KEVIN HARVISON | Staff photo
Local residents attend a proclamation-signing at the McAlester Public Library declaring Jan. 20 as the Reb. Dr. Maratin Luther King Jr. Day in McAlester, with the theme Let's Walk Together. Pictured row 1 from left, Loise Washington and McAlester Mayor John Browne; and second row, Geri Burris, Ruby Boyce, Jackie Brown, Will Ella Davis, Marilyn Smitherman and Brenda Calahan; and third row, Heath Stanfield, Miller Newman, Walid Rasullulah and Rev. Anthony Washington, Chairman.