Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:40:50 EST 1800 Friendships that last a lifetime http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152169928/Friendships-that-last-a-lifetime This weekend I had the pleasure of visiting a family friend, Vicky Valentine and her family. Vicky's son, Dave and her grandson, Daniel, were visiting her from Phoenix, Arizona. It was the first time we had seen each other since I was in middle... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 06:56:21 EST Gloria ‘Daniel-izes’ dessert http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community-news/152179851/Gloria-Daniel-izes-dessert Nothing in life happens without some motivation and effort. We have been blessed with an ample amount of work in the furniture shop these days. My husband Daniel and brother, Javin, who are co-owners of Rustic Woodcrafts, have been putting quite a bit... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 03:01:22 EST FM exterminates Bethel http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152190989/FM-exterminates-Bethel TROY — Franklin Monroe built a 21-point lead in the first half against Bethel on Wednesday, which the Jets rode to a 62-43 win in the second round of the Ohio High School Athletic Association tournament. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:21:22 EST Hofacker found guilty of robbery http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top/152189526/Hofacker-found-guilty-of-robbery GREENVILLE — After a two-day jury trial concluded Wednesday, Randy Hofacker, 54, of Greenville, was found guilty of robbery, a felonious offense to the second degree for a crime he committed against an elderly woman. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:06:28 EST Greenville graduate guides record-setting performance http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152184740/Greenville-graduate-guides-record-setting-performance LEBANON — Jeff Nisonger, a 200 graduate of Greenville High School, guided his horse to a record on Saturday at Miami Valley Raceway. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:16:24 EST Murphy named conference’s top track athlete http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152184479/Murphy-named-conferences-top-track-athlete AKRON — Clayton Murphy, a 2013 graduate of Tri-Village High School, continues to make headlines on the track as a sophomore at the University of Akron. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:11:24 EST Phelan impacted community http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152171850/Phelan-impacted-community VERSAILLES —Jim Phelan was laid to rest in St. Valbert Cemetery, near Versailles, on Monday. His death came at 11:53 a.m. on Feb. 24 at age 73. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:06:27 EST Versailles’ Ahrens advances to semifinals of dunk contest http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152184193/Versailles-Ahrens-advances-to-semifinals-of-dunk-contest VERSAILLES — Versailles senior basketball player Kyle Ahrens has advanced to the semifinals of the www.HighSchoolSlam.com vote for fans' favorite high school dunker. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:06:22 EST Bradford loses to top-seeded Russia in sectional tournament http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152183430/Bradford-loses-to-top-seeded-Russia-in-sectional-tournament PIQUA — The bottom-seeded Bradford Railroaders boys basketball team showed improvement throughout the 2014-15 season but still was no match for the taller Division IV Piqua sectional first-seeded Russia Raiders, falling 89-26 in a Tuesday... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:46:23 EST Tri-Village defeats Jefferson http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152182863/Tri-Village-defeats-Jefferson TROY — In order to play better competition in the postseason, Tri-Village has to get through the higher seed teams in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division IV Troy sectional tournament. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:26:26 EST The advocate http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152156851/The-advocate My friend has MS. She has been bedridden for most of her adult life. At seventy-five she can only lift her head a little and move a couple of fingers. She is my hero. A woman with a positive attitude and sense of humor. She never talks of her illness... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 03:46:21 EST Luke Bryan in Concert http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/152145151/Luke-Bryan-in-Concert Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a sold-out Luke Bryan concert with Cindy McCallister at the Germain Arena near Naples, Florida. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 02:11:21 EST Versailles dominates Trail but sees room for improvement http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152168153/Versailles-dominates-Trail-but-sees-room-for-improvement NEW CARLISLE — Versailles led throughout Tuesday night's sectional tournament opener against National Trail en route to an 82-46 win, but coach Scott McEldowney still saw room for improvement. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:56:21 EST Trojans take down the Rockets http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/152167686/Trojans-take-down-the-Rockets NEW CARLISLE — In a bizarre ending, Arcanum's Colton Troutwine sank a game-winning free throw with 0:00 on the clock to defeat Anna 46-45 in a sectional tournament game on Tuesday at Tecumseh High School. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 00:21:21 EST Amusement park motivates girl http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/152114448/Amusement-park-motivates-girl GREENVILLE — Eight-year-old Asia Pearl Thompson is said to be probably one of King's Island's biggest fans. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 19:56:21 EST Record preservation to continue http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152143988/Record-preservation-to-continue DARKE COUNTY — Darke County Recorder Linda Stachler is in the second phase of on-site scanning and Digital Magic enhancement of the historical and brittle deed records in her office. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:11:21 EST Kutter: March of Dimes Ambassador http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-home_top/152144001/Kutter:-March-of-Dimes-Ambassador GREENVILLE — This year's Ambassador Family for the March of Dimes Walk on May 2 are Meaghan and Greg Kutter, and their daughter, Mikayla, is the ambassador. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:06:22 EST Mehaffie named chairman of Edison’s Board of Trustees http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/152155736/Mehaffie-named-chairman-of-Edisons-Board-of-Trustees PIQUA, Ohio - Darryl Mehaffie has been elected to serve as chairman of Edison Community College's Board of Trustees. Mehaffie's appointment took place at the January 28 board meeting and will continue for the next two years. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:36:24 EST Greenville to host volleyball clinics http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152155783/Greenville-to-host-volleyball-clinics GREENVILLE — Greenville volleyball is going to host a special clinic for younger players, not limited to Greenville Schools. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:21:23 EST Greenville Athletic Boosters hosting $10,000 reverse raffle http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/152155872/Greenville-Athletic-Boosters-hosting-$10000-reverse-raffle GREENVILLE — The Greenville Athletic Boosters will host the inaugural March Madness Raffle from 5 to 10 p.m. March 28 at Paws Bingo Hall, 848 Martin Street in Greenville. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:21:22 EST