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Cross Taken in Weaver Cemetery Vandalism Recovered from Franklin County Pond by Inmate Volunteers
Jun08

Cross Taken in Weaver Cemetery Vandalism Recovered from Franklin County Pond by Inmate Volunteers

Friday morning at a pond in the Purley area in Franklin County, two Hopkins County inmates, Joseph Icenhour and Jesse Graham (in picture above), went into the water and retrieved a cross that had been cast aside there by Canyon Ray Davis, 17, of Saltillo, and Johnny Bench, 18, of Saltillo (both pictured below). Davis and Bench threw the cross, taken from the Weaver Cemetery during vandalism, into the pond when they learned that they...

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Sheriff’s Office Investigating Vandalism At A Local Cemetery
Oct22

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Vandalism At A Local Cemetery

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating vandalism at a local cemetery. Vandlism, toppled and broken tombstones, was reported at Aiguire Cemetery (Courtesy HCSO) On Wednesday Oct. 21, 2020, the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office personnel responded to a call of vandalism at the Aiguire Cemetery. A large number of headstones had been knocked over, and several of those were broken. A report was taken and this case...

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Flag Burned, Monuments Overturned in Vandalism at Weaver Cemetery
Jun05

Flag Burned, Monuments Overturned in Vandalism at Weaver Cemetery

Approximately 65 monuments were overturned and the U. S. Flag burned at the Veterans’ Memorial at Weaver Cemetery, according to Hopkins County Deputies. The damage was found Monday.   Hopkins County Sheriff’s Investigators are seeking the person or persons who overturned the headstones and burned the flag. One deputy stated that they should have an arrest sometime today.   A reward is being offered for the apprehension of the...

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