NEWS


Greenville BPW puts on Breakfast with Santa

Greenville BPW puts on Breakfast with Santa

GREENVILLE – The Greenville Business & Professional Women’s Club held its annual Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 1 at the Greenville VFW....

December 17th, 2018 |  


Greenville BPW Club celebrates Christmas

Greenville BPW Club celebrates Christmas

GREENVILLE – The Melody Line chorus group entertained the Greenville Business & Professional Women’s Club at the Christmas meeting hel...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Wayne HealthCare Foundation continues Empowering support

Wayne HealthCare Foundation continues Empowering support

GREENVILLE – The Wayne HealthCare Foundation continued its support of Empowering programs recently with a donation.This is the second year the f...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Wreaths Across America held at Greenville Union Cemetery

Wreaths Across America held at Greenville Union Cemetery

GREENVILLE – Wreaths Across America was held for the first time at the Greenville Union Cemetery.Fort GreeneVille Daughters of the American Revo...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Local author Julie Kramer published two novels in 2018, with more to come

Local author Julie Kramer published two novels in 2018, with more to come

GREENVILLE — Darke County author Julie Kramer spoke to The Daily Advocate about the process of writing and publishing her second novel.Kramer...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Darke County Board of Elections plans special meeting

DARKE COUNTY – The Darke County Board of Elections board members will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday to discuss personnel business.The...

December 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Versailles girls play ‘four’ quarters in win over Lima Bath

Versailles girls play ‘four’ quarters in win over Lima Bath

VERSAILLES — Versailles girls basketball team tried something different for a change.The defending D-III state runnerups didn’t go overtim...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Lady Trojans put Aviators in tailspin with 55-45 win

Lady Trojans put Aviators in tailspin with 55-45 win

ARCANUM - Arcanum put Vandalia Butler into a tailspin in which it could not recover on Monday night. The Lady Trojans top guns of freshman Hailey Unge...

December 18th, 2018 |  


Darke County Prep Schedule for Dec. 19

Wednesday, Dec. 19GIRLS BASKETBALLSidney at Greenville, 7:30 p.m.WRESTLINGBrookville, Milton-Union at Arcanum tri-meet, 6 p.m....

December 18th, 2018 |  


Vikings rally to top Arcanum, 54-41

Vikings rally to top Arcanum, 54-41

ARCANUM - The Arcanum girls basketball team knew one main way to beat Miami East was to keep Viking senior Morgan Haney off the scoreboard.For the fir...

December 17th, 2018 |  


OHSAA adjusts format for boys basketball state semifinals

OHSAA adjusts format for boys basketball state semifinals

COLUMBUS – Changes are coming to the Ohio High School Athletic Association boys basketball state tournament, Executive Director Jerry Snodgrass ...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Ansonia girls get first win at Mississinawa Valley, 74-49

Ansonia girls get first win at Mississinawa Valley, 74-49

UNION CITY – It was a battle between backyard rivals Ansonia at Mississinawa Valley on Saturday with both in search of that elusive first win of...

December 17th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Holiday open house at Hayner is Saturday and Sunday

Holiday open house at Hayner is Saturday and Sunday

TROY – Saturday is Children’s Day at the Hayner beginning at 1 p.m. with a demonstration by Ballet Shreffler and MadCap puppet shows at 2 ...

November 27th, 2018 |  


Dianne Coble Ensemble brings the soulful sounds of Christmas to the Hayner

Dianne Coble Ensemble brings the soulful sounds of Christmas to the Hayner

TROY – Dianne (Hughes) Coble returns to her hometown to share some holiday cheer.Since 2012, this large choir has shared its message of joy in m...

November 27th, 2018 |  


Modern Nativity exhibit on display at the Shrine

Modern Nativity exhibit on display at the Shrine

MARIA STEIN – From Dec. 1 though Jan. 7, 2019, The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics is hosting a Nativity exhibit from the collection of Ti...

November 26th, 2018 |  


Ohio Poet of the Year Myrna Stone to speak at Edison State Community College

Ohio Poet of the Year Myrna Stone to speak at Edison State Community College

PIQUA – Ohio Poet of the Year Myrna Stone will appear at Edison State Community College at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Room 305 to discuss the ways in w...

November 26th, 2018 |  


Glorybound to perform in concert at First Church of the Nazarene

GREENVILLE – The gospel quartet Glorybound will be in concert at 6 p.m. Dec. 9 at the First Church of the Nazarene, Greenville.The church is loc...

November 22nd, 2018 |  


OPINION


Arcanum News: Second annual Christmas in the Park and Horse Parade a huge success

Arcanum News: Second annual Christmas in the Park and Horse Parade a huge success

The Arcanum Business Association and the Arcanum Athletic Boosters would like to extend a big thank you to all of the companies that sponsored the sec...

December 17th, 2018 |  


Preacher’s Point: Mary

Preacher’s Point: Mary

With Christmas rapidly approaching it is difficult to go through the season without thinking of Mary, the mother of Jesus.The Scripture gives us insig...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Versailles News: Hope should be your superpower

Versailles News: Hope should be your superpower

Christmas is the season of great hope. But there are those of us who do not find hope or joy in the season. Some of us are suffering from despair. Des...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Along the Garden Path: A Gardener’s Night before Christmas

Along the Garden Path: A Gardener’s Night before Christmas

As we come upon Christmas Day, we send a special “Thank You” to the many downtown merchants who have decorated their windows and put so mu...

December 13th, 2018 |  


DCCA News: Magical gifts for all seasons

DCCA News: Magical gifts for all seasons

The arts provide joy, comfort, thoughtful introspection, exhilarating inspiration, and more. The gifts derived vary depending upon the artistic medium...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Back Around the House II: A visit from Santa

Back Around the House II: A visit from Santa

A whole lot of people were dreaming of a white Christmas early last week, and a whole lot more people wound up with a nightmare when the dream came tr...

December 12th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Greenville Federal announces promotions

Greenville Federal announces promotions

GREENVILLE – Greenville Federal announced a pair of promotions.Tina Jones has been promoted to assistant vice president, chief credit officer. S...

December 4th, 2018 |  


Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home promotes free app

GREENVILLE – Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home has invested back into the community in order to promote the saving of lives.Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home ...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Elijah Kahlig joins Ault Henderson & Lewis CPAs

Elijah Kahlig joins Ault Henderson & Lewis CPAs

GREENVILLE – Elijah Kahlig has joined Ault Henderson & Lewis CPAs.Kahlig is a graduate of Fort Recovery High School and is a 2018 graduate o...

December 2nd, 2018 |  


Travis Faber joins Second National Bank Board of Directors

Travis Faber joins Second National Bank Board of Directors

GREENVILLE – Second National Bank division of The Park National Bank announced that Travis J. Faber has joined its advisory Board of Directors.F...

November 28th, 2018 |  


Upper Valley Medical Center earns Healthgrades’ Patient Safety Excellence Award

TROY – Upper Valley Medical Center has received several accolades as part of Healthgrades’ latest quality achievement awards.The hospital ...

November 27th, 2018 |  


Ivy Thoman named Upper Valley Medical Center 2018 employee of the year

Ivy Thoman named Upper Valley Medical Center 2018 employee of the year

TROY – Ivy Thoman, a nurse specialist in the Emergency Department, was recognized as the 2018 Upper Valley Medical Center employee of the year d...

November 27th, 2018 |  


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