Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:01:11 EST 1800 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 Ohio Attorney General sues over health care law tax http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/151511261/Ohio-Attorney-General-sues-over-health-care-law-tax COLUMBUS, Ohio — Applying a tax aimed at helping keep premiums affordable under the federal health care law to state and local governments is unconstitutional, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine claimed in a lawsuit filed Monday. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:31:22 EST No level called during Sunday snow http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151507272/No-level-called-during-Sunday-snow DARKE COUNTY — Darke County saw rain turn into three inches of snow on Sunday. However, despite the weather conditions, Sheriff Toby Spencer did not declare the county to be under a snow emergency level. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:26:21 EST Ohio House speaker says Medicaid stability part of GOP focus http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/151510150/Ohio-House-speaker-says-Medicaid-stability-part-of-GOP-focus COLUMBUS, Ohio - Republicans in the Ohio House are looking at ways to stabilize Medicaid and ensure recipients can lift themselves out of the taxpayer-funded program, as they grapple with how to move forward with an expansion of the health... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:46:20 EST Arcanum swimmers set personal bests http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151504838/Arcanum-swimmers-set-personal-bests ARCANUM — Arcanum High School swimmers set personal best in recent meets including the Southwest Ohio High School Swimming & Diving Classic and a meet at Bellbrook. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:01:21 EST Foundation raises funds with Super Bowl raffle http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151503261/Foundation-raises-funds-with-Super-Bowl-raffle DARKE COUNTY — The Light Foundation is sending two fans to Super Bowl XLIX through a raffle that Matt Light hopes will raise more than $130,000 for his foundation. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:31:22 EST FM reschedules basketball games http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151503747/FM-reschedules-basketball-games PITSBURG — Franklin Monroe has rescheduled basketball games that were canceled Monday because of winter weather. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:26:24 EST Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message still resonates today http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/151400898/Dr.-Martin-Luther-King-Jr.s-message-still-resonates-today Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend the 30th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Breakfast in Columbus. There, Dr. Julius Scruggs reflected on a phrase that is carved on the monument in Washington to the great civil rights... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:21:24 EST Tri-Village powerlifters compete at Kenton Ridge http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151497733/Tri-Village-powerlifters-compete-at-Kenton-Ridge SPRINGFIELD — The Tri-Village boys placed fifth and the Tri-Village girls placed sixth at a powerlifting meet at Kenton Ridge on Saturday that included approximately 240 lifters. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:51:23 EST Higher Education and the Public Good http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/151440942/Higher-Education-and-the-Public-Good The debate over who benefits from higher education and whose responsibility it is to pay is certainly not a new debate, but one can agree that there are significant implications for all of higher education. For several years the spotlight on public... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:41:23 EST Bradford 8th graders lose to Miami East, St. Henry http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151496033/Bradford-8th-graders-lose-to-Miami-East-St.-Henry BRADFORD — The Bradford eighth grade girls basketball team lost a pair of games.Bradford lost 47-5 to Miami East. Bianca Keener and Mercedes Smith led Bradford with two points each while Karmen Knepp scored one. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:41:21 EST