Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:24:58 EST 1800 Pohlman manages office, directs plays http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151564419/Pohlman-manages-office-directs-plays VERSAILLES — Therese Pohlman recently celebrated her 30th year at Versailles Health Care Center (VHCC). She started out as office manager and maintains that position today. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:56:21 EST 2015 appropriations and case load http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/151562435/2015-appropriations-and-case-load Our nation's Founding Fathers understood the importance of three independent branches of government. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:01:22 EST Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151581314/Senate-passes-bill-approving-Keystone-XL-oil-pipeline WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House over energy and the... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:41:21 EST Vote for the best http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151562174/Vote-for-the-best DARKE COUNTY - It's that time of year again. Time for our readers to vote for who they think are the best businesses and professionals in the county. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:11:21 EST Ohio governor proposes drastic cut in small business taxes http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/151576961/Ohio-governor-proposes-drastic-cut-in-small-business-taxes COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. John Kasich on Thursday proposed eliminating nearly all income taxes paid by small businesses to take advantage of the improving economy and help more people get jobs. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:31:23 EST Boy seriously injured in creek bed accident http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151576162/Boy-seriously-injured-in-creek-bed-accident DARKE COUNTY - An 11-year-old boy was airlifted from the scene of an accident Thursday morning after the vehicle he was riding in slid on ice and went into a creek bed. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:26:24 EST Director’s focus is improving parks http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151565093/Directors-focus-is-improving-parks DARKE COUNTY — The Ohio Department of Resources is focusing its attention on improving state parks, oil and gas safety and regulation as well as the quality of the state's water. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:26:22 EST Greenville CIC discusses potential for spec building http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151568422/Greenville-CIC-discusses-potential-for-spec-building GREENVILLE - On Wednesday the Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) of Greenville discussed the potential of providing a spec building, a building with the intention to be placed on the retail market for sale, to draw more manufacturing... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:11:21 EST A sales tax holiday http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/151565654/A-sales-tax-holiday Ohio families can now prepare for a new major retail shopping season. Senate Bill 243, which passed both chambers and was signed into law during the 130th General Assembly, means that Ohioans will be able to save sales tax dollars when handling their... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:22 EST Building communities by increasing higher education access http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/151440891/Building-communities-by-increasing-higher-education-access Research shows the increasing importance of a post-secondary credential to one's ability to participate in the labor market in this knowledge economy. It is predicted that over 60 percent of the jobs in the United States will require one in the... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:20 EST Union City decides on police chief wage http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151554990/Union-City-decides-on-police-chief-wage UNION CITY — Union City held a special finance and audit meeting on Tuesday night to discuss the wages of the future chief of police. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:51:31 EST Ice alert in effect http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151563439/Ice-alert-in-effect DARKE COUNTY - Patchy freezing rain may impact travel this morning throughout the county. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:06:21 EST Homemade pizza pockets http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community-news/151552346/Homemade-pizza-pockets This week I'd like to introduce you to a recipe I recently used for my family for the first time. Daniel and Julia were both quite impressed with it and it certainly proved to be easier to make that I thought it would be. This is without a doubt... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:26:22 EST Dollar General eyeing 2nd store http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151552276/Dollar-General-eyeing-2nd-store GREENVILLE - According to the City of Greenville Planning and Zoning Director, Chad Henry, Tennessee-based Dollar General Corporation submitted a preliminary set of plans to the city on Friday with intentions to add a second Greenville store location... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:51:22 EST Indiana man gets probation for threatening Speaker Boehner http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/151562485/Indiana-man-gets-probation-for-threatening-Speaker-Boehner INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana man who pleaded guilty to threatening to kill U.S. House Speaker John Boehner has been sentenced to four years of probation. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:11:21 EST McDonald’s CEO steps down as sales decline http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151559964/McDonalds-CEO-steps-down-as-sales-decline NEW YORK - McDonald's CEO Don Thompson is stepping down as the world's biggest hamburger chain fights to hold onto customers and transform its image. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:56:21 EST Dubbs appointed to college board http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/151544711/Dubbs-appointed-to-college-board NEW MADISON — Dr. Phillip E. Dubbs of New Madison has been appointed by Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich to the Edison State Community College Board of Trustees for a term beginning Jan 23 this year and ending Jan. 17, 2021. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:46:23 EST Longtime trophy-maker retires http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_agricultural/151460422/Longtime-trophy-maker-retires WEST MANCHESTER, Ohio — It was announced just prior to the Parade of Champions during the Great Darke County Fair this past year that it would be Charles Lange's last year for making the 4-H trophies that are passed out prior to the... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:21:21 EST Drug prison, college cost cuts on Ohio Senate GOP’s agenda http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/151552896/Drug-prison-college-cost-cuts-on-Ohio-Senate-GOPs-agenda COLUMBUS, Ohio - Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students' costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:01:21 EST Tax season is here http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151515567/Tax-season-is-here DARKE COUNTY - Beverly Delk, Partner and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) at Fry and Company in Greenville, recently addressed several items which may be of help to citizens as they approach this tax season. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:11:22 EST