DARE GRADUATION

Sixty-six Southern Local Elementary School sixth-graders graduated from the DARE Program on March 13 following presentations from the Columbiana County Sheriff’s Office. An indoor program featured a female inmate from the Ohio Correctional Center discussing the hardships she and her family faced as well as opportunities lost due to poor decisions and drug abuse. The event continued with a drug search and attack demonstration by Lt. Alan Young, Lt. Brian McLaughlin and K-9 partner Jesy of the CCSO outside the school and students enjoyed pizza and refreshments provided by Sheriff Ray Stone. The program was presented by DARE Officer Deputy Jen Tucker and Columbiana County Sheriff’s officials. Pictured are students looking on at Lt. Young and K-9 Officer Jesy perform their demonstration. (Submitted photo)

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