Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:57:51 EST 1800 PATRICIA HARRISON http://dailyadvocate.com/news/obits/151593006/PATRICIA-HARRISON EUGENE, Ore.— On Thursday, Jan. 29, Patricia (Armacost) Harrison left this earth for her heavenly home. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:36:29 EST Greenville junior high goes 1-1 in matches http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151592235/Greenville-junior-high-goes-1-1-in-matches TROY — Greenville's junior high wrestling team beat Springfield 48-42 but lost to Troy 33-45 in the Troy Double Dual. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:36:21 EST Mississinawa Valley girls beat Franklin Monroe http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151591452/Mississinawa-Valley-girls-beat-Franklin-Monroe PITSBURG – After a slow start the Franklin Monroe Lady Jets made a game of the Cross County Conference matchup with the visiting Mississinawa Valley Lady Blackhawks before eventually falling to the Hawks 42-33. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:06:22 EST Darke County’s winter sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151575971/Darke-Countys-winter-sports-statistical-leaders Boys basketballPoints per gameKyle Ahrens, Versailles: 28.5Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 20.8Damion Cook, TV: 20.4Colton Linkous, TV: 18.0 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:01:21 EST Pohlman manages office, directs plays http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151564419/Pohlman-manages-office-directs-plays VERSAILLES — Therese Pohlman recently celebrated her 30th year at Versailles Health Care Center (VHCC). She started out as office manager and maintains that position today. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:56:21 EST The thrill of discovery http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/151564140/The-thrill-of-discovery Being among the first to discover new and interesting musical groups can be not only enlightening, but also a lot of fun. So, I was thrilled when I learned that Darke County Center for the Arts had booked Tall Heights for a gig at Montage Cafe on... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:31:21 EST Water aquatics http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/151566618/Water-aquatics There have been many great changes at our local YMCA. Now Y members can utilize any YMCA in Ohio making it easier for those traveling or perhaps working in another town. The membership rates have been reduced, additional equipment has been added, and... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:01:21 EST Tri-Village schedules its 1st 50/50 ball drop http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151592325/Tri-Village-schedules-its-1st-50/50-ball-drop NEW MADISON — Tri-Village will begin to sell tickets for its first ever ball drop during tonight's boys basketball game against Miami East. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:41:21 EST Offensive struggles cause Versailles to lose MAC lead http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151583315/Offensive-struggles-cause-Versailles-to-lose-MAC-lead VERSAILLES — Marion Local knocked the Versailles girls basketball team out of first place in the Midwest Athletic Conference on Thursday as the state-ranked Tigers lost 41-25 to the state-ranked Flyers. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:21:21 EST 2015 appropriations and case load http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/151562435/2015-appropriations-and-case-load Our nation's Founding Fathers understood the importance of three independent branches of government. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:01:22 EST On and ‘Bout Broadway – February http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/151562383/On-and-Bout-Broadway--February February 2 – Today is the deadline to purchase your Gourmet Dinner Raffle tickets. Tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25. The drawing will be held Feb. 9 and you will be notified. The winner will receive a gourmet dinner for eight and have your food... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:56:22 EST Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151581314/Senate-passes-bill-approving-Keystone-XL-oil-pipeline WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House over energy and the... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:41:21 EST Vote for the best http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151562174/Vote-for-the-best DARKE COUNTY - It's that time of year again. Time for our readers to vote for who they think are the best businesses and professionals in the county. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:11:21 EST Midmark reaches 100th anniversary http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/151542201/Midmark-reaches-100th-anniversary VERSAILLES — Midmark Corp. is thrilled to be celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:51:22 EST Wave wrestling falls to Eaton http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151572350/Wave-wrestling-falls-to-Eaton EATON — The Greenville wrestling team was eliminated in the first round of the regional quarterfinal dual team tournament, bowing out to No. 2-seeded Eaton by a team score of 68-9 on Wednesday at Eaton High School. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:01:21 EST Ohio governor proposes drastic cut in small business taxes http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/151576961/Ohio-governor-proposes-drastic-cut-in-small-business-taxes COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. John Kasich on Thursday proposed eliminating nearly all income taxes paid by small businesses to take advantage of the improving economy and help more people get jobs. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:31:23 EST Versailles football team earns academic all-Ohio accolades http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151576914/Versailles-football-team-earns-academic-all-Ohio-accolades VERSAILLES — The Versailles football team was one of 83 teams from across the state to earn Academic All-Ohio honors for the 2014 season from the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:31:22 EST Boy seriously injured in creek bed accident http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151576162/Boy-seriously-injured-in-creek-bed-accident DARKE COUNTY - An 11-year-old boy was airlifted from the scene of an accident Thursday morning after the vehicle he was riding in slid on ice and went into a creek bed. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:26:24 EST Director’s focus is improving parks http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151565093/Directors-focus-is-improving-parks DARKE COUNTY — The Ohio Department of Resources is focusing its attention on improving state parks, oil and gas safety and regulation as well as the quality of the state's water. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:26:22 EST Bradford seeks volleyball coach http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151576527/Bradford-seeks-volleyball-coach BRADFORD — Bradford High school is seeking a head coach for its varsity volleyball team.Previous coaching experience at the varsity level is preferred but not required. Three coaching-related references are required. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:16:22 EST