Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Mon, 25 May 2015 03:05:19 EST 1800 Honoring our country’s heroes http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153646804/Honoring-our-countrys-heroes Each year on Memorial Day we remember the men and women in our country's armed services who've died while serving. The holiday was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union and... Mon, 25 May 2015 00:01:21 EST Today’s challenges http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153536605/Todays-challenges I was lying in bed saying my prayers the other night and I said something that surprised me. I was praying for many of my family, friends and acquaintances, many of who are struggling in their faith. These are the words that formed in my strange... Sun, 24 May 2015 22:11:21 EST VHS holds commencement http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153692313/VHS-holds-commencement Versailles High School graduated 107 seniors during commencement exercises Sunday, May 24. Sun, 24 May 2015 17:56:22 EST Motorcyclist injured in crash http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153689674/Motorcyclist-injured-in-crash GREENVILLE — A Greenville motorcyclist was injured in a one-vehicle crash Saturday night. Sun, 24 May 2015 17:36:21 EST Preacher’s Point http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153578648/Preachers-Point The Boston Bomber will die for his crimes. In the media and social networks, there are arguments for and against the death penalty being waged. Sun, 24 May 2015 08:01:21 EST Positive job outlook for Ag grads http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/153563575/Positive-job-outlook-for-Ag-grads DARKE COUNTY — On May 11, United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled a new report showing tremendous demand for recent college graduates with degrees in agricultural programs. Sat, 23 May 2015 13:51:25 EST Homeless couple reports success http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153559283/Homeless-couple-reports-success DARKE COUNTY — Community Action Partnership (CAP) of the Greater Dayton Area is a nonprofit Community Action Agency committed to eliminating poverty and promoting self-sufficiency by providing various programs and services for individuals and... Sat, 23 May 2015 11:21:25 EST Phelan recognized for 25 years of service http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153632294/Phelan-recognized-for-25-years-of-service SIDNEY – The Ohio Department of Transportation District 7 would like to recognize Phelan Insurance for 25 years of service with the Adopt-A-Highway program. The group has been picking up litter along a two-mile stretch of State Route 47 in Darke... Sat, 23 May 2015 09:46:21 EST The Focus http://dailyadvocate.com/news/lifestyle-religion/153579110/The-Focus It's time to observe Memorial Day! Having grown up in Ironton, Ohio, I recall many, many Memorial Day observances with a proud heart! Ironton, Ohio lays claim to the nation's oldest continuously running Memorial Day parade. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:36:21 EST Student ‘toasts’ tutor http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153628414/Student-toasts-tutor GREENVILLE — A Mississinawa Valley fourth-grader let everyone at the Achievement Center for Educational Success' (ACES) End-of-Year Celebration what she thinks of the woman who tutored her. Fri, 22 May 2015 13:36:21 EST Ansonia FFA attends convention http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural-news_education/153585412/Ansonia-FFA-attends-convention COLUMBUS — Ansonia FFA students, along with advisers Jennifer Knick and Brad Lentz, attended the 87th Ohio FFA Convention at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. Fri, 22 May 2015 12:36:24 EST RAK: “Random Acts of Kindness” http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153609296/RAK:-Random-Acts-of-Kindness It is often heard that each generation of students has flaws that make them a poor representation for what our future has in store, as a community, as a state and as a country. I am often asked how I can work in education and routinely told by others... Fri, 22 May 2015 09:56:21 EST Ressler: Top patroller in Miami Valley http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/153577397/Ressler:-Top-patroller-in-Miami-Valley ANSONIA — An Ansonia sixth-grader was named the 2015 AAA School Safety Patroller of the Year, an honor of the highest regard, this award recognizes exemplary leadership qualities, safety skills, school involvement and... Thu, 21 May 2015 23:06:21 EST Police log http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter/153617861/Police-log May 12-2:25 p.m.: theft. A juvenile was cited at the high school for theft of two staff members' key cards.May 14 Thu, 21 May 2015 21:56:21 EST Woman transported after crash http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153623301/Woman-transported-after-crash NEAVE TWP. — An Eldorado woman was transported for possible injuries following a two-vehicle collision May 13 at 7:18 a.m. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:31:21 EST Commissioners support online voter registration http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153632271/Commissioners-support-online-voter-registration DARKE COUNTY — At its Wednesday session, the Darke County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution favoring online voter registration in the Buckeye State. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:26:22 EST Kuck sentenced to 7 years http://dailyadvocate.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/153639307/Kuck-sentenced-to-7-years GREENVILLE — After being convicted of rape and sexual battery in April, Klint Kuck is now behind bars following his sentencing Thursday afternoon in Darke County Common Pleas Court. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:16:21 EST Holsapple named operations VP http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/153580954/Holsapple-named-operations-VP TIPP CITY — Pamela Holsapple, vice president of operations at Monroe Federal Savings and Loan Association in Tipp City, was among 20 bankers from across Ohio who recently graduated from the 2014-2015 Bank Leadership Institute at the Ohio Bankers... Thu, 21 May 2015 10:06:20 EST Bill seeks safe ‘vape’ packaging http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/153609014/Bill-seeks-safe-vape-packaging DARKE COUNTY – A bill in the Ohio legislature would enact a new safeguard to protect children from ingesting nicotine-laced liquids. Thu, 21 May 2015 09:46:21 EST Edison students receive honor http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/153611604/Edison-students-receive-honor PIQUA — Two Edison Community College students have been named to the 2015 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Ohio Academic Team. Kerrie Josefovsky, of Piqua, and Lucas Purdin, of Greenville, have been selected as two of this year's 51 recipients... Wed, 20 May 2015 19:26:21 EST