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Nyssa cemetery gets a little help from some anonymous friends

While private citizens volunteering funds to help fix the damage at Nyssa's Hilltop Memorial Cemetery the amount of money for tips in the case has also climbed. (The Enterprise/Jayme Fraser).

NYSSA – Private donors are stepping up to help recovery from vandals’ damage at Nyssa’s Hilltop Memorial Cemetery.

Sandy Smallwood, secretary for the cemetery district, announced an account has been set up for donations to be used for repairing damaged headstones and other memorials.

“Any branch of Umpqua Bank is able to accept donations in the name of Hilltop Memorial Cemetery Restoration,” said Smallwood. Checks made out to that name can be mailed to Umpqua Bank, 271 Main St., Nyssa Oregon, 97913.

Money is mounting for tips to find the culprits.

The Cemetery Association of Oregon has announced a $1,000 reward, joining . . .