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Bald Eagles

Anna Manring, "Voice of Democracy," and Keith Baker, featured speaker, stand with Tim Sparks, right, Bald Eagles co-director at their Dec. 6 meeting. Read more club news in this week's Democrat. Courtesy of Floyd Crouse.

Just out of reach

Nashville fire chief says building codes need revised so local firefighters can reach roofs on all buildings. Buildings such as Willow Manor (pictured above) present difficulties due to roof height. Check out this week's Democrat to read more about firefighting concerns in Brown County. Staff photo by Ben Kibbey.

Town officials weighing upgrade to security cameras

The town of Nashville installed security cameras on the outside of Old School Lane restrooms in April to discourage vandalism. Read more about this effort in this week's Democrat. Staff photo by Ben Kibbey.

Special delivery

TRIAD volunteer Violet Miller greets Dorval Chatam with a kiss on the cheek when Miller delivered a package full of food for the holidays. Read more about this volunteer holiday tradition in this week's Democrat. Staff photo by Suzannah Couch.

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Dec. 4, 6:49 a.m. :  Female 911 caller in 3000 block of Long Lake Road advises dark grey truck parked near Saint Vincent de Paul building. Believes at least one subject in vehicle looks suspicious. Requests officer check vehicle.
6:57 a.m. County officer advises on scene. Truck occupied by two people, both sleeping. 7:02 a.m. County officer advises truck checks OK. Both people were just sleeping.

Dec. 3, 8:37 p.m. :  Male caller in 6900 block of State Road 135 North advised suspicious activity in his driveway and the church next door with a black truck.
8:50 p.m. Town officer advised the black truck in the 6900 block of State Road 135 North had a broken drive shaft.

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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 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • 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 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 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • 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.

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