Morris honors Ortha King, Jr. for 51 years of service with the city

Ortha King, Jr. shakes hands with Morris Mayor Chris Brown. King retired from the City of Morris after 51 years on Monday.

The City of Morris honored Ortha King, Jr. on Monday, who is retiring after working for the City of Morris for 51 years.

Mayor Chris Brown said King’s first day was on June 26, 1972.

Michael Urbanec

Michael Urbanec

Michael Urbanec covers Grundy County and the City of Morris, Coal City, Minooka, and more for the Morris Herald-News