Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:19:17 EST 1800 Parker, Pardon carry VASJ past LCC 63-50 in D3 final http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152622460/Parker-Pardon-carry-VASJ-past-LCC-63-50-in-D3-final COLUMBUS (AP) — Dererk Pardon had enough motivation just knowing that this was his last time.The senior for Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph was playing his final high school game on a big stage for a state championship. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:56:21 EST Versailles hosts season opener http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152622291/Versailles-hosts-season-opener VERSAILLES — The Russia and Minster girls claimed championships while host Versailles finished as the Black Division runner up at Saturday's Lady Tiger Classique track and field meet. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:41:21 EST Linkous is most outstanding in D4 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152621668/Linkous-is-most-outstanding-in-D4 COLUMBUS (AP) — Colton Linkous, who had 22 points and 12 rebounds and hit the winning shot to give New Madison Tri-Village its first championship, is the most outstanding player on the 2015 Associated Press Division IV all-tournament... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:36:25 EST Tri-Village wins state title http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152620834/Tri-Village-wins-state-title COLUMBUS — For the first time in school history Tri-Village brought a state championship trophy back to New Madison as the Patriots beat Canal Winchester Harvest Prep 48-46 Saturday for the Division IV title. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:36:21 EST Two-movie night planned http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152499187/Two-movie-night-planned ANSONIA — It will be a two-movie night at the Ansonia United Methodist Church, West High and Pearl streets, at 7 p.m. April 4.The movies will be “The Passion” and “Hop.” Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:21:21 EST MYRON WHITTED http://dailyadvocate.com/news/obits/152499117/MYRON-WHITTED GREENVILLE — Myron Reece Whitted, 73, of Greenville, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 4:35 a.m. at Heartland of Greenville, Greenville, Ohio. He was born Sept. 22, 1941, in Muncie, Indiana, to the late Frank and Treva (Duncan)... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:06:22 EST NANCY VAN ATTA http://dailyadvocate.com/news/obits/152512381/NANCY-VAN-ATTA DAYTON — Nancy Lou Van Atta, age 59, of Dayton, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Hospice of Dayton. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:21:21 EST MARY LEE NIXON http://dailyadvocate.com/news/obits/152512066/MARY-LEE-NIXON GREENVILLE — Mary Lee Nixon, 98, of Greenville, died at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Heartland of Greenville. She was born July 14, 1916, in Darke County, to the late William H. and Edna (Barnhart) Weaver. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:11:22 EST G. PAULINE KRICK http://dailyadvocate.com/news/obits/152491969/G.-PAULINE-KRICK GREENVILLE — G. Pauline Krick, 95, of Greenville, Ohio, and formerly of New Madison, Ohio, died Friday, March 20, 2015 at 1:46 p.m. at her residence. She was born on March 9, 1920 in Darke County, to the late John D. and Gladys E. (Ary)... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:16:23 EST Understanding the Bible http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152554559/Understanding-the-Bible If you walk into a Christian bookstore, more often than not you will find dozens of versions of the Bible. Nearly all of them claim easier readability or have the interests of a particular customer in mind, such as a “youth Bible” or a... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:16:22 EST Everyone needs a Good Shepherd http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152553050/Everyone-needs-a-Good-Shepherd I read a book about sheep and shepherds … and one of the things I learned is that sheep aren't very smart! Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:06:22 EST Roughing it smoothly http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152552978/Roughing-it-smoothly Last week I had a change in my “life situation,” of which most of you are probably not aware. After 44 years in ministry I have “semi” retired. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:01:21 EST Ahrens, Puthoff named MVPs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152563619/Ahrens-Puthoff-named-MVPs DARKE COUNTY – While numerous athletes throughout Darke County had great seasons in many sports this season, perhaps none were better than those on the basketball court in Versailles. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:01:21 EST I miss having my car http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152489949/I-miss-having-my-car Didn't I just say last week that one of my pet peeves is being without a car?Didn't anybody take heed? No.I was having problems with my car with... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:26:22 EST Bonding with my buddy, L.T. http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/151981744/Bonding-with-my-buddy-L.T. Once again, I made a mountain out of a mole hill.I caught on to the laptop (L.T.) pretty quickly. I'm not at 100 percent, I'm sure. But, it's working out for me. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:56:21 EST Darke County Sheriff’s Patrol kicks off 53rd annual show http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152613954/Darke-County-Sheriffs-Patrol-kicks-off-53rd-annual-show GREENVILLE - A sizeable crowd was on hand at the opening of the 53rd annual Darke County Sheriff's Patrol Home and Sports Show Friday evening. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:56:22 EST Coppess pursues pro soccer http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152562448/Coppess-pursues-pro-soccer COLUMBUS — Cody Coppess' goal of becoming a professional soccer player took him to Italy for three months and now has him training in the United States' top developmental ranks. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:01:22 EST Easter Fair in Eldorado http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152515334/Easter-Fair-in-Eldorado ELDORADO — The 119th annual Easter Fair Supper and Bazaar will be held Saturday at the Eldorado Universalist Church, corner of Main Cross and Monroe streets, Eldorado. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:41:22 EST Has spring sprung? http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152578541/Has-spring-sprung There are so many sayings related to spring weather such as; “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb,” “April Fools,” “April showers bring May flowers.” Fri, 27 Mar 2015 02:01:22 EST Genealogy now Fisher’s forte http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152579691/Genealogy-now-Fishers-forte GREENVILLE — Carolyn Fisher is the go-to person for those wanting to know more information about their family history. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:46:22 EST