GALLERY: First day of school

Smiling faces and lots of hugs greeted Brown County students as they headed back to class this morning. Here’s a sampling of photos we shot at Helmsburg Elementary this morning and some you shared with us of your children. Send photos for the gallery to

Suzannah Couch grew up in Brown County, reading the Brown County Democrat. A 2013 Franklin College graduate, she covers cops/courts, education and arts/entertainment.