2018-09-06 / News Briefs

Handgun Course

Newport Rifle Club will offer Basic Pistol, a National Rifle Association course, Saturday, Sept. 8. The content is designed for those with little or no handgun experience and is a combination of classroom instruction and closely supervised live fire. For safety and individualized training, the class is limited to eight and each student will have an individual experienced instructor for live fire. The course covers firearms safety, pistol and ammunition knowledge, range safety, basic marksmanship, target scoring, pistol selection, basic cleaning, safe storage and laws on the transportation of firearms. The minimum age to attend is 14. For more information or to register, contact Dave Balasco, dbalasconrc@gmail.com, 401-474-3937, Newport Rifle Club’s chief instructor.

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