Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2017-10-22T08:49:31Z Flu season is here, the Ohio Dept. of Health recommends a flu shot <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253903" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_62114112741-OhioDepartmentofHealth614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With the arrival of flu season, the Ohio Department of Health is recommending that all Ohioans six months and older get a flu shot now. Flu activity traditionally begins to increase in October and can last as late as May, with cases typically peaking... 2017-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253903 U.S. 33 traffic stop leads to meth find, arrest <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253871" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10211781856-JeremyLawrenceafterdrugarrest102117.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Friday afternoon traffic stop by Washington Township Police led to a drug arrest. Washington Township Police Rick Core reports officers spotted a white Ford making several lane violations on U.S. 33 shortly after 4:30. Police pulled the vehicle o... 2017-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253871 Ohio Hi-Point recognized for participation in digital learning project <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253883" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_32114102817-OhioHiPointcampusphoto813.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Superintendent Dr. Rick Smith and Ohio Hi-Point Career Center were recently recognized by Project Tomorrow for the district's exceptional participation in the Speak Up Research Project for Digital Learning. Ohio Hi-Point has participated in the surve... 2017-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253883 Mary Rutan Foundation partners with BLHS to provide defibrillator <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253882" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10211791824-MaryRutanandBLHShandshakeafterAEDdonation102117.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A partnership between two local pieces of the community looks to bring more life saving opportunities down the road. The Mary Rutan Foundation has partnered with Benjamin Logan High School, recently donating one Automated External Defibrillator (AED... 2017-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253882 Ben Logan FFA'ers head to Greenhand Camp <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253881" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10211791118-BenLoganFFAatGreenhandCamp102117.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Members of the Benjamin Logan FFA recently attended Greenhand Camp at Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum. FFA members that traveled to the camp included Nathaniel Devine, Reagin Anderson, Lauren Wheeler, Hunter Kenna, Kenna Hone, and Sierra Baker. Greenhand Ca... 2017-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253881 Ohio seeking candidates to replace Former Senator Cliff Hite <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253880" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2121645541-CliffHiteatIndianLakeLegislativeLuncheonon21315.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) recently announced the application process to fill a vacancy in Ohio&rsquo;s 1st Senate District seat, which encompasses all of Hardin and Williams counties as well as portions of Logan County among many others... 2017-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253880 Building repair, autism training among topics at LCBDD October meeting <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253879" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2191595129-LCBDD21915.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities Board met for their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, highlighted by discussion on building repair and events. Three Engineering companies have recently evaluated the deterioration of the Disco... 2017-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253879 New local partnership between Children's Services, Adult Protective Services <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253876" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9101562055-LoganCountyChildrensServices91015.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Logan County Job and Family Services and Logan County Children&rsquo;s Services have announced a new partnership for the Adult Protective Services Program (APS). Effective immediately, Children&rsquo;s Services Case Manager McKenzie Bumgarner will b... 2017-10-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253876 Coburn, Bok named Indian Lake Seniors of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253824" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10201795300-CollinCoburn1017.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Collin Coburn Parents: Dave and Lisa Coburn Address: Lakeview School activities and awards: Football, Basketball, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, H... Bill Tipple 2017-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253824 City crash leads to felony drug arrest <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253821" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10201792337-RichardBradleyphotofrompossessionofheroinarrestfrom101917.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was arrested on a felony drug warrant after he struck the railroad bridge viaduct on South Troy Road Thursday night around 7:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Richard Bradley, 36, of Bellefontaine, was driving a 200... Bill Tipple 2017-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253821 Six injured in crash near Honda Transmission <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253819" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6211231152-LoganCountySheriffsOfficevehiclecloseup612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Six county residents were injured in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 235 near Honda Transmission Thursday morning around 7:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kristina Gressner, 53, of Lakeview, was driving a 2001 Honda Accord sout... Bill Tipple 2017-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253819 Bellefontaine announces leaf pick up schedule <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253817" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_101313100841-leafmachine.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The City of Bellefontaine has announced its leaf pick up schedule, with the first round as follows: October 23rd, 24th, and 25th &ndash; North of Columbus Avenue and east of Main Street October 26th, 27th, and 30th &ndash; South of Columbus Avenue ... Bill Tipple 2017-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253817 Benjamin Logan FFA students study animal behavior <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253794" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10191782749-AggieBLFFA101917.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan FFA students enrolled in the Animal and Plant Science course recently worked with Bellefontaine Mayor Ben Stahler and his wife, Sara, to evaluate animal behavior. The Stahlers currently volunteer as foster parents for a service dog, A... Nate Dunham 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253794 Interim superintendent takes the helm at the Midwest Regional ESC (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253793" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10191775543-MRESCBoardMeetingatIL101917.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center (ESC) Board met at Indian Lake High School Thursday night. It was the first full meeting for interim superintendent Scott Howell. Howell was hired at the last board meeting and has spent much of the la... Nate Dunham 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253793 31 tapped for Benjamin Logan NHS <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253790" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10191752620-BenjaminLoganNationalHonorSocietyphotoIIon101917.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan High School recently tapped new members for the National Honor Society (NHS). The selection process is based on the criteria of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. All four facets must be outstanding for a student to be s... Nate Dunham 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253790 Freeman sentenced to 10 years for Brentlinger murder <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253767" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11081195603-JudgeMarkOConnor2009.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lima teen has been sentenced for her role in the Jeffrey Brentlinger murder case. Tatiana Freeman, 18, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by Assigned Judge Mark O'Connor in Logan County Common Pleas Court Thursday morning. In August, Freeman ple... Bill Tipple 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253767 Pursuit, traffic stop leads to felony drug arrests near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253759" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10191792416-JamieCaskeyphotofrompossessionofheroinandfailuretocomplyarrestfrom101817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two Lakeview men were arrested on felony drug charges following a brief pursuit in Chippewa Wednesday night around 7:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jamie Caskey, 53, was driving a 2003 Chevy pickup northbound on State Route 235 n... Bill Tipple 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253759 Injury crash on Main Street near Wendy's <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253754" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8071510638-BellefontaineEMS.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was injured in a crash on South Main Street near Wendy's Wednesday afternoon around 2:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Kelly Fannin, 50, of Bellefontaine, was driving a 2004 GMC Sierra eastbound on Maple Avenue. He... Bill Tipple 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253754 Local mayor proposes change to next year's Beggars' Night (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253727" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10181771752-LoganCountyMayorsAssociation101817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Mayors' Association met in Bellefontaine Council Chambers Wednesday night. Russells Point Mayor Robin Reames made a proposal to reformat Beggars' Night for next year. Mayor Reames encouraged the idea of moving to multiple trunk-or-t... Nate Dunham 2017-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253727 Three local residents enlist in the Army <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253723" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10181771809-NicholasHarris101817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A few local residents recently enlisted in the Army. Nicholas Harris of West Liberty enlisted as a 12B combat engineer for three years. He received a $10,000 bonus; full medical, dental, and housing; $86,812 for college, a $424,100 VA Home Loan cap;... Nate Dunham 2017-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253723