Juneteenth 2015

Juneteenth 2015

The 2015 Juneteenth Celebration will be held June 13th starting at 9am. This year’s celebration will include a coloring contest, pageant, dog show, sno-cones, Marilyn’s Cloggers, a cake walk, dancing & music, D.A.R.E. Program Fingerprinting, and fun & laughter! Pageant Form Juneteenth Coloring Pages Coloring Contest PreK-First Coloring Contest...
Herron Center Receives GIF Grant for Hardin Cemetery Fence

Herron Center Receives GIF Grant for Hardin Cemetery Fence

The Eddie Mae Herron Museum/Center has received a grant in the amount of $3,380.18 to pay for a chainlink fence at the Hardin Cemetery, located in the Birdell community. The grant was awarded by the East Arkansas Planning & Development District (EAPDD) and is funding through the General Improvement Fund (GIF). Making the presentation was State Representative James Ratliff. The Hardin Cemetery is one of four active African American Cemeteries in Randolph County. Located on land donated by the late Perry Hardin who was born a slave and after emancipation, became a landowner, raised a family and remained in Randolph County until his passing in the 1930s. The oldest graves in the cemetery are unmarked and it is considered a historic site in the African American community. EMHC would like to thank EAPDD for approving the grant and Rep. James Ratliff for his support in the project. The fence was placed by Rick Broadway’s Fence Company and the cemetery is mowed by Willis...
Community Juneteenth Freedom Fest

Community Juneteenth Freedom Fest

The annual Juneteenth celebration will be held June 13 & 14 at the Eddie Mae Herron Center. All activities are free to the public! Friday, June 13th starting at 6pm we will have Family Tree by Cindy Robinette, Maurice Blair will be our guest speaker then the Metro Singers from St. Louis Missouri. Saturday, June 14th, The Boy Scout Troop 45 will kick off the Opening Ceremony at 8:30am. We will have Heritage Dancers, the Juneteenth Pageants, a BBQ Lunch, Dog Show, Music by Marr Street Jam, Games, Cake Walks, and much...
Christmas Open House

Christmas Open House

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...