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Almost $300,000 Damage at Little Rock’s Mount Holly Cemetery

On April 21, police investigated over $290,000 worth of damage found at the 173-year-old Mount Holly Cemetery in downtown Little Rock.

Someone had vandalized life-size marble likenesses of Pearl Reed Basham, who died in 1886 at age 6, and her sister Martha Parma Basham, who died the following year at age 5, snapping the statues off at the ankles and pushing them off their bases. Continue reading