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GHS grad excited to be part of Royals’ success - The Daily Advocate
SURPRISE, Ariz. — Tripp Davis hasn’t been part of the Kansas City Royals organization for long, but it’s exciting for him to see the Royals advance to the World Series for the first time in 29 years. Davis, a Greenville High School alumnus, is a ...
Excesses, new and old, in political campaigns - The Daily Advocate
Recent bantering in online comments about the huge amounts spent in modern presidential campaigns got me to thinking. Is our spending on this unprecedented? I decided to do a little research, to learn how our ancestors dealt with this event, and was ...
Beef, noodles served - The Daily Advocate
GORDON - The Gordon United Methodist Women will be having a beef and noodle dinner on Oct. 25, beginning at 5 p.m. The church is located at 311 East St. in Gordon. The menu will consists of beef and noodles, mashedcpotatoes, green beans, salad, roll ...
Museum volunteer publishes third book - The Daily Advocate
GREENVILLE — Marilyn Robbins, who has volunteered at the Garst Museum for more than 20 years, has published her third book in a series of letters and autobiographies based on Annie Oakley and the people in her life. The first was an autobiography about ...
Candidates for state rep. face off - The Daily Advocate
DARKE COUNTY- On Monday The League of Women Voters of Darke County sponsored a non-partisan candidates forum at Tri-Village high school. Focusing on the race for the 80th house district state representative seat, Republican candidate Stephen Huffman and ...
Frens, Kester named 1st team all-GWOC North - The Daily Advocate
GREENVILLE — Greenville goalkeepers AJ Frens and Ashton Kester both were named to the Greater Western Ohio Conference North Division’s first teams for boys and girls soccer. Frens was named first team all-GWOC North in boys soccer. He led all GWOC boys ...
Versailles slips in playoff ratings - The Daily Advocate
COLUMBUS — With two weeks left in the regular season the Versailles football team remains in playoff position, but the Tigers slipped in the standings for the third consecutive week. In the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s fifth weekly computer ...
Ohio agency to get $300,000 for Ebola protection - The Daily Advocate
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Health won approval Monday to buy thousands of additional protective outfits to prepare for the possibility of the state’s first Ebola case. The agency, acting because a Dallas nurse tested positive for the virus ...
GOP governors don’t see ‘Obamacare’ going away - The Daily Advocate
WASHINGTON - While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law’s major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don’t ...
No Darke County teams included in state rankings - The Daily Advocate
COLUMBUS — For the second week in a row no Darke County football teams are included in the latest Associated Press state rankings. Versailles was ranked No. 12 in Division VI two weeks ago in the fourth weekly poll of the season but remained out of the ...
It must be October - The Daily Advocate
The leaves are changing color, the temperatures are falling, and once again my room has been invaded by leering jack-o’lanterns, creepy spiders and bats. It must be October. October seems to be the month of field trips for the younger students.
Outside in - The Daily Advocate
Wet laundry no longer hung on the line. Mom hung it instead on the clothes line in the basement. The clothing took a long time to dry with the basement feeling as damp as the fall weather outside. The season changed as did life back that lane on Neff Road.
Boulders, mountains and moons - The Daily Advocate
The author Kurt Vonnegut wrote that it might be a great mistake that the universe contains matter that “…can think and feel. It complains so.” Often, “it” (i.e., we) also thinks quite poorly. There are occasions—many occasions—when I look at ...
Harvest party slated - The Daily Advocate
GREENVILLE - JC’s Coffee House officials are announcing their annual harvest party from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 24. All ages are welcome. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. “If you’ve never been to the coffeehouse, now is the time to come ...
Popular Union City building under renovations - The Daily Advocate
UNION CITY, Ohio - Ted Leahey said “207,” the building on Oak Street which he and Rick Root have been remodeling for three years was a popular place this past weekend during the Union City, Indiana’s first Arts Festival. “The Ball State show was in ...