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Thomas this year’s oldest Great Darke County Fair-goer

Thomas this year’s oldest Great Darke County Fair-goer

GREENVILLE — Lucille Frankman Thomas has never been to the county fair before on Monday when the Oldest Person is announced, but she was this ye...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


EF0 tornado confirmed in county

EF0 tornado confirmed in county

DARKE COUNTY — The National Weather Service (NWS) in Wilmington, Ohio has confirmed that an EF0 tornado touched down 3 miles south of Gettysburg...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Pair sentenced to prison for theft from legendary golfer

CLEVELAND — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty announced that two Brecksville residents have been ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Bovine Tuberculosis detected in Indiana

REYNOLDSBURG — State Veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey is recommending cattle owners in Southwest Ohio monitor their herds closely after the Indiana...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Grand Jury activity report

DARKE COUNTY — R. Kelly Ormsby, III, Prosecuting Attorney, released the following report on Grand Jury activity recently conducted by the Prosec...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


WSU-Lake Campus receives $75,000

WSU-Lake Campus receives $75,000

CELINA, Ohio — For more than 50 years, the Western Ohio Educational Foundation (WOEF) has responded to the educational needs of residents in Aug...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Ohio State freshman Michael Jordan has more than just a name

COLUMBUS – Ohio State freshman offensive lineman Michael Jordan explained it calmly and without the weariness that might be expected after repea...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Greenville girls tennis sweeps Trotwood-Madison

Greenville girls tennis sweeps Trotwood-Madison

GREENVILLE – Greenville swept Trotwood-Madison 5-0 in a Greater Western Ohio Conference girls tennis match on Tuesday.In first singles Greenvill...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Ansonia volleyball defeats Union City

Ansonia volleyball defeats Union City

ANSONIA – The Ansonia volleyball team beat Union City, Indiana, 3-1 on Tuesday to improve to 2-0 on the season.After losing the first set 25-18,...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Location of Ansonia football game changed

Location of Ansonia football game changed

ANSONIA – The location for Ansonia’s season-opening football game on Friday has been changed.Ansonia and Africentric will play at 7:30 p.m...

August 23rd, 2016 updated: August 23rd, 2016. |  


Ansonia volleyball team sweeps Houston

Ansonia volleyball team sweeps Houston

ANSONIA – The Ansonia volleyball team started the 2016 season with a sweep against Houston on Monday.Ansonia won the match 25-21, 25-22, 25-22. ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Versailles boys golf defeats Marion Local

Versailles boys golf defeats Marion Local

VERSAILLES – Versailles’ boys golf team beat Marion Local 163-202 in a Midwest Athletic Conference match on Monday at Stillwater Valley Go...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


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Vorhees-Meadows
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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 |  


Chamber welcomes Nature’s Heart Yoga

Chamber welcomes Nature’s Heart Yoga

Erica Menke (with scissors), owner of Nature’s Heart Yoga, was joined by friends, colleagues, and members of the Darke County Chamber of Commerc...

August 19th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Garden tour slated Saturday
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 |  


Arcanum News: End of summer brings start of new school year

Arcanum News: End of summer brings start of new school year

Arcanum-Butler Schools announce opening information for the first day of school on Aug. 30.Parents are urged to register students new to the district ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


The Amish Cook: Rolling up with the Yoders

The Amish Cook: Rolling up with the Yoders

The air was thick enough to be sliced. In a matter of minutes, we’d find out whether our dream would become a reality. For weeks we had been wai...

August 22nd, 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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