Outdated drugs collected

The semiannual, countywide medication collection that took place Friday netted 288 pounds of outdated medicine contributed by 290 people, according to Tri-Cap’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program, one of the agencies that sponsored the collection.

RSVP and the participating fire departments where medications where dropped off received help in providing the free service from the Dubois County Substance Abuse Council, Sheriff's Department and Solid Waste Management District and the Arnold F. Habig Community Center and Older Americans.

Participating were 187 individuals in Jasper, 28 in Huntingburg, 22 in St. Henry, 21 in Ferdinand, 19 in Celestine and 13 in Ireland.

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