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LOOKING BACK: Brown County’s history as a Christmas tree producer

Brown County, in the 1960s, became one of the nation’s major producers of Christmas trees. One grower was reported to have 3 million growing...
Arts briefs for week of Nov. 29

Annual fund drive going on for art gallery The Brown County Art Gallery Foundation is seeking end-of-year donations, which will go into the general fund. Donations...
SCHOOL NEWS: Art piece going on tour; staff leaves OK’d

School board to loan art piece to gallery for statewide tour A piece of art that hangs in the conference room at the Brown County...
SUPERINTENDENT’S CORNER: Community cordially invited to school events

By LAURA HAMMACK, guest columnist A week or so ago, I was feeling a little bit down, so I took the words of one of...
Education briefs for week of Nov. 29

High school teachers, get free supplies in 2018 BLOOMINGTON — High school teachers in Brown, Greene, Lawrence, Monroe and Owen counties will be eligible to...
‘A blessing to us’: Schools donate food, time to benefit Mother’s Cupboard

The shelves at Mother’s Cupboard are full for now, thanks to donations from Brown County Schools students and staff. Last week, Van Buren Elementary School...
Catch Santa on the train in Morgantown, Helmsburg

The Indiana Rail Road Co. will bring Santa, Mrs. Claus and a train full of storybook characters to Morgantown and Helmsburg to visit with...
Community Calendar for week of Nov. 29

Story time sessions offered at library Tuesday morning story time at the Brown County Public Library runs through Dec. 5. The program, from 10 to...
Something to do for week of Nov. 29

Tuesday, Nov. 28 Story Time — For children 6 and younger, Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane, 10 to 11 a.m., free. Information:...
More books in more places: Little Free Libraries program expands

By PATRICIA KRAHNKE, guest columnist The Brown County Literacy Coalition has installed four new Little Free Libraries in Brown County, thanks to generous funding from...

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