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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 |  


Farm destroyed by tornado

Farm destroyed by tornado

DARKE COUNTY — A line of severe thunderstorms made their way through the Miami Valley on Saturday evening.Two tornados were spotted in the state...

August 21st, 2016 |  


School board tours K-8 building

School board tours K-8 building

GREENVILLE — Greenville City Schools administrators and Board of Education members examined the progress being made at the new K-8 building duri...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Ohio Turnpike may see self-driving testing

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s toll road, a heavily traveled connector between the East Coast and Chicago, is moving closer to allowing the testing of ...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Silent auction to benefit theater

ROSSBURG — The St. Anthony Dinner Theater (Mercer County) is a charitable organization that raises funds for needy families and other causes thr...

August 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Versailles girls golf team beats Marion Local

Versailles girls golf team beats Marion Local

CELINA – The Versailles girls golf team beat Marion Local 191-243 in a Midwest Athletic Conference match on Monday at the Mercer County Elks Gol...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Franklin Monroe boys golf defeats Bradford

Franklin Monroe boys golf defeats Bradford

GREENVILLE – Franklin Monroe beat Bradford 187-263 in a Cross County Conference boys golf match on Monday at Turtle Creek Golf Course.Franklin M...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Greenville girls tennis team improves to 3-0 with wins vs. Stebbins, Milton-Union

Greenville girls tennis team improves to 3-0 with wins vs. Stebbins, Milton-Union

GREENVILLE – The Greenville girls tennis team improved to 3-0 on the season with a pair of wins against Stebbins and Milton-Union.Greenville won...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Mississinawa Valley edges Bradford in football scrimmage

Mississinawa Valley edges Bradford in football scrimmage

BRADFORD – The final preseason scrimmage for Mississinawa Valley and Bradford proved to be a hard fought, points-at-a-premium inner-county battl...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


169 cars race at Little Eldora

169 cars race at Little Eldora

ROSSBURG – Little Eldora Speedway was ready to race Sunday afternoon with the Sizzler in the Sun. There were 169 cars that showed up ready to ra...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Darke County native Jack Johnson competed at 1972 Olympics

DARKE COUNTY – Forty-four years before Clayton Murphy won a bronze medal in Rio de Janeiro, another Darke County native represented the United S...

August 20th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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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


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 |  


Today’s Challenges: Scratching it out

Today’s Challenges: Scratching it out

A minister was sitting at the kitchen table working at writing a sermon. His young daughter came in and asked what he was doing. He said, “IR...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Preacher’s Point: Sowing the word

Preacher’s Point: Sowing the word

On the road on which I live, I need to go 12 miles in either direction to not have farmland on one side or the other. In fact, most of that 24 miles h...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Sweet & Sassy: Loving some good old fairtime

Sweet & Sassy: Loving some good old fairtime

This year of time of year I find myself questioning what I would do if I could never cover another Great Darke County Fair.I admit I always dread its ...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Versailles News: Y.O.L.O. of Darke County Inc.

Versailles News: Y.O.L.O. of Darke County Inc.

Y.O.L.O. of Darke County Inc. is a non-profit organization founded by Phillip and Jodi Pierri because of their passion for giving back. They chose the...

August 19th, 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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