Cemetery Searches for Stolen Golf Cart
Cemetery Searches for Stolen Golf Cart


3 A CEMETERY IN LYNCHBURG IS ASKING FOR THE PUBLIC’S HELP IN LOCATING A STOLEN GOLF CART. THE STAFF USE THE CART TO REPAIR BROKEN TOMBSTONES AND TRANSPORT VISITORS. SANTIAGO MELLI-HUBER SPOKE WITH MAINTENANCE WORKERS ABOUT HOW THE THEFT IS IMPACTING THEIR WORK. 3 3 SOT”THERE’S THE ORIGINAL BOTTOM PART. WE’LL GLUE THAT BACK ON.”SUNDAY NIGHT…THE SIX SEAT GOFT CART AT OLD CITY CEMETERY WAS STOLEN.SOTJOHN MASONVOLUNTEER HEADSTONE REPAIRMAN”FOR ANYBODY TO HAVE SO LITTLE RESPECT FOR THE DECEASED OR DEAD THAT WOULD COME INTO A CEMETERY AND STEAL ANYTHING MAKES NO SENSE TO ME.” JOHN MASON IS A VOLUNTEER HEADSTONE REPAIRMAN. HE USES THAT LARGE CART TO TRANSPORT OTHER VOLUNTEERS…THEIR TOOLS…AND BROKEN OR REPAIRED HEADSTONES ACROSS 27 ACRES OF LAND.SOT”I THINK THIS ONE GOES ALL THE WAY UP NEAR THE FRONT GATE. THAT’S A PRETTY GOOD WHILE. PRETTY GOOD WAYS FROM HERE, AND I CAN’T WALK CARRYING IT THAT FAR, UPHILL, NO IT WON’T WORK.”LOOKLIVE SANTIAGO MELLI-HUBER”WITHOUT THE GOLF CART, THEY CAN’T CARRY THEIR SUPPLIES VERY FAR OR UP HILLS. THAT MEANS THEY’RE NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO REPAIR TOMBSTONES LIKE THIS ONE.”THE CART IS ALSO USED FOR TOURS AROUND THE CEMETARY.SOT DENISE MCDONALDEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OLD CITY CEMETARY “I HAVE A GOLF CART TOUR SCHEDULED FOR THIS MORNING, AND I HAD TO CALL THE LADY LAST NIGHT AND TELL HER I’M SORRY, I DON’T HAVE A GOLF CART!”THE “PUGH MOBILE” AS IT’S CALLED IS NAMED AFTER A DECEASED HEADSTONE REPAIRMAN. SOT”IT’S SENTIMENTAL THAT WE GET THAT ONE BACK, BUT IT’S IMPORTANT THAT WE GET SOMETHING BACK SOON SO THAT WE HAVE A WAY TO NAVIGATE 27 ACRES OF CEMETERY.”LOCAL IN LYNCHBURG SANTIAGO MELLIHUBER WFXR NEWS. 3 IF ANYONE HAS INFORMATION ABOUT WHERE THE GOLF CART IS THEY’RE ENCOURAGED TO CALL THE LYNCHBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT AT 434-455-6041. 3 WE NOW HAVE THE NAME OF THE WOMAN WHO DIED IN LAST NIGHT’S TRAFFIC WRECK IN FRANKLIN

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