Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2017-02-23T09:43:54Z Indian Lake celebrates National FFA Week <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237608" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2231792753-IndianLakeNationalFFAWeekon22217.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School is celebrating National FFA Week with several special activities. Instructor Shelby Faulkner says the group prepared and served a special lunch for members of the ILHS staff on Monday. ILHS FFA officers will teach middle sch... Bill Tipple 2017-02-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237608 Suspended driver charged with OVI near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237605" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_20613113315-WashingtonTownshipPolicebadge213.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk driver was charged following a traffic stop on State Route 366 east of Russells Point Wednesday night around nine o'clock. The Washington Township Police Department stopped Robert Ferguson, 61, of rural Huntsville, near Woody's Diner for a r... Bill Tipple 2017-02-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237605 Domestic dispute over family dog leads to multiple charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237602" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282915-LoganCountySheriffsOfficeJailComplexsignfrom612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lakeview man received multiple charges after a domestic dispute with his wife at their 275 West Harrison Street residence Wednesday night around 9:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Frank, 53, got into an argument with Liza Fr... Bill Tipple 2017-02-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237602 Area driver cited for State Route 274 crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237598" 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 area driver was cited after he crashed on State Route 274 east of Huntsville Wednesday morning around 6:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Weston Easter, 20, of Kenton, was driving a 2006 Honda Pilot westbound on 274 near Township... Bill Tipple 2017-02-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237598 Teen driver cited for county crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237597" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5161655029-StateHighwayPatrolcruiseron51616.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 1 near County Road 47 (near West Liberty) Wednesday morning around 7:20. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Emily Herdman, 19, of Mechanicsburg, was drivi... Bill Tipple 2017-02-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237597 Ohio Hi-Point Board discusses its renovation schedule (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237572" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2221794251-OhioHiPointCareerCenterBoardofEducation22217.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education discussed a renovation project Wednesday night. The board reviewed the center's renovation schedule. The facility is over 40 years old. Current projections place the project between 25 and 26 millio... Nate Dunham 2017-02-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237572 Benjamin Logan recognizes young scientists <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237571" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2221794245-BenjaminLoganScienceFairElementarykids22217.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan conducted its annual science fair Tuesday evening. Some elementary students received special recognition. Honda award: 1st: Candin Watson 2nd: Utah Coleman Logan Soil and Water Conservation District: 1st grade - Junah Tingley - 1... Nate Dunham 2017-02-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237571 Suspected overdose death under investigation <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237523" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10221351134-RussellsPointpolicecar1013.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Authorities are investigating another suspected overdose death in the county. Last Thursday, Thomas Cotterman, 42, of Russells Point, passed away at Lima Memorial Hospital. The hospital contacted Russells Point Police and Washington Township Police... Bill Tipple 2017-02-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237523 Repeat drug dealer sentenced to prison <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237517" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8261610307-NieshaMundyphotofromtraffickingincrackcocainearrestfrom82516.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Eight defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before assigned Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor in Logan County Common Pleas Court Tuesday afternoon. Niesha Mundy, 30, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to three years in prison for trafficking in coca... Bill Tipple 2017-02-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237517 Traffic stop on Route 33 leads to felony drug arrest <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237510" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2221782024-JarrinMulletJrphotofromtraffickinginmarijuanaandpossessionofmarijuanaarrestfrom22117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area driver was arrested on multiple felony drug charges following a traffic stop on Route 33 near Route 42 (near Plain City) Tuesday morning around 12:45. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Jarrin Mullet Jr., 20, of Pla... Bill Tipple 2017-02-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237510 Curly's Custom Meats receives 2017 Friend of Beef Award (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237477" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2211782154-LarryandRitaEdwardsFriendofBeef22117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Cattle and Dairy Associations conducted their joint banquet at Winner's Harvest Barn Tuesday night. A large crowd of producers and ag supporters enjoyed a meal prepared by In Good Taste (Amy Forrest) from Mechanicsburg. Joel Penhor... Nate Dunham 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237477 New security measures to be put in place at West Liberty-Salem (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237476" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2211790430-WLSboardpicture22117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty-Salem Board of Education met Tuesday night and school security was the main focus of the meeting. &nbsp; Board President Chris Moell commented on the school shooting on Friday, January 20th and on how well school staff and students ... Jeff Kelley 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237476 Indian Lake BOE approves refinancing of bonds; saves taxpayers over 2 million (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237475" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2211780151-ILBOE22117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Treasurer Coleen Reprogle had good news for taxpayers at the district&rsquo;s monthly board meeting Tuesday night. The district successfully refinanced two bonds that were issued in 2007 and 2008. By combining the bonds and obtaining a l... Mike Vetorino 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237475 Senator Portman tours TRC, touts autonomous vehicle research here (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237469" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2211755320-SenatorPortmanatTRCphoto3on22117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) made a stop in Logan County Tuesday afternoon. Portman visited the Transportation Research Center and the Federal NHTSA &ldquo;Vehicle Testing and Research Center&rdquo; in East Liberty. The senator saw firsthand how TRC ... Bill Tipple 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237469 County man arrested for shoplifting spree <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237430" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1091721003-BrianBellphotofromtheftarrestfrom1817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county man was arrested on multiple theft charges after he was caught shoplifting at Walgreens, 101 East Sandusky Avenue, Sunday afternoon around 3:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Brian Bell, 36, of rural Zanesfield, stuffed m... Bill Tipple 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237430 Teen driver cited for injury accident on County Road 39 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237418" 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 teen driver was cited following a two-vehicle injury crash on County Road 39 near County Road 97 (near New Richland) Monday afternoon around 3:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jacob Linger, 16, of rural Huntsville, was driving a ... Bill Tipple 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237418 Teen driver injured in rollover accident near Bellefontaine <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237417" 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>A teen driver was injured in a rollover crash on County Road 230 near State Route 540 (east of Bellefontaine) Monday morning around 12:10. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Michael Horvath, 16, of Bellefontaine, was drivin... Bill Tipple 2017-02-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237417 Buy Local Pride! Troop 20556 Supports Local Businesses (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237370" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2201772541-GirlScout20556onBuyLocalPridewithEricPhan22017.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Girl Scout Troop 20556 of Belle Center is working to raise community awareness. The troop is working on their "Take-Action" project for their Girl Scout Journey program entitled "Sow What." The program focuses on their foot print, going green, and t... Nate Dunham 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237370 Clary, Lin BHS Seniors of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237369" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2201772102-RyeleeClary22017.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School recently named its February Seniors of the Month. Ryelee Clary Parents: Dustin &amp; Mandy Postle and Michael &amp; Misty Clary. School activities and awards: 4 years of Varsity Soccer, awarded 1st Team CBC, 2nd Team Miam... Nate Dunham 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237369 BHS set to present Hello Dolly (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=237350" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2201711505-New2HelloDolly22017.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The BHS music department invites you to see Hello Dolly this weekend at Bellefontaine High School. The show will be performed on Friday and Saturday night at 7:30. Admission is $8. All seats are reserved. You can call 592-2620 or e-mail tickets@bhsm... Abbi Adelsberger 2017-02-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=237350