Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-05-24T08:17:39Z Board of DD celebrates successful fundraisers <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176242" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3191580527-BoardofDD3195.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>During their regular monthly meeting, Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities Board Superintendent Saul Bauer expressed his gratitude to the community for their continued support at two recent fundraisers at the board meeting held on Thursda... Bill Tipple 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176242 Wild turkey harvest up statewide <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176235" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_42213122200-LucasYoestingwithwildturkeyfrom42013.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio hunters checked 17,638 wild turkeys during the combined 2015 spring wild turkey hunting season and youth wild turkey hunting season, April 18th-May 17th, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Hunters checked 16,049 birds... Bill Tipple 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176235 Teen driver injured in alcohol-related rollover crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176234" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_101114115024-UnionCountySheriffsOffice1014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver suffered serious injuries in an alcohol-related rollover crash near Port Jefferson Saturday morning around 12:20. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reports that Samone Brown, 18, of Kettlersville, was driving a 2004 Pontiac Vibe westb... Bill Tipple 2015-05-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176234 Updated: Barton charged with murder for son’s death; girlfriend arrested (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176156" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_51915101017-AnthonyBartonphotofromfelonychildendangeringarrestfrom51815.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Anthony Barton, 24, of 441 Plumvalley Street, Bellefontaine, has been charged with murder following the death of his five-year-old son, Michael Barton. Bellefontaine Police Chief Brandon Standley announced the charge late Friday morning after detect... Bill Tipple 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176156 Benjamin Logan graduates 131 Friday (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176203" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5221584545-BenLogangraduation152215.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan High School held its graduation Friday evening before a capacity crowd in the newly air-conditioned Raider Gym.&nbsp; Receiving their diplomas were 131 graduates, including Co-Valedictorians Jenna Hardin, Carrie Leese, Caitlyn Baird, ... Jeff Kelley 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176203 West Liberty-Salem recognizes its top students <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176060" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52115102217-WLSTopofClass52115.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Liberty-Salem recently named its valedictorian and salutatorian. The valedictorian is Bethany Jolyn Painter, daughter of Rob and Denise Painter. Bethany has a Cumulative GPA of 4.2074. She will attend the Bowling Green State University and majo... Nate Dunham 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176060 Memorial Day Events Schedule <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176206" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5271291115-MemorialDay.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Here is a Memorial Day weekend events schedule: Huntsville - 12:30pm Sunday, May 24, Huntsville Cemetery hosted by American Legion Charles Collins Post 381; moves to Huntsville Presbyterian Church in inclement weather; speaker: Attorney Gabe Wicklin... 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176206 Columbus Zoo visits Bellefontaine Elementary (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176169" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52215110904-BEShostsColumbusZooon52215.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Columbus Zoo made a special visit to the Bellefontaine Elementary School on Friday morning. The students were given a presentation featuring a penguin, flamingo, a cheetah and much more. Students were also given the&nbsp;opportunity to pet a ba... Emily O'Connor 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176169 Two city residents arrested on felony drug warrants <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176140" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5221591846-NieshaMundyphotofromtwocountsoftraffickingcrackcocainearrestfrom52115.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city woman and her uncle were arrested on felony drug warrants at their residence Thursday afternoon around 2:30. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force reports that Niesha Mundy, 29, and Shawn Mundy, 44, both of 213 Walker Street, were arrested w... Bill Tipple 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176140 Teen driver arrested for crash near McDonald’s <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176152" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3141311312-BellefontainePolicecruiser3513.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An underage driver was arrested following a T-Bone crash in front of McDonald's, 1127 North Main Street, Thursday afternoon around 5:20. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Somer Main, 15, of 5732 Township Road 32 South, West Liberty, w... Bill Tipple 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176152 Burglars hit local home <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176145" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251281014-LoganCountySheriffsOfficeJailComplexsignfrom612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There was a burglary in West Mansfield recently. Wyatt Prince, 16, of 408 West Center Street, contacted the Logan County Sheriff's Office Thursday night around 9:30. Deputies report that two guns were stolen. A Ruger .22 rifle and a Remington 870 ... Bill Tipple 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176145 Lake Guides are out (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176128" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52115103849-LakeGuidecoveron52115.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 2015 Elan Home Health and Staffing Indian Lake Lake Guides are out!!! The WPKO &amp; WBLL staff has been distributing the annual Lake Guide across Logan and surrounding counties. This year's guide (pictured) includes 50-plus color pages of info... Bill Tipple 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176128 Driver strikes neighbor’s garage <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176142" 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 backed into her neighbor's garage in West Mansfield Thursday night around nine o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Chelsee Osborne, 23, of 226 North Dean Street, was driving a 2005 Honda Accord when she backed into... Bill Tipple 2015-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176142 Barton faces additional felony charge <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176039" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_51915101017-AnthonyBartonphotofromfelonychildendangeringarrestfrom51815.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Anthony Barton, 24, of 441 Plumvalley Street, Bellefontaine, is facing another felony charge following the death of his five-year-old son, Michael Barton. The Bellefontaine Police Department charged Mr. Barton with felonious assault Thursday afterno... Bill Tipple 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176039 Logan Hills Festival set for 35th year (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176053" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5211593107-LoganHillFest3.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It is not very often that history comes to life, but one annual festival held locally does just that. The 35th annual Logan Hills Festival will run from Saturday through Memorial Day (Monday). The event is being held at Hall-Fawcett Park in Zanesfie... Nate Dunham 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176053 Ridgemont to hand out three honors diplomas <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176058" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52115102220-RidgemontTopofClass201552115.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>As Ridgemont High School prepares for graduation the district has taken time to recognize three of its top scholars. The valedictorian this year is Logan Danielle Hill and salutatorian is Madison Lee Roehler. Logan is the daughter of Eric and Rhond... Nate Dunham 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176058 Congressman Jim Jordan to Headline Event for Ohio Senate Candidate Matt Huffman <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176050" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2131280242-JimJordan21312.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Jim Jordan announced Thursday that he will speak on Wednesday, May 27 at an event in Champaign &amp; Logan counties in support of Matt Huffman for Senate. Matt Huffman, a former four-term state representative, is seeking the 12th Ohio Se... 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176050 IL students do “Senior Service” Thursday <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176048" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5211581122-ILSeniorServiceDay52115.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake seniors may be done with classes, but the district is still keeping them busy. They spent most of Thursday doing what they call &ldquo;Senior Service&rdquo; around school grounds and nearby. (Pictured: Seniors Jordan Risner (left) and Ta... 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176048 ILHS Chorale holds final concert <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=176047" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5211575121-ILChoraleConcertfrom51815.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School honored its very successful seniors during the final Chorale concert of the year. The 96-member Chorale performed several selections during the event on Monday, including the songs they sang for the Ohio Music Education Assoc... 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=176047 City mother admits to carrying marijuana in baby bag <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=175974" 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 mother was issued multiple drug-related charges after police responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Pratt Street Wednesday night around 9:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that a 2013 Kia was parked partially in the ro... Bill Tipple 2015-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=175974