Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-08-01T06:50:56Z Rushsylvania man receives top Lions Club Award (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137791" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7311462304-DanMitchell73114.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Rushsylvania man recently received the Lions Club&rsquo;s top honor. Dan Mitchell was the recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellowship. The award is given to individuals who donate $1,000 to the Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF) or people fo... Nate Dunham 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137791 Bellefontaine Regional Airport receives federal funds <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137788" 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 Bellefontaine Regional Airport was awarded some federal funds Thursday. Senator Sherrod Brown announced that the airport received $150,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The funds will purchase snow removal equipment, including a s... Nate Dunham 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137788 Levan’s Excavating expecting no delays in brush clearing; Pilot in serious condition <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137782" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7301444438-LeoBoucher.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine Mayor Adam Brannon reported Thursday afternoon that Levan&rsquo;s Excavating, the company hired to clear the brush for the bike path from Bellefontaine to West Liberty, is not expecting any delays following Tuesday&rsquo;s helicopter cr... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137782 Boil water advisory issued for small section of city <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137787" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72611105753-Faucet and glass photo 7-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Water Department issued a boil water advisory until further notice following a water line repair on Richard Street near South Main Street Thursday afternoon. Residents should boil water for at least five minutes before consumption.... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137787 Springfield woman charged with drunk driving <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137778" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7311415526-KaseySherrockphotofordrunkdriviing73114.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Springfield woman was arrested on multiple charges after a traffic stop on north Main Street near the US Route 33 interchange Wednesday morning around 2:00. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Kasey R. Sherrock of Springfield nearly r... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137778 Road to close for culvert replacement <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137757" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10101174318-roadwork.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Engineer&rsquo;s Office reports crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be replacing a culvert on Township Road 95 between State Route 274 and U.S. Route 33 with a scheduled starting date of Monday August 4th. The work w... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137757 Sheriff’s deputies arrest suspect in earlier burglary <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137743" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7311484456-RichardDecklingphotofromburglaryarrestfrom73114.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Deputies from the Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s office made an arrest related to a burglary from Monday near East Liberty. Richard Deckling, 18, of 9160 CR 153, East Liberty was arrested Wednesday and charged with one count of burglary.&nbsp; This a... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137743 Updated: Kasich to visit Bellefontaine in August <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137577" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7301482725-GovernorJohnKasichon73014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Governor John Kasich will be in Bellefontaine Friday August 8th. An Ohio Jobs Discussion with Governor Kasich will be held at the Canby building, 144 S. Main Street in downtown Bellefontaine. Doors will open at 10:00 am with the event from 10:30 ... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137577 Two West Mansfield residents lodged for child endangerment <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137635" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5251170339-Sheriff's Department SUV.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two West Mansfield residents were taken into custody for child endangerment Tuesday evening around 5 pm. Myron Payne, 59, of 139 N. Main Street, was charged with child endangering, disorderly conduct, and possession of marijuana. Randie Monk, 45, o... Nate Dunham 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137635 Riverside hires new high school principal (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137634" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7311462543-KellyKauffman.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Riverside Board of Education voted on some changes to the high school principal position Wednesday. Kelly Kauffman (pictured) was hired to fill the principal position after Andy McGill left the district. Kauffman has been a teacher at Riverside ... Nate Dunham 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137634 Rail repairs to close Rushsylvania street <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137498" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11031153552-roadclosedanddetoursign.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A rail crossing in Rushsylvania will be closed starting Wednesday. CSX Railroad will be conducting repairs on the Euclid Street crossing. The crossing is located between Sandusky Street (State Route 274) and Walnut Street. Work will begin Wednesda... Nate Dunham 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137498 Updated: Pilot tells Highway Patrol helicopter crash apparently caused by engine failure (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137497" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7291480147-ChopperdownbyLibertyHills72914.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; The State Highway Patrol at Marysville reported the trooper investigating the accident talked with Leo Boucher Wednesday morning at Grant Medical Center.&nbsp; Boucher told the trooper the crash was caused by engine failure, and not by the ... Nate Dunham and Jeff Kelley 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137497 Logan County court news <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137476" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10211335339-DustinStevensphotofrompossessionofdrugabuseinstrumentsanddrivingundersuspensionarrestfrom101813.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The following defendants were before the Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor on July 28, 2014. Jason Mendiola, age 27 pled guilty to failure to appear and was sentenced to fifteen months in prison to be served concurrently with a current se... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137476 Car hit by a Horse Tuesday <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137470" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_sheriff sign 10-062.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s office reports Tuesday at 5:50am Mark Schutte, 52, of Anna was driving a 2001 Chevy Lumina south on CR 21 near CR 77 and was struck by a horse that had entered the roadway.&nbsp; There was minor damage to the vehicle... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137470 Rotary Club has special guest from South Carolina <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137364" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72814100705-NewberryOperaHouseSouthCarolingExecutiveDirectorDebraSmith72814.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Rotary Club met on Monday with a special guest from Newberry, South Carolina.&nbsp; Debra Smith is the executive director of the Newberry Opera House.&nbsp; She spoke about how the opera house helped kickstart the city of Newberry&... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137364 West Liberty Council discusses two resolutions (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137345" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7281485531-WestLibertyCouncil72814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Liberty Council discussed two resolutions and one ordinance Monday. The first resolution was an agreement of understanding between the village and the Macochee Joint Ambulance District. The district plans to make some additions to its building.... Nate Dunham 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137345 City man facing multiple charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137341" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Sheriff's Department SUV.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic disturbance Saturday night around 9:30. The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s office reports that Chase M. Whiting, 23, of 410 North Detroit Street, according to an unknown caller, had stru... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137341 Belle Center man charged with OVI <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137339" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Sheriff patch.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Belle Center man is facing multiple charges following an incident Saturday night at 10:20 in Belle Center. Logan County patrol deputies stopped Travis L. May, 25, of 2024 State Route 273, on Torrence Street. May was charged with OVI, driving unde... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137339 City man arrested for felonious assault and burglary <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137338" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7281451724-AnthonyJohnsonphotofromassault72814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man was arrested on multiple charges following an incident around noon Sunday. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Anthony T. Johnson, 26, of 513 Cooper Ave., was charged with felonious assault and burglary. Witnesses report tha... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137338 Two arrested after dispute at Lakeview Bar <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137328" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7281423212-DarleneONeal72814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lakeview man and St. Mary&rsquo;s woman were arrested Sunday night at 10:15 following an incident outside the Mustangs Bar 105 East Lake, Lakeview. Logan County deputies found the suspects, Craig S. Dearwester, 52, 13808 US Route 33, Lakeview and ... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137328