With less than a week to go, organizers are putting the finishing touches on the plans to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 18 with a parade and other events. The parade will begin staging at 10:45 a.m. in front of First Baptist Church parking lot in Sherman. The parade will end at the MLK Park on East Street. The celebration is scheduled for the Saturdy before Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

With less than a week to go, organizers are putting the finishing touches on the plans to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 18 with a parade and other events. The parade will begin staging at 10:45 a.m. in front of First Baptist Church parking lot in Sherman. The parade will end at the MLK Park on East Street. The celebration is scheduled for the Saturdy before Martin Luther King Jr. Day.


A program will follow the parade at the park. All churches, youth groups, civic and social organizations are asked to participate in the event.


Organizers are asking that participants decorate their church van, motorcycle or even bicycle for the event. Organizers are asking for a $5 donation for entries to go toward next year’s event. For more information, please contact Tracey Ross 903-819-4977.