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The Bellefontaine varsity wrestling team won the Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail division championship Saturday at Kenton Ridge High School. The Chiefs were third overall and first in the Ken...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity cheer team fared well at the southwestern regional competition on Sunday. The team qualified for the state cheer competition at St. John Arena on March 6th. The ...read more
A former Bellefontaine track standout is shining in college. Ohio Northern University junior Rebecca Carman placed in three events Saturday at the Joe Banks Invitational hosted by the Polar Bears. C...read more
A suspected drug overdose victim was revived at his rural Lewistown residence Sunday afternoon around 2:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Shawn Griffith, 44, of 6377 County Road 35 N...read more
Several area basketball teams were in action on Saturday with a number of conference championships highlighting play. The Riverside varsity boys basketball team slid by Mechanicsburg 43-39. Landon K...read more
In a game heard on WBLL, Tipp City pulled away from Bellefontaine in the 2nd half for a 45-32 win on Friday at BHS.   Chiefs       4    14   22   32...read more
In HS girls basketball Thursday the West Liberty-Salem Lady Tigers won the OHC championship when they beat Greeneview 56-48.  GV    11 12 12 13  48 WL-S  8 11 18 19&nbs...read more
West Liberty-Salem senior football player Seth Jordan Thursday signed his official letter of intent to play Div. II college football at Urbana University. Jordan, a 6’-3”, 275 pound offen...read more
In HS bowling Thursday the West Liberty-Salem varsity girls beat Riverside 2,062 to 1,735. For WL-S, Hailee Clifford rolled a 324 series, Erica McCall a 318, Rachel Larson a 308 series, Taylor L...read more
Shady Bowl held its annual awards banquet at the Champaign County Fairgrounds recently. The six track champions were recognized for 2015: Justin Durflinger, of Bellefontaine - Pure Stock Champion B...read more
The Indian Lake varsity girls basketball team fell to visiting Graham 52-48 on Senior Night. The Falcons outscored the Lakers 15-10 in the final quarter. Caylee Wurster scored a team-high 14 points....read more
Several area bowling teams hit the lanes Wednesday evening. The Benjamin Logan varsity boys defeated Indian Lake and Riverside. The Raiders tallied a 2,640, the Lakers had a 2,324, and the Pirates s...read more
Connor Davis reached one of his goals recently. Connor, 18, from Indian Lake, tried out for a team that plays in the top amateur soccer league in the US. After a three-week tryout, Connor was asked ...read more
The Benjamin Logan bowling teams competed against Northwestern Tuesday evening. The varsity boys lost 2,548 to 2,368. Logan Woolley fired a 384 series, Mitchel Johnson bowled a 349 series, Tyler Nic...read more
The Indian Lake competition cheer squad just missed first place by half a point at the Hard Rockin' Nationals Cheer Competition in Cleveland Sunday. The team warmed up for the event by cheering at th...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Tigers came into Tuesday's game with Triad 11-0 in OHC play, trying to stay 1 game ahead of 2nd place Southeastern.  Triad, as they did earlier this month, played the...read more
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The Benjamin Logan Lady Raiders got off to a fast 11-0 start Monday night in their game against Logan County rival Bellefontaine and went on to defeat the Lady Chiefs 58-36.  Hayley Boysel score...read more
Gloria's Tumbling and Trampoline team had 14 members compete in Lancaster, Kentucky Saturday.  In total, 19 teams from Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia participated. Lily Palmer received ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity cheer team competed in the 2016 Ohio State University Cheer Competition Sunday. The Lady Raiders placed 2nd in the small varsity division and will compete in...read more
Grand Valley State University junior Nate Orndorf had his two personal best times recently running as a member of the school’s indoor track and field team. Orndorf, a 2012 Bellefontaine High Sc...read more
The Indian Lake wrestling team won a dual tournament Saturday. The Lakers hosted Cincinnati Moeller, Dayton Stebbins, Preble Shawnee, Dayton Chaminade Julienne, and Parkway. Indian Lake senior stand...read more
The Greenon Knights spoiled Snowball at Riverside Saturday night as they topped the Pirates 56-51 on WBLL. (Pictured: Riverside Queen Aubrey Stephens, King Ross Stevens, and their court.) Riverside ...read more
Several local swim teams saw notable achievement in the Central Buckeye Conference meet at Wright State University on Saturday. The Bellefontaine girls took home the CBC title for the Kenton Trail Di...read more
A total of 57 Urbana University student-athletes from fall sports programs earned 2015 All-MEC Academic Honors, as announced by the league's headquarters on Thursday. Two levels were created for the ...read more
In girls HS bowling action Friday it was Benjamin Logan defeating West Liberty-Salem 2,043-1,766. Karlee Gilliam led the Raiders with a 191 game and 360 series. Tayler Bryant also rolled a career-hi...read more
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The West Liberty-Salem Tigers received a near-knockout blow for most of the 1st half Friday night at Catholic Central, trailing 30-12 late in the 2nd quarter before clawing all the way back to finish ...read more
In girls HS basketball Thursday Riverside defeated Hardin Northern 42-31. Marissa Davis led the Lady Pirates with 16 points and 14 rebounds, Courtnie Smith added 11 points in the victory, while Aubre...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team defeated host Urbana 62-52 Wednesday night. The win clinched a share of the CBC Mad River division title. Sophomore guard Nikki Current had 26 points...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity wrestling team went 1-1 during the opening round of the Division II OHSAA state duals Wednesday at Graham High School. Bellefontaine defeated Indian Lake 39-38 in a dual tha...read more
Mad River Mountain hosted its adult race league Wednesday night. 25 riders competed in three different divisions. Here are the top finishers in each category. Men's skiers: 1. Bobby Mugan 2. Greg...read more
Area basketball teams were in action Tuesday evening. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys beat visiting Greeneview 67-45. The Tigers have won eleven straight games. Greeneview   &nbs...read more
Several local bowling teams hit the lanes Tuesday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys beat Tipp City 2,582 to 2,515 at T-P Lanes. Kyle Southard bowled a 368 series, Dylan Legge rolled a 347 series, Anth...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans varsity boys basketball team traveled to Village Academy in Powell and defeated the Griffins 52-34 Monday night. Josh Kilgore led Calvary with a double-double. The fres...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls indoor track and field team opened its season with a strong showing at Tiffin University on Sunday. Senior Morgan Freyhof set a new school record in the 60 meter dash pla...read more
The Indian Lake swim team competed at the Cougar Invitational at Wright State University on Saturday. Skyler Tavenner broke both school records and meet records when he won the 50 freestyle with a ti...read more
The Benjamin Logan High School wrestlers competed at the North Union Invitational on Saturday, finishing 6th in the team race. Individual places are as follows: 106 lbs - Cole Houser, 1st 126 lbs -...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team crushed Graham on Saturday 92-38. Nikki Current posted 28 points and Hayley Boysel trailed with 27. Natalie Drumm had 23 and Coreen Crosby added 14. ...read more
Several area bowling teams took to the lanes Friday night. Bellefontaine took on Kenton Ridge. The results are as follows: Varsity Boys Bellefontaine final score 2738 Kenton Ridge final score 2706...read more
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The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team fell at home to rival Springfield Shawnee 53-46 Friday night on WBLL. The second quarter was the difference. The Chiefs led by two after the opening qu...read more
In Varsity Boys Bowling Thursday Bellefontaine defeated Stebbins 2396-2259. Kyle Southard rolled a 395 series with games of 189 and 206. Anthony Tolliver carded games of 191 and 190, a 381 series. ...read more
In high school girls basketball Thursday Riverside defeated Ridgemont 41-25. Marissa Davis scored 13 points with 16 rebounds and 4 assists, Shelby Giles tossed in 13 points with 6 rebounds, and Aubre...read more
Mad River Mountain hosted its adult race league Wednesday night. 27 riders competed in three different divisions. Here are the top finishers in each category. Men's skiers: 1. Bobby Mugan 2. Mich...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys bowling team defeated Greenon 2,591 to 2,343 at T-P Lanes Wednesday night. Leading the Raiders were Logan Wenger with a 455 series, Mitchel Johnson rolled an impressiv...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team lost at Dayton Stebbins 60-50 Wednesday night. The Indians outscored the Raiders 38-27 in the second half. Sophomore guard Nikki Current had 29 point...read more
The Benjamin Logan Varsity and Middle School Cheer teams competed in the 7th Annual Mindi Justice Competition at Riverdale High School recently. The varsity team placed 2nd and the middle school (pic...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity wrestling team competed in a tri-match at Springfield Catholic Tuesday night. Josh Cordell was undefeated with two pins. Tanner Workman also recorded a pin. The Tiger...read more
Gloria's Tumbling and Trampoline Team had 5 members travel to a competition in Belvidere, Illinois over the weekend. The meet featured 35 teams from all over the United States. In the invitational c...read more
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The Urbana varsity boys defeated Bellefontaine 40-38 on WBLL. The game was played at Indian Lake High School due to the damage in the Bellefontaine High School gym. The game was close throughout. Aft...read more
The Benjamin Logan swimmers swam their last home meet of the season Tuesday.  Freshman Macy Arn led her team with two wins - 1st in 200 Individual Medley with a time of 218.81 and 100 Freestyle ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys outscored Riverside 2,507 to 2,009 at T-P Lanes Tuesday night. Individual Highlights for WLS: Reese Shafer: 239 Brad Burt: 204 Treven Marchal: 189 Justin Sal...read more
On Saturday, the High Point Stars 14U boys soccer team tied 6-6 in their indoor season opener against FC42 White on Saturday. Ryan Johnson led the Stars with 2 goals, Lindsey Heminger and Jacob Shell...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Triad 65-41 Monday night. The Raiders led 41-17 at the half. Sophomore guard Nikki Current scored a game-high 22 points. Natalie D...read more
The Indian Lake swim team competed at the Tecumseh Invitational in New Carlisle Monday afternoon. Junior Skyler Tavenner won the 50 free and 100 backstroke with new meet records in both events. Fres...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity girls bowling team defeated host Kenton 1,910 to 1,843 Monday. Makayla Hartley led the Spartans with a 323 series. Amariah Tanner shot a 289 series and Keri Howard reco...read more
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The West Liberty-Salem boys basketball team knew they had a tough task Monday night at Triad. The Cardinals battled the first-place Tigers to the wire before falling 58-52. West Liberty-Salem led by ...read more
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team competed at the Maumee Bay Classic at Oregon Clay High School over the weekend. The Lakers finished 17th out of 47 teams. Sophomore Connor Dixon became the sch...read more
The Bellefontaine swim team competed in the 18-team Celina Invitational on Saturday. The girls finished 5th and the boys 10th overall. Emily Fulmer broke her own school record in the 100 Fly in 1:02...read more
The Urbana Athletics Department released the first Athletics Director's Fall Honor Roll under Athletic Director Larry Cox. A total of 106 student-athletes earned recognition, and a school-record 30 B...read more
In HS Boys Basketball Saturday night it was West Liberty-Salem winning at Benjamin Logan 68-51. WL-S    14  37  50  68 BL        &nbs...read more
West Liberty-Salem senior football player Dusty Moell was named Academic All-Ohio. (Pictured left is WL-S football coach Dan McGill presenting Dusty with the certificate.) To qualify, Dusty had to b...read more
In Varsity Boys Bowling Friday it was Tecumseh winning over Bellefontaine 2706-2488. Anthony Tolliver rolled games of 206 and 215 for a 421 series. Robbie Weikart rolled a 194, while Dylan Legge add...read more
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The Indian Lake varsity basketball team used a strong finish to beat host Benjamin Logan 50-45 Friday night on WBLL. The Lakers outscored the Raiders 18-12 in the fourth quarter. Parker Grothaus and...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys fell to Urbana 3,025 to 2,609. The Raiders are 12-3 overall and 7-3 in the CBC. The Hillclimbers move to 10-1, 8-1. Individual scores: Logan Wenger: 461 series Mitchel Joh...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls defeated visiting Bellefontaine 66-34 Thursday night. The Tigers led 34-14 at the half. Jamie Peterson poured in 23 points, Mikalia McIntosh scored 10, and Lily ...read more
Mad River Mountain hosted its adult race league Wednesday night. 30 riders competed in three different divisions. Here are the top finishers in each category. Men's skiers: 1. Bobby Mugan 2. Fore...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity wrestling team went 1-1 in a tri-match against Tipp City and host Mechanicsburg Wednesday night. The Chiefs defeated the Red Devils 40-28, but then lost to the state-ranked ...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys bowling team defeated Northeastern 2,482 to 2,290 at T-P Lanes Wednesday night. Dylan Legge fired games of 215 and 222 for a 437 series. Anthony Tolliver shot a 197 an...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys basketball team beat visiting Southeastern 63-53 Wednesday night. Kannon Stillings led the attack with 24 points, Tyler Louden had 14, and Austin Miller added 10. ...read more
The Indian Lake varsity girls basketball team fell at Wapakoneta 76-19 Monday night. The Lakers trailed 24-3 after the opening quarter and 44-10 at the half. Caylee Wurster scored a team-high 10 poi...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity cheerleading team competed at the 7th annual Ohio Athletic Committee Cheer competition at Worthington Kilbourne High School Sunday. The Lady Raiders placed 2nd in their div...read more
The Bellefontaine swim team won a meet at Sidney Sunday night. The Chiefs tallied 271 points. The host Yellow Jackets were runner-up with 193 points. Finishing first for BHS: Girls 200 Medley and 2...read more
Zanesfield native Nicole Fawcett was named Most Valuable Player and Best Opposite of the 2016 Women’s NORCECA Olympic Qualification Volleyball Tournament as Team USA won the gold Saturday night ...read more
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team finished runner-up at the Kevin Cleveland Memorial Tournament at Dublin Scioto High School on Saturday. Senior captain Kurt Crockett won the 138lb title. Other...read more
Local wrestlers have been staying busy. Benjamin Logan High School placed 9th at the Valley View Invitational.  Mason Plikerd led the team, taking 2nd in the 160 lb weight class. Lane Griffin w...read more
The Chieftains swim team competed at the Shawnee Invitational on Saturday. The girls finished 2nd and boys 5th of 17 teams. Finishing in the top five: Amy Fulmer - 1st 50 Free, 1st 100 Back *New Sch...read more
Several local basketball teams were in action on Saturday. The Benjamin Logan varsity girls outscored Indian Lake 50-34. Nikki Current put 21 on the board. Darian Rockhold added 14. There was no JV...read more
In HS Bowling Friday Tipp City edged Bellefontaine in Varsity Boys action 2,543-2,524. Kyle Southard rolled a 201 and 194 for a 395 series, Dylan Legge a 177 and 195 (372 series), Anthony Tolliver a ...read more
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In a game heard on WBLL Friday evening Indian Lake defeated visiting Graham in CBC MRD action 60-50. [audio:1081692317-LakersFalconsRecap1816.mp3]Hear Chad Wilkinson's recap of the game.[/audio] Bea...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys bowling team beat visiting Graham 2,423 to 2,320 at T-P Lanes Thursday night. Logan Wenger fired a 385 series, Logan Woolley recorded a 356 series, and Tyler Nicholas ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team edged host Southeastern 43-42 Thursday night. The Tigers outscored the Trojans 14-12 in the final quarter. Jamie Peterson had a triple-double wit...read more
Standout Riverside athlete Dakota Bollinger has recently signed with Ohio Wesleyan University to play baseball after high school. The son of Bob and Jamie Bollinger, Dakota has been a four-year varsi...read more
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A Benjamin Logan girls’ soccer star signed a letter of intent on Thursday to play at the college level. Shelby Kramer, daughter of Larry and Amy Kramer, will be furthering her soccer skills at ...read more
Benjamin Logan will induct two new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame during Friday night’s basketball game. The ceremony will take place immediately following the JV game. This year&rsquo...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team beat host Northwestern 53-46 Wednesday night. Sophomore guard Nikki Current poured in a game-high 24 points. Hayley Boysel and Natalie Drumm each sco...read more
The Indian Lake swim team competed in a tri-meet with Urbana and Northwestern at Urbana University Wednesday night. Junior Skyler Tavenner won the 50 free and the 200 free with a new school record ti...read more
Benjamin Logan alum Nicole Fawcett will compete as part of the 14-player roster for the U.S. National Women’s Volleyball. The team will compete in the NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament i...read more
The Indian Lake swim team competed in a tri-meet with Kenton and Botkins at the Hardin County YMCA Tuesday night. Junior standout Skyler Tavenner won the 50 free and also won the 100 fly with a new s...read more
Several area basketball teams were in action Tuesday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys beat visiting Fairbanks 56-49. Kannon Stillings poured in 18 points and Tyler Louden scored 12 points. The ...read more
Area bowling teams hit the lanes Tuesday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys beat Mechanicsburg 2,560 to 2,345. For the Tigers, Brad Burt fired a 227 game, Treven Marchal shot a 226 game, Reese Sha...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Indian Lake 59-24 Monday night. The Tigers led 32-7 at the half. Senior Jamie Peterson led all scorers with 16, Lily Yoder toss...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys bowling team beat host Greenon 2,432 to 2,391 Monday night. Freshman Tyler Nicholas led the Raiders with a 426 series. Logan Wenger fired a 362, Logan Woolley recorde...read more
The sixth annual Liberty Half Marathon sponsored by the Hi Point Harriers and Reliant Mechanical, Inc. was held New Year's Day. The race started in West Liberty and finished in East Liberty. Terry S...read more
In boys HS basketball Saturday West Liberty-Salem pulled away in the 4th quarter to defeat Champaign County rival Graham 56-40. The Tigers led 13-11 after 1 quarter, with Graham leading 26-25 at half...read more
The Bellefontaine Invitational was held Saturday, with the Chieftains hosting 15 teams and a total of 230 swimmers. The girls won the meet and the boys finished 6th allowing the combined team scores ...read more
The Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio High School Football Team of the Year is Milan Edison.  Over 176,500 votes were cast, with Milan Edison generating 76,434 votes to outdistance runner-up Col...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Varsity Wrestling team competed at the Bill Urban Memorial Invitational Wednesday December 30th at Toledo St John's Jesuit High School. Josh Cordell finished second at 160lbs. ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys’ bowling team fell to Tecumseh 2,874-2,316 Wednesday.  Mitchell Johnson rolled a 381 series, Logan Wenger bowled a 375 series, Logan Woolley tallied a 343, ...read more
Area basketball teams were in action Wednesday night. The Benjamin Logan varsity girls lost to Upper Scioto Valley 72-70. Nikki Current scored 19 points, Hayley Boysel recorded 17 points, and Lauren...read more
It was quite a year for our local sports.  We take a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2015 which includes football, basketball, volleyball and cross country. Football Playoff Mania--L...read more
In HS boy’s basketball Tuesday Indian Lake rolled over New Bremen 74-51. Beau Hefner blistered the nets for 30 points, Dylan Albright scored 14, and Collin Coburn added 8 points for the Lakers....read more
In HS Girls Basketball Monday night West Liberty-Salem won a big non-league game over Tipp City 43-40.  Here is the scoring by quarters: Tipp City   08   08  07  1...read more
In high school boys basketball Saturday host Lima Shawnee defeated Bellefontaine 66-62. The Chiefs fall to 4-4 overall, and are 1-2 in the CBC. They will visit Lima Central Catholic Wednesday night....read more
Former Indian Lake basketball star and 2014 graduate Christian Grider is earning accolades at the collegiate level. This week he was named Goshen College Athlete of the Week. Earlier this month, Gri...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls basketball team edged visiting Piqua 43-42 Wednesday night for their second straight win. Piqua            5&nbs...read more
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A few basketball teams were in action Tuesday evening. On WBLL, the Bellefontaine varsity boys defeated visiting Indian Lake 74-53. For Bellefontaine, Isaiah Miller recorded 17 points, Hayden Nease ...read more
A couple area bowling teams hit the lanes Tuesday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys edged Greenon 2,463 to 2,454. For the Chiefs, Noah Jackson fired a 410 series and Robby Weikart bowled a 377 series....read more
Two local softball players were recently selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase North at Kent State University on January 9th and 10th. Brooke Lewis and Madisyn Neal will compete in th...read more
The Zanesfield Petanque Club had 37 members compete in the inaugural National Petanque League. This was a singles league with 200 players from 22 clubs across the nation. Members played singles game...read more
In high school girls basketball Monday it was Bellefontaine 53 Indian Lake 39.  The Lady Chiefs outscored the host Lakers 28-11 in the 2nd half in the come-from-behind win. For the victorious C...read more
The Bellefontaine swim team competed in the Wildcat Invitational in Springfield on Saturday. The Lady Chiefs brought home 2nd place out of 12 teams and the boys finished 5th out of 8. Freshman ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity wrestling team competed at the Versailles Duals Saturday. Josh Cordell was 4-1 on the day with three pins and a technical fall. Ely Serna won two matches including a c...read more
In Saturday high school boys basketball action Benjamin Logan defeated Kenton 62-56.  Kenton   11  24  38 56 Ben Logan  18  34  47 62 Konner Caudill led the ...read more
West Liberty-Salem High School recently hosted their annual Fall Athletic Awards Ceremonies. Many athletes were honored for their performances this past semester. In football, Trevor Anderson and Bra...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team faltered in the fourth quarter and fell to longtime rival Kenton Ridge 54-47 Friday night on WBLL. The host Chiefs got off to a slow start. The Couga...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys topped Northwestern, 2706-2626. Noah Jackson led the way with two games of 221 for a 442 series. Dylan Legge had games of 215 and 194 for a 409 series. Anthony Tolliver...read more
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team split duals in a tri-meet with Sidney and Wapakoneta Thursday night. The Lakers fell to Wapakoneta 39-30, then beat host Sidney 45-30. The following went 2-0: ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Triad 59-31 Thursday night. The Tigers led 28-10 after the opening quarter. Lily Yoder had 18 points. Gabby Hollar and Taylor L...read more
The Calvary Christian girls’ bowling team had their fourth win in a row after defeating Riverside 1,708-1,395 Thursday at T-P Lanes. High scores for Calvary were rolled by Amariah Tanner with a...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade boys basketball team steamrolled Upper Scioto Valley 53-7 Wednesday night. Robby Wildermuth had 10 points. Jarrid Baughman and Ethan Morales each scored 8 points. The Bel...read more
On Wednesday, the Benjamin Logan varsity bowling team beat both Bellefontaine and Riverside during a home match. The Raiders won the match with 2545 score. Riverside finished with a 1941 and Bellefon...read more
The Bellefontaine High School wrestling team went 2-0 Tuesday night in a super tri-meet at BHS. The Chieftains defeated Southeastern 46-26 and won in a thriller over North Union 39-36. Here are Indi...read more
Urbana University senior football player D’Gary Wallace (Dayton, Ohio/Dunbar) has been named to the 2015 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-America Second Team, release...read more
In a game broadcast live on 1390 WBLL and 107.3 FM, the Indian Lake varsity boys basketball team broke a three-game losing streak when they traveled to Riverside and beat the Pirates 63-35. The Laker...read more
In Varsity Boys Bowling Tuesday Bellefontaine defeated Graham 2700-2348.   Daniel Weikart rolled games of 255 and 249, a 499 series, Kyle Southard had a 450 series with games of 195 and 255, an...read more
Routine matters were covered at the monthly meeting of the Logan County Children's Services Board Thursday.Following an update on May's financials, Director Melanie Engle told the board that Kip Ward,...read more
Routine matters were covered at the monthly meeting of the Logan County Children's Services Board Thursday.Following an update on May's financials, Director Melanie Engle told the board that Kip Ward,...read more
The Fraternal Order of Police Hi Point Lodge No. 60 celebrated the 41st anniversary of Police Memorial Week with a ceremony Saturday in downtown Bellefontaine. National Police Week, which is recogniz...read more
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Written by student reporter and BHS senior Jessica Haushalter Bellefontaine High School students in the Advanced Placement (AP) classes are preparing to take their AP exams over the next 2 weeks. BHS...read more
An inmate was arrested on multiple charges after he was caught bringing oxycodone into the Logan County Jail last week. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Steven Burk, 66, of 816 West San...read more
The Bellefontaine swim team beat visiting Kenton 179-174 at the Hilliker YMCA Monday night.  Each relay scored for the team including: Girls 200 Free Relay of Lilli LeVan, Brooklyn Meadows, Ari...read more
An adult and four teens were charged following a party inside a trailer at Holiday Shores Friday night. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a trespassing complaint at 12086 Shannon Drive, ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys bowling team defeated Greenon 2,208 to 2,171 Monday night. Mike Price shot a 197, Reese Shafer recorded a 177, Justin Salyers tossed a 173, Brad Burt had a 170, an...read more
A local man was injured in an accidental shooting at a residence near Zanesfield Saturday afternoon around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Edward Cumberland, 44, of 450 Kristina ...read more
The Triad varsity girls basketball team beat Riverside 43-35 Monday night. Jenna Ober led the Cardinals with 17 points. For Riverside, Marissa Davis recorded 9 points and 18 rebounds. Shelby Giles ...read more
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has named a local restaurant as their Business of the Month for February - Six Hundred Downtown. Local entrepreneur Michael Shepherd is the sole owner and operato...read more
Razz-M-Tazz Studios competed at the Twirling Unlimited Competition in Ida, Michigan Saturday. The studio had 3 teams active during the event. The Senior Team placed 1st and the Tot's Team and Junior ...read more
A domestic disturbance turned deadly in Kenton Saturday afternoon around five o'clock. Initially, the Kenton Police Department responded to a home in the northwest part of the city on Grove Avenue. ...read more
The Benjamin Logan Middle School wrestling team won the Aqua Falls Tournament at Indian Valley on Saturday. Placing for the Raiders: Steele Boysel 1st  Nick Rose 1st  Dylan McManus 1st&n...read more
Benjamin Logan High School Principal Mark Butler has been named by the Logan County Chamber of Commerce as their Board Member of the Month for February. Butler received the “Who’s Who Amo...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity wrestling team went 2-3 on Saturday at its own Jimmy Mac Duals. The Chiefs beat Canal Winchester 55-24 and Chaminade-Julienne 51-30, but lost to Findlay 47-19, Oregon Clay 6...read more
Indian Lake Elementary students are learning that simple exercises can save a heart during Heart Health Awareness Month. ILES Physical Education teachers Dan Young and Kristen Altstaetter held a kick...read more
The Indian Lake, Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan swim teams competed in the Trotwood-Greenon Sprint Invitational on Saturday where several records were set. Indian Lake junior standout Skyler Tavenner ...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan’s (R-Urbana) staff will be in Bellefontaine on Monday. Representative Jordan’s District Director Cameron Warner will be available to meet with constituents from 1:3...read more
In girls’ basketball, West Liberty-Salem routed Springfield Catholic Central 60-17. Taylor Lauck led the Lady Tigers with 10 points. Kelsey Day contributed eight to the win. There was no JV ga...read more
The Village of Quincy Council covered several points of business in recent meetings. Tom Taylor announced his resignation as assistant Joint Sewer Plant Operator. Resumes will be accepted for those i...read more
