Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:39:03 EST 1800 Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151581314/Senate-passes-bill-approving-Keystone-XL-oil-pipeline WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House over energy and the... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:41:21 EST Vote for the best http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151562174/Vote-for-the-best DARKE COUNTY - It's that time of year again. Time for our readers to vote for who they think are the best businesses and professionals in the county. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:11:21 EST Midmark reaches 100th anniversary http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/151542201/Midmark-reaches-100th-anniversary VERSAILLES — Midmark Corp. is thrilled to be celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:51:22 EST Wave wrestling falls to Eaton http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151572350/Wave-wrestling-falls-to-Eaton EATON — The Greenville wrestling team was eliminated in the first round of the regional quarterfinal dual team tournament, bowing out to No. 2-seeded Eaton by a team score of 68-9 on Wednesday at Eaton High School. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:01:21 EST Ohio governor proposes drastic cut in small business taxes http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/151576961/Ohio-governor-proposes-drastic-cut-in-small-business-taxes COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. John Kasich on Thursday proposed eliminating nearly all income taxes paid by small businesses to take advantage of the improving economy and help more people get jobs. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:31:23 EST Versailles football team earns academic all-Ohio accolades http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151576914/Versailles-football-team-earns-academic-all-Ohio-accolades VERSAILLES — The Versailles football team was one of 83 teams from across the state to earn Academic All-Ohio honors for the 2014 season from the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:31:22 EST Boy seriously injured in creek bed accident http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151576162/Boy-seriously-injured-in-creek-bed-accident DARKE COUNTY - An 11-year-old boy was airlifted from the scene of an accident Thursday morning after the vehicle he was riding in slid on ice and went into a creek bed. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:26:24 EST Director’s focus is improving parks http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151565093/Directors-focus-is-improving-parks DARKE COUNTY — The Ohio Department of Resources is focusing its attention on improving state parks, oil and gas safety and regulation as well as the quality of the state's water. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:26:22 EST Bradford seeks volleyball coach http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151576527/Bradford-seeks-volleyball-coach BRADFORD — Bradford High school is seeking a head coach for its varsity volleyball team.Previous coaching experience at the varsity level is preferred but not required. Three coaching-related references are required. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:16:22 EST Greenville CIC discusses potential for spec building http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151568422/Greenville-CIC-discusses-potential-for-spec-building GREENVILLE - On Wednesday the Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) of Greenville discussed the potential of providing a spec building, a building with the intention to be placed on the retail market for sale, to draw more manufacturing... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:11:21 EST My heartfelt gratitude http://dailyadvocate.com/news/letters/151517634/My-heartfelt-gratitude Editor:Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!My heartfelt gratitude to all who helped me on Jan. 5 when I stepped wrong and fell outside Kroger in Greenville. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:23 EST A sales tax holiday http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/151565654/A-sales-tax-holiday Ohio families can now prepare for a new major retail shopping season. Senate Bill 243, which passed both chambers and was signed into law during the 130th General Assembly, means that Ohioans will be able to save sales tax dollars when handling their... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:22 EST Building communities by increasing higher education access http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/151440891/Building-communities-by-increasing-higher-education-access Research shows the increasing importance of a post-secondary credential to one's ability to participate in the labor market in this knowledge economy. It is predicted that over 60 percent of the jobs in the United States will require one in the... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:20 EST Union City decides on police chief wage http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/151554990/Union-City-decides-on-police-chief-wage UNION CITY — Union City held a special finance and audit meeting on Tuesday night to discuss the wages of the future chief of police. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:51:31 EST Versailles advances in tourney http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151574184/Versailles-advances-in-tourney COLDWATER — Versailles won the regional quarterfinal dual team wrestling tournament at Coldwater Wednesday, defeating Lehman Catholic and Coldwater to advance to the regional semifinals. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:41:22 EST Versailles’ Ahrens bypassed for McDonald’s All-American Game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/151572741/Versailles-Ahrens-bypassed-for-McDonalds-All-American-Game VERSAILLES — Versailles senior Kyle Ahrens was not one of the 24 high school boys basketball players selected to play in the McDonald's All-American Game. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:16:22 EST Despite improvement Lady Wave lose to Troy http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/151571561/Despite-improvement-Lady-Wave-lose-to-Troy GREENVILLE — It won't show in the win-loss column, but the Lady Wave varsity basketball team continues to display improvement on the court. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:46:21 EST February offers football, fiction (and reality) food http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/151566163/February-offers-football-fiction-(and-reality)-food Time for the Super Bowl buzz. It certainly has stirred conversation about air inflation and less about two competitive teams, the Seahawks and the Patriots. It is a coast to coast clash and so we are left in the middle to choose a team. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:46:22 EST Ice alert in effect http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/151563439/Ice-alert-in-effect DARKE COUNTY - Patchy freezing rain may impact travel this morning throughout the county. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:06:21 EST Homemade pizza pockets http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community-news/151552346/Homemade-pizza-pockets This week I'd like to introduce you to a recipe I recently used for my family for the first time. Daniel and Julia were both quite impressed with it and it certainly proved to be easier to make that I thought it would be. This is without a doubt... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 03:26:22 EST