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Bogalusa's public graveyards may get more pricey

3 years ago January 02, 2012 Jan 2, 2012 Monday, January 02 2012 Monday, January 02, 2012 1:20:12 PM EST in News
Source: Associated Press

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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