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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 […]

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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 […]

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Black History Month 2014

The Eddie Mae Herron Center will be celebrating Black History Month with daily activities. School group tours may begin prior to 10am. If you would like to schedule a school group, call 870-892-4433.

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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 […]

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Rock N’ Roll Festival

The Eddie Mae Herron Center will be selling BBQ during the Rock N’ Roll Highway 67 Music Festival. Please join us October 12th.  

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2013 Juneteenth Celebration

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 […]

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Martin Luther King Birthday Celebration

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 […]

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Rewriting History: The Forgotten Records

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 […]

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Annual Pie Auction Scheduled

The Herron Center/Museum will conduct their annual Pie aucton on Friday night April 20 th. There will be a Meet and Greet between 5 and 6 P.M. with refreshments being served. Auction will start around 6 P.M.

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Easter Boston Butt Sale

The Eddie Mae Herron Center/Museum will conducting their annual Boston Butt Sale for Easter. The center will be selling fully cooked Boston Butt Roast for $ 25.00. The roast weight will be between 7 and 10 Lbs. Place your order now by calling the Center at 892-4433 or go by the center at 1708 Archer […]

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