Flags surrounding the grave of Sr.A Mark Forester, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010, are broken and destroyed, part of a desecration of his grave. Dozens of other graves were also vandalized by having their flowers stolen.
HALEYVILLE - The grave of Senior Airman Mark Forester was found desecrated Thursday afternoon, Sept. 15, when American flags were found scattered, poles splintered, iron poles bent and a cloth flag with Mark’s picture torn to shreds.
A grave with a rock formation border has several rocks missing at Old Oak Grove Cemetery. The identifying rock with the initials “M.P.” on it is also missing. Josh Tucker and Dawn Carroll look over the grave.
BLACK POND - Cemeteries should be peaceful and pleasant final resting places for the deceased. They tell stories of those who came before us and should be respected.
The front windows at the Dual Destiny Theater - part of the Looney's Tavern complex - are shattered, with vandals considered by police as the culprits.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The complex which formerly housed Looney’s Tavern Amphitheater, a site which drew many tourists for several years, was most recently the site of at least $10,000 worth of vandalism, which is being actively investigated by the Double Springs Police Department.