BSCTC, City of Pikeville to host Unity March in honor of MLK Day

Big Sandy Community and Technical College, in conjunction with the City of Pikeville, will hold a Unity March on Monday, January 16 in Pikeville.

The event will be a commemoration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  A Unity March will begin at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Pikeville and will conclude with a program at the Pikeville City Park.  Pastor Justin Preston of the Blackmon Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church in Clincho, Va. will recite King’s “I have a dream” speech and Rev. Herbert T. Owens, a Pikeville native, from the Historic Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church will serve as the keynote speaker.

For more information, contact Tina Terry at (606) 886-7374 or email, or LaGenia Layne at (606) 422-6160 or email

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