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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Closings and Observances

Last Updated on January 15, 2024 by Cass County Online

Monday, January 15, 2024 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday. The president encourages all Americans to observe this day with appropriate civic, community, and service projects in honor of Dr. King and to visit www.MLKDay.gov to find Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service projects across our country. Read the presidential proclamation here.

Here are additional closings and observances we’ve compiled:

Banks: Most banks are closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Post Office: All Post Offices will be closed and there will be no mail delivery or retail service on Monday, January 15, 2024. Post Offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 16, with full mail delivery and retail service.

TRASH PICKUP: The next holiday that affects the Logansport trash pickup schedule is Memorial Day is May. We have the schedules posted here. The City of Logansport announced Monday that due to the extreme cold temperatures, it has impacted the recycle truck this morning. Recycling will begin Tuesday, 1/16/24 with the Monday route then move on to the Tuesday route. Please plan for a delay in recycling pick up for the remainder of the week.

CASS COUNTY RECYCLING: The recycling warehouse will be closed Monday Jan.15, 2024 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Indiana Department of Natural Resources: Honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by volunteering at a DNR property on Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. On MLK Day, some properties will have self-directed service opportunities such as litter pickup along trails. Check calendar.dnr.IN.gov for lists of activities that day and for other volunteer events throughout the year. Work needed year-round includes maintaining trails, helping in nature centers, and sharing photography or art. Projects can also be tailored to volunteers’ skills. Contact your nearest DNR property to learn how you can help.

Cass County Government: The Cass County Government Building (courthouse) will be closed Monday, Jan. 15. The Cass County Commissioners meeting will be held Tuesday, Jan 16 at 1 p.m.

Eel Township Trustee: The office will be closed Monday, January 15, 2024.

Area Five Agency Head Start is closed Monday, January 15, 2024.

Logansport Schools will not be in session on Monday, January 15, 2024 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. | LCSC Calendar

Lewis Cass Schools will not be in session on Monday, January 15, 2024 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. | Lewis Cass Calendar

Pioneer Regional Schools will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, 2024 due to weather. It will be an eLearning Day and students will log in live with their teacher at the scheduled times.

Caston Schools will be closed Jan. 15, 2024 due to the cold temperatures, and will have a remote learning day.

BMV: All branches are closed Saturday, Jan. 13 through Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, and will resume regularly scheduled business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

IVY TECH:

KOKOMO, Ind. – Dr. Monique Couvson, an award-winning author and social justice scholar, will serve as keynote speaker for Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo’s 20th anniversary of “Doing the Dream.” This annual event is designed to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to keep alive his commitment to justice, equity, and peace within our students and our community. The traditional community banquet is set for Thursday, Jan. 25, in Hingst Hall on the Ivy Tech Kokomo Campus. On Friday, Jan. 26, Couvson will facilitate a community workshop that will bring together a select group of community and educational leaders to kick off an effort aimed at addressing concrete problems to achieve concrete solutions. | More info