Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2016-06-26T05:45:25Z Benjamin Logan FFA sends two to Washington Leadership Conference <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217271" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6261681732-AustinandSeeleyfromBLFFAat2016WLC62616.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Thousands of FFA members from throughout the country converged on Washington, D.C. this summer for a renowned leadership conference - two local agricultural education students among them. More than 2,100 students were registered for the 2016 Washing... 2016-06-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217271 Chip seal work on county roads this week <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217269" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9301280318-roadclosedanddetoursign.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Engineer&rsquo;s Office has announced that county crews will be chip sealing several area roads this week, beginning Monday, June 27th, weather permitting. The roads to be chip sealed include CR 97 from CR 39 to SR 273 on Monday. Tu... 2016-06-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217269 Area driver injured in alcohol-related crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217268" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8181374900-MedFlightchopper.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area driver was injured in an alcohol-related rollover crash in rural Hardin County near Dunkirk Saturday morning around 8:05. The Findlay Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Beau Kipker, 25, of Ada, was driving a 1996 Ford pickup westb... Bill Tipple and Joel Penhorwood 2016-06-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217268 City couple comes home to burglary in progress <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217261" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5261352416-BellefontainePolicecruiser3513.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Bellefontaine couple told police they walked in on a burglary in progress at their home Friday afternoon. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports Juston Stewart and Bethany Moder were returning to their North Park Street home just after three ... 2016-06-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217261 United Way helping back-to-school prep with shoe voucher <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217229" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3171381151-shoesfororphansgeneric31713.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>For families on a shoestring budget, help is available again this summer to purchase back-to-school clothes and shoes. For the second year in a row, a partnership between United Way, Logan County Department of Job &amp; Family Services, and Warm Clot... 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217229 Operation Dry Water in place by ODNR this weekend <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217224" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9191512817-PontoonboaterphotoIInearFoxIslandatIndianLakeon91815.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will be participating in Operation Dry Water, a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The program started... 2016-06-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217224 664th AC & W Reunion going on this weekend at Hi-Point (Audio & Video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217203" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6241691736-664thentrance62416.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 664th Aircraft Control &amp; Warning Squadron reunion, the largest ever, is going on this weekend at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center. A special video was made by recent Hi-Point graduate Benjamin Little from Waynesfield-Goshen High School, recre... Jeff Kelley 2016-06-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217203 Man killed in fatal motorcycle accident Thursday <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217202" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5161655029-StateHighwayPatrolcruiseron51616.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported a fatal accident that happened around 9:40 p.m. Thursday night. The crash occurred on State Route 161 near Plain City in Jerome Township in Union County. A dark green 1996 Harley Davidso... Jeff Kelley 2016-06-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217202 Green Hills dedicates Walking Trail (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217201" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6241655111-GreenHillsWalkingTrailopeningcrowdshoton62416.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Green Hills Community celebrated the opening of its walking trail Friday afternoon. The paved trail is for residents of Green Hills and the public. The center&rsquo;s newest amenity is a two-phase project. Currently, the trail is a little over 1/4... Bill Tipple and Chad Wilkinson 2016-06-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217201 Two injured in ATV rollover crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217197" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_101114115024-UnionCountySheriffsOffice1014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A driver and passenger were injured in an ATV rollover crash near Anna Friday morning around 10:15. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reports that Jacob Reaman, 16, of Anna, was operating a Honda 4-wheel ATV southbound in the 13000 block of Ailes R... Bill Tipple 2016-06-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217197 Beating the heat on the first weekend of summer (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217191" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_62416125811-HoffmanPool62416.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Hoffman Pool is anticipating a busy weekend due to hot temperatures. Forecasts are currently showing upwards of 90 degrees for Saturday and Sunday. The pool is open from 12:15 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the weekdays and from 12:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the ... Cole McDaniel 2016-06-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217191 Drunk pedestrian arrested near downtown <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217178" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_62416110454-DamonSimsarrestfrompublicintoxication62316.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk pedestrian was arrested in the city Thursday night around 8:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Damon Sims, 48, of Bellefontaine, was stumbling in the 200 block of Oakland Square. Sims had an open 40 ounce bottle of Magnum ... Bill Tipple 2016-06-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217178 Hydrant flushing continues in the city <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217169" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11041383542-FirehydrantatWestWilliamsandTroy11313.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Water Department will be flushing fire hydrants in the northwest section of the city next week. Crews will be working north of Columbus Avenue and west of Main Street. If you have discolored water, let your tap run for a few minut... Bill Tipple 2016-06-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217169 Teen driver causes semi crash on Route 33 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217162" 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>A teen driver was cited following a pickup/semi crash on Route 33 east of County Road 10 Thursday morning around 1:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ryan McCafferty, 18, of Bellefontaine, was driving a 2007 Dodge Ram pickup westboun... Bill Tipple 2016-06-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217162 Indian Lake youngsters participate in Safety Town <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217111" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6231695045-RussellsPointPDSafetyTownbike62316.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Safety Town recently wrapped up in the Indian Lake community. Safety Town provides instruction to pre-school children who will begin kindergarten in the fall. The program includes pedestrian safety, traffic signals and signs, fire safety, good and ... Nate Dunham 2016-06-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217111 Beauty and the Beast to captivate audiences at the Holland Theatre (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217110" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6231691012-BeautyandtheBeast162316.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Windmill Productions would like to invite you to &ldquo;Be Our Guest&rdquo; as Beauty and the Beast takes the historic Holland Theatre stage this weekend. The Disney classic will be performed four times this weekend: Friday and Saturday night at 7:3... Nate Dunham 2016-06-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217110 Ridgemont honors state track athlete, hires new teachers <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217108" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2251672504-RidgemontBOE22516.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>During the Public Participation section of the Ridgemont Board of Education meeting the Board presented Meadow Cromer with an award for placing 11th in Division III at State in Track and Field.&nbsp; The other award Meadow was recognized for was the ... 2016-06-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217108 Softball tournament, annual fireworks show Saturday night at West Liberty <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217107" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7051351859-BelleCenterFireworksphoto137513.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Village of West Liberty will again host its annual fireworks show at dusk on Saturday, June 25th at West Liberty Lions Park. They appreciate the generous donations of many citizens and several local businesses to make this year&rsquo;s show the ... Jeff Kelley 2016-06-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217107 Dinovo and Hatcher discuss Citizens Federal transition (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217093" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_62316100735-DinovoandHatcher62316.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Citizens Federal in Bellefontaine held an open house Thursday recognizing the retirement of President Rick Hatcher.&nbsp; Justin Dinovo, who has been spent the previous 18 months preparing to replace Hatcher, begins officially July 1st. Hatcher&rsqu... Mike Vetorino 2016-06-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217093 22 area athletes to compete at Special Olympics this weekend (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=217079" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_62316122455-specialolympics62316.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Braves Special Olympics program has selected 22 athletes to represent them this weekend at the 2016 Special Olympic Games at The Ohio State University. This is the 47th annual Special Olympics Ohio State Summer games.&nbsp; The eve... Cole McDaniel 2016-06-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=217079