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Top 4 youth honored at Great Darke County Fair
New Madison Fire Dept. receives grant

New Madison Fire Dept. receives grant

NEW MADISON — The New Madison Volunteer Fire Department will receive nearly $25,000 towards new equipment purchases according to a press release...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Attorney General warns of storm-chaser scams following severe weather

COLUMBUS — Following the severe weather that hit northwest Ohio and other parts of the state recently, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warn...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Steel Expressions is coming to St. Paul Lutheran Church

GREENVILLE — St. Paul Lutheran Church, 122 E. Fourth St, Greenville is happy to announce the return of Steel Expressions for their Sunday mornin...

August 26th, 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 |  


Back to school just around the corner

Back to school just around the corner

GREENVILLE — As the summer draws to a close, days start to get shorter, fall approaches and students begin to head back to school.“Our adm...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Accidental drug overdoses killed 3,050 people in Ohio last year, an average of eight per day, as deaths blamed on the powerful ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Arcanum football team loses at Riverside
Greenville football team soars to victory at Eaton

Greenville football team soars to victory at Eaton

EATON – The Greenville football team built a 20-0 first quarter lead that carried the Green Wave to a 20-14 week one victory at Eaton.Eaton bega...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 29th, 2016. |  


Ansonia defeats Newton to win the Greenville Federal Volleyball Invitational

Ansonia defeats Newton to win the Greenville Federal Volleyball Invitational

UNION CITY – Ansonia took a big step toward its goal of establishing itself as one of the best volleyball programs in the Cross County Conferenc...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Versailles’ Joe Spitzer wins Bob Schul Invitational at Milton-Union

Versailles’ Joe Spitzer wins Bob Schul Invitational at Milton-Union

WEST MILTON – Versailles junior cross country runner Joe Spitzer started out the season with a victory at Milton-Union’s Bob Schul Invitat...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Bradford football team loses season opener to New Bremen

Bradford football team loses season opener to New Bremen

BRADFORD – Bradford started off the 2016 football season with a 37-13 loss to Midwest Athletic Conference member New Bremen.“I’ve go...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Ansonia football loses season opener to Africentric Early College

Ansonia football loses season opener to Africentric Early College

COLUMBUS – The Ansonia football team started the 2016 season with a loss to Africentric Early College on Friday night in Columbus.Africentric to...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Greenville junior high girls tennis loses season opener

Greenville junior high girls tennis loses season opener

GREENVILLE – Greenville’s junior high girls tennis team lost 3-2 to Springboro on Saturday.Emma Haupt won in third singles while Sarah McD...

August 27th, 2016 |  


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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 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Hope across Ohio

Hope across Ohio

For the last three years I have worked on legislation to transform the federal government’s response to the heroin and opioid addiction epidemic...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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