Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Wed, 1 Apr 2015 20:22:29 EST 1800 Arkansas governor urges changes to religious-objections bill http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152697496/Arkansas-governor-urges-changes-to-religious-objections-bill LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious-objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics that included his own son and some of the state's biggest employers,... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 18:36:21 EST Wilt, Haines earn Masonic awards http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152692732/Wilt-Haines-earn-Masonic-awards GREENVILLE — Two members of the Greenville Masonic Lodge were awarded their 70-year pins in a special ceremony at Sterling House in Greenville Wednesday afternoon. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:46:27 EST Abell named chief volunteer officer http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152685461/Abell-named-chief-volunteer-officer GREENVILLE — Darke County's YMCA formalized a situation that has been reality for the past several months by officially electing Tammy Abell as the chief volunteer officer (president) of the board of trustees during the annual meeting... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:46:21 EST Seniors to play in all-star basketball games http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152693596/Seniors-to-play-in-all-star-basketball-games DARKE COUNTY – A number of Darke County basketball players will compete in the District 9 senior all-star games this week at Troy High School. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:16:24 EST Kasich strikes voter item from Ohio’s transportation budget http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152684751/Kasich-strikes-voter-item-from-Ohios-transportation-budget Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:11:21 EST Greenville boys win home track meet, girls finish 2nd http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152692742/Greenville-boys-win-home-track-meet-girls-finish-2nd GREENVILLE – The Greenville boys track team won the Greenville Tri-Meet on Tuesday, defeating Piqua and Troy. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:56:21 EST Balsbaugh to play 2 college sports http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152689976/Balsbaugh-to-play-2-college-sports GREENVILLE – Aaron Balsbaugh will compete in basketball and track and field at Taylor University as the Greenville senior signed his letter of intent to compete for the Trojans. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:31:23 EST Arcanum wins home track meet http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152691725/Arcanum-wins-home-track-meet ARCANUM – The Arcanum track and field teams swept the Arcanum Quad on Monday, defeating Bradford, Franklin Monroe and Tri-Village. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:31:22 EST Red wine a health benefit http://dailyadvocate.com/news/letters/152562346/Red-wine-a-health-benefit Editor:It's undoubtedly good news for millions of wine drinkers that they may actually consume wine and lost weight too. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:26:27 EST Ohio Tax Quiz-Will you pass it? http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/152685417/Ohio-Tax-Quiz-Will-you-pass-it Our tax filing deadline is upon us. This year, all the buzz is about the new Ohio Tax Quiz, which is a requirement to get your refund if you fall into certain categories considered high risk for tax fraud. The goal is to ensure refund recipients are... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:26:24 EST Helping students plan for success http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/152685667/Helping-students-plan-for-success Many sixth grade students aren't thinking about graduation and beyond. However as adults, one of our responsibilities is to lead them in a direction that will prepare them for the best possible future. This involves early planning and guidance... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 15:26:21 EST Elderly woman loses control, hits utility poles http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152684869/Elderly-woman-loses-control-hits-utility-poles DARKE COUNTY -A elderly Greenville woman lost control of her vehicle Tuesday morning and hit two utility poles. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:11:27 EST Tea, lunch planned http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community-news/152576443/Tea-lunch-planned GREENVILLE — A spring tea and luncheon on May 16 at 11:30 a.m. features Jan Brady giving the history of women's under garments. The Olde Thyme Gardeners of Darke County Parks present this unusual event as a fund-raiser to be held at the... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 09:36:21 EST A grandparent’s voice, granddaughter’s love note http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152617696/A-grandparents-voice-granddaughters-love-note In 2009 I wrote a piece on my blog that was eventually read by 4,000 readers. It was quite a nice statistic, since I had just begun to write this blog site in that year. I revisit it now that my granddaughter just turned 16. I hope it will mean... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 03:16:21 EST Easter celebration http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152626931/Easter-celebration When you think of Easter what comes to mind? The crucifixion, Christ ascending into heaven or more non serious earthly items like bunnies, decorative eggs, flowers and other images of spring. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 01:36:22 EST Back around the house http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152626828/Back-around-the-house When you're retired, how do you know what day it is? Wed, 1 Apr 2015 01:11:21 EST FM softball improves to 2-0 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152676946/FM-softball-improves-to-2-0 NEW PARIS – The Franklin Monroe softball team improved to 2-0 on Tuesday with a 13-4 win against National Trail. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:21:21 EST Whirlpool named ‘Business of the Year’ http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top/152630951/Whirlpool-named-Business-of-the-Year DARKE COUNTY - Whirlpool Corporation was named Business of the Year on Friday as Darke County Economic Development, Darke County Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) and Partnering for Progress hosted an annual Investor Meeting. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:16:24 EST Ansonia loses its 1st 2 games http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152676666/Ansonia-loses-its-1st-2-games ANSONIA – The Ansonia baseball team began the 2015 season with a pair of losses.ON Saturday the Tigers lost 15-6 to Minster, and on Tuesday they lost 10-0 to Botkins in a five-inning run rule. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:11:24 EST TV graduate sets record, earns conference honor http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152676493/TV-graduate-sets-record-earns-conference-honor RICHMOND, Ind. – Tri-Village graduate Heather Ferris set a Indiana University East record and won Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference athlete of the week honors this past week. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:01:21 EST