NEWS


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Spring planting nearing completion in Darke County
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Poultry Days Flower Show rules released
Daily Advocate partners with Greenville High School marketing students

Daily Advocate partners with Greenville High School marketing students

GREENVILLE — The Greenville High School marketing team partnered with The Daily Advocate for the second time to give students a hands-on experie...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Rockin’ at the Arcanum Public Library

ARCANUM – It is time for another summer reading program at the Arcanum Public Library, and this year’s theme is “Libraries Rock!R...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Darke County Board of Elections schedules meeting

DARKE COUNTY – The Board of Elections’ board members will meet at 9 a.m. on Thursday for the May regular meeting and official canvass of t...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Beamsville Christian Church schedules Memorial Day service

GREENVILLE – Beamsville Christian Church will hold a Memorial Day service at 10 a.m. Monday.Darke County Commissioner Mike Stegall will be the f...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Dill Oil robber ruled incompetent

Dill Oil robber ruled incompetent

GREENVILLE — Darke County Common Pleas Court heard cases involving robbery, receiving stolen property, assault and probation violation early thi...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Bryce Harper’s homer, Michael Taylor’s game-winning RBI lifts Nationals past Padres 2-1

Bryce Harper’s homer, Michael Taylor’s game-winning RBI lifts Nationals past Padres 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals center fielder Michael Taylor hasn’t had many good days this season. He hopes Tuesday night’s performanc...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Bradford, Greenville softball teams ranked in season’s final OHSFSCA state poll

Bradford, Greenville softball teams ranked in season’s final OHSFSCA state poll

COLUMBUS – The Bradford and Greenville softball teams both are ranked in the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association’s fin...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Star freshmen, veteran leaders guide Bradford softball team to the regional semifinals

Star freshmen, veteran leaders guide Bradford softball team to the regional semifinals

BRADFORD – Shon Schaffer knew his team had a chance for a special season, but he didn’t realize how good the Bradford softball team would ...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Greenville softball team tired of stubbing its toes

Greenville softball team tired of stubbing its toes

GREENVILLE – Greenville seniors Cassie Cromwell and Sydney Grote have amassed 108 career wins and are in the sweet 16 of the Ohio High School At...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Registration open for volleyball camp at Greenville

Registration open for volleyball camp at Greenville

GREENVILLE – The Greenville High School volleyball team will host a youth camp for girls entering the fifth through eighth grades at any school....

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Bradford defeats Cincinnati Christian in OHSAA district championship softball game

Bradford defeats Cincinnati Christian in OHSAA district championship softball game

MASON — Eight innings wasn’t enough for the Bradford softball team Sunday in a Division IV district championship game at Mason High School...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 21st, 2018. |  


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LIFE


Miss Chick Pageant application being accepted

VERSAILLES — Versailles Poultry Days, Inc., is now accepting applications for the 2018 Miss Chick Pageant.The contest, sponsored by Versailles S...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Recycle out-of-date electronics for free

DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Solid Waste Management District and 1 Shot Services, Bradford, are joining forces to sponsor a free electronics ...

April 30th, 2018 |  


The 2nd Annual Ohio Amputee Celebration

COLUMBUS — A.C.T.I.O.N., an amputee support group, is planning a free event to celebrate the Amputee Coalition Limb Loss Awareness Month and Sho...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Oak Ridge Boys to perform in Versailles

Oak Ridge Boys to perform in Versailles

VERSAILLES — The country vocal quartet Oak Ridge Boys are set to perform in Versailles at the BMI Indoor Speedway on Saturday, May 5.They starte...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Darke County YMCA holds Healthy Kids Day

Darke County YMCA holds Healthy Kids Day

GREENVILLE — The Darke County YMCA held their annual Healthy Kids Day event Saturday to help keep kids in the mind frame of being active and mai...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


OPINION


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DCCA News: Summing up
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On Neff Road: Fields of flags

On Neff Road: Fields of flags

Curiosity got the best of me when I sat down to do the column today. I knew I wanted to write about Memorial Day. It was a time when grave stones were...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Amish Cook: Hectic day 10 years ago

Amish Cook: Hectic day 10 years ago

Today we will be rewinding 10 years and reliving the events of a rather colorful day when I was 18 years old. As I read this entry from my personal di...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


New Madison News: 5K race quickly approaches

The 5K race at the United Methodist Church is nearing. Runners will be arriving early June 2 for this annual run through the village, ending down Harr...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Arcanum News: Arcanum school has new programs

Two new programs at Arcanum High School this spring are in the planning and developing stages. The first one is the Arcanum FFA Alumni Chapter. Brian ...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Today’s Challenges: Is it God’s timing?

Today’s Challenges: Is it God’s timing?

In Ecclesiastics 3:1 we read: “To every thing there is a season, and a time for every purpose under the heavens.” As I read this passage a...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Preacher’s Point: The end of the world

Preacher’s Point: The end of the world

The world will come to an end at 3:24 a.m. Eastern time on Oct. 18, 2026.When writing, the first line should be an attention grabber, something that w...

May 18th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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New Madison appoints new mayor, council president
Y celebrates a year of accomplishments

Y celebrates a year of accomplishments

GREENVILLE —Sam Casalano, CEO of the Darke County YMCA and staff celebrated a year of accomplishments along with the volunteers and donors that ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Darke County Commissioners approve upgrade to alarm system

DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Commissioners approved a quote from SecureTech to upgrade the Duress Alarm systems at Monday’s regular mee...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Arcanum Council discusses new building, archaeological study

Arcanum Council discusses new building, archaeological study

ARCANUM — Arcanum Village Council held their monthly meeting Tuesday night.Village Administrator Bill Kessler updated council members on plans f...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Greenville grad Gib Bickel runs comic book store in Columbus

Greenville grad Gib Bickel runs comic book store in Columbus

COLUMBUS — Gib Bickel is the manager, and former owner, of The Laughing Ogre, a comic book store in Clintonville, a neighborhood in Columbus sit...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Darke County Commissioner’s proclaim Child Abuse Awareness Month

Darke County Commissioner’s proclaim Child Abuse Awareness Month

DARKE COUNTY — The Darke County Commissioners signed a proclamation Monday afternoon to make April Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness month.The p...

April 9th, 2018 |  


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