2/9/2016 9:13:08 AM
A T-Bone crash slowed traffic downtown Monday afternoon around 3:25.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Casey Greener, 60, of 1308 Wright Street, Bellefontaine, was driving a 2004 Ford ...read more
2/8/2016 10:45:55 PM
In HS boys basketball Monday Indian Lake continued winning in Charleston, WV, defeating Liberty-Raleigh 54-45.
Beau Hefner led the Lakers with 23 while Collin Coburn added 9 points.
Indian Lak...read more
2/8/2016 5:00:41 PM
The back to-back CBC Football Defensive Player of the Year will be defending the field at Urbana University next fall.
Indian Lake senior Joey Davidson officially signed to play football for the Blue...read more
2/8/2016 2:27:58 PM
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
2/7/2016 7:46:02 AM
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
2/5/2016 10:32:06 PM
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
2/5/2016 12:05:19 AM
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
2/4/2016 11:30:12 PM
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
2/4/2016 11:19:50 PM
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
2/4/2016 10:02:20 AM
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
2/3/2016 9:01:53 PM
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
2/2/2016 10:32:13 PM
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
2/2/2016 9:35:10 PM
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
2/1/2016 10:54:06 PM
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
2/1/2016 9:02:37 PM
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
2/1/2016 8:49:18 PM
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
2/1/2016 7:37:06 PM
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
2/1/2016 10:24:00 AM
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
1/31/2016 8:06:44 AM
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
1/31/2016 7:58:54 AM
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
1/29/2016 11:17:12 PM
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
1/29/2016 9:36:49 PM
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
1/28/2016 9:38:30 PM
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
1/28/2016 12:20:48 PM
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
1/28/2016 10:53:29 AM
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
1/26/2016 10:12:28 PM
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
1/26/2016 10:11:33 PM
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
1/25/2016 11:09:21 PM
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
1/24/2016 9:14:43 AM
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
1/24/2016 8:59:34 AM
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.
1/22/2016 10:28:39 PM
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
1/21/2016 11:36:49 PM
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.
1/21/2016 10:55:16 PM
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
1/21/2016 11:50:21 AM
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.
1. Bobby Mugan
2. Mich...read more
1/20/2016 9:39:04 PM
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
1/20/2016 9:29:12 PM
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
1/20/2016 7:15:26 PM
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
1/19/2016 10:06:49 PM
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
1/19/2016 9:37:09 PM
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
1/19/2016 9:12:48 PM
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
1/19/2016 8:43:54 PM
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
1/19/2016 10:42:08 AM
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
1/19/2016 9:42:26 AM
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.
1/18/2016 10:29:44 PM
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
1/18/2016 12:18:44 PM
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
1/17/2016 12:26:53 PM
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
1/17/2016 5:20:01 AM
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
1/16/2016 12:34:09 AM
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
1/16/2016 12:21:35 AM
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
1/15/2016 11:45:06 PM
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
1/14/2016 9:20:16 PM
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.
Logan Wenger: 461 series
Mitchel Joh...read more
1/14/2016 9:17:38 PM
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
1/14/2016 12:00:09 PM
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.
1. Bobby Mugan
2. Fore...read more
1/13/2016 8:47:20 PM
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
1/13/2016 8:45:58 PM
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.
1/11/2016 10:08:11 PM
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
1/11/2016 7:09:35 PM
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
1/11/2016 7:01:19 AM
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
1/11/2016 6:54:05 AM
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.
1/10/2016 9:20:06 AM
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
1/10/2016 9:09:20 AM
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
1/8/2016 11:33:32 PM
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
1/8/2016 10:57:04 PM
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]
1/8/2016 10:14:37 AM
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
1/7/2016 11:05:22 PM
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
1/7/2016 10:48:38 PM
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
1/7/2016 8:17:54 PM
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
1/7/2016 6:24:03 PM
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
1/7/2016 10:38:41 AM
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
1/6/2016 9:32:51 AM
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
1/5/2016 8:59:43 PM
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
1/5/2016 1:01:16 PM
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
1/5/2016 12:49:12 PM
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
1/4/2016 10:22:50 AM
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
1/3/2016 6:05:08 AM
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
1/3/2016 5:38:14 AM
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
12/30/2015 10:29:54 PM
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
12/30/2015 2:01:15 PM
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
12/28/2015 10:46:35 PM
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
12/26/2015 11:07:04 AM
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
12/24/2015 11:46:47 AM
The Bellefontaine varsity girls basketball team edged visiting Piqua 43-42 Wednesday night for their second straight win.
