Clark Co. Sheriff to host concealed carry classes

Staff report

SPRINGFIELD — The Western Ohio Personal Safety/Firearm Training Group, a 501c(3) non-profit operated by unpaid volunteer instructors, will offer a nine-hour course which meets the training requirement for an Ohio License to Carry a Concealed Handgun.

There will be two offerings on Saturdays, March 31 and April 28, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with one-half hour lunch break, at the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, 120 N. Fountain Ave., Springfield.

Sign-in starts at 7:45 a.m. The course fee is $75 per student or $65 each for two or more registering together. Early pre-registration is recommended.

Class size is limited to 10 students to allow individual attention to each student’s needs. This training program is endorsed by Clark County Sheriff Deborah Burchett. For information, call 937-878-1467 and leave name and number for call-back, email or visit

Staff report