Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Sun, 24 May 2015 07:02:23 EST 1800 Arcanum News http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/153647151/Arcanum-News Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer bringing up visions of picnics, barbeques and lazy summer days. The original meaning of the holiday has much the opposite meaning with controversy about the why we celebrate Memorial or Declaration... Sun, 24 May 2015 04:01:21 EST FM softball loses in district final http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153686836/FM-softball-loses-in-district-final BROOKVILLE – The Franklin Monroe softball team ended its season as the district runner up as the Lady Jets lost 4-0 to Triad in the district finals. Sat, 23 May 2015 20:06:25 EST Wave earn a spot in the sweet 16 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153686439/Wave-earn-a-spot-in-the-sweet-16 MASON – The Greenville softball team won its eighth district championship in the past 10 seasons on Saturday, throttling Goshen 13-1 to secure a spot in the regional tournament. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:56:22 EST Positive job outlook for Ag grads http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/153563575/Positive-job-outlook-for-Ag-grads DARKE COUNTY — On May 11, United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled a new report showing tremendous demand for recent college graduates with degrees in agricultural programs. Sat, 23 May 2015 13:51:25 EST Homeless couple reports success http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153559283/Homeless-couple-reports-success DARKE COUNTY — Community Action Partnership (CAP) of the Greater Dayton Area is a nonprofit Community Action Agency committed to eliminating poverty and promoting self-sufficiency by providing various programs and services for individuals and... Sat, 23 May 2015 11:21:25 EST Phelan recognized for 25 years of service http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153632294/Phelan-recognized-for-25-years-of-service SIDNEY – The Ohio Department of Transportation District 7 would like to recognize Phelan Insurance for 25 years of service with the Adopt-A-Highway program. The group has been picking up litter along a two-mile stretch of State Route 47 in Darke... Sat, 23 May 2015 09:46:21 EST The Focus http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153579110/The-Focus It's time to observe Memorial Day! Having grown up in Ironton, Ohio, I recall many, many Memorial Day observances with a proud heart! Ironton, Ohio lays claim to the nation's oldest continuously running Memorial Day parade. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:36:21 EST Frens, Hollinger named athletes of the week http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153650647/Frens-Hollinger-named-athletes-of-the-week DARKE COUNTY – Track and field athletes who continued their tremendous seasons with great performances at their conference meets are this week's Daily Advocate athletes of the week. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:01:21 EST Sweet and sassy http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/153536919/Sweet-and-sassy Son Jamie had the opportunity to go to another Cincinnati Reds game this year. The Ansonia and Greenville American Legion posts made the trip via two buses last Sunday.Unlike last year, the... Sat, 23 May 2015 01:41:21 EST Tigers lose 1-0 in district final http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153675361/Tigers-lose-1-0-in-district-final SPRINGFIELD – Versailles had excellent pitching and defense on Friday but couldn't get enough hits as the Tigers lost 1-0 to Waynesville in a district championship baseball game at Kenton Ridge High School. Fri, 22 May 2015 22:06:22 EST Arcanum edged in district championship game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153674421/Arcanum-edged-in-district-championship-game CENTERVILLE – A scoreless pitcher's duel through five innings between Arcanum and Cincinnati Country Day was decided by one run Friday in the Division IV district final. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:51:21 EST Student ‘toasts’ tutor http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153628414/Student-toasts-tutor GREENVILLE — A Mississinawa Valley fourth-grader let everyone at the Achievement Center for Educational Success' (ACES) End-of-Year Celebration what she thinks of the woman who tutored her. Fri, 22 May 2015 13:36:21 EST Ansonia FFA attends convention http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural-news_education/153585412/Ansonia-FFA-attends-convention COLUMBUS — Ansonia FFA students, along with advisers Jennifer Knick and Brad Lentz, attended the 87th Ohio FFA Convention at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. Fri, 22 May 2015 12:36:24 EST RAK: “Random Acts of Kindness” http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153609296/RAK:-Random-Acts-of-Kindness It is often heard that each generation of students has flaws that make them a poor representation for what our future has in store, as a community, as a state and as a country. I am often asked how I can work in education and routinely told by others... Fri, 22 May 2015 09:56:21 EST Darke County’s spring sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153650134/Darke-Countys-spring-sports-statistical-leaders BaseballBatting averageTanner Maples, Tri-Village: .415Max Muir, Ansonia: .400Nick Peters, Ansonia: .397Tyler Jenkinson, MV: .393 Fri, 22 May 2015 08:01:21 EST Versailles News http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/153641653/Versailles-News Listening to a recent conversation someone was voicing their frustration regarding another individual not being able to see the whole picture. This comment got me wondering if any of us are really capable of seeing the “whole... Fri, 22 May 2015 03:41:21 EST A salute to military families http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/153617155/A-salute-to-military-families Each May, we take time as a country to celebrate our veterans, lifting them up for all the sacrifices they have made for the freedoms we have. And doing so is the good and right thing. We wouldn't be the country we are without them. Fri, 22 May 2015 02:36:22 EST DCCA News http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/153615364/DCCA-News By introducing the wonder of theatre to young children and their families, Darke County Center for the Arts Family Theatre Series has forever embodied the “Roots and Wings” theme of the just-completed season. With roots in the ancient... Fri, 22 May 2015 01:36:21 EST Ressler: Top patroller in Miami Valley http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153577397/Ressler:-Top-patroller-in-Miami-Valley ANSONIA — An Ansonia sixth-grader was named the 2015 AAA School Safety Patroller of the Year, an honor of the highest regard, this award recognizes exemplary leadership qualities, safety skills, school involvement and... Thu, 21 May 2015 23:06:21 EST Police log http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/153617861/Police-log May 12-2:25 p.m.: theft. A juvenile was cited at the high school for theft of two staff members' key cards.May 14 Thu, 21 May 2015 21:56:21 EST