Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Cemetery Concerns Discussed

Residents, Officials Gather At Special Cemetery Board Meeting

Usually, the Kimball Cemetery Board meets on a quarterly basis, but recent complaints from the public on the conditions at the cemetery instigated a special meeting.

About a dozen citizens attended the noon July 22 meeting at the Kimball County Transit building, and many voiced their concerns.

As the board discussed bids on a new sprinkler system, various questions and answers were exchanged between the board and citizens. One sprinkler bid had been received, and the city is awaiting an additional bid.

The current sprinkler system is antiquated, inefficient, and fights sand in the sprinkles, p...