The Riverside varsity boys’ bowling team lost to Northeastern Friday night, 2383-2197. Dalton Lowery led the Pirates with games of 193 and 204 for a 397 series. Andrew Wright had a 344 series. ...read more
A city man was arrested on multiple charges following a disturbance at Community Markets, 309 North Main Street, Friday afternoon around 4:15. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that John Pr...read more
Several area basketball teams took to the courts Friday night. The Lakers hosted Urbana. That game was heard on WBLL. The Hillclimbers’ varsity team won 68-54. Urbana used an 11-0 first quart...read more
Indian Lake Middle School 8th grader Faith Moyer is excited about a new opportunity to make a friend. “I’m not sure what to expect, but it should be fun!” Faith is one of about for...read more
Bellefontaine's high school wrestling team went 2-0 at the Logan County tri-meet for the first time in program history Thursday night at Indian Lake High School. The Chieftains defeated Benjamin Loga...read more
The following is a guest column by US Senator Sherrod Brown. Last month federal tax filing season opened, and Ohioans need all the information available for them to get as much of their hard-earned m...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys bowling team topped Springfield Shawnee 2,943 to 2,888 Thursday night. Logan Wenger was on fire rolling a 290 first game and throwing a perfect 300 in his second game ...read more
Bellefontaine Fire and EMS has started reporting their monthly run numbers. Here are the January totals: Fire runs - 32 EMS runs - 158 Inspections - 4 Public relations and education events - 8 B...read more
In high school girls basketball Thursday it was West Liberty-Salem 60 Mechanicsburg 38.  WL-S  17  19  16  8  60 Mechanicsburg  7  11  10  10  ...read more
Honda announced that Acrux Investigation Agency has lost its contract with the manufacturer after 35 years of overseeing security, as of February 22nd. Honda officials said after evaluating the senio...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams recently competed in a 10-team tournament in Wapakoneta. Both teams performed well in the tournament and 4 CCS players were...read more
Bellefontaine native and Olympian Louie Vito will be the guest star on this Saturday's episode of the hit Nickelodeon TV show “100 Things To Do Before High School.” The show will air on N...read more
The Hilliker Y swimmers competed in the 33rd annual Springfield Invitational at the Springfield YMCA last weekend. Combined the boys’ and girls’ team finished 8th with 22 points. The boys...read more
A local driver was injured in a T-Bone crash in Lakeview at the intersection of State Route 235 and State Route 720 Monday afternoon around 4:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Marion...read more
In HS bowling Wednesday, Benjamin Logan entertained Dayton Stebbins. The Benjamin Logan varsity boys defeated Stebbins 2,607 to 2,406. Logan Wenger rolled a 266, Trevor Boger shot a 205, Tyler Nicho...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Friday released the top categories of complaints filed with the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Section in 2015, when more than 27,000 complaints were re...read more
In HS girls basketball Wednesday Indian Lake defeated Greenon 50-35. Morgan Evilsizor led the way for the Lakers with 13 points, while Caylee Wurster and Nya Worrell each scored 9 points each. Coach...read more
A drunk city man was arrested following a disturbance with his brother at their 1082 Heritage Court residence Thursday night around seven o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Bru...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys basketball team beat visiting Kenton Ridge 73-66 Tuesday night. Five players scored in double figures. Senior Grant Ricketts and freshman Nolan Robson each had 15 poi...read more
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The Bellefontaine Police Department's Citizens' Police Academy began its fourth class Thursday evening. This year 24 members from the community signed up for the one-night-a-week program for 13 weeks...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity girls bowling team rolled past the Riverside JV boys team 1,670 to 1,297 Tuesday night at T-P Lanes. Amariah Tanner fired a match-best 295 series. The Spartans are 2-1....read more
The Logan County Fair Board met Wednesday night and finalized their entertainment schedule for this summer's fair. Here is the schedule: Monday, July 11th - Veterans' Day, Veterans' Recognition, Roy...read more
The Bellefontaine swim team finished strong in their first home meet of the season at the Hilliker YMCA Tuesday night. The girls defeated Minster and Botkins. The boys beat Botkins, but fell to Mins...read more
Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities clients who are trained in self-advocacy are teaching others to speak for themselves. Trainers Ty Ferguson and Junior Baker offered the Ohio Self Deter...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team beat host Greeneview 57-43 Monday night. The Tigers outscored the Rams 36-22 in the second half. Jamie Peterson had a game-high 28 points. Lily ...read more
A friendly challenge between the Aktion Clubs of Logan and Shelby Counties resulted in some serious donations. Over the past several weeks the Logan and Shelby County Boards of DD Aktion Clubs have b...read more
The West Liberty-Salem bowling teams were in action against Southeastern at Victory Lanes in Springfield Monday evening. The varsity girls beat Southeastern 1,624 to 1,515. Erica McCall fired a 334 ...read more
A Columbus man was arrested following a disturbance in Bellefontaine Municipal Court Wednesday afternoon around 3:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joseph Ringlein, 54, had an outbur...read more
The Bellefontaine and Benjamin Logan swim teams opened their season at the 14-team Celina Sprint Invitational at the Mercer Auglaize YMCA Saturday. The Lady Chiefs finished 2nd and the boys team plac...read more
A drunk Lakeview man was arrested following a domestic disturbance at his 11392 Kickapoo Path residence Wednesday afternoon around 3:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jeff Hurley, 57...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys basketball team handled visiting Waynesfield-Goshen 66-47 Saturday night. The Raiders outscored the Tigers 23-6 in the first quarter. Grant Ricketts poured in a game-...read more
For the tenth consecutive year, two local Honda plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, while Honda Manufacturing of Indiana achieved the desig...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity wrestling team opened its season at the Sidney Invitational on Saturday. The Raiders finished in 7th place. Sophomore Cole Houser won the title at 106 lbs. Sophomore Maso...read more
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For 14 years the Light The Way Christian Counseling Center has been providing needed services in Logan County and the surrounding area. The agency is connected to the First Christian Church and is lo...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls bowling team beat Springfield Shawnee 2,321 to 1,714 at T-P Lanes Friday night. Hannah Davis rolled a 199 game and 358 series. Madison Aldo shot a 193 game and 344 se...read more
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After hearing about cutbacks and staff reductions at the last three meetings, Logan County Health District board members received some good news at their monthly meeting on Wednesday. The board happi...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys basketball team shot past visiting Benjamin Logan 66-52 Friday night. Senior guard Beau Hefner scored a game-high 24 points. Sophomore Collin Coburn poured in 16 points....read more
A city woman was arrested on felony drug warrants at the Logan County Jail Tuesday night around 7:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Amber Mathews, 30, of 413 East Sandusky Avenue, ...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans varsity boys basketball team opened the Grand Lake Christian Holiday Invitational Tournament in Wapakoneta with an exciting come-from-behind 56-52 win against the NW Ohi...read more
Leading up to Valentine’s Day, which celebrates matters of the heart, Indian Lake’s advanced science students are examining the organ most associated with love. This week students in Blyt...read more
Skyler Tavenner of Indian Lake set a new school record in the 100 free Wednesday night with a time of 48.64. He also finished 1st in the 50 free. The Indian Lake swim team competed in a quad meet in ...read more
One defendant entered a guilty plea in Logan County Common Pleas Court Monday afternoon. John Prather, 54, of Bellefontaine, pleaded guilty to one count of trafficking in drugs. In July, Prather was...read more
In Varsity Boys bowling Wednesday Kenton Ridge defeated Bellefontaine 2601-2366. Daniel Weikart led the Chiefs with a 403 series, while Kyle Southard rolled a 386 series.  In JV Boys Bellefonta...read more
Several people were injured in a three-vehicle crash on Route 68 south of Urbana near Hickory Grove Road Tuesday night around 6:15. According to dispatcher logs, Urbana Fire and EMS, Moorefield Towns...read more
The Bellefontaine Lady Chiefs fell to Northwestern Wednesday 70-40. Maddie Mitchell came off the bench and led the Chiefs with 10 points. Meagan Lonsway had 7, while Aubrey Stolly added 6 points. Co...read more
American Honda Motor Company today reported January sales of 100,497 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 1.7 percent in an unusual month as the industry endured winter weather on both coasts along...read more
Urbana senior linebacker D’Gary Wallace has been selected to the 2015 Conference Commissioner’s Association (CCA) Division II All-Super Region 1 Football Team. It’s the second straig...read more
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One of DeGraff's major projects could be underway soon. During Tuesday's meeting, council learned that the village was approved for CDBG funding for roughly $500,000 for its force main project to the...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys basketball team fell to visiting Kenton Ridge 53-51 Tuesday night. KR standout Jordan Bailey poured in a game-high 24 points. Three Tigers were in double figures....read more
Sixteen Ohioans lost their lives in fires in January 2016, down from 26 in January 2015. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is contributing this decrease to a somewhat mild winter as well as moment...read more
The Bellefontaine bowling teams took on Urbana Tuesday evening. The varsity girls defeated Urbana 2,152 to 1,866. For the Lady Chiefs, Carissa Devine shot a 311 series, Haley Watkins totaled a 309 s...read more
The McColly Covered Bridge in Washington Township will be closed Thursday. Logan County Highway Department Crews will be repairing the bridge on County Road 13 between Washington Township Road 247 an...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Indian Lake 82-44 Monday night. Sophomore Nikki Current had another outstanding game with 25 points, 6 assists, and 7 steals. Hayle...read more
A local bicyclist was cited following a crash behind Bernie’s Drive Thru Monday afternoon around 3:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Adam Suever, 39, at large, rode a bicycle...read more
The high school football state championship games will be played at Ohio Stadium this weekend. Division III - Thursday at 7:30 pm: Toledo Central Catholic (12-2) Akron Hoban (13-1) Division V - Fr...read more
A West Mansfield man was arrested on multiple charges Monday night for repeatedly attacking his live-in girlfriend the last four months. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Zackeriah Stuar...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys basketball team opened their season with a win at Dayton Stebbins 67-60 Saturday night. Dillon Callicoat was the Tigers leading scorer with 16 points. James Loffin...read more
The Indian Lake High School Snowball Dance will be held Saturday night. Students recently voted on the court for the dance, which is made up of one boy from each grade level, plus a Senior King. The...read more
The Bellefontaine boys’ varsity team made their presence known in their season opener Friday night. The Chieftains came back from being a point down at the half to win over Celina 59-50. Bellef...read more
The Indian Lake Middle School Students of the Month for January are 8th grader Ethan Pequignot, 7th grader Kyle LeVan, 6th grader Ethan Snapp, and 5th grader Kameron Shepherd. (Pictured, left to righ...read more
Bellefontaine High School hosted its annual Fall Sports Banquet earlier this month. Here is a list of award recipients in each sport. Girls Tennis Most Valuable Player-Cambryia Elkins Most Improve...read more
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Russells Point Council heard reviews Monday on a few of its topics from past meetings. Prior to the last council meeting, Mayor Robin Reames and Police Chief Joe Freyhof were invited on a trip to Okl...read more
Recent Bellefontaine High School graduate Regan Price, a sophomore at the University of Toledo, has been named to the Academic All-Mid American Conference team.  Regan, a communications major, h...read more
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Early tax preparation really paid off for a Bellefontaine resident this year. (Pictured, left to right: Don Pippin, Bryan Keckler, and Amber Haynes) Amber Haynes was the first local winner of the H&...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team beat visiting Kenton 39-33 Tuesday night. Natalie Drumm poured in 13 points, Coreen Crosby had 9 points, and Nikki Current added 7 points. The Raider...read more
A county man was arrested on multiple charges after he assaulted his parents at their 5601 County Road 55, Bellefontaine, residence Sunday night around 9:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports...read more
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A Benjamin Logan golfer recently decided to compete at the next level. Morgan Fultz signed with Huntington University, an NAIA school located in Indiana, Monday. She chose the school because of its ...read more
A suspected drug overdose victim was revived at Froggy's, 11065 Township Road 293, Lakeview, Saturday night around 11:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kail Guyan, 27, of 8938 Hillto...read more
Local bowling teams hit the lanes Tuesday. The Benjamin Logan varsity boys defeated Mechanicsburg 2,754 to 2,667. Logan Wenger shot games of 256 and 197 for a 453 series, Tyler Nicholas rolled a 215...read more
A drunk driver was arrested following a one-vehicle accident near Belle Center Saturday night around ten o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Charles Hall, 28, of 8479 County Road ...read more
The Riverside varsity girls basketball team edged host Indian Lake 42-39 Monday night. The Pirates jumped out to a 24-12 halftime lead. The Lakers used a 20-6 third quarter run to take the lead. Th...read more
An area driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 18 south of County Road 11 Saturday morning around 11:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Clarissa Moffitt, 27, of...read more
The Hilliker YMCA Heat swim team hosted a dual meet against the Union County Family YMCA Hurricanes Saturday. The Heat lost 354 to 175. The boys fell 170-95 and the girls lost 184 to 80. Heat result...read more
Indian Lake Middle School has released their honor roll for the second quarter. 8th Grade 4.0- Taylor Brentlinger, Carter Burnside, Kaya Campbell, Kassidy Crockett, Rachel Davis, Elizabeth Elliott, J...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the football state semifinal pairings and sites Sunday. The pairings below include the schools and updated records. Home team listed first. Divisio...read more
Hardin County Commissioner Ed Elliott, 69, of Mt. Victory, passed away on Saturday at OSU James Cancer Center. Elliott was a commissioner for Hardin County from 1996 to 1999. He was elected in 2008...read more
A student from Razz-M-Tazz competed at the NBTA State Baton Contest in Worthington Sunday. Katie Hartsel, a junior at West Liberty-Salem, placed 2nd in State Best Appearing and placed 4th in State So...read more
Students at Benjamin Logan High School have been busy getting a first-hand look at the inner workings of state and local government this past week. Mrs. McKelvey’s A.P. Government students welc...read more
Local basketball teams took to the hardwood on Saturday. The Benjamin Logan varsity girls team topped visiting West Liberty-Salem 49-46. Nikki Current led the scoring with 24 points. Hayley Boysel a...read more
Indian Lake students heading into their senior year will again have the opportunity to participate in one of Ohio’s most highly regarded programs for young adults.  Students who went to Bu...read more
Benjamin Logan sophomore guard Nikki Current set two school records in her team's season-opening win at North Union Friday night. The Lady Raiders outscored the Lady Wildcats 61-53 in varsity basketb...read more
Benjamin Logan Treasurer Robert Kuehnle has been recognized for helping cut healthcare costs at the district. State Auditor Dave Yost has rolled out a new website designed to help save tax dollars fo...read more
In high school bowling Friday it was Sidney defeating Mechanicsburg and Bellefontaine in a tri-match.  Sidney totaled 2598, Mechanicsburg 2nd with 2533, and Bellefontaine with 2524 points in Boy...read more
Indian Lake sophomore Ashlynn Manns earned a first-place award in the recent Region 16 Business Professionals of America competition. Manns was presented the top prize for her Advanced Spread Sheet a...read more
Games at 7:30 pm Friday, November 20th Division III Region 8 1 Cleveland Benedictine (12-1)    30 2 Toledo Central Catholic (11-2)    31    2OTs   R...read more
Air Force Airman Alexander Scott recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. (Pictured: Alexander Scott and his brother, Senior Airman Timothy Pe...read more
Here we are less than a week from Thanksgiving and we are just now wrapping up the high school football season.  That's because we had several local teams make the playoffs and advance.  Con...read more
Community grants totaling nearly $50,000 were recently awarded by Mary Rutan Foundation to eleven community partners. The focus of the grant program is to foster overall community participation in th...read more
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Indian Lake volleyball standout Michelle Grider is taking her game to the next level. Earlier this week, the 5-foot 11-inch senior signed to play at Division II St. Joseph’s College in Indiana....read more
Indian Lake Schools and Honda Transmission Manufacturing in Russells Point plan to expand their partnership to teach robotics and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts to students ...read more
Nine Zanesfield Petanque Club members attended the Petanque America Open 2015 at Amelia Island, Florida last weekend. The event is the largest annual petanque tourney in the USA. There were teams fr...read more
A local woman was arrested on multiple charges after she was caught shoplifting at Rite Aid, 230 South Main Street, Thursday afternoon around 12:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that A...read more
Urbana University Director of Athletics Larry Cox recently announced the hiring of Kira Zeiter to lead the Blue Knight softball program as its next head coach. Zeiter, a native of Tucson, Arizona, is ...read more
Indian Lake recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Michelle Grider Parents: Jim and Julie Grider Address: Huntsville School activities and awards: Volleyball, Basketball, National Honor So...read more
Indian Lake High School conducted its Fall Sports Banquet Monday night. Coaches handed out honors to dozens of athletes during the event. Students were recognized as letter winners, Booster Award Wi...read more
Two defendants were sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Wednesday. Rickie Williams, 35, of Toledo, pleaded guilty to attempted theft of drugs...read more
The Central Buckeye Conference Cheerleading Competition was held Saturday November 14th at Shawnee High school. The Bellefontaine Chieftains Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle School cheerleading&nb...read more
Indian Lake High School students who will be eligible to vote in the 2016 elections learned why they should during a special presentation. Logan County Board of Elections Deputy Director Adam Brannon...read more
In high school bowling Monday the Riverside varsity boys lost to Greenon 2,330-1,917. Tylor Eaton led the way with games of 172 and 191 for a 363 series. Dalton Lowery added a 171. The Pirates JV b...read more
Just over $47,000 in scholarships are available to area public high school seniors through Logan County Education Foundation managed scholarships. There are 21 individual scholarships available. The a...read more
The Hilliker Heat YMCA swim team took part in the Sidney Shelby Pentathlon on Saturday November 14th at the Sidney YMCA.  Swimmer Amy Fulmer (14) set two new pool-meet records in the 13-14 age c...read more
A man was arrested on multiple charges following a disturbance in the Mary Rutan Hospital Emergency Department Wednesday afternoon around 3:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Adam H...read more
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One of the best high school athletes in the area made it official Monday afternoon. West Liberty-Salem senior standout Jamie Peterson signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at the University of...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has released pairings and locations for the football regional finals. Mechanicsburg will face four-time defending state champion Marion Local at AcuSport Sta...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine outlined tips to help Ohioans protect their personal information on Data Privacy Day, recognized annually on January 28th. “The Internet has created new opport...read more
24 members of Gloria's Tumbling and Trampoline Team competed on Saturday in Reedsville, Ohio. The meet featured 7 teams from Ohio. Lily Palmer was awarded high point in Tumbling. Listed below are t...read more
A county teen was arrested on multiple charges after he threatened to blow up the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, then shoot his teacher and kill himself. The Bellefontaine Police Department responded t...read more
Two local teams fell in Ohio High School Football State Regional Semifinal play this weekend, while one is moving on to what may be their toughest game of the season. West Liberty-Salem lost to four-...read more
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash on County Road 13 near Bellefontaine Wednesday night around 6:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Robert Wildermuth, 70, of 117 S...read more
The Jackson Center volleyball team made history on Saturday by taking the Division IV state final with a win over Tuscarawas Central Catholic. The team won in three sets. The scores were 25-14, 25-15...read more
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Ridgemont is proceeding forward with the demolition projects at its former buildings. Following input from the community, the board of education voted on May 28, 2015 to demolish all of the Mt. Victo...read more
In a Div. IV State Semifinal in girls volleyball at the Wright State Nutter Center Friday Jackson Center defeated Monroeville in five games 25-11, 22-25, 20-25, 25-17, and 16-14. Jackson Center (28-1...read more
A Quincy man was arrested on multiple felony counts following a domestic disturbance at his residence Tuesday night around 7:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that William Turley, 45, of ...read more
Finals from the high school football playoff games Friday: Games at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13 Division VII   Region 26 1 Minster (10-2)       21 4 Riverside (10-2)...read more
It seems you can’t watch TV these days without seeing a commercial about filing your income tax return. Maybe that’s why Tuesday’s opening day of the United Way-funded VITA (Voluntee...read more
West Liberty-Salem will look to do something no Ohio Heritage Conference team has ever done when they take on Marion Local on Saturday night at Wapakoneta Harmon Field.  Ohio Heritage Conference ...read more
Green Hills Community received a $30,000 grant from the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing’s (OCCH) philanthropic affiliate, Ohio Capital Impact Corporation (OCIC) to create a new walking trai...read more
The Division VII playoffs resume Friday night with the Riverside Pirates facing the Minster Wildcats at Sidney's Memorial Stadium.  The Pirates are the #4 seed in Region 26 and coming off their f...read more
Bellefontaine High School band member Heather Johnson has been selected to perform with the Ohio State University High School Honor Band. Heather is a senior trumpet player. In November, Johnson was...read more
Zanesfield Petanque Club member Shannon Hodge was part of the Federation of Petanque Women’s Team USA that competed in the 15th Women’s Petanque World Championships in Bangkok, Thailand th...read more
The Indian Lake Middle School Builders Club is showing their appreciation to staff members across the district. It's part of their pledge to integrate random acts of kindness into their lives. Membe...read more
The CBC All-League football team was released today. Indian Lake features the offensive and defensive players of the year. Jr. quarterback Alex Jacobs and senior linebacker Joey Davidson were honore...read more
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Bellefontaine Mayor Ben Stahler delivered the State of the City Address at Tuesday's council meeting. Stahler reported that the state of the city is good. He cited several moments throughout 2015 tha...read more
Urbana University senior linebacker D’Gary Wallace has been voted the Mountain East Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Wallace earned the weekly hono...read more
The Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Liquor Control reported Tuesday that the dollar sales of spirituous liquor reached a record level in 2015, totaling more than $1 billion ($1,018,126,447). ...read more
The Hilliker YMCA Flag Football program recently wrapped up the season with its final game at AcuSport Stadium in Bellefontaine called "Under the Lights".  Participation in the Hilliker YMCA's f...read more
Six defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. William Keller, 40, of Lakeview, was sentenced to 120 days in t...read more
West Liberty-Salem standout Jamie Peterson was named to the Under Armor All-American Honorable Mention Team in volleyball. The Under Armor Girls High School All-America Program is through the AVCA (A...read more
Two city teens who were reported missing Monday morning were found in Lima, then arrested. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Jonathan Coleman, 17, of 320 Walnut Street, and Brittany Ko...read more
The Urbana University men’s soccer team made school history by becoming the first Urbana athletic program ever to qualify for NCAA postseason play. The Blue Knights were chosen as one of 38 tea...read more
A man was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic disturbance near Indian Lake at 11571 Chickasaw Path, Apt. 1, Monday night around 7:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Timo...read more
The Hilliker Heat YMCA swim team participated in the 2015 Great White North Invitational at the Auglaize Mercer YMCA in Celina on Saturday and Sunday. Here are the local results: Boys 100 Free 11-12...read more
An area driver was cited following a two-vehicle accident on County Road 10 near Township Road 129 (near Zanesfield) Monday morning around 10:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Robert...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has released pairings and locations for the football regional semifinals. Riverside will play top-seeded Minster at Sidney Memorial Stadium Friday night at 7...read more
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The search for Treasurer Robert Kuehnle's replacement is getting another step closer to being complete after the Benjamin Logan Board of Education meeting Monday. The board hired Ohio Hi-Point Career...read more
The OHSAA State Cross Country Championships were held Saturday at National Trail Speedway at Hebron.  Three area runners competed. West Liberty Salem sophomore Reghan Bieleski placed 45th in th...read more
A Benjamin Logan senior has been selected to play in the 2016 All-State Jazz Ensemble at the Ohio Music Education Association's Professional Development Conference in Cincinnati on Saturday. Colin He...read more
The Calvary Christian soccer team fell to Mansfield Temple 7-2 in the OCSAA state championship game at Ohio Christian University Saturday afternoon. Tyler Reinhard scored two goals in the second half...read more
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The Bellefontaine City School Board met on Monday evening with an update given by Roger Ely on the status of the high school gym floor. Ely, the Executive Director of Administrative Services & Tr...read more
The Indian Lake Lakers great season came to an end Saturday night in front of a sold out crowd in Lewistown as Ottawa-Glandorf survived a late rally by Indian Lake 23-15. The Titans scored first on t...read more
Fourteen students from Bellefontaine High School participated in the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) District 11 Honor Band at Troy High School over the weekend. Students were chosen by submi...read more
The Indian Lake Lakers (8-2) will host a playoff game for the first time in school history tonight on Mix 98.3 WPKO.  Coming to Lewistown is the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans (7-3).  Chad Wilkinson...read more
A 63-year-old rural West Liberty woman was injured in an ATV rollover crash near her house Friday morning around 10:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Deborah Thornburg of 8129 Townsh...read more
Tonight on 1390 & 107.3 WBLL the West Liberty-Salem Tigers (8-2) will travel to Country Day (9-1) to face the Indians.  This is the Division VI Region 22 opening round playoff game.  Mat...read more
Indian Lake High School has released their honor roll for the second quarter. Seniors 4.0- Cody Beair, Joseph (Joey) Davidson, Connor Davis, Renae Deardurff, Michelle Grider, Ashley Holycross, Magan ...read more
Calvary Christian defeated 2-time defending state champion Hearts for Jesus from Medina Friday afternoon 3-2 to advance to the OCSAA state championship game. The Spartans started fast with Clayton Sl...read more
Two passengers were injured in a crash on County Road 97 just south of Township Road 237 (near Belle Center) Sunday afternoon around five o'clock. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol repo...read more
