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Little Miss, Mister Fair contest continues pageantry traditions - The Daily Advocate
DARKE COUNTY - The Great Darke County Fair brings with it many traditions, including the tradition of pageantry; the Little Miss and Mister pageant has been a steadfast tradition of the fair for at least 25 years, noted Katie Netzley, coordinator.
Oakley festival deemed success - The Daily Advocate
GREENVILLE - Despite a new venue this year, the Annie Oakley Festival has been dubbed a success by its committee members. “We’ve had fantastic attendance,” said President Bill Gunkle. “I think it’s done fantastic. I’m very pleased with the ...
New fire department opens - The Daily Advocate
NORTH STAR - The new North Star Fire Department has been open “for business” for a little over a month. “We moved in on June 17 this year,” said Fire Chief Bill Roll. “Everybody really likes it. Several fire departments have come by to look at it.”
No fear - The Daily Advocate
Two years ago I had the privilege of walking in a local Labor Day Parade. Directly behind the group I was with, a church had a float. On the float a man was on a cross. He had white cloth around his midsection, red paint over much of his body and a crown ...
Take time to rest - The Daily Advocate
The hot, humid summer days are upon us, county fairs are getting into full swing, and parents are heading to the stores to buy back-to-school supplies … all reminders to us that summer is winding down! A friend and I were discussing this recently and ...
Open house set for Ayettes - The Daily Advocate
GREENVILLE - Randy and Coleen Ayette will be celebrating their 40th anniversary at an open house with friends and family from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Elks Lodge in Greenville. The couple, who have lived in Greenville their whole lives, was married Aug ...
Wayne Cancer Center celebrates first year of service - The Daily Advocate
GREENVILLE - On July 1, the Wayne Cancer Center celebrated one year of serving cancer patients in the Darke and surrounding counties, and they’re “very pleased” to continue bringing quality, comprehensive cancer services to the area, said Melissa ...
Wilsons mark 40th anniversary - The Daily Advocate
Rusty and Teresa (Brewer) Wilson will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 9, 1974, at Oakland Church of the Brethren by the Rev. Fred Bernhard. They are the parents of two children, D.J. of West Virginia and Danielle of ...
Calling out to God - The Daily Advocate
I was going through some old files today and ran across the following saying, “Never is there a knock at Heaven’s gate, that it is not heard in Hell and the devil rushes out to silence it.” That saying has a lot of meaning if you stop and think about ...
Woman diagnosed with cancer joins hunderds in 5K - The Daily Advocate
GREENVILLE — A Greenville woman diagnosed with stage two breast cancer in April and more than 300 other runners and walkers participated in The Breast Cancer Awareness 5K on Saturday morning in downtown Greenville. Mary Beth Bozarth, who is going through ...