First of two firearms courses Saturday

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TELL CITY – C&J Firearm Academy will host a National Rifle Association basic pistol course at 8 a.m. Saturday and Aug. 10 that will last approximately eight hours, and will include classroom and range time.
The course will be taught by a local NRA-certified instructor and will cover the basics of safe gun handling and shooting. The course will emphasize the safe and proper use of pistols.
Participants will learn about firearm safety, parts and operation, ammunition, shooting fundamentals, care and cleaning, storage options, selection and more. After participants complete the course and range, they will receive a course completion certification.
Preregistration is required. Students will need to take a pistol, 50 rounds of ammunition and eye and hearing protection, which is required.
For more information, contact 547-8825.