Elizabeth Bennett, right, president of the Randolph County 4-H Technology Team, presents a slidewhos of photos taken at the March 4 “Hog Killin’” to Pat Johnson, president of the Herron Center board of directors. The four-minute presentation was created by Elizabeth in honor of the Herron Center celebratio of Black History Month and Randolph County…Details
The following items came before the Herron Center Board of Directors at their March 16th meeting: The annual Relay For Life event will be held at Riverfront Park June 2. All money raised goes to the American Cancer Society, mostly for research. There will be a cancer survivors dinner at Outlook Pointe the week before…Details
World-famous photographer Roland Freeman of Washington, D.C. visited the Herron Center during the 2006 Black History Month. Mr. Freeman, who spent a couple of days in Pocahontas, devoted several hours to his visit to the Eddie Mae Herron Center, speaking about his life and his work, with particular focus on his coverage of the civil…Details
School children from Maynard and Pocahontas sit and listen attentively as Debbie Young talks about the “Mule Train” at the Eddie Mae Herron Center in Pocahontas last week as part of the Center’s celebration of Black History Month.
Events were Co-Sponsored by Eddie Mae Herron Center and Black River Technical College February 2 & 3 Soap Making Demonstration presented by Jerry Hall February 6, 8 & 10 The Story of Rosa Parks presented by Debbie Beck. February 13, 15 & 17 Quilt making & Herron Center Tours February 20 & 22 Community Potluck Documentary…Details
[box]From the Pocahontas Star Herald Photos by Dalton Sullivan[/box] Numerous Randolph County residents and Pocahontas school children took part Monday morning in a peaceful march to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Some of the marchers held signs, and many sang spiritual songs as they walked from the old Wal*Mart on Hwy.…Details
John and Roberta Warner donated a barbecue grill to the Herron Center recently. The Warners designed and built the grill, which will be put to good use at the upcoming Randolph County Fair. The Center certainly appreciates this generous donation.
Imagine people sitting at a computer in their English cottage and reading about the Eddie Mae Herron Center. The first e-mail sent to the Center via the new herroncenter.org website was from a mother in the United Kingdom. The woman, whose last name is Herron, had typed her children’s names into the Internet’s Google search…Details
The Herron Center chartered a bus last spring to carry about 35 local people to Memphis to visit the National Civil Rights Museum. The group, ranging in age from school children to over age 90, toured the museum built around the Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968. [hr] [twocol_one] [/twocol_one]…Details