Marion County schools canceled due to threat

Schools throughout the county were canceled today due to information received from the police departments and a KBI call center that a threat had been made against Marion County schools. Students and parents were notified through messaging systems and social media beginning a little before 7 a.m.

Kids Connection Daycare in Hillsboro is also closed.

Several of the schools are still making decisions about practices and other activities.

There is no further information at this time.

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