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Division VII: Region 26: 5 Ada (6-5)     7 4 Riverside (10-1)    32  (First ever playoff win!  Go Pirates!!)  [audio:110615110343-CoachMcGillinter...read more
An area driver was cited following an injury accident on State Route 274 near Township Road 238 (east of Huntsville) Sunday afternoon around 5:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Raymo...read more
Indian Lake will have to wait one extra day this week before taking the field for their first playoff game in school history as they will face Ottawa-Glandorf Saturday night. It's been an exciting we...read more
A drunk man was arrested on multiple charges following an incident at Mad River Mountain, 1000 Snow Valley Road, Zanesfield, Saturday night around 10:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports tha...read more
In the only sport in the state of Ohio where you have to earn your way into the postseason based on your regular season performance; the West Liberty-Salem football program has made a name for itself....read more
The recent 91st Ohio Fair Managers Association annual convention at the Greater Columbus Convention Center recognized 54 individuals and organizations for outstanding service to their local fairs. Of ...read more
Veterans from around the area will gather in Urbana University Stadium on Saturday, November 7th for the 2015 Blue Knights Athletics Veterans Honor Day. Anyone who has served or is currently serving ...read more
As many parts of the country are being hit hard by winter weather and the bitter cold, State Fire Marshal Larry L. Flowers is asking all residents to make sure their homes are fire safe. He says ...read more
The Riverside Pirates will end a 10-year playoff drought Friday night as they host Ada in the Division VII Region 26 opening round of the playoffs.  It will be the ground and pound game of Rivers...read more
Students from FFA chapters across Ohio recently attended the 212° and 360° Leadership Conferences held in Dublin. The conferences are an activity of the National FFA Organization. The Benjami...read more
University of Charleston teammates Will Roberts (Offensive Player of the Year) and Conor Branson (Defensive Player of the Year) earned the top two individual honors in the Mountain East Conferenc...read more
Judge Dan Bratka swore in two new board members and new officers at the recent Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities (LCBDD) meeting this past week. Bridget Hawkins and Scott Steiner were ...read more
The annual Junior High All-Star Soccer Game was played at Champions Field Saturday. Representatives from each of the Tri-County teams played. The All Star game was played, inter-mixing all the playe...read more
A drunk driver was arrested on multiple charges after a series of incidents Friday evening. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol responded to a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of Cou...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans varsity soccer team advanced to the OCSAA Final Four for the first time in school history with a 7-0 victory over Ohio Valley (from Gallipolis) on Saturday. The Spartan...read more
Benjamin Logan recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Amber Core Parents: Tony and Heather Core Address: Rushsylvania School activities and awards: National Honor Society, Sociedad Honorar...read more
Four local football teams are playoff bound. The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced their postseason pairings Sunday afternoon. The top eight teams in each region qualify for the second...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Friday rejected the third petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution which would attempt to legalize marijuana for medical use in the state. On Janua...read more
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At the Division II boys regional cross country meet at Troy on Saturday, Bellefontaine's Justin Clayton (pictured middle) ran a gritty, gutsy race, finishing 15th (16:32.1) and advancing to state this...read more
On Friday’s 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments: "Today Americans again remember the tragic Supreme Court ...read more
Local standout Nicole Fawcett, known worldwide for her volleyball play, has been selected as a finalist for the ‘Team USA Awards.’ Fawcett was nominated in the Female Athlete of the Month...read more
Brittany Pilkington’s attorneys requested the court use a non-traditional method for gathering the jury pool for her trial. The motion was one of dozens heard on Friday during a hearing in Loga...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Indian Lake never trailed against the Raiders as they sprinted out to a 31-6 lead in the first half.  The Raiders kept things interesting in the second half, but t wasn't e...read more
Four city residents were arrested on felony drug charges following a traffic stop on the Route 33 exit ramp to State Route 540 Thursday afternoon around four o'clock. The arrests were the result of a...read more
Ten weeks ago we were excited for another season of high school football.  The weather was warm and school was just starting.  Now we're talking about cold nights and football playoffs. ...read more
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The Indian Lake School Board is again considering the creation of a drug testing policy for students involved in extracurricular activities. The Board met in regular session Thursday night. The 13-me...read more
Urbana University senior Michael McFarlane has been voted to the 2015 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men's Soccer First Team, announced by the organizat...read more
A local teen who was reported missing overnight was arrested near Indian Lake Friday morning around 9:20. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Jonathon Golden, 15, 8250 Indian Drive, ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Varsity Girls’ Soccer team was in action for the Division III District Final Thursday evening. The Lady Tigers lost to Hamilton Badin 1-0. Paige Shafer recorded 10 saves...read more
A county woman was arrested after she was caught shoplifting at Walmart, 2281 South Main Street, Thursday night around 6:05. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Melissa Batsche, 34, of 1...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys soccer team fell to Number 2 seed Dayton Christian 7-0 in the Division III sectional final at Franklin High School Tuesday night. Elias Kirker-Napiorkowski had 10 ...read more
A local driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 32 southwest of Bellefontaine Wednesday afternoon around 3:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Donald King Jr., 62...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 27th. Division I (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs) ...read more
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It took 24 rounds to crown Logan County's 2016 Spelling Bee Champion at Benjamin Logan Middle School Thursday. Bellefontaine 6th-grader Grant Lotts spelled "Gargantuan" and then "Solstice" to defeat ...read more
The Ohio Heritage Conference recently handed out league awards for volleyball. Player of the Year: Jamie Peterson (SR) West Liberty-Salem First Team: Jamie Peterson (SR) West Liberty-Salem Katie B...read more
Dozens of Indian Lake Elementary School students are sporting new red t-shirts after the recent Laker Zone Awards for the second nine weeks. The long-time program at ILES has been successful in helpi...read more
LCS Elite defeated Bellefontaine 3-2 to win the Jr. High soccer tournament championship at Benjamin Logan Monday night. Reid Vance gave the Lakers a 1-0 lead in the first half. Bellefontaine tied th...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine led a statewide emergency meeting (Thursday) - “Ideas that Work - Fighting the Drug Epidemic in Ohio” - to help leaders in Ohio’s cou...read more
Tournament soccer was underway Monday evening. In Division III, the West Liberty-Salem varsity girls defeated Northwestern 4-1. Freshman Gabby Hollar scored 2 goals and Annika Wolfe and Madison Oelk...read more
A heroin addict was arrested on multiple charges after he admitted to stealing from his sister earlier this week. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Corey Keith, 28, stole a wedding ring ...read more
Eight members of the Zanesfield Petanque Club participated in the 28-team Third Annual Lexington Barbecue Festival Doubles Open hosted by Carolina Petanque in Lexington, North Carolina over the weeken...read more
Two men are facing felony drug charges after the State Highway Patrol seized 123 pounds of marijuana worth approximately $615,000 following a recent traffic stop in Madison County. On January 13th, t...read more
The Benjamin Logan cross country teams hosted a one-mile race before last Friday’s football game. The race was open to students in grades Kindergarten through 6th. Ribbons were awarded to the ...read more
A teen driver was cited after he crashed on County Road 5 near County Road 20 (north of Benjamin Logan) Wednesday afternoon around 3:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jonathan Anders...read more
Several area volleyball teams played sectional final matches on Saturday. Division IV: Top-seeded Jackson Center swept Houston 25-9, 25-11, and 25-10. Fairlawn upset Number 2 seed Southeastern 25-1...read more
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Congressman Jim Jordan hosted a reception for Matt Huffman Wednesday evening at Café 212 in Bellefontaine. Mr. Huffman, of Lima, is seeking Ohio’s 12th District Senate seat along with f...read more
Soccer teams from around the area were in action on Saturday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys team won its opening tournament game by defeating visiting Xenia Christian 7-0. The Tigers led 3-0 a...read more
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The Logan County Mayors’ Association met for the first time in 2016 Wednesday evening. The county mayors gathered in Huntsville to introduce themselves and discuss several topics that affect th...read more
Several local cross country teams competed in the district meet on Saturday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys team placed 6th out of 27 teams in Division III. The top 8 teams qualify. This marks ...read more
The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center is hosting the county spelling bee in the Benjamin Logan Middle School Media Center tonight at six o’clock. Each school building for grades 1-8 c...read more
The 2015 Boys Central Buckeye Conference Cross Country team is as follows, after the completion of the HS boys race last Saturday at Southview Park in Bellefontaine.  1st team All CBC:  1....read more
Six defendants were sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Tuesday afternoon. Amy Corwin, 26, of 6253 Route 68 South, West Liberty, was sentenced to the West Centr...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Urbana (2-7)  9 Indian Lake (7-2)  49   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (3-6)  35 Springfield Shawnee (2-7)  14 [audio:10241594306-TobySmithrecaps3514wina...read more
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of East Sandusky Avenue and Lakewood Drive Tuesday afternoon around four o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department report...read more
The Urbana Hillclimbers (2-6) (1-2) travel to Lewistown to face the Indian Lake Lakers (6-2) (3-0) on senior night at ILHS.  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live at Lakers Stadium. [plugin:156]...read more
State Senator Dave Burke (R-Marysville) joined Senator Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) to announce their plan to host a series of town hall forums across the state to gather input from Ohioans on whet...read more
The Bellefontaine Chieftains (2-6) (1-2) face the Shawnee Braves (2-6) (1-2) on 1390 WBLL "The Bell".  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live at Shawnee High School. [plugin:157]...read more
A local driver was cited following a rollover crash on State Route 245 near West Liberty Monday morning around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jacob Park, 26, of 116 Sidney Stree...read more
It's an old rivalry dating back to the WCOC tonight on PeakofOhio.com as the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers (0-8) (0-5) visit the Riverside Pirates (7-1) (4-1).  Stu Mason and Adam Foust are live at R...read more
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Two resignations were considered by DeGraff Council Tuesday evening. Council approved the resignation for Tom Taylor. He served as the part-time assistant operator at the Joint Sewer Plant. Officer ...read more
Last week was a big week with our football picks.  For the first time this season a guest picker beat our prognosticators and it took a perfect picking weekend.  Derrick Rausch broke the str...read more
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The West Liberty-Salem Board of Education met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday night. The school is continuing to move forward with their renovation project. They are now in phase two of six. Ph...read more
LCS Elite ran past Benjamin Logan Black 13-0 in the Jr. High soccer tournament Thursday night at Calvary Fields. (Pictured, left to right: Xavier Monnin and Ashlyn Shaner celebrate a goal by Corbin K...read more
A Benjamin Logan Middle School team advanced to 2016 First Lego League Ohio State Championship scheduled for February 6-7 at the Ervin J. Nutter Center in Dayton. Over the weekend, three BLMS teams c...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated visiting Botkins 3-0 in the Division III sectional tournament Thursday night. Freshman Gabby Hollar had two goals. Dierdre McGill recorded a...read more
The third nine weeks just began, but it’s already time to start planning for next school year. Indian Lake High School guidance counselors Dana Davis and Valarie Rapp met with the Class of 2017...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team finished their season with a sectional semifinal loss to #1 seeded Kenton Ridge in three sets Thursday evening: 20-25, 18-25, and 11-25.  The Raiders e...read more
With cold weather upon us, Logan County Dog Warden Deputy Benji Avila has provided a brief list of tips to help dog owners keep their pets warm and safe this winter. - Outdoor pets burn extra energy ...read more
Youth football players and coaches from across the area will descend upon Urbana University Stadium on Saturday, October 24th for the 2015 Blue Knights Athletics Youth Football Day sponsored by Excel ...read more
A female teen was charged following a fight at the Indian Lake Rollarena, 330 Taylor Street, Russells Point, Monday afternoon around 4:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Morgan Downin...read more
The Central Buckeye Conference recently gave out league awards in soccer. Girls’ Soccer Kenton Trail Division: Player of the Year: Iman Salhieh 12 Kenton Ridge First Team: Brooke Parker 11 ...read more
The Bellefontaine Rotary Club met Monday afternoon at the Friendly Senior Center. Entrepreneur John Irmscher was the featured speaker. Irmscher gave a detailed speech on the proposed renovation of C...read more
LCS Elite defeated West Liberty #1 4-1 in the Jr. High soccer tournament Wednesday night at Calvary Fields. Ethan Pequignot had two goals. Rachel Davis and Hayli Hamilton each recorded a goal. Rael...read more
A structure fire destroyed a farmhouse at 1220 State Route 235 North, DeGraff, Tuesday morning around two o'clock. The DeGraff Fire Department along with mutual aid from Lakeview, Indian Joint, Hunts...read more
The Riverside varsity volleyball team swept Twin Valley South in the Division IV sectional tournament at Tipp City Wednesday night. The scores were 25-16, 25-16, and 25-18. Aubrey Stephens had 18 po...read more
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Russells Point Council finalized some of the village's financials Monday. Council learned that the general fund reported an increase of $100,884.30 for 2015. It was the largest increase since 2008 or...read more
The Central Buckeye Conference recently gave out its 2015 Volleyball All-League Awards. Kenton Trail Division: Division Champion: Tecumseh High School 1st Team All League Selections: Peyton Flemin...read more
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A CrossFit event Saturday caused extensive damage to the Bellefontaine High School main gym floor. Heavy weights repeatedly dropped on the floor caused visible damage, which forced the cancellation o...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Middle School cross country teams finished their season at the Yellow Springs Invitational at Young's Dairy on Tuesday. Girls Results: 1st place out of 11 teams (113 runners) ...read more
A driver suffered life-threatening injuries in a head-on crash on Route 33 near Marysville Sunday afternoon around 12:40. The Union County Sheriff's Office reports that Wesley Giles, 20, of Columbus,...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade football team won the CBC championship with a hard fought 20-14 victory over the Northridge Cougars at AcuSport Stadium Tuesday night. The Chiefs opened the scoring when T...read more
An area man was arrested on multiple charges following a vehicle theft in Lakeview Saturday night around 6:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jason Collins, 37, of Marion, asked to us...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys soccer team fell at Sidney 3-0 in the opening round of the Division I sectional tournament Tuesday night. Sidney scored two goals in the first ten minutes of the game. ...read more
A drunk driver was arrested on multiple charges following a non-injury crash near DeGraff Saturday afternoon around five o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Tiffani Hunter, 32, of...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team started the postseason with a dominant win Tuesday night. The Raiders swept Trotwood-Madison in the Division II sectional tournament at Tecumseh. The score...read more
An early morning fatal accident Saturday left 2 people dead after an apparent 4-wheeling accident. The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported a 911 call coming in around 1:15 a.m. on a possible...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 20th. Division I (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs) ...read more
The Dean's List for the fall semester at Rhodes State College has been announced. A part-time student enrolled in at least 6 but not over 11 credit hours and have a 3.5 grade point average or higher ...read more
The High Point Stars U10 & U14 Boys soccer teams both brought home trophies this weekend finishing second in the Ohio Champions League Tournament. The U10 Boys team went into the last game of the...read more
Bellefontaine High School has announced its January Seniors of the Month. Name: Liz Martin Parents: Teresa & Dave Martin Address: Ridgeway School activities and awards: Soccer, Basketball, Yea...read more
At the Division III sectional tournament at Brookville Monday, the West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team (19-4) defeated Arcanum in five sets: 25-11, 20-25, 10-25, 25-19, 15-12. Jamie Peterson h...read more
Over $18.7 million will support shelters for the homeless and help homeless Ohioans find permanent housing.   The Ohio Development Services Agency is providing grants to 50 local organizations t...read more
The Bellefontaine Lady Chiefs soccer team defeated Graham 4-0 in the Division II sectional tournament at AcuSport Stadium Monday night. The Lady Chiefs got a late 1st-half goal from Abby Godwin for a...read more
Many area runners competed in the Columbus Marathon and Half Marathon Sunday. In the marathon, Bellefontaine High School teacher and West Liberty-Salem Middle School coach Aaron Lauck finished 51st o...read more
The following is a guest column by Senator Sherrod Brown. Monday is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day — an opportunity for us to reflect on the life and work of Dr. King, who devoted himself to ma...read more
In Division III sectional tournament volleyball, Indian Lake swept Bethel 25-7, 25-23, 25-15 on Saturday at Brookville. Michelle Grider had 12 kills, 2 blocks, 11 digs, and 2 aces. Brooke Lewis reco...read more
The Logan County Board of DD FANs Network is getting even stronger through a new partnership with Mad River CrossFit. (Pictured: Mad River CrossFit Owner Cale Marker leads members of the Braves team ...read more
The Bellefontaine Jr. Chiefs JV football team beat Benjamin Logan 14-6 in the CBC-YFL title game Sunday afternoon. Kaden Reames had a long touchdown run. Reames also threw a touchdown pass to Mason ...read more
Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) and Senator Cliff Hite (R-Findlay) held a news conference Friday announcing the introduction of legislation that will name a portion of road in Hancock County...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange boys and girls HS and JH Cross Country teams swept the OHC Conference Meet Saturday at Cedarville, winning all 4 championships. At Southview Park in Bellefontaine ...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned about five of the most common scams targeting people looking for jobs or extra income. In 2015, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office received more t...read more
In the county league U12 soccer final Calvary Christian came out on top 2-1 against an excellent Bellefontaine squad. Michael Rostorfer scored both goals. Combining for the win in goal was Zane Reyn...read more
The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center recently announced the career center’s Superintendent’s List, Honor Roll, and half-day Honor Roll for the second nine weeks. To be eligible for the Superin...read more
Shady Bowl Speedway closed out its 2015 season on a cool crisp night of racing Saturday.  It was the “Run Watcha Brung” evening with three features on the schedule. Here were the re...read more
A passenger was killed in a head-on collision on Route 33 near Santa Fe Line Road (west of New Hampshire) Thursday afternoon around 5:15. The Wapakoneta Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that ...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week West Liberty-Salem (6-2)  34 Triad (3-5)  14 Dusty Moell returned and interception 95 yards in the 4th quarter to seal the win for the Tigers. The WL-S defense had 5...read more
The Logan County Grand Jury handed out 36 indictments earlier this week, including indictments for a couple for child endangering. Steven Haddox, 30, of 212 Walker Street, Bellefontaine, was indicted...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls soccer team beat host Kenton 2-0 Thursday night. After a scoreless first half, the Lady Chiefs scored early in the second half when Brooke Parker finished on a ball cr...read more
Honda reported that they set an all-time record for North American auto production in 2015. They had a total production of 1,862,491 Honda and Acura vehicles this past year. This was a 3.1 percent i...read more
Fissel Floor Covering won the 2-3 grade city soccer tournament last Saturday. (Pictured, left to right: Aubrey Grow, Chloe Heminger, Callie Shumaker, Kate Myers, Natalie Snapp, Graham Lotts, Lauren H...read more
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Dr. Gary Contner, who has owned his practice since 1981, has officially handed it over to Dr. Chris Gamble. Both doctors want to assure their 20,000 existing patients that nothing will change for the...read more
The West Liberty-Salem JH football team completed a perfect season by defeating the Cedarville JH football team 57-0 Thursday evening. Ethan Cole led the scoring with TD runs of 41 and 23 yards, a 53...read more
A Lakeview man who was indicted on nine felony sex charges was arrested at his residence Wednesday afternoon around 1:15. On Tuesday, the Logan County Grand Jury indicted James Howard, 59, of 390 Nor...read more
We're expecting a lot of points tonight with the schedule of games we have for the 8th week of high school football.  At Triad, the Cardinals will host their old foe in the West Liberty-Salem Tig...read more
A suspicious person was arrested on multiple warrants in the 100 block of West Columbus Avenue Wednesday night around 8:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Miles Ball, 29, at large, ...read more
The 98.3 WPKO game of the week is live from Triad where the Cardinals (3-4) (2-2) will host rival West Liberty-Salem (5-2) (3-1).  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live from Triad High School. [...read more
A team of five Outdoor Careers students at Ohio Hi-Point Career Center placed third in the Ohio Nursery and Landscapers’ Challenge during the Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (...read more
Tonight's exclusive game on PeakofOhio.com is from the CBC Mad River division.  The Benjamin Logan Raiders (4-3) (2-0) will travel to St. Paris and play the Graham Falcons (2-5) (1-1).  Stu ...read more
A local driver was cited for a two-vehicle accident on State Route 508 near County Road 187 Wednesday morning around 5:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ryan Turner, 27, of 1607 Bria...read more
The Bellefontaine Chiefs (2-5) (1-1) will travel down to Springfield to face the Kenton Ridge Cougars (6-1) (2-0).  1390 WBLL is live with Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan. [plugin:157]...read more
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The Logan County Fair Board met Wednesday and received a resignation from long-time board member Jim Staley. Staley said it was just his time to step down and that he plans to retire from farming soo...read more
The Bellefontaine boys golf team competed at the Division 1 District golf tournament on Thursday at Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown. The Chiefs ended up shooting a 356. Conner Adelsberger led B...read more
The Logan County Braves are teaming up with a local business to buy needed equipment. Interim Healthcare of Bellefontaine recently donated $1,000 to the Special Olympics team for the second year in a...read more
In Thursday high school volleyball at Greeneview, the West Liberty-Salem Tigers Varsity defeated Greeneview in 3 sets, 25-10, 25-13 and 25-11.  Jamie Peterson had 18 kills.  Tory Cordell ha...read more
Hunters checked 12,505 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s muzzleloader season, January 9-12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s muzzleloader seas...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys soccer team ran past host Springfield Shawnee 7-1 Wednesday night. The Chiefs jumped out to a 4-0 halftime lead. Mark Moreno recorded a hat trick. Aaron Wisner, Ross ...read more
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The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education held their first organizational meeting of the year on Wednesday night. An organizational meeting was held with Anne Reames being re-elected preside...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity volleyball team fell to visiting Tipp City in three sets Wednesday night: 25-13, 25-10, and 25-10. Anya Nunez had 12 digs. Mikayla Stepp recorded 6 assists. Kenzie Smith t...read more
A local man was arrested on multiple charges following a recent theft in Quincy. The victim, Joshua Foreman, 28, of 213 South Miami Street, Quincy, contacted the Logan County Sheriff's Office on Janu...read more
The Zanesfield Petanque Club had 5 members travel to the New York International Open 2015 in New York City this past weekend. Each team played 4 games on Saturday to qualify for the Concours on Sunda...read more
Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 235 at County Road 13 Tuesday morning around 9:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Clarence Grow, 68, of 121 Church Stre...read more
The Bellefontaine 8th grade football team beat visiting Urbana 28-22 at AcuSport Stadium Tuesday night. The win clinched a share of the CBC North Championship. Garrett Gross had three rushing touchd...read more
Two local residents were injured in a weather-related crash on Route 33 near State Route 540 Tuesday morning around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jessica Meyer, 30, of 3...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team clinched a share of the Central Buckeye Conference Mad River division title with a five-set victory at Graham Tuesday night. The scores were 19-25, 25-16, 2...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding President Obama’s final State of the Union speech: “For the past seven years, the Obama administration has systematic...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated Springfield Catholic 3-1 Tuesday night to clinch their second consecutive Ohio Heritage Conference title. Annika Wolfe scored 2 goals. Lily ...read more
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Bellefontaine City Council met for the first time in 2016 Tuesday. Several new faces were in council chamber for their first meeting. Zeb Wagner is representing the 1st Ward. He replaces Dave Haw. Mi...read more
For the first time this season the Indian Lake Lakers have made their way in to the top 8 in their region in the football playoff standings.  The top 8 from each region will qualify for the state...read more
Donor dollars from last fall’s United Way campaign will touch four new Funded Agencies in 2016 as overall community support in Logan County will top last year’s totals by more than $25,000...read more
2015 has been a great year for local athlete Jacob Smith. On Saturday October 10, Smith finished his triathlon schedule at Hocking College in Nelsonville.  In conjunction with the first annual A...read more
The Indian Lake Board of Education held the first meeting of 2016 on Monday night. The board re-elected Mark Albright as  president and elected Steve Spath as vice president. Gabe Wickline and ...read more
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Bellefontaine hosted Riverside in a Volley for a Cure match Monday evening. The event featured a bake sale and an auction for baskets filled with items donated by the community. The night’s fe...read more
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The Riverside Board of Education held their first meeting of the year on Tuesday night. An organizational meeting was held with Don Klingler being re-elected president and Robert Bender being elected...read more
West Liberty-Salem defeated Mechanicsburg in four sets: 22-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-19. Jamie Peterson had 28 kills, 7 total blocks, 4 ace serves and 13 digs. Olivia Ames had 15 digs and 22 serve receptio...read more
Five defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Jonathan Triplett, 24, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 2 &f...read more
