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Winning ways

The Brown County Junior High We the People team won first place at their state competition Dec. 16 in Indianapolis. It was the fourth consecutive first-place finish for the team. Read more about their win in this week's Democrat. Courtesy photo by Michael Potts.

Pop(corn) star: Scout wins big thanks to small snack

Brown County Pack 190 Cub Scout Nolan Combest poses with his trophy and plaque. Combest sold over $10,000 in popcorn for his pack. Read more about this Scout and the prizes he won for selling the most popcorn in this week's Democrat. Staff photo by Suzannah Couch.

Santa with a badge

Margo Seastrom poses for a photo with Zamilee, Zilah and Zoey Johnson -- who she helped shop during the Shop With A Cop program put on by the Nashville Police Department. Read more about this annual holiday program that benefits Brown County children in this week's Democrat. Courtesy photo by Margo Seastrom.

Santa joins the Salvation Army

Volunteer Tina Higgins wraps a present for a local family Dec. 13 at the Brown County Salvation Army's Toy Store. Read more about this holiday program in this week's Democrat. Staff photo by Ben Kibbey.

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Dec. 5, 9:37 p.m. :  Woman in 7300 block of Salmon Drive advises of home alarm in same block.
9:48 p.m. County officer reports septic tank is what is alarming. Dispatch will call home owner.

Dec. 5, 7:36 a.m. :  Woman in 7700 block of Four Mile Ridge Road advises of a suspicious dark-colored SUV sitting by her driveway, subjects are in the vehicle, lights off.
7:43 a.m. Same caller (from 7:36 a.m.) advises she lives down a long drive, vehicle is a dark-colored SUV.
7:56 a.m. County officer reports house under construction across from caller on Four Mile Ridge Road. Subjects in vehicle advised they were supposed to be working there today, but other subjects didn't show up. They are going to leave the area.

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Obituaries
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Melody L. Estes, 56, North Vernon
  Sister of Shawna (Brian) Lowe of Brown County

Geneva Holder, 88, Sebring, Florida
  Brown County native

Larry D. Underwood, 53, Columbus
  Brother of Rob (Laura) Underwood of Nashville

  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 27
    Swearing-in ceremony/celebration
    6:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 29
    BC Area Plan Commission executive session
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 30
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 30
    Nashville Town Council
    4 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 1
    'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 1
    New Year's Day hike at BCSP
    10 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 2
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 3
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • January 3
    Live music at winery
    7 to 10 p.m. Chateau Thomas Winery, Coachlight Square, 225 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 3
    'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 4
    'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 6
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 8
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 9
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 16
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.

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