Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:21:11 EST 1800 Stay safe during Trick-or-Treat http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150278430/Stay-safe-during-Trick-or-Treat GREENVILLE - Before heading out with your trick-or-treaters this weekend, there are a few things to consider to guarantee a safe, enjoyable time for all. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:02:05 EST Partnering for Progress celebrates 5 years http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150275023/Partnering-for-Progress-celebrates-5-years DARKE COUNTY - October gives cause for celebration of economic growth in the community as Darke County Economic Development's Partnering for Progress (P4P) initiative hits the five-year mark. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:32:14 EST Commissioners fail to pay court’s rent citing ethical reasons http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150279522/Commissioners-fail-to-pay-courts-rent-citing-ethical-reasons DARKE COUNTY - On Wednesday the Darke County Commissioners appeared before Judge Jonathan P. Hein in the Court of Common Pleas for essentially failing to pay rent for a property used by the Adult Probation Department. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:54:12 EST No assessments for Gardenwood project http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150255105/No-assessments-for-Gardenwood-project GREENVILLE -The Gardenwood/Rhoades Reconstruction Project continues to be a hot topic among community members opposed to the scope of the plan and the potential of assessments as a way to fund the venture. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:54:10 EST Health center coming to Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-home_top/150284436/Health-center-coming-to-Greenville GREENVILLE — Construction of the Good Samaritan Health Center - Greenville is expected to be completed by summer 2015, and will be located across from Wayne HealthCare. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:12:07 EST County loan helps spur Jafe Decorating expansion http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150249198/County-loan-helps-spur-Jafe-Decorating-expansion GREENVILLE - For the second time since JAFE Decorating came under new ownership in 2010, the specialty glass painting and coating company will be expanding and adding jobs. With the help of a $180,000 loan from Darke County's low-interest... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:02:09 EST Wayne HealthCare prepares for Ebola http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150276556/Wayne-HealthCare-prepares-for-Ebola Like many other hospitals across the United States, Wayne HealthCare is planning and preparing for Ebola. The hospital administration and medical staff have made contact with the appropriate medical facilities and organizations in the region. We know... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:38:06 EST Hospital nurses reject second contract offer http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150276685/Hospital-nurses-reject-second-contract-offer GREENVILLE - The Wayne Professional Nurses Association (WPNA) members again rejected a contract offer from Wayne HealthCare in a ratification vote held Wednesday. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:33:10 EST Versailles FFA and alumni host safety event http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/150270606/Versailles-FFA-and-alumni-host-safety-event VERSAILLES — The Versailles FFA and FFA Alumni hosted its first Grain Bin and Hearing Safety Awareness Program on Tuesday night, and included a CART demonstration and presentation by Versailles FFA members. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:07:10 EST Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150269840/Obama-expresses-optimism-about-Ebola-in-US WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday expressed optimism about the Ebola situation in the U.S. as he met with his Ebola response team, including his first meeting with his new point man on the deadly disease. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:01:09 EST Beef, noodles served http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150193742/Beef-noodles-served GORDON - The Gordon United Methodist Women will be having a beef and noodle dinner on Oct. 25, beginning at 5 p.m. The church is located at 311 East St. in Gordon. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:49:14 EST Wayne HealthCare nurse contract negotiations http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-opinion/150249414/Wayne-HealthCare-nurse-contract-negotiations It was with a great deal of disappointment that the Wayne HealthCare (WH) negotiating team, Administration and the Board of Trustees read the recent “press release” and comments from members of the Wayne Professional Nurses Association... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:56:07 EST Museum volunteer publishes third book http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150188883/Museum-volunteer-publishes-third-book GREENVILLE — Marilyn Robbins, who has volunteered at the Garst Museum for more than 20 years, has published her third book in a series of letters and autobiographies based on Annie Oakley and the people in her life. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:52:13 EST Talking to kids about drugs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/150253112/Talking-to-kids-about-drugs DARKE COUNTY - Since the beginning of this year, there has been more fatalities due to drug overdoses than traffic accidents within the county, a trend Darke County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Mark Whittaker said is happening... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:21:09 EST Meditations available http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/150184772/Meditations-available DARKE COUNTY - Need a pick up to get through the week or some enrichment in your faith life? Check out the daily meditations now on facebook that could go a long way toward making each day a little better. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:14:07 EST GOP governors don’t see ‘Obamacare’ going away http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150249068/GOP-governors-dont-see-Obamacare-going-away WASHINGTON - While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections,... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:08:07 EST Ohio agency to get $300,000 for Ebola protection http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/150249141/Ohio-agency-to-get-$300000-for-Ebola-protection COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Health won approval Monday to buy thousands of additional protective outfits to prepare for the possibility of the state's first Ebola case. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:07:06 EST It must be October http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150245796/It-must-be-October The leaves are changing color, the temperatures are falling, and once again my room has been invaded by leering jack-o'lanterns, creepy spiders and bats. It must be October. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:44:18 EST Outside in http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community_news/150245639/Outside-in Wet laundry no longer hung on the line. Mom hung it instead on the clothes line in the basement. The clothing took a long time to dry with the basement feeling as damp as the fall weather outside. The season changed as did life back that lane on Neff... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:44:16 EST Candidates for state rep. face off http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/150238542/Candidates-for-state-rep.-face-off DARKE COUNTY- On Monday The League of Women Voters of Darke County sponsored a non-partisan candidates forum at Tri-Village high school. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:35:07 EST