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  • NO to spruce-up cemeteries

    September 2, 2013 4:16 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - There is no even ground in Holt Cemetery. Every inch of the potter's field, resting in the shadow of live oaks and Delgado Community College, has been hollowed by generations of New Orleans' poor burying their dead. Headstones range from professionally carved to hand-scrawled. Bones often... more »
  • La. cemeteries sinking, washing away

    January 3, 2013 8:51 AM

    LEEVILLE, La. (AP) - As a young adult, Kathleen Cheramie visited her grandmother's grave in a tree-lined cemetery where white concrete crosses dotted a plot of lush green grass just off Louisiana Highway 1. Now, the cemetery in Leeville is a skeleton of its former self. The few trees still... more »

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