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Deputies investigate road rage accident

Deputies investigate road rage accident

GREENVILLE - The Darke County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a case of road rage on Sunday that sent a couple to the hospital after being eje...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Ansonia features 9 students at the top of their class

Ansonia features 9 students at the top of their class

ANSONIA — Sixty-one students were spotlighted when they were awarded their diplomas in Ansonia High School’s 129th annual commencement ser...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Independent candidate joins Ohio’s US Senate race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An independent candidate is challenging Republican incumbent Rob Portman and Democrat Ted Strickland in Ohio’s U.S. Senate...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Up in smoke: group ends Ohio medical marijuana ballot drive

CINCINNATI - A group Saturday ended its effort to put a medical marijuana issue on Ohio’s general election ballot.The Ohioans for Medical Mariju...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Ohio bill sets rules for last-minute orders on voting hours

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A bill headed to Ohio’s governor could make it harder for people to get a court order to keep polling places open late on Elect...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Legislation approves to ease access to public records

COLUMBUS - Senate President Keith Faber (R-Celina) announced final Senate approval of legislation designed to make it easier for Ohioans to navigate t...

May 30th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


3 Versailles Lady Tiger relays qualify for OHSAA state track meet

3 Versailles Lady Tiger relays qualify for OHSAA state track meet

DAYTON – Three Lady Tiger relays qualified for state as the Versailles girls track and field team competed in the Division II regional meet at W...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Greenville softball team falls 1 win short of state final 4, loses 4-0- to Hamilton Ross

Greenville softball team falls 1 win short of state final 4, loses 4-0- to Hamilton Ross

MASON – The emotional high of Friday evening came crashing down on Saturday afternoon as Greenville lost 4-0 to Hamilton Ross in the regional fi...

May 28th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


Ansonia garage sales planned

ANSONIA — The Ansonia Community Garage Sales will be June 9-11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.To have a sale listed on the map, a $3 fee is required. The ...

May 30th, 2016 |  


‘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 |  


OPINION


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New Madison News: Busy days are ahead
Arcanum News: Happy Memorial Day!

Arcanum News: Happy Memorial Day!

Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day and was initiated to honor the soldiers for the Union and Confederate armies who died during the Ame...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Seven, eight … nine brothers in World War II

Seven, eight … nine brothers in World War II

Back during Memorial Day 2014, I wrote a piece on five brothers who served in World War II. I was blown-away impressed by the Bailey boys, from my nec...

May 30th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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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