Stories tagged with: martin luther king jr

November 26, 2014 - 5:26pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

College tuition costs are higher then they have every been. For High School Seniors, it's time to start thinking of ways to help manage that high cost.

Applications are now being accepted from minority students for the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Book scholarship. The scholarship will award multiple students with $500 to help with the cost of their college books.

Heather Sands from the Muskingum County Community Foundation told us about the scholarship program, "It started...

January 15, 2014 - 4:38pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

Martin Luther King Junior Day is more than just a day to celebrate the civil rights advocate.

For the second year the annual MLK Prayer Breakfast is using the event to help others in our community. They're encouraging schools, businesses and churches to collect canned good to help feed the hungry.

"They realize that we need assistance and so this canned food and last year we got abundance and we hope do this year," said Treasurer Muskingum County Hunger Network...

January 21, 2013 - 1:29am
3 years 22 weeks ago

Every year, local churches gather together for a special singspiration to remember Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday evening, John McIntire library held the 22nd annual singspiration where the various church choirs sang several hymns to honor the late Dr. King.

"The singspiration is here for all of us to come together as a community, when community events happen we all come together and for Martin Luther King, we stress the importance of what he did for our country...

January 16, 2012 - 4:18pm
4 years 23 weeks ago

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream continues to live on in the eyes of America's youth.  Monday's "Spirit of Service" Prayer Breakfast at Hallowed Hills in Zanesville reminds students of the value of an education, something the late reverend often preached about.

"One of his legacies that he wanted to lead us in was for us to strive for excellence, and these students are an example," said Co-Chair Kathy...

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