Piqua 5&nbs...read more
12/22/2015 9:55:26 PM
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
12/22/2015 9:51:52 PM
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
12/22/2015 7:12:27 PM
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
12/22/2015 12:33:07 AM
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
12/20/2015 6:30:10 AM
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
12/20/2015 6:10:33 AM
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
12/19/2015 8:40:46 AM
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
12/17/2015 10:24:12 PM
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
12/17/2015 10:20:05 PM
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
12/16/2015 9:32:21 PM
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
12/15/2015 10:13:31 PM
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
12/15/2015 9:59:25 PM
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
12/15/2015 8:56:25 PM
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
12/15/2015 7:14:55 PM
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
6/9/2011 4:55:52 PM
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
6/9/2011 4:55:06 PM
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
5/8/2011 7:36:03 AM
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
4/27/2011 2:29:19 PM
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
12/15/2015 12:26:09 PM
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
2/9/2016 9:32:01 AM
Hunters checked 188,335 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2015-2106 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Last year, 175,745 deer were checked during the 2...read more
12/15/2015 5:57:21 PM
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
2/8/2016 5:05:34 PM
Mary Rutan Hospital has achieved a top eight state ranking for achieving one of the highest Value-Based Purchasing scores. This performance ranking places them in the top 7% of all qualifying hospital...read more
12/14/2015 9:51:16 AM
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
12/13/2015 8:57:42 AM
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
2/8/2016 8:52:42 AM
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
12/11/2015 10:19:18 PM
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.
2/7/2016 8:21:53 AM
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
12/11/2015 10:15:33 PM
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
12/11/2015 10:49:43 AM
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
12/10/2015 11:37:12 PM
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
12/10/2015 11:11:22 PM
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
2/7/2016 8:34:07 AM
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
12/9/2015 10:55:54 PM
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
2/6/2016 9:36:44 AM
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
12/9/2015 10:38:48 PM
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
2/6/2016 11:06:35 AM
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
12/9/2015 10:37:10 PM
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.
2/6/2016 10:43:37 AM
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
12/9/2015 1:51:05 PM
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
2/6/2016 9:49:00 AM
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
12/9/2015 12:48:11 PM
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
12/9/2015 12:36:47 PM
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
12/8/2015 1:44:36 PM
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
2/5/2016 8:27:25 AM
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
12/7/2015 10:02:56 PM
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
12/7/2015 10:46:23 AM
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
2/5/2016 10:03:50 AM
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
12/6/2015 11:08:42 AM
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
12/6/2015 9:19:46 AM
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
2/4/2016 12:13:48 PM
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
12/5/2015 1:20:01 PM
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
12/5/2015 1:02:26 PM
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
2/4/2016 9:13:26 AM
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
12/4/2015 12:03:18 AM
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
2/4/2016 8:20:25 AM
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
12/2/2015 11:36:46 PM
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
2/4/2016 8:28:30 AM
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
12/2/2015 11:29:18 PM
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
2/4/2016 7:42:42 AM
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
12/2/2015 11:02:07 PM
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.
2/3/2016 8:46:48 PM
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
12/2/2015 10:36:59 PM
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
12/2/2015 5:07:49 PM
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
12/1/2015 8:48:23 PM
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
12/1/2015 10:53:17 AM
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.
2/3/2016 7:41:50 AM
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
11/29/2015 9:07:01 AM
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
11/25/2015 7:50:16 PM
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
2/2/2016 5:18:43 PM
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
11/24/2015 8:57:52 PM
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
2/2/2016 9:51:53 AM
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
11/24/2015 8:46:04 PM
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
2/2/2016 8:47:56 AM
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.
11/23/2015 10:11:04 PM
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
2/1/2016 9:30:12 PM
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
11/23/2015 5:55:36 PM
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.
