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Jury finds Peffly ‘Not Guilty’

Jury finds Peffly ‘Not Guilty’

GREENVILLE — A Greenville man accused of raping three girls was found not guilty in Darke County Common Pleas Court Thursday.After a trial exten...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Indiana man charged with child molesting

WINCHESTER, Ind. — A Saratoga man has been arrested and charged with two counts of child molesting.On September 22, Kiante Christopher Enis, age...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Prosecution rests in Peffly rape case

Prosecution rests in Peffly rape case

GREENVILLE — The second day of the Derek Peffly rape trial in Darke County Common Pleas Court saw the prosecution call a number of witnesses to ...

September 21st, 2016 updated: September 21st, 2016. |  


Tri-Village community, school fair combining with Homecoming

NEW MADISON — “Following Our Dreams and Building On New Traditions” is this years’ theme for the annual Tri-Village Community ...

September 21st, 2016 |  


City hears utilities plan

City hears utilities plan

GREENVILLE — A representative of Affordable Gas & Electric (AGE) was on hand at Tuesday night’s Greenville City Council meeting to ans...

September 21st, 2016 |  


ODOT to study 127/Kruckeberg intersection

GREENVILLE — The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has agreed to perform traffic studies at an intersection where a 16-year-old Greenvill...

September 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Arcanum’s Marcy Bradshaw, Greenville’s Logan Eldridge named athletes of the week

Arcanum’s Marcy Bradshaw, Greenville’s Logan Eldridge named athletes of the week

DARKE COUNTY – Two athletes who have started off their senior years very strong are this week’s Daily Advocate athletes of the week.This w...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Greenville girls soccer team loses at Troy

Greenville girls soccer team loses at Troy

TROY – The Greenville girls soccer team lost 3-0 in a Greater Western Ohio Conference game at Troy on Thursday.Hayley Burns made 14 saves for th...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Greenville football team held scoreless against Trotwood-Madison

Greenville football team held scoreless against Trotwood-Madison

GREENVILLE – The Greenville Green Wave were unable to score any points in a lopsided loss to the Trotwood-Madison Rams on Friday night.Intensity...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Ansonia football team shuts out National Trail

Ansonia football team shuts out National Trail

ANSONIA – Ansonia shut out National Trail 30-0 in a Cross County Conference football game on Friday, giving the Tigers their first win of the 20...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Versailles boys golf team defeats Lehman Catholic

Versailles boys golf team defeats Lehman Catholic

VERSAILLES – Versailles’ boys golf team beat Lehman Catholic 169-183 on Friday at Stillwater Valley Golf Club.Versailles’ Nicholas L...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Franklin Monroe reschedules soccer games

Franklin Monroe reschedules soccer games

PITSBURG – Franklin Monroe has announced changes to its boys and girls soccer schedules.The boys soccer game against Lehman Catholic has been re...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


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BRADFORD — Bradford Public Library now has a usable website for ConsumerReports.org. Each computer at Bradford Public Library has an icon on the...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Demonstrations slated for Prairie Days

GREENVILLE — The 2016 Prairie Days will feature many historical demonstrations.First volunteers will be demonstrating how pioneers would have ma...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Garst Museum and The National Annie Oakley Center joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 12th Annual Museum Day Live!

GREENVILLE — Garst Museum and The National Annie Oakley Center will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 24 as part of Smithsonian m...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Dayton Ballet announces auditions for children’s roles in its production of The Nutcracker

DAYTON — Dayton Ballet is excited to announce auditions for children’s roles in its 2016 production of The Nutcracker. Auditions will be h...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Prairie Days at Shawnee Prairie this weekend

Prairie Days at Shawnee Prairie this weekend

DARKE COUNTY — Step through a wrinkle in time to experience life on the Ohio frontier. On Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 the Darke Coun...

September 21st, 2016 |  


OPINION


Prevention key in fighting addiction epidemic

Prevention key in fighting addiction epidemic

It was Benjamin Franklin who said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Today in Ohio, we are spending an increasing amount ...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Versailles News: Retirement is an illusion

Versailles News: Retirement is an illusion

Almost the entire working population dreams of their retirement day. It’s what we do. We look to the future with anticipation. But I must admit ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


St. Mary’s News: Ready to learn more

St. Mary’s News: Ready to learn more

Each new school year begins with a sense of anticipation in both the students and teachers of all the new and exciting things we will be learning this...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Daily surprises and sesame chicken

Daily surprises and sesame chicken

My day today looks like an interesting one. I never know what to expect out of my days or what may come up that wasn’t on my schedule.Yesterday,...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Protecting students and taxpayers from Charter School fraud

Protecting students and taxpayers from Charter School fraud

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education answered my call to strengthen oversight of Ohio’s charter schools and ensure that our tax dollars a...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Waterhemp found in county soybean fields

Waterhemp found in county soybean fields

I completed the Fall Soybean Weed Survey in Darke County with the assistance of Weed Scientist, Dr. Jeff Stachler, Darke County native and Auglaize Co...

September 21st, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


10:15 pm
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County unemployment rates steady

The Andersons names Lombardi as Chief Information Officer

MAUMEE, OHIO — The Andersons, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANDE) has appointed Anthony Lombardi as its new Chief Information Officer, reporting to John Granato,...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Public invited to learn about upcoming vote for lower electricity rates

DARKE COUNTY — Residents living in several communities within the DPL electric utility area will have an opportunity to secure lower electricity...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Little Ones store opens in downtown Greenville

Little Ones store opens in downtown Greenville

GREENVILLE — Tina Carroll’s dream came true Aug. 15, when she opened The Little Ones new and used children’s clothing and toys store...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Premier Senior Insurance holds grand opening

Premier Senior Insurance holds grand opening

GREENVILLE — A new business officially opened its doors in Downtown Greenville as Premier Senior Insurance, LLC, held a grand-opening ceremony T...

September 2nd, 2016 |  


Ohio awards certification to the New Bremen Police Department for adopting standards

COLUMBUS — The New Bremen Police Department has adopted and implemented state standards established by the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police A...

September 1st, 2016 updated: September 1st, 2016. |  


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