Smokey the Bear — no more

According to the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Department, the image of Smokey the Bear was removed from the wildfire prevention sign located at the intersection of state Route 93 and state Route 155 sometime between Saturday night, Nov. 16, and Sunday morning, Nov. 17. The wildlife prevention sign had just been up for the past six months before the incident occurred. Anyone with information regarding the theft of Smokey the Bear should reach out to the Perry County Sheriff’s Office or Shawnee Volunteer Fire Department.

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