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Church vandalism under investigation


The McCracken County Sheriff's department is investigating vandalism at two churches in the area.

According to deputies, someone at Lone Oak Baptist Church noticed a window in the steeple was broken on September 5th. The church estimates the damage at $10,000.

Then, on September 9th, someone at Oaklawn Baptist church discovered a pane of stained glass had four holes in it. The church estimates the damage at $1,000.

A deputy said the department believes the windows were shot out with a gun or a pellet gun.

If you know anything about these crimes, you're asked to call the McCracken County Sheriff's Department at (270) 444-4719 or contact Crimestoppers at (270) 443-TELL.

Anyone that has information that leads to an arrest and/or conviction could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

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