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Scholarships awarded to students at county fair
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Police seek Subway robber
Pohl Transportation recognizes safe drivers

Pohl Transportation recognizes safe drivers

VERSAILLES — Pohl Transportation Inc., recently purchased five Peterbilt 579’s as reward trucks for a group of five drivers with over a mi...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Nationally recognized economist to speak to local manufacturers

Nationally recognized economist to speak to local manufacturers

DAYTON — The Dayton Region Manufacturers Association (DRMA) will present “Rising Trends for the US and Global Economy” featuring Bri...

August 29th, 2016 |  


4 fair board directors reelected

4 fair board directors reelected

DARKE COUNTY — Four Darke County Fair directors were re-elected to three-year terms as the Darke County Agricultural Society held its board of d...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Two people airlifted after head-on accident

DARKE COUNTY — Two people from Indiana were airlifted Thursday afternoon after their car hit a semi-truck head-on.On August 25, at approximately...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Union City offers student law enforcement course

Union City offers student law enforcement course

UNION CITY — The Union City Police Department as well as Union City school officials have teamed up to offer a criminal justice course that prov...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Top 4 youth honored at Great Darke County Fair

Top 4 youth honored at Great Darke County Fair

GREENVILLE — Four participants at the Great Darke County Fair were rewarded for their achievements prior to the Parade of Champions Thursday mor...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


Ansonia vs. Bradford junior varsity football game canceled

Ansonia vs. Bradford junior varsity football game canceled

ANSONIA – The Bradford at Ansonia junior varsity football game scheduled for Oct. 1 has been canceled. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .n...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Ansonia volleyball team sweeps Troy Christian

Ansonia volleyball team sweeps Troy Christian

ANSONIA – The Ansonia volleyball team swept Troy Christian 25-11, 25-16, 25-20 to improve to 6-0 on the season Monday.Lydia Sink had 14 kills, e...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Versailles boys golf team beats Minster

Versailles boys golf team beats Minster

VERSAILLES – Versailles beat Minster 182-188 in a Midwest Athletic Conference boys golf match on Monday at Stillwater Valley Golf Club.Versaille...

August 30th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |  


Versailles girls golf team suffers its 1st loss to Minster

Versailles girls golf team suffers its 1st loss to Minster

MINSTER – The Versailles girls golf team suffered its first loss of the season on Monday, losing by one stroke, 198-199, to Minster at Arrowhead...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Greenville girls golf team ties Beavercreek

Greenville girls golf team ties Beavercreek

GREENVILLE – The Greenville girls golf team tied Beavercreek 227-227 on Monday at Turtle Creek Golf Course.Jada Garland led the Greenville girls...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Greenville girls tennis sweeps Bellefontaine

Greenville girls tennis sweeps Bellefontaine

BELLEFONTAINE – The Greenville girls tennis team improved to 6-0 by sweeping Bellefontaine 5-0 on Monday in Bellefontaine.In first singles Green...

August 30th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


Chicken supper kick off activities

Chicken supper kick off activities

NEW MADISON — New Madison American Legion Post 245 will kick off its fall activities with the Sept. 3 all-you-can-eat chicken supper from 5 p.m....

August 29th, 2016 |  


Mole Day 6K Trail Run/Walk 2016

GREENVILLE — What is Mole Day? Celebrated annually on October 23 from 6:02 a.m. to 6:02 p.m., Mole Day commemorates Avogadro’s Number (6.0...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Knasinskis marking their 50th

Knasinskis marking their 50th

WINCHESTER, Ind. — Frank and Patricia (Meek) Knasinski are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday. They were married Aug. 28, 1966...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Time to Revive party set in Greenville park

GREENVILLE — Time to Revive and local Darke County leadership is inviting the community to come together on Saturday, Aug. 27, to celebrate all ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


An opportunity to help the Monarch Butterfly

DARKE COUNTY — Pollinator populations across the country are in decline, including the Monarch Butterfly. A reduction in the number of milkweed ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Fair board director election Thursday

GREENVILLE — The 2016 Darke County Agricultural Society Board of Director Election will be held Thursday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the R...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


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New Madison News: Fair’s over; other events slated
The Amish Cook: Gloria’s recipe rerun

The Amish Cook: Gloria’s recipe rerun

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to a close and that the Amish school next to us will soon be filled with scholars eager to begin anot...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Today’s Challenges: Donuts and life

Today’s Challenges: Donuts and life

Wow, I just got some good news! Well, may be not “good,” for me physically, perhaps interesting would be a better word.I was reading one o...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Rolling out online voter registration

Rolling out online voter registration

This past spring the General Assembly was hard at work writing a bill to create an online voter registration system. This legislation was extremely im...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Sweet & Sassy: Fair’s all about making friends

Sweet & Sassy: Fair’s all about making friends

It’s the end of another Great Darke County Fair, the nine-day festival where you meet old friends and make new ones.That’s where Dad met M...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Versailles News: Politics and insanity

Versailles News: Politics and insanity

A blonde and brunette are watching the news.The blonde says to the brunette, “I bet you $100 that the man won’t jump off the building.R...

August 26th, 2016 |  


DCCA News: School days, school days

DCCA News: School days, school days

As September approaches, students across Darke County and the nation return to school, providing bittersweet moments for parents and youngsters alike....

August 26th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Congressman Davidson speaks to Chamber

Congressman Davidson speaks to Chamber

GREENVILLE — U.S. Congressman Warren Davidson was the guest of honor at the Darke County Chamber of Commerce “Legislative Luncheon,”...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Olympics provide unique opportunities for sneaker companies

RIO DE JANEIRO — While the men’s basketball team’s first order of business is to win the gold medal at the Rio Games there will be s...

August 4th, 2016 |  


McBo’s Lanes strikes partnership with U-Haul

McBo’s Lanes strikes partnership with U-Haul

VERSAILLES — U-Haul Company of Massachusetts and Ohio, Inc. announces that McBo’s Lanes has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to s...

July 27th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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