Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2016-05-06T11:51:00Z Burglar hits Indian Lake home, TV stolen <a href=";id=213195" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There was a burglary on the north side of Indian Lake earlier this week. Jeffrey Iiams, 57, of 11401 Township Road 251, Belle Center, contacted the Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office Monday. Deputies report that a television and other miscellaneou... Bill Tipple 2016-05-06T05:00:00Z Indian Lake Middle School announces Students of the Month <a href=";id=213194" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake Middle School Students of the Month are 8th grader William Longbrake, 7th grader Gracie Taylor, 6th grader Madison Holbrook, and 5th grader Grace Pequignot. (Pictured, left to right: Grace Pequignot, Madison Holbrook, Gracie Taylor, ... Bill Tipple 2016-05-06T05:00:00Z BHS senior awarded full scholarship <a href=";id=213191" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School senior Chase Miller was recently named the Bruce E. Higham College Scholarship winner. The Board of Directors of the Jamestown Area Foundation met with Miller on Wednesday when he officially accepted the award. (Pictured f... Bill Tipple 2016-05-06T05:00:00Z Empty Bowls conducted in Logan County for third year (Audio included) <a href=";id=213140" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A regional food bank conducted an awareness event at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Thursday evening. The Second Harvest Food Bank held the 3rd annual Logan County Empty Bowls. The event is meant to bring local attention to food insecurities in the... Nate Dunham 2016-05-05T05:00:00Z Local parents and students learn about Internet security (Audio included) <a href=";id=213135" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Students and parents throughout Logan County got a crash course in social media safety from a nationally renowned expert. Former Massachusetts Director of Internet Safety and Intelligence Analyst Katie Greer spoke to students at Indian Lake, Benjami... 2016-05-05T05:00:00Z Ohio Law Enforcement Officers Honor 770 Killed in the Line of Duty <a href=";id=213132" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, members of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission, and law enforcement officers from throughout the state gathered Thursday for the annual Ohio Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony to honor the 770 Ohio peace offic... 2016-05-05T05:00:00Z Two men caught stealing mail in rural Logan County <a href=";id=213087" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two men were arrested after they were caught stealing mail near Zanesfield Wednesday morning around 10:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Brima Jalloh, 20, of Columbus, and Handris Kamara, 19, of New Jersey, stole mail from a mailbox... Bill Tipple 2016-05-05T05:00:00Z Suspended driver charged for getting stuck in Camp Willson creek <a href=";id=213089" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A suspended driver was charged after he got his grandmother's vehicle stuck in a creek at Camp Willson, 2732 County Road 11, Bellefontaine, earlier this week. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Justin Reilley, 25, of Bellefontaine, was d... Bill Tipple 2016-05-05T05:00:00Z Free fishing weekend across Ohio <a href=";id=213091" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on Saturday and Sunday, state residents are invited to take part in the annual free fishing weekend, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio&rsquo;s Free Fishing Days are open ... Bill Tipple 2016-05-05T05:00:00Z Turkeyfoot Benefit Crew aids area hospice centers (Audio included) <a href=";id=213049" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An all-volunteer group in Logan County has done so much to benefit a four-county region. The Turkeyfoot Benefit Crew has raised over $450,000 since 2000 to aid Caring Hearts in its support of Universal Health &amp; Hospice (Bellefontaine), The Wilso... Nate Dunham 2016-05-04T05:00:00Z Ashlynn Manns to represent Indian Lake at national conference <a href=";id=213047" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School sophomore Ashlynn Manns is going to the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Boston this weekend. Manns earned a first place award in the Regional Business Professionals of America competition i... 2016-05-04T05:00:00Z Rural road set to close for bridge repair work <a href=";id=213105" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A road near Belle Center will be closed for bridge work this week. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be repairing a bridge on Township Road 107 between County Road 101 and Township Road 51 in Richland Township. The work will is sc... Bill Tipple 2016-05-05T05:00:00Z County drug dealer sent to prison <a href=";id=212990" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One defendant was sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor earlier this week. Garrett Craig, 23, of Lewistown, pleaded guilty to trafficking in drugs and was sentenced to six months in prison. La... Bill Tipple 2016-05-04T05:00:00Z American Honda sets new April sales record <a href=";id=212988" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>American Honda Motor Company today reported a new April sales record of 148,829 Honda and Acura vehicles, an increase of 14.4 percent for the month. Year to date American Honda sales reached 506,532, up 9.2 percent. The Honda Division set a new month... Bill Tipple 2016-05-04T05:00:00Z Home invasion in Lakeview; victims arrested <a href=";id=212985" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Both victims were arrested following a home invasion at their Lakeview residence Tuesday night around 9:55. Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a burglary in progress at 110 North Oak Street. Beverly Arnett, 58, said she fled ... Bill Tipple 2016-05-04T05:00:00Z Drunk man passes out on village street <a href=";id=212979" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk man was arrested on multiple charges in Russells Point Tuesday afternoon around 3:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that George Briggs, 43, of Lima, was passed out near the intersection of Warren Street and Mansfield Street. A c... Bill Tipple 2016-05-04T05:00:00Z Burglars hit county home, guns stolen <a href=";id=212972" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There was a burglary near Bellefontaine earlier this week. Thomas Manns, 61, and Lisa Bryson, 50, both of 2964 County Road 91, contacted the Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office Tuesday night around 9:30. Initially, the couple noticed change missing... Bill Tipple 2016-05-04T05:00:00Z New programs coming to the Bellefontaine parks system (Audio included) <a href=";id=212934" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Joint Recreation District Board discussed Tuesday a couple new programs coming to the parks. The district recently received a $2,000 grant from the Untied Way of Logan County Youth Allocation Committee to begin the fundraising proc... Nate Dunham 2016-05-03T05:00:00Z Indian Lake FCCLA shines at state conference <a href=";id=212932" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Members of Indian Lake High School's FCCLA scored high marks at the FCCLA State Leadership Conference at the Ohio State Fairgrounds recently. The team of Kiersten Messer, Breanna Thompson, and Zolena Franklin earned a Gold rating and placed 2nd in t... 2016-05-03T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan FFA Chapter recognizes members' accomplishments <a href=";id=212931" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan FFA Chapter recently held their annual banquet to showcase their&nbsp;accomplishments from the past year. The members and their families listened to Dale Minyo&nbsp;and his speech on &ldquo;The World is Run by Those Who Show Up&rd... Nate Dunham 2016-05-03T05:00:00Z