Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-04-20T03:56:39Z Benjamin Logan announces April Seniors of the Month <a href=";id=123067" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan recently announced its April Seniors of the Month Name: Sara Rice (pictured) Parents: Jim and Shari Rice Address: West Mansfield School activities and awards: Soccer, FCCLA, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Spanish National H... Joel Penhorwood 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z OHP HOSA students advance to national conference in Orlando <a href=";id=123049" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sixteen Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Health Technology students will be attending the HOSA National Leadership Conference as competitors and elected officers this June in Orlando, Florida. Students enrolled in the Health Technology program on Ohio Hi... 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z Richwood Banking Company donates books to ILES <a href=";id=123045" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Students at Indian Lake Elementary were recently treated to a surprise from the Richwood Banking Company of Huntsville. The bank sponsored a book drive to recognize the birthday of Dr. Seuss by asking their bank patron's to bring in a book of any ty... Joel Penhorwood 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z Citizens’ Police Academy covers self-defense - week eleven (Audio & Video included) <a href=";id=122856" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The second class of the Bellefontaine Police Department's Citizens' Police Academy got a simulated look at police shooting during its eleventh session Thursday. PROSHOT Firearms taught the students how to grip a pistol and some basic firearms safety... Nate Dunham 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Local Church participates in 30 hour famine (Audio included) <a href=";id=122947" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Easter weekend First United Methodist Church will be doing a 30-hour famine with its youth group. [audio:JoshRobbinsonfaminefrom41814.mp3]Listen to Josh Robbins explain what a famine is.[/audio] The youth will be doing many different activities in ... Hannah Pemberton 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Driver cited following non-injury crash <a href=";id=122973" target="_blank"><img src="'s Department SUV.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department reported a non-injury accident Thursday about 7:30 a.m.&nbsp; Timothy W. Caudill, of Dublin, was cited by deputies for left of center following a crash on State Route 47, west of County Road 21. D... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Minor accident reported; bank turns in counterfeit C-note <a href=";id=122972" target="_blank"><img src=" Police Department badge 11-09.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine City Police reported a non-injury traffic accident in the city Thursday about 3:50 p.m. Margie Anderson, 548 E. High, was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance after she reportedly rear-ended a northbound car driven ... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Three local teens injured in county crash <a href=";id=122805" target="_blank"><img src=" Fire Department Squad.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Three local teens suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle rollover crash east of Bellefontaine on Township Road 135 near R &amp; R Body and Paint Wednesday afternoon around 12:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Krista Taylor, 19, of... Bill Tipple 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Serious injury accident on Route 68 <a href=";id=122801" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two drivers suffered serious injuries in a head-on crash on Route 68 at State Route 638 Wednesday afternoon around 3:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Carl Harris, 40, of Cincinnati, was driving a 2014 Kenworth straight truck northb... Bill Tipple 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Candidates debate for local races (Audio & video included) <a href=";id=122672" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Branch of the American Association of University Women and the Bellefontaine Examiner conducted a public debate at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Wednesday. Four contested races had candidates participate: Logan County Family Court... Nate Dunham 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z County man arrested for domestic dispute <a href=";id=122619" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was arrested following a lengthy domestic dispute with his wife at their rural Huntsville home Tuesday morning. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Douglas Johns, 33, of 4877 County Road 130, assaulted Heather Johns, 29. Mr. ... Bill Tipple 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z Local man pleads guilty to felony sex charges <a href=";id=122616" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Four defendants pleaded guilty and five were sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor earlier this week. Jonathan Kramer, 23, of Bellefontaine, pleaded guilty to rape and gross sexual imposition. Last April, Kramer... Bill Tipple 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z Serious injury accident on Route 33 <a href=";id=122604" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Route 33 near County Road 57 Tuesday night around 10:20. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Amber Lawson, 32, of 212 Ludlow Road, Bellefontaine, was driving... Bill Tipple 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z Updated: Injury accident near Indian Lake <a href=";id=122425" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 235 south of Lakeview Tuesday morning around 8:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Walter Norviel, 54, of 4617 County Road 13, Bellefontaine, was driving a 2005 Ford dump tr... Bill Tipple 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z West Liberty-Salem approves new assistant treasurer position (Audio included) <a href=";id=122504" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty-Salem School Board met Tuesday evening. A highlight of the meeting was the board approving the new assistant treasurer position. This position will replace the current assistant to the treasurer position currently held by Peggy Fairc... Jeff Kelley 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z DeGraff Council adopts resolution pertaining to land use agreements (Audio included) <a href=";id=122503" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>DeGraff Council adopted two resolutions Tuesday. One of the resolutions was for land use agreements. The resolution allows the village to conduct repairs on any private property that it may use. An example would be the village making repairs to a dr... Nate Dunham 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z Pedestrian struck near former Siemens plant <a href=";id=122439" target="_blank"><img src=" Fire Department Squad.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A pedestrian suffered minor injuries when he was struck by a pickup near the former Siemens plant Tuesday morning around six o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Anthony Sims, 21, of 529 North Main Street, Bellefontaine, was wal... Bill Tipple 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z DP&L presents rebate to Bellefontaine City Schools (Audio & video included) <a href=";id=122313" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>DP&amp;L presented the Bellefontaine City Schools Board with a check during Monday's meeting. The rebate check totaled to $60,949.47. It was awarded to Bellefontaine because the new elementary and middle school exceeded federal guidelines. The check... Nate Dunham 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z Russells Point injury accident near Dairy Queen <a href=";id=122312" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sunday afternoon around 5:15 Russells Point police were called to the scene of an injury accident near the Dairy Queen.&nbsp; Authorities say Shawn Beard of Berne, Indiana, was going west on Main Street in a 2003 Chevy Cavalier. Beard turned left i... Jeff Kelley 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z Local woman arrested during Indian Lake traffic stop <a href=";id=122311" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Russells Point Police Department charged two local residents following a traffic stop Saturday night around 6:20. A vehicle drawing the attention of an officer led to a registration check that showed the owner, 21-year-old Megan Craft of Russell... Jeff Kelley 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z