Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2018-05-27T05:02:04Z Structure fire destroys vacant home near Whispering Pines <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265870" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5261883454-Fireat1099TownshipRoad179photo1on52618.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A structure fire destroyed a vacant modular home on the city's east side Saturday afternoon around one o'clock. The Bellefontaine Fire Department along with mutual aid from Huntsville, Perry Township, West Liberty, and the Macochee Joint Ambulance D... Bill Tipple 2018-05-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265870 Indian Lake grad launches Cords Across America to salute military service <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265862" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52618121724-CameronChamberlinon52018.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>This graduation and Memorial Day season, an Indian Lake alumnus is making sure students who have committed to the military are publically recognized. Amy (Snapp) Hayford is a 1988 graduate of Indian Lake High School and now a resident of Blissfield,... Bill Tipple 2018-05-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265862 Bellefontaine High School holds 2018 graduation (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265841" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52518100043-BHSgrad52518.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine High School graduation ceremony was held at AcuSport Stadium on Friday night. There were 217 graduates in the Class of 2018. The valedictorian of the class is Ryoma Kawakami. Kawakami thanked the staff for their support and discu... Cole McDaniel 2018-05-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265841 Troopers seize crystal meth, loaded rifle in I-75 traffic stop <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265855" 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>State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against an Ohio man after a traffic stop in Miami County last week. Troopers seized 74 grams of crystal methamphetamine valued at approximately $3,945. Troopers stopped a 2004 Jeep Cherokee wi... Bill Tipple 2018-05-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265855 Local students recognized on Dean's List at Urbana University <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265854" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_61414113948-UrbanaUniversitySwedenborgMemorialLibrary614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The following students from the Bellefontaine and Urbana areas were recognized on the 2018 spring Dean&rsquo;s List at Urbana University. To achieve the Dean&rsquo;s List, students must take 12 or more credit hours for a semester and attain a Grade ... Bill Tipple 2018-05-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265854 80-year-old city man cited for undeveloped lot in Whispering Pines <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265832" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5251822022-WonBongChalotphoto2on52518.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An elderly city man has been cited for failing to maintain an undeveloped lot in Whispering Pines. Won Bong Cha, 80, of 1600 South Detroit Street, Apt. 59, owns a lot on White Pines near Township Road 179. Bellefontaine Code Enforcement Officer Wes... Bill Tipple 2018-05-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265832 Memorial Day parades and ceremonies announced <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265804" 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>There are several Memorial Day ceremonies and parades across the county this weekend. Here is the schedule. Highland Memorial Cemetery - Veterans tribute service 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26; gazebo Huntsville - noon Sunday, May 27, Huntsville Presbyt... Bill Tipple 2018-05-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265804 Passerby helps area family escape house fire <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265828" 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 passerby helped an area family escape a house fire near St. Paris Friday morning around eleven o'clock. The St. Paris Fire Department along with mutual aid from Urbana, Rosewood, Christiansburg, and Fletcher responded to 2536 North Heck Hill Road ... Bill Tipple 2018-05-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265828 Drug raid leads to two arrests in Bellefontaine; 69 prescription pills seized <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265806" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52518102448-SonjaTaggartphotofromsevencountsofpossessionofadangerousdrugarrestfrom52418.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two city residents were arrested on multiple charges following a drug raid at 224 Ward Street Thursday afternoon around 3:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department executed a drug-related search warrant at the home. Officers surrounded the home and r... Bill Tipple 2018-05-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265806 County woman cited for County Road 12 crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265811" 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 woman was cited following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 12 Wednesday afternoon around 2:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Corina Summers, 26, of West Mansfield, was driving a 2016 Honda CR-V northbound on 12 (north of ... Brooke Wage 2018-05-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265811 Troopers urge seat belts, sober driving this Memorial Day <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265795" 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>Seat belt usage continues to be a primary focus for the State Highway Patrol as troopers participate in the Click It or Ticket campaign. The campaign began on May 14th and includes the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Expect to see troopers on Ohio&rsq... Bill Tipple 2018-05-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265795 Lake Guides are out (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265792" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5241845517-LakeGuidecoveron52418.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 2018 Quest Federal Credit Union Indian Lake Lake Guides are out!!! The WPKO, WBLL, 107.3 The Drive, and 106.9 The Bull staff has been distributing the annual Lake Guide across Logan and surrounding counties. This year's guide (pictured) include... Bill Tipple 2018-05-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265792 Calvary Christian School graduates 3rd senior class (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265777" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5241895940-Calvarygraduationon52418.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Calvary Christian High School graduation ceremony was held on Thursday night. There were 11 students that received their diplomas in the third graduating class for Calvary Christian. They were: Samuel Laurence Jackson, Shawn Hunter Miller, Mia ... Cole McDaniel 2018-05-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265777 Indian Lake Elementary recognizes high achievers <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265821" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52518122457-ILESAwardspic152218.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Elementary School recently recognized students who set an example for others in academics and behavior and said goodbye to one of the largest classes on record. Staff and parents gathered for the annual ILES Awards Assembly saluting stude... Brooke Wage 2018-05-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265821 38th Logan Hills Festival aids in bicentennial celebration (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265776" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5241874456-LoganHillsFestivalDrama52418.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An annual tradition will take place over the weekend in Zanesfield. The 38th annual Logan Hills Festival will run from Saturday through Memorial Day (Monday). The event is being held at Hall-Fawcett Park. Other locations throughout the village will ... Nate Dunham 2018-05-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265776 BHS Class of 2018 set for Friday evening commencement <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265770" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4251893308-RyomaKawakami418.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School will conduct its 2018 commencement at AcuSport Stadium on Friday evening at 7 o'clock. The Bellefontaine Class of 2018 is led by valedictorian Ryoma Kawakami. He plans to attend The Ohio State University and major in Comput... Nate Dunham 2018-05-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265770 Sales, O'Connor named BHS Seniors of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265769" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5241853339-TrishaSaleson518.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School recently named its May Seniors of the Month. Trisha Ann V. Sales Parents: Norma and Manuel Sales School activities and awards: Lady Chiefs Soccer, Honda Breakfast, Sportsmanship Award, Heart of A Chieftain, NHS member, an... Nate Dunham 2018-05-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265769 City traffic stop leads to drug charges; passenger arrested on felony warrant <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265741" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5241894412-JordanScalesphotofromcontemptofcourtarrestfrom52318.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A driver and his passenger were issued drug-related charges following a traffic stop on Garfield Avenue at West Columbus Avenue Wednesday night around six o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped Derrick Nolan, 30, of rural Bellefontaine... Bill Tipple 2018-05-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265741 County woman cited for three-vehicle crash near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265740" 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 local driver was cited following a three-vehicle chain-reaction crash on State Route 368 near County Road 292 (near Moundwood) Wednesday morning around ten o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Carolyn Kreglow, 71, of Huntsville,... Bill Tipple 2018-05-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265740 Benjamin Logan Elementary awarded $1.2 million literacy grant <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=265729" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8191575958-BLESOpenHouseBruceSmith81915.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan Elementary has been awarded a $1.2 million literacy grant. The Ohio Department of Education awarded $33 million in Striving Readers Grants on Wednesday following a competitive peer review process. The department received 110 individua... Bill Tipple 2018-05-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=265729