Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:05:53 EST 1800 Royals promote Greenville grad twice in 2 weeks http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50367988/Royals-promote-Greenville-grad-twice-in-2-weeks SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Greenville High School alumnus Tripp Davis reached a major career milestone this week as he was promoted to the Kansas City Royals' Double-A affiliate. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:05:08 EST Cheaters never prosper http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50367806/Cheaters-never-prosper A young man named Murphy applied for an engineering position at an Irish firm based in Dublin. An American also applied for the same job. Both applicants had the same qualifications and were asked to take a test by the department manager. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:50:06 EST Koenig expanding and moving http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50336329/Koenig-expanding-and-moving GREENVILLE - Koenig is an equipment company currently located on State Route 571 in Greenville. However, by early next year, the company will be housed in a different location. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:42:05 EST Bradford cancels varsity football season http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50380568/Bradford-cancels-varsity-football-season BRADFORD – The Cross County Conference voted to not play Bradford in varsity football this year, prompting the Railroaders to cancel their varsity season and move to a junior varsity slate for 2014. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:07:12 EST Williams living her dream http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50347864/Williams-living-her-dream GREENVILLE - Rhonda Williams, 4-H educator and county extension director, is always a familiar face at the Great Darke County Fair. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:14:04 EST Fairgoers like new cattle barn http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50350796/Fairgoers-like-new-cattle-barn GREENVILLE – The Darke County Fair Board pulled off the seemingly impossible task of providing a state of the art facility for the youth of our community after a December fire destroyed the two-large cattle barns at the North end of the... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:33:08 EST Top youth awards presented http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50364261/Top-youth-awards-presented GREENVILLE - Despite some inclement weather, the awards for 4-H, junior fair and FFA, were passed out to deserving exhibitors. However, the Parade of Champions was canceled for this year. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:06:05 EST Northmont snaps Greenville’s winning streak http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50368389/Northmont-snaps-Greenvilles-winning-streak GREENVILLE — The Greenville girls tennis team's winning streak was snapped at five matches as the Lady Wave lost 5-0 to Northmont on Wednesday. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:23:13 EST Versailles girls ranked 13th in state http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50365648/Versailles-girls-ranked-13th-in-state COLUMBUS — The Versailles girls cross country team is ranked 13th in Division III in the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches' preseason poll. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:15:05 EST Versailles boys golf suffers 1st MAC loss http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50365025/Versailles-boys-golf-suffers-1st-MAC-loss VERSAILLES — The Versailles boys golf team suffered its first Midwest Athletic Conference loss of the season in a 158-164 defeat against Minster at Stillwater Valley Golf Club. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:06:06 EST Versailles girls golf wins 1st MAC match http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50364906/Versailles-girls-golf-wins-1st-MAC-match MINSTER — The Versailles girls golf team won its Midwest Athletic Conference opener Tuesday as the Lady Tigers beat Minster 192-214 at Arrowhead Golf Club. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:00:09 EST Lady Wave golf team loses GWOC opener http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50364824/Lady-Wave-golf-team-loses-GWOC-opener GREENVILLE — The Greenville girls golf team lost to Troy 184-235 in a Greater Western Ohio Conference match on Wednesday at Turtle Creek Golf Course. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:55:08 EST Concessionaire still working at age 91 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50347874/Concessionaire-still-working-at-age-91 GREENVILLE - Donald Moorman has been working every day at the Snack Shack this week during the Great Darke County Fair.You might think that's not so unusual, but Moorman is 91 years old. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:15:08 EST Franklin Monroe getting ready for students Monday http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50356976/Franklin-Monroe-getting-ready-for-students-Monday ARCANUM - Franklin Monroe schools are scheduled to begin the school year on Monday. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:44:09 EST Police looking for armed robbery suspect http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50355886/Police-looking-for-armed-robbery-suspect GREENVILLE -The Greenville Police Department are looking for a robbery suspect after a local gas station was robbed at knifepoint. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:43:07 EST Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward’s death http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50362140/Tony-Stewart-skips-3rd-race-after-Wards-death Tony Stewart (left) talks with Kevin Harvick before qualifying for a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race on May 22 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.By Jenna Fryer Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:59:09 EST Bradford football program creates tension http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50359443/Bradford-football-program-creates-tension BRADFORD — Concerns about low numbers of players in the Bradford football program has led to disputes among administrators, coaches and parents about the future of the team and the school, records obtained through a public records request... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:16:13 EST Reid project on schedule for March 2015 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50318815/Reid-project-on-schedule-for-March-2015 GREENVILLE - The Reid Medical Office Building's construction is on schedule and is expected to be completed in March 2015, according to Larry Price, director of community relations at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Ind. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:01:09 EST Grain mixed, livestock lower http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/50350277/Grain-mixed-livestock-lower CHICAGO (AP) - Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:57:05 EST Hummel, Addis: Little Miss, Mister http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50338258/Hummel-Addis:-Little-Miss-Mister GREENVILLE - Ava Hummel and Evan Addis were selected this year's Little Miss and Mister Darke County Fair at a pageant Monday night in the Youth Building at the fair. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:53:14 EST