Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-10-21T11:45:28Z Three men sent to prison <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148920" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_102114104308-TerrickEllisphotofromengagingincorruptactivitysentencingfrom102014.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Four defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Monday afternoon. Terrick Ellis, 38, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to three years in prison for engaging in corrupt activity. In Febr... Bill Tipple 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148920 Farm-related fatality near DeGraff <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148904" 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>A local man was killed in a farm-related accident at his rural DeGraff residence Monday. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Howard, 60, of 1552 State Route 235 North, died while working on a utility trailer. Howard started working ... Bill Tipple 2014-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148904 Indian Lake Schools unable to donate former elementary school properties (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148808" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_81913105944-IndianLakeBOE81913.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake Board of Education conducted their monthly meeting Monday night.&nbsp; After a lengthy executive session, board president Mark Albright released a statement concerning the properties that was the former location for the Huntsville and... Mike Vetorino 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148808 Lt. Governor candidate stops by Bellefontaine (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148803" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10201473249-SharenNeuhardtcandidateLTGov2014speakingatOHP1020140032414.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The annual Logan County Democratic Party Fall Dinner was conducted at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Monday. Lt. Governor candidate Sharen Neuhardt was the featured speaker. Neuhardt is running on the ballot with governor hopeful Ed FitzGerald. Sh... Nate Dunham 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148803 Fowler sentenced to prison for fatal hit-skip accident <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148794" 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 woman was sentenced to prison Monday afternoon stemming from the February 16th hit-skip crash that killed Marine Gunnery Sergeant Monica Plank, 34. Holly Fowler, 26, of 5939 School Street, Urbana, was sentenced to 2 &frac12; years in prison,... Bill Tipple 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148794 Rotarians learn about Meals-on-Wheels <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148788" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10201422354-KishaFallonandPauliTiceatRotaryfrom102014.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Rotary Club met Monday afternoon at the Friendly Senior Center. Kisha Fallon and Pauli Tice of LifeCare Alliance were the guest speakers. They spoke about the Meals-on-Wheels program. LifeCare Alliance took over the Meals-on-Wheels... Bill Tipple 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148788 Local man arrested for stalking ex-wife <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148745" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10201485619-DustinBrandyberryphotofromtwocountsofviolatingaCPOarrestfrom101914.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was arrested on multiple charges after he threatened his ex-wife at her Quincy residence over the weekend. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dustin Brandyberry, 34, of 27158 Maplewood Road, Maplewood, went to Kristia Brandyb... Bill Tipple 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148745 Crash in school parking lot <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148741" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11031174313-RiversideLocalSchools.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area driver crashed in the Riverside School parking lot, 2096 County Road 24 South, DeGraff, Saturday afternoon around two o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Michael McGinnis, 36, of Harrod, was driving a 2010 Chevy Avalanche... Bill Tipple 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148741 Local resident crowned Queen at OSU Lima <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148736" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10201470535-EmilyWatkinscrowned2014OSULimaHomecomingQueenfrom101714.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Emily Watkins of Huntsville was crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen for The Ohio State University Lima campus over the weekend. The crowning ceremony and reception took place Friday afternoon at the Longaberger Alumni Center on the OSU Columbus campus... Bill Tipple 2014-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148736 Benjamin Logan High School asks you to commit to safe driving <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148642" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3081353512-BenjaminLoganHighSchoolsign3813.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan High School staff and students are committed to keeping teens safe on the road.&nbsp; They are asking everyone 14 and older to go to www.celebrtatemydrive.com once a day through Friday October 24th.&nbsp; The more safe driving commitm... 2014-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148642 Absentee voting continues through November 3rd <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148648" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11041155247-LoganCountyBoardofElections.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Board of Elections reports effective for the upcoming November general election, any voter changing his or her name and providing proof of the legal name change, the voter may complete and sign a notice of change of name form and cas... 2014-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148648 Logan County roadwork this week <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148644" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9151451847-LoganCountyHighwayTruckDoor1.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Highway Department reports crews will be conducting roadwork this week. On Monday, October 20th crews will be replacing a culvert on County Road 43. CR 43 will be closed between County Road 31 and Township Road 201 between the hour... Jeff Kelley 2014-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148644 Mary Rutan Hospital conducts Ebola readiness drill (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148601" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_101814120301-VenusWilliamsplaystheroleofEbolapatientatMaryRutanHospitalfrom101714.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Officials at Mary Rutan Hospital continue to monitor and adjust Ebola preparedness efforts as regular updates come from the Ohio Department of Heath (ODH) and Center for Disease Control (CDC). Part of Mary Rutan Hospital&rsquo;s training included a ... Bill Tipple 2014-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148601 Antlerless muzzleloader season harvest numbers up locally and statewide <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148598" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_101113102214-Antlerlessdeer1013.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio&rsquo;s muzzleloader hunters checked 6,613 antlerless white-tailed deer during a two-day season, Oct. 11-12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). That is an 18 percent increase from 2013, when hunters checked 5,608 deer,... Bill Tipple 2014-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148598 Serious injury crash in rural Champaign County; local driver flown <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148590" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7201395328-ChampaignCountySheriffcruiserdoor412.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area driver suffered serious injuries in a car/semi accident north of Mechanicsburg Friday night around eight o'clock. The Champaign County Sheriff's Office reports that Ellen Blanton, 65, of Mechanicsburg, was driving a car northbound on South P... Bill Tipple 2014-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148590 OVI checkpoint planned tonight <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148596" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11081170400-StatePatrolcruiserdoor509.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There will be a sobriety checkpoint on the east side of Marysville tonight. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol along with the Union County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office and Marysville Police Department will conduct a checkpoint on Industrial P... Bill Tipple 2014-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148596 Details released in serious injury accident on State Route 117 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148587" 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 three-vehicle crash on State Route 117 in front of Hurley Farms Friday afternoon around 1:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Marvin Neer, 28, of 14788 Route 33, Lakeview, was driving a 20... Bill Tipple 2014-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148587 Grand Jury indicts 21 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148536" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_92214101402-FloydStoldorfphotofromaggravatedvehicularassaultarrestfrom92014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 20 people earlier this week, including a man and woman for involuntary manslaughter. Mary M. Strawser,76, of 7760 No. County road 5, Rushsylvania, along with Sonny R. Scott, 66, of 7748 N. CR 5 Rushsylvania, both... Jeff Kelley 2014-10-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148536 BHS Homecoming Parade held Thursday night <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148455" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_101714100352-BHSHomecomingParadephoto2from101614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School held its annual Homecoming Parade Thursday evening. The parade started at the intersection of Main Street and Chillicothe Avenue, proceeded south and turned left onto Washington Avenue, then turned right onto Harding Street... Bill Tipple 2014-10-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148455 Drug-related crash in rural Logan County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148453" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10171494838-RyanWarnerphotofromOVIanddrugabusearrestfrom101614.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was arrested following a drug-related crash near Logansville Thursday afternoon around 5:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ryan Warner, 29, of 305 Miami Avenue, Bellefontaine, was driving a 2003 Acura TL eastbound on ... Bill Tipple 2014-10-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148453