Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Sun, 1 Feb 2015 13:16:14 EST 1800 Pray on behalf of nation http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/151519072/Pray-on-behalf-of-nation Here's the story … in the Old Testament, King Solomon built a great temple in Jerusalem. But in the following years the nation of Israel allowed its morals and values to begin a slow downward spiral and they became disobedient to... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:56:22 EST Worship http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/151518193/Worship “I can worship God just as well at home as I can at church.” Ministers hear this statement from time to time. Usually, this is said by someone who has not darkened a church door in decades. Is this statement true? Can someone worship God... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 10:31:22 EST Spring can arrive anytime now http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/151461180/Spring-can-arrive-anytime-now I feel very thankful that Ohio, and especially the Miami Valley, isn't feeling the wrath of Mother Nature as it is in the New England states. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 09:31:21 EST OSU has Top Ten recruiting class, future looks even brighter http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151592140/OSU-has-Top-Ten-recruiting-class-future-looks-even-brighter COLUMBUS — Ohio State's 2015 football recruits, most of whom will sign national letters of intent on Wednesday, don't impress the recruiting analysts as much as the Buckeyes' last two classes. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 06:01:23 EST Vinyl records making a comeback http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151565071/Vinyl-records-making-a-comeback YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio - The format relating to the way music is delivered has transitioned from vinyl records, to cassette tapes to CDs to digital downloads. However, vinyl records are making a comeback. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 01:41:21 EST Bradford loses close game to Temple Christian http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151612222/Bradford-loses-close-game-to-Temple-Christian BRADFORD — Bradford wanted to get a win for its new Hall of Fame inductees on Saturday night, but the Railroaders' lead slipped away in the fourth quarter as they lost 48-42 to Temple Christian. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 00:26:22 EST Ohio ranked 7th overall in 2014 foreclosures http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151489206/Ohio-ranked-7th-overall-in-2014-foreclosures DARKE COUNTY - According to RealtyTrac, the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, 1.1 million U.S. properties were reported with foreclosure filings in 2014, the lowest annual total since 2006. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:26:21 EST Adjustable truths http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/151572152/Adjustable-truths Truth is sometimes a hard thing to find, isn't it? I don't know if our time in this world is any worse than other times or not, but truth seems to be cherished less than when I was younger. Truth seems more “adjustable” if you... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 14:51:21 EST Jets sputter in 4th quarter, lose 53-41 to Twin Valley South http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151606847/Jets-sputter-in-4th-quarter-lose-53-41-to-Twin-Valley-South PITSBURG — It was a dogfight in the Hanger for three-and-a-half quarters as Franklin Monroe squared off against Twin Valley South on Friday. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:01:22 EST Hospice offers presentation at Heritage Center http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/151566843/Hospice-offers-presentation-at-Heritage-Center MINSTER — Making decisions about health care or discussing this subject with a loved one can be one of life's most difficult topics. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 11:11:21 EST Social services group offers mixed review of Kasich’s ideas http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/151605798/Social-services-group-offers-mixed-review-of-Kasichs-ideas COLUMBUS, Ohio - A coalition of health and human services advocates expressed support Friday for the governor's pitch to help struggling Ohioans move out of poverty, though the group had concerns about how the goal would be... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 10:16:21 EST Cook, Neal named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151578572/Cook-Neal-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY – A pair of basketball players who have continued to get better this season are this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:01:22 EST Vietnam traveling wall coming to Winchester http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151553375/Vietnam-traveling-wall-coming-to-Winchester WINCHESTER, Ind. — The American Veterans Traveling Tribute will be bringing the Vietnam Wall to Winchester Community High School April 30 through May 3, thanks to the planning of several individuals and the Journey Home, a veterans home less... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:01:22 EST Tri-Village wins key CCC game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151604712/Tri-Village-wins-key-CCC-game NEW MADISON — Even though there are a few weeks left in the season, Friday's basketball game between Tri-Village and Miami East was billed as the Cross County Conference championship game — and for good reason as both teams came into... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:41:22 EST Hot shooting leads Marion past Versailles http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151603631/Hot-shooting-leads-Marion-past-Versailles MARIA STEIN — While Versailles did a good job of neutralizing Marion Local's 6-foot 10-inch Luke Knapke and 6-foot 7-inch Ryan Bruns, the Tigers couldn't stop the Flyers' hot outside shooting Friday night. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:46:22 EST PATRICIA HARRISON http://dailyadvocate.com/news/obits/151593006/PATRICIA-HARRISON EUGENE, Ore.— On Thursday, Jan. 29, Patricia (Armacost) Harrison left this earth for her heavenly home. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:36:29 EST Greenville junior high goes 1-1 in matches http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151592235/Greenville-junior-high-goes-1-1-in-matches TROY — Greenville's junior high wrestling team beat Springfield 48-42 but lost to Troy 33-45 in the Troy Double Dual. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:36:21 EST Mississinawa Valley girls beat Franklin Monroe http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151591452/Mississinawa-Valley-girls-beat-Franklin-Monroe PITSBURG – After a slow start the Franklin Monroe Lady Jets made a game of the Cross County Conference matchup with the visiting Mississinawa Valley Lady Blackhawks before eventually falling to the Hawks 42-33. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:06:22 EST Darke County’s winter sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151575971/Darke-Countys-winter-sports-statistical-leaders Boys basketballPoints per gameKyle Ahrens, Versailles: 28.5Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 20.8Damion Cook, TV: 20.4Colton Linkous, TV: 18.0 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:01:21 EST Pohlman manages office, directs plays http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151564419/Pohlman-manages-office-directs-plays VERSAILLES — Therese Pohlman recently celebrated her 30th year at Versailles Health Care Center (VHCC). She started out as office manager and maintains that position today. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:56:21 EST