Public invited to cemetery preservation class

 The Ohio County Historical Society, Inc. is hosting a class on cemetery preservation Saturday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The one-day class offers hands-on training in the six basics of cemetery preservation: biological growth cleaning, tablet setting, slotted bases, multi-piece monument basics, repair basics, and infill basics.
The class will be held at the Union Cemetery on Downey Street in Rising Sun where the public will be welcome.
The cost is $35 per ticket, and those in need of more information can contact director Cliff Thies at 812.438.4915 or via email at