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  • 12-17-2014, 7 p.m. Hamblen Fire District

    Hamblen Township Fire Protection District — 7 p.m., Hamblen Fire Station, 4650 Sweetwater Trail, Nineveh. Agenda includes financial report, claims to be paid, contract review for 2015, fire department report, and other business.

  • 12-17-2014, 6 to 8 p.m. Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant

    Live guitar music — Jeff Foster, Hobnob restaurant, 17 W. Main St., 6 to 8 p.m., no cover, Wednesdays. Information: 988-4114 or hobnobcornerrestaurant.com.

  • 12-17-2014, 6 p.m. Lake Lemon Conservancy District Board

    Lake Lemon Conservancy District — 6 p.m., Benton Township Senior Center, 7606 State Road 45, Unionville, to be followed by executive session at 8 p.m. to receive information about and interview prospective employees.

  • 12-17-2014, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Brown County Government Offices to close for lunch hours

    Brown County government offices — Closed for lunch-time holiday celebration, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17

  • 12-18-2014, 7 to 9 p.m. WRAPS meetings

    The Writers, Readers And Poets Society will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, in the lower level of the Brown County Library, 205 N. Locust Lane.

    The free group is open to the public.

    For more information, call the library at 988-2850.

  • 12-18-2014, 6:30 p.m. Nashville Town Council

    Nashville Town Council — 6:30 p.m., Town Hall. Agenda includes recognitions/proclamations for Sprunica Elementary National blue ribbon award, Brown County Schools recent all A report card; BETA request for funds; Brown County Historical Society request for sewer adjustment; fairgrounds rezoning; adoption of public works standards; council appointments; meeting dates for 2015; reports from Arts & Entertainment Commission, Development Review Commission, Tree Board, Chamber of Commerce, Redevelopment Commission, Main Street Committee, Clean Community Committee, Brown County Volunteer Fire Department and fire department contract, Parking & Public Facilities with janitorial contract recommendation and camera & public Wi-Fi contract update; Town manager/Economic Development Director report, including update on stoplight at state park entrance, renewal submission for liability insurance, confidentiality agreement with department of revenue, STAMP program, update on ISO fire rating, five-year strategic plan and council inquiries; town administration report, including right-of-way permit requests, Army Corp of Engineers application, fire hydrant inventory, development standards for public works, updates on water CIP, one-way street and street sign update; town attorney report on NAPA annexation; clerk-treasurer, including software maintenance agreement, transfer funds from general fund to rainy day fund, annual certification of elected official and conflict of interest policies, 2015 salary ordinance; and other business.

  • 12-19-2014, 5 p.m. Bingo

    Bingo — Fridays, Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 State Road 135 North., Bean Blossom, doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6 p.m.

  • 12-19-2014, 7:30 p.m. Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse

    Christmas Sing-along — Traditional songs for all ages, with guitar, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 7:30 p.m., $12. Concessions, local beer and wine sold. Information: 988-6555 or bcplayhouse.org.

  • 12-19-2014, 6 p.m. Live band at dance barn

    December's Finest — Live band, Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road West, doors open at 6 p.m. show starts at 8 p.m., $8 cover. Food and cash bar available. Information: 988-8636 or 317-285-8134 or mikesmusicbarn.com.

  • 12-19-2014, 7 p.m. Live hip hop music at dance barn

    Live hip hop music — Open to all ages, live show includes local band, December's Finest, Fricktion from Bloomington, Chef B and LimeTime from Connersville and Exquisite from Milford, Ohio; Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road West, 7 p.m., $5 cover. Food, band merchandise and drinks available. Information: 988-8636 or 317-285-8134 or mikesmusicbarn.com. Band info: email definestmusic@gmail.com or visit decembersfinest.com.

     

  • 12-20-2014, 6 p.m. Live band at dance barn

    Smooth Country — Live band, Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road West, doors open at 6 p.m. show starts at 8 p.m., $8 cover. Food and cash bar available. Information: 988-8636 or 317-285-8134 or mikesmusicbarn.com.

  • 12-20-2014, 6 p.m. Euchre

    Euchre — Tuesdays and Saturdays, Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds, 6 p.m.

  • 12-20-2014, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge

    Dave Miller — Live music, Little Gem restaurant, Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturdays.