2/1/2016 5:17:21 PM
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
11/23/2015 5:49:47 PM
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
2/1/2016 9:49:32 AM
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
2/1/2016 8:45:18 AM
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
11/21/2015 10:35:05 AM
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
11/20/2015 10:54:19 PM
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
2/1/2016 9:33:39 AM
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
11/20/2015 6:51:21 PM
Games at 7:30 pm Friday, November 20th
1 Cleveland Benedictine (12-1) 30
2 Toledo Central Catholic (11-2) 31 2OTs
11/20/2015 2:13:47 PM
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
1/31/2016 8:23:10 AM
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
11/18/2015 9:15:00 PM
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
1/31/2016 8:36:45 AM
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
11/18/2015 7:58:23 PM
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
1/31/2016 8:29:40 AM
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
11/18/2015 6:58:08 PM
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
11/18/2015 10:44:49 AM
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
1/30/2016 10:25:54 AM
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
11/16/2015 10:31:58 PM
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
11/16/2015 10:19:22 PM
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
11/16/2015 10:09:03 PM
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
1/29/2016 11:59:36 PM
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
11/16/2015 5:51:04 PM
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
11/16/2015 5:20:48 PM
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
1/29/2016 8:47:36 AM
Indian Lake recently named its Seniors of the Month.
Name: Michelle Grider
Parents: Jim and Julie Grider
School activities and awards: Volleyball, Basketball, National Honor So...read more
11/16/2015 12:07:43 PM
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
1/29/2016 8:08:15 AM
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
11/15/2015 8:43:28 AM
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
11/15/2015 8:02:14 AM
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
1/28/2016 10:14:04 AM
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
11/13/2015 9:23:18 PM
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
11/13/2015 6:53:00 PM
Finals from the high school football playoff games Friday:
Games at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13
1 Minster (10-2) 21
4 Riverside (10-2)...read more
11/13/2015 8:34:29 AM
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
11/12/2015 9:54:41 AM
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
11/10/2015 10:08:33 PM
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
1/28/2016 8:27:48 AM
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
11/10/2015 2:08:03 PM
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
11/9/2015 10:58:13 PM
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
1/27/2016 8:05:41 AM
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
11/9/2015 10:47:38 PM
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
11/9/2015 7:52:17 PM
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
1/27/2016 8:43:28 AM
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
11/9/2015 7:45:22 PM
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
1/27/2016 8:25:49 AM
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.
11/9/2015 5:22:15 AM
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
1/26/2016 10:30:10 PM
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
11/8/2015 5:30:52 AM
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
11/8/2015 4:04:21 AM
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
11/7/2015 9:32:06 PM
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
11/7/2015 3:59:38 PM
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
1/26/2016 8:59:27 AM
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
11/7/2015 3:57:38 PM
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
1/26/2016 8:50:01 AM
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
11/6/2015 11:02:43 PM
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
1/25/2016 9:59:18 PM
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
11/6/2015 6:46:03 PM
5 Ada (6-5) 7
4 Riverside (10-1) 32 (First ever playoff win! Go Pirates!!)
1/25/2016 9:16:25 PM
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
11/6/2015 10:14:09 AM
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
1/25/2016 8:58:53 PM
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
11/6/2015 8:19:28 AM
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
1/25/2016 12:22:23 PM
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
11/5/2015 10:53:29 PM
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
1/25/2016 8:46:56 AM
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
11/5/2015 1:32:13 PM
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
11/4/2015 7:36:08 PM
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
11/2/2015 7:34:28 PM
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
11/2/2015 12:45:11 PM
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
11/1/2015 6:35:53 PM
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
11/1/2015 8:33:43 AM
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
1/24/2016 8:14:56 AM
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
10/30/2015 5:38:52 PM
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
1/24/2016 7:51:02 AM
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
10/30/2015 1:51:41 PM
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
1/23/2016 9:23:24 AM
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
10/29/2015 10:31:25 PM
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
1/23/2016 10:47:10 AM
Benjamin Logan recently named its Seniors of the Month.
