Tag Archives: 2007
Friendship Cemetary

Friendship Cemetery Grant

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Raymond Mansker Honored In Jonesboro

Raymond Mansker Honored In Jonesboro

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The Eddie Mae Herron Center

African American Preservation Alliance

The African American Preservation Alliance, Inc., a national organization dedicated to identifying and preserving historic African American sites and culture, will be meeting at the Eddie Mae Herron Center on Thursday, August 30 from 10 to 2 to discuss local African American sites for identification and preservation. Their emphasis this year is on cemeteries, especially […]

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Jajuan Johnson

Multi-Generational Workshop at Herron Center

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 […]

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Pocahontas Heritage Festival

The Herron Center had a concession stand at Pocahontas’ Riverfront Park Saturday June 30 as part of the National Canoe Races being held on the Black and Current Rivers. Barbeque sandwiches, hamburgers, Polish sausage with sautéed onions and green peppers. Yum! We had an open house and quilting demonstration September 29, 2007 as part of […]

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Roland McCarroll

Softball Tournament named for the late Roland McCarroll

The Randolph County Heritage Museum will sponsor the first annual Roland McCarrol Memorial Softball Tournament on Saturday and Sunday April 7-8, 2007 at the Pocahontas Sports Complex. Applications for the tournament may be picked up at the museum on the historic court square in Pocahontas, Sports Max, and at City Hall. For more information about […]

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2007 Black History Month Events

Events were Co-Sponsored by Eddie Mae Herron Center and Black River Technical College February 2 The movies “Hoxie” The First Stand” and “Education in Craighead County from 1900-1967 – A Way Out For African-Americans” will be shown at the Herron Center. February 5 & 7 Quilt Show at the Herron Center. Quilts will be displayed and […]

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Anna Cook

Anna Cook Book Signing

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 […]

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