The Benjamin Logan girls soccer team defeated Ada 8 to 0 in a non-league game on Monday night.  Kenzie Heater and Shelby Kramer each had a two goals and Taylor Coy, Taylor Hammond, Samantha Tromb...read more
Over the past eight months, wind developer EverPower has been meeting to hear the concerns of citizens and landowners in the Indian Lake area, where the company plans to construct its Scioto Ridge Win...read more
The High Point Stars U14 Boys soccer team won the championship trophy at the 2015 Cincy Challenge Tournament over the weekend. The Stars went undefeated in the tournament and only allowed 1 goal in t...read more
There were several weather-related crashes across Logan County early Tuesday morning. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that a semi jackknifed on Route 33 between Route 68 and t...read more
In a tri-match on Saturday, the West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team lost to Jackson Center: 19-25, 12-25. Jamie Peterson had 4 kills, 4 total blocks, and 8 digs. Olivia Ames recorded 13 digs a...read more
A teen driver was cited following an injury crash on Route 68 north of Bellefontaine Monday afternoon around 3:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dalton Peters, 18, of 2846 Route 68 N...read more
The West Liberty-Salem cross country teams had a good showing at the Anna Invitational on Saturday. The varsity boys team finished 7th out of 21 teams in a tough field. Season Record 113-33 Meet Re...read more
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The Bellefontaine City Schools Board of Education held their first meeting for 2016 Monday night. An organizational meeting was held with Joan Haushalter being re-elected president, Timothy O’R...read more
Several area soccer teams took to the fields Saturday, with many seeing tournament action. High School The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated Newton 4-1. Gabby Hollar, Lily Yoder...read more
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The Benjamin Logan Board of Education conducted its organizational meeting Monday and accepted the resignation of Treasurer and CFO Robert Kuehnle. The motion was approved by a 4-0 vote. Bill Ramsey,...read more
West Liberty-Salem's Big Orange boys cross country team changed up their typical training routine to work on mental training. Markin Zipline Adventures hosted the team where the runners participated ...read more
The Hilliker YMCA Board of Directors announced Monday that the Hilliker YMCA entered into a Management Agreement with the YMCA of Central Ohio. The YMCA of Central Ohio includes 12 full facility bran...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Urbana (2-5)  14 Benjamin Logan (4-3)  35   WBLL Game Tipp City (6-1)  45  Bellefontaine (2-5)  7 [audio:100915102415-TobySmithrecaps457loss...read more
State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) Monday announced his support for the recent CDC report, “Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain.” Sprague, joined by Ohio Attorn...read more
Tonight on Mix 98.3 WPKO it's homecoming at Benjamin Logan as the Raiders (3-3) (1-0) will host the Urbana Hillclimbers (2-4) (1-0).  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live at Raiders Stadium. [p...read more
A local teen was arrested following a domestic dispute with his brother at their residence Friday afternoon around 4:20. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Kyle Richardson, 14, of 1...read more
For the last time in the CBC the Tipp City Red Devils (5-1) (0-1) come to Bellefontaine to face the Chiefs (2-4) (1-0).  Bill Tipple and Art Caudill are live at Bellefontaine's AcuSport Stadium o...read more
An area driver suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash on State Route 47 near County Road 25 Friday morning around 7:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Roberta Spradlin, 57, of 20...read more
Our PeakofOhio.com exclusive game of the night comes from the CBC Mad River where the Northwestern Warriors (3-3) (0-1) will face the Indian Lake Lakers (4-2) (1-0).  Stu Mason and Adam Foust are...read more
A local driver suffered minor injuries in a weather-related crash on Township Road 216 south of County Road 11 Sunday morning around ten o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Susan ...read more
Welcome to the time of year where it gets cooler in the evenings, leaves are changing colors and football teams are now looking to march toward league titles and playoff berths.  As we enter week...read more
Hundreds of area residents lost power Sunday morning during our first measurable snowfall. DP&L reports 461 households in Logan County, 505 households in Champaign County, and 40 customers in Aug...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity soccer team beat Allen East 4-0 Thursday night. The Spartans led 1-0 at the half. Freshman Josh Kilgore scored from 20 yards out. In the second half, Alex McGillis sco...read more
Trooper Joshua Carter has been promoted to the rank of sergeant at the Wapakoneta Post of the State Highway Patrol. He was recognized Friday by Colonel Paul Pride, Patrol superintendent, during a cere...read more
On Thursday the West Liberty-Salem JH Football team defeated Springfield Catholic Central 63-0.  The Tigers pulled out to a 34-0 lead by the end of the first quarter and a 55-0 lead by half time...read more
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has announced Maze Hearing and Balance, LLC as their first Business of the Month for 2016. Dr. Heather Maze Smith has built her practice in six years to three loc...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team sent their lone senior, Natalie Drumm, out in style Thursday evening with a straight set win over visiting Northwestern. The scores were 25-13, 25-17, and 2...read more
The Logan County Health District has recently announced funding has been received from the Delta Dental Foundation in the amount of $2,000 to provide two adult dental clinics during 2016. “The H...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys high school cross-country team finished in 2nd place at the Kenton “Kyle Althauser Memorial” Cross Country Invitational with 53 points on Thursday.  Scoring f...read more
Fourth grade students at Indian Lake Elementary School are learning about the U.S. Constitution from those in the community putting it into practice. As Mrs. Honaker’s gifted students are final...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys golf team played at the district tournament Thursday at the Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown. Benjamin Logan finished 12th as a team, shooting a 372, to end their season. ...read more
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has named Terri Schneider as the January Board Member of the Month. Schneider is the President/CEO of Rath Information Systems, 212 East Columbus Avenue, Bellefon...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade volleyball team defeated Dayton Stebbins 25-17, 25-22 in the opening round of the CBC tournament Wednesday night. Lyssa Hudson and Kinsey Davis passed the ball well. Sara...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan’s (R-Urbana) staff will be in Bellefontaine on Monday, January 11th. Cameron Warner, Rep. Jordan’s district director, will be available to meet with constituents fr...read more
The Indian Lake varsity soccer team beat visiting Benjamin Logan 3-1 Wednesday night. The Lakers led 1-0 at the half. Michael Mallory scored off an assist from Parker Grothaus. Nikolas Vance had tw...read more
The Village of Quincy council met for the first time in 2016 this past week. John Hickman and Marilane Fry were sworn in as new members at a special council meeting held December 30th to handle perso...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team played well on Tuesday at Reid Park Golf Course in Springfield in the Division 1 Sectional Tournament. The Chiefs shot 328 to finish in 2nd place. The Chieft...read more
A Dayton man was tased and arrested following a domestic dispute in Russells Point Friday afternoon around 4:50. The Russells Point Police Department reports that Timothy Roberson, 28, attacked his g...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated Greeneview Tuesday 1-0 in OHC action. Gabby Hollar scored the goal for WL-S while Madison Oelker had the assist. Paige Shafer had 6 saves in...read more
Three people were injured in a three-vehicle crash near Huntsville at the intersection of Route 33 and Township Road 221 Friday night around 6:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Sheri...read more
The 8th Grade Bellefontaine Chieftains hosted Indian Lake Tuesday night and came out with a 40-12 victory at AcuSport Stadium improving to 5-0-1 on the year. On the night, Garrett Gross ran for over ...read more
Marine Kyle Poppe graduated from basic military training at Parris Island in South Carolina on Friday. Poppe completed an intensive 13-week program that included training in military discipline and s...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team beat host Bellefontaine in four sets: 21-25, 25-9, 30-28, and 25-11 Tuesday night. Leading the way for the Lakers were Michelle Grider with 22 kills and 7 bloc...read more
Here are the 2016 re-organizational meeting highlights by the Ridgemont School Board held on Thursday. Newly re-elected members Cheryl France, Eric Hill, and Jerry Turner, were sworn in by Treasurer ...read more
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The William Saxbe Cross Country Invitational was held at Mechanicsburg's Goshen Park Tuesday afternoon. The Benjamin Logan boys teams won the high school and junior high races.  The HS team is c...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warned consumers to avoid lottery and sweepstakes scams as the estimated Powerball jackpot hits $800 million. In the past month, the Ohio Attorney General’s Co...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 6th Division I  (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs) R...read more
A suspended driver was arrested on multiple felony drug charges following a traffic stop on the north side of Indian Lake Thursday afternoon around four o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office sto...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated Triad in three sets: 25-16, 25-20, 25-13 Monday night. Jamie Peterson had 24 kills, 5 total blocks, and 4 ace serves. Emily Shultz recorded 12...read more
There were several weather-related accidents across Logan County Friday morning. Despite temperatures in the mid to upper 30s, many roads were slick. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys soccer team beat host Tecumseh 2-1 Monday night. Senior Aaron Wisner converted a penalty kick late in the first half. He scored the game-winner with two minutes remain...read more
Benjamin Logan Middle School held its annual spelling bee Thursday. 38 students from grades 5-8 competed. Two seventh graders went head-to-head for 13 rounds. Seventh-grader Jacob McKenrick spelled ...read more
A West Liberty-Salem soccer standout has verbally committed to play collegiate soccer next fall. Cole McDaniel verbally committed to play for Baldwin Wallace near Cleveland. Cole is a 4-year varsity...read more
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The Hi Point Women's Center recently merged with the Pregnancy Care Center of Union County to become the New Path Pregnancy Resource Centers. The merge was made because the two groups discovered that...read more
The Riverside varsity girls’ golf team concluded their season at the sectional tournament recently. Dana Jones (freshman) scored a 108, Jasmine Bryant (senior) tallied a 125, Kierstyn Seve...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) questioned Assistant Attorney General Peter Kadzik from the U.S. Department of Justice during a hearing Thursday before the House Committee on Oversight and Government ...read more
West Liberty-Salem’s cross country teams took to the Buck Creek Invitational on Saturday, bringing back several awards along the way. The High School boys took 5th out of 22 teams. There 270 t...read more
The Mary Rutan Hospital Birth Center delivered its first birth of the New Year Thursday afternoon at 12:46. Peggy Cooley, 23, of Bellefontaine, had a daughter named Klohee Robinson. She weighed 8 lb...read more
The Riverside varsity volleyball team took on Houston and Newton on Saturday. Riverside lost to Houston in 3 sets: 19-25, 25-21, and 17-25. Helena Faulder - 7 points with 1 ace, 10 assists Kristin ...read more
West Liberty-Salem Middle School recently held its annual grade level and school wide Geography Bee. Zach Glock won the school wide bee. He answered every question correctly. Graham Higgins was runne...read more
The following are soccer results from Saturday: High School The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls defeated Anna 4-0. Madison Bender, Gabby Hollar, Lily Yoder, and Madison Oelker scored. Annika Wolf...read more
American Honda Motor Company today reported all-time record annual sales of 1,586,551 Honda and Acura vehicles for 2015, an increase of 3.0 percent to beat the previous record set in 2007. Honda and ...read more
Nicole Fawcett led the U.S. Women’s Volleyball National Team to its third straight NORCECA Continental Championship Friday night in Morelia, Mexico. Team USA defeated Dominican Republic 25-19, ...read more
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced Wednesday his nomination of seven students from Logan, Champaign, Clark, Greene, Montgomery, and Preble Counties to attend U.S. Military Service Academies. ...read more
The High Point Stars Boys U14 team shut out the Dublin United Dragons B14 team 8-0 Friday night. Isaiah Henry had a hat trick and two assists. Trevor Brown scored twice. Alanee Yaeger, Lindsey Hemi...read more
The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is reporting traffic fatalities over the New Year’s reporting period and the Christmas reporting period. Ten people were killed on Ohio’s roadways dur...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Mechanicsburg (6-0)  44 West Liberty-Salem (4-2)  0   WBLL Game Stebbins (5-1)  14 Bellefontaine (2-4)  17  [audio:100215102957-TobySmithreca...read more
A local school treasurer has accepted a new job. Benjamin Logan Treasurer Robert Kuehnle was hired on a unanimous vote Tuesday evening to be the fulltime treasurer of Mansfield City Schools, beginnin...read more
The old rivalry gets revved up again tonight on 98.3 WPKO as the Mechanicsburg Indians (5-0) will travel to West Liberty-Salem and face the Tigers (4-1).  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live fr...read more
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The Logan County Health District continued with its unwanted facelift at its first board meeting of the year Wednesday. The board approved, effective January 31st, the closing of the Home Health Agen...read more
It's Homecoming tonight in Bellefontaine as the Chiefs (1-4) start league play in the CBC Kenton Trail against Stebbins (5-0) on 1390 WBLL.  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live at AcuSport Stadi...read more
A customer was arrested on multiple charges at Dollar General, 13797 State Route 235 North, Lakeview, Tuesday night around 8:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a suspicious person in ...read more
Tonight exclusively online at PeakofOhio.com the Lehman Cavaliers (2-3) will play the Riverside Pirates (5-0).  Stu Mason and Adam Foust are live at Riverside High School. [plugin:158]...read more
A local driver struck an Amish buggy on State Route 235 north of DeGraff Tuesday morning around 9:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Diana Seiler, 65, of 470 Spruce Street, Lakeview, ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Jr. High football team edged Mechanicsburg 14-12 Thursday night. Zayne Reed had two rushing touchdowns. Ethan Cole kicked two extra points. Isaac Lee had a sack and blocked p...read more
Indian Lake Middle School welcomed in the New Year by honoring student actions from last year. The Indian Lake Middle School Students of the Month for December are 8th grader Matthew Risner, 7th grad...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity soccer team rallied past Troy Christian 2-1 Thursday night. The Spartans trailed 1-0 at the half. Freshman Josh Kilgore scored the tying goal. Sophomore Tyler Reinhard...read more
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The Bellefontaine Joint Recreation District Board met Tuesday evening. The board reviewed the district's 2015 end of year finances. The district ended the year with a cash fund balance of over $29,00...read more
Five games down and five to go in the regular season for high school football.  This week presents the game of the year in the OHC where Mechanicsburg (5-0) will face West Liberty-Salem (4-1).&nb...read more
Indian Lake High School seniors are exploring their future employment options with help from local experts, as part of the monthly Senior Career Speaker Series in conjunction with the Logan County Are...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team defeated host Indian Lake in four sets on Thursday: 25-10, 21-25, 25-15, and 25-11.  The Raiders move to 10-8 overall and 6-1 in league play.  Fo...read more
Four defendants were sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. John Hoffer, 37, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to four yea...read more
In West Liberty Flag Football action Thursday Team Orange defeated Team White 4-1 to improve to 4-1. For Team Orange, Laila Butler had a rushing touchdown and a receiving touchdown. Luke McGill had ...read more
A city man was arrested on a felony charge after he persuaded a Lewistown man to turn over his pickup to cover attorney fees. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Clarence Ray Davis, 43, of...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated Springfield Catholic in three sets: 25-20, 25-15, 25-23 Wednesday night. Jamie Peterson had 28 kills, 2 solo blocks, and 8 digs. Tory Cordell ...read more
A Honda contractor was killed in a work-related accident at Honda R&D in Raymond Monday morning just after six o’clock. Ghouse Gulam, 61, was struck in the head by a forklift just five minu...read more
The Indian Lake varsity soccer team beat host Northwestern 2-0 Wednesday night. Parker Grothaus and Kati Bowsher each scored a goal. The Lakers are 4-7-1 overall and 3-3-1 in the CBC. The Bellefont...read more
The Logan County Art League’s “Not so Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser features non-artist “celebrities” competing to create a work of art and campaigning for the publi...read more
LCS Elite blanked Sidney Christian Academy 5-0 in Jr. High soccer Tuesday night. Rachel Davis, Ethan Pequignot, Kayla Richardson, Macie Robinson, and Raelyn Parsell each scored a goal. Reid Vance, D...read more
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Russells Point Council gave its support Monday for a Board of Public Affairs (BPA) motion that would create a new public utility at no cost to residents. During a BPA meeting last week, Storm Water C...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys cross country team won the Triad Invitational on Tuesday. Scoring for the Raiders were Cameron Johnson in 5th place in 18:04, Wyatt Warren in 9th place in 18:26, Jake ...read more
Three local residents were arrested on several drug charges in a downtown parking lot Sunday night around 9:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that George Prater, 41, of 413 East Sandusk...read more
Benjamin Logan boys golf finished 4th Tuesday in a field of 17 to move on to the district tourney next Thursday at Weatherwax. Scores were high as normal but early morning drizzle that turned into a ...read more
Two drunk brothers were arrested after they fought outside CJ's Lakeside Tavern, 105 East Lake Street, Lakeview, Friday morning around 12:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Adam Houch...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team improved to 9-8 on the season and 5-1 in league play with a five-set home victory against Greenon. Scores from the match were 25-17, 19-25, 25-15, 23-25, and...read more
A county man was arrested following a disturbance near his Middleburg area home Sunday afternoon around 2:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Thomas Riley, 57, of 10727 County Road 153...read more
In Junior High 7th grade football Tuesday it was Bellefontaine 42 Ben Logan 8.  Aiden Neely had a 44 yard touchdown reception for the Raiders The Chieftains were led by an outstanding performan...read more
A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on Township Road 32 south of County Road 11 Thursday morning around 7:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Zackery Close, 15, of 82...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for September 29th.  Division I (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the pla...read more
A township road between Bellefontaine and West Liberty will be closed this week for a culvert replacement. Crews from Monroe Township will be replacing a culvert on Township Road 30 halfway between R...read more
The Central Buckeye Conference announced their girls tennis all-league squads. Jordan Reser’s young squad had two players recognized. Cambryia Elkins was one of nine girls to earn Special Menti...read more
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The Bellefontaine Middle School Junior Chieftain Invitational was held Tuesday afternoon at Southview Park.  In the Fun Run Megan Adams (left) finished first in 4:37, while Mandilyn Weaver (righ...read more
Earlier this week Ryan H. Seibert, 22, of Springfield, was sentenced in Champaign County Common Pleas Court to 7 years in prison in connection with a robbery this past March at Security National Bank ...read more
Justin Bo Johns, a member of the host Zanesfield Petanque Club, won the National Petanque League Singles Tourney on September 27th. There were 4 rounds of random draw play then into a ranked bracket....read more
Mad River Mountain opened for operation on Saturday.  Resort officials said that within a few hours Saturday there were 1,000 people there. Limited lifts spinning & trails were open for sk...read more
It was a record-setting night in high school volleyball Monday. West Liberty-Salem senior setter Kylie Gilroy delivered 48 assists in the Tigers four-set win against Northeastern to set the school re...read more
Former Ohio Fourth District Congressman Michael Oxley of Findlay died Friday at the age of 71.  Oxley was first elected in 1981 after then district congressman Tennyson Guyer died of a heart atta...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys soccer team beat Dayton Stebbins 2-0 at AcuSport Stadium Monday night. Senior Aaron Wisner scored two minutes into the game. Freshman Derek Robb converted a penalty ki...read more
Auglaize County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested three people Wednesday night for drug trafficking and possession of heroin. Sheriff Al Solomon said the arrests were made after an investigation by t...read more
A local youth athlete competed in the HFP Deer Creek Fall Challenge Mini Triathlon at Deer Creek State Park located near Mt Sterling on Sunday. Jacob Smith completed the triathlon of a 250 yard swim,...read more
Mayor Ben Stahler (pictured left) was among the new group of leaders in Bellefontaine that participated in a swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday evening. Stahler was elected as mayor this past November...read more
Shady Bowl Speedway completed a full weekend of racing. Here are the results: Compacts - All American Compact Challenge (100 laps): 1. Larry Adams 2. Jimmy McElfresh 3. Ryan Barrett 4. Nick Barr...read more
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When the Mad River Mountain lodge was destroyed by fire in mid-September, Logan County lost one of its iconic landmarks. The cause of the fire was considered undetermined. The State Fire Marshal's O...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity soccer team defeated Sidney Christian Academy 9-0 Saturday. (Pictured: Freshman Noah Labelle in possession as senior goalie Ben Tanner looks on.) Tyler Reinhard had a h...read more
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The deaths of three young brothers over a period of 13 months shook Logan County in 2015. Three-month-old Noah Pilkington died on August 18th, four-year-old Gavin passed away in April, and three-mont...read more
The Bellefontaine Middle School boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Marysville Jr. High Invitational on Saturday. The BMS boys had a good run, finishing 5th out of 6 teams. The team w...read more
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The Logan County Sheriff’s Office and Bellefontaine Police will be operating with a new 911 calling system beginning in January 2016. This new network will connect 911 servers in Logan County w...read more
Several local soccer teams took to the fields on Saturday. High School The Lady Chiefs came up in short in both of their games against Wapak. Both the varsity and JV team lost 1-0. Their record is...read more
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The death of five-year-old Michael Barton saddened the Logan County community in May. His father, Anthony Barton, 25, of 441 Plumvalley Street, was sentenced to life in prison for beating Michael to ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity team finished as runner-up of the Elgin Volleyball Classic at Marion Elgin High School on Saturday. The Raiders went 2-1 on the day moving their record to 8-8 overall. Ben...read more
A local man was cited after he rear-ended a semi on Route 33 just west of Route 68 Wednesday morning around 5:30. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Lucas Cummings, 27, of 7114 Nort...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans improved their record to 8-0 on the season with a 4-1 victory over Jackson Center Thursday night. The Spartans went into halftime with a 1-0 lead thanks to a breakaway ...read more
Enforcement of Ohio’s underground protection laws begins Friday. Commercial excavators, utility operators, designers, and developers who fail to follow safe digging practices may be subject to ...read more
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****Finals will be noted in bold letters**** ****To report a score call 592-1045 or 1-800-686-WPKO (9756)**** WPKO Game of the Week  Indian Lake (3-2)  13 Tipp City (5-0)  17  ...read more
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One of 2015’s top stories in Logan County had to be the rain in June and flooding at Indian Lake, including Russells Point. I covered the story and could not believe what I saw.  In fact,...read more
The Bellefontaine Middle School boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Wapak Junior High Invitatational on Tuesday. The Junior Chiefs had a strong performance finishing 5th out of 7 teams...read more
Many area residents contacted the PeakofOhio newsroom reporting a fire near Bud’s Marine, on State Route 366, Wednesday morning around 11 o’clock. Local authorities report that fire was a...read more
The WL-S Junior High football team defeated Southeastern JH football team Thursday 34-0. Zayne Reed had 3 touchdowns for the Tigers with runs of 25 and 3 yards, and Reed also scored on a 25 yard pass...read more
A local woman was arrested following an accident at the corner of Eastern Avenue and Highview Drive Tuesday afternoon around 4:45. Bellefontaine Police charged Kimberly Garver, 56, of 400 Lincoln Bou...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated Cedarville in three sets: 25-23, 25-21, 25-15 Thursday night. Jamie Peterson had 13 kills, 5 total blocks, 10 digs, and 3 ace serves. Tory Cor...read more
A Quincy man was arrested for driving under the influence in Bellefontaine Tuesday night around 9 o'clock. Bellefontaine Police charged Jimmy Bell II, 35, of 302 North Miami Street, with two counts o...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated Northeastern 4-0 Thursday night. Diedre McGill, Annika Wolfe, Madison Oelker, and Ashley Rabenstein all scored goals.  McGill added ass...read more
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A popular New Year’s resolution is to “lose weight” but it can also be one of the hardest. Judy Vito, of Judy’s Jazzercise in Bellefontaine, has some tips to help accomplish yo...read more
The Bellefontaine Chieftains won the CBC postseason tournament Thursday at Kittyhawk Golf Center in Dayton.  With the win the Chieftains wrap up an undefeated season in the CBC.  The Chie...read more
Evan Hoffman, 20, of Bloom Center, near Lewistown, was sentenced just two days after the shooting incident early Sunday that left a Jackson Center teen dead.  Hoffman appeared Tuesday in Bellefo...read more
1390 WBLL will feature another big rivalry in Logan County.  The Bellefontaine Chiefs (0-4) take a short trip over to Benjamin Logan to play the Raiders (2-2).  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan a...read more
One defendant was sentenced and five pled guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday. Charles (Chuck) Stevens II, 42, of Lakeview, pled guilty to trespass in a hab...read more
It's a CBC crossover game tonight on PeakofOhio.com as the Tecumseh Arrows (2-2) will face the Urbana Hillclimbers (1-3).  Stu Mason and Adam Foust are live from Urbana High School. [plugin:158]...read more
An area man was arrested for public intoxication after his friends tried to prevent him from driving home Tuesday morning around 4 am. Bellefontaine Police report that Austin Navarro, 21, of 14190 To...read more
It's homcoming tonight at Indian Lake as the Lakers (3-1) will host the Tipp City Red Devils (4-0) on Mix 98.3 WPKO in a CBC crossover battle.  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live from Indian L...read more
A local teen was transferred to the Logan County Jail for theft charges Thursday. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Danny Ellis, Jr, 18, of 8867 Township Road 239, Lakeview, was ar...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys golf team finished 6th in the OHC league tournament at Indian Springs Wednesday. The Tigers shot a 385. Dillon Callicoat fired a team-best 80. Max Eggleston reco...read more
One passenger was transported following a T-bone wreck at the intersection of East Chillicothe Avenue and South Madriver Street Monday afternoon around 4:45. Bellefontaine Police report that Jessica ...read more
The Benjamin Logan 7th grade volleyball team defeated Indian Lake Wednesday night in two sets: 25-16, 25-20. Molly Vance led the attack with 16 points. Kylie Frazier had 6 points, 3 aces, 6 assists,...read more
A Mercer County Assistant Prosecutor has filed to run for the 2016 open seat on the Third District Court of Appeals. Assistant Prosecutor Amy Ikerd will seek the judgeship in the March 15, 2016, prim...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys soccer team beat Greenon 3-1 at AcuSport Stadium Wednesday night. The Chiefs jumped out to a 3-0 halftime lead. Senior Aaron Wisner scored twice and Daunte George adde...read more
