Volunteers Advocate For Cemetery

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Volunteers are planning spring cleaning projects at the Central Point Cemetery; a place they said is falling victim to vandalism and neglect. No one is in charge of groundskeeping at the cemetery currently. Volunteers Bill Foy and Cathy Hoober put in countless days and hours cleaning up the area over the years. They … Continue reading »

Central Point Cemetery Clean-Up

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Central Point community members are doing some spring cleaning in a cemetery that’s fallen victim to vandalism. Nearly a dozen people gathered Saturday to clean-up the old Central Point Cemetery off of Hamrick Road. The cemetery is the burial ground of approximately 2,000 people. There is no curator on the grounds … Continue reading »

Volunteers Clean Central Point Cemetery

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – A group of volunteers is working to preserve history at a local cemetery. About a dozen people showed up to the Central Point Cemetery on Saturday to pick up weeds and clear brush. The cleanup has become a regular event since 2011, when several gravestones at the cemetery were vandalized — … Continue reading »

Memorial Makeover in Central Point

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — More than two years ago, several gravestones at the Central Point Cemetery were vandalized. On Friday, while the gravestones still sit un-repaired, volunteers came out to help clear out brush that had overgrown the site. Volunteers said there are several veterans buried at the Central Point cemetery. More than a dozen … Continue reading »