Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-11-26T10:24:43Z YMCA open house to celebrate retiring Bouldin <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153726" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11261465320-JimBouldin112614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Hilliker YMCA will be hosting an open house Friday. The event that runs from 5 to 7 pm will honor CEO Jim Bouldin, who is retiring on December 4th. Friends, business associates, Y members, and the general public will have the opportunity to see... Nate Dunham 2014-11-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153726 Indian Lake honors Crockett, Corwin as November Seniors of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153724" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11261464557-AndrewCrockettILSeniorNovember112614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake recently honored its two November Seniors of the Month. Name: Andrew Crockett Parents: Dave and Sherri Crockett School Activities and awards: FFA, FFA Officer, FFA Chapter Proficiency Award, Star Farm Award, FFA Fruit Sales Award, Key ... 2014-11-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153724 Second suspect charged with conspiracy to commit murder <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153718" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11261442758-PatriciaMcIntirephotofromconspiracytocommitmurderarrestfrom112514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A second suspect has been arrested for their role in plotting to kill a Lakeview man. The Logan County Sheriff's Office charged Patricia McIntire, 25, of 515 North Oak Street, Lakeview, with conspiracy to commit murder. McIntire was arrested at 120... Bill Tipple 2014-11-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153718 Downtown church set for Thanksgiving Love Dinner (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153690" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10271311524-FirstUnitedMethodistChurch.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On Thanksgiving Day, the First United Methodist Church in Bellefontaine (at the corner of Main and Sandusky) will be hosting its 12th annual Thanksgiving Love Dinner. It's free and you&rsquo;re welcome to attend. The church will serve from noon to 5... Bill Tipple 2014-11-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153690 U-Haul driver injured in city crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153644" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Bellefontaine Fire Department Squad.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A woman driving a U-Haul truck suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash in the 900 block of North Main Street Monday afternoon around one o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Charlene Harless, 44, of Spanishburg, West Virg... Bill Tipple 2014-11-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153644 Youth deer-gun numbers down for the state and the county <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153640" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10011181331-new deer.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio&rsquo;s young hunters checked 6,453 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season, held Saturday and Sunday, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). This season provided youth hunters with their first opportunity to... Bill Tipple 2014-11-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153640 Drunk driver crashes near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153633" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251281014-LoganCountySheriffsOfficeJailComplexsignfrom612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk driver was charged following a one-vehicle crash on Route 33 in Lakeview Wednesday morning around 12:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Zachary Bailey, 20, of 1805 Jo Jean Road, Cridersville, was driving a 2003 Hyundai Sonata... Bill Tipple 2014-11-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153633 Chief Standley updates council on trip to US/Mexico border (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153556" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11251475146-BellefontaiineCC112514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine Police Chief Brandon Standley shared with council Tuesday night what he learned when he and two of his officers traveled to El Paso, Texas last week. Lieutenant Rick Herring and Detective Craig Comstock joined Standley to the city that... Mike Vetorino 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153556 DeWine pursuing lawsuit against Union County used car dealership <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153553" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12091285110-MikeDeWine912.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Tuesday a lawsuit against a central Ohio used car dealership accused of failing to provide vehicle titles to buyers as required by law.&nbsp; The Attorney General&rsquo;s lawsuit charges Woda Automotive LL... 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153553 Troopers remind drivers to think safety over Thanksgiving holiday <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153552" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_42212102747-StatePatrolcruiserdoor509.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In anticipation of increased traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to buckle up every trip, every time. Properly wearing a safety belt is the single most effective thing you can do to protect your... 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153552 Moore, Trace recognized as Hi-Point’s seniors of the month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153551" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11251465755-NicholasMooreOHPNovSOTM112514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center named its November Students of the Month recently. Nick Moore, an Allied Health and Nursing senior from Bellefontaine High School, and Jessica Trace, a Printing and Graphics senior from Graham High School, received th... 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153551 West Liberty Lions Club donates dictionaries to WLS students <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153550" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11251464420-WLSLionsClubDictionary112514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty Lions Club recently donated dictionaries to the West Liberty-Salem fifth grade class. The dictionaries were donated in memory of former Lions Member Russ Peterson. Pictured are students: Dylan Lauck, William Motzko, Kierra Gilroy, ... Nate Dunham 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153550 Indian Lake Schools conduct lockdown drill <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153530" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_112514125115-IndianLakeElementarySchool.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake administrators, teachers, staff, and students conducted a lockdown drill on Tuesday morning around 9:15. The drill encompassed all three buildings - the high school, middle school, and elementary school. Students and staff were warned ah... Bill Tipple 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153530 Driver cited after crashing into billboard <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153504" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11131320951-BellefontainePoliceDepartmentcruiser101613.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area driver was cited after she crashed into a large billboard on the city's west side Sunday morning around 8:15. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Autumn Jones, 25, of 17777 Mill Street, Roundhead, was driving a 2002 Hyundai Elan... Bill Tipple 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153504 Teen driver cited for county crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153498" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282513-LoganCountySheriffVehiclesideview.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver was cited following a crash on State Route 47 in Logansville Monday morning around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Beach, 18, of 552 Eastern Avenue, Bellefontaine, was driving a 2013 Subaru Outback eastbound o... Bill Tipple 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153498 Missing teen located, arrested <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153494" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Logan County JDC 3-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city teen who went missing was arrested about an hour later near Indian Lake Monday night. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Chase Schmittauer, 15, of 625 East Columbus Avenue, was reported missing by his mother, Brandi Schmittauer, a... Bill Tipple 2014-11-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153494 Gary Sims named Entrepreneur of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153413" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_112414111101-GarySims1114.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Area Chamber of Commerce has named Gary Sims its Entrepreneur of the Month for November. Sims Brothers Recycling was started in the 1920s with two elementary school-aged brothers who started collecting scrap metals and waste paper t... Jeff Kelley 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153413 West Liberty ordinance states only village can pick up trash (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153411" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_112414102753-WestLibertyVillageCouncilon112414.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> At the West Liberty Village Council meeting Monday night, members voiced their concerns over a flyer coming in the mail from Rumpke about a special offer for residents who would switch over to their service. Council stated there is an ordinance th... Jeff Kelley 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153411 Stuart retires, Monroe Township gets new fiscal officer (Audio & Video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153409" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11241494752-MonroeTownship112414.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Monroe Township tipped its hat to Fiscal Officer Linda Stuart Monday. After 14 years as the township&rsquo;s fiscal officer, Stuart will be retiring on December 1st. She was given a plaque to commemorate her service to the township. (Pictured right... Nate Dunham 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153409 Four charged for alcohol-related dispute in Rushsylvania <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153357" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251281014-LoganCountySheriffsOfficeJailComplexsignfrom612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Four Rushsylvania residents were issued summonses following a neighborhood brawl Saturday night around nine o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to 118 South Miami Street. Deputies report that Kelly Herne, 33, of 118 South Miami Str... Bill Tipple 2014-11-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153357