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Police investigating more vandalized vehicles

Marion Police Department is investigating a second string of vandalized vehicles. Windows have been shot out of vehicles and is consistent with a pellet or a BB gun-type of weapon.

Eight complaints were filed April 10, another 16 on April 11. According to an MPD press release, vandalism is taking place during the early morning hours. There are no witnesses at this time. Incidents have been reported in northeast Marion.

Anyone with information can contact Marion Police Department at 765-662-9981 or Crime Stoppers at 765-662-8477.

– Staff Reports

Marion Kindergarten Roundup

Families with children starting kindergarten next school year are encouraged to come visit their elementary schools and get a jump start on the registration process. Two sessions will be available April 19, at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Children who are 5 years old on or before Aug. 1 can attend kindergarten for the 2018-19 school year. Informational sessions will be held at each elementary school.

n Allen Elementary School, 1115 E. Bradford St., 664-7355

n Frances Slocum Elementary School, 2909 S. Torrence St., 664-0589

n Kendall Elementary School, 2009 W. Kem Road, 662-7364

n Riverview Elementary School, 513 W. Buckingham Drive, 662-2427

What to bring: proof of residence (such as a utility bill or other document with name and address), birth certificate of child. The registration process can begin without a birth certificate but is needed to complete the process. For more information call 765-662-2546 ext. 122.

– Staff Reports