Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:37:31 EST 1800 Two arrested as part of ‘Operation Safety Net’ http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/150670482/Two-arrested-as-part-of-Operation-Safety-Net DAYTON, Ohio - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio Carter Stewart announced today the arrests of two Dayton area residents suspected of creating and selling dozens of forged painkiller prescriptions... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:28:06 EST Truck catches fire at accident scene http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150666004/Truck-catches-fire-at-accident-scene DARKE COUNTY - A truck caught fire Monday after the driver of the vehicle tried to avoid an accident without success. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:48:04 EST In the top 100 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150647713/In-the-top-100 MINSTER — A group of area churches and the Louis Sullivan-designed People's Federal Savings Bank in downtown Sidney will be among 100 Ohio buildings listed in “SAH Archipedia,” an online compendium of architechturally... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:40:13 EST Rep. Richard Adams receives award for distinguished public service http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150630359/Rep.-Richard-Adams-receives-award-for-distinguished-public-service COLUMBUS—State Representative Richard Adams (R-Troy) recently received the 2014 Paul E. Gillmor Lifetime Public Service Award. He was honored November 13th during the Ohio Bankers' League Annual Meeting. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:39:06 EST Bill impacting lethal injection executions passes Ohio House http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150630198/Bill-impacting-lethal-injection-executions-passes-Ohio-House COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio House of Representatives today passed legislation that defines additional guidelines and certain protections for individuals involved with lethal injections in Ohio. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:34:16 EST Choirs to present Christmas concert http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150653207/Choirs-to-present-Christmas-concert GREENVILLE - The Greenville High School (GHS) Vocal Music Christmas Concert will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. at St. Clair Memorial Hall.The choirs are accompanied by Judy Mills, and directed by Chelsea Whirledge. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:05:04 EST Explosion destroys building http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150651981/Explosion-destroys-building UNION CITY, Ind. — No one was seriously injured during and following an explosion that occurred at approximately 1 p.m. Saturday at Kerns Brothers Painting, at the corner of West Oak and North Howard here. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:51:15 EST Ohio utility chief: Energy savings hard to measure http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150652078/Ohio-utility-chief:-Energy-savings-hard-to-measure COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's top utility regulator provided sparse details on Monday to a new legislative panel studying the economic impact of state renewable energy mandates that have been paused for two years. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:47:03 EST Edison begins presidential search http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150647418/Edison-begins-presidential-search PIQUA, Ohio - Edison Community College's Board of Trustees has selected Academic Search, Inc. as the firm to lead the College through its next presidential search. The national search firm will implement a proven search strategy in which they... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:40:11 EST Grand Jury returns indictments http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/150624145/Grand-Jury-returns-indictments DARKE COUNTY — R. Kelly Ormsby, III, prosecuting attorney for Darke County, has released the following report on Grand Jury activity recently conducted by his office: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:50:05 EST Gootee grateful for win, despite blunder http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150625262/Gootee-grateful-for-win-despite-blunder GREENVILLE — Kathy Gootee of Greenville has been hearing from people she doesn't even know after receiving a telephone call last Monday from the Live With Kelly and Michael show. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:48:08 EST Mensa test to be offered http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150518234/Mensa-test-to-be-offered DAYTON, Ohio - The Dayton Area Chapter of Mensa, the international society of persons whose Intelligence Quotients (IQs) are in the top two per cent of the population as measured by a standardized test of intelligence, will offer the society's... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:08:04 EST Teen girl injured in ATV accident http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150641276/Teen-girl-injured-in-ATV-accident BRADFORD - A teenage girl was airlifted Sunday afternoon after she was involved in an ATV accident. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:04:03 EST Drug overdoses becoming more common http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-news/150640767/Drug-overdoses-becoming-more-common DARKE COUNTY — The United States is seeing an increase in heroin usage in urban and rural areas alike, according to drugabuse.gov.Areas such as Darke County are no exception. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:51:07 EST Black Friday sales expected to grow http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150613893/Black-Friday-sales-expected-to-grow GREENVILLE - After the Thanksgiving dishes are cleaned up and put away, shoppers may start gathering outside of stores hoping to snatch up marked-down gift items for the upcoming Christmas season. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:05:05 EST Stores compete for revenue on ‘Gray Thursday’ http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150612910/Stores-compete-for-revenue-on-Gray-Thursday GREENVILLE - In a recent national trend during the holiday shopping season, many retailers are attempting to one-up the next in an aggressive Thanksgiving Day battle for spending dollars. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:23:09 EST Boehner: ‘We will not stand idle’ on immigration http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/150630271/Boehner:-We-will-not-stand-idle-on-immigration WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was “damaging the presidency” with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republican-run House will not stand by, but gave no hint of what... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:39:06 EST Free Thanksgiving dinner shared http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150499902/Free-Thanksgiving-dinner-shared PITSBURG — Family gatherings for Thanksgiving dinners are being planned, but there are some people with no plans. The reasons may vary — some travel to visit family for the day, and others may just not have the means for which to prepare a... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:32:07 EST Judge Julie presiding http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150613128/Judge-Julie-presiding GREENVILLE — Darke County Municipal Court Judge Julie L. Monnin is the county's first female judge. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:25:07 EST Pneumococcal vaccine recommended for 65 and older http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150614000/Pneumococcal-vaccine-recommended-for-65-and-older DARKE COUNTY - There have been changes for adult immunizations recently, especially for the 65 and over crowd. Most adults are already familiar with the Pneumococcal vaccine (PPSV23), typically administered to people over age 65 years, or younger if... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:10:07 EST