Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Mon, 29 Dec 2014 04:17:56 EST 1800 Greenville wrestlers compete in holiday tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151028456/Greenville-wrestlers-compete-in-holiday-tournament LIMA — The Greenville varsity wrestling finished 10th with 114 points in the Lima Central Catholic Holiday Tournament on Saturday. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 21:43:07 EST Seasoned English teacher retiring from Arcanum High School http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/151028948/Seasoned-English-teacher-retiring-from-Arcanum-High-School ARCANUM — Tim DeBrosse has seen 40 classes graduate from high school during his teaching career, 33 of which have been from Arcanum High School (AHS). However, the class of 2015 will be the last that DeBrosse will see graduate as his retirement... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 17:04:04 EST Tri-Village bounces back with win vs. Bethel http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151028431/Tri-Village-bounces-back-with-win-vs.-Bethel NEW MADISON – Tri-Village rebounded from its first loss of the season to Fort Loramie with a 59-33 win against Bethel on Saturday. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 16:48:07 EST Students seek community service activities http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/151027840/Students-seek-community-service-activities ARCANUM — Arcanum High School (AHS) will begin its search for community service activities for its students to participate in during the third annual Serve Arcanum day. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 15:14:03 EST MV, Versailles boys win bowling matches http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151028171/MV-Versailles-boys-win-bowling-matches NEW BREMEN — The Mississinawa Valley and Versailles boys bowling teams won their West Ohio High School Bowling Conference matches on Saturday at Speedway Lanes in New Bremen. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:54:07 EST Versailles girls swim team wins Lima Holiday Invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151028039/Versailles-girls-swim-team-wins-Lima-Holiday-Invitational LIMA — The Versailles High School girls swim team won the Lima Holiday Invitational swim meet on Saturday at the Lima YMCA. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:37:07 EST Gas prices at their lowest since 2010 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151026823/Gas-prices-at-their-lowest-since-2010 DARKE COUNTY - With U.S. gas prices falling to their lowest level since 2010 and 33 states with at least one station selling gas below $2 a gallon, most consumers are thankful for the drop in price yet are cautiously asking why the decrease and is it... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:36:06 EST Versailles boys swim team places 8th at Lima Holiday Invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151028010/Versailles-boys-swim-team-places-8th-at-Lima-Holiday-Invitational LIMA — The Versailles High School boys swim team placed eighth at the Lima Holiday Invitational swim meet on Saturday at the Lima YMCA. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:33:07 EST Milton-Union fails to stop Wave http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151027922/Milton-Union-fails-to-stop-Wave WEST MILTON — The Milton-Union Bulldogs brought an extreme wire-to-wire slow-down game plan to the court against the visiting Green Wave varsity boys basketball team Saturday in front of large Greenville crowd. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:19:03 EST Excellence the norm for Meyer, Saban http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151027809/Excellence-the-norm-for-Meyer-Saban COLUMBUS — Driven perfectionist is a description that fits most college football coaches.But the way Ohio State's Urban Meyer and Alabama's Nick Saban do it goes beyond ordinary, everyday driven perfectionism. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:45:06 EST Greenville girls lose at Fort Recovery http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151027769/Greenville-girls-lose-at-Fort-Recovery FORT RECOVERY — The Greenville girls basketball team lost 73-14 to Fort Recovery on Saturday. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:35:08 EST Ansonia girls win close game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151027677/Ansonia-girls-win-close-game ANSONIA — The 3-3 Ansonia Lady Tigers used a 9-0 late fourth quarter run to defeat the 6-3 visiting Union City (Indiana) Lady Indians 43-40 in a Saturday afternoon matchup. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:25:09 EST Bradford loses by 1 at Tri-County North http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151027612/Bradford-loses-by-1-at-Tri-County-North LEWISBURG — Bradford lost by a single point, 30-29, to Tri-County North in a Cross County Conference girls basketball game on Saturday.Mandi Bates and Brooke Brower led Bradford with eight points each in the game. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:07:08 EST Osborne earns 2 awards http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150988138/Osborne-earns-2-awards NEW MADISON — Hugh O'Brian, founder of the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Program (HOBY), has said, “I believe every person is created as a steward of his or her own destiny with great power for a specific purpose: to share with... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:22:08 EST WOEF raises funds for scholarship http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150987968/WOEF-raises-funds-for-scholarship CELINA – For more than 50 years, the Western Ohio Educational Foundation (WOEF) has responded to the educational needs of residents in Auglaize, Darke, Mercer and Van Wert counties by providing the resources to allow residents access to college... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:14:04 EST Christmas cards http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/151004540/Christmas-cards Christmas cards, “Bah Humbug,” some say… They cost too much, no one really reads them anyway… It's too expensive and takes too much time to send them.” Sun, 28 Dec 2014 06:27:05 EST A first year thank-you http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150986357/A-first-year-thank-you The first year of Preacher's Point is coming to a close and I want to say, “thank you!” to everyone who reads the column and the newspapers that print it. This column could not be possible without the Good Lord Almighty, those that... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:22:07 EST Best memories of 2014 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151002960/Best-memories-of-2014 DARKE COUNTY — As every year does, 2014 was filled with a plethora of memories, whether good or bad. The Daily Advocate once again went to the social media, via Facebook, to ask what their best or memorable happening or event that... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:17:07 EST Jesus recognizes true worth http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150993673/Jesus-recognizes-true-worth Once, at a horse auction in New Mexico … one rancher bragged to his buddies that he had gotten the full asking price of $2,500 for his two-year-old filly - - selling her to some inexperienced kid before the auction even started. However, the... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:52:06 EST Fliehman, Tabler named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151006330/Fliehman-Tabler-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY — A pair of athletes who have continued excelling just as they have the past few years are this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 08:01:05 EST