Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Sun, 1 Mar 2015 22:32:34 EST 1800 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 One-room schoolhouse still standing http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/152022696/One-room-schoolhouse-still-standing WOODINGTON - It has been said that the school in Woodington was the lone one-room schoolhouse remaining in Darke County when it closed in 1959. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:41:22 EST Sweetheart of the Year named http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152018463/Sweetheart-of-the-Year-named ANSONIA — Phylllis Musselman was quite surprised when the Ansonia Area Senior Citizens recently named her Sweetheart of the Year.When it was announced, she broke into tears. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:46:21 EST Ohio GOP senator says campaign wants to show “contrast” http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/152089898/Ohio-GOP-senator-says-campaign-wants-to-show-contrast CINCINNATI - Ohio's Republican U.S. senator said Thursday his campaign is trying to quickly highlight the contrast between him and his new Democratic opponent in the 2016 race. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:06:21 EST Ohio oil well output doubles in a year; natural gas triples http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152089823/Ohio-oil-well-output-doubles-in-a-year;-natural-gas-triples COLUMBUS, Ohio - Oil production has more than doubled and production of natural gas has tripled in Ohio in one year, bolstering arguments by the administration of Gov. John Kasich that the industry is thriving enough to sustain a tax... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:01:23 EST Innovation Academy at Edison Community College http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/152046203/Innovation-Academy-at-Edison-Community-College Edison Community College is working with school districts in our region to create Innovation Academy, a virtual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) academy, created to empower any regional high school student to realize their potential... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:31:21 EST Funderburgs: Family-oriented http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152055499/Funderburgs:-Family-oriented GREENVILLE — Bill and Carol Funderburg formed a partnership early in life and continue to live that way as their family grows.They were high school sweethearts. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:36:26 EST Watch D.O.G.S. for students http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152067833/Watch-D.O.G.S.-for-students GREENVILLE - Students at Woodland Heights Primary School are used to having men visiting their school, via the Watch D.O.G.S. program. However, one they had never seen around much was Greenville Mayor Mike Bowers, who volunteered to serve as a Watch... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:36:23 EST New police chief in town http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/152066620/New-police-chief-in-town NEW MADISON — New Madison appointed Chester (J.R.) Banks as its new chief of police last year, which is a position he takes very seriously and with pride. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:16:21 EST The Friends of Bear’s Mill announces new executive director http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/152074676/The-Friends-of-Bears-Mill-announces-new-executive-director GREENVILLE - The Board of Trustees of the Friends of Bear's Mill is pleased to announce the selection of Marti Goetz, Ph.D., as its first Executive Director. Her appointment, effective Jan. 26 was made after a regional search and selection... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:06:21 EST My committee work during the 131st General Assembly http://dailyadvocate.com/news/politics/152046914/My-committee-work-during-the-131st-General-Assembly At the beginning of every General Assembly, the Speaker of the House appoints all members of the caucus to different committees. There are nineteen committees in all, and each member is appointed to different committees based upon their individual... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:06:23 EST Chapter works to manage wildlife http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/152015105/Chapter-works-to-manage-wildlife ROSSBURG — The 15th annual banquet of the Darke County Pheasants Forever (PF) chapter will be held Saturday night at the Eldora Ballroom (at Eldora Speedway) starting at 5. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:26:21 EST Going all the way with FFA http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/152059126/Going-all-the-way-with-FFA DARKE COUNTY — Future Farmers of America (FFA) has shaped the careers of several individuals, including some in Darke County. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:01:21 EST