Join us at the Eddie Mae Herron Center Sunday, December 8 from 1pm to 4pm for our Christmas Open House and Pictures with Santa Clause. We will have refreshments and musci by the Marr Street Jam Band of Marilyn’s Clogging & Company. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the BRAD Food Bank for your […]
The Eddie Mae Herron Center will be selling BBQ during the Rock N’ Roll Highway 67 Music Festival. Please join us October 12th.
Saturday, June 15th the Eddie Mae Herron Center along with Black River Technical College will host their annual Juneteenth Celebration. Events start at 8am and continue until 6pm. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the day. Events will be held at the Eddie Mae Herron Center at 1708 Archer Street in Pocahontas. Events: 8am: Event […]
Today marks the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968. He was 39 years old. He was rushed to St. Joseph’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead. James Earl Ray, a fugitive from the Missouri State Penitentiary […]
We would like to invite you to our Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration on January 21st. Agenda 10am – Walk begins at the Courthouse, will continue down Marr Street to the Community Center. 10:30am – Music by Marilyn’s Clogging and St. Paul’s School at the Community Center 12 noon – Chili lunch and a birthday […]
Most residents have heard the story that the first school for African-American children in Randolph County was a one-room school opened by sisters at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Pocahontas circa 1888. It is also believed that this was the first school of its kind in Arkansas. Additionally, the story goes that the school closed after a short […]