Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-04-28T01:17:49Z Large barn fire in rural Logan County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172980" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4281574505-AllenTownshipFireDepartment415.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A structure fire caused extensive damage to a large pole barn near Middleburg Tuesday morning around 1:50. The Allen Township Fire Department along with mutual aid from Perry Township, Liberty Township (Raymond), Tri-Valley, West Liberty, and North ... Bill Tipple 2015-04-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172980 Speeding driver arrested after giving false name <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=173001" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4281593328-StevenHunterphotofromobstructingofficialbusinessarrestfrom42815.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A speeding driver was arrested on multiple counts following a traffic stop on Route 33 near Township Road 99 (between Huntsville and Russells Point) Tuesday morning around 12:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Steven Hunter, 39, of W... Bill Tipple 2015-04-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=173001 Indian Lake Chorale earns Superior at State Contest <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172986" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12091290959-IndianLakeMiddleSchoolLakerssign912.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake High School Chorale earned a Superior rating during the Ohio Music Education Association adjudicated event held at Van Buren High School over the weekend. The chorale performed one required piece and two of their choosing. The songs ... Bill Tipple 2015-04-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172986 Updated: Serious injury accident closes Route 33 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172863" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_40213115603-StatePatrolcruiserwithtrooper313.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A semi driver caused a serious injury crash on Route 33 near Route 68 Monday morning around ten o'clock. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Robert Singleton, 62, of Lebanon, was driving a westbound 2007 Isuzu commercial arr... Bill Tipple 2015-04-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172863 Bellefontaine changes to hours-based calendar to wrap up school year (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172891" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4271570433-BCSBOE42715.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine City Schools Board of Education made some changes to the district&rsquo;s calendar Monday. The board approved a memorandum of understanding with the Bellefontaine Education Association and the Ohio Association of Public School Empl... Nate Dunham 2015-04-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172891 Donkeys overrun Riverside High School <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172939" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4281553017-IMG0080.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Donkeys, donkeys and more donkeys hit Riverside High School Monday night for a fun night of donkey basketball.&nbsp; Two games highlighted the night with the teachers facing the students in game 1 and it was the baseball team vs. the softball team in... 2015-04-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172939 West Liberty Village Council tables ordinance for pay raise to clarify a few issues (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172896" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4271582243-WestLibertyCouncil42715.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>At the West Liberty Village Council meeting Monday evening, council tabled an ordinance for two weeks said Mayor Greg Hostetler so that council could meet with the water board to clarify a few small issues that remain.&nbsp; The ordinance concerns p... Jeff Kelley 2015-04-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172896 Rotarians honor three outstanding educators (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172873" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4271542622-LaurenBurkhardtMonicaYoungandArtStormerfrom42715.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>As featured on 1390 WBLL, the Bellefontaine Rotary Club 23rd annual Excellence in Teaching Awards program was held at the Friendly Senior Center Monday afternoon. This year&rsquo;s recipients (pictured, left to right) are Lauren Burkhardt, Monica Yo... Bill Tipple 2015-04-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172873 Drunk man arrested after threatening to stab his girlfriend <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172845" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4271593912-JaredMcVayphotofromdomesticviolenceandaggravatedmenacingarrestfrom42615.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk man was arrested on multiple counts following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend Sunday morning around two o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jared McVay, 31, of 320 East Main Street, Quincy, came home around 1:20. ... Bill Tipple 2015-04-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172845 Driver arrested for hit-skip accident <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172843" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_42715100552-ZacharyNewlandphotofromleavingthescenearrestfrom42515.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was arrested for a hit-skip crash in Belle Center Friday night around eleven o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Zachary Newland, 23, of 404 East Torrence Street, Belle Center, was driving a 1992 Honda Prelude east... Bill Tipple 2015-04-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172843 T-Bone injury accident in Huntsville <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172841" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282401-LoganCountySheriffVehicleLogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Both drivers suffered minor injuries in a T-Bone crash in Huntsville at the intersection of State Route 117 and Township Road 221 Saturday afternoon around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Phillip McPherson, 70, of 6465 County Ro... Bill Tipple 2015-04-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172841 County Road 200 set to close for two days <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172838" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9151452155-LoganCountyHighwayTruck.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A popular county road near Bellefontaine will be closed later this week. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be removing trees and ditching along County Road 200 between Route 68 and County Road 18. The work will be done Wednesday a... Bill Tipple 2015-04-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172838 Indian Lake High School to host “Tyler’s Light” <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172768" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4261541216-TylerCampbellatILHS42615.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School will have a powerful assembly on Tuesday at 8 a.m. The staff there is hoping to head off heroin use and other addictive behaviors. ILHS will host&nbsp;Tyler&rsquo;s Light.&nbsp; Tyler Campbell was a star football player for... 2015-04-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172768 Zarnosky speaks on furry science at ILMS <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172730" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4261551200-LoriZarnoskyILMS42615.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Eighth grade science students at Indian Lake Middle School are getting a furry, first-hand lesson on genetics. Local parent and rabbit breeder Lori Zarnosky recently brought several types of rabbits to the classroom. Zarnosky shared the genotype an... 2015-04-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172730 Indian Lake’s Hennon to compete for Miss Teen National Title <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172728" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4261545531-TaylorHennonMissTeenNationalevent42615.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Taylor Hennon of Lewistown recently qualified for the 2015 Miss Teen National Competition after competing in the Miss Jr. Teen Columbus Pageant April 12th at the Midland Theatre in Newark. Taylor, in her first-ever contest, was selected as first run... 2015-04-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172728 BPD Team Effort Program protects loved ones <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172726" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3221283851-BellefontainePolicepatch11111.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Police Department is pleased to announce the formation of a new program called Team Effort Program, which will help families register their loved ones with the police department who may have issues of wandering away from their care.... 2015-04-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172726 City heroin dealer arrested; drugs, guns, and cash seized <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172690" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4251594756-StevenBurkphotofromtraffickingheroinarrestfrom42415.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man was arrested on felony drug warrants at his residence Friday morning around eleven o'clock. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at Steven Burk's 816 West Sandusky Avenue home. Authorities recovered heroin, gu... Bill Tipple 2015-04-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172690 Watson, Fogle named Benjamin Logan Seniors of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172722" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4261535012-IanFogleBLseniorofmonth42615.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan recently named its Seniors of the Month for April.&nbsp; Name:&nbsp; Ian Fogle Parents:&nbsp; Mary Fogle-Kise and Ed Kise, Tom Fogle Address:&nbsp; West Mansfield School activities and awards:&nbsp; School play, soccer, NHS, AP/UP ... Jeff Kelley 2015-04-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172722 City employee commended for life-saving response <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172700" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_42515120729-ServiceSafetyDirectorHolycrossandKyleSpenceon42215.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine Parks and Recreation employee Kyle Spence has been recognized for saving a young boy&rsquo;s life last month. Spence was formally presented a letter of commendation by Mayor Ben Stahler, Service-Safety Director Jim Holycross, and Fire ... Bill Tipple 2015-04-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172700 Mary Rutan recognized for third straight year for patient experience <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=172699" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10131150646-MaryRutanHospitalsign.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>For the third straight year, Mary Rutan Hospital was among an elite group of hospitals to achieve Healthgrades&rsquo; 2015 Outstanding Patient Experience Award. Mary Rutan Hospital was identified as providing outstanding performance in the delivery ... Bill Tipple 2015-04-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=172699