Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2016-10-23T04:38:12Z City announces leaf pick up schedule for coming weeks <a href=";id=227483" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>As trees begin to turn color this fall, the city of Bellefontaine has announced their leaf pick up schedule for the coming weeks. Leaves need to be piled in the boulevard or as close to the street as possible, though not in the street or sidewalk. ... 2016-10-22T05:00:00Z High time to see fall foliage <a href=";id=227482" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>This is the weekend to get out and see fall color around the state as near peak and peak conditions are being reported, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). &ldquo;There has been a huge amount of color change around the stat... 2016-10-22T05:00:00Z Alert neighbor leads to burglary suspect's arrest <a href=";id=227478" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lima burglary suspect is in custody today thanks to the observations of a neighbor of a home being robbed. Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon reported deputies responded Thursday afternoon to a residence on State Route 117 east of Waynesfield afte... 2016-10-22T05:00:00Z Schulz and Sopher named October Seniors of the Month (Audio included) <a href=";id=227443" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Name: Molly Schulz Parents: J.P &amp; Laura Schulz Address: Bellefontaine School activities and awards: Activities -NHS, Drama Club, OMUN, Spanish Club, Marching &amp; Symphonic Band and Swimming. Awards &ndash; Honda Breakfast for Foreign Lan... Abbi Adelsberger 2016-10-21T05:00:00Z City man charged for bringing cocaine into Logan County Jail <a href=";id=227432" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man arrested on a warrant near downtown Thursday afternoon now faces felony charges. A detective from the Bellefontaine Police Department saw Dwayne Wilson-Smith, 26, of 425 West Brown Avenue, near Oakland Square Park around three p.m. Smith... Bill Tipple 2016-10-21T05:00:00Z Ohio Hi-Point Weekly spotlights School-to-Work Program (Video included) <a href=";id=227405" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Each week, Ohio Hi-Point Career Center students are producing a video that spotlights a person or program at the school. Here is more on the School-to-Work Program. Ohio Hi-Point serves 14 schools in Logan, Champaign, H... Bill Tipple 2016-10-21T05:00:00Z Burglars hit county home, handgun stolen <a href=";id=227400" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There was a burglary near Lakeview Thursday. Stacey McMillen, 38, of 11730 County Road 17, contacted the Logan County Sheriff's Office Thursday afternoon around 5:30. McMillen noticed forced entry through a back door. A pistol and an Xbox video ga... Bill Tipple 2016-10-21T05:00:00Z Local driver crashes, cited for no operator's license <a href=";id=227399" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man driving without a license was cited following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 18 near Township Road 187 (near West Liberty) Thursday morning around 7:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kyle Nichols, 22, of Lewistown, w... Bill Tipple 2016-10-21T05:00:00Z Medication Take-Back Day set for this weekend <a href=";id=227395" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are urging residents to safely dispose of prescription drugs during the DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which will take place across the country on S... Bill Tipple 2016-10-21T05:00:00Z National Rural Letter Carriers present Jordan campaign with $1,000 (Audio included) <a href=";id=227352" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A fall rally event was held at Congressman Jim Jordan's home in western Champaign County Thursday evening. A good crowd was on hand on a rainy night to support the local Republican party less than 3 weeks before the November election. At the event, ... Jeff Kelley 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z Ridgemont reviews its five-year fiscal forecast (Audio included) <a href=";id=227350" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ridgemont Board of Education reviewed the five-year fiscal forecast Thursday evening. Treasurer Fred Reinemeyer explained that he is comfortable with the figures in the forecast and noted that the forecast is a tool to be used to project the fin... Nate Dunham 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z Indian Lake 6th graders get inventive <a href=";id=227349" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>They say "necessity is the mother of invention" and this week Indian Lake sixth graders needed to come up with a great idea for their "Thing-A-Ma-Jig" assignments. Students presented their projects to their peers in Christina Fullerton and Chris And... Nate Dunham 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z Riverside High School releases first nine weeks honor roll <a href=";id=227348" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Riverside High School released its Honor Roll for grades 7-12 for the first nine weeks grading period ending on October 13th. 12th Grade:4.0 or better: Seth Barhorst, Trey Long, Tyler Sanford, and Ashton Wooddell 3.5 or better: Alexander Carey, All... Nate Dunham 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z Driver killed in State Route 47 crash <a href=";id=227311" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A female driver was killed in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 47 west of Sidney Wednesday night around 10:40. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reports that Katie McShirley, 21, of Trotwood, was driving a 1994 Chevy S-10 westbound in the 9000 bl... Bill Tipple 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z Truck driver cited for crash at 33 and 274 <a href=";id=227283" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A truck driver was cited for causing a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 33 and State Route 274 Wednesday morning around 6:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Paul Jones, 52, of Canal Winchester, was driving a 2011 Freigh... Bill Tipple 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z Miller named region's outstanding art teacher <a href=";id=227280" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School art teacher Erin Miller has earned another prestigious award. The Ohio Art Education Association has named Miller the 2016 recipient of the Central Region's Outstanding Art Teacher Award. Miller was nominated for this distin... Bill Tipple 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z House fire displaces local family <a href=";id=227264" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A kitchen fire has displaced an area family. The Urbana Fire Department responded to Donald Ratliff's 635 East Ward Street residence (near Urbana High School) Wednesday afternoon around 3:15. Firefighters from West Liberty and Mechanicsburg provide... Bill Tipple 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z County mayors learn about information provided to new residents (Audio included) <a href=";id=227240" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Mayors' Association met in Bellefontaine Council Chambers Wednesday evening. Logan County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Benedetti discussed an informational packet for new residents. He explained that they are called relocation... Nate Dunham 2016-10-19T05:00:00Z Number of Ohio pharmacies dispensing naloxone continues to increase; pharmacies in 84 counties offer life saving drug without a prescription <a href=";id=227232" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy announced Wednesday that with the recent addition of Giant Eagle and Rite Aid stores there are now more than 1,300 pharmacies in 84 counties offering naloxone without a prescription. Naloxone (Narcan&reg;) is a sa... 2016-10-19T05:00:00Z Passing driver cited for Route 33 crash <a href=";id=227187" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A passing driver caused a two-vehicle crash on Route 33 near Township Road 89 (west of Lakeview) Tuesday afternoon around 4:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that David Stevens Jr., 27, of Buckland, was driving a 2014 Honda Accord westbo... Bill Tipple 2016-10-19T05:00:00Z