Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Wed, 6 May 2015 08:21:54 EST 1800 Versailles, Ansonia School levies pass http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153328533/Versailles-Ansonia-School-levies-pass DARKE COUNTY - Voters in Ansonia Local School District and in Versailles approved the only levies on the ballot for the May 5 special election. Tue, 5 May 2015 21:41:21 EST Council hears Fair Housing presentation http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153309569/Council-hears-Fair-Housing-presentation UNION CITY, Ohio — Council members heard a presentation on Fair Housing Monday evening, as a requirement for recipients of Community Development Block Grant Funding (CDBG). Tue, 5 May 2015 17:26:23 EST Bill to restrict unlawful firearm seizure http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153316176/Bill-to-restrict-unlawful-firearm-seizure DARKE COUNTY – A proposed law under consideration in the Ohio Senate seeks to restrict the circumstances under which law enforcement officers would be allowed to seize firearms and forbids enactment and enforcement of gun registries by... Tue, 5 May 2015 17:21:21 EST Winger recognized http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153249238/Winger-recognized WILMINGTON — Wilmington College senior Jonell G. Winger, of Union City, is the recipient of the Agronomy Academic Excellence Award in Agriculture. The presentation was made at the college's 34th Annual Student Recognition Ceremony... Tue, 5 May 2015 17:11:23 EST Life skills program offered http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153294890/Life-skills-program-offered PIQUA — Upper Valley Career Center Adult Basic and Literacy Education and Edison Community College have partnered to provide a new bridge program offering. Tue, 5 May 2015 17:11:21 EST Local students participate in symposium http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153295277/Local-students-participate-in-symposium DAYTON — Several local students were among the University of Dayton students participating in the 26th annual Bro. Joseph W. Stander Symposium. They were as follows: Tue, 5 May 2015 17:06:26 EST Local residents among UD grads http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153295573/Local-residents-among-UD-grads DAYTON — The following local students were among the more than 1,800 University of Dayton students receiving their degree during 2015 spring undergraduate commencement ceremonies Sunday, May 3:-Kyle Agne, of Greenville Tue, 5 May 2015 17:06:24 EST Police log http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/153292419/Police-log April 14-3:21 p.m.: trespass. Tracey Garland was cited for trespass.-4:51 p.m.: theft. James Thomas reported the theft of aluminum and concrete.April 21 Tue, 5 May 2015 17:06:21 EST Former deputy sentenced to jail http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top/153312666/Former-deputy-sentenced-to-jail GREENVILLE — The former part-time Darke County Sheriff's Deputy accused of having sex with a Greenville High School student was sentenced in Darke County Common Pleas Court Monday. Tue, 5 May 2015 15:01:24 EST Pork loin dinner planned http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153200707/Pork-loin-dinner-planned GORDON — The Gordon United Methodist Women will be having their annual Pork Loin Dinner for Missions on May 9 at 5 p.m. Tue, 5 May 2015 09:01:21 EST New Madison news http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community-news/153290434/New-Madison-news A new program is developing at the New Madison Public Library. Taking its place with children and teen programming, and the book clubs, will be an adult format. This new addition will hopefully provide a varied slate of topics drawing on adult patrons... Tue, 5 May 2015 02:31:21 EST Jeffers named Student of Integrity http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153296145/Jeffers-named-Student-of-Integrity DAYTON — The Better Business Bureau's Center for Business and Consumer Ethics Inc. (CBCE) announced the winners of its Students of Integrity, sponsored by Dayton Dental Collaborative and Reynolds and Reynolds. This is the 13th year the BBB... Tue, 5 May 2015 17:06:23 EST Lawmakers forward e-school attendance allegations http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153299403/Lawmakers-forward-e-school-attendance-allegations COLUMBUS, Ohio — State lawmakers said Monday they have referred allegations to authorities that an online charter school failed to dis-enroll hundreds of chronically truant students in order to pad its rolls. Mon, 4 May 2015 19:11:21 EST Calling Around Bradford http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community-news/153296797/Calling-Around-Bradford I can't even tell you how excited I am that spring has finally arrived! I love driving around and seeing all the colorful flowers sprouting from the ground and the amazing colors some of these trees are! It's nice to see everyone walking... Mon, 4 May 2015 17:11:22 EST Goats a family affair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/153296170/Goats-a-family-affair VERSAILLES - Whether it's for meat production or dairy products, goat breeders all share some common qualities: they don't seem to mind hard work. They also tend to hand down the tradition to succeeding generations. Mon, 4 May 2015 17:01:22 EST Lawmakers seek to streamline veteran healthcare http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153292101/Lawmakers-seek-to-streamline-veteran-healthcare DARKE COUNTY – A proposal under consideration by the Ohio General Assembly seeks to streamline the path military veterans take to receive federal healthcare benefits. Mon, 4 May 2015 16:51:21 EST Parade honors veterans http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-photogalleries-photo_gallery/153289625/Parade-honors-veterans WINCHESTER, Ind. — Veterans, residents and area organizations came together to honor veterans Saturday, May 2, with a parade in downtown Winchester. The 40th anniversary Welcome Home Parade was part of a five-day long event for the American... Mon, 4 May 2015 15:06:23 EST Small business beware of scams http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/153291464/Small-business-beware-of-scams COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warns small businesses to watch for signs of a scam, including callers who claim the business's power will be shut off and invoices for products the business never ordered. The warning comes... Mon, 4 May 2015 15:01:22 EST Two high school juniors among Edison grads http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153249963/Two-high-school-juniors-among-Edison-grads PIQUA — A first in Edison Community College's history, two high school juniors will walk amongst their associate degree-earning peers during the college's 40th spring commencement ceremony on Friday. Mon, 4 May 2015 12:11:21 EST Ansonia students nominated for award http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153249472/Ansonia-students-nominated-for-award ANSONIA — Ansonia School Safety Patrol Adviser Rick Kies nominated four Ansonia Elementary School sixth graders for the annual AAA School Safety Patroller of the Year contest. The students nominated are Blake Thomas, Connor Stachler, Samantha... Mon, 4 May 2015 11:51:21 EST