Name: Amber Core
Parents: Tony and Heather Core
School activities and awards: National Honor Society, Sociedad Honorar...read more
10/29/2015 8:55:22 PM
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
10/27/2015 10:10:40 PM
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
10/27/2015 7:05:41 PM
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)
1/22/2016 4:58:11 PM
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
10/26/2015 9:24:02 PM
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
1/22/2016 10:41:45 AM
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
10/26/2015 7:53:41 PM
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
1/22/2016 8:35:08 AM
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
10/25/2015 2:33:31 PM
Several area volleyball teams played sectional final matches on Saturday.
Top-seeded Jackson Center swept Houston 25-9, 25-11, and 25-10.
Fairlawn upset Number 2 seed Southeastern 25-1...read more
1/21/2016 9:16:21 PM
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
10/25/2015 8:49:36 AM
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
1/21/2016 8:21:39 PM
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
10/25/2015 8:42:18 AM
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
1/21/2016 8:16:44 PM
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
10/23/2015 7:18:42 PM
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:
1/21/2016 9:12:41 AM
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
10/23/2015 5:49:03 PM
WPKO Game of the Week
Urbana (2-7) 9
Indian Lake (7-2) 49
Bellefontaine (3-6) 35
Springfield Shawnee (2-7) 14
1/21/2016 9:34:21 AM
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
10/23/2015 4:47:05 PM
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.
10/23/2015 1:13:03 PM
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
10/23/2015 1:15:05 PM
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
10/22/2015 10:54:53 PM
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
10/22/2015 10:53:15 PM
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
1/20/2016 9:06:21 AM
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
10/22/2015 10:30:16 PM
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
1/20/2016 8:42:58 AM
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
10/22/2015 7:51:33 PM
The Central Buckeye Conference recently gave out league awards in soccer.
Kenton Trail Division:
Player of the Year: Iman Salhieh 12 Kenton Ridge
Brooke Parker 11 ...read more
1/19/2016 10:52:44 PM
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
10/22/2015 1:38:59 PM
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.
1/19/2016 8:28:29 PM
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.
1/19/2016 10:50:27 PM
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
1/19/2016 10:51:15 PM
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
10/21/2015 8:55:07 PM
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)
1/19/2016 2:29:07 PM
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
10/21/2015 1:22:12 PM
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
1/19/2016 9:13:58 AM
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
1/19/2016 8:12:10 AM
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
10/21/2015 10:19:27 AM
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
10/20/2015 10:53:14 PM
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)
1/18/2016 10:28:27 PM
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
1/18/2016 5:46:24 PM
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
10/19/2015 11:09:48 PM
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
1/18/2016 9:50:50 AM
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
10/19/2015 10:52:11 PM
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
1/18/2016 9:26:27 AM
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
10/19/2015 12:19:30 PM
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
1/18/2016 9:00:06 AM
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
10/19/2015 10:16:14 AM
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
1/17/2016 3:44:31 AM
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
1/17/2016 12:12:39 PM
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
10/18/2015 11:56:34 AM
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
1/16/2016 10:55:38 AM
Bellefontaine High School has announced its January Seniors of the Month.
Name: Liz Martin
Parents: Teresa & Dave Martin
School activities and awards: Soccer, Basketball, Yea...read more
10/18/2015 11:03:29 AM
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
1/17/2016 11:47:13 AM
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
1/16/2016 11:06:38 AM
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
1/16/2016 9:26:11 AM
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
1/16/2016 8:43:31 AM
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
10/16/2015 9:04:47 AM
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
10/16/2015 4:30:12 PM
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.
10/16/2015 4:24:03 PM
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
1/14/2016 8:49:09 PM
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
1/14/2016 7:08:09 PM
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
1/14/2016 6:53:20 PM
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
10/15/2015 10:38:34 PM
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
1/14/2016 10:52:52 AM
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
1/14/2016 10:20:21 AM
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
10/15/2015 9:58:13 AM
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
1/14/2016 8:46:12 AM
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
10/14/2015 8:22:00 PM
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
1/14/2016 8:31:32 AM
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
10/14/2015 1:05:10 PM
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
1/13/2016 10:21:53 PM
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
10/14/2015 12:48:42 PM
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
1/13/2016 10:12:32 PM
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
10/13/2015 9:47:18 PM
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
1/13/2016 10:11:31 PM
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
10/13/2015 3:15:53 PM
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
1/13/2016 7:30:14 PM
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
1/13/2016 10:46:31 AM
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
10/12/2015 9:46:31 PM
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
10/13/2015 6:39:07 AM
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
1/12/2016 9:55:21 PM
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
1/12/2016 9:54:00 PM
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
10/11/2015 8:54:11 AM
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
1/12/2016 8:21:27 PM
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
10/11/2015 8:34:11 AM
Several area soccer teams took to the fields Saturday, with many seeing tournament action.
