News briefs, April 12

Published 12:56 pm Thursday, April 12, 2018

Danville march planned to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination

An educational march to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, April 15, beginning at Trinity Episcopal Church, then to the Boyle County Courthouse, both on Main Street, and on to Centerpoint Church, located at 116 N. Third St., where excerpts of some of the works written by Dr. King and his wife Coretta Scott King will be read and civil rights songs will be performed by the Voices of Praise Choir from First Baptist Church Second and Walnut Streets.

Following the community march there will be a meal served at  St. James A.M.E. church on Walnut Street for those who made reservations.

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Mercer County Senior High School Site-Based Decision Making Council – 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 16. Agenda includes: agenda approval; March minutes; Good News Report; 2018-2019 staffing, master schedule, employment vacancies, budget update, SBDM elections and calendar update.

Boyle County Republican Party — 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 at Mallard’s Restaurant, 1001 Ben Ali Drive, Danville. Contact info: or (859) 516-3073.