Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-04-02T04:45:36Z 2016 Preliminary Budget concerns Health District (Audio included) <a href=";id=169580" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>April Fool&rsquo;s Day at the monthly meeting of the Logan County Health District Wednesday afternoon was recognized by wishing board member Chris Watkins a happy birthday and commissioner Dr. Boyd Hoddinott fooling staff by appearing as if he was in... Mike Vetorino 2015-04-01T05:00:00Z Congressman Jordan reacts to Justice Department’s decision regarding Lois Lerner <a href=";id=169596" target="_blank"><img src=" Jordan.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) recently reacted to the Justice Department&rsquo;s decision to not seek criminal contempt charges against former IRS official Lois Lerner: &ldquo;As one of his final acts as U.S. attorney for Washington, D.C., Ronal... 2015-04-01T05:00:00Z American Honda announces March sales results <a href=";id=169597" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>American Honda Motor Company reported March 2015 Honda and Acura vehicle sales of 126,293 units, with Honda trucks gaining 0.8 percent on sales of 51,516 units, while overall sales decreased 5.3 percent versus March 2014. The Honda Division sold 111,... 2015-04-01T05:00:00Z Police uncover two marijuana grow operations <a href=";id=169539" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Urbana Police Department served drug-related search warrants at two locations Tuesday, which resulted in officers discovering two marijuana grow operations and multiple charges pending against two local residents. Officers raided a suspected dru... Bill Tipple 2015-04-01T05:00:00Z Car stolen from city residence <a href=";id=169537" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city woman's car was stolen overnight. Sheanna Cerwinsky of 628 Cook Avenue contacted the Bellefontaine Police Department Wednesday morning around 4:45. Cerwinsky and her husband told officers a gold 2000 Ford Focus was taken sometime after 10:30... Bill Tipple 2015-04-01T05:00:00Z Local churches announce Holy Week services <a href=";id=169534" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine First Family - Resurrection Sunday, 9:45am continental breakfast and 10:35am celebration service, April 5. First Christian Church - 24-hour prayer vigil, April 1; Maundy Thursday dinner/worship, 6pm April 2; Good Friday service 7pm Apr... Bill Tipple 2015-04-01T05:00:00Z Monroe Township prepares for spring (Audio included) <a href=";id=169456" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Monroe Township Trustees discussed a wetland issue Tuesday. A culvert on Township Road 174 constantly lays full of water year round due to the swampy terrain. During the colder times of the year, the water freezes which causes the road to heave ... Nate Dunham 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z City man arrested following standoff <a href=";id=169447" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A standoff with an armed city man ended peacefully in a west side garage Tuesday morning around 2:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Kyle Bulluck, 34, of 602 West Chillicothe Avenue, went to Brenda Baker&rsquo;s 416 West High Avenu... Bill Tipple 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z Pulfer completes basic training <a href=";id=169412" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Air Force Airman Collen Pulfer graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, on Friday. After basic training, Pulfer will go to technical training school at Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo, Texas, w... Bill Tipple 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z Deputies continue to search for stolen truck <a href=";id=169401" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Deputies from the Logan County Sheriff's Office continue to search for a 2000 International 4700 rollback tow truck that was recently stolen from Advantage Sales, 680 Township Road 217 (Stockyard Yard). The sheriff's office reports that the truck wa... Bill Tipple 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z City man admits to felony sex charge <a href=";id=169391" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two defendants pleaded guilty and four others were sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor Monday afternoon. Robert Holbrook, 32, of Bellefontaine, pleaded guilty to sexual battery (F3). The Logan County Prosecuto... Bill Tipple 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z Local driver cited for crash near Indian Lake <a href=";id=169382" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash on State Route 235 north of Lakeview Monday morning around 10:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Robert Kritzer, 78, of 704 South Main Street, Jackson Center, was driving a 2008 ... Bill Tipple 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z More than 130 dogs seized in Champaign County <a href=";id=169377" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>County officials seized more than 130 dogs from a Mechanicsburg home after investigators found they were living in filthy conditions. Authorities took 137 dogs Friday from 11251 Wren Road. The county dog warden investigated the property's owners fo... Bill Tipple 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z Runaway teen arrested near Bellefontaine <a href=";id=169374" target="_blank"><img src=" County JDC 3-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A runaway teen was arrested near Bellefontaine Monday night around eight o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Daniel Castle, 14, was upset after his mother disciplined him last week. The mother, Elisabeth Castle, 31, of 4000 Alpi... Bill Tipple 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z Logan County Land Trust discusses its function (Audio & video included) <a href=";id=169290" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Land Trust conducted its annual meeting at the Logan County Cooperative Monday. The land trust promotes wise land use in Logan County. The group also promotes and undertakes agricultural easements within the county. This allows indi... Nate Dunham 2015-03-30T05:00:00Z Hi-Point FCCLA Chapter gives sizable donation to Ronald McDonald House <a href=";id=169289" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center FCCLA Chapter, consisting of the Early Childhood Education and level two Culinary students, recently presented a check for $2,330 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio. The students raised the money t... Nate Dunham 2015-03-30T05:00:00Z Culvert work to close a portion of CR 5 for nearly two months <a href=";id=169281" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Culvert work will close a portion of County Road 5 south of Zanesfield beginning Thursday. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be repairing two culverts on CR 5 between Township Road 190 and County Road 29. The work will run through... Nate Dunham 2015-03-30T05:00:00Z Indian Lake Middle School names honor roll students <a href=";id=169243" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Middle School has released their honor roll for the third quarter. 8th Grade 4.0 Raina Amstutz, Lindsay Berg, Trenton Devine, Laura Downey, Deanna Fry, Tiana Hughes, Hannah Meadows, Anna Peterman, Colin Powers, Tylor Satterly, Caleb Ta... Bill Tipple 2015-03-30T05:00:00Z Vehicle theft, burglary remain under investigation <a href=";id=169235" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An Indian Lake man's SUV and TV were stolen over the weekend. Preston Robinson, 25, of 8890 Township Road 239, Lot 37, Lakeview, came home Sunday morning around six o'clock and noticed his 2003 Chevy Tahoe was missing. Robinson contacted the Logan ... Bill Tipple 2015-03-30T05:00:00Z Burglar hits rural Logan County home <a href=";id=169232" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There was a burglary in rural Logan County Sunday. Benjamin Shoots and Tracy Smith of 4840 County Road 9, Bellefontaine, contacted the sheriff's office Sunday night around 7:15. Deputies report that two PlayStation 3 systems along with controllers ... Bill Tipple 2015-03-30T05:00:00Z