Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:40:03 EST 1800 Versailles dreams big http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150630187/Versailles-dreams-big VERSAILLES — Versailles has high hopes for the upcoming boys basketball season despite several lingering questions caused by inexperience and injury. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:59:04 EST Consumers should know their rights this holiday shopping season http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150647341/Consumers-should-know-their-rights-this-holiday-shopping-season COLUMBUS, Ohio - As shoppers prepare to take advantage of deals around Thanksgiving and into the holiday shopping season, Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging Ohioans to remember their consumer rights. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:31:15 EST Edison Community College professors honored http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150652024/Edison-Community-College-professors-honored PIQUA - Edison Community College faculty members Rachael Detraz and Sarah Hein recently received the 2014 Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award from the Southwestern Ohio Council for High Education (SOCHE). Detraz and Hein were honored at a faculty... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:17:09 EST Jets attempt to mold leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150630273/Jets-attempt-to-mold-leaders PITSBURG — The Franklin Monroe boys basketball team enters the 2014-15 season as the defending Cross County Conference champion along with Tri-Village but has some big holes to fill with five players lost to graduation. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:34:04 EST Heuerman bypassed hockey, Michigan to play for OSU http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150685446/Heuerman-bypassed-hockey-Michigan-to-play-for-OSU COLUMBUS — Following his dream took Jeff Heuerman to Michigan once, but not twice. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:49:12 EST Assistance to help thousands of fish producers http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/150667034/Assistance-to-help-thousands-of-fish-producers WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Tuesday that nearly 2,500 applicants will receive disaster assistance through the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) for... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:24:05 EST Wave shoot for GWOC North title http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150629979/Wave-shoot-for-GWOC-North-title GREENVILLE – The Greenville varsity boys basketball team looks to improve on a very successful 2013-14 season while challenging for the 2014-15 Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division title. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:00:15 EST Arcanum returns experienced roster http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150630151/Arcanum-returns-experienced-roster ARCANUM — Having lost just one senior to graduation, the Arcanum boys basketball team enters the 2014-15 season with a very familiar roster. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:01:08 EST Furthering that education http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150643833/Furthering-that-education John, our first-grader, has never been particularly enthusiastic about going to school. This year, after a few hearty protests, he accepted the inevitable and settled down to learning. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:49:07 EST Leftovers to savor http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150643817/Leftovers-to-savor Betty's baked beans. Aunt Welma's butterscotch pudding. Mom's roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, stuffing and pies. Food filled the counter tops. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:46:04 EST Library hosting holiday events http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150673600/Library-hosting-holiday-events BRADFORD — The Bradford Public Library is planning various happenings during the month of December, including its annual cookie exchange, craft workshops, group meetings, history presentation and vendor event, as well as its normal... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:33:04 EST Donations make holiday illumination possible http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150666685/Donations-make-holiday-illumination-possible GREENVILLE - This holiday season, the Greenville City Park Board is attempting to light up the park and add to the festive atmosphere for members of the community to enjoy. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:32:12 EST WIA program combats youth unemployment http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150671458/WIA-program-combats-youth-unemployment DARKE COUNTY — Generation Opportunity stated in its Millennial Job Report that the United States had a (U-3) youth unemployment rate of 9 percent, and a (U-6) youth unemployment rate of 14.7 percent during the month of October. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:32:07 EST Mississinawa needs time to adjust http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150630239/Mississinawa-needs-time-to-adjust UNION CITY — Mississinawa Valley has some good athletes but will need time to put everything together as the Blackhawks adjust under a new coaching staff. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:01:06 EST OSU loses its LeBron, finds next Heisman hopeful http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150677527/OSU-loses-its-LeBron-finds-next-Heisman-hopeful COLUMBUS — At the Big Ten football media days in July, Ohio State senior tight end Jeff Heuerman called OSU quarterback Braxton Miller “Ohio State's LeBron.” Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:08:07 EST Bradford expects growing pains http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150630219/Bradford-expects-growing-pains BRADFORD — A new coach, a new season best describes the Bradford varsity boys basketball team with Steve Pickel taking over Railroaders coaching duties. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:01:07 EST November a busy time http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150586545/November-a-busy-time I have come across quite a mystery. Perhaps you can help. Does anyone know what happened to the first half of November? I am sure it was just yesterday my students were painting spiders and jack-o'lanterns to decorate our room. This week, I sent... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:13:06 EST Ansonia still finding identity http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150629890/Ansonia-still-finding-identity ANSONIA — The Ansonia boys basketball team has a good core coming back for the 2014-15 season but is still trying to find its identity as the season approaches. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:00:09 EST Two arrested as part of ‘Operation Safety Net’ http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/150670482/Two-arrested-as-part-of-Operation-Safety-Net DAYTON, Ohio - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio Carter Stewart announced today the arrests of two Dayton area residents suspected of creating and selling dozens of forged painkiller prescriptions... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:28:06 EST Patriots aim for state title http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150630109/Patriots-aim-for-state-title NEW MADISON — One season after they made the state final four, the Tri-Village Patriots are focused on getting back to Columbus and winning the championship this time. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:01:12 EST