JACKSON TWP.: The Jackson Police Department Tuesday announced the upcoming date for its Drug Take-Back day, along with an update with the program.
The police department will host a Drug Take-Back day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 27 at the Safety Center.
Residents are encouraged to stop by and get rid of old or un-used prescription drugs.
Starting next month, the program will extend into something more permanent.
"We will be a permanent site for the program starting in May, which means that at any time, people can drop of old prescription drugs," said Police Chief David Zink during the Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday.
Also at the meeting, the department accepted three donations for it's "Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs" program at Tuesday's Board of Trustees meeting.
The Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs Program is open to all seventh and eighth graders. This program teaches students angling skills, biology and aquatic lessons. It is the longest running program of its kind in the state of Ohio.
John Harris III donated $400, Scheetz Building Corporation donated $100.00, and Michael Marvin, MD donated $50 the program.