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated Newton 4-1.
Gabby Hollar, Lily Yoder...read more
1/12/2016 7:57:41 PM
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
10/9/2015 11:20:08 PM
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
1/12/2016 11:14:01 AM
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
1/12/2016 9:33:42 AM
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
10/9/2015 5:03:00 PM
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.
1/12/2016 9:22:03 AM
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
10/9/2015 5:00:46 PM
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
1/11/2016 8:43:04 PM
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
10/9/2015 8:46:58 AM
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
1/11/2016 8:24:35 PM
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
10/8/2015 11:15:08 PM
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
1/11/2016 7:28:38 PM
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
1/11/2016 6:54:37 PM
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
10/8/2015 10:49:05 PM
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
1/11/2016 11:58:51 AM
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
10/8/2015 10:38:24 PM
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
1/11/2016 10:51:16 AM
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
10/8/2015 10:33:08 PM
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.
1/11/2016 10:47:02 AM
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
1/11/2016 6:40:58 AM
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
1/11/2016 6:19:36 AM
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
1/10/2016 7:34:57 AM
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
10/7/2015 1:07:13 AM
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
1/10/2016 8:01:02 AM
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
1/10/2016 8:40:57 AM
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
10/7/2015 12:49:38 AM
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
1/10/2016 7:48:14 AM
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
10/6/2015 10:05:15 PM
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
1/10/2016 8:24:25 AM
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
10/6/2015 6:41:38 PM
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)
1/10/2016 8:20:36 AM
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
10/6/2015 2:16:51 PM
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
10/6/2015 10:52:59 AM
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
1/9/2016 9:41:55 AM
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
10/5/2015 5:34:33 PM
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
10/4/2015 9:02:46 AM
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
10/4/2015 8:48:08 AM
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
10/4/2015 8:31:29 AM
The following are soccer results from Saturday:
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls defeated Anna 4-0.
Madison Bender, Gabby Hollar, Lily Yoder, and Madison Oelker scored.
Annika Wolf...read more
1/8/2016 9:15:01 AM
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
10/3/2015 11:36:44 AM
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
10/3/2015 11:04:23 AM
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
1/7/2016 7:15:45 PM
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
10/2/2015 6:01:06 PM
WPKO Game of the Week
Mechanicsburg (6-0) 44
West Liberty-Salem (4-2) 0
Stebbins (5-1) 14
Bellefontaine (2-4) 17
1/7/2016 6:06:35 PM
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
10/2/2015 4:30:54 PM
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
1/7/2016 4:41:14 PM
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
1/7/2016 8:42:29 AM
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
10/2/2015 1:37:21 PM
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
1/6/2016 6:54:18 PM
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.
10/2/2015 1:30:46 PM
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
10/2/2015 12:52:37 PM
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
10/1/2015 11:04:28 PM
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.
10/1/2015 9:58:32 AM
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
9/30/2015 10:30:28 AM
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
1/5/2016 8:35:25 PM
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
9/29/2015 11:16:35 PM
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
1/5/2016 10:27:54 AM
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
9/29/2015 11:02:56 PM
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
1/5/2016 8:10:50 AM
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
9/29/2015 10:13:25 PM
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
9/29/2015 9:41:59 PM
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
9/29/2015 9:35:00 PM
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
9/29/2015 6:56:34 PM
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
1/4/2016 9:50:44 AM
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
9/29/2015 1:03:24 PM
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
1/4/2016 9:46:38 AM
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
1/4/2016 8:33:05 AM
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
9/28/2015 5:20:16 PM
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
1/2/2016 5:42:06 AM
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
1/2/2016 4:16:39 AM
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
9/27/2015 8:20:05 AM
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.
