Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:37:44 EST 1800 Greenville to play in Flyin’ to the Hoop http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50699244/Greenville-to-play-in-Flyin-to-the-Hoop GREENVILLE — The Greenville varsity boys basketball team will play in the Flyin' to the Hoop tournament against Fairmont on Jan. 16 at Trent Arena in Kettering. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:32:08 EST FM boys soccer beats Bethel, remains undefeated http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50698664/FM-boys-soccer-beats-Bethel-remains-undefeated PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe boys soccer team moved its record to 4-0 in the Cross County Conference and 5-0-2 on the season by defeating the visiting Bethel Bees 5-1 on Thursday. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:17:07 EST Unfiltered http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/50654102/Unfiltered This past Saturday I had an interesting conversation with a good friend of mine whom I can count on to be brutally honest. I like that about her, she tells me what I need to hear instead of what I want to hear and says what she thinks, although much... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:16:04 EST September is Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-opinion/50653727/September-is-Gynecological-Cancer-Awareness-Month Oh no! Did someone say the “c” word? What is it about cancer that makes everyone want to run and hide like the person has leprosy or something? We hear so much about cancers these days and as important as Breast cancer awareness is, I... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:58:13 EST Losses ‘still too fresh’ http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-news/50670738/Losses-still-too-fresh UNION CITY, Ind. - Sandy Garee walked Sunday's SOUL Walk in Harter Park here in memory of her parents and her husband.Talking about them still chokes her up, and rightfully so. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:56:11 EST Sales closing date for fall crops in Ohio http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/50685008/Sales-closing-date-for-fall-crops-in-Ohio SPRINGFIELD, Illinois ― The USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds Ohio producers of wheat and winter barley that they have until sales closing on September 30 to purchase crop insurance or make a change to their existing... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:49:19 EST Landmark veteran’s legislation http://dailyadvocate.com/news/letters/50653523/Landmark-veterans-legislation Editor: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:47:08 EST Bradford volleyball team sweeps conference match http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50698364/Bradford-volleyball-team-sweeps-conference-match BRADFORD — The Bradford volleyball team swept Bradford in a Cross County Conference match on Thursday, 25-22, 25-23, 25-22. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:20:11 EST Teen headed for Bible bee nationals http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-religion/50684500/Teen-headed-for-Bible-bee-nationals GREENVILLE - Sixteen-year-old Valerie Berdine is advancing to the nationals in the Bible Bee and, if she gets enough sponsorship, plans to attend that event in Orlando, Fla., at the end of October. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:17:09 EST Arcanum volleyball beats Covington in CCC match http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50698267/Arcanum-volleyball-beats-Covington-in-CCC-match ARCANUM — The Arcanum volleyball team beat Cross County Conference foe Covington in four sets Thursday night, 25-22, 25-23, 15-25, 25-14. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:10:11 EST Franklin Monroe sweeps Ansonia volleyball team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50698198/Franklin-Monroe-sweeps-Ansonia-volleyball-team ANSONIA — The Franklin Monroe volleyball team swept Ansonia 25-18, 25-20, 25-13 in a Cross County Conference match on Thursday. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:03:13 EST Versailles boys golf team beats Parkway, falls to LCC http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50698112/Versailles-boys-golf-team-beats-Parkway-falls-to-LCC ROCKFORD — The Versailles boys golf team beat Parkway and lost to Lima Central Catholic in a three-team match on Thursday at Deerfield Golf Course. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:55:12 EST Broken promise http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural-opinion/50652517/Broken-promise In 1970 there was a significant election for governor that resulted in the Ohio State Income Tax first being passed. Local real estate property taxes had been escalating due to implementation of the Park Investment Supreme Court decisions that... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:55:11 EST 2 Lady Wave golfers shoot personal bests http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50697927/2-Lady-Wave-golfers-shoot-personal-bests KETTERING — Two Lady Wave golfers shot personal bests Thursday, but the Greenville girls golf team lost 198-227 to Fairmont. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:42:09 EST Versailles girls golf remains undefeated http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50697851/Versailles-girls-golf-remains-undefeated CELINA — The Versailles girls golf team improved to 7-0 in the Midwest Athletic Conference with a 183-199 win against St. Henry at Mercer County Elks Golf Club. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:33:12 EST Be inspired! http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50683665/Be-inspired As many children and parents know, Skippyjon Jones is a little Siamese kitten who lives with his sisters and his mother and often gets into trouble; that's when the fun starts. For example, after being sent to his room for misbehavior, Skippyjon... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:30:08 EST Tri-Village volleyball beats Mississinawa http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50697816/Tri-Village-volleyball-beats-Mississinawa NEW MADISON — The Tri-Village varsity volleyball team beat Mississinawa Valley 15-25, 23-25, 25-19, 25-18, 15-7 in a Cross County Conference match on Thursday.Mississinawa Valley won the junior varsity match in two sets. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:27:08 EST Concert set at Pitsburg church http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50651566/Concert-set-at-Pitsburg-church PITSBURG - The Pitsburg Church of the Brethren will host The Majestic Sounds Quartet at 6 p.m. Oct. 5. The church is located at the west edge of Pitsburg at 8376 Pitsburg-Laura Road. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:11:13 EST Goals create vision and focus http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50683036/Goals-create-vision-and-focus A dream written down becomes a goal. A goal broken down becomes a plan. A plan backed up by action makes your dreams come true. Therefore a goal without a plan is just a dream. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:54:10 EST Darke County’s fall sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50693304/Darke-Countys-fall-sports-statistical-leaders FootballPassing yardsKyle Phillips, Greenville: 328Jared Niekamp, Versailles: 195Daniel O'Donnell, Arcanum: 186Nick Peters, Ansonia: 163 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:00:10 EST