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Cutter Slagle held his first book signing on Monday night for “The Next Victim”. Slagle is a 2006 graduate from Indian Lake High School. In 2010 he earned a degree in English and Creative...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity soccer team shut out Springfield Emmanuel 4-0 Monday. Steve Smithers scored 2 goals and Tyler Reinhard and Lauran Barthauer each added a goal. Daniel Wilt delivered an ...read more
A teenager lost his life following a shooting incident near Lewistown Sunday morning around 3:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Branden Doseck, 16, of Jackson Center, was shot by Eva...read more
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade team beat Northridge 50-22. The game was tied at the half.   Offensively, Trent Berry passed for 290 yards and 5 touchdowns and rushed for 158 yards and 2 touchdown...read more
A Bellefontaine man wanted on a warrant for rape was arrested on the city's west side Friday night around 9:15. Bellefontaine Police located David Ramos, 22, at 441 West Chillicothe Avenue. Authorit...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated Bethel 2-0 Tuesday night. Annika Wolfe and Dierdre McGill each scored. Ashley Rabenstein and Gabby Hollar delivered assists. Paige Shafter ...read more
Two city men were arrested for public intoxication Friday afternoon around 1:15. Bellefontaine Police report that Lino Garcia, 35, of 1600 South Detroit Street, Apt# 29, was charged with one count of...read more
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The Ohio Caverns Invitational was held Tuesday night at West Liberty. The Big Orange swept the 3 team meets, the JV boys , Varsity girls, and Varsity boys all won their home meet for the year. We wi...read more
A county man was arrested following a domestic dispute Christmas Day. The Logan County Sheriff's arrested Myron Payne, 60, of 110 Railroad Street, Rushsylvania, for domestic violence Friday night aro...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for September 22nd. Division I (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs)...read more
A Bellefontaine woman was airlifted following a rollover wreck on Township Road 56 just north of County Road 219 Saturday morning around 5 o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Bian...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team improved to 6-6 overall and 4-1 in league play with a four-set win over Urbana Tuesday night. The scores were 16-25, 25-19, 25-21, and 25-19. Coreen Crosby...read more
The International Friendship Center of Logan County (IFC) recently announced that applications are being accepted for the Japan Study Trip for 2016. The trip will be a life changing opportunity for L...read more
A West Liberty-Salem senior received a volleyball honor recently. Jamie Peterson was named the MaxPreps/AVCA Ohio High School Player of the Week for September 14th - September 20th In nine games, sh...read more
The Ohio Development Services Agency awarded 38 communities grants to rehabilitate, repair, and construct affordable housing for low-income Ohioans as well as provide homeownership and rental assistan...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team swept visiting Greenon 25-19, 25-22, 25-20 Monday night. Michelle Grider had 15 kills, 4 blocks, 9 digs, and 3 aces. Sammi Miler recorded 5 kills, 2 blocks, 1...read more
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The rainy weather was no match for the 12th annual Louie Vito Rail Jam at Mad River Mountain on Saturday. Every chair was filled as the band played and Louie Vito gave away prizes to the lucky winners...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys soccer team beat host Benjamin Logan 6-3 Monday night. The Chiefs jumped out to a 5-1 halftime lead. Senior Aaron Wisner had a hat trick. Ross Angelo, Peyton Neeld, a...read more
During the next month, the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is conducting an online survey to assess citizen attitudes and opinions of the agency. The 2015 Citizen Survey is anonymous and takes appro...read more
Rain and wet grounds forced the cancellation of racing at Shady Bowl Speedway Saturday. Racing will not be rescheduled, though it was going to be the final points race of the season. Current points ...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine reminded Verizon and Sprint customers that they have until Dec. 31 to seek a share of the $120 million allocated for consumers under national “mobile cramming&r...read more
A local youth racer had success at The Insane One Race in Sikeston, Missouri over the weekend. Tayte Williamson, 13, of Rushsylvania, won over $24,000. Racing took place on Friday, Saturday, and Sun...read more
In the military, veterans and their families put our nation first, making sacrifices to protect the freedoms we all enjoy. Ohio continues to put our veterans and military families first. In his 2014 ...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team set the 9-hole school record when they defeated Urbana 148-191 Monday at Liberty Hills. Five guys broke 40. Hunter Karg was medalist with a 35. Nathan Langen...read more
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A week of memories and sunshine lie ahead for members of the Benjamin Logan High School Marching Band. The group will be traveling to Orlando, Florida on December 26th and returning New Year’s D...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team beat Graham 5-1 Saturday night. Annika Wolfe and Dierdre McGill each scored twice. Taylor Lauck added a goal. Gabby Hollar dished out three assists....read more
The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to an injury accident northwest of Bellefontaine Saturday morning around 4:50. A driver lost control and crashed on Township Road 56 near Township Road 219...read more
The Riverside varsity volleyball team swept a tri-match Saturday. The Pirates defeated Bradford 25-14, 25-10. Helena Faulder had 20 points with 6 aces. Lauren Anderson recorded 9 points with 4 aces...read more
Bellefontaine High School has announced its December Seniors of the Month. Name: Meagan Lonsway Parents: Kay & Greg Lonsway Address: Bellefontaine School activities and awards: National Honor ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange boys cross country team competed at the Alliance Invitational in the Division II/III Race at Clayton on Saturday. The Tigers placed 6th out of 23 teams. 298 total ru...read more
The Ohio Veterans Bonus continues a tradition of awarding bonuses to Ohio veterans that dates back to the Civil War, according to the Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS). “Ohio veterans...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week  Riverside (4-0)  28 Fort Loramie (0-4)  7   WBLL Game Indian Lake (3-1)  28 Bellefontaine (0-4)  21 [audio:91815102507-DaveCoburnrecaps2821...read more
A county man who was charged with OVI Tuesday evening was arrested following a disturbance at his house Wednesday night around 7:10. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Richard Briss...read more
Week 4 means it is time for league play to get started (except the CBC) and tonight there are several BIG league games in the area.  Riverside will visit Ft. Loramie and look to avenge an overtim...read more
A local driver was cited following a three-vehicle crash on County Road 32 south of State Route 47 Wednesday afternoon around 12:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Derek Schmiedebusch...read more
Riverside defeated Lima Perry in 4 games Thursday 21-25, 26-24, 25-19, and 25-19. Helena Faulder had 13 points with 4 aces, 11 assists. Marissa Davis had 21 digs, 17 kills. Kristin Davidson added 1...read more
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Snowboarders, here's your chance to ride with an Olympian. Louie Vito is coming to Mad River Mountain for his annual rail jam Saturday. It's one of the largest rail jams in the Midwest. Despite reco...read more
The WL-S Junior High football team defeated a big and powerful Greeneview JH team Thursday evening 20-14. Trevor Woodruff threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Zach Glock in the 2nd quarter for the Tigers...read more
A 16-year-old boy was killed in a mobile home fire in Woodstock Wednesday morning around 1:05. Jordan Edley was killed in a fire at 122 South Main Street. Two deputies from the Champaign County Sher...read more
Benjamin Logan dropped another close match Thursday, this time to Northwestern at Windy Knoll 178-179. Raiders standout Grant Ricketts was medalist with a 38. He was followed by Colin Headings 46, G...read more
Local authorities investigated some tampering at the Russells Point Post Office Wednesday morning around 8 o’clock. Russells Point Police responded to damage and a possible theft from the post ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls soccer team defeated Southeastern 11-0 Thursday. Taylor Lauck and Gabby Hollar each netted 2 goals for the Lady Tigers.  WL-S is now 7-1 overall and 5-1 in the OHC....read more
In celebration of the season of giving and to demonstrate its ongoing support for its neighbors and partners, the Bellefontaine office of Spherion Staffing Services, a local recruiting, staffing and w...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team swept Dayton Stebbins 25-14, 25-13, 25-17 Wednesday night. Michelle Grider had 10 kills, 3 blocks, and 8 digs. Sammi Miller tallied 7 kills and 15 digs. Rach...read more
A drunk driver was arrested on multiple charges near Bellefontaine Tuesday night around 6:15. An off-duty deputy from the Logan County Sheriff's Office reported a suspected drunk driver westbound on ...read more
For the first time in a few years PeakofOhio.com will broadcast live from Ridgeway tonight.  The Ridgemont Golden Gophers (1-2) will host Lima Perry (0-3).  This is a NWCC league matchup.&nb...read more
The following is a guest column by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown: As another year comes to a close, and many of us gather with loved ones to celebrate holidays important to our faiths and filled with tr...read more
Tonight on WBLL the Indian Lake Lakers (2-1) invade Bellefontaine to play the Chiefs (0-3).  This is a CBC crossover game.  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live at AcuSport Stadium. [plugin...read more
Two defendants pleaded guilty and one was sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor earlier this week. William Keller, 40, of Lakeview, pleaded guilty to his sixth OV...read more
The NWCC starts league play tonight with Riverside (3-0) at Ft. Loramie (0-3).  The Redskins edged the Pirates last year at Riverside in OT by 1 point.  Tonight's game on 98.3 WPKO is live f...read more
A teen driver suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash on State Route 245 at Township Road 196 (west of West Liberty) Tuesday morning around 11:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports tha...read more
The West Liberty Flag Football League hosted two games Wednesday night. Team Orange defeated Team Gray 4-2. For Orange, who improves to 3-0, Isaiah Reames threw 2 touchdown passes and had an interce...read more
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I visited Barely Used Pets in Urbana just before Christmas.  And you know what I discovered?  People that above all love happy endings!  From Director Connie Smith to Office Manager Da...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls soccer team tied host Urbana 1-1 Wednesday night. Zoe Price scored for the Lady Chiefs. The JV Lady Chiefs fell to Jonathan Alder 4-3. Jaela Smally tallied all 3 goa...read more
As of Monday, 1,070 people have been killed on Ohio roadways this year. That’s a 9 percent increase over the same time last year. As we prepare for holiday festivities, the State Highway Patrol ...read more
Kevin Chapple was selected D2Football.com’s National Defensive Player of the Week Wednesday. The weekly award is the second for Chapple following his impressive display in Urbana’s Week 2...read more
A suspended driver was cited on multiple charges following a traffic stop near Whispering Pines Monday night around 11:55. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Emily Gatton, 23, of 700 To...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team lost to Tecumseh 25-17, 25-18, and 25-17 Tuesday night. The Raiders were led by Coreen Crosby's 9 kills and 8 digs. Bri Frazier added 8 kills and Betsy...read more
Indian Lake Middle School teachers sported festive fashions on the last day of school before Christmas break... all for a good cause. Several staff members paraded through the gym in their best holid...read more
In girls tennis Tuesday Bellefontaine defeated Urbana 3-2.  Cambryia Elkins won in first singles 7-6, 6-1. Livi Robbins won in second singles 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. Khloie Slagle lost her match 4-6, 0...read more
Frozen hugs greeted children at the Discovery Center Monday. Olaf from the Disney favorite "Frozen" made a special visit to the preschool ahead of Christmas break. Many kids were excited to see Olaf...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team blanked Mechanicsburg 7-0 Tuesday night. Gabby Hollar led the attack with 3 goals while Annika Wolfe had 2 goals. Mikalia McIntosh and Laura Neer eac...read more
A local driver suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 33 and State Route 274 Monday afternoon around 3:15. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports...read more
The Bellefontaine 8th grade football team defeated visiting Mad River Tuesday 42-18. Garrett Gross led the offense scoring 3 rushing TDs and adding three 2-point conversions. Grant Smith scored on a...read more
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle accident on County Road 10 east of County Road 55 Monday afternoon around 4:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Virginia Turnmire, 51, ...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team defeated Tecumseh 160-196 Tuesday at Windy Knoll Golf Club in Springfield. The win finished off an undefeated regular season of CBC play.   Nicklaus...read more
An area driver was cited after crashing on Route 68 south of Township Road 190 Monday afternoon around 2:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ryan Moore, 31, of 311 Carlisle Street, Qui...read more
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The Junior High Caverns Invitational was held Tuesday at Ohio Caverns. In the boys race the Benjamin Logan Raiders won as a team with 59 points. Pictured left to right:  Trey Allen, Elijah Rugg...read more
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The Indian Lake Board of Education had two meetings Monday night. In the first, Treasurer Colleen Reprogle provided details of where the district gets their funding and a peak into the district&rsquo...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls tennis team lost at Springfield 5-0 Monday night. Cambryia Elkins played a tough opponent at first singles and fell 6-0, 6-1. Despite going to deuce in almost every g...read more
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Russells Point Village Council on Monday evening took the first step to spurring more economic development locally by approving a resolution for sponsoring the Clean Ohio Grant application and the pro...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team lost to Southeastern in four sets: 20-25, 19-25, 26-24, 19-25 Monday night. Senior Jamie Peterson blasted 36 kills to break the school’s career ki...read more
The combined choirs of Indian Lake, Benjamin Logan, and Bellefontaine High Schools and a Community Choir brought the crowd to their feet with their performance of the Christmas section of G.F. Handel'...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity soccer team defeated Fairlawn 3-2 Thursday to improve their record to 5-0-0. The Spartans dominated the first half proceedings and entered halftime with a 2-0 lead thank...read more
Hampton, Virginia Benjamin Syms Middle School was one of five winners of a $100,000 Fab Lab grant. Over 200 schools applied for the grant. Syms’ application was written by technology teacher Co...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity golf team revenged a one shot loss to a Graham with a one shot win of their own against the Falcons Monday night at Lakeland golf course in St Paris. The Raiders used sixth...read more
A county man was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend Saturday night around 8:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kevin Huffman, 44, of...read more
A local athlete recently secured the championship in his age group during the championship race for the HFP Fit Family Triathlon series at Portage Lake in Akron over the weekend. Jacob Smith finished...read more
A West Mansfield man was arrested on multiple felony charges following a domestic disturbance at his residence Saturday night around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dougla...read more
Bellefontaine High School French teacher Shannon Hodge, a member of the Zanesfield Petangue Club, teamed with two others to win the Women’s Triples National Championship in Fresno, California th...read more
A drunk driver was arrested following a traffic stop on County Road 57 near Bellefontaine Friday night around 8:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joseph Wish, 60, of 4750 Route 68 No...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys golf team finished 13th out of 17 teams at the Springfield Shawnee David Christoff Memorial Invitational at Reid North Golf Course on Saturday. Senior Grant Ricketts l...read more
A local teen has been arrested for the recent rash of car break-ins across West Mansfield. The Logan County Sheriff's Office arrested Zane Robinson, 17, of 251 North Main Street, West Mansfield, Satu...read more
The following are results from Saturday’s racing at Shady Bowl Speedway: Late Models 1. Josh Smith 2. Mike Ward 3. Greg Stapleton Pure Stocks 1. Justin Durflinger 2. Rob Bryant Street St...read more
Indian Lake High School seniors Michael Mallory and Justin Young are participating in the Ohio Music Education Association's All-State Choir Concert in Cincinnati on Monday, December 28th. The singer...read more
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade volleyball team recorded their first win as they split their tri-match games Saturday hosting the Piqua Indians and the Waynesfield Goshen Tigers. In the first game, the ...read more
Preparations are underway for the local Rotary Four-Way Test Speech Contest to be held on March 7, 2016 at the regular Bellefontaine Rotary Club meeting. The event is open to high school-age students...read more
The Big Orange High School Varsity Boys (WL-S) finished 15th out of 44 teams in the Division III A race at the Tiffin Carnival Invitational, which is the largest meet in Ohio. Joey Adams (pictured, c...read more
State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) applauded the passage of House Bill 300, legislation that would strengthen the penalties on drivers who are convicted of OVI-related aggravated vehicula...read more
Several area soccer teams took to the turf on Saturday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys defeated host Southeastern 8-3. Cole McDaniel led the Tigers attack with 3 goals and 3 assists. Raiph Lev...read more
A pair of West Liberty-Salem FFA alumni recently received the highest achievement granted to FFA members nationally. Kailey Gehl and Kyle Wilkins, 2014 graduates of WL-S, received their American Degr...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Cedarville (1-2)  14 Riverside (3-0)  56   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (0-3)  0 Urbana (1-2)  6  F/2OT [audio:9121510832-TobySmithrecaps60doubleo...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that some animal breeders and sellers who advertise online are con artists. In 2015, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office received about 30 complain...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated visiting Triad in three sets: 25-14, 25-18, 25-19 Thursday night. Jamie Peterson had 13 kills, 4 total blocks, and 7 digs. Olivia Ames recorded...read more
A semi driver sustained possible injuries following a traffic incident at a city intersection Friday morning at 10:47. Officers from the Bellefontaine Police Department report that Douglas Orbis, 47,...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team beat Greeneview 3-0 Thursday night. Gabby Hollar, Annika Wolfe, and Lily Yoder each scored a goal. Ashley Rabenstein and Annika Wolfe each delivered ...read more
Handel’s Messiah will be performed Sunday afternoon December 20th at 4 p.m. in the Indian Lake High School Auditorium by the combined choirs of Indian Lake, Benjamin Logan, West Liberty-Salem an...read more
Week 3 is a crucial week in high school football.  If you start off 3-0 you're seriously looking at contending in your league and qualifying for the playoffs.  If you start 0-3 you're thinki...read more
The force is strong with Matt Wildermuth and Jacob Hawk of Bellefontaine. The two were the recipients of tickets to see the latest Star Wars movie at the Netgain Premiere screening at Bellefontaine C...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Jr. High football team blanked Triad 33-0 Thursday night. Trevor Woodruff ran for 2 touchdowns and threw 2 touchdown passes to Ethan Cole. Cole also kicked 3 extra points. Za...read more
Students at Indian Lake High School are getting into the Christmas spirit by continuing their tradition of creating gifts for elementary kids and learning a lot in the process. Ryan Stanford’s ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls golf team competed against Riverside at Cherokee Hills Thursday. Morgan Fultz set a school record with a 35, Lexi Stewart tallied a personal best 51, and Sarah Seeley...read more
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  Super Saturday marks the biggest shopping day of the year, even ahead of Black Friday. Logan County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Benedetti says there are a variety of reasons to shop lo...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls tennis team fell at Marion Pleasant 5-0 Wednesday night. Cambryia Elkins lost at first singles 6-3, 6-2. In her first match at second singles, Devyn Croston lost 6-0,...read more
Mary Rutan Hospital is hoping to ease the transition from hospital to home with their new bedside prescription delivery service. Patients are now able to have their prescriptions filled and delivered ...read more
In Jr. High volleyball action Wednesday the 7th grade Lady Chiefs defeated Greenon 25-19, 25-7.  Rylie Fullerton served 17 points and had 2 assists. Caitlyn Hutchins served 7 points and had 2 k...read more
Several items of recognition highlighted the Ridgemont Board of Education December meeting on Thursday. December Students of the Month Taylor Cronley and Dalton Tackett were among those recognized. B...read more
In high school boys soccer Wednesday, Bellefontaine defeated Indian Lake 4-0 at AcuSport Stadium. Aaron Wisner and Ross Angelo each scored two goals. Mason Bailey delivered an assist. The Chiefs ar...read more
A Quincy man was arrested on multiple weapons charges following an incident near his house Thursday night around six o’clock. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Link Barker, 2...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys cross country team won the Urbana End of Summer Invitational on Tuesday night. Scoring for the Raiders were Wyatt Warren in 4th place in 19:25, Cameron Johnson in 5th ...read more
Name: Michael Mallory Parents: Curt and Suzy Mallory Address: DeGraff School activities and awards: Soccer, Baseball, Key Club, Student Government, Musical, Show Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 3 Years...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated Springfield Catholic in 4 sets Tuesday night. The scores were 25-12, 25-23, 21-25, and 25-20. Jamie Peterson had 32 kills, 5 ace serves, and 2...read more
Mad River Mountain has announced they’ve started a major snowmaking push Thursday night that will continue into Friday with chances of snowmaking Saturday through Sunday morning. “Team Bl...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls tennis team lost at Springfield Catholic 4-1 Tuesday night. At first singles, Cambryia Elkins lost in three sets 2-6, 6-1, and 1-6. Livi Robbins fell at second single...read more
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The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center conducted its last meeting as a 15-member board at the Helmuth Family Home Thursday. The Educational Services Centers of Logan, Shelby, and Hardin Coun...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team lost to Springfield Catholic 3-2 Tuesday night. Gabby Hollar and Annika Wolfe each scored. Paige Shafer had 7 saves in goal. The Tigers are now 3-1....read more
Indian Lake 6th grader Kendall Cotterman has a new accolade to put on her resume. She spelled "resume" correctly to win the ILMS Spelling Bee held on Thursday, December 17th. Seventh grader Tyler Fa...read more
Bellefontaine defeated Stebbins 157-203 Tuesday at Kittyhawk Golf Center in Dayton. The Chiefs swept the top 6 places and were led by medalist Devin Fowler with a 38. Jarrett Beck was second with a ...read more
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The Bellefontaine Police Department has announced the re-release of their DARE trading cards. The cards were originally released in the 1990s. According to Officer Andy Kennedy, the DARE Program was ...read more
In JH football Tuesday, the Bellefontaine Chieftains 7th grade football team defeated Tecumseh 36-14.  Ty Leeper scored touchdowns on runs of 65, 63, 57, and 37 yards. Ethan Moore scored on ...read more
Indian Lake Middle School Youth Leadership students are learning how working up a sweat can help you let go of stress. Judy Vito from Judy's Jazzercise recently led the group in a workout during the ...read more
The Thunderstick softball team took 2nd place in the Columbus Fastpitch Showdown tournament recently. (Pictured - the team includes: Ella Shoffstall, Mimi Schmiedebush, Kayleigh Zedlitz, Abigail Elli...read more
The 134th Basic Peace Officer Training Class is set to graduate this week with a local law enforcement leader being featured during the commencement services. Bellefontaine Police Chief Brandon Stand...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity soccer team defeated visiting Sidney Christian Academy 6-1 at Calvary Fields on Saturday. Dan Salmonowicz, Clayton Slemmons, Andrew Reinhard, Tyler Reinhard, Josh Kilgor...read more
The Logan County Sheriff's Office and BMRT Squad responded to an unresponsive male at 217 East Main Street in Belle Center Wednesday night around 9:45. Paramedics revived Travis May, 26, at his resid...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls soccer team defeated visiting London 5-2 Saturday afternoon. Hayley Boysel led the attack with two goals and two assists. Kenzie Heater, Taylor Coy, and Kaley Asbury...read more
Wednesday was the filing deadline for issues and candidates for the March primary election. Logan County voters will consider two issues and a contested countywide race. West Liberty-Salem has place...read more
The following are results from Saturday’s racing at Shady Bowl Speedway: Street Stock (47 lap Roush Family Classic): 1st - Shawn Stansell 2nd - Jacob Muncy 3rd - Rodney Roush 4th - Chad Bra...read more
A local man who admitted to using heroin was arrested following a neighborhood disturbance in Chippewa Wednesday night around 8:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Anthony Mathews, 28,...read more
Local cross country teams saw yet another busy Saturday. Here are results from around the area: West Liberty-Salem Big Orange Junior Varsity competed in the varsity boys’ red division race. Jo...read more
An Indian Lake man wanted for a recent hit-skip crash was arrested at his residence Wednesday night around eight o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office arrested Steven Jeanneret, 21, of 11900 Duf...read more
Several volleyball teams were in action Saturday. The Benjamin Logan freshman volleyball team competed in the eight-team Bellefontaine Invitational. The Raiders finished seventh and move to 3-2 on t...read more
A local woman pleaded guilty to a first-degree felony charge before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Wednesday afternoon. Amy Corwin, 26, of 6253 Route 68 South, West Liberty...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans varsity soccer team defeated Dominion Academy 4-2 Thursday night to improve their record to 3-0 on the season. Freshman Midfielder Josh Kilgore led the team in scoring ...read more
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The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education heard Superintendent Dr. Rick Smith's first evaluation of the district Wednesday. The board requested that Dr. Smith conduct the evaluation after be...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Junior High football team defeated Northeastern's Junior High team Thursday 33-6. Zayne Reed scored on touchdown runs of 1 and 9 yards for the Tigers. Quarterback Trevor Woodr...read more
The Logan County Board of DD recently met and exceeded their goal of giving blood during this critical time. Along with the Community Blood Center, the board held a drive on December 11th at the Disc...read more
The Bellefontaine High School tennis team lost to Tecumseh Thursday 4-1.  Cambryia Elkins battled at first singles and lost in three sets, 6-7 (7-5), 6-0, 6-2. Liviv Robbins lost against a stro...read more
On Wednesday, the SpartanNash Foundation presented a large donation to Our Daily Bread. Representatives from SpartanNash’s Bellefontaine Distribution Center presented the $5,000 donation at Lut...read more
In high school girls soccer Thursday West Liberty-Salem defeated Miami East 1-0. Gabby Hollar scored the only goal, an assist by Annika Wolfe. Paige Shafer had 15 saves in goal. The Lady Tigers are...read more
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With the holiday season in full swing, Christmas lights aren’t the only thing going up this month. Energy use spikes during the holiday season because of increased lights, baking, and furnace us...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week West Liberty-Salem (1-1)  40 Benjamin Logan (1-1)  31   WBLL Game Sidney (1-1)  35 Bellefontaine (0-2)  13  [audio:9051591436-TobySmithtalk...read more
The parents of a seven-year-old city boy were arrested Tuesday for a weekend beating. The boy said he was beaten because he refused to eat liver and onions for dinner on Saturday. The incident was d...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team stayed undefeated in the CBC as they came from behind to beat Shawnee 158-161 Thursday night at Liberty Hills. The Chiefs depth showed again as they were down...read more