1/1/2016 8:35:31 AM
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
9/26/2015 10:12:00 AM
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
12/31/2015 12:50:55 PM
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
12/31/2015 10:41:45 AM
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
9/24/2015 11:05:23 PM
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
12/31/2015 8:38:50 AM
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
9/24/2015 9:29:50 PM
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
12/31/2015 7:48:21 AM
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
12/31/2015 6:13:58 AM
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
12/30/2015 8:39:52 PM
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
9/25/2015 4:23:19 PM
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.
12/30/2015 10:54:56 AM
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
9/25/2015 4:32:44 PM
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
12/30/2015 11:11:44 AM
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
9/24/2015 6:29:15 PM
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
12/30/2015 11:06:13 AM
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
9/24/2015 12:48:10 PM
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
12/30/2015 9:23:02 AM
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
9/23/2015 12:08:33 AM
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
9/22/2015 11:18:24 PM
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
12/29/2015 8:45:40 AM
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
9/22/2015 11:05:55 PM
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
12/29/2015 6:23:49 AM
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
9/22/2015 10:38:39 PM
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
9/22/2015 3:12:19 PM
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
12/28/2015 7:38:21 AM
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
9/21/2015 10:51:48 PM
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
9/21/2015 9:26:31 PM
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
12/28/2015 6:28:14 AM
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
9/20/2015 10:49:35 AM
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
9/18/2015 8:51:57 AM
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
12/27/2015 8:02:52 AM
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
9/17/2015 10:33:24 PM
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
12/26/2015 8:35:59 AM
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
9/17/2015 10:25:43 PM
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
9/17/2015 10:22:45 PM
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
12/26/2015 9:27:11 AM
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
12/24/2015 8:40:02 AM
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
12/23/2015 7:29:33 PM
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
9/16/2015 10:05:35 PM
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
9/16/2015 10:02:52 PM
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
9/16/2015 12:40:56 PM
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
9/15/2015 10:12:44 PM
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
12/23/2015 9:29:53 AM
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
12/21/2015 10:16:40 PM
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
9/15/2015 9:51:09 PM
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.
9/15/2015 8:09:58 PM
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
12/22/2015 10:31:32 AM
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
9/15/2015 1:50:54 PM
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
9/15/2015 10:48:40 AM
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
9/14/2015 11:43:05 PM
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
12/22/2015 8:57:57 AM
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
9/14/2015 9:20:20 PM
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
9/14/2015 7:39:36 PM
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
12/22/2015 10:07:08 AM
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
12/21/2015 10:07:56 PM
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
9/14/2015 12:42:37 PM
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
12/21/2015 11:48:37 PM
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
12/22/2015 12:03:43 AM
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
9/13/2015 9:17:19 AM
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
12/21/2015 9:40:49 PM
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
9/13/2015 9:08:08 AM
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
12/21/2015 9:23:11 AM
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
12/21/2015 9:32:39 AM
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
9/11/2015 6:03:15 PM
WPKO Game of the Week
Cedarville (1-2) 14
Riverside (3-0) 56
Bellefontaine (0-3) 0
Urbana (1-2) 6 F/2OT
12/21/2015 9:29:15 AM
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
9/11/2015 12:56:27 PM
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
9/11/2015 10:54:05 AM
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
9/11/2015 10:39:18 AM
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
12/20/2015 3:57:28 AM
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
9/11/2015 9:58:52 AM
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.
9/9/2015 10:34:30 PM
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
9/9/2015 12:40:45 PM
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
9/9/2015 10:48:05 AM
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
9/9/2015 9:50:59 AM
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
9/8/2015 10:47:27 PM
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
12/18/2015 5:29:20 PM
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
9/8/2015 10:28:12 PM
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
12/17/2015 10:43:01 PM
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
9/7/2015 10:50:27 AM
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
12/17/2015 10:17:47 PM
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
9/6/2015 9:33:35 AM
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.
