Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Sat, 18 Apr 2015 03:24:19 EST 1800 Students have more college credit options http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/152943413/Students-have-more-college-credit-options DARKE COUNTY — For most Darke County schools, the implementation of the College Credit Plus (CCP) program won't be too difficult next year, and it will make available more options for students' educations. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:41:21 EST Graher resigns as MV football coach http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152999175/Graher-resigns-as-MV-football-coach UNION CITY – Johnny Graher has resigned as Mississinawa Valley's varsity football coach, ending a career that saw both struggles and historic milestones as the Blackhawks' coach. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:11:21 EST Light kicks off turkey hunt http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152998235/Light-kicks-off-turkey-hunt DARKE COUNTY – The Light Foundation kicked off its seventh annual youth wild turkey hunt on Friday night with Matt Light preparing to lead the expedition with 16 boys and girls from Darke County. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:46:21 EST Nats reliever Stammen set for surgery, could miss season http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152997728/Nats-reliever-Stammen-set-for-surgery-could-miss-season WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals reliever Craig Stammen will have surgery Sunday for a torn flexor tendon in his right forearm and could miss the rest of the season. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:51:21 EST Greenville baseball loses 1-0 to Troy http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152992620/Greenville-baseball-loses-1-0-to-Troy GREENVILLE – The Greenville baseball team lost 1-0 Wednesday in a Greater Western Ohio Conference game against Troy.Troy scored the game's only run in the sixth inning. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:11:22 EST Tri-Village softball beats National Trail http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152992537/Tri-Village-softball-beats-National-Trail NEW MADISON – The Tri-Village softball team recorded its first win of the season on Wednesday with an 11-6 victory against National Trail. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:06:21 EST Greenville boys tennis loses to Milton-Union http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152992271/Greenville-boys-tennis-loses-to-Milton-Union WEST MILTON – The Greenville boys tennis team lost 4-1 to Milton-Union on Wednesday.Greenville's lone win of the match came at third singles where Quintin Muhlenkamp beat Jake Blevins 7-6 1-6 6-4. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:56:21 EST Arcanum softball defeats Mississinawa http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152991938/Arcanum-softball-defeats-Mississinawa ARCANUM – The Arcanum softball team beat Mississinawa Valley 7-2 on Tuesday. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:46:20 EST Arcanum girls basketball coach resigns http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152991173/Arcanum-girls-basketball-coach-resigns ARCANUM – Arcanum varsity girls basketball coach Rachel Fearon resigned her position so she can spend more time with her family. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:16:21 EST Darke County’s spring sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152977977/Darke-Countys-spring-sports-statistical-leaders BaseballBatting averageTanner Maples, Tri-Village: .583Jonny Wilson, Tri-Village: .563Trent Laux, Tri-Village: .462Lane Clark, Ansonia: .444 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:01:21 EST Darke County Wellness Challenge http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152970984/Darke-County-Wellness-Challenge I have never been a competitive person, or at least I have never described myself in a competitive manner. I prefer to avoid the stress of competition and instead ask the question “Can't we all just get along?” So when I began to... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:21:21 EST Scholls retiring as 4-H advisers http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_agricultural/152959457/Scholls-retiring-as-4-H-advisers UNION CITY, Ohio — Ralph and Ruth Scholl have retired as 4-H advisers of the Darke County Beef Club after 27 years. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 03:51:21 EST Roll out the red carpet http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152939566/Roll-out-the-red-carpet One of our society's most-watched and most-talked about annual events is “Oscar night” honoring movie excellence. Whether we love or hate the televised proceedings, most Americans have an opinion about multiple aspects of the Academy... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:06:23 EST Group seeks to renovate Harmon Field http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152972320/Group-seeks-to-renovate-Harmon-Field GREENVILLE – A committee of local residents, the “Friends of Harmon Field,” presented a proposal to the Greenville City School Board of Education Thursday night during a work session. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:11:25 EST Tri-Village loses to South http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152977369/Tri-Village-loses-to-South NEW MADISON – Defensive mistakes cost the Tri-Village baseball team on Thursday as the Patriots lost a Cross County Conference game 11-3 to Twin Valley South. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:01:21 EST Arcanum woman airlifted from accident scene http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152976075/Arcanum-woman-airlifted-from-accident-scene GREENVILLE — Darke County first responders were on the scene of a two-car collision approximately 11:03 a.m. Thursday morning.The accident took place at the intersection of U.S. Route 127 and Kruckeberg Road. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:56:23 EST Lady Patriots win league game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152976605/Lady-Patriots-win-league-game NEW MADISON – The Tri-Village softball team improved to 2-1 in the Cross County Conference on Thursday as the Lady Patriots beat Twin Valley South 6-1. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:31:22 EST Nationals reliever Stammen needs forearm surgery http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152976111/Nationals-reliever-Stammen-needs-forearm-surgery WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals reliever Craig Stammen has a torn flexor tendon in his right forearm that requires surgery and could force him to miss the rest of the season. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:41:22 EST Common Pleas Court http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/152961532/Common-Pleas-Court GREENVILLE — Jonathan P. Hein, judge of the Darke County Court of Common Pleas, reported on the following action undertaken by the court for the month of March 2015: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:36:22 EST Darke County deputies receive sharps containers http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/152880740/Darke-County-deputies-receive-sharps-containers DARKE COUNTY - Deputies say the discovery of improperly discarded needles has risen dramatically in recent years as intravenous drug use has increased. It's a major problem for officers who have to search drug users and the hiding places in... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:11:21 EST