Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2016-05-29T02:12:46Z BHS names 47 graduates receiving scholarships, thousands awarded <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=215011" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5291672229-TylerAldo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School has waved adieu to its most recent graduating class, sending them onward in life with a notable education, but not before helping many to achieve financial assistance to further their career goals. The following is a list o... 2016-05-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=215011 Updated: Local communities’ Memorial Day events <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214824" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52616121219-MemorialDay52616.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Wondering what to do this holiday weekend? Here is a list of Memorial Day events and activities. Logan Hills Festival The festival will run from May 28th to the 30th at Hall-Fawcett Park in Zanesfield. On Saturday at 11 a.m., Zanesfield Citizen ... Cole McDaniel 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214824 Jordan introduces SNAP reform bill <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=215012" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9151462440-JimJordanatRotary2on91514.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) this past week introduced the Welfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act of 2016, a bill meant to reform the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Sponsored in the Senate by Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah), the bill ... 2016-05-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=215012 Indian Lake Elementary honors students for outstanding year <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=215009" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5291671832-IndianLake4thgradehonorrollwinners52916.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Elementary School recently recognized its students who made Honor Roll, were Good Citizens and earned Perfect Attendance for the 2015-16 school year. Staff and parents gathered for the annual event. First through fourth graders are eligi... 2016-05-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=215009 Hundreds of pigs perish in county barn fire <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214972" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Bellefontaine Fire Truck and Squad 9-09.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Hundreds of hogs perished in a late Friday night barn fire west of Bellefontaine. Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table... Joel Penhorwood 2016-05-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214972 Green Hills awarded for apartment renovation project <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214975" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5281692232-GreenHilllsawardgroup52816.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An award for Excellence in Affordable Senior Housing Redevelopment was presented to Green Hills Community during a partners luncheon in Columbus on Thursday. The Green Hills Apartments project received the prestigious award for the partnership betwe... 2016-05-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214975 Tips to stay fire safe with warmer weather <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214974" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Bellefontaine Fire Department Engine 21 2-24-111.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With the warmer weather upon us and Memorial Day weekend here, State Fire Marshal Larry L. Flowers wants to remind Ohioans to be fire safe during the summer months.&nbsp; Many fires are preventable and residents can reduce their risks of becoming a f... 2016-05-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214974 DeGraff and Quincy call special council meeting <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214973" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9071174033-DeGraff sign.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There will be a joint council meeting between the Village of DeGraff and the Village of Quincy Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the DeGraff Municipal Building. The special meeting will cover joint sewer plant personnel. Bill Tipple 2016-05-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214973 15-year-old arrested on drug charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214898" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282513-LoganCountySheriffVehiclesideview.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county teen was arrested on multiple drug charges at his family&rsquo;s residence Thursday night around 7:05. The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office responded to 8160 County Road 101, Huntsville. Jaclyn and Benji Evans told deputies they found a... Bill Tipple 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214898 Ridgemont Board honors McFadden, Mouser <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214942" 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>The Ridgemont School Board met in regular session Thursday night and recognized several student achievers. Student and Staff Recognition Ridgemont Teenagers of the Year-Miss Sara McFadden and Mr. Devin Mouser An exciting time for the Ridgemont B... Bill Tipple 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214942 Lake Guides are out (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214909" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52716100738-LakeGuidecoveron516.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 2016 Quest Federal Credit Union Indian Lake Lake Guides are out!!! The WPKO &amp; WBLL staff has been distributing the annual Lake Guide across Logan and surrounding counties. This year's guide (pictured) includes 50-plus color pages of informa... Bill Tipple 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214909 Teen arrested for reporting false fire <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214895" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Logan County JDC 3-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A West Mansfield teen was arrested for reporting a false fire near his house Friday morning around 1:30. The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office met with Bokescreek Fire Chief Steve Fields regarding a false alarm. Firefighters were dispatched to a ... Bill Tipple 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214895 Troopers urge sober driving, seat belts for holiday weekend <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214894" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8301383406-PaulPride813.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The State Highway Patrol wants you to drive cautiously when out during Memorial Day, as troopers tend to see an increase in traffic deaths over this weekend. Troopers and local law enforcement will join together to work towards a fatality-free holida... Bill Tipple 2016-05-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214894 Exciting night as 1st ever HS commencement ceremony held at Calvary Christian School (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214851" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52616113612-CCSgraduationseniors52616.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The first ever high school graduating class, 14 graduates, received their diplomas Thursday evening at Calvary Christian School (pictured below). An estimated crowd of around 450 attended the first ever graduation at CCS. [audio:52616110142-CCSgrad... Jeff Kelley 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214851 Holoman, Fannin Best of Class for BHS <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214844" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5261662112-NicholasHolomanBHSValedictorian52616.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School will soon graduate the Class of 2016. The graduation ceremony will be held on May 27th at 7 pm at AcuSport Stadium. Two students top this year&rsquo;s class: VALEDICTORIAN: Nicholas Holoman, son of Charles Holoman and Li... Nate Dunham 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214844 Logan Hills Festival to convene for 36th year (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214843" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5261662017-TalogaHistoricalOutdoorDrama52616.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan Hills Festival continues to bring local history to life. The 36th annual Logan Hills Festival will run from Saturday through Memorial Day (Monday). The event is being held at Hall-Fawcett Park in Zanesfield. Other locations throughout the ... Nate Dunham 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214843 New Twist to IRS Scam Costing Ohioans Thousands <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214829" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10271491937-MikeDeWineatLCRRally102714.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning consumers to beware of callers who claim to represent the IRS and ask for payment via iTunes gift cards, after 10 Ohioans recently reported losing between $1,000 and $11,500 to the ploy. Hundreds of other... 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214829 Ohio Hi-Point Board of Education recognizes staff milestones <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214805" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5181680121-OHPBOEWorkSession51816.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Board of Education recognized the service and accomplishments of many staff members during a regular scheduled meeting Wednesday evening. Vivian Brewer was recognized for her 25 years of service to Ohio Hi-Point Career Center. Afte... Cole McDaniel 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214805 County man arrested for domestic dispute over money <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214799" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5261680529-JustinOrsbornephotofromdomesticviolencearrestfrom52616.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A rural DeGraff man was arrested following a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend at their 9101 County Road 11 residence Thursday morning around three o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Justin Orsborne, 35, got into a fi... Bill Tipple 2016-05-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214799 New spillway will be the 1st of its kind in Ohio (Audio & Video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=214758" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52516105931-IndianLakenewspillwayrendering52516.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An informational meeting was held Wednesday night concerning the new Indian Lake Spillway at the Indian Lake Community Church Lighthouse at Russells Point, sponsored by the Indian Lake Development Corporation and the Indian Lake Watershed Project. N... Jeff Kelley 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=214758