Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2016-08-25T08:28:22Z ARC, United Way launch 211 helpline (Audio included) <a href=";id=222469" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Union Station was the site Thursday for the launching of the 211 phone or website helpline. The launch was in conjunction with the meeting of the Coordinators of Logan County Agency Services (COLCAS). COLCAS President Kathryn Sherer welcomed the gues... Mike Vetoirno 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Early morning house fire under investigation <a href=";id=222448" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A structure fire caused extensive damage to a home near West Mansfield Thursday morning around three o'clock. The Bokescreek Fire Department along with mutual aid from Ridgeway, Perry Township, and Liberty Township responded to 5224 County Road 124.... Bill Tipple 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z County man arrested for choking his parents <a href=";id=222444" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A rural Bellefontaine man was arrested on multiple charges after he assaulted his parents at their 5601 County Road 55 residence Wednesday night around 8:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Collin Downing, 20, got into an argument wit... Bill Tipple 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Driver, horse injured in T-Bone crash near Piatt Castle <a href=";id=222442" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was injured in a T-Bone crash at the intersection of County Road 1 and State Route 245 (near Piatt Castle) Wednesday afternoon around 2:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Carie Hembree, 40, of Lakeview, was driving a 2... Bill Tipple 2016-08-25T05:00:00Z Hi-Point uses summer to conduct upgrades, Dr. Smith receives a raise (Audio included) <a href=";id=222389" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Board of Education received an update on the district's plans Wednesday evening. Superintendent Dr. Rick Smith explained that the center has spent much of the summer cleaning and organizing the labs. Also several software an... Nate Dunham 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z Discovery Center begins new year <a href=";id=222388" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It's a week of "welcomes" at the Discovery Center. Each day this week, students are experiencing their first day of preschool. From the buses and drop-off areas, to the lobby and classrooms, the Discovery Center is filled with excitement and enthus... Nate Dunham 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z Wrong-way driver causes serious injury accident on Route 33 <a href=";id=222324" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A driver going the wrong way on Route 33 caused a head-on crash in Marysville Monday just before noon. The Marysville Police Department reports that Miranda Wessa, 24, of Woodstock, was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes on 33 near Route 36. ... Bill Tipple 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z City street paving planned on east side <a href=";id=222318" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Several city streets will be resurfaced over the next few weeks. The Shelly Company will be working in the northeastern portion of Bellefontaine. This is part of the citywide paving and grinding project. It's the largest resurfacing project in the... Bill Tipple 2016-08-24T05:00:00Z City council resolution addresses feral cat problem (Audio included) <a href=";id=222269" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine City Council adopted a resolution Tuesday night that supports the Logan County Trap Neuter Return project&rsquo;s humane handling of the feral cat population in Logan County. The TNR in the group&rsquo;s name identifies the steps of wh... Mike Vetorino 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Riverside makes a couple additional hires (Audio included) <a href=";id=222266" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Riverside Board of Education added a few more staff members to the district early Tuesday evening. Lacey Cron was hired as a high school aide. Jennifer Worrell will serve as a part-time custodian. Worrell comes to the district from RTC Industri... Nate Dunham 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Runaway teen located, arrested <a href=";id=222241" target="_blank"><img src=" County JDC 3-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A runaway teen was located in Rushsylvania Tuesday afternoon around 1:15. The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office found Kyle Richardson, 14, at 121 Railroad Street. Richardson was arrested on a warrant from Logan County Family Court for a probation... Bill Tipple 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Area man sent to prison for beating son <a href=";id=222207" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor recently. Last Friday, Steven Haddox, 31, of Celina, was sentenced to two years in prison for endangering children. In January, Ha... Bill Tipple 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Missing city man found <a href=";id=222218" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A missing city man has been found unharmed. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Joshua Seiber, 36, of 450 Kristina Drive, Apt. 8D, went missing Sunday. Authorities thought Seiber may have been staying in the Indian Lake area. Seiber t... Bill Tipple 2016-08-23T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan approves enterprise zone amendment with NEX (Audio included) <a href=";id=222172" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan Board of Education adopted an amendment to an Ohio Enterprise Agreement with NEX Transport Monday evening. The original agreement was approved a couple years ago for phases I and II of NEX's expansion. Both portions were expected ... Nate Dunham 2016-08-22T05:00:00Z City students benefitting from Stuff the Bus (Audio included) <a href=";id=222167" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine board members learned that the Class of 2029 successfully began their academic career on Monday. The male portion of the 182 student class met on Monday.&nbsp; The females will go on Tuesday. The entire class will meet for the first ti... Mike Vetorino 2016-08-22T05:00:00Z Hoffman sentenced to five years <a href=";id=222150" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Bloom Center man was sentenced to five years in prison Monday for the December shooting death of 16-year-old Branden Doseck of Jackson Center. Evan Hoffman, 20, of 6089 County Road 21, Lewistown, was sentenced by Logan County Common Pleas Court Ju... Bill Tipple 2016-08-22T05:00:00Z Youth softball coach arrested for texting, pursuing his player <a href=";id=222114" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county softball coach was arrested for sending inappropriate text messages to one of his players last week. The Washington Township Police Department reports that Michael Hurley, 39, of 17480 Township Road 15, Waynesfield, sent a picture of himsel... Bill Tipple 2016-08-22T05:00:00Z Local food and shelter programs encouraged to apply for federal money <a href=";id=222157" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Logan County has been chosen to receive $6,252 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Local agencies providing these services are encouraged to apply to receive all... Nate Dunham 2016-08-22T05:00:00Z Urbana University welcomes students to new academic year <a href=";id=222158" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Urbana University students began classes on Monday after a weekend filled with activity. On Friday, incoming freshmen were honored at the Annual Opening&nbsp;Convocation. They were greeted by President of the Board of Trustees, Dr. David R. Decker, ... Nate Dunham 2016-08-22T05:00:00Z Sheriff’s Office searching for runaway 14 year old boy <a href=";id=222166" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office is trying to locate 14-year-old Kyle Richardson of Rushsylvania. He has been missing since last Friday. He exited a vehicle driven by his mother. Kyle is 5&rsquo;11&rdquo; with brown hair and green eyes. It... Mike Vetorino 2016-08-22T05:00:00Z