Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2016-07-27T06:05:36Z Local community invited to recognize the service of firefighter (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219901" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72716112853-ChuckPoston72716.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A longtime Bellefontaine firefighter is retiring after 29 years of service. Friday will be the last day for Chuck Post. [audio:7271694252-ChuckPostinterviewonretirement72716.mp3]He explains what he loved about his job and why he stayed for so long[... Cole McDaniel 2016-07-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219901 County man charged for early morning domestic dispute <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219871" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7271684042-SamuelRamosphotofromdomesticviolencearreston72716.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A DeGraff man was arrested following a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend at their 350 Sandra Drive, Apt. 3, residence Wednesday morning around four o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Samuel Ramos, 23, got into an argu... Bill Tipple 2016-07-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219871 Missing teen turns himself in <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219870" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72616123856-DennisHorneon72616.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city teen who was missing for nearly a week turned himself in at the Logan County JDC Tuesday night around eleven o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Dennis Horne, 15, was walking with his cousin near the railroad tracks betw... Bill Tipple 2016-07-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219870 City investigating solutions to the stray animal problem (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219832" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7261673521-BellefontaineCC72616.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Service-Safety Director Jim Holycross told Bellefontaine City Council members Tuesday night that he needs their assistance with the stray animal problem. He cited feral cats, wildlife (deer), and even wild chickens. The cat issue is worse in the sum... Mike Vetorino 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219832 School will start on September 19th says Ruscilli (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219836" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72616102108-WLSBOECraigmainpic72616.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Liberty-Salem Schools Board of Education met on Tuesday night. Ruscilli Construction Company&rsquo;s Craig Kertesz (pictured right) told the board that work is on schedule and school should begin on the scheduled start date of September 19th.&nb... Jeff Kelley 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219836 Riverside waives all academic and athletic fees (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219833" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7261674012-RVSDBOEhighlights172616.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Riverside Board of Education waived all of its academic and athletic fees for the upcoming school year Tuesday. The move comes one month after the board voted to waive all of the district's transportation fees. The board decided to make the move... Nate Dunham 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219833 Metz wins with Grand Champion Doe at Ohio State Fair <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219831" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7261685213-OSUstatefairKyndallMetzwinner72616.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Kyndall Metz, 14-year-old freshman from West Liberty-Salem, won the Junior 2016 Ohio State Fair Reserve Grand Champion Percentage Doe show on Thursday, July 21st.&nbsp; Kyndall has been showing goats for six years. She belongs to the Crit-R-Dun 4-H ... Jeff Kelley 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219831 Blue Jacket cheese wins at 2016 Ohio State Fair (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219793" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72616100526-breadandcheese72616.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Blue Jacket Dairy was awarded two ribbons at the 2016 Ohio State Fair. The cheese competition included eight categories of Ohio-made cheese. Blue Jacket's Arrowhead Herb Chevre received first place in the 'Goat and Sheep Milk Cheese' category. Arr... Cole McDaniel 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219793 County man sent to prison on assault, theft charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219785" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11316104318-EricSmithphotofromtwocountsofreceivingstolenpropertyarrestfrom11216.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two defendants were sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor Monday afternoon. Eric Smith, 26, of Quincy, was sentenced to 18 months in prison, to be served consecutively to a sentence from ... Bill Tipple 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219785 District Governor addresses Rotarians <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219806" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7251650954-MikeKellyatRotaryon72516.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Rotary Club heard from a key leader at Monday&rsquo;s meeting at the Friendly Senior Center. Rotary District Governor Mike Kelly of Mason was the featured speaker. Kelly said he wants to get the youth more involved in Rotary. His... Bill Tipple 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219806 City teen reported missing <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219809" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72616123856-DennisHorneon72616.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city teen has been missing for nearly a week. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Dennis Horne, 15, of 116 Evansville Street, left his residence on Wednesday. His parents reported him missing on Monday night. Horne is 5&rsquo;5&rdqu... Bill Tipple 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219809 Driver cited for State Route 235 crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219775" 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 was cited following a one-vehicle crash on State Route 235 near Township Road 27 (north of DeGraff) Monday morning around 5:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Brittany Arbogast, 20, of Russells Point, was driving a 200... Bill Tipple 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219775 Teen charged for alcohol-related dispute with parents <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219774" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Logan County JDC 3-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county teen was arrested following a dispute with his parents at their Pickrelltown home Monday night around 9:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Chance Short, 17, of 6412 County Road 29, was throwing and breaking items in the dini... Bill Tipple 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219774 Area woman charged for littering on county road <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219773" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282915-LoganCountySheriffsOfficeJailComplexsignfrom612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area woman has been charged for littering near West Mansfield this week. The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office responded to a trash dumping complaint on County Road 8 near County Road 131 Monday morning around ten o&rsquo;clock. A farmer found... Bill Tipple 2016-07-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219773 Local OSU Alumni provide scholarships to Benjamin Logan grads (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219730" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72516100251-EmilyWeidmanandherfamilywithBuckeyeman72516.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Ohio State University Alumni Association conducted its scholarship and annual meeting at Heritage Hall in Zanesfield Monday night. The group awarded its scholarships to Emily Weidman and Kylie Stout, both from Benjamin Logan. Weidm... Nate Dunham 2016-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219730 West Liberty Village nearing police house location decision (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219729" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7251685551-WestLibertyVillageCouncil72516.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty Village Council conducted their second of two meetings in July Monday night. Garnering the majority of the discussion was where to house the police department. Their previous house was nearly condemned because of the dismal conditi... Mike Vetorino 2016-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219729 Logan Co-Op warning members of scam (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219701" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9161343758-NewCountyCoop91613.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Logan County Electric Cooperative (LCEC) is currently cautioning members to be aware of phone scam callers. The scammers are claiming to represent the cooperative and are informing members that something is wrong with their account. The caller is t... Cole McDaniel 2016-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219701 Indian Lake man arrested for neighborhood outburst <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219688" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72516121923-AnthonyHillphotofromaggravatedmenacingarrestfrom72216.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was arrested following a neighborhood dispute in Lakeview Friday night around 9:35. Deputies from the Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office responded to 175 Jervis Street. Anthony Hill, 56, of 180 Church Street, Lakeview, was holding some... Bill Tipple 2016-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219688 Father charged for assaulting 12-year-old daughter <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219680" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72516110957-JarrettKopusphotofromdomesticviolence72316.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A DeGraff father was arrested following a domestic dispute with his 12-year-old daughter over the weekend. Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to 215 East Miami Street, DeGraff, Saturday morning around 9:25. The daughter told dep... Cole McDaniel 2016-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219680 County man charged with stalking ex-girlfriend <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219678" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72516104528-KoreyGrandiphotofrommenacingbystalkingarrestfrom72416.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county man was arrested for stalking his ex-girlfriend at her Lakeview home late Saturday night. The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office reports that Korey Grandi, 29, of rural Huntsville, drove by Ciera Nicol&rsquo;s 470 South Main Street residen... Bill Tipple 2016-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219678