Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:10:49 EST 1800 4 generations love riding cycles http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4542696/4-generations-love-riding-cycles GREENVILLE - Denver Harter, 82, of Greenville and four other male members of his family took part in the same event, a cross-country motorcycle race in Roselawn, Ind., several weekends ago. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Recycle right this Earth Day http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4506669/Recycle-right-this-Earth-Day DARKE COUNTY - Today is Earth Day, marking the anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Top performers headlined fairs past http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/4537665/Top-performers-headlined-fairs-past DARKE COUNTY – This year's Darke County Fair concert announcement marks one more act in a long series of high caliber performers. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Country music hit-makers to headline fair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4535748/Country-music-hit-makers-to-headline-fair DARKE COUNTY - The Directors for The Great Darke County Fair are pleased to announce that Josh Turner will headline the Sun., Aug. 17 concert during the 158th Great Darke Fair. Scotty McCreery will be the opening act beginning at 7:30 p.m. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Double M serves free Easter dinner http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/4532317/Double-M-serves-free-Easter-dinner DARKE COUNTY - The Double M Diner hosted its annual Easter Dinner this Sunday morning, hosting around 250 local residents for a free meal and a healthy reminder of the community's generosity. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST 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 Nearsightedness http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community-news/4511039/Nearsightedness Myopia is a condition of the eye that makes it difficult to see objects that are far away, also known as, nearsightedness. However even with 20/20 vision many of us (definitely me) live myopic lives. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST You can make a difference http://dailyadvocate.com/news/community-news/4510981/You-can-make-a-difference Darke County Center for the Arts' officials are touting their recently completed 2013-2014 Family Theatre Series as a rousing success. Near sell-out crowds for all three productions enthusiastically responded to delightfully creative stage... Thu, 17 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