To the Editor: The Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance would like to take this opportunity to thank some very fine Individuals of our community for such a wonderful, powerful and glorious experience during Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 16, 2012 here in the city of Corsicana. We witnessed on Monday from the beginning to the end.
A special thanks goes to some very fine citizens here in Corsicana — Elder Valorie Horn for directing some 100 people in the city wide mass choir, Mr. Orlando Williams for assisting with the Youth of the city, and Ms. Penny Liggins committee member with this years event.
Special thanks go to one of the greatest musician here in Corsicana — Paul Lewis — for the music played on Monday evening. Special thanks also to Evangelist Mrs. Cathy Douglas our MC, and Margaret Evans ,for their help in making the program a success.
A special, special thanks goes to Pastor Dan Lane of the Day Spring Church for being our host this year at the Taylorsa Events Center.
IDMA Officers, Pastor Larry L. Polk, Sr., Second Mission Baptist Church, for the spoken word. And Bishop K.D. Davis, Mayor Pro-Tem Ruby Williams, County Judge H.M. Davenport Jr., Holiday Commission, Martin Luther King Jr. Center Board, NAACP, Mr. Leonard Dixon, Boys & Girls Club, Pct .2 Councilman Mrs. Ruby Williams, Pct. 2 Navarro College Trustee Ms. Faith Holt, and Elmeree Burrell, for our morning event for Martin Luther King Day with our youth, and last but not least, this wonderful community of Corsicana, thank you for your presence for making this programs a success.
This was our 5th year celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day held in the City of Corsicana.
Dairy G. Johnson Sr., President of IDMA
Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance
To the Editor: I am 63 years old, a veteran and patriotic American citizen.
One of the reasons I served my country was to protect the separation of church and state. The county officials of Henderson County want to have the Bible as the law of the land. Not the Constitution. I intend on putting a stop to that in court.
I have already notified all of them, and the Keep Athens Beautiful committee, that if the Nativity scene is put up again on government property, I will file a lawsuit to remove it.