Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:37:55 EST 1800 Family Health employees collect 2,000 food items, walk 20,000 miles http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50133163/Family-Health-employees-collect-2000-food-items-walk-20000-miles GREENVILLE — Family Health employees just completed a combined food drive and walking competition.The food drive, it was noted, has been conducted by Family Health since 2008. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST MV football team drops down to Division VII http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50136367/MV-football-team-drops-down-to-Division-VII UNION CITY — Mississinawa Valley's football team will drop down to Division VII, the division for the smallest schools in the Ohio High School Athletic Association, for the 2014 season. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Eldora Speedway uses 2014 momentum to announce 2015 dates http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50135649/-Eldora-Speedway-uses-2014-momentum-to-announce-2015-dates ROSSBURG — While plenty of action remains on Eldora Speedway's robust 2014 schedule of events, track officials are using the momentum of a record-setting year to announce the 2015 dates for their traditional major event... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Darke County reports marijuana eradication http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50130634/Darke-County-reports-marijuana-eradication DARKE COUNTY - On Tuesday, the Darke County Sheriff's Office, along with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), conducted its annual marijuana eradication. More than 200 marijuana plants were located, with an estimated street value of... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Knick remembered by family, friends http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50100999/Knick-remembered-by-family-friends GREENVILLE — Norma Fae Knick is already being missed by those who knew and loved her.Darke County's first female auditor died July 14 at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville at the age of 90. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Arcanum adopts new utility billing policy http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50119489/Arcanum-adopts-new-utility-billing-policy ARCANUM — The Arcanum Village Council met Tuesday evening to discuss several items of new business, including a change in utility billing policy, Mayor Judy Foureman said. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Group forms for discussion http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50123997/Group-forms-for-discussion DARKE COUNTY — Amanda Hans is a Greenville resident, she's a liberal, and she's also an elected official; Hans was elected to the county central committee in May to represent the Democratic party for her ward. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST MV’s Mallory Livingston named IU East Women’s Athlete Of The Year http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50122597/-MVs-Mallory-Livingston-named-IU-East-Womens-Athlete-Of-The-Year RICHMOND, Ind. — Mallory Livingston made the transition look easy.Livingston evolved from front row focus as a freshman to all-around excellence as a sophomore. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Location changed for Arcanum scrimmage http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50122125/Location-changed-for-Arcanum-scrimmage ARCANUM — The Arcanum High School football scrimmage vs. Brookville on Aug. 16 has been moved to Arcanum. It will be at 10 a.m. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Small town charm and how we are looked upon http://dailyadvocate.com/news/Op-Ed/50120439/Small-town-charm-and-how-we-are-looked-upon We are fortunate to be able to have our three grandchildren from Pennsylvania come to spend time with us each summer. They love to stay at their aunt and uncle's with their cousin. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Maynard Surber bio now available http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50101104/Maynard-Surber-bio-now-available GREENVILLE - Darke County Engineer Jim Surber's father, Maynard, is the focal point of a book that has been published by Amazon and available on Kindle. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Grammy has her groove http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50085740/Grammy-has-her-groove By Pam Drake Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Gift-giving memorable http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50085613/Gift-giving-memorable Daddy's birthday usually stretches over several days around our house. I takes awhile for all eight children to choose an appropriate gift, and when each one manages to do so immediate presentation usually follows. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST One City Mission pays it forward http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50108503/One-City-Mission-pays-it-forward GREENVILLE - One City Mission, is a growing part of Gospel Baptist Church, which “exists to generate a movement of Jesus followers who are passionate about living out the gospel in Greenville,” said Pastor Bill Edwards. One City Mission... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2 Greenville students earn Light Foundation scholarships http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50109450/2-Greenville-students-earn-Light-Foundation-scholarships GREENVILLE — Matt Light awarded the top two students from Greenville High School's class of 2014 with $1,000 scholarships from The Light Foundation on Monday. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST UPDATE: Missing girl located http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-notice_box/50106846/Sheriffs-Office-looking-for-missing-girl **UPDATE: The Missing girl has been foundDARKE COUNTY - The Darke County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing girl.Adrianna... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 17 teams compete in Greenville softball tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50107219/17-teams-compete-in-Greenville-softball-tournament GREENVILLE — The Greenville Girls Softball Association for the second week in a row was host to the Treaty City Shootout girls softball tournament this past weekend. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST First forget-me-not sold http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50106359/First-forget-me-not-sold DARKE COUNTY - Members of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 57 of Darke County sold their first forget-me-not to Greenville Mayor Mike Bowers this week. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Boehner calls impeachment talk Democratic ‘scam’ http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50102739/Boehner-calls-impeachment-talk-Democratic-scam WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'nuhr) says the House has no plans to impeach President Barack Obama. He says talk of impeachment is all a scam by Democrats at the White House. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST July nearing its end http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50085773/July-nearing-its-end Calendars don't lie and the “end” is the truth of July! What a lovely summer so far. Pleasant temperatures and rain when needed. Time is that precious gift that is always slipping away but memories are lasting. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST