Lincolnview, Crestview Partner with Sheriff Department

Lincolnview, Crestview Partner with Sheriff Department

Lincolnview Local Schools and Crestview Local Schools have teamed up with the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office to equip themselves with a full-time School Resource Officer. Starting Monday, April 9, 2018…

Fourth Graders at Freedom Elementary Graduate from D.A.R.E. program

Fourth Graders at Freedom Elementary Graduate from D.A.R.E. program

Thirty-one fourth graders at Freedom Elementary feeling accomplished during their D.A.R.E. graduation. Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., is an eleven-week program that fourth-grade students across the country participate in to gain knowledge about the...
Lisbon Fifth Graders Complete D.A.R.E. Program

Lisbon Fifth Graders Complete D.A.R.E. Program

Lisbon McKinley Elementary fifth-grade students recently completed an 11-week Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program taught by Sergeant Shar Daub of the Lisbon Police Department. All students, who completed the program and all its requirements graduated on December 1.

Antwerp D.A.R.E. Graduation

Antwerp D.A.R.E. Graduation

On November 28, Paulding County D.A.R.E. program held its graduation for 5th graders of Antwerp Elementary. Graduation is a time for students to think back on what they have learned in D.A.R.E. and time to reward the kids for completing the 12-week program. At the end...
Daring to Stay Off Drugs

Daring to Stay Off Drugs

A.J. Siegel, left, 10, of Fort Loramie, shakes the hand of Shelby County Sheriff’s Chief Jim Frye during the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) 2017 fall session graduation ceremony. The ceremony was held at Fort Loramie Elementary Wednesday, Dec. 13.

Zumyah Thorpe Inspires D.A.R.E. Program

Zumyah Thorpe Inspires D.A.R.E. Program

Miracle girl Zumyah Thorpe, recovering from a car accident, adds national speaker to her list of achievements. Zumayah was asked to speak at the 28th International D.A.R.E. Conference held in New Orleans August 4 to 6, 2015…

D.A.R.E. Program Celebrates 25 Years

D.A.R.E. Program Celebrates 25 Years

D.A.R.E. OFFICERS — Steubenville’s D.A.R.E. officers through the past 25 years include, from left, J.P. Rigaud, Anthony Piergallini and Erik Dervis. Piergallini was the first Drug Abuse Resistance Education program police officer in the region in 1989. Rigaud served...
Ohio D.A.R.E. Officer Trainings Reach 26 Years

Ohio D.A.R.E. Officer Trainings Reach 26 Years

By Kari B. Parsons- D.A.R.E. Ohio Training Director Hello Ohio D.A.R.E. Officers! My how times flies! It has been 26 years since the very first Ohio DOT. DOT #1 was held in April of 1988. DOT #2 was held in October of 1988, DOT #3 in March of 1989, DOT #4 in June of...