Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Sat, 23 May 2015 08:50:11 EST 1800 The Focus http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153579110/The-Focus It's time to observe Memorial Day! Having grown up in Ironton, Ohio, I recall many, many Memorial Day observances with a proud heart! Ironton, Ohio lays claim to the nation's oldest continuously running Memorial Day parade. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:36:21 EST Frens, Hollinger named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153650647/Frens-Hollinger-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY – Track and field athletes who continued their tremendous seasons with great performances at their conference meets are this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:01:21 EST Sweet and sassy http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/153536919/Sweet-and-sassy Son Jamie had the opportunity to go to another Cincinnati Reds game this year. The Ansonia and Greenville American Legion posts made the trip via two buses last Sunday.Unlike last year, the... Sat, 23 May 2015 01:41:21 EST Tigers lose 1-0 in district final http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153675361/Tigers-lose-1-0-in-district-final SPRINGFIELD – Versailles had excellent pitching and defense on Friday but couldn't get enough hits as the Tigers lost 1-0 to Waynesville in a district championship baseball game at Kenton Ridge High School. Fri, 22 May 2015 22:06:22 EST Arcanum edged in district championship game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153674421/Arcanum-edged-in-district-championship-game CENTERVILLE – A scoreless pitcher's duel through five innings between Arcanum and Cincinnati Country Day was decided by one run Friday in the Division IV district final. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:51:21 EST Student ‘toasts’ tutor http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153628414/Student-toasts-tutor GREENVILLE — A Mississinawa Valley fourth-grader let everyone at the Achievement Center for Educational Success' (ACES) End-of-Year Celebration what she thinks of the woman who tutored her. Fri, 22 May 2015 13:36:21 EST Ansonia FFA attends convention http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural-news_education/153585412/Ansonia-FFA-attends-convention COLUMBUS — Ansonia FFA students, along with advisers Jennifer Knick and Brad Lentz, attended the 87th Ohio FFA Convention at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. Fri, 22 May 2015 12:36:24 EST RAK: “Random Acts of Kindness” http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153609296/RAK:-Random-Acts-of-Kindness It is often heard that each generation of students has flaws that make them a poor representation for what our future has in store, as a community, as a state and as a country. I am often asked how I can work in education and routinely told by others... Fri, 22 May 2015 09:56:21 EST Darke County’s spring sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153650134/Darke-Countys-spring-sports-statistical-leaders BaseballBatting averageTanner Maples, Tri-Village: .415Max Muir, Ansonia: .400Nick Peters, Ansonia: .397Tyler Jenkinson, MV: .393 Fri, 22 May 2015 08:01:21 EST Versailles News http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/153641653/Versailles-News Listening to a recent conversation someone was voicing their frustration regarding another individual not being able to see the whole picture. This comment got me wondering if any of us are really capable of seeing the “whole... Fri, 22 May 2015 03:41:21 EST A salute to military families http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/153617155/A-salute-to-military-families Each May, we take time as a country to celebrate our veterans, lifting them up for all the sacrifices they have made for the freedoms we have. And doing so is the good and right thing. We wouldn't be the country we are without them. Fri, 22 May 2015 02:36:22 EST DCCA News http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/153615364/DCCA-News By introducing the wonder of theatre to young children and their families, Darke County Center for the Arts Family Theatre Series has forever embodied the “Roots and Wings” theme of the just-completed season. With roots in the ancient... Fri, 22 May 2015 01:36:21 EST Ressler: Top patroller in Miami Valley http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153577397/Ressler:-Top-patroller-in-Miami-Valley ANSONIA — An Ansonia sixth-grader was named the 2015 AAA School Safety Patroller of the Year, an honor of the highest regard, this award recognizes exemplary leadership qualities, safety skills, school involvement and... Thu, 21 May 2015 23:06:21 EST Police log http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/153617861/Police-log May 12-2:25 p.m.: theft. A juvenile was cited at the high school for theft of two staff members' key cards.May 14 Thu, 21 May 2015 21:56:21 EST Arcanum hires Grote as girls basketball coach http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153648199/Arcanum-hires-Grote-as-girls-basketball-coach ARCANUM – The Arcanum-Butler Local School Board appointed Matt Grote as the new head girls basketball coach at the regular board meeting held on May 14. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:51:21 EST Arcanum track to be closed on June 1 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153648058/Arcanum-track-to-be-closed-on-June-1 ARCANUM — The Arcanum High School track will be closed beginning June 1 due to the construction on the new stadium lights. The track will reopen in mid-July. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:46:22 EST State Reps. Johnson, Huffman applaud passage of public health initiative http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/153634539/State-Reps.-Johnson-Huffman-applaud-passage-of-public-health-initiative COLUMBUS—The Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 124 Thursday, sponsored by State Representatives Terry Johnson (R-McDermott) and Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City). HB 124 authorizes a physician, advanced practice registered nurse, or... Thu, 21 May 2015 18:01:21 EST Woman transported after crash http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153623301/Woman-transported-after-crash NEAVE TWP. — An Eldorado woman was transported for possible injuries following a two-vehicle collision May 13 at 7:18 a.m. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:31:21 EST Commissioners support online voter registration http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153632271/Commissioners-support-online-voter-registration DARKE COUNTY — At its Wednesday session, the Darke County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution favoring online voter registration in the Buckeye State. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:26:22 EST Make a healthy splash: Share the fun, not the germs! http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/153644368/Make-a-healthy-splash:-Share-the-fun-not-the-germs DARKE COUNTY - The Darke County Health Department would like to inform you that the week before Memorial Day (May 18-24) is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:16:21 EST