Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Thu, 5 Mar 2015 06:52:33 EST 1800 Gloria ‘Daniel-izes’ dessert http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community-news/152179851/Gloria-Daniel-izes-dessert Nothing in life happens without some motivation and effort. We have been blessed with an ample amount of work in the furniture shop these days. My husband Daniel and brother, Javin, who are co-owners of Rustic Woodcrafts, have been putting quite a bit... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 03:01:22 EST Hofacker found guilty of robbery http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top/152189526/Hofacker-found-guilty-of-robbery GREENVILLE — After a two-day jury trial concluded Wednesday, Randy Hofacker, 54, of Greenville, was found guilty of robbery, a felonious offense to the second degree for a crime he committed against an elderly woman. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:06:28 EST Phelan impacted community http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152171850/Phelan-impacted-community VERSAILLES —Jim Phelan was laid to rest in St. Valbert Cemetery, near Versailles, on Monday. His death came at 11:53 a.m. on Feb. 24 at age 73. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:06:27 EST Record preservation to continue http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152143988/Record-preservation-to-continue DARKE COUNTY — Darke County Recorder Linda Stachler is in the second phase of on-site scanning and Digital Magic enhancement of the historical and brittle deed records in her office. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:11:21 EST Mehaffie named chairman of Edison’s Board of Trustees http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/152155736/Mehaffie-named-chairman-of-Edisons-Board-of-Trustees PIQUA, Ohio - Darryl Mehaffie has been elected to serve as chairman of Edison Community College's Board of Trustees. Mehaffie's appointment took place at the January 28 board meeting and will continue for the next two years. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:36:24 EST $7B budget adjusts Ohio driver training, credit card options http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152155619/$7B-budget-adjusts-Ohio-driver-training-credit-card-options COLUMBUS, Ohio - Prospective Ohio drivers would see added training requirements and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles would be allowed to accept credit and debit cards under a state transportation budget that easily cleared the Ohio House on... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 15:11:24 EST Arsonist sentenced to 5 years probation http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top/152138639/Arsonist-sentenced-to-5-years-probation GREENVILLE — Lowell Bowers, who was responsible for robbing and setting fire to multiple vehicles across Greenville alongside Joshua Willis, was sentenced to serve the next five years under a community control sanction. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:46:22 EST Jones gets probation for robbery http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top/152139366/Jones-gets-probation-for-robbery GREENVILLE — After committing robbery, a felonious charge to the third degree, Kenneth Jones was sentenced to serve the next five years under a community control sanction. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:36:22 EST Theft prompts Mayor to urge citizens to lock doors http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152135505/Theft-prompts-Mayor-to-urge-citizens-to-lock-doors GREENVILLE — The county has seen multiple thefts, including Mayor Mike Bowers of Greenville whose truck was broken into recently. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 18:01:22 EST Over 800 concealed carry licenses issued/renewed in county http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152129643/Over-800-concealed-carry-licenses-issued/renewed-in-county COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has issued a report indicating that more than 110,000 concealed carry licenses were issued or renewed in Ohio in 2014, according to data compiled by Ohio's county sheriffs. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:16:23 EST Adams to run for state senate http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/152129591/Adams-to-run-for-state-senate SIDNEY, Ohio — Former Ohio Rep. John Adams, of Sidney, has announced plans to campaign for the state Senate seat now held by Keith Faber (R-Celina, 12th District). Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:06:21 EST Bald Eagle shot in Preble County http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-news_agricultural/152129527/Bald-Eagle-shot-in-Preble-County EATON, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Natural Respources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife is asking the public for information about the shooting of a bald eagle in Preble County. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:36:25 EST Woman extracted from van after crash into utility pole http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152118302/Woman-extracted-from-van-after-crash-into-utility-pole DARKE COUNTY - An Indiana woman had to be extracted from her van Saturday after her vehicle struck a utility pole. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:26:22 EST Schoolhouse Rock entertains generations http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152116710/Schoolhouse-Rock-entertains-generations GREENVILLE — In conjunction with its Family Theatre Series, the Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) hosted Schoolhouse Rock Live on Sunday, which allowed some attendees to hear the familiar tunes associated with the once Saturday morning... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:56:21 EST Is it all about that base? http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/152114594/Is-it-all-about-that-base GREENVILLE — This year's winners of the Engineering Tech Prep competition was a group of four juniors, three females and a male. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 15:36:21 EST Local churches collaborate for benefit auction http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152090418/Local-churches-collaborate-for-benefit-auction GREENVILLE - For the sixth consecutive year, volunteers are preparing for a local Haiti benefit auction. Businesses and individuals are donating merchandise, and organizers expect more than 300 people in attendance. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 13:46:22 EST Believe in Ohio seeking judges, mentors http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/152079318/Believe-in-Ohio-seeking-judges-mentors DARKE COUNTY — Believe in Ohio is a competition presented by The Ohio Academy of Science in which high school students create commercialization or business plans related to science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) topics. Mentors... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 05:16:21 EST (No heading) http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/152021014/ This past weekend the message at our church was from the New Testament book of Mark, chapter 5 … the story of Jairus' daughter who died, but Jesus brought her back to life. Instead of a funeral, there was a celebration! What a beautiful... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 01:46:20 EST Singing to the creation http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/151990080/Singing-to-the-creation Have you ever thought about how large a role singing plays in the world? We sing when we mourn, and we sing when we worship but most of all we sing when we are happy. God intended it to be that way and shows us by example how to rejoice and share our... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:06:22 EST North to Rossburg (not Alaska) http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152007925/North-to-Rossburg-(not-Alaska) ROSSBURG — The polar-like temperatures here in Darke County recently sparked an idea of a Verona man, Robert Wiest. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:06:22 EST