Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2017-08-24T01:50:06Z Indian Lake students return to school <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250555" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8231780250-PancakesintheParkingLotatIndianLake82317.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake students returned to school Wednesday morning. The second year for "Pancakes in the Parking Lot" was held at the high school. (Pictured above: sophomore Clay Jacobs passed pancakes to classmates, while seniors Andrew Moran, Cole Mefford... Nate Dunham 2017-08-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250555 Story Lane opens at Southview Park (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250554" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8231762700-AAUWStoryLaneribboncuttingatSouthviewPark82317.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) conducted a ribbon cutting for Story Lane at Southview Park Wednesday evening. Story Lane is a two-tenths of a mile walk at Southview Park. Every few feet there is a post... Nate Dunham 2017-08-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250554 City mother charged with possession of marijuana at Bellefontaine Middle School <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250501" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_101613125614-BellefontainePoliceDepartmentcruiser101613.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city mother was issued a drug charge after an incident at Bellefontaine Middle School, 1201 Ludlow Road, Monday morning around 7:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Robyn Engle, 27, had an odor of marijuana on her when she dropped... Bill Tipple 2017-08-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250501 Speeding driver charged with weapons violation <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250496" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4081375259-StatePatrolcruiserwithtrooper313.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A speeding driver was charged with a weapons violation following a traffic stop on State Route 287 near Township Road 157 (near Middleburg) Wednesday morning around 5:30. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol stopped Joshua Wyatt, 27, of W... Bill Tipple 2017-08-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250496 County paramedics and law enforcement to receive tactical training (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250477" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3061754845-BenLoganAlice43617.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>County paramedics and law enforcement will receive some specialized training at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center this weekend. The 20-hour training being put on by Silverback Safety &amp; Training Solutions is being sponsored by the Bellefontaine Fir... Nate Dunham 2017-08-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250477 Coleman addresses council about post office renovation (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250476" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8221771710-BellefontaineCityCouncil82217.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>City resident Ron Coleman addressed Bellefontaine City Council Tuesday night concerning his plans to renovate the former post office building at 201 West Chillicothe Avenue. He indicated that the reason that he wants to renovate is that he feels that... Mike Vetorino 2017-08-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250476 Local sailor among those missing in deadly collision <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250474" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8221764303-JacobDrakeon82217.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Triad graduate is among the sailors missing after an oil tanker collided with the USS John McCain in the Pacific Ocean this week. Jacob Drake joined the Navy shortly after graduating from Triad in 2013. Ten sailors are missing from the collision ... Bill Tipple 2017-08-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250474 Lewistown couple arrested for domestic dispute <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250446" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8221794810-CraigLyonphotofromdomesticviolencearrestfrom82117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lewistown man and his live-in girlfriend were arrested following a domestic dispute at their 7747 Eldridge Street residence Monday afternoon around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Craig Lyon, 58, and Deanna White, 49, got into... Bill Tipple 2017-08-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250446 Community Markets employee charged with theft <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250444" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8221790330-MeghanGriffithphotofromtheftarrestfrom82117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Community Markets employee has been arrested for stealing from the 870 East Sandusky Avenue store. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Meghan Griffith, 18, of Bellefontaine, stole cash over the last two weeks. Officers responded to t... Bill Tipple 2017-08-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250444 Vehicle fire causes garage fire in rural Logan County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250440" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8221780152-Fireat7105TownshipRoad137from82117.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A vehicle fire led to a garage fire near Rushsylvania Monday morning around ten o'clock. Firefighters from Richland Township, Bokescreek, and Ridgeway responded to 7105 Township Road 137. The homeowner, Daniel Queen, reported the fire. Richland To... Bill Tipple 2017-08-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250440 Benjamin Logan Board discusses matters of the sun, greets new staff (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250419" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8211785453-BLBOE82117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan Board of Education discussed topics regarding the sun Monday evening. The board heard a report from Superintendent Dave Harmon regarding the Great American Eclipse that occurred Monday afternoon. The district purchased over 1,000 ... Nate Dunham 2017-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250419 Underwood thinks students are excited about classes starting Wednesday (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250413" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8211761855-IndianLakeBOE82117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Interim Superintendent Rob Underwood told the Indian Lake Board of Education Monday night that after talking to students, staff and parents during open house festivities, there is excitement about classes starting on Wednesday. He had a sense that st... Mike Vetorino 2017-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250413 UU welcomes students <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250397" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8211714953-UrbanaUniversitymoveindayphoto2from81917.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Urbana University students started arriving last week. The university and various merchants in downtown Urbana welcomed the new students with a block party. Students were treated to samples of food and other items from the merchants in the downtown... Bill Tipple 2017-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250397 Driver, passenger arrested on weapons charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250392" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_82117102538-DeSeanWardphotofromimproperhandlingofafirearminamotorvehiclearrestfrom81917.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A driver and passenger were arrested on felony weapons charges following a traffic stop on Troy Road at Chillicothe Avenue Saturday afternoon around 5:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped Jackie VanHorn, 22, of Bellefontaine, for failure ... Bill Tipple 2017-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250392 Drunk county man arrested for assaulting his sister near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250390" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8211791913-BillyThomasphotofromdomesticviolencearrestfrom81917.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county man was arrested following a domestic dispute with his sister at their 400 Lincoln Boulevard, Apt. 1, Russells Point, residence Saturday afternoon around 3:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Billy Thomas, 48, assaulted Pamel... Bill Tipple 2017-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250390 Injury accident on State Route 47; area driver cited <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250389" 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 local driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 47 at Township Road 33 Sunday night around 9:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Derreck Dillon, 30, of rural Bellefontaine, was driving a 2010 Honda Odyssey eastbound o... Bill Tipple 2017-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250389 Drunk driver charged with reckless operation <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250388" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8211791912-ChristopherLeephotofromOVIandrecklessoperationarrestfrom82017.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk driver was arrested on multiple charges after a one-vehicle accident near Bellefontaine Sunday morning just before five o'clock. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Christopher Lee, 29, of Huntsville, was driving a 1... Bill Tipple 2017-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250388 Three OVI arrests in Washington Township; drug items recovered <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250386" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8211792137-TrafficstopinRussellsPointphoto1from81917.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Washington Township Police Department made three OVI arrests over the weekend. Officers stopped Dylan Crawford, 22, of Bellbrook, for a marked lanes violation at Route 33 and State Route 708 Saturday morning around 1:45. Authorities noticed sig... Bill Tipple 2017-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250386 Local motorcyclist injured in hit-skip crash on County Road 5 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250364" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4081375259-StatePatrolcruiserwithtrooper313.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local motorcyclist was injured in a hit-skip crash on County Road 5 south of Township Road 182 (south of Zanesfield) Saturday afternoon around one o'clock. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Steven Johnson, 72, of rural B... Bill Tipple 2017-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250364 Nashville Hitmakers astounds with chart-topping songwriters (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=250326" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8201713405-NashvilleHitmakersGroupPic81917.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A cheering crowd of music lovers packed the Indian Lake High School Auditorium Saturday evening for the sixth annual Nashville Hitmakers Concert, presented by the Indian Lake Watershed Project. The yearly event, headlined by Laker alum Even Stevens,... Joel Penhorwood 2017-08-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=250326