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Memorial Day honors the fallen

Memorial Day honors the fallen

DARKE COUNTY — Flags are flying, graves have been decorated and cemeteries will be filling up with people who will be honoring their loved ones ...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Race underway for prosecutor’s seat

Race underway for prosecutor’s seat

GREENVILLE — Darke County voters will have a choice between two familiar faces in the race for the county prosecutor position this November, whe...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Special election upcoming to decide Boehner’s replacement

Special election upcoming to decide Boehner’s replacement

DARKE COUNTY — Voters in the 8th Congressional District will soon select a candidate to fill the unexpired term of former Representative and Spe...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Darke County unemployment at 3.9% in April

Darke County unemployment at 3.9% in April

DARKE COUNTY — The unemployment rate in Darke County continued its downward trend in April, reaching 3.9 percent according to to information rel...

May 26th, 2016 updated: May 26th, 2016. |  


Y kicks off annual support campaign

Y kicks off annual support campaign

GREENVILLE — The Darke County YMCA kicked off its Annual Community Partners Campaign Wednesday evening, with a total campaign goal of $175,000 f...

May 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Gibboney, Kreusch named athletes of the week

Gibboney, Kreusch named athletes of the week

DARKE COUNTY – A pair of Arcanum track and field athletes who are having career years as seniors are The Daily Advocate’s athletes of the ...

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


3 Arcanum athletes, 1 Franklin Monroe athlete qualify for OHSAA state track and field meet

3 Arcanum athletes, 1 Franklin Monroe athlete qualify for OHSAA state track and field meet

TROY – Three Arcanum athletes and one Franklin Monroe athlete qualified for the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division III state track a...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Greenville’s AJ Frens, Lexi Addington qualify for OHSAA state meet in pole vault

Greenville’s AJ Frens, Lexi Addington qualify for OHSAA state meet in pole vault

DAYTON – A pair of Greenville pole vaulters qualified for the Ohio High School Athletic Association state meet by finishing fourth in the Divisi...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Versailles baseball team defeats Anna to advance to the OHSAA state final 4

Versailles baseball team defeats Anna to advance to the OHSAA state final 4

XENIA – The Versailles baseball team overcame a four-run deficit to defeat Anna 6-5 on Friday and earn a spot in the state final four for the fi...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Greenville softball team finds redemption in regional tournament win vs. Granville

Greenville softball team finds redemption in regional tournament win vs. Granville

MASON – Greenville got the redemption it was seeking on Friday as the Lady Wave run ruled defending state champion Granville 11-0 in five inning...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Darke County’s spring sports statistical leaders

Darke County’s spring sports statistical leaders

BaseballBatting averageTyler Jenkinson, MV: .492Zach Hyre, FM: .456Conner Pohl, Arcanum: .447Keaton McEldowney, Versailles: .416Devan Rinderle, MV: .4...

May 27th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


‘War Room,’ Bible study coming

‘War Room,’ Bible study coming

VERSAILLES — Tony and Elizabeth Jordan have it all—great jobs, a beautiful daughter, and their dream house. But appearances can be deceivi...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Services set to honor loved ones

DARKE COUNTY - The following are the Memorial Day services planned in the county this holiday:Sunday, May 29Memorial Day services at Teegarden Congreg...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Greenville Transit System driver receives award

Greenville Transit System driver receives award

GREENVILLE - Raymond (Buzz) Lines was presented the Katherine McClary Safe Driver award for the first quarter in 2016. In order to be eligible for thi...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Greenville Creek Christian Church to hold Ice Cream social

BRADFORD — The public is invited to a homemade ice cream social from 5 to 7 p.m. June 2 at Greenville Creek Christian Church, 5110 Buckneck Road...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Darke County Genealogical Society Inc. to hold annual picnic

GREENVILLE — Darke County Genealogical Society Inc. is holding the annual picnic on June 2 at 5:30 p.m in Greenville City Park. This will be at ...

May 28th, 2016 |  


OPINION


A time to remember the sacrifice of our fallen soldiers

A time to remember the sacrifice of our fallen soldiers

Memorial Day is about so much more than summer barbeques and bright, candy-filled parades. It is a time to honor the service and sacrifice of our brav...

May 30th, 2016 |  


A day to remember our fallen heroes

A day to remember our fallen heroes

Since the beginning of the Iraq War in 2003, 275 Ohio soldiers have lost their lives in action. 275 stories of bravery and determination came to an ab...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Today’s Challenges: The daring adventure

Today’s Challenges: The daring adventure

Many years ago, Helen Keller wrote these words, “Life is either a daring adventure, or it is nothing.” I have been so blessed to have been...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Preacher’s Point: Spirit, soul, and body

Preacher’s Point: Spirit, soul, and body

Body, soul, and spirit; or is it spirit, soul and body? Does it make a difference?Whenever in conversation and the subject comes up I have always hear...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Sweet & Sassy: Lyrics make a lot of sense

Sweet & Sassy: Lyrics make a lot of sense

Has anyone heard Tim McGraw’s song, “Humble and Kind?” It’s beautiful. It couldn’t come at a better time, with the way t...

May 28th, 2016 |  


DCCA News: A good thing

DCCA News: A good thing

When “Arts Day,” presented by the Ohio Arts Council and the Ohio Citizens for the Arts Foundation, recently celebrated artistic excellence...

May 27th, 2016 updated: May 27th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


Keen’s Body Shop honored

UNION CITY, Ohio — The Union City Indiana-Ohio Chamber of Commerce announces The Business of The Month for May.It’s Keen’s Body Shop...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Downtown Greenville open late Fridays in June

Downtown Greenville open late Fridays in June

GREENVILLE — Several downtown businesses are hoping to draw more visitors downtown to kickoff their weekends by taking advantage of the fine Jun...

May 17th, 2016 |  


The Andersons, Inc. announces cash dividend for the third quarter

MAUMEE, Ohio – The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDE) today announced a third quarter 2016 cash dividend of 15.5 cents ($0.155) per share payable Ju...

May 16th, 2016 |  


Chillz opens in downtown Greenville

Chillz opens in downtown Greenville

GREENVILLE — Just in time for warmer temps, Chillz Frozen Yogurt, 333 South Broadway, has opened its doors for business.Greenville’s newes...

May 8th, 2016 |  


New shops, upper floors open for First Friday

New shops, upper floors open for First Friday

GREENVILLE - Downtown Greenville was a flurry of activity for the May First Friday event, with two new shops opening for business and a self-guided to...

May 8th, 2016 |  


KitchenAid cuts ribbon on factory expansion

KitchenAid cuts ribbon on factory expansion

GREENVILLE - Whirlpool Corp. celebrated the expansion of the Greenville KitchenAid manufacturing facility with a ribbon-cutting for the new area on Th...

May 7th, 2016 |  


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