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…Details
Seasons Greetings from the Eddie Mae Herron Museum/Center. The center will be having it’s annual Community Christmas Open House Sunday Dec. 9th. from 1-3 at the center. We will have refreshments , door prizes, Christmas carols. The children from Alma Spikes Elementary school will be displaying their art works. This year for the first time…Details
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…Details
The Eddie Mae Herron Center/Museum will again have a booth at the County Fair Aug 30th -Sept 1 st The Menu is below Bar B Q Sandwiches $3.oo Plates with Cold Slaw, Beans, and a Drink $6.00 Turkey Lags $5.00 Plates with Cold Slaw Beans and a Drink $7.50 Polish Sausage with Kraut $2.50 Plate…Details
The annual Juneteenth will be hald on the 16th of June. Mark your calanders. More info will be available in the coming weeks.
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.
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…Details
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…Details
Black History Month celebration of achievements of African-Americans and the recognition of African-Americans and their role in U.S. history. Black history month was originally know as, “Negro History Week,” founded by Carter G. Woodson. In 1976, the month of February has been designated as Black History Month. Along with the USA, Canada and the United…Details
Schedule of Events for Black History Month: All events begin at 10:00 a.m. with the exception of the Hog Killing which begin at 8;00 a.m. February 6th Mrs. Kay McFall and Lisa Perry will be presenting stories through songs. February 10th Mrs. Anna Cook will demonstrate Kitchen Tools of the Past February 13th The Center will celebrate…Details