Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:05:19 EST 1800 Stay safe during Trick-or-Treat http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150278430/Stay-safe-during-Trick-or-Treat GREENVILLE - Before heading out with your trick-or-treaters this weekend, there are a few things to consider to guarantee a safe, enjoyable time for all. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:02:05 EST Darke County’s fall sports statistical leaders http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150281011/Darke-Countys-fall-sports-statistical-leaders FootballPassing yardsJared Niekamp, Versailles: 664Nick Peters, Ansonia: 567Daniel O'Donnell, Arcanum: 550Clay Guillozet, Greenville: 463 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:01:08 EST FM loses 3-2 to state’s 3rd ranked team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150288781/FM-loses-3-2-to-states-3rd-ranked-team MONROE — Franklin Monroe gave Seven Hills all it could handle in Thursday's district championship boys soccer game, but in the end the Jets came up just short, losing 3-2 to the Stingers. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:57:09 EST Partnering for Progress celebrates 5 years http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150275023/Partnering-for-Progress-celebrates-5-years DARKE COUNTY - October gives cause for celebration of economic growth in the community as Darke County Economic Development's Partnering for Progress (P4P) initiative hits the five-year mark. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:32:14 EST Commissioners fail to pay court’s rent citing ethical reasons http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150279522/Commissioners-fail-to-pay-courts-rent-citing-ethical-reasons DARKE COUNTY - On Wednesday the Darke County Commissioners appeared before Judge Jonathan P. Hein in the Court of Common Pleas for essentially failing to pay rent for a property used by the Adult Probation Department. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:54:12 EST No assessments for Gardenwood project http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150255105/No-assessments-for-Gardenwood-project GREENVILLE -The Gardenwood/Rhoades Reconstruction Project continues to be a hot topic among community members opposed to the scope of the plan and the potential of assessments as a way to fund the venture. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:54:10 EST Health center coming to Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-home_top/150284436/Health-center-coming-to-Greenville GREENVILLE — Construction of the Good Samaritan Health Center - Greenville is expected to be completed by summer 2015, and will be located across from Wayne HealthCare. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:12:07 EST Solving our spending problem is the key to saving Medicare http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/150252404/Solving-our-spending-problem-is-the-key-to-saving-Medicare This time of year, many seniors in our area have questions about Medicare, as Medicare Open Enrollment is from now until December 7. That's why my office stands ready to assist any constituents who may have questions about the Medicare Open... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:52:07 EST County loan helps spur Jafe Decorating expansion http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150249198/County-loan-helps-spur-Jafe-Decorating-expansion GREENVILLE - For the second time since JAFE Decorating came under new ownership in 2010, the specialty glass painting and coating company will be expanding and adding jobs. With the help of a $180,000 loan from Darke County's low-interest... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:02:09 EST Review of the Law Enforcement Study Committee http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/150264644/Review-of-the-Law-Enforcement-Study-Committee As I travel west central Ohio, I continue to hear concerns about the growing drug problem in our region—and how it is affecting the entire state. I have always been in favor of fighting drugs because they tear our families apart and cripple the... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:37:06 EST Bowling and silent auction night scheduled http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150278901/Bowling-and-silent-auction-night-scheduled GREENVILLE — The Greenville Athletic Boosters will hold a bowling and silent auction fundraiser night from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Treaty Lanes in Greenville. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:32:04 EST Sidney shuts out Wave 8th graders in season finale http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/150278631/Sidney-shuts-out-Wave-8th-graders-in-season-finale GREENVILLE – The Greenville eighth grade football team fell to a twice-beaten Sidney Yellow Jackets team 34-0 on Wednesday, bringing the 2014 junior high football season to a close. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:25:13 EST Fun, fun, fun http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150276362/Fun-fun-fun One of my favorite childhood memories is of the safe, spooky fun I enjoyed while listening to ghostly tales spun at Halloween parties. They gave me chills, filled me with wonder, and often left me seeking answers to the unexplained mysteries... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:38:10 EST Limitations of socializing http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/150276400/Limitations-of-socializing A couple of weeks ago I was floating down the Mississippi on a riverboat with my in-laws. I wanted to visit with everyone on the boat. The place I found that I could see nearly everyone, sooner or later, was in the bar area. Which got me thinking of... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:38:08 EST Wayne HealthCare prepares for Ebola http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150276556/Wayne-HealthCare-prepares-for-Ebola Like many other hospitals across the United States, Wayne HealthCare is planning and preparing for Ebola. The hospital administration and medical staff have made contact with the appropriate medical facilities and organizations in the region. We know... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:38:06 EST Hospital nurses reject second contract offer http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150276685/Hospital-nurses-reject-second-contract-offer GREENVILLE - The Wayne Professional Nurses Association (WPNA) members again rejected a contract offer from Wayne HealthCare in a ratification vote held Wednesday. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:33:10 EST Versailles FFA and alumni host safety event http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/150270606/Versailles-FFA-and-alumni-host-safety-event VERSAILLES — The Versailles FFA and FFA Alumni hosted its first Grain Bin and Hearing Safety Awareness Program on Tuesday night, and included a CART demonstration and presentation by Versailles FFA members. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:07:10 EST Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150269840/Obama-expresses-optimism-about-Ebola-in-US WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday expressed optimism about the Ebola situation in the U.S. as he met with his Ebola response team, including his first meeting with his new point man on the deadly disease. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:01:09 EST Adding Marshall multiplies OSU’s options http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150269669/Adding-Marshall-multiplies-OSUs-options COLUMBUS – Jalin Marshall was a quarterback at Middletown High School, but he did the math and decided his future in college football was as a receiver. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:27:09 EST County volleyball players earn all-conference honors http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/150269169/County-volleyball-players-earn-all-conference-honors DARKE COUNTY — Four Darke County volleyball players were named first team all-Cross County Conference by the league. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:17:07 EST