Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:58:55 EST 1800 Reading Buddies needed http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/50565837/Reading-Buddies-needed DARKE COUNTY - School is starting and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is looking for volunteers to be involved with the “Reading Buddies” program again this year. We need you to be one of the volunteers that will read at... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:33:09 EST Former teacher’s aide under investigation for sex with student http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50677139/Former-teachers-aide-under-investigation-for-sex-with-student WINCHESTER, Indiana - A former Randolph County teacher's aide is under investigation after she admitted to having sexual relations with a 16-year-old male student on at least six occasions this year. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:44:07 EST House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50677050/House-grudgingly-approves-arms-for-Syrian-rebels WASHINGTON - The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the U.S. military authority to train and arm Syrian rebels on Wednesday as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces “do not and will not have a combat... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:19:10 EST Ohio faces high prices for road salt this winter http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50676174/Ohio-faces-high-prices-for-road-salt-this-winter CLEVELAND (AP) — A harsh winter and low inventory have driven up prices for road salt so much that the Ohio Department of Transportation will use an Indiana supplier to meet the needs of the state and communities that had problems obtaining salt... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:40:08 EST Reid Oncology Associates receives special quality certification http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/50632207/Reid-Oncology-Associates-receives-special-quality-certification RICHMOND, Indiana - Reid Oncology Associates has been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The QOPI® Certification Program... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:58:09 EST New book published on Annie Oakley http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/50641921/New-book-published-on-Annie-Oakley GREENVILLE - The Garst Museum and the National Annie Oakley Center announces the publication of a new book on Annie Oakley authored by Marilyn Robbins. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:23:13 EST School resource officer off to good start http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/50654839/School-resource-officer-off-to-good-start GREENVILLE - Greenville City Schools Superintendent Doug Fries said the 2014-2015 academic year is off to a positive start with the addition of a school resource officer (SRO) at the high school. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:43:07 EST New display at museum http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/50653145/New-display-at-museum VERSAILLES - The Versailles Area Historical Society's museum, thanks the DeMange family for their wonderful display “Our Life Is Music” that has been featured in the north gallery over the summer. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:27:09 EST ‘I struggle every day’ http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-home_top-news/50652712/I-struggle-every-day UNION CITY, Indiana - Kanon Burton of neighboring Winchester said the butterfly that landed on his neck during the butterfly release at Sunday's SOUL (Survivors of Unspeakable Loss) Walk in Harter Park here was a sign from his... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:06:04 EST Wreaths displayed at doctor’s office http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/50652405/Wreaths-displayed-at-doctors-office GREENVILLE - The Butterflies Junior Garden Club appreciated Western Ohio Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dr. Peter Lachiewicz and Dr. Patrick Karr, for providing funding for the wreaths the junior garden club decorated for the Wednesday fair flower... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:43:04 EST Fair board members express appreciation during event http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_agricultural/50663073/Fair-board-members-express-appreciation-during-event DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Agricultural Society hosted an appreciation dinner last week, which gave fair board members the opportunity to thank individuals who helped make the fair possible. The theme for the night was “A Night of... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:39:07 EST Darke County Farm Bureau hosts annual meeting http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_agricultural/50662962/Darke-County-Farm-Bureau-hosts-annual-meeting DARKE COUNTY — The Farm Bureau is a member-based organization that helps keep farming viable at the county and state level, while connecting farmers and consumers to raise awareness and understanding for where food comes from, according to Mandy... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:36:07 EST Greenville schools asking for public feedback http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50610345/Greenville-schools-asking-for-public-feedback GREENVILLE-Greenville City Schools is asking for the public's feedback on the future of the current school buildings following the completion of the new K-8 building. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:42:10 EST US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50659440/US-to-assign-3000-from-US-military-to-fight-Ebola ATLANTA - Under pressure to boost the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 military personnel to West Africa amid worries that the financial and human cost of the outbreak is rapidly growing. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:58:16 EST Candidates in Ohio governor’s race won’t debate http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50659534/Candidates-in-Ohio-governors-race-wont-debate COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's governor and his Democratic challenger won't face each other in debates ahead of Election Day. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:58:11 EST Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50659591/Top-general:-US-ground-troops-possible-in-Iraq WASHINGTON - American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress began debating Obama's... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:53:12 EST Christian music festival returns to Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50653764/Christian-music-festival-returns-to-Greenville GREENVILLE – The Illumination Festival will be hosting a great line-up of artists at its eighth annual festival of contemporary gospel music at the Darke County Fairgrounds on Sept. 20 and 21. This year's featured artists include Tenth... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:38:11 EST Motivational speaker to present http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50651385/Motivational-speaker-to-present PITSBURG - The Pitsburg Church of the Brethren presents motivational speaker and Christian counselor, Marsha Dendler, at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:34:10 EST Students complete internships http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/50631810/Students-complete-internships FINDLAY- Several local students attending The University of Findlay completed summer internships. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:20:07 EST Loved ones memorialized at walk http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-home_top-news/50638534/Loved-ones-memorialized-at-walk UNION CITY, Ind. - An estimated 184 walkers took part in SOUL 2014 Sunday afternoon, according to Coordinator Darla Bowman. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:03:11 EST