everyone for their support and donations since
our roof blew off back in February. As of June
18th we have the building back under
roof for the first time since the disaster. This
is great news for the community and all of you.
We have the Ritter brothers of Butler doing the
I've added a
photo of the completed work on the news page
of our web site. The guys do excellent work for
a fair price and I hope we’re successful raising
enough additional funds to purchase materials so
we can hire them to do some more work our old
bones are reluctant to do.
Our next big
target for donated money is to either replace or
repair the weatherboarding so if you have
friends who can save us money on this purchase,
please don’t be bashful telling us. This step is
important. We do have a plan to reuse the old
stuff, but it would be nice to rip off the old
and replace it since the walls are full of mice
and bird nests as well as bee hives and wasp
nests. If we remove the old stuff, we won’t have
to leave these pests in our cozy walls.
Since we are
now designated a Historic Kentucky Landmark, we
want to get the exterior looking good as soon as
Come by and
see us sometime. We’ll still work mostly on
Tuesdays and Thursdays, but we’re pretty
flexible and may be there on different days
as well. It’s a treat to walk through the
cemetery now and see what we’ve
accomplished. We’ve done this for all of you
and the others who have family ties to our
property. It’s our pleasure.
President-Bethel Cemetery Company, Inc.