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Founded by Quakers, Arba, Indiana community and church celebrate 200th anniversary - The Daily Advocate
Rhoda and Brent Bowman participated in a mock Quaker wedding ceremony at the Arba Friends Church bicentennial celebration Sunday. ARBA, Ind. — Though the original pioneers have long since passed, their settler spirit is remembered with fondness in the ...
Paul Ryan weighs pros, cons of becoming next House speaker - The Daily Advocate
WASHINGTON – Maybe Rep. Paul Ryan doesn’t feel like a character in the classic film “The Godfather,” weighing an offer he can’t refuse. But with Republican Party elders practically begging him to become the next House speaker, the pressure on him ...
REACH program at Franklin Monroe Elementary promotes literacy, parent involvement - The Daily Advocate
Kindergarten and first-grade students at Franklin Monroe Elementary are seeking to improve their reading skills through a new educational initiative called REACH (Reading Expands All Childrens’ Horizons). PITSBURG — A new literacy initiative at a local ...
Former high school coach arrested on sex charges - The Daily Advocate
ANSONIA — A former Ansonia High School boys basketball coach was arrested just after midnight Tuesday morning on a charge of sexual battery as a school authority, a third-degree felony, according to Darke County Jail records. Eric Reaver Beisner, 26, of ...
How is your colon health? - The Daily Advocate
Wayne HealthCare RN’s Jill Brown (blue shirt, left) and Heather Kremer (blue shirt, right) discuss colon health with a visitor inside a giant, inflatable colon during the 41st Annual Darke County Health Fair, held at the Darke County Fairgrounds Tuesday.
Fisher pleads to misdemeanors - The Daily Advocate
Defendant Michael L. Fisher, left, watches as his attorney, David A. Rohrer, right, questions a witness during his bench trial Tuesday morning. Defendant Michael L. Fisher, left, watches as his attorney, David A. Rohrer, right, questions a witness during ...
Bradford football team enters OHSAA playoff picture - The Daily Advocate
Bradford quarterback Andy Branson passes during a football game against Dayton Jefferson on Friday in Bradford. COLUMBUS – Bradford moved into the playoff picture while Versailles slipped again in the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s latest ...
Franklin Monroe boys remain No. 3 in Miami Valley soccer poll - The Daily Advocate
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Mississinawa Valley graduate Mallory Livingston named KIAC attacker of the week - The Daily Advocate
Indiana University East volleyball senior outside hitter Mallory Livingston, a Mississinawa Valley graduate, has been named the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Attacker of the Week. RICHMOND, Ind. – For the third time this season, Indiana ...
Teams from CCC, GWOC and MAC ranked in AP football poll - The Daily Advocate
COLUMBUS – No Darke County football team are ranked in the Associated Press’ state rankings for a third consecutive week. Versailles is the lone Darke County team to be ranked in the AP football poll this season. Versailles was ranked 18th in Division ...
Franklin Monroe volleyball sweeps Milton-Union - The Daily Advocate
PITSBURG – The Franklin Monroe volleyball team swept Milton-Union 25-18, 25-10, 25-14 on Monday. Morgan Booher led Franklin Monroe in kills with 15, and Makenzie Kreitzer added 10. Carrie Baker had 18 assists, and Booher had 12. Booher also had 13 digs ...
Pre-sale tickets available for Greenville football game - The Daily Advocate
GREENVILLE – Pre-sale tickets are available for Greenville’s varsity football game at Vandalia-Butler. Greenville will travel to Butler High School to play the Aviators at 7 p.m. Friday. Pre-sale tickets cost $6 for adults and $4 for students and ...
Greenville girls soccer gets 1st win of the season - The Daily Advocate
GREENVILLE – The Greenville girls soccer team recorded its first win of the 2015 season with a 2-1 victory against West Carrollton in the Lady Wave’s home finale on Monday. Greenville’s Kayla Arnold scored at four minutes in to take a 1-0 lead, which ...
Local senior living community reopens to public after July flood - The Daily Advocate
GREENVILLE – Three months after a cloudburst inundated Greenville with up to six inches of rain, a local senior living community has completed repairs and is again accepting new residents. Officials with Brookdale Greenville said the $600,000 project has ...
Greenville High School beats Piqua High School in off-the-field competition - The Daily Advocate
GREENVILLE – In week seven, Greenville High School beat Piqua High School and earned a $300 scholarship in last week’s Goodwill Stores Drive to Victory competition. Drive to Victory is a friendly competition each week between two local high schools ...