Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:42:55 EST 1800 Bill to raise awareness of fatal infant disease passes Ohio House http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/152056441/Bill-to-raise-awareness-of-fatal-infant-disease-passes-Ohio-House COLUMBUS—State Representative Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) announced that House Bill 62, legislation aimed at raising awareness for Krabbe disease, passed the Ohio House of Representatives during today's session. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:11:21 EST North to Rossburg (not Alaska) http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152007925/North-to-Rossburg-(not-Alaska) ROSSBURG — The polar-like temperatures here in Darke County recently sparked an idea of a Verona man, Robert Wiest. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:06:22 EST Greenville girls bowlers finish 17th at sectional http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152109888/Greenville-girls-bowlers-finish-17th-at-sectional KETTERING — The Greenville girls bowling team ended its season on Wednesday, finishing 17th out of 20 teams at its Division I sectional tournament at Poelking Woodman Lanes. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:51:24 EST 2 Greenville bowlers qualify for districts http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152109937/2-Greenville-bowlers-qualify-for-districts KETTERING — Greenville bowlers Korey Garland and Alex Hoffman qualified for the Ohio High School Athletic Association district tournament with their performances at the Southwest District tournament on Thursday at Poelking Woodman... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:51:22 EST Versailles senior qualifies for state in bowling http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152109689/Versailles-senior-qualifies-for-state-in-bowling BEAVERCREEK — Versailles senior Megan Ward qualified for the state bowling tournament, earning one of the Southwest District's four individual-qualifying spots at the district tournament on Thursday at Beaver-Vu Lanes. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:16:22 EST Versailles boys bowlers advance to state tourney http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152109486/Versailles-boys-bowlers-advance-to-state-tourney BEAVERCREEK — The Versailles boys bowling team qualified for state on Thursday, finishing third in their district tournament at Beaver-Vu Lanes. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:51:24 EST Hard work leads to success for Pipenger http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152077422/Hard-work-leads-to-success-for-Pipenger HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Basketball has always been important to the Tri-Village community, and over the years both the boys and girls programs have enjoyed tremendous success. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:31:24 EST Murphy surprises self with quick success in college http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152077172/Murphy-surprises-self-with-quick-success-in-college AKRON — Clayton Murphy, a 2013 graduate of Tri-Village High School, has quickly emerged as one of the premier runners in the nation as a member of the University of Akron track team. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:31:22 EST One-room schoolhouse still standing http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/152022696/One-room-schoolhouse-still-standing WOODINGTON - It has been said that the school in Woodington was the lone one-room schoolhouse remaining in Darke County when it closed in 1959. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:41:22 EST Sweetheart of the Year named http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152018463/Sweetheart-of-the-Year-named ANSONIA — Phylllis Musselman was quite surprised when the Ansonia Area Senior Citizens recently named her Sweetheart of the Year.When it was announced, she broke into tears. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:46:21 EST Balsbaugh, Brown named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152055285/Balsbaugh-Brown-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY — A pair of senior basketball players who excel at scoring, rebounding and playing defense are this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:01:21 EST Schondelmyer takes the reins at Tri-Village http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152104745/Schondelmyer-takes-the-reins-at-Tri-Village NEW MADISON — In front of a crowd of about 100 people in the high school gymnasium, Tri-Village introduced to the community and the media for the first time new football coach Jason Schondelmyer. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:31:21 EST Bradford loses to Minster as Wildcat coach reaches milestone http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152104078/Bradford-loses-to-Minster-as-Wildcat-coach-reaches-milestone BRADFORD — Longtime Mister Wildcats varsity boys basketball coach Mike Lee reached a milestone in his coaching career Thursday, defeating the Bradford Railroaders 71-39 to notch his 300th career win. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:01:21 EST Ohio GOP senator says campaign wants to show “contrast” http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/152089898/Ohio-GOP-senator-says-campaign-wants-to-show-contrast CINCINNATI - Ohio's Republican U.S. senator said Thursday his campaign is trying to quickly highlight the contrast between him and his new Democratic opponent in the 2016 race. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:06:21 EST Ohio oil well output doubles in a year; natural gas triples http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152089823/Ohio-oil-well-output-doubles-in-a-year;-natural-gas-triples COLUMBUS, Ohio - Oil production has more than doubled and production of natural gas has tripled in Ohio in one year, bolstering arguments by the administration of Gov. John Kasich that the industry is thriving enough to sustain a tax... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:01:23 EST About 61,000 Ohioans poised to lose Medicaid health benefits http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/152089774/About-61000-Ohioans-poised-to-lose-Medicaid-health-benefits COLUMBUS, Ohio - Roughly 61,000 Ohioans in Medicaid are expected to lose their coverage this weekend after failing to take steps to renew their health benefits as required, the state's Medicaid director said Thursday. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:01:22 EST Darke County’s winter sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152055729/Darke-Countys-winter-sports-statistical-leaders Boys basketballPoints per gameKyle Ahrens, Versailles: 30.0Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 22.4Damion Cook, TV: 20.9Colton Linkous, TV: 20.8 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:01:22 EST Innovation Academy at Edison Community College http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/152046203/Innovation-Academy-at-Edison-Community-College Edison Community College is working with school districts in our region to create Innovation Academy, a virtual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) academy, created to empower any regional high school student to realize their potential... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:31:21 EST Scrap + arts + music = fun http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152064686/Scrap-+-arts-+-music-=-fun The musicians of Scrap Arts Music are highly skilled, and incredibly enthusiastic about what they do—which is to entertain mightily while creatively fulfilling their aspirations to achieve new artistic heights. Scrap Arts Music is a... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:36:21 EST On and ‘Bout Broadway – March http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152064638/On-and-Bout-Broadway--March March 1 – The Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) Family Theatre presenting “Schoolhouse Rock Line!” at 2 p.m. The award-winning 1970's cartoon series with clever music and lyrics to teach history, math, grammar, science... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:26:21 EST