Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-06-29T06:12:34Z Rotary presents nearly $4,000 to local organizations <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180500" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6291544921-HeatherODonnellandScottColemanatRotaryon62915.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Rotary Club was in a giving spirit at their weekly meeting Monday afternoon at the Friendly Senior Center. Nearly $4,000 was donated to five local organizations. The money was raised from the annual Rotary-Kiwanis golf outing. Ro... Bill Tipple 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180500 Two injured in crash on 33 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180478" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Bellefontaine Fire Department Squad.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Both drivers were injured in a T-Bone crash near Huntsville at the intersection of Route 33 and County Road 37 Monday morning around 8:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that a northbound car on 37 pulled into the path of a westbound vehi... Bill Tipple 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180478 Fowler seeks early release for hit-skip fatality <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180452" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_22214104505-HollyFowlerphotofromfailuretostopafteranaccidentandtamperingwithevidencearrestfrom22214.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver who fled the scene after she struck and killed a Marine in Bellefontaine is seeking judicial release. Holly Fowler, 27, of rural Urbana, will appear before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor Wednesday afternoon ... Bill Tipple 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180452 Bellefontaine woman arrested for neighborhood disturbance <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180451" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6291591330-MistieMaeLeopoldphotofrompersistentdisorderlyconductarrestfrom62815.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A rural Bellefontaine woman was arrested following a neighborhood dispute Sunday night around 8:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Mistie Mae Leopold, 38, of 170 McKeestown Road, got into a dispute with two women. After Leopold shut... Bill Tipple 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180451 Two arrested for stealing wine from neighbor <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180448" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6291590000-TimFedelephotofromburglaryarrestfrom62815.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two Orchard Island residents were arrested after they broke into their neighbor's home Saturday morning around five o'clock and stole a bottle of wine. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Tim Fedele, 52, of 9028 Park Street, Lakeview, and... Bill Tipple 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180448 Pedestrian struck in grocery store parking lot <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180422" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282513-LoganCountySheriffVehiclesideview.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area driver struck a pedestrian in the Northside Convenience Market parking lot, 13365 State Route 235 North, Lakeview, Sunday afternoon around three o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Anna Saunders, 60, of 201 West South Str... Bill Tipple 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180422 Longtime educator, community leader passes away <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180379" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1081580756-DwightSpencer1815.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Former Benjamin Logan superintendent Dwight Spencer passed away Sunday night following a battle with cancer. Spencer was a teacher, coach, and administrator in Logan County schools for 37 years. He worked at Huntsville, Buckeye Local, Belle Center,... Bill Tipple 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180379 Guest column: Investing in infrastructure, investing in jobs <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180325" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Sherrod Brown 4-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The following is a guest column from Senator for Ohio Sherrod Brown: Several years ago my wife Connie and I were listening to one of my favorite radio programs, NPR&rsquo;s Science Friday, and we heard an interview with author Earl Swift, who wrote ... 2015-06-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180325 Community participation wanted for review of area needs assessment <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180324" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_51414105252-FirstChurchofGodinBellefontaine110.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Logan County community agencies, organizations, and area businesses formed a collaborative team to implement a Needs Assessment Survey focused on identifying and defining local issues, concerns, and needs. The team has been working together for more ... 2015-06-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180324 Indian Lake Board of Education announces special meeting <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180321" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12091290959-IndianLakeMiddleSchoolLakerssign912.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Local Schools have announced a special meeting to be held at 8 a.m. on June 30th in the Board Office. Items to be addressed include completing the fiscal year and approving authorization to bid resurfacing of the high school student park... 2015-06-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180321 Personnel changes, other items highlight Quincy Council meeting <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180320" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6231454304-QuincyCouncil614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Village of Quincy met in regular session earlier this month in Council chambers. The Council passed a proclamation supporting Prostate Cancer Awareness for September 2015 in the Quincy. The resignation of Brian Carpenter was accepted with a tha... 2015-06-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180320 Ohio Watercraft officers increase patrols, target boaters under the influence <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180300" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_92014123831-BoateratMoundwoodon91914.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is participating in Operation Dry Water this weekend as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs. ... Bill Tipple 2015-06-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180300 DeGraff names new village solicitor <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180296" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4211595253-DeGraffCouncil42115.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Village of DeGraff has a new solicitor. DeGraff Village Council met in special session earlier this week and hired Miranda Warren. Warren succeeds Dan Bennett, who recently resigned. Warren&rsquo;s annual salary is $7,200. Her term begins on ... Bill Tipple 2015-06-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180296 Recovery Team activated to help flood victims <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180294" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6181552345-BristolCircleon61715.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Long Term Recovery Team has been activated due to last week's flooding. The recovery team helps residents who need assistance following a disaster. The first responders, the Emergency Management Agency, the American Red Cross, and ... Bill Tipple 2015-06-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180294 Masked man robs area gas station with Taser <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180279" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6271594354-Sunocosignon615.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A masked man armed with a Taser robbed a local gas station Friday night around eight o&rsquo;clock. The St. Paris Police Department responded to a robbery at Sunoco, 355 West Main Street. Police Chief James Pence reports that the suspect demanded m... Bill Tipple 2015-06-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180279 Auto Parts Supplier to bring 85 jobs to Logan County by end of 2015 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180243" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6261584926-Valeo62615.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Tax Credit Authority, a five-member, independent board consisting of taxation and economic development professionals throughout the state, has announced a new project will be coming to Logan County.&nbsp; Valeo North America, Inc. will buil... Jeff Kelley 2015-06-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180243 Jordan responds to Supreme Court marriage ruling <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180220" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9151462440-JimJordanatRotary2on91514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding today&rsquo;s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide: "In today&rsquo;s ruling, five judges overturned the sound public policy that was democra... Bill Tipple 2015-06-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180220 Preliminary results of Community Needs Assessment announced <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180219" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10131150646-MaryRutanHospitalsign.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Health District and Mary Rutan Hospital report the preliminary findings of the 2015 Logan County Community Needs Assessment are available for review. The document is a draft and open for public comment and input at this time.&nbsp;&... Bill Tipple 2015-06-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180219 Boil advisory lifted in east side neighborhood <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180218" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9041481045-BellefontaineWaterDeptBuilding.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The boil advisory issued on Terrence Drive in Bellefontaine has been lifted. The boil alert was declared Sunday night following a water main break on Reservoir Road. The advisory affected the following homes on Terrence: 184, 196, 208, 209, 220, 2... Bill Tipple 2015-06-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180218 County woman charged for assaulting boyfriend with baseball bat <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=180174" 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 woman was charged after she struck her live-in boyfriend with a baseball bat during a domestic dispute at their residence Thursday afternoon around 4:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ashley Roseburrough, 27, assaulted Kyle ... Bill Tipple 2015-06-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=180174