Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:07:18 EST 1800 And, then there were six http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50047367/And-then-there-were-six VERSAILLES - The field of 10 contenders for Miss Annie Oakley was narrowed to six Wednesday night in the preliminaries. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Golden Ratio (or The New Math, Part II) http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50014173/The-Golden-Ratio-(or-The-New-Math-Part-II) Last week I explained that my wife and I have learned that in the context of our three children and the chaos they generate, 1 + 1 + 1 = a lot more than 3. Put differently, the amigos' collective rowdy effect is considerably more than the sum of... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The relationship between twins http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50043599/The-relationship-between-twins There are two types of twins. Fraternal and identical twins. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dozens attend Versailles’ youth football camp http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50045721/Dozens-attend-Versailles-youth-football-camp VERSAILLES – The Versailles High School football team hosted about 60 boys in its youth football camp this week as the Tigers introduced the kids to football and let them have some fun. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Excitement remains high for NASCAR trucks at Eldora http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50046417/Excitement-remains-high-for-NASCAR-trucks-at-Eldora ROSSBURG – Fans from 45 states including Alaska and Hawaii, the United States Virgin Islands, Canada, Great Britain, Sweden and Australia purchased tickets for Wednesday's MudSummer Classic at Eldora Speedway, showing excitement for the... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Stewart announces new construction project at Eldora http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50048846/Stewart-announces-new-construction-project-at-Eldora ROSSBURG – Tony Stewart continues to invest in Eldora Speedway as he announced prior to Wednesday's MudSummer Classic that a multipurpose building will be constructed in the track's infield. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Summer Youth Work Experience helps developmentally disabled http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top/50044618/Summer-Youth-Work-Experience-helps-developmentally-disabled DARKE COUNTY - The Darke County Board of Developmental Disabilities has several programs for older children to help transition to adulthood, one such program, Bridges to Transition, helps young adults, ages 14 to 21, learn more about having a job, and... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Governor helps kick off 161st Ohio State Fair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50048769/Governor-helps-kick-off-161st-Ohio-State-Fair COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The annual Ohio State Fair has kicked off in Columbus. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Peanut Butter Crumb Pie http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/50046775/Peanut-Butter-Crumb-Pie Introducing a new Amish Cook Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville teen arrested in Tuesday theft http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top/345214/Greenville-teen-arrested-in-Tuesday-theft GREENVILLE - Greenville Police Department released the name of the individual arrested Tuesday in regards to the rash of vehicle fires and thefts from vehicles. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LaRoche’s HR rallies Nationals past Rockies, 7-4 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/344530/LaRoches-HR-rallies-Nationals-past-Rockies-7-4 DENVER (AP) — Adam LaRoche has been scuffling this month. He hopes one swing will turn things around. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Succulents: Summertime http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/308825/Succulents:-Summertime Summer and succulents just naturally go together. Succulents make excellent container plants because they're easy to grow and need almost no care. You have heard “all cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti” That is... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Talent in magic shows http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/307455/Talent-in-magic-shows Our humble home was the site of two great magic shows last week. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nonprofit starts housing program for veterans http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/326538/Nonprofit-starts-housing-program-for-veterans CELINA — A non-profit veterans organization is partnering with a construction company in Celina to provide affordable housing for veterans and serving soldiers in Ohio. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Model T tour rolls through Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top/328544/Model-T-tour-rolls-through-Greenville GREENVILLE - Nineteen Ford vehicles built from about 1909 to 1923 rolled through the streets of Greenville Monday afternoon on a Model T tour from the Model T Museum in the Depot District of Richmond, Indiana. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Residents can take steps to prevent thefts http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/326222/Residents-can-take-steps-to-prevent-thefts DARKE COUNTY — Increases in thefts and vandalism during the summer months requires more initiative from the citizens in way of prevention, said Darke County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Mark Deputy Whittaker. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bradford hosts junior high girls basketball shootout http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/332771/Bradford-hosts-junior-high-girls-basketball-shootout BRADFORD — Bradford hosted a junior high girls basketball shootout on Saturday with several local teams as the Lady Railroaders attempt to build up their junior high program. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville hit by rash of car arsons, breakins http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top/330321/Greenville-hit-by-rash-of-car-arsons-breakins GREENVILLE - Greenville's law enforcement and first responders were busy Tuesday morning as they responded to a rash of calls regarding vehicle fires and break-ins, reported Lieutenant Steve Strick of the Greenville Police... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tony Stewart riding high from sprint car victory http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/332401/Tony-Stewart-riding-high-from-sprint-car-victory CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart heads into the busiest week of his year riding high from a win in his return to sprint car racing. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Light Foundation does service at Brethren Retirement Community http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/331913/Light-Foundation-does-service-at-Brethren-Retirement-Community GREENVILLE – The Light Foundation provided the manpower to construct a new pergola and do some ground maintenance on Monday at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST