Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2017-12-17T03:22:54Z Keene, Luttmer named Ben Logan Seniors of the Month <a href=";id=257055" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan High School has named Brent Luttmer and Taylor Keene as their December 2017 Seniors of the Month. NAME: Taylor Keene PARENTS: Kandie Brown School activities and awards: Ohio Model United Nations, Softball, Basketball Cheerleading, ... 2017-12-17T05:00:00Z Riverside teacher recognized for years of teaching through contest win <a href=";id=257054" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Riverside Schools recently announced 10th and 12th grade English teacher Mrs. Fleming has recently won the Christopher &amp; Banks Amazing Teacher Contest. Fleming won $500 to makeover her classroom as well as a little personal reward for all the ha... 2017-12-17T05:00:00Z Indian Lake Middle School uses grant to share Christmas dinner <a href=";id=257053" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With the assistance of a local grant, Indian Lake Middle School students are making sure their classmates have a hearty Christmas dinner this holiday season. ILMS Student Council leaders Kendall Cotterman and Lindsey Phillips, along with ILMS Co-Pri... 2017-12-17T05:00:00Z 2018 county fair dates announced <a href=";id=257052" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohioans can start planning visits to all of their favorite fairs across the state. The Ohio Department of Agriculture this week released the official dates for the 2018 fair season, which includes Ohio&rsquo;s 94 county and independent fairs and the ... 2017-12-17T05:00:00Z Salmonowicz named Calvary Christian Senior of the Month <a href=";id=257033" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Calvary Christian recently named its Senior of the Month. Name: Jon Salmonowicz Parents: David and Jean Salmonowicz Address: Zanesfield School activities and awards: Basketball, Soccer, FCA, United Way Youth Allocations, Honors Society, Key Club,... Bill Tipple 2017-12-16T05:00:00Z Hilton graduates from basic training <a href=";id=257031" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>U.S. Air Force Airman Fletcher Hilton recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Hilton completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies... Bill Tipple 2017-12-16T05:00:00Z Grand jury indicts local teen on murder charges <a href=";id=257030" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A rural Urbana boy accused of killing his father's longtime girlfriend has been indicted in adult court on murder charges. Champaign County Prosecutor Kevin Talebi reports that Donovan Nicholas, 15, was indicted on single counts of aggravated murder... Bill Tipple 2017-12-16T05:00:00Z Griffis announces candidacy for 85th District House seat <a href=";id=257026" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Justin Griffis (R-Sidney) has announced his candidacy for the 85th District House seat in Ohio. The district covers parts of Logan and Shelby counties and all of Champaign County. The Republican primary election will be held on May 8, 2018. Griffis ... Bill Tipple 2017-12-16T05:00:00Z COSI on Wheels visits Indian Lake Elementary <a href=";id=256999" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Elementary first through fourth graders learned about their own "Incredible Human Machine" during the COSI on Wheels visit Friday. The event began with a COSI-led assembly where kids got to be a part of helping a human body become health... Cole McDaniel 2017-12-15T05:00:00Z Two Bellefontaine High School students named to National Merit Scholarship Program <a href=";id=256998" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School Principal Dr. Pam Noeth announced today that Ryoma Kawakami and Alexander Taylor have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit ... Cole McDaniel 2017-12-15T05:00:00Z City man indicted for fatal motorcycle crash, Grand Jury indicts 23 <a href=";id=256975" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 23 people earlier this week, including a city man for a fatal motorcycle crash from earlier this year. William Dotson, 21, of 868 East Sandusky Avenue, Apt. 226, was indicted on one count of aggravated vehicular ... Bill Tipple and Nate Dunham 2017-12-15T05:00:00Z Two arrested for vehicle break-ins across Logan County <a href=";id=256974" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man and a Springfield woman were arrested on multiple charges after several unlocked vehicles were broken into in the county early Thursday morning. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to Valleyview Drive around 1:50 a.m. The homeown... Bill Tipple 2017-12-15T05:00:00Z County man injured in weather-related rollover crash <a href=";id=256970" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was injured in a weather-related rollover crash on Township Road 56 just south of County Road 57 (northwest of Bellefontaine) Friday morning around 5:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Larry Piatt III, 24, of rural DeG... Bill Tipple 2017-12-15T05:00:00Z Teen driver crashes into two yards near Bellefontaine <a href=";id=256968" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on Township Road 199 (near Bellefontaine) Thursday afternoon around 2:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Christopher Ray, 19, of Bellefontaine, was driving a 2010 Ford Crown Victo... Bill Tipple 2017-12-15T05:00:00Z Bowen, Wolf honored as ILHS Seniors of the Month <a href=";id=256942" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School recently recognized its December Seniors of the Month. Christina Bowen Parents: Kelli and James Bowen Address: DeGraff School Activities and Awards: Meistersingers, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Marching Band Secreta... 2017-12-14T05:00:00Z Graham School Board: Levy cannot wait, need is urgent <a href=";id=256941" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Graham will be seeking community support during the May 8th election. The board released this statement to discuss the tax issue: After the failure of the November ballot issue, the Graham School Board unanimously voted to return immediately to the... 2017-12-14T05:00:00Z Brass band set to entertain Holland crowd (Audio included) <a href=";id=256924" target="_blank"><img src=" Theatre 11-09.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Holland Theatre will be hosting a unique band concert on Sunday afternoon. An all British brass band, the Dublin Silver Band, based out of nearby Dublin will be performing at 3. The 32-member band was named the winners of the U.S. Open Brass Ba... Cole McDaniel 2017-12-14T05:00:00Z Inmate charged for jail incident; staff prevents suicide attempt <a href=";id=256923" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An inmate has been charged following a disturbance at the Logan County Jail. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dustin Harber, 34, of Kenton, assaulted fellow inmate James Gilliam Jr., 34, of Bellefontaine, Tuesday afternoon around 5:20.... Bill Tipple 2017-12-14T05:00:00Z Davidson, Kauffman named Riverside Seniors of the Month <a href=";id=256903" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Riverside recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Kristin Davidson Parents: Lee and Gina Davidson School activities &amp; awards: Softball, Volleyball, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Interact, Business Professiona... Bill Tipple 2017-12-14T05:00:00Z Area driver crashes into tree on State Route 274 <a href=";id=256899" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was cited after she crashed into a tree on State Route 274 near County Road 265 (near Big Springs) Wednesday night around 10:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Abigail Retterer, 20, of Ridgeway, was driving a 2008 Buic... Bill Tipple 2017-12-14T05:00:00Z