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By Bonnie Davidson
The Courier 

Headstone Debate At Highland Cemetery

Concerns About Flat or Standing Headstones Emotional For Some


It's been brought up at Glasgow City Council meetings for the last three or four meetings. The city cemetery committee has been dealing with a delicate problem that came to their attention in recent years.

At the March 17 council meeting the committee reported to the council that issues with a section of Highland Cemetery that was never supposed to have standing headstones had more than 40 standing of them. The city ordinance was not followed as family members buried their loved ones next to flat stones.

At the meeting, the committee reported that some of the family members and loved ones...

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