Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-09-30T08:53:04Z Local motorcyclist seriously injured in rural crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145865" 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 local motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash in northern Auglaize County Monday afternoon around 4:45. The Wapakoneta Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that John McCollum, 30, of Lakeview, was operating a 2005 Honda m... Bill Tipple 2014-09-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145865 Burglary in rural Logan County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145858" 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 burglar removed multiple items from a rural Lewistown residence over the last week. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a home on State Route 274 Monday night around ten o'clock. The suspect forced entry through a back door, then enter... Bill Tipple 2014-09-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145858 Monroe Township hopes to have monument resurrected by Veterans' Day (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145760" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9291473234-MonroeTownship92914.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Trustee Don Bradley announced Monday night that residents of Monroe Township can expect the new Veterans' Monument to be rebuilt and completed by Veterans' Day. Work on the project will begin the second week of October. Parts of the demolished old m... Mike Vetorino 2014-09-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145760 Chamber set to host Stars in Business Awards <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145717" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_92914102303-RichardAbraham62914.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Area Chamber of Commerce will present five special awards at their 74th Stars in Business Wednesday night at the Bellefontaine Regional Airport. The recipients include: Chamber of Commerce, Ambassador of the Year - Adam Rammel, Com... Bill Tipple 2014-09-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145717 Teen driver crashes near Bellefontaine <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145713" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11081170400-StatePatrolcruiserdoor509.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle accident east of Bellefontaine Saturday morning around 5:20. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Maverick Brown, 19, of 1600 South Detroit Street, Bellefontaine, was driving a ... Bill Tipple 2014-09-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145713 Injury accident near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145710" 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>An area driver was injured in a three-vehicle crash on State Route 235 north of Lakeview Saturday afternoon around 5:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Phillip Wischmeyer, 25, of 13412 County Road 88, Wapakoneta, was driving a 2006 K... Bill Tipple 2014-09-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145710 Local driver cited after striking mailboxes <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145704" 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 local driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash southwest of Bellefontaine Saturday afternoon around 4:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kayela Kendall, 33, of 328 South Miami Street, Quincy, was driving a 2004 Honda Pilot so... Bill Tipple 2014-09-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145704 Updated: Rollover crash on 47; serious crash in Champaign County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145635" 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>The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol responded to a rollover injury crash on State Route 47 west of State Route 533 Saturday morning around 1:15. Troopers report that Joy Smith, 40, of 187 Lake Avenue, West Mansfield, was driving a 2000 P... Bill Tipple 2014-09-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145635 Eleven new members added to Indian Lake Middle School Hall of Fame <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145460" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9271440548-ILMSHallofFame2014.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Students, parents, teachers, and staff gathered Friday as eleven new members were added to the Academic Hall of Fame at Indian Lake Middle School during the 20th annual induction ceremony. &nbsp; To be eligible for the Academic Hall of Fame students... Jeff Kelley 2014-09-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145460 Logan County Youth Leadership kick-off held at Myeerah <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145532" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9281441020-YouthLeadershipKickoff2014Grouppicture.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Youth Leadership Kick-off was held this past Thursday at the Myeerah Nature Preserve. There were 80 students in grades 9-12 that participated from Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan, Indian Lake and Riverside. The theme of the day and f... Jeff Kelley 2014-09-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145532 Power Up for Fitness at Indian Lake Elementary <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145534" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9281444052-PowerUpforFitnessatILESfrom92514.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Mary Rutan Hospital&rsquo;s Power Up for Fitness Team took their message about the importance of an active lifestyle to fourth grade students Thursday at Indian Lake Elementary School as they danced and studied their way to healthier bodies.&nbsp; T... Jeff Kelley 2014-09-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145534 DeWine reminds residents to dispose of unneeded prescription drugs <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145461" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7231352322-MedicationDropBoxatLoganCountySheriffsOffice72313.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine reminds Ohioans to take advantage of the Drug&nbsp;Enforcement&nbsp;Administration's (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which will take place across the country today. Ohioans can dispose of unwanted or... 2014-09-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145461 Groundbreaking ceremony for apartment renovation at Green Hills <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145458" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9271425720-GreenHillsgroundbreakingon92614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Friday afternoon a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the Green Hills Community at West Liberty. (Pictured are all the partners related to the project.&nbsp; From left to right:&nbsp; Tim Westrich, project manager for the Model Group, Eric Stachl... Jeff Kelley 2014-09-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145458 Driver cited for county crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145414" 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 local driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on State Route 287 near Middleburg Thursday night around 9:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kristen Mullins, 21, of 7044 Stevenson Road, Cable, was driving a 2005 Toyota Camry ... Bill Tipple 2014-09-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145414 34th annual Fall Festival at Indian Lake this weekend <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145459" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9221294933-IndianLakeStateParkCampgroundMultipurposeBuildingdedicationfrom92112.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 34th annual Fall Festival will be held at Indian Lake State Park Campground located two miles north of Lakeview on State Route 235N this Saturday and Sunday September 27th-28th.&nbsp; This weekend event features over 100 art and craft displays, ... Jeff Kelley 2014-09-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145459 Jackknifed semi slows Route 33 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145412" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_92614101508-JackknifedsemionRoute33from92614.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A semi jackknifed on Route 33 between Route 68 and the rest stop Friday morning around 3:30. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol responded to the one-vehicle accident. The unnamed driver was eastbound on Route 33 when he lost control an... Bill Tipple 2014-09-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145412 Fleeing driver charged for crashing into local library <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145410" 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>A local driver who struck the Belle Center Library, 103 Elizabeth Street, and fled the scene has been cited on multiple counts. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that James Gilliam, 51, of 211 East Main Street, Belle Center, was driving a 19... Bill Tipple 2014-09-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145410 Heritage Cooperative celebrates grand opening of Kenton facility <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145388" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9261472855-HeritageCooperativeinKentonon92514.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Heritage Cooperative celebrated the grand opening of a $7 million expansion to its branch in Kenton during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday. The project includes a new state-of-the-art fuel station, located at 1305 South Main Street, which will ... Bill Tipple 2014-09-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145388 Local officials educate community about drug abuse (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145318" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9251494043-JudgeBradyspeakingatCommunityAwarenessMeeting92514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Community Coalition for Opiate Relief Efforts (CORE) conducted a community awareness dinner at the Bellefontaine First Church of God Thursday. CORE's goal is not just to fight drug abuse but to also prevent it from beginning in the first place. ... Nate Dunham 2014-09-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145318 Drug user arrested while performing community service <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=145268" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9251433148-ChristinaBrayphotofrompossessionofdrugabuseinstrumentsarrestfrom92414.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local woman who was sentenced to community service work was arrested near downtown Wednesday morning around 11:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Christina Bray, 37, at large, used heroin before performing community service work ... Bill Tipple 2014-09-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=145268