Randolph County crimes to be discussed at Heritage Museum

POCAHONTAS, Ark. – A popular series focused on the history of Randolph County continues Monday night, August 7, with a most interesting topic.

The Randolph County Heritage Museum hosts the series on Notorious Crimes in Randolph County as described by George Jared. He is the author of the new book, The Creekside Bones. The start time is 6 p.m. His and all other sessions will be held in the Museum Annex, adjacent to the Randolph County Heritage Museum, at 106 E. Everett Street on the Square in Pocahontas.

The The 2017 First Person History Series* at the heritage museum will feature the following events on said scheduled dates:

  • Monday, August 7 at 6 pm: Notorious Crimes in Randolph County as described in the newly released “The Creekside Bones” by author George Jared. Books will be available for purchase.
  • Monday, August 14 at 6 pm: The Civil War on our Court Square with M. Jeff Thompson…who was captured in a moment in history! By Dr. Michael Dougan. This event will include dedication of the Historical Marker on the Square which describes the capture of General Thompson who was also known as the Missouri Swamp Fox.
  • Monday, August 21 at 6 pm: Remembering Eddie Mae Herron by Pat Johnson
  • Monday, August 28 at 6 pm: Remembering Alma Spikes by Ann Carroll, Virginia Stevens and Bill Holobaugh.

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