Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-09-01T08:55:08Z Drunk campground owner arrested after firing gunshot <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141875" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_90114113218-JeromeNewlandphotofromusingaweaponwhileintoxicatedandinducingpanicarrestfrom83014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk Indian Lake campground owner was arrested on multiple counts after he fired a gunshot following a loud music complaint Saturday night around 10:30. Jerome Newland, 77, owns Geronimo's Campground at 15650 State Route 235 North, Belle Center.... Bill Tipple 2014-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141875 Indian Lake man arrested for beating grandson <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141873" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_90114104633-MarkFlemingphotofrombreakingandenteringanddomesticviolencearrestfrom83014.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lakeview man was arrested on multiple charges after he allegedly assaulted his grandson Saturday night around nine o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Mark Fleming, 57, of 11158 Pocahontas Path, picked up his 14-year-old and 8-... Bill Tipple 2014-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141873 Driver cited for unsecure load following crash near Bellefontaine <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141863" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282401-LoganCountySheriffVehicleLogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was cited after part of his load fell off and struck a passing vehicle on County Road 130 near County Road 57 Friday afternoon around 1:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Richard Grimes, 59, of 413 Clark Street, Bellefont... Bill Tipple 2014-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141863 Teen driver injured in rollover crash on 33 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141858" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_40213115603-StatePatrolcruiserwithtrooper313.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver was injured in a rollover crash on Route 33 near State Route 540 Monday morning around 2:30. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Jacob Houchin, 18, of 10978 State Route 117, Belle Center, was driving a 2002 Hon... Bill Tipple 2014-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141858 Updated: Local man dies in Indian Lake boating accident <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141781" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9011454810-JoshuaKeith9114.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man is dead after an Indian Lake boating accident early Sunday morning. The drowning victim is Joshua Keith, 22, of Bellefontaine. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports that watercraft officers received a call regarding nine peop... Joel Penhorwood and Bill Tipple 2014-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141781 Missing 84-year-old man located <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141852" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_83114110835-RobertHammergrenmissingmanpic83114.PNG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A missing 84-year-old Indian Lake man was found at his house Monday morning around 8:25. Neighbors saw Robert Hammergren's vehicle in his driveway, then contacted his relatives. The Logan County Sheriff's Office met with relatives at Hammergren's K... Bill Tipple 2014-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141852 West Mansfield man killed after ATV crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141797" 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>An ATV operator was killed after wrecking his four-wheeler along SR 292 near West Mansfield Saturday evening. The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office reports that Jonathan Hannah, 24, of the West Mansfield area, was driving an ATV northbound along S... 2014-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141797 Urbana home ruled total loss after fire <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141769" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_61612103324-UrbanaFireDepartmentengine612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A home in Urbana has been ruled a total loss after a house fire Saturday evening. Urbana Fire Chief Mark Keller reports that crews from four area fire departments responded to 467 East Ward Street around 6:15. Officials say it was originally report... 2014-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141769 Indian Lake school officials take part in Ice Bucket Challenge <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141786" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_83114100938-ILHSIceBucketChallenge.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Superintendent Pat O'Donnell was challenged last week by the mayors of Lakeview and Russells Point, along with the Washington Township Police Chief, to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The administration team was also challenge... 2014-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141786 Several area roads to close for work – Construction update <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141784" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11031153552-roadclosedanddetoursign.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Engineer&rsquo;s Office has announced several areas of road work to be completed in the coming days. Crews will be replacing a culvert on Twp Rd 31 between CR 91 and CR 37 on Tuesday, September 2nd. A culvert will also be replaced ... 2014-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141784 Elderly Indian Lake man reported missing <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141801" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_83114110835-RobertHammergrenmissingmanpic83114.PNG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office is searching for a missing county man. Robert Hammergren, 84, of Kings Landing, Lakeview, has been missing since Tuesday, August 26th. His family contacted deputies Sunday afternoon around 12:05. He is possi... Bill Tipple 2014-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141801 OHPCC Auto Tech students hosting car show <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141776" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8311485221-OHPCarShow201383114.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On Saturday, September 6th, the Automotive Technology students from Ohio Hi-Point Career Center will host their second annual Car&nbsp;Show from 1-4 p.m. at Ohio Hi-Point, 2280 St. Rt. 540. The&nbsp;car&nbsp;show&nbsp;is free to the public and atten... 2014-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141776 Area blood drives for September <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141771" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1131291854-CommunityBloodCenter11312.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The American Red Cross has announced multiple blood donation opportunities for the month of September. On Monday, September 15th, a blood drive will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 201 N. Main Street, Bellefontaine, from Noon &ndash; 6... 2014-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141771 Union Station receives scoreboard <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141671" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8311472738-UnionStationScoreboard83114.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Union Station of Logan County would like to thank Bellefontaine City Schools, Logan County Co-Op, Heater Excavating, Fred Thomas, and Barry Voss for their resources, time, and expertise for their assistance in making their Upward Flag Football field ... Jeff Kelley 2014-08-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141671 Green Hills resident makes donation to Locks of Love <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141670" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8301434322-TammyWoodsandDebMartinafterLocksofLovecutfrom82614.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Deb Martin, 63, a Green Hills Community resident, made her third donation of hair to Locks of Love recently. Beautician Tammy Woods of the beauty salon and barber shop at Green Hills Community braided and cut her hair on Tuesday. Martin is a cancer... Jeff Kelley 2014-08-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141670 Small plane makes emergency landing after leaving Grimes Field <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141653" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11081170400-StatePatrolcruiserdoor509.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A small plane that took off from Grimes Field made an emergency landing in rural Clark County Friday afternoon just before three o&rsquo;clock. The pilot called 911 and reported engine trouble. The plane safely landed in a bean field near East Coun... Bill Tipple 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141653 Fire destroys barn in rural Logan County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141602" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8291484401-PerryTwpFireEMS.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A large structure fire destroyed a barn near East Liberty Friday morning around 5:30. Firefighters from Perry Township, Bokescreek Township, and Liberty Township (Raymond) responded to Tom Erdy's residence at 10890 Township Road 141. Perry Township... Bill Tipple 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141602 Concrete truck driver cited for State Route 47 crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141604" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282401-LoganCountySheriffVehicleLogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The concrete truck driver has been cited for the rollover crash that closed State Route 47 for eight hours Thursday. The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office reports that Sean Fowler, 31, of Lima, was eastbound on 47 when he went off the right side o... Bill Tipple 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141604 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over continues through Labor Day <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141590" 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>Labor Day weekend tends to see a spike in traffic incidents, so the State Highway Patrol is reminding us to buckle up, keep focused on the road, and not drive impaired. During last year&rsquo;s four-day holiday reporting period of August 30th through... Bill Tipple 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141590 Ridgemont adopts vision and mission statement (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141485" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8281475217-RidgemontBOE82814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ridgemont Board of Education approved the district&rsquo;s new vision and mission statement Thursday. Superintendent Emmy Beeson explained that the statement&rsquo;s development took just over a year. The district spent time interviewing staff, ... Nate Dunham 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141485