Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:32:41 EST 1800 Codebreakers, Part Deux http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152124856/Codebreakers-Part-Deux Last week I focused on the code used between parents of school-aged children and their in-laws or parents, a spoken cipher meant to convey certain needs (almost always last minute childcare situations) without actually having to use humiliating... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 01:41:22 EST Weather tradition continues http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152108304/Weather-tradition-continues Marching onward with 2015 and it is time to ponder lions and lambs. After a bitter February, the new month is coming in as a lion but with less ferocious roars. However it is just the turn of the calendar so we can only speculate about this... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:41:21 EST Arsonist sentenced to 5 years probation http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top/152138639/Arsonist-sentenced-to-5-years-probation GREENVILLE — Lowell Bowers, who was responsible for robbing and setting fire to multiple vehicles across Greenville alongside Joshua Willis, was sentenced to serve the next five years under a community control sanction. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:46:22 EST Jones gets probation for robbery http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top/152139366/Jones-gets-probation-for-robbery GREENVILLE — After committing robbery, a felonious charge to the third degree, Kenneth Jones was sentenced to serve the next five years under a community control sanction. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:36:22 EST Theft prompts Mayor to urge citizens to lock doors http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152135505/Theft-prompts-Mayor-to-urge-citizens-to-lock-doors GREENVILLE — The county has seen multiple thefts, including Mayor Mike Bowers of Greenville whose truck was broken into recently. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:01:22 EST Over 800 concealed carry licenses issued/renewed in county http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152129643/Over-800-concealed-carry-licenses-issued/renewed-in-county COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has issued a report indicating that more than 110,000 concealed carry licenses were issued or renewed in Ohio in 2014, according to data compiled by Ohio's county sheriffs. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:16:23 EST Adams to run for state senate http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/152129591/Adams-to-run-for-state-senate SIDNEY, Ohio — Former Ohio Rep. John Adams, of Sidney, has announced plans to campaign for the state Senate seat now held by Keith Faber (R-Celina, 12th District). Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:06:21 EST Bald Eagle shot in Preble County http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-news_agricultural/152129527/Bald-Eagle-shot-in-Preble-County EATON, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Natural Respources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife is asking the public for information about the shooting of a bald eagle in Preble County. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:36:25 EST Arcanum, Versailles wrestlers advance to district tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152125327/Arcanum-Versailles-wrestlers-advance-to-district-tournament SIDNEY — Eight Versailles wrestlers and one Arcanum wrestler qualified for the district competition by finishing in the top four at this past weekend's sectional tournament. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:01:21 EST Versailles girls place 15th at state swim meet http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152122710/Versailles-girls-place-15th-at-state-swim-meet CANTON — The Versailles High School girls swim team placed 15th at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division II state swim meet. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 10:31:21 EST Arcanum Trojan Homecoming near http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152108224/Arcanum-Trojan-Homecoming-near The Arcanum Alumni Association cordially invites all alumni to the Trojan Alumni Homecoming (formerly called Arcanum-Butler Alumni Banquet) to come enjoy a good meal and the fellowship of classmates and friends in a relaxed, casual atmosphere on April... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 00:31:22 EST Woman extracted from van after crash into utility pole http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152118302/Woman-extracted-from-van-after-crash-into-utility-pole DARKE COUNTY - An Indiana woman had to be extracted from her van Saturday after her vehicle struck a utility pole. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:26:22 EST Schoolhouse Rock entertains generations http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152116710/Schoolhouse-Rock-entertains-generations GREENVILLE — In conjunction with its Family Theatre Series, the Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) hosted Schoolhouse Rock Live on Sunday, which allowed some attendees to hear the familiar tunes associated with the once Saturday morning... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:56:21 EST Greenville defeats Springboro http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152115838/Greenville-defeats-Springboro TROTWOOD — The Greenville Green Wave varsity boys basketball team defeated the Springboro Panthers 83-60 Saturday by playing period No. 1 even while dominating periods two, three and four. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:41:21 EST Greenville’s Badell finishes 20th in state http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152116109/Greenvilles-Badell-finishes-20th-in-state CANTON — Greenville junior Jose Badell finished 20th with a time of 55.53 in the boys 100-yard backstroke at the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division II state swim meet Thursday at C.T. Branin Natatorium in Canton. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:41:24 EST Is it all about that base? http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/152114594/Is-it-all-about-that-base GREENVILLE — This year's winners of the Engineering Tech Prep competition was a group of four juniors, three females and a male. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:36:21 EST After slow start, FM defeats Miami Valley http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152115561/After-slow-start-FM-defeats-Miami-Valley TROY — Franklin Monroe got underway in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Troy Division IV sectional tournament on Saturday, taking on Miami Valley. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:21:21 EST Triad eliminates MV from tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152115264/Triad-eliminates-MV-from-tournament PIQUA — The Mississinawa Valley Blackhawks varsity boys basketball season came to a close Friday night with a 64-45 opening round loss to the Triad Cardinals in the Division IV boys basketball sectional tournament. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 13:51:23 EST Local churches collaborate for benefit auction http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152090418/Local-churches-collaborate-for-benefit-auction GREENVILLE - For the sixth consecutive year, volunteers are preparing for a local Haiti benefit auction. Businesses and individuals are donating merchandise, and organizers expect more than 300 people in attendance. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 13:46:22 EST Tri-Village tops Emmanuel Christian in tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152114912/Tri-Village-tops-Emmanuel-Christian-in-tournament TROY — Tri-Village opened up tournament play with a 92-45 win over Emmanuel Christian on Saturday at Troy High School in the first round of the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division IV sectional. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:11:53 EST