Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Sun, 29 Mar 2015 11:48:51 EST 1800 Ohio bill would protect flag-flying rights http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152583916/Ohio-bill-would-protect-flag-flying-rights DARKE COUNTY - A bill introduced to the Ohio Senate would allow renters and homeowners greater freedom to display the Stars and Stripes, the Ohio and military service flags. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:31:21 EST Baltes put Darke County on map http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152521576/Baltes-put-Darke-County-on-map ROSSBURG —Darke County icon Earl Baltes, was laid to rest Saturday, five days after his death.The 93-year-old put New Weston, Rossburg and all of Darke County on the map when he created Eldora Speedway in 1954. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:21:22 EST Two-movie night planned http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152499187/Two-movie-night-planned ANSONIA — It will be a two-movie night at the Ansonia United Methodist Church, West High and Pearl streets, at 7 p.m. April 4.The movies will be “The Passion” and “Hop.” Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:21:21 EST Understanding the Bible http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152554559/Understanding-the-Bible If you walk into a Christian bookstore, more often than not you will find dozens of versions of the Bible. Nearly all of them claim easier readability or have the interests of a particular customer in mind, such as a “youth Bible” or a... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:16:22 EST Everyone needs a Good Shepherd http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152553050/Everyone-needs-a-Good-Shepherd I read a book about sheep and shepherds … and one of the things I learned is that sheep aren't very smart! Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:06:22 EST Roughing it smoothly http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152552978/Roughing-it-smoothly Last week I had a change in my “life situation,” of which most of you are probably not aware. After 44 years in ministry I have “semi” retired. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:01:21 EST Darke County Sheriff’s Patrol kicks off 53rd annual show http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152613954/Darke-County-Sheriffs-Patrol-kicks-off-53rd-annual-show GREENVILLE - A sizeable crowd was on hand at the opening of the 53rd annual Darke County Sheriff's Patrol Home and Sports Show Friday evening. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:56:22 EST Easter Fair in Eldorado http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152515334/Easter-Fair-in-Eldorado ELDORADO — The 119th annual Easter Fair Supper and Bazaar will be held Saturday at the Eldorado Universalist Church, corner of Main Cross and Monroe streets, Eldorado. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:41:22 EST Genealogy now Fisher’s forte http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152579691/Genealogy-now-Fishers-forte GREENVILLE — Carolyn Fisher is the go-to person for those wanting to know more information about their family history. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:46:22 EST Bdubs set to open Monday http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152579774/Bdubs-set-to-open-Monday GREENVILLE - Buffalo Wild Wings is set to open to the community Monday at 11 a.m., said Assistant General Manager Maria Bennett. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:56:31 EST Ohioans report scam calls from ‘911’ http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/152584865/Ohioans-report-scam-calls-from-911 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans about scam calls that appear to come from the phone number “911” and instruct consumers to contact the Attorney General's Office to avoid arrest or legal... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:16:29 EST Marsh name returns to supermarket http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152577118/Marsh-name-returns-to-supermarket UNION CITY - Residents of Union City will encounter a new — but familiar — grocery store name when they drive down East Elm Street. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:16:21 EST Newly passed legislation lowers filing fee for businesses in Ohio http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152588933/Newly-passed-legislation-lowers-filing-fee-for-businesses-in-Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio - State Representative Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) applauded the House passage of House Bill 3 on Thursday. The legislation strives to update the OhioMeanJobs website and also reduces filing fees for small businesses and entrepreneurs, all... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:11:21 EST Democrats urge veto of portion of $7B transportation budget http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152584993/Democrats-urge-veto-of-portion-of-$7B-transportation-budget COLUMBUS, Ohio - Democratic state senators are urging Gov. John Kasich to veto a portion of the state's transportation budget they claim would discourage out-of-state college students in Ohio from voting in the swing state. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:26:21 EST JCPenney earns award for top performance http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152580144/JCPenney-earns-award-for-top-performance GREEVILLE –JCPenney was honored as a top-performing store Wednesday when store manager Phil King was awarded the Founder's Award at a special leadership conference in Dallas, Texas. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:16:27 EST Doing business with your local farmer http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/152532552/Doing-business-with-your-local-farmer When you have forward-thinking producers along with good soil and climate, a good location and infrastructure, sound regulations, along with research and education, good things are bound to happen. This balance has led to Ohio's wildly... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:56:21 EST Cooper Farms, Sam Custer honored http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_agricultural/152562809/Cooper-Farms-Sam-Custer-honored DARKE COUNTY - Cooper Farms and Sam Custer were honored during the Darke County Chamber of Commerce's annual Ag Day Luncheon and Program at Romer's Catering in Greenville, held Wednesday. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:21:21 EST Township trustees gather for fish fry http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152554722/Township-trustees-gather-for-fish-fry GREENVILLE — Darke County Township Association (DCTA) hosted its annual fish fry Tuesday night at the VFW in Greenville, and those in attendance heard from some state officials who attended. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:56:24 EST Commissioners issue proclamation http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152561225/Commissioners-issue-proclamation DARKE COUNTY - The Darke County Commission issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring April as “Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month” in Darke County. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:51:22 EST Darke County Chamber leads multi-county wage and benefit survey http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152565702/Darke-County-Chamber-leads-multi-county-wage-and-benefit-survey DARKE COUNTY - For several months, the Darke County Chamber's Human Resources (HR) Council has been discussing the topic of conducting a wage and benefits survey with other chambers in the region. Last month, the HR Council invited chamber... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:06:30 EST