Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:18:13 EST 1800 Milligan advances to regional bee http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/150898312/Milligan-advances-to-regional-bee GREENVILLE - DeColores Montessori Junior High student Natalie Milligan correctly spelled biopsy to win the Greenville City School District Spelling Bee in the 11th round yesterday at Memorial Hall. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:13:02 EST Teen tanning restrictions head to governor http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150926615/Teen-tanning-restrictions-head-to-governor COLUMBUS, Ohio - Minors would need to get their parents' permission to use tanning beds under a bill that's headed to Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:11:02 EST Lethal injection drug bill clears Ohio Legislature http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150926281/Lethal-injection-drug-bill-clears-Ohio-Legislature COLUMBUS, Ohio - The names of companies that provide Ohio with lethal injection drugs would be shielded under a proposal sent Wednesday to the governor. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:08:06 EST New York to ban fracking; environmentalists cheer http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150926530/New-York-to-ban-fracking;-environmentalists-cheer ALBANY, N.Y. — Handing environmentalists a breakthrough victory, New York plans to prohibit fracking for natural gas because of what regulators say are its unexplored health risks and dubious economic benefits. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:05:05 EST Versailles girls defeat Van Wert, Coldwater http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150925415/Versailles-girls-defeat-Van-Wert-Coldwater VAN WERT — The Versailles High School girls swim team defeated Van Wert and Coldwater in a double dual swim meet on Tuesday at the Van Wert YMCA. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:04:09 EST Shorthanded Versailles boys swim team defeats Coldwater http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150925328/Shorthanded-Versailles-boys-swim-team-defeats-Coldwater VAN WERT — The Versailles High School boys swim team competed against Van Wert and Coldwater in a double dual swim meet on Tuesday at the Van Wert YMCA. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:01:06 EST Light show on display on Arcanum house http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community_news-home_top-news/150921784/Light-show-on-display-on-Arcanum-house ARCANUM — Light displays in spirit of the Christmas season can be found inside and outside of each village and city in Darke County, in a variety of sizes and themes, while some may be a form of self expression according to the light... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:38:07 EST Versailles defeats Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150922830/Versailles-defeats-Greenville VERSAILLES — The Versailles wrestling team defeated Greenville 63-3 in a dual meet between the two Darke County teams on Tuesday in Versailles. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:30:05 EST Tri-Village 8th graders defeat Bradford 36-14 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150921742/Tri-Village-8th-graders-defeat-Bradford-36-14 BRADFORD — Tri-Village beat the Bradford eighth grade girls basketball team 36-14 on Tuesday. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:29:04 EST Ansonia-Newton game rescheduled to Jan. 6 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150921611/Ansonia-Newton-game-rescheduled-to-Jan.-6 ANSONIA — The Ansonia girls basketball game against Newton scheduled for Thursday has been postponed until 5:30 p.m. Jan. 6. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:25:11 EST Versailles girls win Trotwood Greenon Fall Invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150921526/Versailles-girls-win-Trotwood-Greenon-Fall-Invitational TROTWOOD — The Versailles High School girls swim placed first out of 18 teams that scored points in the Trotwood Greenon Fall Invitational swim meet on Saturday at Trotwood-Madison High School. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:21:02 EST Versailles boys place 2nd at Trotwood Greenon Fall Invitational http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150921448/Versailles-boys-place-2nd-at-Trotwood-Greenon-Fall-Invitational TROTWOOD — The Versailles High School boys swim team placed second out of 18 teams that scored points in the Trotwood Greenon Fall Invitational swim meet on Saturday at Trotwood-Madison High School. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:17:07 EST The Christmas season http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150863214/The-Christmas-season No matter how big a house is, it is never quite big enough for a large family during the Christmas season. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:44:08 EST To quote Tiny Tim http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150906134/To-quote-Tiny-Tim The woman asked if we had any bells. She was taking her grandchildren on The Polar Express that runs along Mt. Hood and wanted to give them each a bell. Well, Hallmark did a good thing in making a Polar Express bell. She took four. I made sure that... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:28:11 EST Swine farmer predicts lower prices http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_agricultural/150905463/Swine-farmer-predicts-lower-prices ROSSBURG — Products made from swine include human heart valves and diabetes medication in addition to pork meat, according to Family Farm Owner Tom Harrod, of Rossburg, who raises swine, corn and soybeans. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:49:05 EST Bush looms over 2016 GOP field http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/150909609/Bush-looms-over-2016-GOP-field TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jeb Bush answered the biggest question looming over the Republican Party's next campaign for the White House on Tuesday, all but declaring his candidacy for president more than a year before the first primaries. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:44:04 EST Wayne Hospital Auxiliary raises funds for hospital needs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-news/150908402/Wayne-Hospital-Auxiliary-raises-funds-for-hospital-needs GREENVILLE — The Wayne Hospital Auxiliary consists of a volunteer service board and executive board, and has been in existence since 1938. It aims to serve, and hosts multiple fundraisers throughout the year, according to Susanne Barga, director... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:30:08 EST Arcanum elementary showcases media class http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/150905330/Arcanum-elementary-showcases-media-class ARCANUM — Third and fourth grade Arcanum Elementary School students presented what they learned in their media class during the school district's most recently held school board meeting, which took place Thursday. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:22:07 EST Ohio Democrats coalesce around Pepper for chairman http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-politics/150905777/Ohio-Democrats-coalesce-around-Pepper-for-chairman COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Democrats are coalescing around David Pepper as their new chairman ahead of Tuesday's vote as the party looks to rebuild after a year of political missteps and devastating losses. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:59:07 EST Lady Jets get 1st win http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150908016/Lady-Jets-get-1st-win PITSBURG — A determined young Franklin Monroe Lady Jets team used all 32 minutes to pullout a late-game win over the visiting Stivers Lady Tigers Monday for their first win of the season. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:39:11 EST