Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Wed, 1 Oct 2014 05:58:12 EST 1800 Delay to Ohio’s early voting felt by candidates http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150004131/Delay-to-Ohios-early-voting-felt-by-candidates COLUMBUS, Ohio - A delay in Ohio's early voting schedule appears to be felt most by candidates with political futures at stake and their constituents eager to cast their ballots as soon as possible. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:38:12 EST Workshop tools ease chronic disease symptoms http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/50750101/Workshop-tools-ease-chronic-disease-symptoms GREENVILLE - One in two Americans have at least one chronic disease – those conditions that are treated and managed, but not often cured. Chronic disease takes an enormous toll on peoples' lives, but fortunately there are ways to manage... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:20:06 EST County FFA Land Judging Contest held in Monroe Township http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/50750062/County-FFA-Land-Judging-Contest-held-in-Monroe-Township DARKE COUNTY - On Sept. 1 the Darke Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) held their annual land judging contest for Darke County FFA Chapters as they prepare for the District Contest. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:18:09 EST Volunteers help homeless http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/50749702/Volunteers-help-homeless DARKE COUNTY - The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is working to bring volunteers into a collaborative project with Trinity Lutheran Church where they work to make crocheted mats for homeless people. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:56:06 EST Concerned citizens attend street project meeting http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50795273/Concerned-citizens-attend-street-project-meeting GREENVILLE - The City of Greenville recently held a public information meeting to review the street reconstruction project on Gardenwood Drive and Rhoades Avenue. The purpose of the meeting was to review the scope of the project followed by a time of... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:09:06 EST (No heading) http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/50798681/ NEW MADISON - The Tri-Village School Fair gets underway Friday and concludes on Saturday night. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:43:07 EST Greenville schools continue district progress http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/50709302/Greenville-schools-continue-district-progress GREENVILLE - Greenville City Schools were given an A (overall) rating for the fourth year in a row on district Progress as indicated by the 2013-2014 Report Card released by the Ohio Department of Education. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:25:12 EST Mother, child, dogs safe from fire http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50805699/Mother-child-dogs-safe-from-fire ANSONIA - A woman and child escaped a fire in a home on Riffle Street in Ansonia at 9:09 a.m. Monday. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:24:10 EST Rural King Supply coming to Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_agricultural/50804402/Rural-King-Supply-coming-to-Greenville GREENVILLE - Rural King Supply, America's Farm and Home Store, will soon take up residence in the building formerly owned by discount department store, Kmart. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:22:09 EST GOP cautions that Senate control would have limits http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50804922/GOP-cautions-that-Senate-control-would-have-limits WASHINGTON - How much difference will it make if Republicans win the Senate majority on Nov. 4, joining the GOP-run House against a Democratic White House? Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:52:15 EST Obama: US ‘underestimated’ Islamic State threat http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50804828/Obama:-US-underestimated-Islamic-State-threat WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight such... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:51:08 EST Republican headquarters opens http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50799112/Republican-headquarters-opens DARKE COUNTY-The Darke County Republican party opened its headquarters' doors at 1117 E. Main St. in Greenville this past Saturday. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:13:03 EST Reading Dynasty comes to school http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/50793704/Reading-Dynasty-comes-to-school ANSONIA - For the summer, Ansonia Elementary Principal Krista Stump issued students to a reading challenge. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:46:07 EST Life on the prairie http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50795043/Life-on-the-prairie GREENVILLE — The Darke County Parks hosted Prairie Days over the weekend, where attendees had the opportunity to engage in several demonstrations and crafts. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:44:06 EST County schools receive top grades http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50794202/County-schools-receive-top-grades DARKE COUNTY -The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) recently released its district report cards for the 2013-2014 school year. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:06:04 EST Bradford schools take on Rachel’s Challenge http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/50772239/Bradford-schools-take-on-Rachels-Challenge BRADFORD - On Oct. 6 Bradford Exempted Village Schools will participate in Rachel's Challenge, a nationally recognized program that exists to inspire, equip and empower individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying and negativity with a... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:37:07 EST Greenville man dies in accident http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50793952/Greenville-man-dies-in-accident HILLGROVE - A Greenville man dies at the scene of an accident Saturday night after he is ejected from his motorcycle. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 15:31:07 EST Boehner: US may need ground troops vs. militants http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50793941/Boehner:-US-may-need-ground-troops-vs.-militants WASHINGTON - House Speaker John Boehner says the United States may have “no choice” but to send American troops to fight Islamic State group militants if President Barack Obama's strategy fails to destroy the extremist... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:48:05 EST Booker named alumni grand marshal http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/50768400/Booker-named-alumni-grand-marshal GREENVILLE - Bill Booker has been selected to serve as the alumni grand marshal for Greenville High School's Student Council's Homecoming parade on Thursday. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:36:09 EST Students get jump start on military careers http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/50764517/Students-get-jump-start-on-military-careers GREENVILLE - This summer Brady Dowler and Avery Spencer, current Greenville High School seniors, spent time at the U.S. Army Training Center in Fort Jackson, South Carolina completing basic combat training as members of the Army... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 10:52:07 EST