Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 02:07:40 EST 1800 Versailles dominates Miami East http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150372510/Versailles-dominates-Miami-East KETTERING — It was domination from the beginning of the match until the end as the Versailles volleyball team swept Miami East 25-13, 25-9, 25-12 in a regional semifinal tournament match on Thursday at Fairmont's Trent Arena in... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:56:04 EST Fundraising for dog barn underway http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150369024/Fundraising-for-dog-barn-underway GREENVILLE — Bob Evans in Greenville is hosting a fundraising event over the weekend, in which 15 percent of its sales will go toward improvements to be made to the dog barn at the fairgrounds. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:24:04 EST Darke County claimed to be haunted http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150369092/Darke-County-claimed-to-be-haunted DARKE COUNTY — Some areas within the county have darker pasts than others, causing some individuals to believe that these areas are haunted. Local Author Rita Arnold wrote a booked called “Ghosts of Darke County,” where these haunted... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:22:08 EST Grand Jury returns indictments http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/150358374/Grand-Jury-returns-indictments DARKE COUNTY - Darke County Prosecutor R. Kelly Ormsby III has released the following report on Grand Jury activity recently conducted by his office: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:07:03 EST 8 Tigers to run at state http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150350554/8-Tigers-to-run-at-state VERSAILLES — A mix of state meet veterans and rookies will run for Versailles on Saturday as the Tigers have eight runners set to compete in the Ohio High School Athletic Association cross country championships. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:51:12 EST Harvest Sounds to benefit Darke County Humane Society http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150365139/Harvest-Sounds-to-benefit-Darke-County-Humane-Society NEW MADISON - Members of First Universalist Church of New Madison are proud to announce Darke County Humane Society has been chosen to receive all proceeds from the 14th annual Harvest Sounds benefit concert. The concert will be presented at 3 p.m.,... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:27:06 EST Meyer, Barrett say OSU QB will play Saturday http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150363858/Meyer-Barrett-say-OSU-QB-will-play-Saturday COLUMBUS — Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett isn't scheduled to go all out in practice until today but he and coach Urban Meyer both say he will be ready to play on Saturday against Illinois. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:28:04 EST Wave, Jackets to play for Jug http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150350148/Wave-Jackets-to-play-for-Jug GREENVILLE — The Greenville football team will try to retain possession of the Little Brown Jug on Friday night as the Green Wave travel to Sidney to take on the Yellow Jackets. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:39:08 EST Challenges don’t stop artist’s unique work http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150327853/Challenges-dont-stop-artists-unique-work GREENVILLE - Despite physical challenges, artist Gary Hovey has been sculpting unique works of art for the past 10 years. Creating sculptures out of stainless steel forks, knives and spoons, his pieces will be on display at Bear's Mill... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:15:12 EST Those were the days, my friends http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150358174/Those-were-the-days-my-friends John Flynn writes songs “in the key of us,” rather than those self-indulgent tunes written “in the key of me” by many contemporary folk artists. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:47:13 EST Recent state champs to square off http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150351717/Recent-state-champs-to-square-off VERSAILLES — The winners of the last three Division III volleyball state championships will match up Thursday as Versailles takes on Miami East in the Ohio High School Athletic Association regional tournament. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:09:09 EST Children to receive winter wear http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150348264/Children-to-receive-winter-wear DARKE COUNTY - Employees of the Darke County Sheriff's Office went shopping at Wal-Mart Wednesday morning for this year's “Warm Winter Wear for Darke County Children.” Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:17:09 EST Task force seizes nearly a quarter of a million in Crystal Methamphetamine http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150353048/Task-force-seizes-nearly-a-quarter-of-a-million-in-Crystal-Methamphetamine DAYTON — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer, Butler Township Police Chief John Cresie, and Miami Township Police Chief Ronald Hess announced Wednesday the arrest of a Chicago resident following the seizure... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:01:09 EST Wayne HealthCare goes pink http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-home_top/150347801/Wayne-HealthCare-goes-pink GREENVILLE - On Wednesday Wayne HealthCare employees and volunteers went pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:21:07 EST Commissisoners defend their part in Big Lots closing http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150344030/Commissisoners-defend-their-part-in-Big-Lots-closing DARKE COUNTY - On Monday Darke County Commissioners responded to concerned citizen Fred Dean's questions regarding the Big Lots store closing. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:06:06 EST First case of chronic wasting disease confirmed http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/150312070/First-case-of-chronic-wasting-disease-confirmed REYNOLDSBURG – The Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources today confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state in a captive deer operation in Holmes County. The state... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:00:06 EST Battling Breast Cancer and Raising Awareness http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150315746/Battling-Breast-Cancer-and-Raising-Awareness I hope this October, you've been able to join with others across the nation to honor, remember and reflect on the brave individuals who have battled, and are currently battling, breast cancer. First established in 1985, the annual Breast Cancer... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:12:04 EST Meyer: College playoff not so different from BCS http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150348892/Meyer:-College-playoff-not-so-different-from-BCS COLUMBUS — There has probably been no greater topic of conversation in college football this year than the College Football Playoff, the new method of determining a national champion. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:09:15 EST Talk-show host Montel Williams backs Chardon team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150348740/Talk-show-host-Montel-Williams-backs-Chardon-team Montel Williams, of all people, is now an honorary member of the Chardon cheering section. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:55:06 EST Time running out for voters to learn more about Judicial candidates http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/150312111/Time-running-out-for-voters-to-learn-more-about-Judicial-candidates Election Day is less than two weeks away. Before voting, I encourage you to do two things: educate yourself about judicial candidates and vote all the way to the end of your ballot. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:36:09 EST