Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:23:08 EST 1800 Luke Bryan in Concert http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152145151/Luke-Bryan-in-Concert Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a sold-out Luke Bryan concert with Cindy McCallister at the Germain Arena near Naples, Florida. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:11:21 EST Versailles dominates Trail but sees room for improvement http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152168153/Versailles-dominates-Trail-but-sees-room-for-improvement NEW CARLISLE — Versailles led throughout Tuesday night's sectional tournament opener against National Trail en route to an 82-46 win, but coach Scott McEldowney still saw room for improvement. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:56:21 EST Trojans take down the Rockets http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152167686/Trojans-take-down-the-Rockets NEW CARLISLE — In a bizarre ending, Arcanum's Colton Troutwine sank a game-winning free throw with 0:00 on the clock to defeat Anna 46-45 in a sectional tournament game on Tuesday at Tecumseh High School. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:21:21 EST Amusement park motivates girl http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/152114448/Amusement-park-motivates-girl GREENVILLE — Eight-year-old Asia Pearl Thompson is said to be probably one of King's Island's biggest fans. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 19:56:21 EST Record preservation to continue http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152143988/Record-preservation-to-continue DARKE COUNTY — Darke County Recorder Linda Stachler is in the second phase of on-site scanning and Digital Magic enhancement of the historical and brittle deed records in her office. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:11:21 EST Kutter: March of Dimes Ambassador http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-home_top/152144001/Kutter:-March-of-Dimes-Ambassador GREENVILLE — This year's Ambassador Family for the March of Dimes Walk on May 2 are Meaghan and Greg Kutter, and their daughter, Mikayla, is the ambassador. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:06:22 EST Mehaffie named chairman of Edison’s Board of Trustees http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/152155736/Mehaffie-named-chairman-of-Edisons-Board-of-Trustees PIQUA, Ohio - Darryl Mehaffie has been elected to serve as chairman of Edison Community College's Board of Trustees. Mehaffie's appointment took place at the January 28 board meeting and will continue for the next two years. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:36:24 EST Greenville to host volleyball clinics http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152155783/Greenville-to-host-volleyball-clinics GREENVILLE — Greenville volleyball is going to host a special clinic for younger players, not limited to Greenville Schools. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:21:23 EST Greenville Athletic Boosters hosting $10,000 reverse raffle http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152155872/Greenville-Athletic-Boosters-hosting-$10000-reverse-raffle GREENVILLE — The Greenville Athletic Boosters will host the inaugural March Madness Raffle from 5 to 10 p.m. March 28 at Paws Bingo Hall, 848 Martin Street in Greenville. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:21:22 EST Ansonia boosters to host Spring Bazaar on March 14 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152155852/Ansonia-boosters-to-host-Spring-Bazaar-on-March-14 ANSONIA — The Ansonia Athletic Boosters will sponsor a Spring Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 14 at the Ansonia Local Schools cafetorium. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:21:21 EST Players sought for girls basketball team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152155825/Players-sought-for-girls-basketball-team DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Shooters are looking for girls presently in eighth or ninth grade that would like to participate on a girls travel basketball team. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:16:24 EST $7B budget adjusts Ohio driver training, credit card options http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152155619/$7B-budget-adjusts-Ohio-driver-training-credit-card-options COLUMBUS, Ohio - Prospective Ohio drivers would see added training requirements and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles would be allowed to accept credit and debit cards under a state transportation budget that easily cleared the Ohio House on... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:11:24 EST Jenkinson adjusts to college http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152155386/Jenkinson-adjusts-to-college GREENVILLE — Bryce Jenkinson made a surprise visit to watch many of his Greenville High School football teammates play Versailles on senior night on the Green Wave's home basketball court on Feb. 21. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:11:21 EST 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 Greenville’s Gettinger, Nibert advance to district tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152127962/Greenvilles-Gettinger-Nibert-advance-to-district-tournament TIPP CITY — Greenville wrestlers William Nibert and Brennan Gettinger qualified for the district tournament as both placed fourth this past weekend at the sectional tournament. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:41:21 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