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Vandalism at Madisonville parks forces nightly closure

Parks see uptick in graffiti, speeding
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Posted at 5:53 PM, Nov 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-16 18:53:05-05

MADISONVILLE, TX — Two Madisonville parks are forced to close early due to an uptick in graffiti and speeding.

Starting Wednesday, November 18, both City Park at Lake Madison and Marian Anderson Park will close at 8 p.m.

Police say recent incidents of vandalism, graffiti, speeding, and a reported 4-wheeler on the volleyball courts is responsible for the closure.

Anyone with information about these illegal activities is asked to contact Madisonville Police Department at 936-348-3317.