Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-09-16T02:27:20Z Chief Core expresses support of Indian Lake school levy (Audio and Video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143843" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_91514102208-IndianLakeSchoolBoard91514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Washington Township police chief Rick Core provided a jolt of positive energy Monday night with his message supporting the upcoming November Indian Lake school levy. Core shared his thoughts in front of a large gathering of residents and staff membe... Mike Vetorino 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143843 Brown to take over Russells Point Code Enforcement Department (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143837" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9151482127-RussellsPointCouncil91514.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Russells Point Council discussed its vacant code enforcement officer&rsquo;s position Monday. Mayor Robin Reames informed council that Roger Brown will be filling the position as of September 29th. He will undergo a training and acclimation period. ... Nate Dunham 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143837 Jim Jordan speaks to Rotary Club Monday <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143832" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9151462448-JimJordanatRotaryon91514.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, spoke to the Rotary Club on Monday.&nbsp; He talked about the attacks on our freedom and our first amendment and second amendment rights.&nbsp; Jordan stated our fourth amendment rights are being diminished. He al... Jeff Kelley 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143832 Donatos Pizza named Chamber business for September <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143823" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9151445345-LoganCountyChamberBusinessoftheMonthDonatoson91514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Area Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize Donatos Pizza as the Business of the Month. At left is Jim Snyder's picture in front of Donatos of Bellefontaine. Jim Snyder decided to become an entrepreneur in 1992 after a near 2... Jeff Kelley 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143823 Serious injury crash near West Liberty <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143773" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6211231152-LoganCountySheriffsOfficevehiclecloseup612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash near West Liberty Sunday night around 8:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jessica Stratton, 34, of Bellefontaine, was driving a 2014 Honda Accord northbound on County Road... Bill Tipple 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143773 Serious motorcycle accident in rural Logan County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143777" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282401-LoganCountySheriffVehicleLogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A motorcyclist suffered extensive injuries in a crash near Quincy Saturday afternoon around 3:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that William Moore, 40, of Beaverdam, was riding a 2009 Harley-Davidson Street Glide on County Road 73 near C... Bill Tipple 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143777 Driver flown from State Route 245 crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143780" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7191475350-MacocheeEMSPhotoSquad11271914.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A driver was injured in a one-vehicle crash on State Route 245 near the Piatt Castle Saturday morning around ten o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jason Borton, 42, of Martinsville, was driving a 2003 Ford F450 eastbound on 245... Bill Tipple 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143780 Headley named Hilliker Y Wellness Director <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143783" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_91514103412-KateyHeadley91514.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Mike Mullins, Board President and Acting CEO of the Hilliker YMCA, is pleased to announce the hiring of Katey Headley as the new full time Wellness &amp; Program Director. Katey is a graduate of Indian Lake High School and Bowling Green State Univer... Bill Tipple 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143783 Fatal accident in rural Auglaize County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143781" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_40213115603-StatePatrolcruiserwithtrooper313.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was killed in a rollover crash near Waynesfield Sunday afternoon around 1:30. The Wapakoneta Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Sharon Feikert, 73, of Waynesfield, was driving a 2008 Honda Fit eastbound on Middle Pike Road ... Bill Tipple 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143781 Ohio Hi-Point names September Students of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143650" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9141470505-TravisBordersstudentsofthemonth91414.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center has named their Students of the Month for September. Name: Travis Borders Home school: Marysville Parents: Corina Borders, Arlie Borders Things I enjoy doing: Dabbling in electrical/electronic work - Playing video ... 2014-09-14T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143650 Quincy Council talks taxes, other topics at meeting <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143667" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10021291412-Quincy10212.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Village of Quincy Council recently met in a rescheduled meeting due to Labor Day. Several items of business highlighted the meeting. Information was provided to the Village of Quincy regarding their portion of operation of the Logan County Healt... 2014-09-14T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143667 Roadwork in Monroe, Pleasant Townships <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143648" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9151452155-LoganCountyHighwayTruck.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Multiple roadwork projects in the county will require road closures in the coming days. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be finishing a bridge replacement on CR 34 between Twp Rd 78 and CR 58 in Pleasant Township. The work will r... 2014-09-14T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143648 Indian Lake students celebrate Star Spangled anniversary <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143605" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_91314102059-IndianLakeBandplaysduringStarSpangledanniversarycelebrationfrom91214.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Red, white, and blue filled the stands and the field at Indian Lake High School&rsquo;s football stadium Friday afternoon. In honor of the 200th anniversary of the writing of the National Anthem, more than 600 elementary students wearing American fl... Bill Tipple 2014-09-13T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143605 Busy county road set to close for railroad repairs <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143603" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11031153552-roadclosedanddetoursign.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A popular county road near Rushsylvania will be closed for the next two weeks. Crews from CSX Railroad will repair the rail crossing on County Road 9 between County Road 118 and State Route 274. The work will start today at noon. The crossing is s... Bill Tipple 2014-09-13T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143603 Early morning traffic stop leads to arrest <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143597" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251281014-LoganCountySheriffsOfficeJailComplexsignfrom612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop in Huntsville Saturday morning around 3:40. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Corey Welch, 29, of Bellefontaine,&nbsp; was stopped at the intersectio... Bill Tipple 2014-09-13T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143597 United Way kicks off 2014 campaign (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143545" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9121430134-UnitedWaycampaignkickoffon91214.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The United Way of Logan County kicked off its annual campaign Friday afternoon downtown on Court Street. The local United Way has reached 22% of its goal of $700,000. Approximately 100 people gathered to listen to the preliminary results of this ye... Bill Tipple 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143545 Store vendor caught stealing at city grocery store <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143508" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1061284144-CommunityMarkets.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A store vendor was charged after she stole $280 from a customer at Community Markets, 309 North Main Street, Bellefontaine, Thursday afternoon around 12:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Danielle Boggs, 35, of Lima, took the cash ... Bill Tipple 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143508 Sleepy driver crashes near West Liberty <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143503" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_40213115603-StatePatrolcruiserwithtrooper313.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed on County Road 5 east of County Road 1 Thursday morning around 8:45. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Winston Childers, 21, of Fairborn, was driving a 1999 Nissan westbound on... Bill Tipple 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143503 Repeat drunk driver crashes in rural Logan County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143493" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9121483056-StephenMannsphotofromOVIarrestfrom91214.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man who has five prior OVI convictions was arrested following an alcohol-related rollover crash on County Road 50 east of Rushsylvania Friday morning around 1:55. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Stephen Manns, 49... Bill Tipple 2014-09-12T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143493 Local farm bureau, soil & water district conduct joint meeting (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=143390" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9111485042-AliceandCarolOBrienLSWCDCooperatoroftheYear911140020217.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan Soil &amp; Water Conservation District and Logan County Farm Bureau conducted their joint annual meeting at the Winner's Harvest Barn Thursday. The conservation district named its Cooperator of the Year (pictured left). Alice and Carol O'B... Nate Dunham 2014-09-11T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=143390