Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:44:39 EST 1800 Succulents: Summertime http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/308825/Succulents:-Summertime Summer and succulents just naturally go together. Succulents make excellent container plants because they're easy to grow and need almost no care. You have heard “all cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti” That is... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Talent in magic shows http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/307455/Talent-in-magic-shows Our humble home was the site of two great magic shows last week. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Model T tour rolls through Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top/328544/Model-T-tour-rolls-through-Greenville GREENVILLE - Nineteen Ford vehicles built from about 1909 to 1923 rolled through the streets of Greenville Monday afternoon on a Model T tour from the Model T Museum in the Depot District of Richmond, Indiana. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Nonprofit starts housing program for veterans http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/326538/Nonprofit-starts-housing-program-for-veterans CELINA — A non-profit veterans organization is partnering with a construction company in Celina to provide affordable housing for veterans and serving soldiers in Ohio. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Residents can take steps to prevent thefts http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/326222/Residents-can-take-steps-to-prevent-thefts DARKE COUNTY — Increases in thefts and vandalism during the summer months requires more initiative from the citizens in way of prevention, said Darke County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Mark Deputy Whittaker. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bradford hosts junior high girls basketball shootout http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/332771/Bradford-hosts-junior-high-girls-basketball-shootout BRADFORD — Bradford hosted a junior high girls basketball shootout on Saturday with several local teams as the Lady Railroaders attempt to build up their junior high program. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville hit by rash of car arsons, breakins http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top/330321/Greenville-hit-by-rash-of-car-arsons-breakins GREENVILLE - Greenville's law enforcement and first responders were busy Tuesday morning as they responded to a rash of calls regarding vehicle fires and break-ins, reported Lieutenant Steve Strick of the Greenville Police... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tony Stewart riding high from sprint car victory http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/332401/Tony-Stewart-riding-high-from-sprint-car-victory CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart heads into the busiest week of his year riding high from a win in his return to sprint car racing. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Light Foundation does service at Brethren Retirement Community http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-sports/331913/Light-Foundation-does-service-at-Brethren-Retirement-Community GREENVILLE – The Light Foundation provided the manpower to construct a new pergola and do some ground maintenance on Monday at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Faster, easier website unveiled today http://dailyadvocate.com/news/notice_box/330317/Faster-easier-website-unveiled-today The Daily Advocate is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making dailyadvocate.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Miami County investigates fatal crash http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/327296/Miami-County-investigates-fatal-crash MIAMI COUNTY - The Miami County Sheriff's Office is continuing an investigation of a fatal crash that occurred at the intersection of State Route 41 and Washington Road, in Concord Township. The crash was reported at 12:31 p.m. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville Public Library to show Annie Oakley documentary http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community_news-news/327801/Greenville-Public-Library-to-show-Annie-Oakley-documentary GREENVILLE - The Greenville Public Library will be showing the PBS American Experience documentary “Annie Oakley” on Saturday at 1 p.m. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dial it forward http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/314275/Dial-it-forward The phone sat by the toy box. It's eyes rolling and forth when pulled around the room.“These kids will not know what an old phone was like,” said an adult at the twin's birthday party. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 10 girls vie for Miss Annie Oakley title http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/312274/10-girls-vie-for-Miss-Annie-Oakley-title GREENVILLE - Ten young women will be practicing tonight for the Miss Annie Oakley Shooting Contest for Wednesday night's preliminaries and Thursday's finals. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Back-to-school means immunizations http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/315338/Back-to-school-means-immunizations GREENVILLE - Preparing for school means gathering supplies and backpacks. It's also the perfect time to make sure children are up to date on their vaccines. Getting all of the recommended vaccines is one of the most important things parents can... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Churches help needy http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/307459/Churches-help-needy Humanity turning on itself is front page news this week. The innocence destroyed when the Malaysian airliner was apparently shot out of the air leaves a sickening taste of war and sorrow for those caught in the deadly actions of the organized military... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST JERRY RIEMAN SR. http://dailyadvocate.com/news/obits/312641/JERRY-RIEMAN-SR. NEW HARRISON - Jerry L. “Fat Man” Rieman Sr., 65, of New Harrison, died early morning, July 19, 2014, at the Baton Rouge Health Services Community in Lima. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local fire departments receive $10,000 grants http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/308155/Local-fire-departments-receive-$10000-grants DARKE COUNTY - State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers visited Darke County on Friday to present checks for $10,000 to Rossburg and Arcanum fire departments to help in purchasing new small equipment, and to hold listening sessions to learn the concerns of... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Attorneys to renegotiate UCI man’s plea in murder case http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-news/312750/Attorneys-to-renegotiate-UCI-mans-plea-in-murder-case MERCER COUNTY - Attorneys continue to negotiate plea agreements for one of two of the Union City men who while high on methamphetamine allegedly robbed and murdered two Ft. Recovery residents - charges typically eligible for a death... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Woman held on theft of prescription drugs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-news/318257/Woman-held-on-theft-of-prescription-drugs DARKE COUNTY — A 23-year-old Greenville woman was recently arraigned on theft of prescription drugs without consent in the Darke County Court of Common Pleas. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST