Daily Advocate- RSS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/ http://dailyadvocate.com/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:41:17 EST 1800 Dollar General opens new store http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50419451/Dollar-General-opens-new-store ARCANUM - Dollar General opened up a store in Arcanum on Sunday.The store is 7,300 square feet, which is a traditional format for the company, and sits where the bowling alley previously sat. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:56:06 EST $1,000 reward offered for information on robbery http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50421776/$1000-reward-offered-for-information-on-robbery DARKE COUNTY - The Darke County Sheriff's Office is investigating the aggravated robbery and felonious assault of a small business owner in Darke County just east of the City of Greenville. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:10:10 EST The end of summer near http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community_news/50415027/The-end-of-summer-near August means the traditional end of summer, especially now that the fair is over. Hard to believe schools have started, and harvest time is not far behind. That also means cold weather is not far behind either. Aren't we all looking forward to... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:14:13 EST Keeping our children safe http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/50415106/Keeping-our-children-safe The back to school rush is now in full-swing in my home as I'm sure it is in yours as well. It never ceases to surprise me at how quickly this season comes and with how much must be done. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:14:11 EST Good roads?-Of course! Pay for them?-Not! http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion/50415162/Good-roads-Of-course-Pay-for-them-Not It is an absolute certainty that working in a public service related to infrastructure is at best challenging, and at worst totally frustrating. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:14:10 EST Tri-Village boys golf defeats Ansonia http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50419188/Tri-Village-boys-golf-defeats-Ansonia GREENVILLE — The Tri-Village boys golf team beat Ansonia 187-223 on Monday at White Springs Golf Club. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:21:09 EST Bradford schedules football game http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50418821/Bradford-schedules-football-game BRADFORD — Bradford has scheduled a junior varsity football game for 7:30 p.m. Friday against Middletown Christian.Admission at the gate will be $4 for adults and students. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:06:06 EST August is slipping away http://dailyadvocate.com/news/opinion_columns/50401829/August-is-slipping-away Time to recover from the fair food and watch August slip away. Another fair has gone into the record books. The new cattle barn is certainly a nice facility. The weather was decent and there were lots of smiles. Nice to see familiar faces in the... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:51:07 EST WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27 http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50399040/WEDNESDAY-Aug.-27 WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27- Comprehensive Health Network, free blood pressure screening, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at CHN office, 5420 State Route 571-East, Greenville. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:31:14 EST Borgerdings wed 60 years http://dailyadvocate.com/news/anniversaries/50398325/Borgerdings-wed-60-years Jack and Peggy Borgerding will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 28.The couple met at a USO dance in Alexandria, Virginia. Jack was in the Navy and Peggy was employed at the Pentagon as a PBX operator. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:51:13 EST Covington defeats MV boys golf team http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50410792/Covington-defeats-MV-boys-golf-team WINCHESTER, Ind. — The Mississinawa Valley boys golf team lost 149-240 to Covington on Monday at Winchester Golf Course. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:56:06 EST Arcanum boys golf defeats Newton http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50410736/Arcanum-boys-golf-defeats-Newton UNION — The Arcanum boys golf team beat Newton 174-183 on Monday at Stillwater Ridge Golf Course. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:50:05 EST Lady Wave golf loses at Piqua http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50410657/Lady-Wave-golf-loses-at-Piqua PIQUA — The Greenville girls golf team lost 213-230 to Piqua on Monday at Echo Hills Golf Course. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:41:09 EST Versailles girls beat Arcanum http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50410589/Versailles-girls-beat-Arcanum ARCANUM — The Versailles girls golf team beat Arcanum 191-251 on Monday at Beechwood Golf Course. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:36:10 EST Versailles boys edge Lehman http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50410475/Versailles-boys-edge-Lehman VERSAILLES — The Versailles boys golf team edged Lehman Catholic 181-183 in a non-conference match at Stillwater Valley Golf Club. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:24:06 EST Tri-Village swept at Seton Catholic http://dailyadvocate.com/news/sports/50410225/Tri-Village-swept-at-Seton-Catholic RICHMOND, Ind. — The Tri-Village varsity volleyball team was swept by Seton Catholic 25-19, 25-9, 25-20 on Monday.The Lady Patriots' junior varsity team lost in two games. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:56:08 EST Extension office honored at fair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news-news_agricultural/50405541/Extension-office-honored-at-fair GREENVILLE - The Ohio State University Extension office of Darke County was presented a proclamation Friday at the Great Darke County Fair by Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel's office. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:28:15 EST Green receives achievement award http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_agricultural/50367490/Green-receives-achievement-award GREENVILLE - Larry Green of Darke County received a Lifetime Achievement Award and a resolution from the Ohio State House of Representatives, drafted by Rep. Richard Adams (R-Troy) and Rep. Jim Buchy (R-Greenville), honoring him for that... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:22:11 EST Firefighters suffer heat exhaustion during barn fire http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50405408/Firefighters-suffer-heat-exhaustion-during-barn-fire FORT JEFFERSON - Five firefighters suffered heat exhaustion while 13 departments were battling a barn blaze at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at 3956 State Route 121 between Byrket and Weavers-Fort Jefferson roads. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:47:16 EST Arcanum set to begin school year http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50370765/Arcanum-set-to-begin-school-year ARCANUM - The Arcanum school district is scheduled to begin its 2014-2015 school year on Tuesday. Superintendent John Stephens said community members will see the school introduce various new staff members, implement the new state-wide graduation... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:42:14 EST