Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-12-19T02:41:54Z Ridgemont gives update on new building, taxes to decrease (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156584" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12181464849-RidgemontBOE121814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ridgemont Board of Education gave an update on its new building Thursday. Superintendent Emmy Beeson stated that the interior of the building is ahead by a couple of weeks. Temporary doors and windows are currently being placed and the roof is a... Nate Dunham 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156584 IL NHS names door decorating winners <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156583" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12181464036-3DRudolphdoordecoration121814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake National Honor Society conducted its annual door decorating contest recently. Each year NHS sponsors the event, which pits FaceTime classes against each other. Art teacher Mrs. Miller's students came up with a way to build a 3-D Rud... 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156583 United Way reaches goal of $700,000 (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156582" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12181461839-JoanHaushalterandJoshStollyafterreachinggoalon121814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The United Way of Logan County annual campaign surpassed its goal of $700,000. (Pictured, left to right: Josh Stolly, Terri Schneider, Ben Stahler, Tammy Allison, Ed Wallace, Megan Williams, and Joan Haushalter reveal the final tally.) This year's ... Bill Tipple 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156582 Company, state officials unveil new Honda Heritage Center (Audio and video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156581" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12181452053-IMG7489.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The ribbon has been cut for the Honda Heritage Center. Local and state public officials joined top Honda executives on Thursday to officially open the new $35 million, 160,000 square foot facility on the southern side of Honda Parkway. Officials say... Joel Penhorwood 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156581 Drug dealer arrested on multiple charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156477" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12181482035-EricGrissomphotofromtwocountsoftraffickingcrackcocainearrestfrom121714.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man was arrested on multiple felony drug warrants at 809 Heritage Court, Apt. 27, Wednesday afternoon around 1:30. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force reports that Eric Grissom, 30, of 547 East Columbus Avenue, Apt. 7, was visiting the apa... Bill Tipple 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156477 Teen driver cited for county crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156475" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6211231152-LoganCountySheriffsOfficevehiclecloseup612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash near Pickrelltown on County Road 29 west of County Road 28 Wednesday morning around 7:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Aaron Myers, 19, of 11203 Shawnee Path, Lakeview, was driv... Bill Tipple 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156475 Superintendent search highlights Hi-Point Board meeting (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156395" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12171481624-OHPBOE121714.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education received an update on its superintendent search Wednesday. The district had a couple focus group meetings that included the community, local business leaders, school staff, and administrators earlie... Nate Dunham 2014-12-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156395 Worrell, Villa to represent Indian Lake in county spelling bee <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156389" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12171453348-NathanWorrellandBrandonVilla121714.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Middle School crowned its 2014 spelling bee champ Wednesday. Fifth-grader Nathan Worrell spelled the word &ldquo;anathema&rdquo; to win. Anathema means an object of loathing. The competition took eight rounds to eliminate 20 spellers sp... Nate Dunham 2014-12-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156389 Bellefontaine church performs original Christmas Pageant (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156357" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_121714125340-image.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>This past weekend the youth of First United Methodist Church in downtown Bellefontaine put on a Christmas pageant for the community. This pageant was written and directed by their youth ministers, Michele Garver and Aaron Francis. The pageant follow... Hannah Pemberton 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156357 Mullins named Hilliker YMCA leader <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156328" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12171495104-MikeMullinson121714.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Mike Mullins has been named the executive director of the Hilliker YMCA, effective immediately. Mullins boasts an impressive resume. Most recently, he served as CEO of Adriel School for 7 years. Mullins has also served as the board president to th... Bill Tipple 2014-12-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156328 Man sentenced on felony theft charge <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156289" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_121614125456-StevenHenryphotofromgrandtheftsentencingfrom121514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Three defendants were sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor earlier this week. Steven Henry, 25, of Columbus, was sentenced to 18 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution for grand... Bill Tipple 2014-12-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156289 City man arrested on felony drug warrant <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156323" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12171490918-RobertShoffnerJrphotofromtraffickingheroinwarrantfrom121614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man was arrested on a felony drug warrant near downtown Tuesday afternoon around 4:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Robert "Bobby" Shoffner Jr., 36, of 217 &frac12; West Sandusky Avenue, was walking with three other city r... Bill Tipple 2014-12-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156323 Driver cited for rear-end collision on State Route 117 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156309" 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 two-vehicle crash north of Huntsville at the intersection of State Route 117 and State Route 366 Tuesday afternoon around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Melissa Perez, 37, of 7047 Hancock Av... Bill Tipple 2014-12-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156309 Indian Lake Graphic Design students share learning <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156316" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12171474204-MakaylaSadlerwithfirstgradersRyleeBrownandJoslynCumminsfrom121614.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake high school students are putting what they&rsquo;ve learned into Christmas gifts for first-graders. Pictured above: Freshman Makayla Sadler colors her "Frozen" creation with first-graders Rylee Brown and Joslyn Cummins. On Tuesday, Ryan... Bill Tipple 2014-12-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156316 Riverside sets community forum for guns on campus (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156214" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12161472243-RVSDBOE121614.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Riverside Board of Education followed up Tuesday on a security discussion at its November meeting. The board had discussed possibly making the district safer by having guns on the premises. Superintendent Scott Mann said that the district is con... Nate Dunham 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156214 Kretz promoted to Air Force Colonel <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156215" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12161471045-DavidDKretz121614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area man has been promoted in the United States Air Force. David&nbsp;D.&nbsp;Kretz&nbsp;has been promoted to the rank of colonel. He has served in the military for 29 years. Kretz is currently serving as the deputy commander&nbsp;of Air Force M... Nate Dunham 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156215 Drunk driver caught going the wrong way on Route 33 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156181" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_101613125614-BellefontainePoliceDepartmentcruiser101613.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk driver who was driving the wrong way on Route 33 was arrested on multiple charges Sunday morning around 2:15. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped Brittnee Huffman, 25, of 413 Highview Drive, Bellefontaine, on 33 near State Route 540.... Bill Tipple 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156181 Our Daily Bread spreading Christmas cheer (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156177" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12161493525-OurDailyBread121614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Our Daily Bread, located at 208 West Sandusky Avenue in Bellefontaine, is busy this week making Christmas better for over 1,500 people in Logan County. On Tuesday, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., the group passed out over $10,000 in food. On Thursday, ... Mike Vetorino 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156177 Possible Norovirus hits local schools <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156154" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Logan County Health District building.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Health District has received several phone calls from local school districts indicating an increased number of ill/absent children. Common symptoms are stomach ache and vomiting. The hardest hit areas are elementary and middle school... Bill Tipple 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156154 Indian Lake announces Seniors of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=156147" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12161490910-JosieTaylor1214.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Name: Cody Winegardner Parents: Brent and Christina Joseph Address: Lakeview School activities and awards: Honor Roll, Key Club, Youth Leadership, FCCLA, All-Conference Football. If I were principal for a day: I would have a staff vs. varsity foo... Bill Tipple 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=156147