Hunter safety course set for March 12-13

    Area residents will have an opportunity to learn basic principles of safe hunting at a Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course scheduled at First Southern Baptist Church, 426 Maple Ave., Rushville from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday and Friday, March 12 and 13 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 14.
    A 1996 state law requires that all hunters born on or after January 1, 1980, successfully complete the hunter education course before they can receive their first hunting license. Participants completing the hunter education course receive a hunter Education Certification card verifying that they have passed the course of instruction. Participants should provide their Social Security Number at the time of class.

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