Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:55:54 EST 1800 Concerned citizens attend street project meeting http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50795273/Concerned-citizens-attend-street-project-meeting GREENVILLE - The City of Greenville recently held a public information meeting to review the street reconstruction project on Gardenwood Drive and Rhoades Avenue. The purpose of the meeting was to review the scope of the project followed by a time of... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:09:06 EST (No heading) http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/50798681/ NEW MADISON - The Tri-Village School Fair gets underway Friday and concludes on Saturday night. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:43:07 EST Greenville schools continue district progress http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/50709302/Greenville-schools-continue-district-progress GREENVILLE - Greenville City Schools were given an A (overall) rating for the fourth year in a row on district Progress as indicated by the 2013-2014 Report Card released by the Ohio Department of Education. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:25:12 EST Mother, child, dogs safe from fire http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50805699/Mother-child-dogs-safe-from-fire ANSONIA - A woman and child escaped a fire in a home on Riffle Street in Ansonia at 9:09 a.m. Monday. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:24:10 EST Rural King Supply coming to Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_agricultural/50804402/Rural-King-Supply-coming-to-Greenville GREENVILLE - Rural King Supply, America's Farm and Home Store, will soon take up residence in the building formerly owned by discount department store, Kmart. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:22:09 EST No wholesale changes for OSU defense http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50805269/No-wholesale-changes-for-OSU-defense COLUMBUS — Urban Meyer can make a team meeting uncomfortable if he chooses to. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:01:14 EST GOP cautions that Senate control would have limits http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50804922/GOP-cautions-that-Senate-control-would-have-limits WASHINGTON - How much difference will it make if Republicans win the Senate majority on Nov. 4, joining the GOP-run House against a Democratic White House? Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:52:15 EST Obama: US ‘underestimated’ Islamic State threat http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50804828/Obama:-US-underestimated-Islamic-State-threat WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight such... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:51:08 EST Versailles receives more 1st place votes http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50803972/Versailles-receives-more-1st-place-votes COLUMBUS — Versailles gained four more first-place votes as the Lady Tigers remained atop the Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association state rankings this week. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:35:06 EST Republican headquarters opens http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50799112/Republican-headquarters-opens DARKE COUNTY-The Darke County Republican party opened its headquarters' doors at 1117 E. Main St. in Greenville this past Saturday. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:13:03 EST Stewart never considered retiring after Ward death http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50802655/Stewart-never-considered-retiring-after-Ward-death KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart said Monday he never considered retiring from racing following the death of Kevin Ward Jr. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:00:05 EST FM remains No. 1 in Miami Valley http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50803496/FM-remains-No.-1-in-Miami-Valley PITSBURG — The competition for second place is heating up, but Franklin Monroe's boys continued their reign atop the Miami Valley rankings in the latest Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association poll. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:58:11 EST Versailles girls remain No. 14 in state rankings http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50802286/Versailles-girls-remain-No.-14-in-state-rankings COLUMBUS — The Versailles girls cross country team remained at No. 14 in the latest Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches statewide rankings. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:21:08 EST FM beats Greenville 5-0 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50799911/FM-beats-Greenville-5-0 PITSBURG – The Greenville boys soccer team lost 5-0 to the area's top ranked boys soccer team on the Franklin Monroe Jets' home field in a 5 p.m. Saturday afternoon match up. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:55:07 EST Lady Jets shut out the Lady Wave http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/50799249/Lady-Jets-shut-out-the-Lady-Wave PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe Lady Jets played host to the Greenville Lady Wave in a Saturday afternoon match up with the home team scoring a 5-0 win. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:23:10 EST Fire Prevention Day is Saturday http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50778214/Fire-Prevention-Day-is-Saturday Don't forget this Saturday is Fire Prevention Day at the Arcanum Fire Department. The fourth annual open house is set to begin with a parade at 11:30 a.m. starting at the school and ending at the fire house. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:38:11 EST Reading Dynasty comes to school http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/50793704/Reading-Dynasty-comes-to-school ANSONIA - For the summer, Ansonia Elementary Principal Krista Stump issued students to a reading challenge. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:46:07 EST Life on the prairie http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50795043/Life-on-the-prairie GREENVILLE — The Darke County Parks hosted Prairie Days over the weekend, where attendees had the opportunity to engage in several demonstrations and crafts. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:44:06 EST County schools receive top grades http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50794202/County-schools-receive-top-grades DARKE COUNTY -The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) recently released its district report cards for the 2013-2014 school year. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:06:04 EST Bradford schools take on Rachel’s Challenge http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/50772239/Bradford-schools-take-on-Rachels-Challenge BRADFORD - On Oct. 6 Bradford Exempted Village Schools will participate in Rachel's Challenge, a nationally recognized program that exists to inspire, equip and empower individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying and negativity with a... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:37:07 EST