Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:44:50 EST 1800 Mom struggles and triumphs with Autistic son http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4528645/Mom-struggles-and-triumphs-with-Autistic-son ARCANUM - Lora Long, mom of three, noticed her son's “quirks” at about 18 months, she said, but it took until after his third birthday to have Reed, now 4, tested and diagnosed as being 'mildly autistic' with a receptive... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Easter memories prevail http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4472394/Easter-memories-prevail DARKE COUNTY - Easter traditions vary from family to family…from country to country…from religion to religion. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST New stroke diagnostic equipment at hospital http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4509195/New-stroke-diagnostic-equipment-at-hospital GREENVILLE – In cooperation with Wayne HealthCare, Premier Health is expanding its Telestroke Network into Greenville to quickly diagnose patients who are exhibiting signs of a stroke. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Famous photographer honors Annie Oakley http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4510033/Famous-photographer-honors-Annie-Oakley DARKE COUNTY - Back in 2011, one of the most well-renowned contemporary photographers paid a very special visit to Darke County's Garst Museum, in an effort to get to know it's most famous native. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Greenville churches unite for The Way of the Cross http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4519910/Greenville-churches-unite-for-The-Way-of-the-Cross GREENVILLE – This Good Friday, five Greenville churches united once again for the annual devotion known as “The Way of the Cross.” Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Spring planting delayed by chilly, wet weather http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4506941/Spring-planting-delayed-by-chilly-wet-weather DARKE COUNTY - The dates for spring planting vary from crop to crop, but the “ideal planting” window for one of Darke County's most plentiful crops, corn, is April 10 to May 10, said Sam Custer, Ohio State University Extension -... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 7 tons of trash cleaned from roadways http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4506095/7-tons-of-trash-cleaned-from-roadways DARKE COUNTY - Darke County roadways are cleaner once again, thanks to the Trash Bash held this past weekend in the Darke County Solid Waste Management event. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ohio bans 2 chemicals used to make synthetic drugs http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4511750/Ohio-bans-2-chemicals-used-to-make-synthetic-drugs COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new rule took effect Thursday in Ohio that bans the sale and use of two chemicals drug dealers have used to pass off harmful synthetic drugs as legal substances. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Former lifeguard becomes pool manager http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4506124/Former-lifeguard-becomes-pool-manager GREENVILLE - The Greenville City Swimming Pool will be opening up on Memorial Day and will remain open until the first day of the Darke County Fair. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Speakers blast fracking practices http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4500529/Speakers-blast-fracking-practices DARKE COUNTY -The Western Ohio Fracking Awareness Coalition (WOFAC) held a public forum on Tuesday entitled, “Toxic Truth,” which aimed to inform and dissuade the public of contemporary hydraulic fracturing. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Weber found guilty of involuntary manslaughter http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4496654/Weber-found-guilty-of-involuntary-manslaughter DARKE COUNTY – Scott Weber, 29, of Greenville was found guilty by the Darke County Court of Common Pleas of child endangerment and the involuntary manslaughter of his 16-month-old daughter. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Meth bust yields 3 arrests http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4481794/Meth-bust-yields-3-arrests ARCANUM -Three people were arrested Monday after law enforcement officers caught them trafficking Meth. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST National Library Week highlights importance http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4485230/National-Library-Week-highlights-importance DARKE COUNTY – There are libraries in most towns in Darke County, and they all serve similar purposes, to educate people, and to provide resources, and even entertainment. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Men’s Fellowship program helps probationers http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4481805/Mens-Fellowship-program-helps-probationers GREENVILLE - Gary Cloyd of the Castine Church of the Brethren was the keynote speaker at Monday night's annual banquet of the Darke County Shelter From Violence, Inc. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4485714/Solemn-tributes-mark-Boston-Marathon-bombing BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Grand jury issues April arraignments http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4476541/Grand-jury-issues-April-arraignments DARKE COUNTY – Several individuals appeared in the Darke County Court of Common Pleas Monday to be arraigned by the Grand Jury on various felony counts. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Copeland sentenced for felony thefts http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4478541/Copeland-sentenced-for-felony-thefts DARKE COUNTY - Lacie D. Copeland, 21, of Greenville was sentenced to five years of intensive community supervision on Monday after pleading guilty to four counts of burglary in the second degree. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Central Ohio mumps outbreak tops 200 cases http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4478280/Central-Ohio-mumps-outbreak-tops-200-cases COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Public health officials say a mumps outbreak in central Ohio has grown to more than 200 confirmed cases. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Grape growers see loss due to Polar Vortex http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4459379/Grape-growers-see-loss-due-to-Polar-Vortex DARKE COUNTY - A recent study by The Ohio State University's Grape Team found that a large portion of Ohio's wine grape crop was destroyed by the frigid cold caused by the Polar Vortex this winter. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Couple ejected in motorcycle accident http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4168544/Couple-ejected-in-motorcycle-accident GREENVILLE - A Clayton couple were ejected from their motorcycle Sunday afternoon after the driver loses control at a curve. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST