Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:12:48 EST 1800 Drug prison, college cost cuts on Ohio Senate GOP’s agenda http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/151552896/Drug-prison-college-cost-cuts-on-Ohio-Senate-GOPs-agenda COLUMBUS, Ohio - Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students' costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:01:21 EST Patriots, Tigers move up in polls http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151551615/Patriots-Tigers-move-up-in-polls COLUMBUS — Both the Tri-Village and Versailles girls basketball teams moved up in the latest Associated Press state rankings. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:21:22 EST Fairborn hits buzzer-beater to defeat Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151550761/Fairborn-hits-buzzer-beater-to-defeat-Greenville FAIRBORN – It took a poor Green Wave first quarter and a 28-foot Skyhawks desperation shot with 0:00 on the board to defeat the visiting Wave 59-58 on Tuesday. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:51:22 EST Franklin Monroe alters junior high schedule http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151550506/Franklin-Monroe-alters-junior-high-schedule PITSBURG — Franklin Monroe has announced a schedule change for Saturday's junior high boys basketball games against National Trail. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:36:28 EST Tony Stewart acquires national sprint car series tour http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151550356/Tony-Stewart-acquires-national-sprint-car-series-tour CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart won't be back in a sprint car, by his own estimation, for “a very, very long time.” Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:31:25 EST Tax season is here http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151515567/Tax-season-is-here DARKE COUNTY - Beverly Delk, Partner and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) at Fry and Company in Greenville, recently addressed several items which may be of help to citizens as they approach this tax season. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:11:22 EST I saw it in the funnies http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/151516523/I-saw-it-in-the-funnies Sunday newspaper arrives. The battle ensues. “Where are the funnies?!” I usually screamed. “Mom, June won't share the funnies!”Yes, the funny papers had arrived. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:21:21 EST Books fit the child’s name http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/151488534/Books-fit-the-childs-name It was bedtime.I had just finished the hundred and sumth reading of “Too Many Names,” a little book John got for Christmas. I knew it was John's book because it's all about a boy named John. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:16:21 EST FM boys defeat rival Arcanum http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151540079/FM-boys-defeat-rival-Arcanum ARCANUM — In a rematch Tuesday night, Franklin Monroe avenged a loss to Arcanum in the consolation game of the Jet Holiday Tournament with a 58-44 Cross County Conference win. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:21:21 EST New Madison signs new trash contract http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151513009/New-Madison-signs-new-trash-contract NEW MADISON — The Village of New Madison held a regular council meeting on Monday night, in which council members voted to sign a new contract with Rumpke, and include recycling bins to its citizens. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:36:21 EST Frey honored at Versailles chamber banquet http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151524312/Frey-honored-at-Versailles-chamber-banquet VERSAILLES - Monday evening the Versailles Area Chamber of Commerce honored Bob Frey as Citizen of the Year during their annual banquet.Presenting the award on behalf of the chamber was board member Rodd Hale. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:46:23 EST Versailles moves up in rankings http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151529105/Versailles-moves-up-in-rankings COLUMBUS — The Versailles boys moved up one spot while the Tri-Village boys stayed at No. 1 in the latest Associated Press boys basketball poll. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:36:25 EST Greenville boys take 2nd at Pirate Challenge http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151529485/Greenville-boys-take-2nd-at-Pirate-Challenge MIAMISBURG — The Greenville bowling teams traveled to Poelking South Lanes in Miamisburg Saturday for the Pirate Challenge hosted by West Carrolton High School. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:16:21 EST Greenville Junior High finishes 8th in invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151529290/Greenville-Junior-High-finishes-8th-in-invitational MIAMISBURG — The Greenville Junior High wrestling team competed in the Miamisburg Invitational Saturday. The team went 1-4 in duals, finishing eighth. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:11:22 EST Bradford boys place 3rd, girls 4th in powerlifting meet http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151528856/Bradford-boys-place-3rd-girls-4th-in-powerlifting-meet SPRINGFIELD — The Bradford boys placed third while the Bradford girls placed fourth in a powerlifting meet at Kenton Ridge on Saturday. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:01:21 EST Greenville schedules spring sports meeting http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151528284/Greenville-schedules-spring-sports-meeting GREENVILLE — Greenville High School and Junior High will host its spring sports preseason parent athlete meeting at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Greenville High School gym. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:41:21 EST Rep. Buchy earns Cattlemen’s Industry Service award http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_agricultural/151523999/Rep.-Buchy-earns-Cattlemens-Industry-Service-award MARYSVILLE, Ohio – The Ohio Cattlemen's Association (OCA) awarded Rep. Jim Buchy of the Ohio House District 84, the Industry Service Award at the OCA awards banquet held Saturday, at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference center in Lewis... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:56:21 EST A 10-year-old glimpses death http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/151499447/A-10-year-old-glimpses-death The youngest amigo, Luke, turned 10 years old this past October. He doesn't remember his maternal grandfather very well, which makes sense because he was only 3 when “paw-paw” passed away from complications related to stage-4... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 01:01:21 EST Snowplows work around the clock to clear roads http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151513091/Snowplows-work-around-the-clock-to-clear-roads DARKE COUNTY — Darke County's snow removal efforts include 20 snowplow routes, each 26 miles long, and 26 County Garage employees who are on call 24/7, 365 days per year. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:51:21 EST Light calls controversy ridiculous http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151503515/Light-calls-controversy-ridiculous DARKE COUNTY — The ridiculous controversy surrounding the New England Patriots leading up to Super Bowl XLIX would make a victory even sweeter, former Patriot left tackle Matt Light said. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:36:22 EST