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"A cemetery may be considered as abandoned when all or practically all of the bodies have been Removed therefrom and no bodies have been buried therein for a great many years, and the cemetery has been so long neglected as entirely to lose its identity as such, and is no longer known, recognized and respected by the public as a cemetery. 1953 OAG 2978."

Friday, October 14, 2011

Reporting Extensive Vandalism damage at the Hillsboro Cemetery in Hillsboro, Highland County, Ohio

Click on title to link to an October 9, 2011 story published in the "Highland County Press" about recent vandalism damage of at least 50 gravestones at the Hillsboro Cemetery in Hillsboro.

A follow-up story ran on October 12, 2011 with an offer of a reward of $1,250 for information that leads to the arrest of those who are responsible for the destruction.

"All calls will be kept confidential.

Please call Sgt. Ron Priest at the Hillsboro Police Department at 393-3411."