Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-09-03T01:52:49Z Local dog rescue to get a new home (Audio included) <a href=";id=187817" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Barely Used Pets Rescue has been finding dogs new homes for years, however the organization will soon have a new home itself. The dog rescue based in Champaign County will be moving from 2970 East Route 36, Urbana to 822 Jackson Hill Road, Urbana (p... Nate Dunham 2015-09-02T05:00:00Z Nine charged for disturbance in Walmart parking lot <a href=";id=187740" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Nine area residents were charged following a disturbance in the Walmart parking lot, 2281 South Main Street, Tuesday night around 8:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that four trucks were revving their engines and appeared they may sta... Bill Tipple 2015-09-02T05:00:00Z CR-V sets monthly sales record <a href=";id=187720" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>American Honda Motor Company today reported August 2015 sales of 155,491 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 6.9 percent over August 2014, when the industry had one additional selling day and an early Labor Day weekend. The Honda Division sold a ... Bill Tipple 2015-09-02T05:00:00Z Hoffman Pool shows revenue increase for 2015 (Audio included) <a href=";id=187669" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine Parks and Recreation Superintendent Kris Myers had some encouraging news about revenue from the Hoffman Pool for board members at their monthly meeting Tuesday night. The pool generated over $72,000 in revenue for the 2015 season. This... Mike Vetorino 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z Local farm bureau, soil & water district conduct joint meeting (Audio & video included) <a href=";id=187663" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Farm Bureau and the Logan Soil &amp; Water Conservation District conducted their annual meetings jointly at the Winner Harvest Barn Tuesday night. The Farm Bureau named Jim and Leslie Warne the Farm Family of the Year. The Warnes ow... Nate Dunham 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z Culvert work to close CR 12 <a href=";id=187659" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Logan County Highway Department Crews will be replacing a culvert on County Road 12 Thursday. The work will be conducted on County Road 12 between County Road 50 and County Road 265. The project will take place between the hours of 7:30 am and 4:30... Nate Dunham 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z United Way kicks off annual campaign (Audio & video included) <a href=";id=187649" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 62nd annual United Way fundraising campaign in Logan County kicked off Tuesday with more than 90 community leaders gathering for a luncheon and training at Green Hills Foundation Hall in West Liberty. The attendees, representing 48 area workplac... Bill Tipple 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z Two local men sent to prison on multiple felony charges <a href=";id=187624" target="_blank"><img src="" 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&rsquo;Connor Monday afternoon. Gregory Hill, 29, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay restitution for ... Bill Tipple 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z County woman charged for pit bull confronting neighbor <a href=";id=187585" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A rural Zanesfield woman has been charged after her pit bull caused a neighborhood disturbance last week. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a dog complaint filed by Tim Scheiderer, 42, of 3967 State Route 292 South, Zanesfield, on Thurs... Bill Tipple 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z Sex offender sought by deputies <a href=";id=187569" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local sex offender is wanted by authorities. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Arthur Jay McKinney, 42, failed to register his address. Deputies have issued a warrant for his arrest. McKinney is a sexually oriented offender. He was... Bill Tipple 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z Monroe Township recaps busy summer (Audio included) <a href=";id=187505" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Monroe Township Trustees met Monday and discussed the township's busy summer. The township has finished its chip seal and paving program for the year. The trustees also paid for this year's work and have already planned ahead to some of next yea... Nate Dunham 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z MEI hosts Senator Sherrod Brown (Audio included) <a href=";id=187504" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>United States Senator Sherrod Brown (D) spent his Monday touring manufacturing plants in Ohio. Part of the tour was a stop at the Midwest Express plant in East Liberty. (Pictured left, Brown with Senior Vice President of Honda Logistics of North Ame... Mike Vetorino 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z Local kayaker drowns at Kiser Lake <a href=";id=187488" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State officials have identified the kayaker who died at Kiser Lake Sunday afternoon around 2:15. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Watercraft Division reports that Douglas Fiscus, 50, of St. Paris, drowned. Fiscus was fishing from an anchore... Bill Tipple 2015-08-31T15:00:00Z Drunk driver arrested for rollover wreck on County Road 10 <a href=";id=187432" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk driver was arrested following a rollover crash on County Road 10 near Tree Links Sunday morning around 12:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Charles South, 55, of 188 Sugarbush Way, Zanesfield, was driving a 2004 Dodge Carava... Bill Tipple 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z Teens arrested for taking parked car <a href=";id=187451" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two area teens were arrested after they admitted to taking a local man's car in West Mansfield Friday. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Matt Elliott, 33, of rural West Mansfield, parked his 1991 Honda on East Center Street. Elliott th... Bill Tipple 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z Valley Hi man arrested for assaulting live-in girlfriend <a href=";id=187445" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county man was arrested following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend at their rural Zanesfield home Sunday morning around one o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kevin Huffman, 44, and Jody Craig, 42, both of 4000 Alpine Pa... Bill Tipple 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z Structure fire destroys rural West Liberty barn; neighbors and churchgoers rescue cows <a href=";id=187381" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A structure fire destroyed a large barn in rural Champaign County Sunday just before noon. West Liberty Fire Chief Conrad Hostetler reports that neighbors and nearby churchgoers rescued seven young dairy cows from the 100-year-old barn at 1741 Menno... Bill Tipple 2015-08-30T05:00:00Z Updated: Bellefontaine teen suffers gunshot wound Saturday; two adults arrested <a href=";id=187342" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that a city teen was injured in an accidental shooting Saturday night around six o'clock. Javon Pence, 13, of 1121 West Columbus Avenue, and four other friends were visiting a teen male who lives at 804 We... Jeff Kelley 2015-08-30T05:00:00Z Boil advisory lifted on city’s east side <a href=";id=187308" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The boil advisory issued on Brookwood Drive in Bellefontaine has been lifted. The boil alert was declared Friday morning due to a water line depressurization. The advisory affected the following homes on Brookwood: 505, 508, 512, 516, 519, 520, 52... Bill Tipple 2015-08-29T05:00:00Z Roads set for resurfacing <a href=";id=187371" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Engineer&rsquo;s Office reports that Pavement Technologies will be resurfacing several roads in the coming week. The roads to be resurfaced are: County Road 5 from U.S. Highway 68 to the Zanesfield corporation limit County Road 43... 2015-08-30T05:00:00Z