Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Fri, 29 May 2015 10:35:23 EST 1800 Curry hopes to revive Pumpkin Show http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153768022/Curry-hopes-to-revive-Pumpkin-Show BRADFORD — Glenna (Marshall) Trevino Curry is raring' to make a comeback. Fri, 29 May 2015 01:51:21 EST Rossburg truck driver indicted http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top/153772825/Rossburg-truck-driver-indicted ROSSBURG — Christopher Thornhill, 33, of Rossburg, is facing 12 criminal charges in connection with a multiple-vehicle crash in Boone County, Kentucky, on January 29. Thu, 28 May 2015 21:21:23 EST Police seek gas station robber http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top/153766966/Police-seek-gas-station-robber GREENVILLE — The Greenville Police Department and Darke County Sheriff's Office are investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Sunoco gas station in Greenville Thursday evening. Thu, 28 May 2015 16:46:23 EST Burglar hits Asian restaurants http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-news/153773027/Burglar-hits-Asian-restaurants GREENVILLE — Two similar Greenville restaurants found themselves the victims of a burglar sometime overnight Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. Thu, 28 May 2015 15:21:21 EST Students compete at state science day http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153766719/Students-compete-at-state-science-day MIAMI COUNTY — Thirty students from 10 local school districts recently competed successfully at the Ohio Academy of Science State Science Day held at The Ohio State University in Columbus on May 16. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:41:32 EST Gardening and spring salad http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community-news/153725644/Gardening-and-spring-salad Cheery spring greetings to each of you. Thu, 28 May 2015 03:11:21 EST County employment picture improves http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153751862/County-employment-picture-improves DARKE COUNTY — Unemployment numbers fell in every county in Ohio from March to April, with Darke County seeing a healthy drop from 5.0 percent to 4.0, according to information just released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services... Wed, 27 May 2015 22:36:22 EST TPA ensures strong trade agreementsfor Ohio farmers and businesses http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/153752128/TPA-ensures-strong-trade-agreementsfor-Ohio-farmers-and-businesses Every corner of Ohio, from our farms to our factories, benefits from trade, and the reason is simple. Trade pacts allow us to expand exports with other nations and reach new customers for Ohio small businesses, manufacturers, and farmers. Wed, 27 May 2015 21:41:21 EST Holzapfel earns Mentor of Year honor http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153722839/Holzapfel-earns-Mentor-of-Year-honor GREENVILLE — Karla Holzapfel, seventh- and eighth-grade intervention specialist at Greenville Junior High, was recipient of the C. Michael Crawford Mentor Award. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:11:25 EST Bill to shift Ohio’s 2016 primary cleared in Senate vote http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/153752597/Bill-to-shift-Ohios-2016-primary-cleared-in-Senate-vote COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's 2016 presidential primary will be pushed back a week under a bill that's cleared the swing state's Legislature and headed toward Republican Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) expected... Wed, 27 May 2015 16:01:25 EST Strengthening local governments through sound money management http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/153751509/Strengthening-local-governments-through-sound-money-management As we continue through the budget process, I am mindful of the struggles of local governments because they play such a vital role in the everyday lives of Ohioans. Without local governments, many of our roads would not be maintained, our fire... Wed, 27 May 2015 15:31:22 EST FFA members teach rural safety http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural-news_education/153582903/FFA-members-teach-rural-safety ANSONIA — Throughout the month of May, the Ansonia FFA helped educate the elementary students of Ansonia on rural safety. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:01:21 EST Bradford scholarship winners named http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153745006/Bradford-scholarship-winners-named BRADFORD — Bradford High School's Class of 2015 scholarship winners have been announced.They are as follows:-Hunter Arnett: $250, Eileen Creiglow; $500, Blessed Direction Transportation Scholarship; Wed, 27 May 2015 14:56:21 EST Students learn to read with ‘Peaches’ http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153690655/Students-learn-to-read-with-Peaches ANSONIA — Dena Geesaman has been bringing her dog, Peaches, to Ansonia Elementary School for four years to visit with staff and students there through Paws for Jesus at the EUM Church in Greenville. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:11:21 EST Top students honored http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153674422/Top-students-honored ARCANUM — Arcanum High School's top academic students and their parents were honored at the 35th annual Scholastic Banquet on May 4, 2015 held at Beechwood Golf Course. Those students who were ranked in the top 10 of their class were... Tue, 26 May 2015 20:51:21 EST Cattlemen recognize youth http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/153673938/Cattlemen-recognize-youth MARYSVILLE — The 2014-15 Ohio Cattlemen's Association (OCA) BEST (Beef Exhibitor Show Total) Program wrapped up on May 9 with its annual awards banquet held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. Tue, 26 May 2015 20:21:21 EST Economic impact of bird virus a concern http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153666269/Economic-impact-of-bird-virus-a-concern DARKE COUNTY — Since December 2014, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed several cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 in the Pacific, Central, and Mississippi flyways (or migratory bird paths). The... Tue, 26 May 2015 15:41:37 EST Ansonia grads awarded scholarships http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153723125/Ansonia-grads-awarded-scholarships ANSONIA — Ansonia High School 2015 graduates were awarded a total of $217,500 in scholarships. Awards were as follows: Tue, 26 May 2015 15:01:22 EST Welcome aboard! http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153713554/Welcome-aboard GREENVILLE — The Greenville High School Navy Junior Reserve Office Training Corps (NJROTC) has a new instructor. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:41:22 EST Bradford High confers diplomas http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153691708/Bradford-High-confers-diplomas BRADFORD — Diplomas were conferred upon 45 graduates during Bradford High School's commencement exercises Saturday, May 23. Valedictorians were Melinda Brewer, Gabriella Fair and Brittany Haines. Salutatorian was Nathaniel Rose. Mon, 25 May 2015 17:01:22 EST