A suspended driver was arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop at the intersection of Main Street and Lake Street in Lakeview Wednesday morning around 12:50. The Logan County Sheriff's ...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity volleyball team beat Stebbins 25-15, 27-25, 25-22 Thursday night. Monica Martz had 8 kills and was 14/14 serving. Kassidi Sullivan had 5 kills, 4 aces and was 18/18 serving...read more
Four defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Scott Rowe, 36, of Belle Center, pleaded guilty to identity fr...read more
After a few surprises in week 1 let's see what week 2 on the high school football schedule has in store for us.  Last week team WBLL jumped out to a 2 game lead in the weekly picks.  Unfortu...read more
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The Riverside Board of Education conducted a couple recognitions Tuesday evening. The board thanked Jennifer Blackford for her years of service. She became the district's treasurer/CFO in 2012. Durin...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys soccer team fell at Northwestern 2-0 Wednesday night. There was a 90-minute lightning delay. The Chiefs are 1-2 overall and 0-1 in the CBC. The JV Chiefs ran past the...read more
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The Caring Kitchen in Urbana, from a state grant through the Emergency Solutions Grant Program, will begin an interior improvement project, at the first of the year, to provide a facelift to better se...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team swung past Tipp City 159-170 at Liberty Hills on Wednesday. Nicklaus Lyons was medalist with a 37. Jarrett Beck fired a 40, Nathan Langenfeld and Hunter Karg...read more
Twenty-four students competed in the 5th grade spelling bee at the Bellefontaine Intermediate School Tuesday. The champion was Donnie LaRoche, whose winning word in round 10 was "fulfilling". The se...read more
Tonight on WPKO we have a cross-county matchup with the West Liberty-Salem Tigers (0-1) playing at the Benjamin Logan Raiders (1-0).  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live at Raiders Stadium. [p...read more
A local driver was injured in a T-Bone crash at the intersection of Detroit Street and Baird Street (Route 68 and State Route 245) in West Liberty Tuesday morning around 4:45. The West Liberty Police...read more
It's the home opening tonight for the Bellefontaine Chieftains (0-1) on 1390 WBLL as the Sidney Yellow Jackets (0-1) come in to AcuSport Stadium.  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live on WBLL. [...read more
The Allen County Fair continues to feature famous country groups. On Tuesday, fair officials announced that Rascal Flatts is scheduled to perform on Saturday, August 27th, 2016. The show will open w...read more
The Indian Lake Lakers (1-0) travel to Kenton Ridge to face the Cougars (1-0) on PeakofOhio.com.  Stu Mason and Adam Foust bring the game action. [plugin:158]...read more
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Since 1980, the Lutheran Community Services Annual Christmas Food and Toy Basket Giveaway Program has been helping members of the community during the holidays. On Tuesday, crowds were lined up out t...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade volleyball team rallied past Benjamin Logan 10-25, 25-22, 25-12 Wednesday night. Jenna Smith had 13 points, 2 kills, and a dig. Rylie Fullerton recorded 4 points and 4 as...read more
A drunk driver was arrested following a hit-skip accident on Rush Avenue near Calvary Baptist Church Monday night around 11:20. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Roger Stiles Jr., 32, ...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team set a school record for 9 holes Tuesday night. The Chiefs defeated visiting Tecumseh 149-191 at Liberty Hills. (Pictured, left to right: Hunter Karg, Jarrett...read more
A teen was arrested following a domestic dispute with his mother at her Chippewa residence Monday night around 6:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Anthony Hoskinson II, 19, of Lima, ...read more
In junior high football action Tuesday the 7th grade Bellefontaine Chieftains held on to defeat Springfield Shawnee 32-30. Ty Leeper led the offense with 191 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns. Jaeden C...read more
A local driver who suffered serious injuries in a T-Bone crash near Huntsville last Tuesday afternoon has passed away. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Marjorie Phillips, 89, of 435 Nor...read more
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The Kiwanis Logan County Cross Country Meet was held Tuesday at Indian Lake High School. In the high school girls race, Bellefontaine's Aubrey Stolly won in 20:49. Reghan Bieleski of the Big Orange ...read more
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The Benjamin Logan Board of Education approved a memorandum of understanding with the Benjamin Logan Education Association (BLEA) Monday. The agreement moves the district from a days calendar to an h...read more
Area soccer teams saw action Tuesday. The West Liberty-Salem girls soccer team shut out Northeastern 6-0. Taylor Lauck had 2 goals and an assist. Gabby Hollar, Dierdre McGill, Mikalia McIntosh, and ...read more
Indian Lake Middle School teachers and staff are using Dr. Seuss' signature Christmas character to illustrate the true meaning of Christmas. Several large "Grinches" are hanging in the halls of each ...read more
Area volleyball teams hit the court Tuesday. Bellefontaine’s three squads had a tough time against Springfield Shawnee. The varsity Chiefs lost in three games to the Braves. Caitlin Hollar an...read more
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Despite the recent warm weather, Bellefontaine City Schools are prepared to use their calamity day schedule. Board members heard at their final meeting in calendar year 2015 Monday night that the dis...read more
The Bellefontaine girls, tennis team lost to Tipp City 5-0 Tuesday. Cambryia Elkins played first singles, Livi Robbins, second singles and Abbi Adelsberger, third singles. Devyn Croston and Gracie B...read more
The Mad River Mountain rebuild was the topic at the Bellefontaine Rotary Club meeting Monday afternoon. Mad River Mountain General Manager Tom Price along with Thomas and Marker President/CEO Randy M...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys soccer team rolled at Southeastern 8-0 Monday night. Aaron Pennington had 2 goals and 2 assists, Eric Price tallied 2 goals and an assist, Rylan Studebaker recorded a ...read more
A drunk driver crashed on Watkins Road east of Marysville Sunday morning around three o'clock. The Union County Sheriff's Office reports that Jason Eastman, 35, of Richwood, was driving a 2009 Chevy ...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls tennis team lost to Greenon 5-0 Monday night. Cambryia Elkins lost at first singles 6-0, 6-0. Livi Robbins fought a tough battle but lost 6-0, 6-1. At third singles,...read more
A local teen driver suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash on County Road 39 near Belle Center Thursday night around 10:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Mason Plikerd, 16, of...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team beat Bellefontaine in three games Monday night to stay undefeated. Olivia Ames had 6 aces, 10 serve receptions, and 13 digs. Jamie Peterson recorded 18 ...read more
A structure fire destroyed a vacant house and caused extensive damage to a neighbor's residence near Lakeview Sunday morning around 1:05. The Lakeview Fire Department along with mutual aid from India...read more
The Indian Lake Athletic Boosters took time to recognize the Overs family for their Laker Pride Friday night. It’s rare to attend an Indian Lake sporting event and not see the Overs family in t...read more
A drunk mother was arrested on multiple charges following a disturbance at her house Friday morning around 3:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jill Ann Lugar, 40, of 6249 Township Ro...read more
Eight members of the Zanesfield Petanque Club were in two different states on Sunday participating in two tournaments. Herinirina Ratianarivo and Falihery Raharinaivo finished second in the La Boule ...read more
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Father Patrick Sheridan celebrated his final masses at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church on Sunday morning. St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 328 East Patterson Avenue, held mass at 9 a.m. and 1...read more
Jacob Smith competed in The Great Buckeye Challenge mini triathlon at Buck Creek State Park in Springfield on Sunday. Smith finished the 250 yard swim, 10 mile bike ride, and 2 mile run in 57:06.41, ...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan’s (R-Urbana) staff will be in Bellefontaine on Monday. Rep. Jordan’s District Director Cameron Warner will be available to meet with constituents from 9:30 to 11:30...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team split a home tri-match with Triad and North Union on Saturday.  In the first match, Benjamin Logan beat Triad in straight sets 25-15 and 25-18.  ...read more
Up to $10,000 in grant money is available to area organizations that provide services to Logan County youth through United Way’s Youth Allocations program. Applications are available by contact...read more
Area soccer teams were in action over the weekend. JV Boys West Liberty-Salem edged Urbana 3-2. Jacob Van Horn scored 2 goals and Logan Cole added a goal. Zane Woodruff recorded 6 saves in goal....read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced that consumers who have unused gift cards from the former RadioShack can file claims to seek refunds for remaining card balances. “Consumers...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange boys cross country team finished 5th out of 22 teams in the Division III race at the Bob Schul Invitational at Milton-Union High School Saturday. Here is the order o...read more
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has named Jim Sexstone as their December Board Member of the Month. Sexstone, born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, has been involved with YMCA camping since h...read more
The High Point Stars 10U boys soccer team tied Crew SC West Silver B10 in Worthington Friday night 3-3. Aiden Coons scored two goals and Jaxon Hoskins added a goal. Coons and Austen Gerlach each had...read more
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Route 33 about a mile east of the Logan/Union county line Friday afternoon around 5:05. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Pat...read more
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****Finals will be noted in bold letters**** ****To report a score call 592-1045 or 1-800-686-WPKO (9756)**** WPKO Game of the Week Triad (0-1)  0 Indian Lake (1-0)  41    WB...read more
Benjamin Logan recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Trent Myers Parents: Abe and Nichole Myers Address: Ridgeway School activities and awards: Football 9, 10, 11, 12, Baseball 9, 10, Tra...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade volleyball team rallied past Kenton 16-25, 25-12, 25-20 Thursday night. Caitlyn Hutchins had 8 points along with a kill and a dig. Jenna Smith recorded 9 points and a blo...read more
Another former Republican house member is running for the Ohio Senate. John Adams of Sidney has announced his candidacy for the 12th Senate District seat. He filed his petition with the Allen County...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team handled visiting Kenton Ridge 151-184 at Liberty Hills Thursday. Nicklaus Lyons earned medalist honors for the second straight match with a 36. Devin Fowler ...read more
Mike Mullins is stepping down as interim CEO of the Hilliker YMCA. He was named the interim leader last December. In the organization’s monthly newsletter, Mullins said our local Y will begin ...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys soccer team beat Wapakoneta 2-1 at AcuSport Stadium Thursday night. Aaron Wisner and John Lewis each scored a goal. Mark Moreno recorded an assist. The Chiefs improve...read more
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation recently held their annual state meeting in Columbus where three outstanding agriculturalists from the local area were recognized for their contributions to the industr...read more
It's time to dust off that favorite jersey that's been in the closet for a few months as our weekends now turn to football.  The high school season kicks off tonight and once again this year we w...read more
A driver suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash on County Road 26 near West Mansfield Thursday morning around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Starlight Snyder, 35, of...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team defeated visiting Kenton in three games Wednesday night: 25-20, 25-18, 25-20. Brooke Lewis had 4 kills and 8 digs. Sammi Miller, Rachel Kimmel, and Olivia Ams...read more
City officials have been dealing with a bed bug outbreak at the fire department. Bed bugs were discovered in a dorm room at the station on December 2nd. A heat treatment was used the following day t...read more
A local man has been indicted for the murder of 4-year-old Brett Jaynes of North Lewisburg. The Champaign County Grand Jury indicted Michael C.R. Stapleton, 25, of North Lewisburg, on nine felony cou...read more
Tonight exclusively online at PeakofOhio.com the Valley View Spartans come to West Liberty-Salem to play the Tigers.  Pregame starts at 6:45 with a 7:00 kickoff from Tigers Stadium.  Stu Mas...read more
A repeat drug dealer was arrested on felony charges in the city Thursday afternoon around 2:30. Detectives from the Logan County Joint Drug Task Force saw William Haynes, 27, of Chicago, walking near...read more
Another season of Chieftain football kicks off tonight on 1390 WBLL.  In week 1 the Chiefs travel to Wapak to take on the Redskins.  Listen to Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan by clicking on the ...read more
A city teen on furlough from the Logan County JDC led police on a brief foot pursuit Thursday afternoon around 4:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Austin Allen, 16, of 310 Water Av...read more
WPKO begins its 28th season of high school football with Triad visiting Indian Lake.  Pregame starts at 7:00 with a 7:30 kickoff from Lakers Stadium.  Join Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull by cl...read more
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Marie's Candies in West Liberty has come a long way since beginning in a farmhouse kitchen on State Route 507 with peppermint chews in 1956. The business continued to grow and moved to 311 Zanesfield...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team defeated Dayton Stebbins 152-187 Wednesday night at Liberty Hills. Nicklaus Lyons was medalist with a 36. Connor Adelsberger shot a 38, Nathan Langenfeld and...read more
Matt Huffman filed his petitions Thursday to run as a Republican for the 12th District Ohio Senate seat being vacated by Senate President Keith Faber at the end of 2016. “I am looking forward t...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity team defeated Benjamin Logan in four sets Tuesday: 25-13, 25-16, 23-25, 25-12. Jamie Peterson had 27 kills, 9 total blocks, 6 ace serves, and 9 digs. Kylie Gilroy had 3...read more
The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 17 people earlier this week, including a Bowling Green man on multiple rape charges. John Walker Jr., 62, of 1006 3rd Street, Apt. 616, was indicted on seven coun...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys soccer team defeated New Knoxville 4-1 in their home opener Tuesday night. Michael Mallory scored twice. Cody Beair and Mitch Schwieterman each recorded a goal. The Lak...read more
Indian Lake Elementary students are learning the value of a dollar by doing some Christmas shopping. The PTO Holiday Shop is open at ILES through Monday, December 14th. The annual event in the gym a...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls tennis team lost to Northwestern 5-0 Tuesday. Cambryia Elkins lost at first singles 6-0, 6-1 bringing her record to 4-2. Livi Robbins fell at second singles 6-0, 6-0....read more
The 2015-2016 Ohio FFA Association vice president spent Monday with the Benjamin Logan chapter. Mary Buehler presented on perception and how one person may see things a different way than their neigh...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys golf team beat visiting Triad 177-195 at Liberty Hills Tuesday. Dillon Callicoat was medalist with a 37. Max Eggleston shot a 42, Tylar Jett and Tyler Gardner eac...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) co-chaired a joint subcommittee hearing Thursday titled “Terrorism and the Visa Waiver Program” with Chairman Ron DeSantis (R-Florida) and his Subcommittee ...read more
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The Early Bird Invitational was held Tuesday evening at Benjamin Logan High School in perfect running weather. Bellefontaine runners won the middle school girls, high school girls, and high school bo...read more
A structure fire damaged a garage in rural Union County near West Mansfield Thursday morning around 11:50. Firefighters from Bokescreek along with mutual aid from Perry Township, Liberty Township, an...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity volleyball team outlasted visiting Kenton in five games Monday night. The scores were 25-19, 25-19, 20-25, 24-26, and 15-10. Monica Martz had 15 kills, 9 digs, and was 23-f...read more
A total of eight Honda and Acura models have received the highest possible safety rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) under its more challenging crash pro...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team beat Urbana 3-1 Monday night. Gabby Hollar, Lily Yoder, and Peyton Kerns each scored a goal. Ashley Rabenstein and Annika Wolfe delivered assists. P...read more
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle accident near Belle Center Wednesday afternoon around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jason Austin, 40, of 141 South Stewart Stre...read more
Waynesfield Raceway conducted a series of racing over the weekend. Results: Buckeye Machine Non Wing Sprints (23 Cars, 25 laps) 1. Luke Hall 2. Dallas Hewitt 3. Kyle Simon 4. Mike Miller 5. Mik...read more
The Logan County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman who died from a suspected drug overdose Wednesday morning around 2:20. Leeanna Haas, 38, of 8988 King Road, Lakeview, died at her residence....read more
Bellefontaine beat Springfield Shawnee at Reid Park Golf Course in Springfield Monday. The match ended in a 176-176 tie. The Chieftains won on the fifth man tiebreaker.  The Chieftains were led...read more
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The Logan County Fair Board met Wednesday evening. Some changes came to the board. Christie Barns took over as board president and Jay Ackley is the vice president. Eight members were sworn in after...read more
Two area boys golf teams competed in the Tecumseh Arrow Invitational at Windy Knoll Golf Club on Saturday. Bellefontaine tied for 7th out of 20 schools. Devin Fowler fired a 78, Nathan Langenfeld sh...read more
Indian Lake Builders Club members hope to make Christmas merrier for some of their fellow students. The club "adopted" seven ILMS families for the holidays and did not know the names of who they were...read more
Jacob Smith, 14, of Rushsylvania, won the Speedy Feet Kids Triathlon in Springfield on Saturday. Smith was one of 120 youth who participated at the NT Splash Zone & Eagle City Soccer Complex. Sm...read more
Bellefontaine High School sent 6 teams to the Ohio Model United Nations this week at the Hyatt Regency Convention Center in Columbus. One-hundred-one teams attended with a total of over 750 high scho...read more
The Shady Bowl Speedway hosted four divisions of races on Saturday. Here are the results the feature races of each division: Street Stocks (Feature race - Purtee Family Classic - 40 laps) 1st - Rod...read more
A Columbus man was arrested after he allegedly threatened a local man with a handgun in West Liberty Tuesday afternoon around 12:50. The West Liberty Police Department reports that Zack Smith, 20, th...read more
Local soccer teams were busy on Saturday as the 2015 season is being welcomed in. High School The Benjamin Logan Raiders defeated Fairlawn in the consolation game of the Quest Cup Saturday night 1-0...read more
Former Bellefontaine Municipal Court Judge John Ross passed away Wednesday morning from an apparent heart attack. BMRT Squad responded to his residence near Indian Lake around 7:20. Ross, 68, was pr...read more
Area volleyball teams took to the courts on Saturday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated Riverside in three sets: 25-19, 25-19, 25-17. Jamie Peterson had 5 service aces, 24 kill...read more
A city man was arrested on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop behind 312 North Madriver Street Tuesday afternoon around 2:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Dewayne Brow...read more
A Logan County native recently rode his way onto the podium during a Special Olympics event. Matt Wildermuth of Bellefontaine earned a bronze medal at the Special Olympics Ohio State Equestrian Compe...read more
A local woman died from a suspected drug overdose at a home in Kings Landing Wednesday morning around 2:20. Deputies from the Logan County Sheriff's Office and Indian Lake EMS responded to an unrespo...read more
Benjamin Logan hosted the opening round of the Quest Cup kick-off tournament Friday night. Kenton defeated Fairlawn 3-0. West Liberty-Salem blanked Benjamin Logan 4-0 in the nightcap. Benjamin Loga...read more
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a T-Bone crash on State Route 117 near State Route 366 Tuesday afternoon around 2:10. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Marjorie Phillip...read more
The Urbana University Department of Athletics is proud to announce that 43 Blue Knight student-athletes received an NCAA D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award last season. To be eligible for this prestig...read more
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Bellefontaine city council members heard city resident Sue Vicario’s objection to the city’s long-term exploration of removing the light at Colton and Main at their final meeting of the ye...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys’ golf team won its first CBC match against Tipp City at Cassel Hills in Vandalia Thursday. The Chiefs won 168-178. Connor Adelsberger shot a 40, Nathan Langenfel...read more
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Urbana Police will provide gifts to around 200 needy children in the city, 12 and under, through the "Giving Christmas Tree" this year. Sergeant Josh Jacobs talked to us about it. He said it was an i...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls’ tennis team lost 4-1 against London Thursday. Cambryia Elkins won at first singles 7-5, 7-6 with an 8-6 tiebreaker. Livi Robbins lost 6-0, 6-0. Khloie Slagle ...read more
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Tuesday night’s Bellefontaine City Council meeting was the final time that Howard Traul will serve the city as its law director. Traul has been coming to chambers every other Tuesday for the la...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls tennis team beat visiting Springfield Catholic 4-1 Wednesday night for their first win of the season. Cambryia Elkins won a close match at first singles. She won in a ...read more
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The Second Harvest Food Bank is helping to provide over 800,000 pounds of food to families in need across the area. The organization began in 1981 and is one of 13 food banks in Ohio. The organizatio...read more
Area golf teams hit the links Tuesday. Benjamin Logan opened up league play against Urbana at Liberty Hills. The Raiders won 165 to 192. Grant Ricketts carded a 34, Mitchell Fink tallied a 40, Jare...read more
The combined student dulcimer groups of Riverside Schools and Home Strings will perform traditional holiday music at the Ohio Statehouse from noon to 1 pm Wednesday. There will be 29 students from gr...read more
The Bellefontaine girls’ tennis team lost to Springfield Shawnee Tuesday. Cambryia Elkins won at first singles 7-5 and 6-3. She improves to 2-1. Livi Robbins fell in straight sets 6-3 and 6-4....read more
Four defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Nicholas Beair, 28, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 3 years...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys golf team lost to host Springfield Catholic 165-192 at Reid Park Monday afternoon. Dillon Callicoat and Max Eggleston each shot a 40. Tyler Gardner and Michael Fr...read more
A suspicious person complaint led to an arrest in Holiday Shores near Indian Lake Monday afternoon around 5:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dallas Red, 25, of 11254 Leoline Drive, ...read more
A few youth soccer teams opened their season on Saturday. U8 finals: Calvary Christian #2 ran past Indian Lake #2 6-0. Preston Carnes had a hat trick, Josh Carnes scored twice, and Nehemiah Dillon ...read more
A man was killed in a house fire in Sidney Monday morning around 7:30. The Sidney Fire Department responded to the 1300 block of South Main Street. Authorities found the body in the garage during a ...read more
Heidelberg University enjoyed the finest season this year in womens softball history, going 34-10 overall, setting a record for wins in a season, winning the Ohio Athletic Conference regular season (1...read more
Hunters checked 73,399 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2015 deer-gun hunting season, November 30th-December 6th, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). This represents a s...read more
Here are the Shady Bowl Speedway Results from Saturday: Late Models:  1. Josh Smith 2. Shawn Stroble 3. Greg Stapleton 4. Mike Ward 5. Russ Bobb Tuners: 1. Terry Eaton 2. Austin Eaton 3...read more
A suspected heroin overdose victim was revived at his parents' home in DeGraff Monday night around 7:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kirby Stahler, 34, was unresponsive at 1035 Mil...read more
Benjamin Logan and Lima Central Catholic played Saturday in boys' golf action at Hawthorne Hills. It was LCC over the Raiders 321 to 353.   The Raiders Grant Ricketts took medalist honors with ...read more
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Russells Point Council discussed at great length a Clean Ohio Project Monday evening. The project was originally proposed to the village by Ron E. Becker of Wapakoneta about a month ago. A special me...read more
The BOSS Summer Run was held Saturday morning at West Liberty’s Lions Park. (Pictured left: former Tiger stars Alex Steiner and Aaron Scott) The event is a fundraiser for the West Liberty-Sale...read more
The West Liberty- Salem FFA Chapter welcomed the 2015-16 State FFA President to their annual lock-in recently. Matthew Klopfenstein spoke about his involvement in FFA, as well as played games, cards,...read more
The Zanesfield Petanque Club hosted two Federation of Petanque USA tournaments last weekend. 40 FPUSA members came from 10 different states. Members came from Maryland, Virginia, Texas, Iowa, Kansas,...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently warned that his office has seen an increase in reports of the IRS imposter scam, in which con artists tell consumers they are in trouble with the IRS. Betwe...read more
The Benjamin Logan Girls Invitational was Thursday at Cherokee Hills Golf Course. Raiders standout Morgan Fultz was medalist with a 78. Kenton Ridge won the nine-team tournament with a 371. Springfi...read more
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash in the 700 block of East Sandusky Avenue Sunday afternoon around 5:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Danielle Carpen...read more
The Ryan Reynolds Golf Invitational was held at Liberty Hills Thursday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys won with a school record 305 score, Kenton was 2nd with a 328, and Benjamin Logan placed 5th wit...read more
A local man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend in Lakeview last week. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joseph Haas, 57, at large, attacked Danielle Smith, 44, o...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls tennis team dropped its season opener to visiting St. Marys 5-0 Tuesday night. Cambryia Elkins played a very competitive match at first singles, but lost 1-6, 1-6. At...read more
Four teens were injured in an alcohol-related rollover crash on County Road 5 north of Benjamin Logan Sunday morning around 2:20. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol, Rushcreek Fire and E...read more
Mechanicsburg won the Champaign County boys golf tournament Tuesday at Urbana Country Club. The Indians shot a 384. Triad fired a 389, Graham recorded a 398, West Liberty-Salem tallied a 400, and Ur...read more
A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on Township Road 30 east of Township Road 205 (near DeGraff) Saturday night around 10:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Brandon ...read more
The Russ Hogue Invitational was held at Cherokee Hills Tuesday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys finished in 3rd with a 321, Benjamin Logan was fifth with a 354. Lima Central Catholic won with a 308 ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys golf team finished third out of ten teams in their own invitational in rainy conditions at Liberty Hills Golf Club on Monday. Senior Grant Ricketts continued his fine ...read more
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The Indian Lake Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful 2015 and presented three special awards at their annual dinner Saturday night. About 100 community leaders gathered at the Indian Lake...read more
Shady Bowl conducted a series of races Saturday night, including the Earl & Peggy Isaacs Classic. Results: Modifieds (Earl & Peggy Isaacs Classic) 1. Mike Carroll 2. Brad Williams 3. Brad...read more
Governor Kasich has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Monday, December 7th, in honor of those who lost their lives serving our coun...read more
Huntsville #2 recently won the county late summer coach pitch tournament. The team recorded three wins on their way to the title. A total of 12 teams participated in the tournament. (Pictured ...read more
