NEWS


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Top 4 youth honored at Great Darke County Fair

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 |  


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 |  


Stormy weather prompts fair board to look at safety plan

GREENVILLE — This week’s turbulent weather has kept people on alert, with the Darke County fair board being no exception.The weather has c...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Ohio aims to curb overdose deaths through varied strategies

COLUMBUS (AP)— Officials from Ohio’s health, addiction and public safety agencies and its pharmacy board hope to curb the epidemic of drug...

August 25th, 2016 |  


A free ride

A free ride

Jalen Claywell picks out which bike he wants at the free bike giveaway at the Darke County Fair. He’s seen here with Fairboard Director Dean Nef...

August 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Greenville girls tennis team sweeps West Carrollton

Greenville girls tennis team sweeps West Carrollton

WEST CARROLLTON – The Greenville girls tennis team swept West Carrollton 5-0 in straight sets on Thursday.Natalie Milligan beat Maddie Mills in ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Versailles football team comes from behind to defeat Celina

Versailles football team comes from behind to defeat Celina

CELINA – The Versailles Tigers opened the season with a 13-7 come-from-behind victory on Friday night in Celina.The Tigers trailed 7-0 at the ha...

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


Versailles football team defeats Celina

Versailles football team defeats Celina

DARKE COUNTY – Versailles beat Celina 13-7 while other Darke County football games were postponed because of storms.Ansonia lost 32-24 to Africe...

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


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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 |  


Center receives $35K donation

Center receives $35K donation

BURKETTSVILLE — The Courage to Live Foundation recently presented a check in the amount of $35,000 to the Center For Neurological Development in...

August 21st, 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 |  


Kisers celebrating 50th Saturday

Kisers celebrating 50th Saturday

GREENVILLE — William “Bill” Eli and Mabel Susan Vere (Minnich) Kiser of Greenville will be celebrating their golden anniversary on A...

August 20th, 2016 updated: August 22nd, 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 |  


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


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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