Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:56:21 EST 1800 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 St. Peter’s Annual Homecoming to be held http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50482176/St.-Peters-Annual-Homecoming-to-be-held VERSAILLES - On Saturday, Sept. 21, St. Peter's Annual Homecoming will be held to commemorate the 109th anniversary of the church's closing Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:53:12 EST Jr. Fair poultry winners http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/50438833/Jr.-Fair-poultry-winners Overall Fancy Champ: Tyler Greer, (Crowing Coops). Reserve Fancy Champ, Alisha Rismiller (Livestock in General).Pen of Two Cocks: First, Tyler Greer (Crowing Coops); second, Alisha Rismiller (Livestock in General). Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:11:08 EST Jr. Fair horse winners http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/50438596/Jr.-Fair-horse-winners Senior Poles Championship: Grand, Dylan Lewis (Greenville Rangers); Reserve. Kelsey Young (Buckeye Buckaroos).Jr. Poles Championship: Grand, Sierra Keller (Buckeye Buckaroos); Reserve, Cassidy Ditty (Buckeye Buckaroos). Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:01:18 EST Changes made in Versailles Fire Department http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50576089/Changes-made-in-Versailles-Fire-Department VERSAILLES - Village Administrator Rodd Hale that he received word from Fire Chief, Bob Frey, and that he will continue being fire chief until the end of the year, but will be handing things over to Brian Pearson over the next few... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:04:07 EST High Holiday, Rosh Hashanah to be held http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50522685/High-Holiday-Rosh-Hashanah-to-be-held PIQUA - Congregation Anshe Emeth, in Piqua, Ohio, will be holding services for the High Holiday, Rosh Hashanah, on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 8 p.m. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:31:07 EST Campbell’s life revolves around youth http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50604529/Campbells-life-revolves-around-youth ANSONIA - Velma Campbell lost her seat on the Darke County Fair Board during the fair's election, but that doesn't mean she is going to stop caring about it. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:30:05 EST Dirksen earns math honor http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50585667/Dirksen-earns-math-honor UNION CITY, Ohio - Quite a few points of action were taken Monday night when the Mississinawa Valley Local Board of Education met. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:04:10 EST Jr. Fair Horse Winners http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/50484322/Jr.-Fair-Horse-Winners Allison Armstrong, Horse & Rider 4-H Club - Grand Champion Western Horsemanship, PoniesLauren Hartzell (Greenville), Boots & Saddle 4-H - Grand Champion Jr. Western Horsemanship Championship, Horses Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:54:08 EST