Founded in 1920 by Glenn Hill and Fred Hamilton with an intense desire to provide Logan County residents and businesses a better insurance experience, Hill & Hamilton Insurance began its storied t...read more
In girls tennis the Bellefontaine Lady Chiefs lost their opening scrimmage 5-0 to Celina at the BHS tennis courts. Coach Jordan Reser said the team is comprised of all freshmen. Playing singles this...read more
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Local residents crowded into downtown Bellefontaine Friday evening to welcome the arrival of Santa Claus in the annual parade to kick off the Christmas season. Despite frosty temperatures, hundreds w...read more
Results Saturday from racing at Waynesfield Raceway Park.  The numbers within brackets indicate starting position. Buckeye Machine Non-Wing Sprints (19 Cars) 1.  Luke Hall [1] 2.  Ko...read more
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office has recovered stolen property from this week’s rash of vehicle break-ins across Lakeview. Deputies have recovered GPS units and other electronics. If yo...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys golf team opened their season with a win at the CBC pre season event held at Kityhawk Golf Course in Dayton. The Raiders as a team shot a 359, led by senior Grant Ricketts, wh...read more
The Bellefontaine Police Department arrested two city residents on warrants Friday. Officers arrested Ashley Shepherd, 30, of 221 North Elm Street, on a felony warrant for two counts of trafficking i...read more
Twenty-two members of "Gloria's" Tumbling and Trampoline Team participated in the Junior Olympics held in Virginia Beach, July 30-Aug. 2nd.  There were 12 different states with over 600 competito...read more
A teen driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Route 68 south of Township Road 199 Friday night around 6:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Taylor Coy, 17, of 1480 Township Road ...read more
Urbana’s first-year head football coach Tyler Haines (pictured below) represented the Blue Knights during the Mountain East Conference Football Media Day held at the Bridgeport Conference Center...read more
Aaron Wisner was awarded a full college scholarship and educational grant by Second Lieutenant Kyle Cook of the Army ROTC at Bellefontaine High School on Thursday. (Pictured, left to right: BHS Princ...read more
Waynesfield Raceway Park will conduct the second Meet the Drivers night of the season on Saturday August 8th. Drivers from all five weekly divisions will be on hand signing autographs and handing out...read more
The Indian Lake Middle School Students of the Month for November are 8th grader Trinity Romanowski, 7th grader Ella Wagner, 6th grader Trenton Fulkerson, and 5th grader Gavin Lones. (Pictured, left t...read more
On Saturday, August 8th, Shady Bowl Speedway will recognize a St. Paris couple their many years of service to the hillside oval. Earl and Peggy Isaacs have worked at the Bowl since 1973. Earl starte...read more
A drunk driver was arrested on County Road 39 near Belle Center Friday morning around 2:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Quay, 40, of 810 West Kohler Street, Kenton, was drivin...read more
Urbana head football coach Tyler Haines has appointed three new members to his coaching staff. Kevin Turco, assumes the role of assistant head coach and will oversee the offensive line. He brings 15 ...read more
This month and next, the Urbana Police Division will have large billboards placed along Route 68 between Urbana & Springfield, hoping that these catch the attention of people who may have informat...read more
The high school football state championships will remain in Ohio Stadium in Columbus for an additional year, through 2016, the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday jointly with the ...read more
As the U.S. Congress considers extending important tax provisions in their year-end push to get the nation’s business done before the holiday recess, local business owner Jason Duff told a U.S. ...read more
Benjamin Logan freshman Jacob Smith competed in the USAT Youth National Championship held at West Chester, Ohio on Sunday, August 2. 1,000 athletes from all over the United States competed. Smith wa...read more
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The Heartland of Bellefontaine 15th Annual Christmas Tree Auction generated $5,060 Thursday evening. Heartland Admissions Director Jenny Jones explained that the event's proceeds will go to the Frien...read more
A West Liberty-Salem alum received an honor from a colligate conference recently. Meghan Vogel received 2014-15 Academic All-Big East honors for cross country and track & field. Vogel was a reds...read more
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Indian Lake High School senior Noah Fought got a real life lesson in civics this last election day. Fought, along with a handful of seniors from other area high schools, attended a lunch Wednesday fo...read more
Here were the results at Waynesfield Raceway Park Saturday. Numbers within brackets indicate starting position. Buckeye Machine Non-Wing Sprints (22 Cars) 1.  Landon Simon [1] 2.  Mike D...read more
Two teens have been charged for a series of car thefts in Lakeview. The Logan County Sheriff's Office arrested Mason Diener, 18, of 854 Township Road 31 South, Bellefontaine, and Brandon Davis, 17, o...read more
Amy Stamon and Chris Dilbone capture the women’s and men’ s titles respectively at the 11th annual Rushsylvania Rockets 5K on Saturday, August 2nd. Stamon’s time was 23:35. Dilbone...read more
A local driver was cited on multiple charges following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 10 between County Road 55 and Tree Links Wednesday morning around 8:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office rep...read more
Kettering’s Mike Carroll won the Lee Raymond Memorial Saturday night at Shady Bowl Speedway. He led all 67 laps to beat a full field of 26. He won $2,000. Greg Stapleton was second, with Brad ...read more
Quincy Village Council met Tuesday night. Village leaders announced a Christmas gathering will be held Saturday, December 5th from 5-9 p.m. at the Quincy Community Building. Crafts for children, a ...read more
The Church Softball League wrapped up Saturday with Bellefontaine First Church of God (above)winning the championship 4-1 over Calvary Baptist Church at Gretna Fellowship Field. First Church finish...read more
Brittany Pilkington's attorneys last week filed motions to eliminate the possibility of a death sentence in her trial, to have her trial moved, and a request for a new prosecutor in the case.  F...read more
Urbana University senior linebacker D’Gary Wallace (Dayton, Ohio) has been selected first team Preseason All-American by USA College Football for the upcoming season. The 26th annual preseason t...read more
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Bellefontaine City Council met Wednesday evening. An ordinance was adopted regarding the Regional Income Tax Agency (R.I.T.A.). The agency will start handling the city's municipal income taxes at the...read more
A Benjamin Logan 7th-grader traveled to Virginia Beach to participate in the USA Volleyball Junior Beach National Championship over the weekend. Molly Vance of Rushsylvania represented the Elite Voll...read more
After 15 years of hard work along the highway, Junior Baker is looking forward to retirement. The Logan County Board of DD’s Job Club recently held a reception to honor Baker, complete with a c...read more
Urbana men’s basketball head coach Rob Summers recently added Michael Hunter to his 2015-16 coaching staff as assistant coach. Hunter most recently coached at NAIA Goshen College (Indiana) wher...read more
Work on the Bickham Covered Bridge in Richland Township is taking longer than expected. The bridge located on County Road 38 between State Route 368 and County Road 98 has been closed since September...read more
The West Liberty Force Harner 10U softball team wrapped up their season with a championship in Beavercreek over the weekend. Harner’s team went 5-0 during the tournament while outscoring their ...read more
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Logan County health district board members heard on Wednesday afternoon the latest steps taken to deal with the Election Day levy defeat. The steps included increasing employee health insurance rates...read more
Shady Bowl Speedway conducted a round of racing Saturday. Results: Late Models - Denny Shatto Memorial (110 laps) 1. Josh Smith 2. Greg Stapleton 3. John Stroble 4. Buck Purtee 5. Brad Coons M...read more
A teen driver was cited following a T-Bone injury crash in Quincy Tuesday afternoon around 5:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Aaron Pike, 18, of 114 South Street, Quincy, was drivin...read more
Shannon Hodge and Jack Vijit represented the Zanesfield Petanque Club at the Federation of Petanque USA National Men's & Women's singles & mixed triples held in Brooklyn, New York July 25...read more
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We're celebrating our 28th anniversary today. V-Teck Communications started WPKO & WBLL on December 2nd, 1987. President Lou Vito acquired the two stations in July 1987. He believes the secret ...read more
The Indian Lake Lakers 12U travel baseball team finished second in the Midwest All-Star Championship Saturday and Sunday at Ratleff Park in Bellefontaine. The Lakers earned the #1 seed after defeatin...read more
Two defendants were sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor earlier this week. Kwinta Sparks, 38, of Dayton, was sentenced to three years community control and orde...read more
Here are the results from Waynesfield Raceway Park on Saturday.  It was the 7th Annual Jack Hewitt Classic. Numbers within brackets indicate starting position. Buckeye Machine Non-Wing Sprints...read more
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported November sales of 115,441 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 5.2 percent in a month with two fewer selling days and one less weekend vs. a record-set...read more
The USA womens' volleyball team won the gold medal at the Pan Am Games in Toronto defeating Brazil 3-0 in the final. It was the first gold medal at the Pan Am games for women’s volleyball since...read more
A local man has been charged for the death of 4-year-old Brett Jaynes of North Lewisburg. The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael C. R. Stapleton, 25, of North Lewisburg, Tuesday...read more
The Bellefontaine Chiefs 12u baseball team won the Gahanna All Star tournament over the weekend. In the first game, the Chiefs ran past the Pickerington Tigers 11-1. Pitchers Jarrid Baughman and Col...read more
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The Bellefontaine Joint Recreation District met Tuesday evening. A couple topics involving the Myeerah Nature Preserve were discussed. The board is looking to implement a program in time for Spring....read more
In the opening round of the State Acme tournament, Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions fell to Van Wert 3-1 Saturday afternoon in Coldwater. Easton Water scored its lone run in the sixth inning. Be...read more
Provisional numbers released Tuesday by the State Highway Patrol show fewer motorists were killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving Holiday than in recent years. Nine people were killed duri...read more
Former Lehman Cavalier, Wheeling Jesuit's Andrea Thobe has been named the Mountain East Conference 2014-15 Female Athlete of the Year. As a sophomore in 2014, Thobe helped lead Wheeling Jesuit's vo...read more
McDonald’s recently awarded grant money to a trio of Indian Lake teachers. Art teacher Rebecca Dotson and science teacher Jana Core at Indian Lake Middle School received a MAC, or Make Activiti...read more
Area lifters shined in the WABDL Great Lakes Regional Bench Press & Deadlift Championship on Saturday at the Grand Plaza Hotel in downtown Toledo. Members of the Elite Barbell Club who competed w...read more
A city drug dealer was sentenced by Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. DeAngelo Harper, 29, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison and a one...read more
Bellefontaine #1 Dairy Queen defeated Lakeview Stanley’s Asphalt Seal Coating 4-1 to win the Logan County Little League Tournament Wednesday night at Ratleff Park. Jarrid Baughman earned the wi...read more
A city man was served two felony drug warrants Monday afternoon at the Logan County Jail. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force charged Jason Crawford, 31, of 221 North Elm Street, with two counts o...read more
Lakeview Stanley's Asphalt Seal Coating beat DeGraff 4-2 in the Logan County Little League Tournament at Ratleff Park Tuesday night. Logan Evans was the winning pitcher. He went five innings and reco...read more
Riverside has a new treasurer. Lucas Ratliff was hired during a special board meeting Monday afternoon. The board approved a 2 1/2 year contract for Ratliff, who currently is an accountant at the De...read more
East Liberty/Middleburg Firehouse Pizza beat Zanesfield 5-3 in the first round of the Logan County Pony League Tournament Monday night. Pitchers Ben Whitten and Christian Hardman combined for ten str...read more
A city man was arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop near downtown Sunday afternoon around 3:15. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped Nehkya Lyburtus, 38, of 433 North Elm Stre...read more
Bellefontaine High School 2012 graduate Taylor Cayot was named on Monday as one of twelve male finalists for the Mountain East Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award. Cayot has been a three-year...read more
The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 4-year-old boy in North Lewisburg. Deputies and Northeast Champaign County Fire and EMS responded to an unresponsive boy in...read more
Shady Bowl held a weekend of race. Results: Late Models 1. Josh Smith 2. John Stroble 3. Shawn Stroble 4. Jim Lewis Jr. 5. Mike Ward Modifieds 1. Brad Yelton 2. Mike Carroll 3. Chris Parker...read more
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The Monroe Township Trustees met Monday evening and discussed a pending culvert project. The project will take place on Township Road 30 between County Road 1 and Route 68. The township needs to repl...read more
The West Liberty Force 18u softball team has had some tournament success over the last few weeks. The Force captured 2nd place at the Heart of Ohio Summer Celebration in Marysville over the 4th of Ju...read more
The Indian Lake High School Youth Leadership group raised money for the Chippewa and Russells Point Outreach Centers just before Thanksgiving. The group raised more than $820 during their annual voll...read more
The Huntsville Coach Pitch All-Star Team won the 2015 Logan County All-Star Tournament over the weekend. The team consisted of (pictured from left to right): Front row - Kahne Ferguson, Aiden T...read more
An Indian Lake woman was arrested on multiple counts after she stole her son's prescription medication on Thanksgiving. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Tammy Clark, 47, of 8968 Park St...read more
Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions rallied past Indian Lake 9-6 Sunday afternoon at Blue Jacket Park to win the District Acme crown and advance to state. Easton Water was down 5-1 after two innings...read more
An area woman was arrested on multiple felonies after she stole prescription medication from her friend's family on Thanksgiving. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Farrah Foster, 35, of ...read more
The Waynesfield Raceway Park saw a busy day on the track on Saturday. Here are the results: Numbers within brackets indicate starting position. BOSS (43 Cars) 1. Dallas Hewitt [2] 2. Kyle Simon [...read more
A teen driver was cited following a two-vehicle injury accident on County Road 10 near Tree Links Saturday morning around 11:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Zachary Yoesting, 16, o...read more
The Logan County Little League Tournament hosted several games on Saturday. In the winner's bracket semifinals, Washington #2 defeated DeGraff 9-7. Reese Lensman was the winning pitcher and Lane Mef...read more
Authorities have identified the woman who lost her life in a three-vehicle, multiple-injury crash Friday night in Urbana. Tanya Morgan, 38, of Urbana, was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuri...read more
Two local teams used dominant pitching to advance in the District Acme Tournament at Blue Jacket Park Friday night. Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions blanked London 6-0. Tyler Jones fired a four-...read more
A section of County Road 12 in Rushcreek Township will be closed part of this week. The Logan County Highway Department says crews will be replacing a culvert on CR 12 between CR 26 and CR 20. The wo...read more
Bellefontaine #2 Lee's Roofing beat Washington #1 12-2 in the Logan County Little League Tournament at Ratleff Park Thursday night. Pitchers Markus Brugler, Jaeden Campbell, and Kane Adkins combined ...read more
Deer hunting is an extremely popular activity for sportsmen and women statewide and Ohio’s white-tailed deer continue to provide hunters across the state with excellent opportunities for success...read more
The Mid State Heat 12u baseball team traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and won the Beach Blast Tournament June 27th-July 3rd at the Ripken Experience Ballpark. The Heat competed against teams ...read more
An Ohio Hi-Point student has been elected Ohio’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) Vice President. Ethan Neth, a senior in the Ohio Hi-Point Business satellite program at Graham...read more
The Logan County Little League Tournament continued Tuesday night at Ratleff Park. Bellefontaine #1 Dairy Queen edged Bellefontaine #2 Lee's Roofing 11-10. Jacob Mitchel delivered the game-winning h...read more
Indian Lake School administrators are taking a look at the results of a recent parent survey that more than 220 parents responded to. The survey asked for opinions about the district's facilities, st...read more
Shady Bowl Speedway hosted a series of races over the Independence Day weekend. Results from Saturday: Compacts: 1. Nicholas Meade 2. Josh Foltz 3. Nicholas Philbeck 4. Chris Lucas 5. Zach Dool...read more
The Village of Russells Point is looking to fill two vacancies on its Board of Public Affairs before the new year. The terms begin on January 1st, 2016, and will run through December 31st, 2019. Tho...read more
Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions defeated Indian Lake 5-3 in the Acme sectional championship at Blue Jacket Park Monday night. Easton Water jumped out to a 4-0 lead after three innings. Turner S...read more
The Ohio Department of Commerce is offering seasonal tips for Ohioans ahead of the cold this winter. Seasonal Cable Hold For those leaving home for an extended period of time this winter, the Depart...read more
The 4th Annual Bob Reynolds Memorial took place on Saturday at the Waynesfield Raceway Park. Here are the results: Numbers within brackets indicate starting position. Sprint Invaders (35 cars) 1. J...read more
A city drug deal was busted Friday afternoon when officers overheard the transaction while they were trying to serve a warrant to the neighboring home. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports tha...read more
Riverside beat Indian Lake 9-3 in the Acme sectional tournament at Blue Jacket Park Thursday night. Landon Kelsey fired a complete game with four strikeouts. Hunter Kreglow led the offense with thr...read more
The Ohio Development Services Agency awarded two emergency shelters grants to make facility improvements. The grants are part of the Emergency Solutions Target of Opportunity Program. “We work ...read more
Riverside defeated Graham 6-4 in the opening round of the Acme sectional tournament at Blue Jacket Park Wednesday night. Trey Lane was the winning pitcher. He gave up one run and struck out four in ...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging consumers to remember their rights and watch for potential scams while shopping this holiday season.  “Understanding your rights as a consu...read more
Jack Vijit of the Zanesfield Petanque Club won two titles at the Federation of Petanque USA National Doubles events in Portland, Oregon June 13-14. On June 13th, Vijit partnered with Narin Garrett of...read more
The Benjamin Logan FFA has recently been busy putting a mini-grant from the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association to use. The grant was utilized for presentations to the Benjamin Logan sixth grade ...read more
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The Logan County Summer Baseball Camp kicked off on Wednesday with sunshine and many participants. Art Caudill, Bellefontaine High School head baseball coach, is in charge of the 35 campers as they l...read more
Two teens were charged after they were caught smoking marijuana on top of a city business Wednesday night around 8:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Carson Thomas, 14, of 165 Miami...read more
The Ohio Tribe 10u baseball team finished in first place in the Midwest Ohio Baseball League with a record of 20-1.   The team received their medals Monday night at the Dayton Dragons baseball g...read more
Three people were injured in a rollover crash on County Road 142 north of County Road 2 (near East Liberty) Thanksgiving morning around 1:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Roberta Sl...read more
Benjamin Logan freshman Jacob Smith continued his impressive run in triathlon events by winning the HFP Racing Mohican Endurance Festival held outside of Perrysville, Ohio on Sunday. His time of 45:0...read more
A local driver suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident near Bellefontaine Wednesday afternoon around 4:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Bryant Cavins, 25, of 700 Township ...read more
10 members of Gloria's Tumbling and Trampoline Team traveled to Grand Rapids, South Dakota to compete in the USTA National Competition June 16th-21st. There were teams from all across the United Stat...read more
Aubrey Grider, daughter of Jim and Julie Grider of Huntsville, has been selected to represent Indian Lake High School at this year’s Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Conference held on the Urbana U...read more
Two local students have been named Southwest District Athletic Board Scholar Athlete recipients. Recent West Liberty-Salem grads Abigail Rabenstein and Alex Steiner were honored at the SWDAB 22nd Ann...read more
A city woman was arrested on felony drug warrants Wednesday afternoon around 1:30. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force arrested Wendy Wendel, 37, of 117 East Williams Avenue, at her residence. Th...read more
Lakeview Brentlinger Auto Care is the 10U county softball champions. In the 1st tournament game, Lakeview defeated Huntsville #2 10-8. Haylee Edwards pitched 8 strikeouts. Porscha Davis had a double...read more
Bokescreek Township trustees at their regular meeting Tuesday voted to take away Fire Chief Don Detrick’s title and rank, removing him from office. Last month, Detrick pleaded guilty to defraud...read more
The DeGraff 14U softball team, sponsored by Comer Insurance, went undefeated in the tournament. They beat Lakeview H & H Tree Service 11-7 at Blue Jacket Park to win the championship on Monday ni...read more
West Liberty-Salem middle school students participated in Career Day on Tuesday.  Students spent the majority of their school day listening to, conversing with, and asking questions to 15 differ...read more
In Little League action Thursday, Bellefontaine #1 Dairy Queen defeated Washington #2 4-3. In the bottom of the 6th inning, Tristen Hazel walked, stole second, and Connor Rose drove him in for the wi...read more
A city man was arrested on a felony drug charge following a traffic stop in the 200 block of Walker Street Tuesday afternoon around 3:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped a pickup truck be...read more
The Zanesfield Lady Dirt Devilz 12U softball team, sponsored by Jeff Horney Insurance, won the Logan County Tournament in Kenton on Tuesday night, defeating Bellefontaine #1 10-3 for the championship....read more
Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon’s office has had several recent complaints from residents there on telephone scams.  Two of the most recent scammers claimed to be from the U.S. Treasury...read more
Bellefontaine JC Sports won the Logan County 8u softball tournament in Lewistown Wednesday night. JC Sports outlasted Belle Center Phenx Data 14-10 in extra innings. Coaches said both teams played o...read more
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The holiday season is here and State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers wants to remind us of some safety tips that can help during this time of the year. Many of us will be cooking for family and guests, and...read more
Huntsville #1 Fast Track Signs won the County Farm League Championship against Zanesfield #1 Wednesday night in Quincy. (Pictured, front row, left to right: Tyler Michael, Dawson Finfrock, Madden Lil...read more
There are literally hundreds of ways to cook a turkey and each year new recipes and techniques are created based on trendy regional ingredients and creative cooking methods. Some are good, some are ba...read more
Huntsville #1 Fast Track Signs defeated Ridgemont #1 9-5 Tuesday night to advance to the county championship game in Farm League action. Camdon Tuttle and Dawson Finfrock combined to strike out 11 ba...read more
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On Thanksgiving Day, the First United Methodist Church in Bellefontaine (at the corner of Main and Sandusky) will be hosting its 13th annual Thanksgiving Love Dinner. It's free and you’re welcom...read more
Huntsville 1 (Zimmerman Realty Agent Kyle Springs) completed a great season Monday night. The team was the Logan County preseason champions, had an undefeated regular season, and won the postseason c...read more
The Champaign County Board of Elections reports no changes following a mandatory recount in the St. Paris council race. The recount was done Tuesday. Tyler Adkins finished with 346 votes. Niven Jes...read more
Jacob Smith, who will be a freshman at Benjamin Logan High School, competed in the second race of the HFP Racing Fit Family series held on Saturday at Maumee Bay State Park, Oregon, Ohio.  Smith...read more
In anticipation of increased traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday, the State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers that properly wearing a safety belt is the single most effective thing you can do to...read more
In Acme baseball, Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions defeated Piqua 3-0 at Blue Jacket Park on Monday night. Turner Scott tossed a complete game three-hitter with four strikeouts and no walks. Col...read more
A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash southwest of Bellefontaine on County Road 43 Tuesday morning around 7:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Logan Stobbe, 17, of 383...read more
The Mid-State Heat 10U travel baseball team finished its season with a 2nd place finish in Battle Creek, Michigan over the weekend. The Heat competed in 9 weekend tournaments this season against team...read more
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash on State Route 47 just east of Port Jefferson Wednesday morning around three o'clock. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reports that Timo...read more
Waynesfield Raceway held a couple of races over the weekend. Results: UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions (35 Laps):  1. Sheldon Haudenschild 2. James McFadden 3. Tim Shaffer 4. Randy Hannag...read more
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Bellefontaine City Council heard good news Tuesday night regarding the cost of health care provided to its employees. The city is expecting to pay between 5 and 13 percent less for its insurance than ...read more
Huntsville #1 Fast Track Signs defeated Bellefontaine #4 National Salt 5-4 in the second round of the Logan County Farm League Tournament on Saturday. Lane Tucci, Madden Lillard, and Dawson Finfrock ...read more
The West Liberty Mad River Masons of Lodge #161 recently teamed up with the Logan County Braves to raise money for Special Olympics. The Masons held a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday in their downtown W...read more
Huntsville #2 Indian Meadows Chiropractic Center claimed 3rd place in the Logan County T-Ball Tournament over the weekend. Huntsville reached the semifinals of the tournament by defeating Ridgemont #...read more
RTC Industries employees and members of the Bellefontaine High School DECA recently shredded nearly two tons of personal documents during their “Shred Your Worries Away Before the Holidays&rdquo...read more
Two students from Razz-M-Tazz Studios were recognized at the Fred J. Miller Camp at Wright State University recently. Kierstin Diener and Katie Hartsel were awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award ...read more
Ohio’s young hunters checked 7,223 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season, held Saturday and Sunday, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “The weat...read more
West Liberty 1, Brecount Law Office, won the 2015 Logan County T-Ball Championship 17-16 in Lewistown on Saturday against Washington 2. West Liberty 1 defeated Ridgemont 2, West Liberty 4, Quincy, Hu...read more
A vehicle theft led to two felony arrests in the city Monday. Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to 464 Township Road 184, Bellefontaine, Monday morning around 7:35. Jay Mitchell...read more
The Bellefontaine Easton Water ACME baseball team defeated West Liberty-Salem 11-4 in a game heard on 1390 WBLL. WLS    010 200 1   4   3 3 Easton 010 370 x &...read more
Three Mansfield residents were arrested on felony charges following a series of break-ins in the Belle Center area Monday night around 11:45. Deputies from the Logan County Sheriff's Office were cont...read more
West Liberty #1 Brecount Law Office outscored Quincy 13-11 in the Logan County T-Ball Tournament Wednesday night in Lewistown. Aiden Hull and Sutton Wilcoxon each had two doubles. Garrett Hull, Dere...read more
Two defendants were sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Tina Butler, 46, of Lakeview, was sentenced to 30 days in the Logan County Jail, five ...read more
In Logan County Little League action Tuesday it was the DeGraff Commando Cows handing Bellefontaine DQ its 1st loss 6-4. DeGraff pushed 2 runs across in the top of the 6th inning to win. John Zumber...read more
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West Liberty Village Council reviewed an ordinance for first reading from the Board of Public Affairs Monday evening. The ordinance proposes a three-percent raise to the water and sewer bill. The inc...read more
