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County approves permissive tax

County approves permissive tax

DARKE COUNTY — At its Wednesday regular session, the Darke County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a much-debated permissive tax.The ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Large amounts of Meth found during traffic stop

Large amounts of Meth found during traffic stop

GREENVILLE — A New Weston mother was arrested Wednesday morning during a traffic stop for possession of large amounts of methamphetamines.On Aug...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Independent presidential candidates qualify for ballot

COLUMBUS — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced the qualifying independent candidates for President and Vice President of the United Sta...

August 24th, 2016 |  


iBook promotes Ohio’s role in presidential elections

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced the launch of an all-new Apple iBook that features the Buckeye State’s ongoing rol...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Appeals court: Week of early voting shouldn’t return to Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld an Ohio law that trims a week of early voting in the swing state, reversing a judge&#...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Mississinawa Valley hopes for a turnaround under new coach Mike Griffin

Mississinawa Valley hopes for a turnaround under new coach Mike Griffin

UNION CITY – The Mississinawa Valley Blackhawks football team is coming off a 0-10 season last year with optimism that they can turn things arou...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Bradford football looks to continue momentum

Bradford football looks to continue momentum

BRADFORD — When the seniors on the Bradford High School football team went through an 0-10 season as freshmen, the future looked bleak for the R...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Ansonia football team revamps its defense

Ansonia football team revamps its defense

ANSONIA – For a second consecutive season the Ansonia football team is changing up its defensive philosophy.After employing a 4-3 defense last s...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Arcanum football team looks to get over the hump

Arcanum football team looks to get over the hump

ARCANUM – The 2016 edition of the Arcanum Trojans football team has a major goal in mind after three straight 5-5 seasons.Under the direction of...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Tri-Village readies for varsity football

Tri-Village readies for varsity football

NEW MADISON – The Tri-Village Patriots are taking the next step in building their football program.A program started last year that went 6-2 pla...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Inexperienced Versailles football team faces tough schedule

Inexperienced Versailles football team faces tough schedule

VERSAILLES – On the schedule for the 2016 Versailles football team are four programs that have won Ohio High School Athletic Association state c...

August 25th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Center receives $35K donation

Center receives $35K donation

BURKETTSVILLE — The Courage to Live Foundation recently presented a check in the amount of $35,000 to the Center For Neurological Development in...

August 21st, 2016 |  


DeWine offers charitable giving tips following Louisiana flooding

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine offered advice to help Ohioans make wise charitable contributions and avoid scams following the dev...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Vorhees-Meadows

Vorhees-Meadows

ANSONIA — Randy and Bonnie Vorhees of Celina announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Nicole Vorhees, to Cory Alan Meadows son of Drew ...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Back to School Coloring Contest winners

Back to School Coloring Contest winners

The Back to School Coloring Contest Winners visited the office of The Daily Advocate Thursday to collect their rewards. From left, second-place winner...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Brown-Reiber

Brown-Reiber

GREENVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown of Greenville announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Betsy Renay Brown, to Kraig Ward Reib...

August 20th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year. Our administration and staff are eager to begin another year with the students, parents, grandparents, and commu...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Garden tour slated Saturday

Garden tour slated Saturday

The Preservation Society of Union City Indiana-Ohio will host its annual Garden Tour on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The rain date will be Sunda...

August 25th, 2016 |  


A salute to our local public safety workers

A salute to our local public safety workers

America, it seems, has become more divided over the past few years than at any other point in recent memory. Unfortunately, in that process, distrust ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


A Grandparent’s Voice: United in one diversity

A Grandparent’s Voice: United in one diversity

United in one diversity we are even stronger. - Thomas Bach, IOC presidentLast night I watched the closing of the 2016 Olympic Games. It was one of ma...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Back Around the House II: Funerals for fair fish

Back Around the House II: Funerals for fair fish

The Great Darke County Fair is over, but the goldfish may go on for a while.On Tuesday of Fair Week our 4-year-old granddaughter Laura came into the h...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Virtue & Mischief: Of antiseptic soap, oxygen machines, Part 1

Virtue & Mischief: Of antiseptic soap, oxygen machines, Part 1

My sister, Susie, was born in 1954 with a heart defect. I’m certain there is a medical term for it, and that the term is splashed across her rat...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Vectren to deploy automated meter reading

DAYTON — Starting this month, Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio (Vectren) will launch a 15-month plan to install Automated Meter Reading (AMR) dev...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Y named ‘Best Daycare Center’

Y named ‘Best Daycare Center’

GREENVILLE — The YMCA of Darke County would like to thank The Daily Advocate and the readers of Darke County for voting the Y “Best Daycar...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Family Health moves Behavioral Health and Wellness Department

GREENVILLE — Family Health is temporarily relocating its Behavioral Health and Wellness Department.“Due to its remarkable growth in servic...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Business opens at -260°F

Business opens at -260°F

DAYTON — Sidney native Mark Miller, of Versailles, says he’s a tropical kind of guy. That’s why he hasn’t yet visited the home...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Local Co. coloring light bulbs to honor America’s vets

Local Co. coloring light bulbs to honor America’s vets

GREENVILLE — Coloring, packaging and shipping 4 million light bulbs in less than five months’ time is a huge undertaking, but it’s a...

July 17th, 2016 updated: July 17th, 2016. |  


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