12/17/2015 11:54:06 AM
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
9/6/2015 9:21:01 AM
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
12/17/2015 8:15:03 PM
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
12/17/2015 1:32:46 PM
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
12/17/2015 9:15:54 AM
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
9/4/2015 6:04:31 PM
WPKO Game of the Week
West Liberty-Salem (1-1) 40
Benjamin Logan (1-1) 31
Sidney (1-1) 35
Bellefontaine (0-2) 13
12/17/2015 9:13:45 AM
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
9/4/2015 9:54:52 AM
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
9/4/2015 9:33:44 AM
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
9/4/2015 8:36:37 AM
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
12/16/2015 8:24:43 PM
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
9/4/2015 4:36:10 PM
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.
12/16/2015 11:59:40 AM
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
12/16/2015 8:53:46 AM
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
12/16/2015 6:50:35 AM
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
9/3/2015 10:43:11 AM
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
12/15/2015 7:38:50 PM
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
9/1/2015 9:58:44 PM
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
12/15/2015 2:16:50 PM
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
9/1/2015 9:39:35 PM
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
12/15/2015 1:27:03 PM
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
9/1/2015 9:29:29 PM
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
12/15/2015 11:26:46 AM
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
9/1/2015 9:42:14 PM
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
12/15/2015 10:16:24 AM
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
12/15/2015 9:03:25 AM
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
12/15/2015 8:26:19 AM
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
8/31/2015 9:04:58 PM
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
12/14/2015 10:23:10 PM
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
8/31/2015 8:56:50 PM
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
8/31/2015 6:29:36 PM
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
12/14/2015 9:25:56 PM
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
8/31/2015 10:23:17 AM
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
8/30/2015 10:02:04 AM
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.
8/30/2015 9:31:07 AM
Area soccer teams were in action over the weekend.
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
8/30/2015 5:23:28 AM
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
12/14/2015 9:20:32 AM
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
12/14/2015 8:45:33 AM
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
8/28/2015 6:09:42 PM
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12/13/2015 11:54:35 AM
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
8/28/2015 10:16:26 AM
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
12/13/2015 8:20:08 AM
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
8/28/2015 9:49:22 AM
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
8/28/2015 8:36:58 AM
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
12/13/2015 7:49:58 AM
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
8/27/2015 1:07:43 PM
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
12/12/2015 12:22:31 PM
Benjamin Logan recently named its Seniors of the Month.
Name: Trent Myers
Parents: Abe and Nichole Myers
School activities and awards: Football 9, 10, 11, 12, Baseball 9, 10, Tra...read more
8/28/2015 1:50:10 PM
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
12/11/2015 10:27:42 PM
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
8/27/2015 10:31:35 AM
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
12/11/2015 10:41:01 AM
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
8/26/2015 1:32:30 PM
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
12/11/2015 5:06:43 PM
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
8/26/2015 1:06:32 PM
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
12/11/2015 9:02:12 AM
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
8/26/2015 12:54:14 PM
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
12/11/2015 10:26:39 AM
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
8/26/2015 8:58:56 AM
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
8/26/2015 12:14:04 AM
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
12/10/2015 8:38:17 PM
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
8/25/2015 10:13:43 AM
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
12/10/2015 12:58:14 PM
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
8/24/2015 9:46:42 PM
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
8/24/2015 10:18:58 AM
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
8/24/2015 8:36:07 AM
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.
12/10/2015 1:28:56 PM
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
8/22/2015 11:44:28 AM
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
8/22/2015 11:29:18 AM
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
8/20/2015 9:09:44 PM
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
8/20/2015 9:08:39 PM
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
12/9/2015 10:53:00 AM
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
12/9/2015 10:19:52 AM
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
8/19/2015 7:01:44 PM
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
12/9/2015 8:36:25 AM
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
8/19/2015 6:50:17 PM
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
12/8/2015 5:17:39 PM
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
12/8/2015 10:27:25 PM
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
12/8/2015 10:25:35 PM
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
12/8/2015 8:34:57 PM
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
8/16/2015 5:25:48 AM
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
12/8/2015 9:38:49 AM
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
8/14/2015 10:35:11 PM
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
12/8/2015 9:11:23 AM
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
8/14/2015 10:01:23 AM
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
8/13/2015 7:55:19 PM
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
12/8/2015 8:29:30 AM
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
8/12/2015 4:54:47 PM
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.
