Fish Fry to benefit counties cemeteries

FORESTSBURG — The Montague County Historic Cemetery Preservation Board will host an all you can eat fish fry, with all the trimmings, Saturday, Oct. 19. The event will be held in the Forestburg Community Center in Forestburg. Serving will begin at 6 p.m. The cost will be $15 per person.

All proceeds will benefit the Cemetery Preservation Board and their efforts to restore the pioneer cemeteries of Montague County.

The board is in the process of starting a program called “Adopt a Cemetery”. Many of the county’s pioneer cemeteries are in danger of being lost.

The board’s first step has been to locate all the cemeteries in the county. Next each cemetery will be assigned a number – based on need. the most critical cemeteries will be dealt with first. Volunteers and donations are needed to help with this project.

So, come out and join the board members, enjoy a great meal and help save the county’s historic cemeteries.

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