Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:27:39 EST 1800 Greenville schools asking for public feedback http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50610345/Greenville-schools-asking-for-public-feedback GREENVILLE-Greenville City Schools is asking for the public's feedback on the future of the current school buildings following the completion of the new K-8 building. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:42:10 EST US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50659440/US-to-assign-3000-from-US-military-to-fight-Ebola ATLANTA - Under pressure to boost the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 military personnel to West Africa amid worries that the financial and human cost of the outbreak is rapidly growing. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:58:16 EST Candidates in Ohio governor’s race won’t debate http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50659534/Candidates-in-Ohio-governors-race-wont-debate COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's governor and his Democratic challenger won't face each other in debates ahead of Election Day. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:58:11 EST Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50659591/Top-general:-US-ground-troops-possible-in-Iraq WASHINGTON - American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress began debating Obama's... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:53:12 EST Christian music festival returns to Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50653764/Christian-music-festival-returns-to-Greenville GREENVILLE – The Illumination Festival will be hosting a great line-up of artists at its eighth annual festival of contemporary gospel music at the Darke County Fairgrounds on Sept. 20 and 21. This year's featured artists include Tenth... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:38:11 EST Motivational speaker to present http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50651385/Motivational-speaker-to-present PITSBURG - The Pitsburg Church of the Brethren presents motivational speaker and Christian counselor, Marsha Dendler, at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:34:10 EST Students complete internships http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/50631810/Students-complete-internships FINDLAY- Several local students attending The University of Findlay completed summer internships. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:20:07 EST Loved ones memorialized at walk http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-home_top-news/50638534/Loved-ones-memorialized-at-walk UNION CITY, Ind. - An estimated 184 walkers took part in SOUL 2014 Sunday afternoon, according to Coordinator Darla Bowman. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:03:11 EST Man to receive double lung transplant http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health-home_top/50640097/Man-to-receive-double-lung-transplant GREENVILLE - Ben Bowman is facing one of the biggest challenges ever and could possibly become the recipient of a double lung transplant. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:36:19 EST Family band entertains showgoers http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50642685/Family-band-entertains-showgoers GREENVILLE - Saturday night saw a great turnout for the first event of the Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) 2014-2015 Artists Series. The Annie Moses Band entertained at Memorial Hall in Greenville performing their newest project,... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:31:14 EST Businesswoman starting new life http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50616267/Businesswoman-starting-new-life LAURA - Sandy Penny Bridenbaugh was a young bride with two daughters who found time to create a successful business, Country Flower Bin. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:55:10 EST Digital switch: Keeping the memories rollin’ http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50617876/Digital-switch:-Keeping-the-memories-rollin ST. HENRY — Two sophomores at St. Henry High School are working to save an area landmark — the Starlight Drive-In on U.S. Route 127, in Mercer County. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:00:14 EST Restaurant marks 13th anniversary http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50605272/Restaurant-marks-13th-anniversary GREENVILLE - El Camino Real is celebrating its 13th anniversary.Tina Bandedo, co-owner with husband Tony, said the family opened its Mexican restaurant in 2001, where Back In Time is now located on Sweitzer Street. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:45:10 EST Ag is Cool program featured at fair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_agricultural/50597963/Ag-is-Cool-program-featured-at-fair DARKE COUNTY — Ag is Cool is a program developed by the Ohio Department of Agriculture, and was featured at the Great Darke County Fair. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:24:09 EST Ohio’s learning standards under debate http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50610891/Ohios-learning-standards-under-debate DARKE COUNTY — Ohio has developed a new set of learning standards for public schools, and while some individuals are accepting of the changes, others are not. Carl Jones, director of Curriculum for Darke County ESC, explains the... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:19:08 EST Imposter calls from ‘U.S. Treasury’ targeting Ohioans http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50631978/Imposter-calls-from-U.S.-Treasury-targeting-Ohioans COLUMBUS —Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warns that Ohio consumers are receiving scam phone calls from individuals pretending to represent the U.S. Treasury. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:20:08 EST Coloring contest winners http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50570687/Coloring-contest-winners GREENVILLE - Winners of this year's The Daily Advocate/Walmart Back-to-School Coloring Contest have been selected. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:42:13 EST Health Fair set Oct. 7 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/50585850/Health-Fair-set-Oct.-7 GREENVILLE - The Darke County Health Fair Committee is excited to announce the upcoming 2014 Darke County Health Fair. Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:31:07 EST Palestine man arrested for drug trafficking http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top/50627907/Palestine-man-arrested-for-drug-trafficking PALESTINE - Bryan Adkins, 35 of Palestine was arrested Friday for drug trafficking after law enforcement executed a search warrant at 153 South Main St. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:31:08 EST Taylor urges Ohioans to prepare for upcoming Medicare open enrollment http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/50483607/Taylor-urges-Ohioans-to-prepare-for-upcoming-Medicare-open-enrollment COLUMBUS – A free Ohio Department of Insurance educational program that helped Ohioans with Medicare save a record $16.4 million last year will be holding events across Ohio to help consumers better understand their options. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:26:10 EST