  • 12-20-2014, 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. 'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse

    "Gone Girl" — Movie, rated R, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m., $5 per adult, $4 per student. Concessions, local beer and wine for sale. Information: 988-6555 or bcplayhouse.org.

  • 12-20-2014, 1 to 7 p.m. Railroad museum features model Christmas trains

    FRUITDALE — From 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20 and 21, the Brown County Railroad Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, will have model trains running. 

    Model trains include Vintage Lionel trains, Santa and the Snowman in a model train race, and a propeller-driven Santa flying around the track. Also on display are the Gallery of Steam Engines and animated trains in an outdoor layout. Cookies will be served.

    Rideable trains will not run unless the weather is excellent.

    All are welcome. A suggested donation is $5 to $10.

    For more information, call 812-720-1229, Robert at 317-626-7108, Brian at 317-902-2933 or email locobobtrains@gmail.com.

  • 12-21-2014, 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. 'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse

    "Gone Girl" — Movie, rated R, Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m., $5 per adult, $4 per student. Concessions, local beer and wine for sale. Information: 988-6555 or bcplayhouse.org.

  • 12-21-2014, 1 to 7 p.m. Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐

    FRUITDALE — From 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20 and 21, the Brown County Railroad Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, will have model trains running. 

    Model trains include Vintage Lionel trains, Santa and the Snowman in a model train race, and a propeller-driven Santa flying around the track. Also on display are the Gallery of Steam Engines and animated trains in an outdoor layout. Cookies will be served.

    Rideable trains will not run unless the weather is excellent.

    All are welcome. A suggested donation is $5 to $10.

    For more information, call 812-720-1229, Robert at 317-626-7108, Brian at 317-902-2933 or email locobobtrains@gmail.com.

  • 12-23-2014, 6 p.m. Euchre

    Euchre — Tuesdays and Saturdays, Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds, 6 p.m.

  • 12-24-2014, Nashville government offices CLOSED

    Nashville Town Hall government offices — Closed Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 24 and 25, in observance of Christmas. Regular office hours will resume Friday, Dec. 26.

  • 12-24-2014, 7 p.m. Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church

    BECKS GROVE — Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road, will host a Communion service at 7 p.m. For more information, call the church at 988-7380.

  • 12-24-2014, 7 p.m. Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    HELMSBURG — Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., will host a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24.
     
  • 12-24-2014, 6:30 p.m. Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve

    GNAW BONE — Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, will host a traditional candlelight Christmas service at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call 988-1288.

  • 12-24-2014, 7 p.m. Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve

    CORDRY — Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road, will host a candlelight service at 7 p.m. After the service, cookies, punch and coffee will be served, and a photographer will be available to take family and group photos for free. With questions, call the church at 317-933-2595.

  • 12-25-2014, Government Offices CLOSED

    Nashville Town Hall and Brown County government offices — Closed Thursday, Dec. 25, in observance of Christmas.

    Nashville government offices hours will resume Friday, Dec. 26.

  • 12-26-2014, 6 p.m. Bingo

    Bingo — Fridays, Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 State Road 135 North., Bean Blossom, doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6 p.m.

  • 12-26-2014, Brown County Government Offices CLOSED

    Brown County Government Offices — Closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 25 and 26, in observance of Christmas. Regular office hours will resume Monday, Dec. 29.

  • 12-27-2014, 6 p.m. Bingo

    Bingo — Fridays, Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department, 5200 State Road 135 North., Bean Blossom, doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6 p.m.

  • 12-27-2014, 7:30 p.m. Live band at dance barn

    Marlinaires — Live band, Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road West, doors open at 6 p.m. show starts at 8 p.m., $8 cover. Food and cash bar available. Information: 988-8636 or 317-285-8134 or mikesmusicbarn.com.

Obituaries
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John Jacob 'Jack' Gambold, Jr., 91
  Stepfather of Carol Skirvin of Nashville

Jolee Ragan Dufek, 6, Nashville
  Daughter of Jason and Krystal Dufek

Karolina Rose Spurgeon, 3 days old, Edinburgh
  Sister of Keirsten Dawn Spurgeon of Brown County

  • December 17
    Hamblen Fire District
    7 p.m. Hamblen Fire Station, 4650 Sweetwater Trail, Nineveh
  • December 17
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 17
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District Board
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7606 State Road 45, Unionville
  • December 17
    Brown County Government Offices to close for lunch hours
    11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • 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 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West