Hunter education course announced

An Indiana Hunter Education Course is slated for Saturdays, Jan. 12 and 19, at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds. Classes will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 12 and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 19. Participants must attend both days to complete the course.

All Indiana residents are invited to complete this free course. All instruction will be by Indiana conservation officers and certified Indiana volunteer hunter education instructors.

Certification is required for anyone born after Dec. 31, 1986, who wishes to purchase an Indiana hunting license.

The course will cover ethics, safety, laws, survival and safe handling practices for archery, black powder and firearms. Lunch will be provided for participants and attending family members on both days for $5 per person per day.

To sign up, visit There is a 150-student limit for the class and preregistration is required. The course is being sponsored by the Dubois County Shooting Sports Instructor Council and Dubois County Sportsmen. For questions, call 812-685-2447.

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