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A free ride
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 |  


Young man realizes dream at Darke County Fair

Young man realizes dream at Darke County Fair

GREENVILLE — Matt Strickland’s dream came true Thursday morning at the Great Darke County Fair when he had the opportunity to show a Nubia...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Large amounts of Meth found during traffic stop

Large amounts of Meth found during traffic stop

GREENVILLE — A New Weston mother was arrested Wednesday morning during a traffic stop for possession of large amounts of methamphetamines.On Aug...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Independent presidential candidates qualify for ballot

COLUMBUS — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced the qualifying independent candidates for President and Vice President of the United Sta...

August 24th, 2016 |  


iBook promotes Ohio’s role in presidential elections

COLUMBUS – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced the launch of an all-new Apple iBook that features the Buckeye State’s ongoing rol...

August 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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. |  


Versailles boys golf defeats Fort Recovery

Versailles boys golf defeats Fort Recovery

CELINA – The Versailles boys golf team beat Fort Recovery 180-190 in a Midwest Athletic Conference match on Thursday at the Mercer County Elks G...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Versailles girls golf beats Fort Recovery

Versailles girls golf beats Fort Recovery

VERSAILLES – Versailles beat Fort Recovery 205-250 in a Midwest Athletic Conference girls golf match on Thursday at Stillwater Valley Golf Club....

August 26th, 2016 |  


Mississinawa Valley hopes for a turnaround under new coach Mike Griffin

Mississinawa Valley hopes for a turnaround under new coach Mike Griffin

UNION CITY – The Mississinawa Valley Blackhawks football team is coming off a 0-10 season last year with optimism that they can turn things arou...

August 25th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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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


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 |  


Garden tour slated Saturday

Garden tour slated Saturday

The Preservation Society of Union City Indiana-Ohio will host its annual Garden Tour on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The rain date will be Sunda...

August 25th, 2016 |  


A salute to our local public safety workers

A salute to our local public safety workers

America, it seems, has become more divided over the past few years than at any other point in recent memory. Unfortunately, in that process, distrust ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


A Grandparent’s Voice: United in one diversity

A Grandparent’s Voice: United in one diversity

United in one diversity we are even stronger. - Thomas Bach, IOC presidentLast night I watched the closing of the 2016 Olympic Games. It was one of ma...

August 24th, 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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