Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS?profile=1011 Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS?profile=1011 Sun, 28 Dec 2014 11:32:12 EST 1800 Osborne earns 2 awards http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150988138/Osborne-earns-2-awards NEW MADISON — Hugh O'Brian, founder of the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Program (HOBY), has said, “I believe every person is created as a steward of his or her own destiny with great power for a specific purpose: to share with... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:22:08 EST WOEF raises funds for scholarship http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150987968/WOEF-raises-funds-for-scholarship CELINA – For more than 50 years, the Western Ohio Educational Foundation (WOEF) has responded to the educational needs of residents in Auglaize, Darke, Mercer and Van Wert counties by providing the resources to allow residents access to college... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:14:04 EST Christmas cards http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/151004540/Christmas-cards Christmas cards, “Bah Humbug,” some say… They cost too much, no one really reads them anyway… It's too expensive and takes too much time to send them.” Sun, 28 Dec 2014 06:27:05 EST A first year thank-you http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150986357/A-first-year-thank-you The first year of Preacher's Point is coming to a close and I want to say, “thank you!” to everyone who reads the column and the newspapers that print it. This column could not be possible without the Good Lord Almighty, those that... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:22:07 EST Best memories of 2014 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151002960/Best-memories-of-2014 DARKE COUNTY — As every year does, 2014 was filled with a plethora of memories, whether good or bad. The Daily Advocate once again went to the social media, via Facebook, to ask what their best or memorable happening or event that... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:17:07 EST Jesus recognizes true worth http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150993673/Jesus-recognizes-true-worth Once, at a horse auction in New Mexico … one rancher bragged to his buddies that he had gotten the full asking price of $2,500 for his two-year-old filly - - selling her to some inexperienced kid before the auction even started. However, the... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:52:06 EST Fliehman, Tabler named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151006330/Fliehman-Tabler-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY — A pair of athletes who have continued excelling just as they have the past few years are this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 08:01:05 EST Shopping season comes to a close http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151008007/Shopping-season-comes-to-a-close DARKE COUNTY — The presents have been given, and the Christmas shopping season has come to a close. Sat, 27 Dec 2014 01:58:06 EST Winner to play for UNOH http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151018153/Winner-to-play-for-UNOH VERSAILLES — Taylor Winner dreamed about playing college volleyball, and she'll get the chance next year at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:18:09 EST Bruns joins UD volleyball team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151017789/Bruns-joins-UD-volleyball-team VERSAILLES — The University of Dayton volleyball program proved to be the right fit for Versailles' Lauren Bruns by being both intense and supportive. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:18:06 EST OSU’s Smith a playmaker on the fast track http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151018187/OSUs-Smith-a-playmaker-on-the-fast-track COLUMBUS — All Cris Carter did was catch touchdowns. All Devin Smith does is make a greater percentage of his catches go for touchdowns than anyone on the list of great receivers at Ohio State in the last 30 years. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 13:46:06 EST Remember this? http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/151005541/Remember-this Hey, do you remember the Ice Bucket Challenge?We do. It was one of those phenomena that swept our area and the rest of the nation in 2014. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 11:34:07 EST Sidney man shoots wife on Christmas day http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top/151015598/Sidney-man-shoots-wife-on-Christmas-day SIDNEY - Sidney Police arrested a man Thursday after he allegedly shot his wife at their Franklin Avenue home. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 10:41:06 EST The season of hope http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150987597/The-season-of-hope The influenza bug has infected many of us and I'm told it takes between one to three weeks to get over the stuffy head and ear symptoms and of course it takes even longer to regain one's full strength. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09:54:06 EST Darke County’s winter sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151005866/Darke-Countys-winter-sports-statistical-leaders Boys basketballPoints per gameKyle Ahrens, Versailles: 28.3Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 20.3Cayden Cox, MV: 15.2Dalton Rinderle, MV: 14.2 Fri, 26 Dec 2014 08:01:06 EST New tanning regulations for teens on the way http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150997947/New-tanning-regulations-for-teens-on-the-way GREENVILLE - Minors will now need their parents' permission to use tanning beds due after House Bill 131 was signed by Ohio Governor John Kasich recently.The new law will take effect on March 19, 2015. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 05:49:08 EST Burns retires from Greenville National bank http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150994099/Burns-retires-from-Greenville-National-bank GREENVILLE - Steve Burns studied to become a certified public accountant, all the while doing co-op work in Kettering, after he graduated from Ansonia High School in 1970. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 04:55:06 EST Concerns on cost of trash collection http://dailyadvocate.com/news/letters/151005162/Concerns-on-cost-of-trash-collection Editor: Fri, 26 Dec 2014 04:09:07 EST Getting things done for Ohio in 2014 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/150975164/Getting-things-done-for-Ohio-in-2014 This past week, I hosted one of our monthly telephone town hall meetings with thousands of Ohioans from all walks of life and also had an employee town hall in northeast Ohio with factory workers, administrative staff, and executives. There were lots... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 03:02:05 EST Public Records training now online http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/150973468/Public-Records-training-now-online Ohio's Sunshine Laws enable citizens to know how their government works. They also help keep government at all levels transparent and accountable. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 01:59:10 EST