Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Mon, 25 May 2015 17:36:01 EST 1800 Bradford High confers diplomas http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153691708/Bradford-High-confers-diplomas BRADFORD — Diplomas were conferred upon 45 graduates during Bradford High School's commencement exercises Saturday, May 23. Valedictorians were Melinda Brewer, Gabriella Fair and Brittany Haines. Salutatorian was Nathaniel Rose. Mon, 25 May 2015 17:01:22 EST Seubert named Teacher of Year http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153690545/Seubert-named-Teacher-of-Year DARKE COUNTY — Tricia Seubert, seventh-grade language arts and high school Advanced College Placement Course psychology/sociology educator was named Darke County Teacher of the Year at the recent Darke County chapter of Retired Teacher's... Mon, 25 May 2015 16:06:23 EST Honoring the fallen http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153700085/Honoring-the-fallen VERSAILLES - The village of Versailles honored America's fallen service men and women Monday with a Memorial Day parade through town and a service at Greenlawn Cemetery. Afterward, residents were invited to share in a complimentary meal at the... Mon, 25 May 2015 15:56:22 EST Greenville parade honors Memorial Day http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153699715/Greenville-parade-honors-Memorial-Day GREENVILLE — Windy, overcast skies, but very little rain, greeted the citizens of Greenville as they paid tribute to America's fallen service men and women with a Memorial Day parade Monday. Mon, 25 May 2015 15:51:22 EST Bikes receive blessings http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153690578/Bikes-receive-blessings GREENVILLE — Twenty-nine motorcycles were blessed Saturday afternoon at the EUM Church on Sater Street, Greenville, hosted by the NextStep Ministries of the church. Mon, 25 May 2015 15:46:21 EST Ansonia graduates 35 students http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153690481/Ansonia-graduates-35-students ANSONIA - Thirty-five students were honored in the school's 128th annual graduation exercises on Sunday. Additional highlights of the afternoon were the addresses given by the two valedictorians, Makensy Stump and Breanna Tuthill, and the... Mon, 25 May 2015 14:51:21 EST Suspected counterfeiters arrested http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/153700297/Suspected-counterfeiters-arrested UNION CITY, Ohio — Union City Ohio Police have arrested three local residents on charges for drugs and counterfeit money. Mon, 25 May 2015 13:31:21 EST Honoring the greatest sacrifice http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/153658781/Honoring-the-greatest-sacrifice Last year at this time, I offered a prayer at a joint session of the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives honoring Ohioans who lost their lives while serving our country. I prayed that we would have no reason to meet again in 2015—that there... Mon, 25 May 2015 00:16:21 EST Honoring our country’s heroes http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153646804/Honoring-our-countrys-heroes Each year on Memorial Day we remember the men and women in our country's armed services who've died while serving. The holiday was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and... Mon, 25 May 2015 00:01:21 EST Today’s challenges http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153536605/Todays-challenges I was lying in bed saying my prayers the other night and I said something that surprised me. I was praying for many of my family, friends and acquaintances, many of who are struggling in their faith. These are the words that formed in my strange... Sun, 24 May 2015 22:11:21 EST VHS holds commencement http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153692313/VHS-holds-commencement Versailles High School graduated 107 seniors during commencement exercises Sunday, May 24. Sun, 24 May 2015 17:56:22 EST Motorcyclist injured in crash http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153689674/Motorcyclist-injured-in-crash GREENVILLE — A Greenville motorcyclist was injured in a one-vehicle crash Saturday night. Sun, 24 May 2015 17:36:21 EST Preacher’s Point http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153578648/Preachers-Point The Boston Bomber will die for his crimes. In the media and social networks, there are arguments for and against the death penalty being waged. Sun, 24 May 2015 08:01:21 EST Arcanum News http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/153647151/Arcanum-News Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer bringing up visions of picnics, barbeques and lazy summer days. The original meaning of the holiday has much the opposite meaning with controversy about the why we celebrate Memorial or Declaration... Sun, 24 May 2015 04:01:21 EST FM softball loses in district final http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/153686836/FM-softball-loses-in-district-final BROOKVILLE – The Franklin Monroe softball team ended its season as the district runner up as the Lady Jets lost 4-0 to Triad in the district finals. Sat, 23 May 2015 20:06:25 EST Wave earn a spot in the sweet 16 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/153686439/Wave-earn-a-spot-in-the-sweet-16 MASON – The Greenville softball team won its eighth district championship in the past 10 seasons on Saturday, throttling Goshen 13-1 to secure a spot in the regional tournament. Sat, 23 May 2015 19:56:22 EST Positive job outlook for Ag grads http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/153563575/Positive-job-outlook-for-Ag-grads DARKE COUNTY — On May 11, United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled a new report showing tremendous demand for recent college graduates with degrees in agricultural programs. Sat, 23 May 2015 13:51:25 EST Homeless couple reports success http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153559283/Homeless-couple-reports-success DARKE COUNTY — Community Action Partnership (CAP) of the Greater Dayton Area is a nonprofit Community Action Agency committed to eliminating poverty and promoting self-sufficiency by providing various programs and services for individuals and... Sat, 23 May 2015 11:21:25 EST Phelan recognized for 25 years of service http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153632294/Phelan-recognized-for-25-years-of-service SIDNEY – The Ohio Department of Transportation District 7 would like to recognize Phelan Insurance for 25 years of service with the Adopt-A-Highway program. The group has been picking up litter along a two-mile stretch of State Route 47 in Darke... Sat, 23 May 2015 09:46:21 EST The Focus http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153579110/The-Focus It's time to observe Memorial Day! Having grown up in Ironton, Ohio, I recall many, many Memorial Day observances with a proud heart! Ironton, Ohio lays claim to the nation's oldest continuously running Memorial Day parade. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:36:21 EST