In Acme baseball, Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions defeated Triad 2-0 at Blue Jacket Park Monday night. Javon Warner was the winning pitcher. Reliever Cole Braun worked the final inning to recor...read more
A teen driver was killed in a rollover crash north of Marysville Sunday night around 6:40. The Union County Sheriff's Office reports that Jazlyn Barnes, 18, of Marysville, was driving a 1995 Toyota A...read more
Despite the best efforts of the track crew and racers to keep the track dry, Mother Nature wasn't willing to keep the skies from opening on Shady Bowl. The racers were ready and had completed their h...read more
A city man was arrested on a felony charge after he assaulted his nephew Monday afternoon. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Bruce Mathews, 49, of 1082 Heritage Court, assaulted Kristo...read more
Benjamin Logan junior Coreen Crosby won the heptathlon at the Worthington Summer Classic Track and Field Meet over the weekend. The heptathlon features seven events over two days. On day one, the ath...read more
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The Bellefontaine Board of Education approved Monday night a memorandum of understanding with the Bellefontaine Education Association and the Ohio Association of Public School Employees that outlines ...read more
Sarah Carpenter from Quincy recently signed her letter of intent to continue her bowling career at Wright State University. Carpenter was the CBC Girls Bowler of the Year in 2015. Carpenter was a fo...read more
Two people were arrested following a large fight near Indian Lake Friday night around eight o'clock. The Washington Township Police Department responded to 8890 Township Road 239, Lot 32, Lakeview. ...read more
The Bellefontaine Chieftains 12u baseball team won the rain-shortened St. Marys Summer Classic on Saturday. The Chiefs defeated St. Marys 7-3. Pitchers Tristen Hazel, Cole Comstock, and Jarrid Baugh...read more
A suspected drug overdose victim was treated at his house Sunday night around 7:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Brian Scherer, 43, of 450 County Road 57 East, Bellefontaine, was un...read more
The Logan County T-Ball Tournament opened Sunday in Lewistown. West Liberty #1 Brecount Law Office ran past Ridgemont #2 16-5. Aiden Hull and Julius Butler each tripled. Corbin Clapsaddle and K...read more
A 9-year-old boy shot his first buck Sunday afternoon, which was the final day of youth hunting weekend. Landen Wisener of Russells Point shot an 8-point buck. He was hunting near Bellefontaine with...read more
The following are the results from Saturday’s action at Waynesfield Raceway Park Non-Wing Sprints (22 cars) 1. Kody Swanson 2. Luke Hall 3. Cooper Clouse 4. Tom Rhodes 5. Dustin Ingle Spr...read more
Name: Kurt Crockett Parents: Darrell and Kris Crockett Address: Lewistown School activities and awards: Football, Football Booster Award, Wrestling, Track, National Honor Society, Key Club, and Hon...read more
In 8u softball, Belle Center Phenx Data outscored Washington 17-6 Friday night. Each Belle Center player had a hit. The team tallied 25 hits. Coaches said the entire team played excellent defense....read more
A suspicious structure fire destroyed an abandoned factory in Urbana Sunday morning around 12:05. The Urbana Fire Department along with mutual aid from St. Paris responded to the former Johnson Welde...read more
In Little League, Bellefontaine #1 Dairy Queen beat Huntsville #1 Hurley Farms 10-3 Thursday night. Connor Rose went the distance with seven strikeouts. Jarrid Baughman crushed a home run. Tristen ...read more
Authorities were tipped off to a suspicious person just before an early Sunday morning fire in West Liberty took hold of the building where that individual was spotted. West Liberty Fire Chief Conrad...read more
In Acme baseball, Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions rolled past host Xenia 21-4 in five innings. Turner Scott was the winning pitcher with five strikeouts. Nick Kurtz was 3-for-3 with a double an...read more
The Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) want to remind Ohioans that assistance is available if you have been disconnected or are threatened with ...read more
In Acme baseball, Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions outlasted Vandalia-Butler 7-6 in eight innings at Blue Jacket Park Tuesday night. Turner Scott and Clay Wisner led off the bottom of the eighth ...read more
Quest Community Church has launched a second campus - this time near Indian Lake. Services for the church are held at the Indian Lake Middle School on Sundays at 5 p.m. “We’re hosting gr...read more
The Federation of Petanque USA Mid America Inter-Regional Juniors Select Doubles Petanque Tournament was hosted by Zanesfield Petanque Club at Hall-Fawcett Park Saturday. 12 teams part...read more
Members of the Benjamin Logan FFA Chapter recently had the chance to learn more about a potential college option as they traveled to The Ohio State University Columbus Campus. Students first visited ...read more
West Liberty-Salem junior Morgan Freyhof received Academic All-Ohio honors from the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches over the weekend. To earn the honor, athletes must have a 3.5 o...read more
With the arrival of the holiday season, three local schools are teaming up with the service organization Buckner International to ask local residents to collect new shoes for children in need this hol...read more
Jacob Smith, who will be a freshman at Benjamin Logan, took part in the first race of the HFP Racing Fit Family Fun triathlon series at Deer Creek State Park near Chillicothe on Saturday. Smith compl...read more
Ohio landowners could avoid soaring property tax increases thanks to efforts by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). This week both the House and Senate introduced bills that encompass Ohio Farm Bu...read more
The West Liberty Force 10u Harner travel softball team took second place at the Mad River Classic in West Liberty over the weekend. After getting a four seed during bracket play on Friday and Saturda...read more
A city woman was sentenced in Bellefontaine Municipal Court Friday for an accidental shooting that injured a man working in her neighborhood four months ago. Joanne Ritter, 78, of 1327 Omaha Road, pl...read more
Justin Durflinger of Bellefontaine won the pure stock feature at Shady Bowl Saturday night. The pure stocks are a new division at the oval. It’s a low budget rear wheel stock class. The class...read more
A county road in Pleasant Township will be closed for the next few weeks for a culvert replacement. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be replacing a culvert on County Road 23 betwee...read more
The Triad softball team fell just short of winning a state title Saturday night. The Cardinals lost to Shadyside 1-0 in eight innings in the Division IV final at Akron Firestone Stadium. The champio...read more
Sue Hunkler, 67, of DeGraff, was killed in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of State Routes 235 and 274 Friday afternoon around 4:40. The Washington Township Police Department reports that H...read more
Shady Bowl hosted four feature races Saturday night. Here are the winners: Modifieds 1. Brad Williams 2. Mike Carroll 3. Logan McPherson 4. Chad Fiessinger 5. Anthony Hietzman Street Stocks 1...read more
Officials in the Village of DeGraff and the Friends of DeGraff, a community based non-profit organization, will be conducting several public ribbon-cutting ceremonies on Saturday, November 21st for th...read more
Waynesfield Raceway Park hosted five feature races Saturday night. Here are the results: Block Insurance Tough Trucks (28 laps) 1. Chris Hicks 2. Mike Hicks 3. Mike Sawmiller 4. Gabe Twining 5....read more
The first-ever United Way of Logan County Radiothon was a huge success. United Way Executive Director Dave Bezusko joined Campaign Co-Chairs Chad and Nita Wilkinson on "Wilkinson in the Morning" Frid...read more
Four local athletes placed at the state track meet Saturday at Jesse Owens Stadium at Ohio State University. In Division III boys, West Liberty-Salem senior Kam Evans finished 3rd in the 300 hurdles ...read more
A passenger was arrested on a drug charge following a traffic stop on the city's west side Thursday morning around 11:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped a 2005 Honda Element in the 700 b...read more
In Logan County Coach Pitch action Friday, Huntsville #2 Woody's Diner defeated Zanesfield #3 20-10.  Griffin Schaub ripped a home run and a triple.  Gavin Spring, Kahne Ferguson, and Tyle...read more
Name: Heather Johnson Parents: Doug and Charity Johnson Address: Bellefontaine School activities and awards: National Honor Society, Spanish Club, various bands, solo & ensemble, Bowling, Most ...read more
Urbana Director of Athletics Larry Cox announced the hiring of Tyler Haines as head coach of the university’s football program. Haines, with seven years of coaching experience at the NCAA Divis...read more
A drunk mother was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic disturbance at 6249 Township Road 95, Huntsville, Friday morning around 1:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jill ...read more
In a Div. IV girls softball state semifinal Friday it was Triad 2 defending state champion Cuyahoga Heights 1. Pitcher Hannah Watkins went the distance for the victory. Triad will try and win their 2...read more
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The Bellefontaine High School Les Fons Show Choir will present their Cabaret Show entitled, “People Like Us” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the high school auditorium. Doors open at ...read more
Several local athletes are competing at the state track meet at Ohio State University this weekend. West Liberty-Salem senior Kam Evans ran in the 300 hurdles prelims on Friday morning. Evans won hi...read more
The Ridgemont School Board met on Thursday. There will be a dedication for the new building on Sunday, December 6th at 2 pm.  There will also be tours of the Ridgeway and Mt. Victory buildings fr...read more
In Little League, Zanesfield Steve Austin's Auto Group ran past Huntsville #2 22-3 Thursday night. Pitchers Carston McCain and Andrew Thatcher combined for the win. McCain had four hits with a doubl...read more
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The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities Board of Directors discussed the organization’s finances Thursday. The board approved the 2016 budget. The budget is roughly $500,000 less i...read more
In Farm League baseball, Huntsville #1 Fast Track Signs ran past Ridgeway #2 15-3 Wednesday night. Pitchers Camdon Tuttle, Lane Tucci, and Emery Wagner combined for nine strikeouts. Dawson Finfrock ...read more
Indian Lake High School students gave the gift of life this week. It was the annual ILHS Students Against Destructive Decisions Chapter Blood Drive through the Community Blood Center. SADD Advisor D...read more
The Easton Water Bellefontaine ACME baseball team defeated Cedarville 9-3 Tuesday at Blue Jacket Park. Cedarville 100 000 2    3 7 8 Easton       300 150...read more
A teen who ran away from school Wednesday afternoon was found in Bellefontaine Thursday morning around 8:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Seth Folk, 17, of 10887 Walnut Street, Lake...read more
Riverside senior Tanner Lane was named to the All-Ohio Div. IV 1st team in baseball. Lane (pictured center of podium) has also excelled in track this spring, winning the high jump title at the Div. I...read more
A driver was injured in a one-vehicle crash on Route 68 near Township Road 199 (south of Bellefontaine) Wednesday morning around 5:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Mailon Curtis, 45...read more
In Pony League, ELM (East Liberty/Middleburg) Firehouse Pizza ran past Washington #2 14-2 in four innings Tuesday night. Ben Whitten and Nick Makin teamed-up for a three-hitter with five strikeouts. ...read more
A city teen contacted authorities after his parents overdosed at their west side residence Wednesday night around 7:50. The Bellefontaine Police Department responded to 725 Euclid Street, Apt. B. Al...read more
In 10u softball, Lakeview #1 Brentlinger Auto Care blanked Huntsville #1 13-0. Ava Huffman and Haylee Edwards combined for a no-hitter. Madison Brentlinger had two hits with a triple and four RBIs. ...read more
A driver suffered life-threatening injuries in a three-vehicle crash on the Route 33 westbound exit ramp to Route 68 Wednesday afternoon around 2:50. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol r...read more
Shady Bowl Speedway held a series of races Saturday night. Late Models 1. John Stroble 2. Buck Purtee 3. Shawn Stroble 4. Jesse Gade 5. Mark Parker Modifieds 1. Mike Carroll 2. Brad Yelton 3...read more
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The Logan County Family & Children First Council has been working to keep children warm in the community over the winter months. The council has a committee called Project Child that hosts the To...read more
Two members of the Bellefontaine girls track team qualified for the state meet by finishing in the top four at the Division II regional at Dayton Welcome Stadium on Saturday. Senior Brenda Johnson fi...read more
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Ohio Hi-Point JVS Superintendent Dr. Rick Smith told board members at the monthly meeting Wednesday night that he hopes that the school’s Thursday night open house will result in an increase in ...read more
The Triad softball team is moving on to state semifinals following a win over Newton Local for the regional title on Saturday. The 10-8 victory at Tippecanoe Middle School for the Division IV title f...read more
Benjamin Logan High School recently announced its first grading period’s merit and honor roll recipients. Merit Roll (4.0 GPA): 12th Grade Kyra Batton Katelyn Campbell Morgan Fissel Colin ...read more
While the season isn’t over for some, Indian Lake High School celebrated its spring athletes during the Spring Sports Awards last week. All spring sports coaches and the Indian Lake Athletic Bo...read more
Bellefontaine Middle School held its annual spelling bee Wednesday. 40 students from grades 6-8 competed. 6th-grader Grant Lotts won the bee by spelling "ramifications". Two-time defending champion...read more
West Liberty #2 Mad River Knife & Supply scored a 6-2 win over West Liberty #1 LeVan's Body Shop on Saturday in Little League action. Landon Stewart and Will Motzko teamed up for a no-hitter. Ste...read more
A mother was arrested on a drug charge following a traffic stop in the 300 block of North Main Street Monday night around 6:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped Que'shawna Wilson, 22, of 2...read more
In Little League, Washington Township #2 blanked Bellefontaine #3 12-0 Friday night. Dustin Franks fired a no-hitter with seven strikeouts. Kyle Faulder belted a three-run homer. Franks recorded a ...read more
A city man was arrested following a neighborhood disturbance in the 100 block of West Brown Avenue Tuesday afternoon around 3:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that John Prather, 54, of...read more
Riverside senior Tanner Lane skipped graduation, then soared to a regional title in high jump Friday night at Troy. Lane cleared 6’4” to win the Division III regional. He placed 3rd in th...read more
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash on State Route 117 near Rude Street in Huntsville Tuesday night around 11:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Michael Bradley, 46...read more
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The Riverside Board of Education met Tuesday evening and approved the retirement for 4th grade teacher John Williams. Superintendent Scott Mann explained that Williams had over 30 years in education ...read more
At the Div. I regional track meet Thursday, Bellefontaine’s Ryan Dunn qualified and will compete in the finals of the 1600 run Friday night. The Bellefontaine girls competed at the Div. II regi...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) questioned Attorney General of the United States Loretta Lynch Tuesday about the U.S. Department of Justice’s muted response to the Internal Revenue Service&rsquo...read more
The Easton Water Bellefontaine Acme baseball team opened the season Thursday by shutting out Greenville 11-0 in 5 innings, pounding out 10 hits. Connor Burton and Tyler Jones each had 3 hits and 3 RB...read more
The boil advisory issued for several north side residents in Bellefontaine has been lifted. The boil alert was declared Sunday due to a water line break on Allison Road near Dushane Drive. The advis...read more
In Farm League, Huntsville #1 Fast Track Signs defeated Rushsylvania 17-5 Wednesday night. Lane Tucci, Colby Borgerding, and Emery Wagner combined to strike out ten batters for Huntsville. Lane Tucc...read more
The Logan County Board of Elections met Tuesday morning to certify the November 3rd election results. After counting 212 provisional ballots, there were no changes. The Russells Point 3 mill police ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team is sitting in 8th place after day one of the DIII Southwest Regional meet at Troy Wednesday. In the shot put finals, WL-S seniors Maddie Gantz placed...read more
A medical condition caused a driver to crash into a cemetery on State Route 47 near Township Road 33 (west of Bellefontaine) Tuesday morning around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office repo...read more
In Pony League, East Liberty/Middleburg defeated Zanesfield 9-5 Tuesday night. Pitchers Nick Makin, Noah Wilcoxon, and Christian Hardman combined for eight strikeouts. Tagar Beaty had two hits. For...read more
A teen driver was cited following a three-vehicle minor injury crash at the intersection of Route 68 and State Route 507 Tuesday morning around 7:10. The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office repor...read more
Four girls from the West Liberty-Salem Jr. High track team competed in the state meet on Sunday. (Pictured, left to right: Julia Ames, Hailey Duncan, Alex Burton, and Camrin Rice) The 4x100 team of...read more
A structure fire destroyed a large apartment complex in Kenton Tuesday morning around 5:30. The Kenton Fire Department along with mutual aid from Mt. Victory, Richland Township, and Forest responded ...read more
Shady Bowl Speedway hosted the Sceva-Dean Memorial over the weekend. Results: Dwarfs 1. Daniel Wirick 2. Brandon Bayse 3. Jason Hitchcock 4. Greg Sparks 5. Tristen Francis Modifieds 1. Joe Pe...read more
Four defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Zackariah Coleman, 27, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 30 d...read more
Several members of the Indian Lake track teams performed well at the Division II district meet at Graham Saturday and qualified for the regional meet. The girls 4x100 relay team of Krissa Bailey, Ema...read more
A local man who was indicted on a felony drug charge last week was arrested following a traffic stop on Route 33 near Township Road 95 (east of Russells Point) Monday night around 9:20. The Logan Cou...read more
In 10u softball, Lakeview Brentlinger Auto Care defeated Zanesfield 14-0 Monday night. Haylee Edwards fired a no-hitter. Madison Brentlinger was 3-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs. Lakeview is ...read more
Five people were killed in fires in October, bringing the yearly total to 102. This represents an 11% increase in fire fatalities from this time last year. Due to this increase, State Fire Marshal Lar...read more
The Benjamin Logan girls track team finished tied for 7th in a field of 16 teams with 30 points at the Division II district meet at Graham on Saturday. Versailles easily won the meet with 144 points....read more
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At the Indian Lake School Board meeting on Monday night, the board took time to honor the accomplishments of the history-making Lakers football team. Superintendent Pat O’Donnell (pictured left...read more
Indian Lake Baseball’s utility man Josh Smith will continue his sports career at Georgetown College in Kentucky. Smith signed on to the program during a ceremony Wednesday in the Indian Lake Hig...read more
Two local residents were arrested on warrants at Super 8, 1117 North Main Street, Saturday afternoon around 4:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department located Terrance Kipker, 31, at large, and Betty ...read more
The Ridgemont girls’ track and field team will be represented by two individuals at regional competition. Sidney Richardson and Meadow Cromer qualified for DIII regionals Saturday at Liberty Be...read more
A Lakeview man was arrested on multiple charges following a neighborhood dispute Friday afternoon around 3:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jason Martin, 44, of 11743 Williams Drive...read more
Urbana University recently appointed Tim Balice new head women’s volleyball coach. Balice comes to Urbana from the University of Dayton to take over a program on the rise. “I am very...read more
An Indian Lake man was arrested after he threatened his neighbor Sunday night around 9:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that James Kline, 53, of 11076 Newland Drive, Lakeview, was shouti...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team captured runner up honors at the West Milton DIII Southwest District Championships. The top four finishers qualified for the DIII Regional Meet to be ...read more
Indian Lake has released their honor roll for the first quarter. High School: Seniors 4.0- Joseph (Joey) Davidson, Connor Davis, Renae Deardurff, Kimberly Garrison, Justin Kindle, Tori Lones, Willia...read more
Waynesfield Raceway Park saw the running of their Memorial Classic on Saturday. Here are the results: Non Wing Sprints (31 Cars): 1. Luke Hall 2. Joss Moffatt 3. Kyle Simon 4. Logan Hupp 5. Tom ...read more
Area residents are encouraged to join BHS DECA, RTC Industries, and Quest Federal Credit Union next weekend for the third annual “Shred Your Worries Away Before the Holidays.” On Saturday...read more
The surging West Liberty-Salem softball team had their tournament run come to an end Saturday afternoon on WBLL. The Tigers, winners of five straight, fell to Middletown Madison 15-7 in a Division II...read more
COSI on Wheels rocketed into Indian Lake Elementary School Friday with a multi-faceted lesson on Astounding Astronomy. COSI presenter Jordan Rader led an assembly for the entire student body to start...read more
In Coach Pitch action, Huntsville #2 Woody's Diner defeated East Liberty 24-7.  Matthew Culp, Aiden Todd, Christopher Timms, and Avery Pequignot all hit home runs.  Griffin Schaub hit two ...read more
23 members of the Benjamin Logan FFA Chapter traveled to Louisville, Kentucky recently for the National FFA Convention. The students had a busy time at the convention where they listened to motivatio...read more
The Benjamin Logan girls track & field team did well in the opening night of the Division II district meet at Graham Thursday. The Lady Raiders are tied for 8th place in a field of 14 teams. Cor...read more
Benjamin Logan High School recently announced their November Seniors of the Month: Name: Taylor Pooler School: Benjamin Logan High School Parents: Kari Pooler Hometown: Belle Center School activi...read more
In a Logan County Little League game Thursday in a battle of unbeatens, Bellefontaine #1 Dairy Queen defeated Bellefontaine #2 Lee's Roofing 2-1. For Dairy Queen, Tristen Hazel and Connor Rose drove ...read more
The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 23 people earlier this week, including a city man for stealing guns and operating a mobile methamphetamine lab last month. Cory Gaukin, 31, of 500 Gunntown Road, ...read more
Tipp City edged top-ranked Benjamin Logan 1-0 in the Division II baseball sectional final at Tecumseh High School Thursday afternoon on WBLL. The Red Devils Aaron Hughes and Benjamin Logan standout Z...read more
The Ohio Investigative Unit seized gambling machines from two Indian Lake clubs Friday morning around eleven o’clock. Officers served search warrants at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, 140...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team took the early team standings lead at the DIII Southwest District in West Milton Tuesday evening. Top 5 team scores: 1st WLS 21, 2nd Russia 15, 3rd A...read more
A teen passenger suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident northwest of Bellefontaine on Township Road 218 near County Road 130 Friday night around 9:50. The Marysville Post of the State Hi...read more
A few high school baseball teams played sectional finals Wednesday night. Division III: Anna blanked Northeastern 5-0. Versailles shut out Tri-County North 3-0. Division IV: Lehman beat Triad 3-1...read more
Edison Community College hosted the tenth annual professional conference on technology for young women on Friday to encourage girls' increased involvement with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Ma...read more
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The Indian Lake varsity softball team saw its season come to an end Tuesday evening on 1390 WBLL. The Lady Lakers lost to top-ranked Greenville 10-0 in six innings in the Division II Sectional Champi...read more
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An event was held at the Caring Kitchen in Urbana on Friday afternoon to bring attention to the severe problem of homelessness in our world and Champaign County. Proclamations were shared by Urbana M...read more
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  Indian Lake senior softball veteran Jordan Risner will be taking the field for Muskingum University next year. Photo: (standing) Matthew Risner, Coach Chad Lones, Coach Skip Oliver (seated) S...read more
An unresponsive boy died at his house in Quincy Friday morning around 5:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dana Robinson, 9, of 106 New Street, passed away. Deputies and Quincy EMS r...read more
In Farm League baseball, Zanesfield Alexander Concrete beat Ridgeway #2 3-1. Winning pitcher Justin Coleman tossed four scoreless innings with 11 strikeouts. Coleman led the offense with two hits. ...read more
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You're invited to a play at Bellefontaine High School this weekend. The BHS Drama Club will be performing Lizzie Borden of Fall River tonight and tomorrow night. Some of the cast members appeared on...read more
Zanesfield Petanque Club member Shannon Hodge competed in 2 petanque events in Austin, Texas over the weekend. On Saturday, she played in the Federation of Petanque USA Central Region Women's Singles...read more
In today's world of email, smartphones, Facebook and everything else that is now it's easy to just drop someone a quick text or message, but it just doesn't haven't the same personal feeling as a hand...read more
The West Liberty Force 10U softball team won the Troy 2015 Swing into Spring Tournament Sunday. The Force defeated Miami Valley Xpress 12-9 in the championship game. The score was tied at 6 when Rhe...read more
Staff Lieutenant Daniel Springs was promoted to the rank of captain Thursday by Colonel Paul Pride, Patrol superintendent, during a ceremony at the Patrol’s Academy. Captain Springs will remain...read more
The Dance Fuzion Studio Team from Bellefontaine & Kenton earned several awards at the World Class Dance Competition at Capitol Center/Riffe Center in Columbus over the weekend. Solo Awards: Hann...read more
A city man has been arrested for using a disabled teen’s credit card at three downtown stores earlier this week. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Kris Mathews, 36, of 224 West B...read more
Washington #2 edged West Liberty #2 6-5 in Little League baseball Saturday. Pitcher Reese Lensman gave up one hit and struck out eleven in 4 1/3 innings. Kyle Faulder belted two home runs. Reid Not...read more
A drunk driver has been indicted for killing a motorcyclist near East Liberty last month. The Logan County Grand Jury indicted Edward Marland, 50, of 10016 Township Road 29, East Liberty, on one coun...read more
The Riverside Jr. High track team had several individual champs at the NWCC league meet Saturday. Ollie Jacobs finished 1st in the 100 and 3rd in the 400. Courtnie Smith was 1st in the 200 meter das...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Thursday that an Auglaize County woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on three charges of sexual battery. Lori Anderson, 51, who was an elementar...read more
Three local track teams won CBC titles at the league meet Friday night at Graham High School. The Bellefontaine boys team edged Tecumseh to capture the Kenton Trail division and overall crown. The C...read more
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2014 Bellefontaine High School graduate Derek Yoesting recently won a Soldier of the Year competition.  Yoesting, 19, an E4 Specialist in the Ohio National Guard and Wright State University stud...read more
In Logan County T-Ball action Friday, West Liberty #1, Brecount Law Office defeated Ridgemont #3 28-12 to stay undefeated at 5-0.  For WL #1, Sutton Wilcoxon hit 3 home runs, Aiden Hull had a gr...read more
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The Bellefontaine Police Department conducted its 4th annual awards banquet at the Bellefontaine First Church of God Thursday evening. Current and former members of the department along with their fa...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team won its fourth consecutive Ohio Heritage Conference title Thursday evening at Mechanicsburg. Team scores: 1st WL-S 173, 2nd Greeneview 114, 3rd ...read more
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has selected Nita Wilkinson as its Board Member of the Month. Nita is the Director of Advancement for Green Hills Community in West Liberty. Green Hills is compos...read more
The Indian Lake varsity softball team defeated rival Benjamin Logan 10-5 in a Division II sectional semifinal matchup Thursday night on WBLL. After a scoreless top of the first inning, the host Laker...read more
A medical condition caused a local driver to crash on Route 33 near County Road 10 Tuesday afternoon around 2:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that David Gettys, 71, of 10357 Seminole Sh...read more
Several youth baseball and softball teams played Wednesday night. Farm League: West Liberty #1 Wilcoxon Homes beat Washington 12-3. Pitchers Gavin Hoffman and Joey LaRoche each struck out six. Rig...read more
Three area teens were arrested following a theft at Oasis Drive Thru, 136 South Main Street, Lakeview, Tuesday afternoon around 4:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that BreAnna Copeland, ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity softball team defeated Dixie 7-3 in tournament action Wednesday night. Kylee Kite was the winning pitcher. Karlie Wilbur blast