Council renames street to recognize Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Like many other towns and cities across the United States, Cuero at last has a street that recognizes Martin Luther King Jr. Members of the community gathered at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, formerly Airport Drive, and Leonard Roy Harmon Drive, to recognize the renaming of the street with a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 14. The Cuero Chamber of Commerce assisted with the ceremony.
 
Mayor Sara Post Meyer delivered the following proclamation before the ribbon cutting.
 
“Martin Luther King Jr. — we all know his legacy but probably one of the most important questions that he asked — life’s most persistent and urgent question — is what are we going to do for others. As we dedicate this street and rename it Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, let us remember the man for which it is named. The man who encouraged people to find solutions to our community’s most pressing problem."
 
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