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October 8, 2012

Graceland plans annual cleanup

NEW CASTLE — Graceland Cemetery will begin its annual fall cleanup next week.

Cemetery officials are asking that families with loved ones buried at Graceland remove any decorations they wish to keep.

The cleanup begins Oct. 15 and all decorations must be removed by then.

Officials are asking families to wait a few weeks before placing new items.

Anyone who has questions or who would like a copy of the rules may stop by the office.

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