Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-08-20T01:51:30Z Stout fills final seat on DeGraff Council (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140214" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8191495757-DeGraffCouncil81914.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>DeGraff filled its final vacant council seat Tuesday. Dennis Stout stepped up to take the term that will end in December 2017. Stout has been a DeGraff resident for about five years. The village is looking to crackdown on improperly licensed or non... Nate Dunham 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140214 Stuff the Bus concludes, supplies area schools <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140213" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8191495909-2014StufftheBus81914.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The United Way recently ended its annual &ldquo;Stuff the Bus&rdquo; campaign. The project, meant to help Logan County families who struggle with providing school supplies to their children, wrapped up at Wal-Mart over the weekend. A Bellefontaine C... Nate Dunham 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140213 WLS Board of Education updated on building renovation project (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140205" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8191472537-WestLibertySalemBOE81914.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With the buildings being full of parents and students attending open house, the West Liberty-Salem Board of Education squeezed in a brief meeting Tuesday night. Superintendent Kraig Hissong used the majority of the meeting to update the board on the... Mike Vetorino 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140205 Four teens charged for bottle bombs <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140188" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7061274534-ScalesofJustice712.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Charges have been filed against four Bellefontaine teens for the rash of bottle bombs found in the city and county the last few weeks. The Logan County Prosecutor's Office filed charges through Logan County Family Court Tuesday afternoon. Dorion Hu... Bill Tipple 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140188 Man sentenced on escape charge <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140168" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_81914100259-PatrickBiddlephotofromescapesentencingfrom81814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Five defendants were sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor recently. Patrick Biddle, 33, of Kentucky, was sentenced to 2 &frac12; years in prison and ordered to pay court costs for escape and c... Bill Tipple 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140168 Dog bite seriously injures city boy <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140164" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11131320951-BellefontainePoliceDepartmentcruiser101613.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A two-year-old city boy suffered extensive injuries when an unknown dog bit him in the face Monday night around 6:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Briley Ward of 204 Lawrence Street was playing with his puppy when another dog ent... Bill Tipple 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140164 Updated: Serious injury accident near Bellefontaine <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140033" 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>A local driver suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash northwest of Bellefontaine on Township Road 56 Monday afternoon around three o'clock. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Angela Pyles, 47, of 1000 Garfield Ave... Bill Tipple 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140033 Car deer accident east of Bellefontaine <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140160" 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 local driver struck a deer on State Route 533 north of State Route 540 Sunday morning around 6:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Doug Kildow, 44, of 1221 State Route 533, Zanesfield, was driving a 1998 Dodge Ram pickup southbound ... Bill Tipple 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140160 Benjamin Logan students shine on AP exams <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140153" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_31714124241-MattCore31714.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan High School proudly recognizes four graduates from the Class of 2014 for their achievements in The College Board&rsquo;s Advanced Placement Program. Matthew Core, Caitlin Johnson, William Kennedy, and Alexandra Lietzke were granted th... Bill Tipple 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140153 Indian Lake Schools hires public relations specialist Ross (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140054" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8181471712-IndianLakeSchoolBoard81814.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Superintendent Pat O&rsquo;Donnell announced to the board of education Monday night that former Lima TV news anchor and WPKO &amp; WBLL news reporter Jamie Ross has been employed as a public relations specialist. Ross&rsquo; duties inclu... Mike Vetorino 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140054 Donation to help Benjamin Logan expand training facility (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140053" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8181491008-BLBOE81814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan Board of Education accepted a $30,000 donation Monday. The donation was given by the TTEE/Lewis &amp; Dorothy Tamplin Trust through executor Valerie Stanley. The donation will be used to begin a project that would expand the distr... Nate Dunham 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140053 "Pirate Pride Picnic" held at Riverside (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140047" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8181481055-Riversideschoolsopenhouseon81814.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Riverside Local School District held a back-to-school open house Monday. Held since 2008, the &ldquo;Pirate Pride Picnic&rdquo; was sponsored by the Family School Partnership.&nbsp; Debbie Hughes is the parent coordinator at Riverside. She said ... Jeff Kelley 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140047 Two-year-old pedestrian struck near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=139993" 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 two-year-old Lakeview area girl was struck by an SUV on the north side of Indian Lake Saturday morning around 11:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to an accident on Ash Street between Blue Jacket Path and Ironwood. Deputies report t... Bill Tipple 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=139993 Indian Lake man arrested on felony charge following domestic disturbance <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140012" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_81814103543-MichaelSabophotofromdomesticviolenceandpossessionofdrugsarrestfrom81514.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend Friday afternoon. The Washington Township Police Department reports that Michael Sabo, 49, of 8127 State Route 366, Russells Point, told Jennifer P... Bill Tipple 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140012 Teens arrested for golf cart thefts at Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=139997" 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>Three area teens who recently stole golf carts near Indian Lake were arrested over the weekend. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to theft complaints in Chippewa and Island View. Deputies report that Kodie Minor, 15, of 13473 Eagle Path, ... Bill Tipple 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=139997 Local woman assaults Indian Lake man <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140008" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_81814100723-AprilSchuttephotofromassaultarrestfrom81514.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local woman was arrested on multiple charges after she allegedly assaulted an Indian Lake man inside his Orchard Island home Friday night around ten o'clock. The Washington Township Police Department reports that April Schutte, 33, of 4753 County ... Bill Tipple 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140008 Drunk golf cart driver arrested in Chippewa <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=140003" 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 drunk golf cart driver was arrested on the north side of Indian Lake Sunday morning just after midnight. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that a deputy on patrol saw Joseph Myers, 39, of 11400 Powhattan Path, Lakeview, operating a golf ca... Bill Tipple 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=140003 Community Safety Event weathers the storm (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=139880" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8171492022-BellefontaineFireDepartmentaerialladderatCommunitySafetyEventfrom81614.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Despite steady showers, several hundred local residents attended the Second Annual Community Safety Event at Southview Park Saturday from 4-7. Bellefontaine Police Chief Brandon Standley spearheaded the event, which featured law enforcement and emer... Bill Tipple 2014-08-17T12:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=139880 Book signing at Green Hills in September <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=139895" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_81714105843-GreenHillsbooksigningon81714.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Green Hills Community will host a book signing for &ldquo;Living Thoughtfully, Dying Well&rdquo; Tuesday, September 9th from 4-6 pm. The event will be in Foundation Hall at 6557 US 68 South, West Liberty. Dr. Glenn Miller is the author of the b... Jeff Kelley 2014-08-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=139895 American Red Cross Blood Drive Friday <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=139861" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11201174032-RedCross.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There is an urgent need for blood donations in Logan County. The American Red Cross will be having a blood drive Friday August 22nd from 1 pm&ndash;7 pm at Bethel Mennonite Church, 416 Washington St., West Liberty. If you can help those who need th... Jeff Kelley 2014-08-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=139861