Daily Advocate- RSS NEWS Feed http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS http://dailyadvocate.com/section/NEWS Wed, 1 Oct 2014 12:19:25 EST 1800 New game at school fair http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150012982/New-game-at-school-fair NEW MADISON - The Tri Village School Fair Saturday evening program will be a rendition of the Newlywed Game titled “How Well Do You Know Your Date.” Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:39:11 EST Baking contest on agenda http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150013977/Baking-contest-on-agenda NEW MADISON - The Tri-Village School Fair committee is again sponsoring a baking contest on Saturday. The categories are: PK through sixth grade and seventh grade through 12th-Cookies, Decorated Cookies, Cupcakes, Decorated Cupcakes, Decorated Cakes... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:39:09 EST Concert set Friday http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/150013461/Concert-set-Friday NEW MADISON - The Tri-Village Student Council and music department are presenting to the community a vocal and instrumental concert for the 81st Annual Tri-Village School Fair. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:36:09 EST Arcanum schools’ progress increased http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50792958/Arcanum-schools-progress-increased ARCANUM — The Ohio Department of Education recently released report cards for each school district within the state. The Arcanum-Butler Local School Districts received A's and B's throughout on measured categories for the 2013-2014... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:59:09 EST Portman staff to hold office hours in Darke County http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50814445/Portman-staff-to-hold-office-hours-in-Darke-County WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Rob Portman's (R-Ohio) staff will hold office hours in Darke County on Thursday. During this time, constituents will have the opportunity to share their thoughts and concerns with a district representative... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 11:30:09 EST Delay to Ohio’s early voting felt by candidates http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/150004131/Delay-to-Ohios-early-voting-felt-by-candidates COLUMBUS, Ohio - A delay in Ohio's early voting schedule appears to be felt most by candidates with political futures at stake and their constituents eager to cast their ballots as soon as possible. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:38:12 EST Workshop tools ease chronic disease symptoms http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/50750101/Workshop-tools-ease-chronic-disease-symptoms GREENVILLE - One in two Americans have at least one chronic disease – those conditions that are treated and managed, but not often cured. Chronic disease takes an enormous toll on peoples' lives, but fortunately there are ways to manage... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:20:06 EST County FFA Land Judging Contest held in Monroe Township http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_agricultural/50750062/County-FFA-Land-Judging-Contest-held-in-Monroe-Township DARKE COUNTY - On Sept. 1 the Darke Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) held their annual land judging contest for Darke County FFA Chapters as they prepare for the District Contest. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:18:09 EST Volunteers help homeless http://dailyadvocate.com/news/health/50749702/Volunteers-help-homeless DARKE COUNTY - The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is working to bring volunteers into a collaborative project with Trinity Lutheran Church where they work to make crocheted mats for homeless people. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:56:06 EST Concerned citizens attend street project meeting http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50795273/Concerned-citizens-attend-street-project-meeting GREENVILLE - The City of Greenville recently held a public information meeting to review the street reconstruction project on Gardenwood Drive and Rhoades Avenue. The purpose of the meeting was to review the scope of the project followed by a time of... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:09:06 EST (No heading) http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news_education/50798681/ NEW MADISON - The Tri-Village School Fair gets underway Friday and concludes on Saturday night. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:43:07 EST Greenville schools continue district progress http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/50709302/Greenville-schools-continue-district-progress GREENVILLE - Greenville City Schools were given an A (overall) rating for the fourth year in a row on district Progress as indicated by the 2013-2014 Report Card released by the Ohio Department of Education. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:25:12 EST Mother, child, dogs safe from fire http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50805699/Mother-child-dogs-safe-from-fire ANSONIA - A woman and child escaped a fire in a home on Riffle Street in Ansonia at 9:09 a.m. Monday. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:24:10 EST Rural King Supply coming to Greenville http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_agricultural/50804402/Rural-King-Supply-coming-to-Greenville GREENVILLE - Rural King Supply, America's Farm and Home Store, will soon take up residence in the building formerly owned by discount department store, Kmart. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:22:09 EST GOP cautions that Senate control would have limits http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50804922/GOP-cautions-that-Senate-control-would-have-limits WASHINGTON - How much difference will it make if Republicans win the Senate majority on Nov. 4, joining the GOP-run House against a Democratic White House? Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:52:15 EST Obama: US ‘underestimated’ Islamic State threat http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50804828/Obama:-US-underestimated-Islamic-State-threat WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight such... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:51:08 EST Republican headquarters opens http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news/50799112/Republican-headquarters-opens DARKE COUNTY-The Darke County Republican party opened its headquarters' doors at 1117 E. Main St. in Greenville this past Saturday. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:13:03 EST Reading Dynasty comes to school http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news_education/50793704/Reading-Dynasty-comes-to-school ANSONIA - For the summer, Ansonia Elementary Principal Krista Stump issued students to a reading challenge. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:46:07 EST Life on the prairie http://dailyadvocate.com/news/home_top-news/50795043/Life-on-the-prairie GREENVILLE — The Darke County Parks hosted Prairie Days over the weekend, where attendees had the opportunity to engage in several demonstrations and crafts. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:44:06 EST County schools receive top grades http://dailyadvocate.com/news/news-news_education/50794202/County-schools-receive-top-grades DARKE COUNTY -The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) recently released its district report cards for the 2013-2014 school year. Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:06:04 EST