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Bogalusa's public graveyards may get more pricey

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Posted: Jan 2, 2012 2:20 PM
Source: Associated Press

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BOGALUSA - Some Bogalusa residents are upset by at a proposal to raise the price of plots at the two city-owned cemeteries.

They now cost $100 at Bogalusa Cemetery and $150 at Ponemah Cemetery. City officials want to raise the price to $700.

The Daily News reports that the City Council will reconsider the proposal on Jan. 3.

Councilwoman Wendy O'Quin-Perrette says each burial costs the city $650.

IMAGE: Belford Carver, via FindAGrave.com

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