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More than 500 Students Celebrate D.A.R.E. Day

More than 500 Students Celebrate D.A.R.E. Day

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. KNOP More than 500 students from the North Platte area gathered at the North Platte Rec Center for D.A.R.E. Day. It’s the culmination of the ten week drug abuse resistance education program throughout the elementary schools in Lincoln County....
Will Alexander, 2016 D.A.R.E. Pledge Winner, Papillion, Nebraska

Will Alexander, 2016 D.A.R.E. Pledge Winner, Papillion, Nebraska

Will Alexander, from Carriage Hill Elementary, was this year’s winner of the D.A.R.E. Pledge Contest. Will attended the mayor’s luncheon, met famous actor Clint Howard, received his very own Daren, and rode in the 1957 Chevy D.A.R.E. car in Papillion’s annual...
‘Officer Friendly’ Retires

‘Officer Friendly’ Retires

Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce President Tom Hastings (right) greets Sgt. Jim Baldwin during his retirement reception at the Hastings Police Department. After 32 years with the Hastings Police Department, Sgt. Jim Baldwin, known for years as Officer Friendly, hung...
Retro Bill Talks to Centennial Students

Retro Bill Talks to Centennial Students

Retro Bill (Bill Russ) demonstrates how hard it is to lug around emotional baggage instead of resolving stressful issues at school. Bill spoke to elementary students and families at Centennial Public School as part of a D.A.R.E. presentation sponsored by the Seward...
D.A.R.E. Officers have an impact for a lifetime!!

D.A.R.E. Officers have an impact for a lifetime!!

Bride Elaina Terry dancing with Papillion D.A.R.E. Officer Tony Foster. Even D.A.R.E. Officers get surprised. Recently, Papillion D.A.R.E. Officer, Tony Foster, was invited to a wedding. Not just any wedding, but the wedding of a former D.A.R.E. student. Now 23 years...
Ella Pelletier, 2014 Papillion, NE D.A.R.E. Pledge Contest Winner

Ella Pelletier, 2014 Papillion, NE D.A.R.E. Pledge Contest Winner

Ella Pelletier, 2014 Papillion, NE D.A.R.E. Pledge Contest Winner, with D.A.R.E. Officer Tony Foster. Carriage Hill Elementary student, Ella Pelletier, is the 2014 D.A.R.E. Pledge Contest winner in Papillion, NE. Ella received her very own Daren, a D.A.R.E. medallion...