphur Springs educator who passed away Dec. 16, 2019, held at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Monday evening.
    Sulphur Springs city council member Rev. Harold Nash (center) read a proclamation during the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration and social justice awards presentation for the family of Jimmie Lurleene Harrison, former Sulphur Springs educator who passed away Dec. 16, 2019, held at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Monday evening.
  • The choir performed selections, including "Oh Happy Day" and "If I Had a Hammer," at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
    The choir performed selections, including "Oh Happy Day" and "If I Had a Hammer," at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
  • Sulphur Springs Elementary School fifth-grader James Winnett-Moore's essay presentation at Monday's Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King awards presentation at Mitchell Chapel in Sulphur Springs received a standing ovation.
    Sulphur Springs Elementary School fifth-grader James Winnett-Moore's essay presentation at Monday's Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King awards presentation at Mitchell Chapel in Sulphur Springs received a standing ovation.
  • Justice of the Peace B.J. Teer read the opening scripture at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
    Justice of the Peace B.J. Teer read the opening scripture at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
  • Choir members at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
    Choir members at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
  • Harmonic music accompanied the passing of the collection plate at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs. The funds go to further the next year's celebration.
    Harmonic music accompanied the passing of the collection plate at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs. The funds go to further the next year's celebration.
  • Hopkins County Commissioner Harold Nash was among those handing out the social justice awards at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
    Hopkins County Commissioner Harold Nash was among those handing out the social justice awards at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
  • Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom greeted everyone in attendance at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
    Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom greeted everyone in attendance at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
  • Dr. Mark Rudin, president and CEO of Texas A&M University-Commerce, was the guest speaker at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
    Dr. Mark Rudin, president and CEO of Texas A&M University-Commerce, was the guest speaker at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
  • Musicians accompanied the choir at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
    Musicians accompanied the choir at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
  • The Fruit of the Spirit award was presented to Rev. Dr. LaVelle Hendricks at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
    The Fruit of the Spirit award was presented to Rev. Dr. LaVelle Hendricks at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
  • W.C. Pryor at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
    W.C. Pryor at the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Sulphur Springs.
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The 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration and social justice awards presentations drew a capacity crowd Monday evening at Morning Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs.