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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 |  


Little Mister and Little Miss winners announced

Little Mister and Little Miss winners announced

GREENVILLE — Judged on personality, outfit, poise and stage presence, 41 girls and 11 boys competed at the Little Mister and Little Miss Darke C...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Dog Committee continues to raise funds for new barn

Dog Committee continues to raise funds for new barn

GREENVILLE — Because of its increase in participants, the Darke County Junior Fair Dog Committee has been raising funds for a new barn and enclo...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Chicago plays for a sold-out crowd

Chicago plays for a sold-out crowd

GREENVILLE — Energy, life, passion and fire were just a few things concert-goers said they experienced at Sunday night’s Chicago concert a...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Greenville football team features an experienced roster

Greenville football team features an experienced roster

GREENVILLE – With almost 20 letter winners back from last year, the Greenville football team anticipates contending for a Greater Western Ohio C...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Tri-Village readies for 1st varsity football game

Tri-Village readies for 1st varsity football game

DARKE COUNTY – Tri-Village’s first varsity football game will highlight week one’s slate of high school football action in Darke Cou...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Versailles basketball player Justin Ahrens receives scholarship offer from Ohio State

Versailles basketball player Justin Ahrens receives scholarship offer from Ohio State

VERSAILLES – Versailles junior Justin Ahrens received his biggest recruiting offer thus far on Tuesday when he was offered a scholarship by The ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


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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 |  


DARKE COUNTY — Community Action Partnership Darke County and the Ohio Development Services Agency remind you that the Summer Crisis Program ends...

August 19th, 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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