NEWS


Veterans Building military uniforms to be preserved on Darke County fairgrounds

Veterans Building military uniforms to be preserved on Darke County fairgrounds

GREENVILLE — Donations are sought to help encase military uniforms on display in the Veterans Building on the Darke County Fairgrounds.At the 20...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Ohio police department 1st to hand K-9 duties to pit bull

GENOA, Ohio (AP) — With his blocky head, wrinkly face, and droopy jowls, K-9 Leonard doesn’t look like a normal police dog. And he’s...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Greenville City Finance Committee recommends city fund band shell construction

GREENVILLE — Greenville City Council’s Finance Committee will recommend the city offer $100,000 towards the construction of the Marling Ba...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


MV Math Teacher Gwen Bergman receives Presidential nomination

MV Math Teacher Gwen Bergman receives Presidential nomination

UNION CITY — The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the nation’s highest honors for teach...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Mentor Bill Funderburg will be missed by many friends

Mentor Bill Funderburg will be missed by many friends

GREENVILLE — Bill Funderburg left his journey here on earth on May 8 at the age of 78.Yes, he is gone and is already missed by those who knew an...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


New rule gradually bringing corporate tax breaks to light

COLUMBUS — Want to know how much money governments give away in corporate tax breaks? Good luck.For years, the figure has been incredibly diffic...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Franklin Monroe’s Kameron Thurmond commits to Edinboro University men’s basketball team

Franklin Monroe’s Kameron Thurmond commits to Edinboro University men’s basketball team

PITSBURG – Franklin Monroe senior Kameron Thurmond committed on Thursday afternoon to play college basketball at Edinboro University.“It f...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Franklin Monroe defeats Riverside, advances to elite 8 of the OHSAA softball tournament

Franklin Monroe defeats Riverside, advances to elite 8 of the OHSAA softball tournament

GREENVILLE – Franklin Monroe had to wait 24 hours to seal the deal in the first game of the Ohio High School Athletic Association regional softb...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Darke County athletes shine on 1st day of regional track and field meet

Darke County athletes shine on 1st day of regional track and field meet

TROY – Darke County athletes qualified for the Ohio High School Athletic Association state track and field meet on the first day of Division III...

May 25th, 2017 updated: May 25th, 2017. |  


Versailles to offer all-season sports pass to students

Versailles to offer all-season sports pass to students

VERSAILLES – The Versailles Athletic Department will offer an all-season sports pass to students for $25 during the 2017-18 school year.By decre...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Eldora announces 2018 major event dates

Eldora announces 2018 major event dates

ROSSBURG – While just a few races into the 2017 racing season, Eldora Speedway confirmed its major event dates for 2018. The announcement coinci...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Greenville run rules Clinton-Massie in regional semifinal softball game

Greenville run rules Clinton-Massie in regional semifinal softball game

MASON – Greenville advanced to the regional finals of the Ohio High School Athletic Association softball tournament for a third consecutive year...

May 24th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Family Yoga on the Lawn

GREENVILLE — The whole family is invited to “Yoga on the Lawn” at the Greenville Public Library! On Wednesdays May 24, June 21, July...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Jim, Lucille Deeter visit Greenville church where they were wed nearly 70 years ago

Jim, Lucille Deeter visit Greenville church where they were wed nearly 70 years ago

GREENVILLE — Jim and Lucille (Bolyard) Deeter traveled from their home in Marion, Ohio, to Greenville this week to visit with family and the chu...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Northern Miami Valley Ohio Red Cross to honor volunteers and celebrate centennial at annual meeting

GREENVILLE — This year’s American Red Cross Northern Miami Valley Ohio Chapter annual meeting has a twist – it’s outside. That...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Local Pastor celebrating 30 years serving Immanuel Baptist Church

ARCANUM — The Deacons and members of Immanuel Baptist Church (IBC) invite the community to help them celebrate 30 years of ministry with Pastor ...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Earick named Administrator of Year

Earick named Administrator of Year

VERSAILLES — The administrator of the Versailles Health Care Center (VHCC) has been named the 2017 Administrator of the Year by the state’...

May 16th, 2017 |  


OPINION


The Amish Cook: A few of Gloria’s favorites

The Amish Cook: A few of Gloria’s favorites

Hello! I hope all of you readers are having a great month of May. A special thank you to my mother for filling in for me last week. Daniel, myself, Ju...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Along the Garden Path: Congratulations Butterflies Junior graduates!

Along the Garden Path: Congratulations Butterflies Junior graduates!

Graduation is here and a time when the hearts are swelling with pride as proud parents and grandparents see their loved ones take the next step in the...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Back Around the House II: Wild pets in the backyard

Back Around the House II: Wild pets in the backyard

A few years ago I told you about a “wild” pet we had in the backyard. It was a squirrel we named Charlie.After Bill put peanuts by the tre...

May 24th, 2017 |  


A Grandparent’s Voice: Pomp and possibilities

A Grandparent’s Voice: Pomp and possibilities

Cap and gown. Pomp and Circumstance. Forty to 800 students (depending on the school) enter the hall. Parents and grandparents stand with tears in thei...

May 24th, 2017 |  


New Madison News: Laux book available

New Madison News: Laux book available

A new Darke County author has her book available through Amazon. Brit Laux of New Madison has published a story of struggle and set backs for the main...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Virtue & Mischief: The Krista Lyn Ink Blot Test

Virtue & Mischief: The Krista Lyn Ink Blot Test

You can tell a lot about a person based on what they request as a gift on special occasions like graduations, anniversaries or birthdays. Last week, f...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


New rule gradually bringing corporate tax breaks to light

COLUMBUS — Want to know how much money governments give away in corporate tax breaks? Good luck.For years, the figure has been incredibly diffic...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Santena Brickler opening her new restaurant in Bartonia soon

Santena Brickler opening her new restaurant in Bartonia soon

UNION CITY, Ind. — Santena Brickler’s dream has come true. She now owns her own restaurant, having named it Bartonia Country Kitchen.It...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Come clean for cancer: Pet wash fundraiser

GREENVILLE — Pet Valu and the Animal Cancer Foundation are partnering up once again to combat cancer in dogs, cats and other pets. Over the week...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Special military displays set up at Greenville Goodwill Store

Special military displays set up at Greenville Goodwill Store

GREENVILLE — The Greenville Goodwill Store is honoring its veterans in the community with special military displays and items for sale.The speci...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Daily Advocate reporter Linda Moody set to retire after 50 years

Daily Advocate reporter Linda Moody set to retire after 50 years

GREENVILLE — In an age where employment is often measured in months rather than years, working 50 years for a single employer is not only a rema...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Crysta Hutchinson new Main Street Greenville director

Crysta Hutchinson new Main Street Greenville director

GREENVILLE — Visitors to the Darke County Visitors Bureau on South Broadway will be greeted by a soon-to-be familiar face with an energetic pers...

May 10th, 2017 |  


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