Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:50:55 EST 1800 And just what are your thoughts? http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50055570/And-just-what-are-your-thoughts Currently there are so many tragedies and situations going on in the world. Most of the headline news is taking place in other countries, which is outside of United State's control; however the border immigration topic is a USA concern. Any... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fairs play key role in food production http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50023417/Fairs-play-key-role-in-food-production The beginning of another Ohio State Fair means fun-filled days and the making of many great memories for families all across Ohio. In addition to a place to enjoy lemon shake-ups, brave the midway rides, and find the most recent deep-fried treat to be... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Maher shoots her way to the title http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50064538/Maher-shoots-her-way-to-the-title GREENVILLE - Hayley Maher spent much of Thursday at the Ohio State Fair, bringing home quite a few awards, and then went on to win the Miss Annie Oakley Shooting Contest at York Woods that night. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wallace wins 2nd annual Mudsummer Classic at Eldora http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50062015/Wallace-wins-2nd-annual-Mudsummer-Classic-at-Eldora ROSSBURG — Darrell Wallace Jr.'s inexperience racing on dirt didn't hinder him Wednesday night as he won the second annual Mudsummer Classic NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Stewart makes pitch to bring Sprint Cup to Eldora http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50060145/Stewart-makes-pitch-to-bring-Sprint-Cup-to-Eldora ROSSBURG — Tony Stewart made a pitch for NASCAR to bring its Sprint Cup and Nationwide series to Eldora Speedway prior to Wednesday's Mudsummer Classic NASCAR truck race at the half-mile dirt track. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Biden, in Ohio, urges infrastructure, job training http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50061130/Biden-in-Ohio-urges-infrastructure-job-training CINCINNATI (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that more investment in infrastructure and job training is needed to increase economic opportunities in the nation's cities. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST House panel clears way for vote on Obama lawsuit http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50061085/House-panel-clears-way-for-vote-on-Obama-lawsuit WASHINGTON (AP) - Over Democratic objections, Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law as it was... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST State leaders working to ensure local control for our schools http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/50060597/State-leaders-working-to-ensure-local-control-for-our-schools Recently I joined families in west central Ohio to participate in “We Will Not Conform,” hosted by Glenn Beck. This program was hosted at movie theatres across the country where viewers served as audience participants in the program that... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ansonia, Arcanum get final 7-on-7 reps http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50058090/Ansonia-Arcanum-get-final-7-on-7-reps ARCANUM — Ansonia and Arcanum completed their seven-on-seven passing scrimmages Thursday as the Trojans hosted a six-team event with the two Darke County schools plus Brookville, Lehman Catholic, New Bremen and Union City, Indiana. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Legendary’ sidewalk sales draw hundreds downtown http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50057035/Legendary-sidewalk-sales-draw-hundreds-downtown Heather Meade/Advocate photo Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST And, then there were six http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50047367/And-then-there-were-six VERSAILLES - The field of 10 contenders for Miss Annie Oakley was narrowed to six Wednesday night in the preliminaries. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Golden Ratio (or The New Math, Part II) http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50014173/The-Golden-Ratio-(or-The-New-Math-Part-II) Last week I explained that my wife and I have learned that in the context of our three children and the chaos they generate, 1 + 1 + 1 = a lot more than 3. Put differently, the amigos' collective rowdy effect is considerably more than the sum of... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The relationship between twins http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50043599/The-relationship-between-twins There are two types of twins. Fraternal and identical twins. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dozens attend Versailles’ youth football camp http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50045721/Dozens-attend-Versailles-youth-football-camp VERSAILLES – The Versailles High School football team hosted about 60 boys in its youth football camp this week as the Tigers introduced the kids to football and let them have some fun. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Excitement remains high for NASCAR trucks at Eldora http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50046417/Excitement-remains-high-for-NASCAR-trucks-at-Eldora ROSSBURG – Fans from 45 states including Alaska and Hawaii, the United States Virgin Islands, Canada, Great Britain, Sweden and Australia purchased tickets for Wednesday's MudSummer Classic at Eldora Speedway, showing excitement for the... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Stewart announces new construction project at Eldora http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50048846/Stewart-announces-new-construction-project-at-Eldora ROSSBURG – Tony Stewart continues to invest in Eldora Speedway as he announced prior to Wednesday's MudSummer Classic that a multipurpose building will be constructed in the track's infield. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Summer Youth Work Experience helps developmentally disabled http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top/50044618/Summer-Youth-Work-Experience-helps-developmentally-disabled DARKE COUNTY - The Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities has several programs for older children to help transition to adulthood, one such program, Bridges to Transition, helps young adults, ages 14 to 21, learn more about having a job, and... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Governor helps kick off 161st Ohio State Fair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50048769/Governor-helps-kick-off-161st-Ohio-State-Fair COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The annual Ohio State Fair has kicked off in Columbus. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Peanut Butter Crumb Pie http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/50046775/Peanut-Butter-Crumb-Pie Introducing a new Amish Cook Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville teen arrested in Tuesday theft http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top/345214/Greenville-teen-arrested-in-Tuesday-theft GREENVILLE - Greenville Police Department released the name of the individual arrested Tuesday in regards to the rash of vehicle fires and thefts from vehicles. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST