Burglars nab historic cemetery plats

The Illinois Valley Historic Laurel Cemetery was hit hard with a burglary Saturday, Sept. 17. Thieves broke two windows to the chapel and stole the security cameras mounted on the outside of the building after allegedly driving around the locked cable entrance through a wooded area with a tombstone.IVHLC board treasurer Sandy Upton, along with her husband Pat, met the Illinois Valley News at the cemetery Monday with sadness to show all the . . .

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