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On the march - NAACP honors King with annual rally Monday

January 21, 2014

David Hogan marches alongside Alicia and Martesa Bishop (from left) in the Oktibbeha County NAACP 2014 Martin Luther King Day march on Monday. The march began on Dr. Douglas L. Conner Drive and ended at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex, where the Oktibbeha County NAACP hosted a rally. The march and rally were among several events held throughout the community to celebrate MLK Day. (Photo by Alex Holloway, SDN)

Members and friends of the Oktibbeha County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People came together early Monday afternoon for a special march and rally in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

More than 100 people were on hand for the march, which began at the north end of Douglas L. Connor Drive and followed Jefferson, Lafayette and Main streets. The march ended at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex, where the Oktibbeha County NAACP hosted the rally.

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