Versailles Vets Club gearing up for fall

Versailles Vets Club gearing up for fall

Versailles offers many events and activities for the public. Having just finished the Summer Entertainment Series at Fountain Square and a musical pro...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Making Darke County a priority

Making Darke County a priority

This is my first submission since our merger between The Early Bird and The Daily Advocate and I wanted to share our vision moving forward. First, we ...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Everybody’s talkin’ about the Fair

Everybody’s talkin’ about the Fair

“Are you going to the Fair?”That’s the question flying around our community this week; and the almost universal answer to that quest...

August 15th, 2019 |  



The GREAT Darke County Fair

The GREAT Darke County Fair

Entitled the greatest county fair on earth, this Friday will be the opening of the 163rd Great Darke County Fair. This year’s fair will run from...

August 14th, 2019 |  


To sit upon a horse

To sit upon a horse

Emma just started horseback riding lessons. She sits tall in her English saddle, looking as though she was always meant to be there. Our love of horse...

August 14th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

The Boston Herald on what can be done to combat mass shootings after massacres in Texas and Ohio:Bullet-resistant backpacks are now being sold in majo...

August 14th, 2019 |  


Dog Spit and other sports memories

Dog Spit and other sports memories

As a boy I was placed on a baseball team called the Gnats, and as a man I played on a softball team named Dog Spit.Is it that I don’t like sport...

August 14th, 2019 |  


From 1619 to 2019: 400 years

From 1619 to 2019: 400 years

Among all the deaths that have surrounded us in the past week, eating at the very fabric of our souls, the death of African American author Toni Morri...

August 14th, 2019 |  


A trip to the mall

A trip to the mall

Between the summer clearance sales and the back-to-school sales this is a great time of year for shopping. So when a trip to one of the great malls to...

August 14th, 2019 |  


Their ViewWriter believe column was ‘informative’

To the Editor:Kathy Magoto’s column of July 26 regarding H. R. 5 Equality Act in Congress was very informative.The bill would amend the male and...

August 14th, 2019 |