MARION — Rumors that the Marion Food Pantry is no longer in operation and able to serve that need in the area are exactly that.

Just rumors.

A spokesperson at Marion’s Village Hall said the building in which the Marion Food Pantry is located, Hit Flix, the video store at 104 W. Main in Marion, is no longer in business.

However, the food pantry still is in operation in the back part of the building.

Although there are not specific hours for the Marion Food Pantry, assistance is available by calling the Marion Village Hall at (231) 743-6801.