Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:23:48 EST 1800 Fitzgerald, 104, named oldest fairgoer http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50334596/Fitzgerald-104-named-oldest-fairgoer DARKE COUNTY - The 158 Great Darke County Fair is currently underway, and fairgoers may not realize that the grounds have not always closed at midnight. Elaine Fitzgerald of Greenville said she remembers when the fairgrounds closed at 6 p.m. so... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:00:10 EST 1st half of fair’s harness racing program complete http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50338124/1st-half-of-fairs-harness-racing-program-complete GREENVILLE — Three sessions of harness racing are complete at the 2014 Great Darke County Fair, but four more sessions remain with some big purses to be claimed. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:36:09 EST Versailles boys win Skyhawk Invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50339896/Versailles-boys-win-Skyhawk-Invitational FAIRBORN — Griffen Riegle guided the Versailles boys golf team to the team championship at Fairborn's Skyhawk Invitational at Twin Base Golf Course. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:54:06 EST (No heading) http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50339718/ ARCANUM — The Arcanum boys golf team lost a Cross County Conference match 176-180 to Covington on Monday at Beechwood Golf Course. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:49:06 EST Greenville girls golf beats West Carrollton http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50339530/Greenville-girls-golf-beats-West-Carrollton WEST CARROLLTON — The Greenville girls golf team beat West Carrollton 245-268 on Monday to improve to 2-1 on the season. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:42:15 EST Parents should ensure adequate coverage http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/50336880/Parents-should-ensure-adequate-coverage COLUMBUS, Ohio — Classes are starting soon and Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor wants Ohio parents to make sure their children headed to college have adequate insurance protection. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:40:05 EST Lady Wave tennis beats Milton-Union http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50337681/Lady-Wave-tennis-beats-Milton-Union WEST MILTON — The Greenville girls tennis team improved to 4-1 on the season with a 3-2 win against Milton-Union on Monday. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:36:13 EST Tri-Village anticipates successful year http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50335752/Tri-Village-anticipates-successful-year NEW MADISON - Students at Tri-Village can expect “another rewarding and productive school year” at Tri-Village as they head back to school on Tuesday, Aug. 26, said Superintendent Josh Sagester. An open house will be held Monday beginning... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:15:08 EST (No heading) http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50336812/ Grandma and Grandpa Gauvey usually take the grandchildren to see the animals at the Great Darke County Fair early in the week so that when their Dad and I take the kids we can concentrate on rides, games and refreshments. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:03:08 EST Reel to reel http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50336723/Reel-to-reel “The only surviving movie house in Greenville. A renovated former live theatre built in the 1920's and owned by Tony Macci. It had converted to movies by 1941, when the seating capacity was 460. It was split into two smaller theatres, each... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:00:05 EST Area marching bands perform at Grandstand http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50333400/Area-marching-bands-perform-at-Grandstand GREENVILLE - Ten high school marching bands performed at the Great Darke County Fair Tuesday evening in the 31st Annual Band Spectacular. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:56:12 EST Turner, McCreery play to sold-out crowd http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50320406/Turner-McCreery-play-to-sold-out-crowd GREENVILLE - Scotty McCreery and Josh Turner played to a sold out crowd Sunday evening during the Great Darke County Fair, and for the first time, possibly ever, fans were asked to return to their seats during intermission, and remain there throughout... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:59:08 EST LaRoche homer lifts Nats over DBacks 5-4 in 11 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50329093/LaRoche-homer-lifts-Nats-over-DBacks-5-4-in-11 WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:23:05 EST Versailles girls shoot season-best round http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50326617/Versailles-girls-shoot-season-best-round FAIRBORN — The Versailles girls golf team shot its best round of the season on Monday at Fairborn's Skyhawk Invitational at Twin Base Golf Course. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:24:06 EST Cheerleaders compete at fair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50326269/Cheerleaders-compete-at-fair GREENVILLE – The 24th annual Great Darke County Fair cheerleading competition brought some of the area's finest cheerleading individuals and teams together to the delight of a large crowd in front of the grandstand on the opening day of... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:05:09 EST Goat royalty crowned http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50320430/Goat-royalty-crowned DARKE COUNTY - The Goat King, Queen, Prince and Princess were crowned Saturday evening at the Great Darke County Fair after a brief interview with the judging panel, consisting of Jenna Cline, 2014 Darke County Fair Queen; Miranda Linscott, 2014 Union... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:45:12 EST Drugs seized at fair gate http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50321909/Drugs-seized-at-fair-gate GREENVILLE -Darke County Sheriff deputies with the assistance of their K-9 arrested two people in connection with dealing Heroin with the intention of bringing the drug to the fairgrounds. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:38:10 EST The cartoon me http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/50319712/The-cartoon-me When I was a boy I watched my share of cartoons and child-oriented television programming. I loved Underdog and Captain Kangaroo and Popeye (“I'm strong to the finish 'cause I eats me spinach”). I remember begging my mother to... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:56:06 EST Bradshaw and Cloyd crowned Canine Royalty http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50312831/Bradshaw-and-Cloyd-crowned-Canine-Royalty GREENVILLE - Three girls and one boy competed for the title of Canine King and Queen Friday night at the Great Darke County Fair. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 18:06:05 EST Recovery services delivers under new name http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50292468/Recovery-services-delivers-under-new-name GREENVILLE - Recovery & Wellness Centers of Midwest Ohio isn't a new business, just a new name for the organization that oversees Darke County Recovery Services, Darke County Mental Health Services, a substance abuse center in Eaton, Ohio, and a... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:27:07 EST