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Students hear about drug war at conference

by on February 28, 2014 10:50 AM

Indiana County Sheriff Robert Fyock on Thursday demonstrated how Bak, the sheriff department’s drug-sniffing German shepherd, can locate illegal narcotics.

Fyock and Bak participated in the Youth Leadership Conference for high school students sponsored by the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The conference helped students recognize the signs and symptoms of addiction to drugs, alcohol and gambling, highlighted community resources and promoted making positive choices to develop community leaders who are “Above the Influence.” (Tom Peel/Gazette photo)



Chief Photographer Tom Peel has been photographing events in the county since 1966. He started with the Gazette while in high school and then came on board full-time in 1969. So if you do something good, bad or just interesting, he will most likely be there to take your picture. Tom can be reached at tpeel@indianagazette.net or 724-465-5555 ext. 275.
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