Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:25:20 EST 1800 Arcanum defeats MV 21-6 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150304260/Arcanum-defeats-MV-21-6 UNION CITY — Mississinawa Valley seniors Hunter Coning, Cayden Cox, Dalton Jenkinson, Lane Livingston, Lane Manning, Dustin Rust and Daniel Wilson were looking to do something they had been unable to do all year long Friday, and that is get a... Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:53:04 EST Versailles sweeps Madeira in district championship http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150304109/Versailles-sweeps-Madeira-in-district-championship TIPP CITY — Even without the Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball player of the year, Versailles swept Madeira 25-14, 25-18, 25-10 in an Ohio High School Athletic Association district championship match on Saturday. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:56:06 EST Trotwood-Madison beats Greenville 55-20 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150304071/Trotwood-Madison-beats-Greenville-55-20 TROTWOOD – The Greenville football program continues to make positive strides, taking an identical 3-0 Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division record into the Friday night's match up on the road with the defending 2013 state runner... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:11:05 EST No. 1 ranked Marion Local shuts out Versailles http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150304024/No.-1-ranked-Marion-Local-shuts-out-Versailles VERSAILLES – The Marion Local Flyers showed why they are the No. 1 ranked team in Division VII Friday night, shutting out Versailles 48-0. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:30:08 EST Versailles runners qualify for state http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150303867/Versailles-runners-qualify-for-state TROY – Versailles' Richie Ware and the Versailles girls qualified for the Ohio High School Athletic Association state cross country meet with their performances in the regional meet on Saturday in Troy. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:00:09 EST Candidates vie for 80th district rep. seat http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150194648/Candidates-vie-for-80th-district-rep.-seat DARKE COUNTY - Candidates running for Ohio House of Representatives for the 80th District are Republican Stephen A. Huffman and Jonathan Michalski.Huffman said he formally announced his candidacy in December. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:36:05 EST Knee issue getting resolved http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150138909/Knee-issue-getting-resolved For about three weeks now, my knee has shown much improvement. Finally!I underwent arthroscopic surgery for a torn meniscus on my left knee on March 20, but my troubles started about a week before I fell on that knee on Jan. 19. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:28:07 EST Ed FitzGerald: Why Ohio needs a change http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-politics/150243189/Ed-FitzGerald:-Why-Ohio-needs-a-change Ed FitzGerald asserts he isn't trying to be contrary. The Democrat running for Ohio governor just doesn't see the state the same way incumbent John Kasich does. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:31:07 EST John Kasich: Completing the mission http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-politics/150242983/John-Kasich:-Completing-the-mission John Kasich says this is it. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 10:21:08 EST Brewer, Horner named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150281795/Brewer-Horner-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY — Both of this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week are setting new standards for their teams whether it be team or personal achievements. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:00:06 EST Ansonia exterminates Bethel http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150300725/Ansonia-exterminates-Bethel TIPP CITY — Eugene Hoening earned his 200th career victory as Ansonia's head football coach on Friday as his Tigers beat Bethel 27-25 in a Cross County Conference football game. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:25:07 EST Stay safe during Trick-or-Treat http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150278430/Stay-safe-during-Trick-or-Treat GREENVILLE - Before heading out with your trick-or-treaters this weekend, there are a few things to consider to guarantee a safe, enjoyable time for all. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:02:05 EST Darke County’s fall sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150281011/Darke-Countys-fall-sports-statistical-leaders FootballPassing yardsJared Niekamp, Versailles: 664Nick Peters, Ansonia: 567Daniel O'Donnell, Arcanum: 550Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 463 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:01:08 EST FM loses 3-2 to state’s 3rd ranked team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150288781/FM-loses-3-2-to-states-3rd-ranked-team MONROE — Franklin Monroe gave Seven Hills all it could handle in Thursday's district championship boys soccer game, but in the end the Jets came up just short, losing 3-2 to the Stingers. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:57:09 EST Partnering for Progress celebrates 5 years http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150275023/Partnering-for-Progress-celebrates-5-years DARKE COUNTY - October gives cause for celebration of economic growth in the community as Darke County Economic Development's Partnering for Progress (P4P) initiative hits the five-year mark. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:32:14 EST Commissioners fail to pay court’s rent citing ethical reasons http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150279522/Commissioners-fail-to-pay-courts-rent-citing-ethical-reasons DARKE COUNTY - On Wednesday the Darke County Commissioners appeared before Judge Jonathan P. Hein in the Court of Common Pleas for essentially failing to pay rent for a property used by the Adult Probation Department. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:54:12 EST No assessments for Gardenwood project http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150255105/No-assessments-for-Gardenwood-project GREENVILLE -The Gardenwood/Rhoades Reconstruction Project continues to be a hot topic among community members opposed to the scope of the plan and the potential of assessments as a way to fund the venture. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:54:10 EST Health center coming to Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-home_top/150284436/Health-center-coming-to-Greenville GREENVILLE — Construction of the Good Samaritan Health Center - Greenville is expected to be completed by summer 2015, and will be located across from Wayne HealthCare. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:12:07 EST Solving our spending problem is the key to saving Medicare http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/150252404/Solving-our-spending-problem-is-the-key-to-saving-Medicare This time of year, many seniors in our area have questions about Medicare, as Medicare Open Enrollment is from now until December 7. That's why my office stands ready to assist any constituents who may have questions about the Medicare Open... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:52:07 EST County loan helps spur Jafe Decorating expansion http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150249198/County-loan-helps-spur-Jafe-Decorating-expansion GREENVILLE - For the second time since JAFE Decorating came under new ownership in 2010, the specialty glass painting and coating company will be expanding and adding jobs. With the help of a $180,000 loan from Darke County's low-interest... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:02:09 EST