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Versailles to host expo with colleges, military and businesses

VERSAILLES – The Versailles FFA chapter and high school counselor Hollie Ahrens will host the fifth annual College, Technical, Military and Busi...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Run for the Rails 5K planned

BRADFORD – The Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum will present the seventh annual Run for the Rails 5K run/walk on Oct. 13.All activities will be hel...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Light Project hosts 650 first grade students from throughout Darke County

Light Project hosts 650 first grade students from throughout Darke County

DARKE COUNTY – First grade students from nine Darke County schools connected with nature this week during The Light Project’s kick-off eve...

September 20th, 2018 updated: September 21st, 2018. |  


Blood drive honors Versailles donor Steve Knapke

Blood drive honors Versailles donor Steve Knapke

VERSAILLES – The second annual Steve Knapke Memorial Blood Drive on Monday in Versailles was a successful day of donations and marked an importa...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Versailles FFA conducts 24th annual state Greenhand Conference

Versailles FFA conducts 24th annual state Greenhand Conference

VERSAILLES – For the 24th consecutive year, the Versailles FFA held its annual State FFA Greenhand Conference.The Conference was held at the Ver...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Versailles FFA to sponsor color run, health fair

Versailles FFA to sponsor color run, health fair

VERSAILLES – The Versailles FFA officer team and healthy lifestyle committee will present their fourth annual color run/walk 5K and health fair ...

September 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


2018 Week 5 Football Capsules: It’s homecoming week for Mississinawa Valley, Tri-Village

It’s Homecoming Week!Mississinawa Valley and Tri-Village are the first two of the Darke County schools to hold their homecoming games. With Miss...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Darke County Prep Schedule for Sept. 21-22

Friday, Sept. 21 FOOTBALL West Carrollton at Greenville, 7 p.m.Bradford at Tri-County North, 7 p.m. Covington at Arcanum, 7 p.m.Twin Valley South at M...

September 20th, 2018 |  


No timetable on Bosa’s return

COLUMBUS ‑ Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa has had core muscle surgery for what Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer described as an abdomin...

September 20th, 2018 |  


2018 High School Fall Sports Statistics

2018 High School Fall Sports Statistics

Below is the fourth installment of statistics for the 2018 fall prep sports season. These will run every Friday in The Daily Advocate. Coaches are ask...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Wil Myers, Freddy Galvis homer to lift Padres over Giants 8-4

Wil Myers, Freddy Galvis homer to lift Padres over Giants 8-4

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wil Myers wants to have a strong finish to a challenging season.Myers hit a two-run homer to highlight a five-run second inning...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Prep Roundup: Greenville volleyball wins fifth straight match

GIRLS VOLLEYBALLGreenville 3, Xenia 0Greenville won its fifth consecutive match on Tuesday defeating host Xenia in three games, 25-23, 25-14 and 25-19...

September 19th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


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Cook-Off names semifinalists
Evangelist Wayne Nelson to speak at Central Baptist Church

Evangelist Wayne Nelson to speak at Central Baptist Church

PIQUA – Evangelist Wayne Nelson will be guest speaker at Central Baptist Church, 115 Staunton St., Piqua, from Sept. 30 through Oct. 3.Nelson wi...

September 19th, 2018 |  


TROY – The Miami County Local Food Council will offer a farm to table local harvest dinner prepared by area chefs on Thursday.Participants can m...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Purse bingo to benefit Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County

PIQUA – A purse bingo benefit for Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County will be held Sept. 27 at the Miami Valley Centre Mall.The event begins at...

September 12th, 2018 |  


St. Boniface Oktoberfest scheduled for Sept. 21, 22

St. Boniface Oktoberfest scheduled for Sept. 21, 22

PIQUA – The sixth annual St. Boniface Oktoberfest is scheduled for Sept. 21 and 22.The festival, which takes place on the parish grounds, 218 S....

September 12th, 2018 |  


Prairie Days scheduled at Shawnee Prairie

Prairie Days scheduled at Shawnee Prairie

GREENVILLE – The Darke County Park District will host its annual Prairie Days festival on the weekend of Sept. 29 and 30 at Shawnee Prairie Pres...

September 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Along the Garden Path: She said, ‘She Shed!’

Along the Garden Path: She said, ‘She Shed!’

Men have their man caves and now women are getting their own special spot: “She Sheds.”The idea is that women transform backyard sheds int...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Commissioner’s Corner — August

Commissioner’s Corner — August

August was certainly an interesting month weather wise here in Darke County. It seemed like every day there was either a monsoon, or scorching heat to...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Back Around the House II: The backyard garden

Back Around the House II: The backyard garden

When we first moved into this house, we had three children and were just three months from adding number four. We also had a very large backyard. My o...

September 19th, 2018 |  


On Neff Road: Talking pictures

On Neff Road: Talking pictures

Pictures piled high. Black and white. A few with ragged edges, a style of the times. Years of families with non-smiling faces. The pictures change fro...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Too late?

Too late?

Perhaps you have you been told, “Go for it,” or “Just do it,” or “Don’t let this opportunity pass you by.”Na...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Amish Cook: Bible study at Gloria’s house

Amish Cook: Bible study at Gloria’s house

It’s 1:00, Wednesday afternoon, at our house. The church ladies and girls are all invited to our house for a few hours of fellowship. This time,...

September 18th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Mercer Savings Bank employees select organizations for donations

Mercer Savings Bank employees select organizations for donations

CELINA – As a mutual bank, Mercer Savings Bank always has been deeply rooted in the communities it serves and, as part of that, believes that re...

July 31st, 2018 |  


Desteni Mason named one of the 70 Elite Women in Mortgage in the nation by Mortgage Professional America magazine

Desteni Mason named one of the 70 Elite Women in Mortgage in the nation by Mortgage Professional America magazine

GREENVILLE – Mortgage Professional America Magazine has named Desteni Mason, of Mason Knows Mortgages (A Performance Mortgage Team) in Greenvill...

July 26th, 2018 |  


Park National Corporation reports financial results for second quarter and first half of 2018

NEWARK – Park National Corp. reported financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2018 (three and six months ended June 30).Park&...

July 24th, 2018 |  


Physical Therapy 212 to hold grand opening

Physical Therapy 212 to hold grand opening

TROY – Physical Therapy 212 will hold its grand opening from 3-7:30 p.m. Tuesday.Located at 10 North Market St. in Troy, this new and innovative...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Physical, occupational therapy expansion open at UVMC Outpatient Care Center North

Physical, occupational therapy expansion open at UVMC Outpatient Care Center North

PIQUA – Patients who come for outpatient therapy at the Upper Valley Medical Center satellite facility in Piqua are enjoying expanded space, equ...

July 16th, 2018 |  


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