Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2017-01-22T08:08:31Z Harman, Wisner Seniors of the Month from Bellefontaine <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234988" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1221780414-KatieHarman.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School has named their seniors of the month for January 2017. Name: Katie Harman Parents: Chris &amp; Cheryl Harman School activities and awards: Symphonic Choir, Les Fons, NHS, Soccer, Swim team, and Track If I were a principa... 2017-01-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234988 Indian Lake Juniors looking ahead to next year, further <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234986" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1291382333-IndianLakeHighSchool912.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The year 2017 just began, but it&rsquo;s already time to start planning for next school year. ILHS guidance counselors Valarie Rapp and Lakeisha Stierhoff met with the Class of 2018 recently to begin formulating plans for their senior year and beyond... 2017-01-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234986 City man caught shoplifiting from Kroger <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234983" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1221773643-JosephLakatosaftershopliftingfromKrogercrop12017.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Bellefontaine man was arrested for shoplifting from Kroger on Friday. The Bellefontaine Police Department was on scene for another concern when they were notified of the incident at about 7:30 p.m. Store employees identified Joseph Lakatos, 28, o... 2017-01-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234983 West Liberty-Salem shooter identified <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234962" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1211735928-ElySerna117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Authorities have identified the teen accused of shooting his classmate at West Liberty-Salem High School Friday morning. Ely Serna, 17, of rural West Liberty, shot Logan Cole, 16, multiple times. Another 17-year-old student suffered minor injuries ... Bill Tipple 2017-01-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234962 Eades, Studebaker named Benjamin Logan Seniors of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234957" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12117120644-DarbyEades117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Darby Eades Parents: Ryland &amp; Kimberly Eades Address: Bellefontaine School activities and awards: Multiple Merit and Scholarship Awards, Citizenship Award, Pep Band, Marching Band,... Bill Tipple 2017-01-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234957 Indian Lake names honor roll students <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234956" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_112514124953-IndianLakeMiddleSchool.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake has announced their honor roll students for the second nine weeks. Seniors 4.0 Alena Babyak, Katlyn Bowsher, Kacie Bush, Logan Coyer, Dalton Faler, Katelyn Hogan, Rachel Kimmel, William (Mitch) Schwieterman and Tiffany Zeigler 3.5-3.99... Bill Tipple 2017-01-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234956 County man dies from suspected heroin overdose <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234954" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8071510638-BellefontaineEMS.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man died from a suspected heroin overdose at his rural Bellefontaine residence Friday morning. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Lewis Boggs, 38, of 3229 State Route 47 East, was unresponsive around seven a.m. His wife found hi... Bill Tipple 2017-01-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234954 NEX Transport holds ribbon-cutting in Bellefontaine Friday <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234916" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12017104345-NEXRibbonCutting1202017.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Chamber of Commerce and the Ambassadors congratulate NEX Transport, Inc. on the opening of their new location at 1400 W. Sandusky Ave. in Bellefontaine. The new location will provide more usable square footage for the company while ... 2017-01-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234916 County man seriously injured in rural crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234898" 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>A local man suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of County Road 52 and County Road 23 (between Lakeview and Jackson Center) Thursday afternoon around 4:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Michael Brown,... Bill Tipple 2017-01-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234898 Staff stopped shooter at WL-S this morning; probably prevented further casualties/Father recounts Friday's events (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234860" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2031490701-WestLibertySalemSchoolssign214.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Authorities responded to an active shooter at West Liberty-Salem Friday morning around 7:35. The shooter, a 17-year-old student, was quickly restrained by staff. Moments later, law enforcement took the teen into custody without incident. The shoot... Bill Tipple & Jeff Kelley 2017-01-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234860 Two injured in car/semi crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234850" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7041373855-ChampaignCountySheriffcruiserdoor412.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two people were injured in a car/semi accident at the intersection of State Route 4 and State Route 56 Wednesday around noon. The Champaign County Sheriff's Office reports that Robert Starcher, 64, of Aurora, was driving a 2005 Freightliner semi sou... Bill Tipple 2017-01-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234850 Township Association learns more about Ohiocheckbook.com (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234826" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1191782339-FrankKohstallspeakingatTownshipAssociation11917.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Township Association learned more about Ohiocheckbook.com at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Thursday evening. Department Director of Public Affairs for the State Treasurer's Office Frank Kohstall&nbsp;(pictured) presented on the we... Nate Dunham 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234826 ILES conducts Laker Zone Awards for second nine weeks <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234824" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1191782425-FirstgraderNevaHinesjumpsinexcitementasILESCoPrincipalMollyHallannouncesshewonthebikeforperfectattendanceinthesecondquarter11917.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Dozens of Indian Lake Elementary School students are sporting new red t-shirts after the recent Laker Zone Awards ceremony for the second nine weeks. The long-time program at ILES has been successful in helping students maintain good behavior at sch... Nate Dunham 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234824 Democratic party chair praises Obama (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234800" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_102711121425-MayorBrannon102711.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Today is President Obama's final full day in office. A local Democrat thinks the president has left a legacy. Logan County Democratic Party Chairperson Adam Brannon reflects on Obama's eight years. [audio:1191761401-AdamBrannonreflectsonPresidentO... Bill Tipple 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234800 County man charged with misuse of a credit card <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234790" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1191791449-JustinBeairphotofrommisuseofacreditcardarrestfrom11717.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county man has been arrested for using a credit card without the owner's consent. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Justin Beair, 35, was living with Scott and Meghan Miller of rural West Liberty for a few weeks. The couple spoke wit... Bill Tipple 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234790 Driver cited for crash at 47 and 235 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234782" 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 driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of State Route 47 and State Route 235 Tuesday afternoon around 4:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that James York-Winegar, 27, of Brentwood, Tennessee, was driving a 2... Bill Tipple 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234782 Flu now widespread across Ohio <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234764" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3091485353-ODH.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Influenza-like illness is now widespread throughout Ohio for the first time this flu season and the number of associated hospitalizations are rising. The first week of January, there were 287 new confirmed flu-associated hospitalizations in Ohio comp... Bill Tipple 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234764 Bellefontaine man sent to prison on drug charge <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234756" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11171591653-BradleyCouchphotofromtraffickingindrugswarrantfrom111615.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Five defendants were sentenced and four pleaded guilty before sitting Judge Mark O'Connor in Logan County Common Pleas Court Tuesday afternoon. Bradley Couch, 37, of Bellefontaine, pleaded guilty to possession of drugs and was sentenced to seven mon... Bill Tipple 2017-01-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234756 Lotts wins Countywide Spelling Bee for second straight year (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234732" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1181781133-GrantLottsLCSBwinner11817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Eleven students from Logan County's school districts compete in the 2017 Countywide Spelling Bee at Indian Lake Middle School Wednesday evening. Bellefontaine Middle School seventh grader Grant Lotts won the spelling bee in 13 rounds. He spelled "ge... Nate Dunham 2017-01-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234732 Community Core happy about recovery center opening (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234730" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1181761043-TammyNicholCORE11817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Community CORE team conducted its first meeting of 2017 Wednesday evening at Union Station in Bellefontaine. The Recovery House located at 216 East Chillicothe Avenue in Bellefontaine is completed. A house manager for the residence has been hire... Mike Vetorino 2017-01-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234730