Mayor digs up idea for future cemetery

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Former Nelson County Industries property possible location

By Frank Johnson

Bardstown will need to expand its cemetery in the coming years, and at a city council meeting Tuesday, Mayor Dick Heaton said he might know the right spot.

Heaton suggested the council consider using the property occupied by the former Nelson County Industries building on Allison Avenue. The city is already considering tearing down the structure and rezoning the land. Rather than sell the 3 acres, Heaton said Bardstown could hold on to the property and use it to add a significant number of cemetery plots.

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