Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:13:37 EST 1800 Williams living her dream http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50347864/Williams-living-her-dream GREENVILLE - Rhonda Williams, 4-H educator and county extension director, is always a familiar face at the Great Darke County Fair. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:14:04 EST Fairgoers like new cattle barn http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50350796/Fairgoers-like-new-cattle-barn GREENVILLE – The Darke County Fair Board pulled off the seemingly impossible task of providing a state of the art facility for the youth of our community after a December fire destroyed the two-large cattle barns at the North end of the... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:33:08 EST Top youth awards presented http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50364261/Top-youth-awards-presented GREENVILLE - Despite some inclement weather, the awards for 4-H, junior fair and FFA, were passed out to deserving exhibitors. However, the Parade of Champions was canceled for this year. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:06:05 EST Concessionaire still working at age 91 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50347874/Concessionaire-still-working-at-age-91 GREENVILLE - Donald Moorman has been working every day at the Snack Shack this week during the Great Darke County Fair.You might think that's not so unusual, but Moorman is 91 years old. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:15:08 EST Franklin Monroe getting ready for students Monday http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50356976/Franklin-Monroe-getting-ready-for-students-Monday ARCANUM - Franklin Monroe schools are scheduled to begin the school year on Monday. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:44:09 EST Police looking for armed robbery suspect http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50355886/Police-looking-for-armed-robbery-suspect GREENVILLE -The Greenville Police Department are looking for a robbery suspect after a local gas station was robbed at knifepoint. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:43:07 EST Reid project on schedule for March 2015 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50318815/Reid-project-on-schedule-for-March-2015 GREENVILLE - The Reid Medical Office Building's construction is on schedule and is expected to be completed in March 2015, according to Larry Price, director of community relations at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Ind. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:01:09 EST Grain mixed, livestock lower http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/50350277/Grain-mixed-livestock-lower CHICAGO (AP) - Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:57:05 EST Hummel, Addis: Little Miss, Mister http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50338258/Hummel-Addis:-Little-Miss-Mister GREENVILLE - Ava Hummel and Evan Addis were selected this year's Little Miss and Mister Darke County Fair at a pageant Monday night in the Youth Building at the fair. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:53:14 EST Fitzgerald, 104, named oldest fairgoer http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50334596/Fitzgerald-104-named-oldest-fairgoer DARKE COUNTY - The 158 Great Darke County Fair is currently underway, and fairgoers may not realize that the grounds have not always closed at midnight. Elaine Fitzgerald of Greenville said she remembers when the fairgrounds closed at 6 p.m. so... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:00:10 EST Parents should ensure adequate coverage http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/50336880/Parents-should-ensure-adequate-coverage COLUMBUS, Ohio — Classes are starting soon and Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor wants Ohio parents to make sure their children headed to college have adequate insurance protection. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:40:05 EST Tri-Village anticipates successful year http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50335752/Tri-Village-anticipates-successful-year NEW MADISON - Students at Tri-Village can expect “another rewarding and productive school year” at Tri-Village as they head back to school on Tuesday, Aug. 26, said Superintendent Josh Sagester. An open house will be held Monday beginning... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:15:08 EST Area marching bands perform at Grandstand http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50333400/Area-marching-bands-perform-at-Grandstand GREENVILLE - Ten high school marching bands performed at the Great Darke County Fair Tuesday evening in the 31st Annual Band Spectacular. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:56:12 EST Turner, McCreery play to sold-out crowd http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50320406/Turner-McCreery-play-to-sold-out-crowd GREENVILLE - Scotty McCreery and Josh Turner played to a sold out crowd Sunday evening during the Great Darke County Fair, and for the first time, possibly ever, fans were asked to return to their seats during intermission, and remain there throughout... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:59:08 EST Goat royalty crowned http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50320430/Goat-royalty-crowned DARKE COUNTY - The Goat King, Queen, Prince and Princess were crowned Saturday evening at the Great Darke County Fair after a brief interview with the judging panel, consisting of Jenna Cline, 2014 Darke County Fair Queen; Miranda Linscott, 2014 Union... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:45:12 EST Drugs seized at fair gate http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50321909/Drugs-seized-at-fair-gate GREENVILLE -Darke County Sheriff deputies with the assistance of their K-9 arrested two people in connection with dealing Heroin with the intention of bringing the drug to the fairgrounds. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:38:10 EST Bradshaw and Cloyd crowned Canine Royalty http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50312831/Bradshaw-and-Cloyd-crowned-Canine-Royalty GREENVILLE - Three girls and one boy competed for the title of Canine King and Queen Friday night at the Great Darke County Fair. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 18:06:05 EST Recovery services delivers under new name http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50292468/Recovery-services-delivers-under-new-name GREENVILLE - Recovery & Wellness Centers of Midwest Ohio isn't a new business, just a new name for the organization that oversees Darke County Recovery Services, Darke County Mental Health Services, a substance abuse center in Eaton, Ohio, and a... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:27:07 EST McDade achieves goal at Ohio State Fair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50312245/McDade-achieves-goal-at-Ohio-State-Fair DARKE COUNTY - Olivia McDade is only an incoming junior at Greenville High School, but she's already checked one of her dreams off of her list by winning Reserve Grand Champion for her market wether goat at the Ohio State Fair. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:08:09 EST New veteran’s memorial unveiled http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50299863/New-veterans-memorial-unveiled GREENVILLE - A new veteran's memorial was unveiled and dedicated Friday morning in front of Wayne HealthCare. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:07:08 EST