Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:30:45 EST 1800 Museum volunteer publishes third book http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150188883/Museum-volunteer-publishes-third-book GREENVILLE — Marilyn Robbins, who has volunteered at the Garst Museum for more than 20 years, has published her third book in a series of letters and autobiographies based on Annie Oakley and the people in her life. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:52:13 EST Talking to kids about drugs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/150253112/Talking-to-kids-about-drugs DARKE COUNTY - Since the beginning of this year, there has been more fatalities due to drug overdoses than traffic accidents within the county, a trend Darke County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Mark Whittaker said is happening... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:21:09 EST Shelby discovers 82 points just aren’t enough http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150253407/Shelby-discovers-82-points-just-arent-enough Tiffin Columbian's Cliff Miller ran for 516 yards on just 25 carries in Friday's game with Shelby. Yet it was a short gain that didn't even count in the stats that was his biggest carry of the night. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:32:14 EST Frens, Kester named 1st team all-GWOC North http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150252822/Frens-Kester-named-1st-team-all-GWOC-North GREENVILLE — Greenville goalkeepers AJ Frens and Ashton Kester both were named to the Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division's first teams for boys and girls soccer. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:25:06 EST Meditations available http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150184772/Meditations-available DARKE COUNTY - Need a pick up to get through the week or some enrichment in your faith life? Check out the daily meditations now on facebook that could go a long way toward making each day a little better. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:14:07 EST 3 Lady Wave volleyball players named all-GWOC North http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150252354/3-Lady-Wave-volleyball-players-named-all-GWOC-North GREENVILLE — A trio of Greenville volleyball players earned all-division honors from the Greater Western Ohio Conference.Greenville senior Lindy Cummings was named second team all-GWOC North by the conference. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:13:04 EST Versailles slips in playoff ratings http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150251207/Versailles-slips-in-playoff-ratings COLUMBUS — With two weeks left in the regular season the Versailles football team remains in playoff position, but the Tigers slipped in the standings for the third consecutive week. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:21:07 EST GOP governors don’t see ‘Obamacare’ going away http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150249068/GOP-governors-dont-see-Obamacare-going-away WASHINGTON - While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections,... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:08:07 EST Ohio agency to get $300,000 for Ebola protection http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150249141/Ohio-agency-to-get-$300000-for-Ebola-protection COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Health won approval Monday to buy thousands of additional protective outfits to prepare for the possibility of the state's first Ebola case. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:07:06 EST No Darke County teams included in state rankings http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150249305/No-Darke-County-teams-included-in-state-rankings COLUMBUS — For the second week in a row no Darke County football teams are included in the latest Associated Press state rankings. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:30:15 EST FM wins 4th consecutive sectional http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150248648/FM-wins-4th-consecutive-sectional FRANKLIN — The Franklin Monroe boys soccer team won its fourth consecutive sectional championship on Monday to advance to the district finals of the Ohio High School Athletic Association tournament. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:01:15 EST It must be October http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150245796/It-must-be-October The leaves are changing color, the temperatures are falling, and once again my room has been invaded by leering jack-o'lanterns, creepy spiders and bats. It must be October. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:44:18 EST Outside in http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community_news/150245639/Outside-in Wet laundry no longer hung on the line. Mom hung it instead on the clothes line in the basement. The clothing took a long time to dry with the basement feeling as damp as the fall weather outside. The season changed as did life back that lane on Neff... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:44:16 EST Halloween celebration this Sunday http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150227859/Halloween-celebration-this-Sunday Rainy weather has slowed autumn's harvest of farm crops. Perhaps fields will be open and busy by the time this column appears. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:12:15 EST Boulders, mountains and moons http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150227796/Boulders-mountains-and-moons The author Kurt Vonnegut wrote that it might be a great mistake that the universe contains matter that “…can think and feel. It complains so.” Often, “it” (i.e., we) also thinks quite poorly. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:08:15 EST Candidates for state rep. face off http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150238542/Candidates-for-state-rep.-face-off DARKE COUNTY- On Monday The League of Women Voters of Darke County sponsored a non-partisan candidates forum at Tri-Village high school. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:35:07 EST Commissioners confirm Big Lots closing http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150230338/Commissioners-confirm-Big-Lots-closing GREENVILLE - On Monday the Darke County commissioners confirmed the impending closing of retail, closeout, chain-store, Big Lots located at 633 Wagner Ave. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:17:07 EST Harvest party slated http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150185827/Harvest-party-slated GREENVILLE - JC's Coffee House officials are announcing their annual harvest party from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 24.All ages are welcome. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:07:11 EST Popular Union City building under renovations http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150184104/Popular-Union-City-building-under-renovations UNION CITY, Ohio - Ted Leahey said “207,” the building on Oak Street which he and Rick Root have been remodeling for three years was a popular place this past weekend during the Union City, Indiana's first Arts... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:47:05 EST Haworth named Republican of the Year http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150230560/Haworth-named-Republican-of-the-Year DARKE COUNTY - Terry Haworth was named the 2014 Darke County Republican of the Year on Sunday evening at the Darke County Republican Pig Roast. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:08:19 EST