To our Bethany Family & Carolyne’s Farewell

July 7th, 2020 Dear Bethany Cemetery Family, The three of us on the Bethany Cemetery Association Board have been working very hard lately. We have spent countless hours on-site and behind the computers logging information and doing research in an attempt to re-create our missing plat book. We have been submitting information to asContinue reading “To our Bethany Family & Carolyne’s Farewell”

The Plat-Book Re-Creation Adventure

June 19, 2020 Tracy Brookshier, Secretary Although the many hours put into re-creating our missing plat-book where hot, my water bottle got warm, and I had to take a few breaks… it was fun seeing all the names, dates and inscriptions on all these tombstones. I am a weirdo and was having conversations with some,Continue reading “The Plat-Book Re-Creation Adventure”

The Missing Plat-Book Mystery.

March 25, 2020 Bowling Green Times Newspaper Article LOUISIANA—People with relatives buried in Bethany Cemetery have been trying since early 2016 to make improvements to the graveyard, but have not been able to achieve all their goals because of a missing plat book. The plat book is the registry of all the plots in theContinue reading “The Missing Plat-Book Mystery.”

Bethany Cemetery Cleanup Day Recap and Thoughts

June 2, 2020 Tracy Brookshier, Secretary A total of 5 people attended the annual Bethany Cemetery Spring Clean Up Day on Saturday, May 30th including myself, Bess Gamm, Lesli Stross, Cheryl Jennings & Ken Conner. Another cleanup day is being scheduled tentatively for Saturday, October 3rd 2020 and those interested in helping can reach outContinue reading “Bethany Cemetery Cleanup Day Recap and Thoughts”