Smithville to host virtual county MLK Jr. celebration Posted in: NewsLifestyle The City of Smithville is honored to again host the 32nd Annual Bastrop County Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission Celebration in Bastrop County. This program rotates between the cities of Bastrop, Elgin and Smithville each year. It represents a very solemn and dedicated commitment between all members of Bastrop County in coming together to celebrate and honor Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy. This year’s Celebration takes place under extraordinary circumstances. We are not able to safely gather to walk together, and we are safer and stronger when we celebrate apart. With the start of 2021, we are celebrating with a ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!