Dr. Lillie Mae Fears will be speaking on February 24th at the Eddie Mae Herron Center as part of our Black History Month celebrations. Dr. Lillie Mae Fears is a professor of journalism and the assistant for diversity initiatives at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas. A native of Phillips County, Arkansas, Fears holds degrees from Phillips [...]
The Eddie Mae Herron Center/Museum will be hosting their annual Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration on January 16, 2012. There will be a march across Pocahontas starting at 10am at the Courthouse on Broadway. We will walk down Marr Street to the Community Center on Geneva Street. The public is invited to march with [...]
Holocaust survivor, Henry Greenbaum, visited the Eddie Mae Herron Center. Combined audiences of approximately 1500 people heard Holocaust survivor Henry Greenbaum tell of his harrowing experiences in the attempted Genocide of the Jews and other groups of people by the Nazis and their collaborators during World War II. Greenbaum spoke for almost an hour in [...]
The West Central Church of Christ performed at the Juneteenth Celebration held at the Eddie Mae Herron Center.
Southern Gospel Quartet Homeward Bound will perform Friday, June 17th at 6pm during our Juneteenth Celebration at the Randolph County Development Center on the campus of Black River Technical College.
The Eddie Mae Herron Center/Museum and Black River Technical College will host the 2nd annual Juneteenth Celebration on June 17th and 18th 2011. Download PDF of events Friday evening, June 17th event will be held at the Development Center at Black River Technical College . 6:00 p.m. A meet and greet with refreshments in the lobby, sponcered by BRTC [...]
Celia Anderson visited the Eddie Mae Herron Center on March 18, 2011 to sign her latest book “Daddy’s Home”. The book signing was followed by a luncheon hosted at the center. Celia Anderson is one of today’s best and brightest upcoming authors. Her stories and articles both educate and inspire. Ms. Anderson holds a Master’s [...]
The Eddie Mae Herron Center was the site for a multi-generational workshop on the importance of preserving our heritage through oral histories on Thursday, July 26, 2007. The guest speaker was Jajuan Johnson, oral history coordinator from the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock. Johnson, an oral historian and journalist for the past six [...]
The Eddie Mae Herron Center is honored to host a book signing for Mrs. Anna Cook at the Center on January 27, 2007 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. Mrs. Cook loves to write and she has recently self published “The Point,” a history of the Fairview and New Friendship communities and their rich history and [...]
The Center members served a good meal of southern cooking to Guy and CeDell Davis, the film crew, and several local officials who were on hand. The film crew spent part of the afternoon at the Herron Center filming a documentary about Mr. Davis and the Blues.