8/12/2015 12:44:33 PM
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
12/7/2015 11:38:51 PM
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
8/11/2015 9:46:19 PM
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
8/10/2015 9:24:37 PM
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
8/9/2015 9:12:26 AM
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
8/9/2015 9:01:42 AM
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 
2. Ko...read more
8/9/2015 5:18:50 AM
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
8/6/2015 4:06:32 PM
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
8/6/2015 2:48:52 PM
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
12/6/2015 8:56:39 AM
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
12/5/2015 12:12:21 PM
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
8/4/2015 11:19:49 AM
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
8/4/2015 10:58:48 AM
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
8/4/2015 5:48:53 AM
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
8/3/2015 12:27:07 PM
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.
12/3/2015 11:00:03 PM
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
8/2/2015 6:37:23 AM
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
8/1/2015 11:06:03 AM
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
12/3/2015 8:23:30 PM
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
7/27/2015 7:23:58 PM
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
12/3/2015 1:12:02 PM
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
7/27/2015 6:05:10 PM
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
12/3/2015 8:13:54 AM
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
7/27/2015 5:41:21 PM
Shady Bowl Speedway conducted a round of racing Saturday.
Late Models - Denny Shatto Memorial (110 laps)
1. Josh Smith
2. Greg Stapleton
3. John Stroble
4. Buck Purtee
5. Brad Coons
7/27/2015 9:50:53 AM
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
7/27/2015 8:41:25 AM
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
12/2/2015 7:58:14 PM
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
7/20/2015 5:48:42 PM
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
12/2/2015 6:57:51 PM
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
12/2/2015 10:33:28 AM
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
7/17/2015 7:56:03 PM
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
12/2/2015 9:01:45 AM
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
7/16/2015 12:39:15 PM
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
12/2/2015 8:53:33 AM
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
12/2/2015 8:03:51 AM
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
7/15/2015 2:29:48 PM
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
12/2/2015 5:47:27 AM
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
7/14/2015 10:52:55 AM
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
12/1/2015 8:42:00 PM
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
12/1/2015 5:32:21 PM
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
12/1/2015 9:50:36 AM
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
12/1/2015 9:34:34 AM
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
7/12/2015 8:45:55 AM
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. Kyle Simon [...read more
12/1/2015 8:17:20 AM
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
7/12/2015 8:34:06 AM
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
11/30/2015 9:19:04 PM
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
11/30/2015 5:29:32 PM
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
11/30/2015 10:28:31 AM
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
7/8/2015 10:49:14 AM
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
11/30/2015 9:15:23 AM
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
11/30/2015 8:36:06 AM
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
7/2/2015 9:04:58 PM
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
11/28/2015 9:46:16 AM
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
11/29/2015 8:37:04 AM
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
7/1/2015 9:50:55 PM
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
7/1/2015 1:04:42 PM
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
11/29/2015 8:23:27 AM
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.
11/28/2015 9:08:07 AM
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
6/29/2015 10:17:38 AM
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
11/28/2015 9:55:39 AM
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
6/27/2015 11:59:05 AM
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
11/28/2015 9:35:12 AM
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
6/26/2015 7:44:44 PM
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
11/27/2015 10:36:24 AM
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
11/27/2015 9:42:54 AM
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
11/27/2015 7:35:25 AM
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
6/25/2015 10:58:47 AM
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
11/26/2015 7:50:30 AM
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.
6/23/2015 10:31:11 PM
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
11/25/2015 8:09:26 PM
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
6/22/2015 10:26:16 PM
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.
11/25/2015 10:54:52 AM
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
6/23/2015 5:47:43 PM
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.
11/26/2015 8:52:09 AM
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
11/26/2015 5:46:07 AM
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
11/25/2015 8:44:27 AM
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
11/25/2015 11:21:48 AM
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
6/21/2015 7:46:30 AM
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
6/19/2015 12:13:06 AM
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
11/25/2015 8:16:28 AM
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
6/18/2015 9:30:27 AM
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
11/24/2015 9:00:08 PM
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
6/16/2015 11:05:54 PM
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
11/24/2015 7:02:19 PM
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
11/24/2015 6:52:04 PM
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
11/24/2015 5:27:56 PM
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
6/15/2015 2:03:27 PM
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
11/24/2015 10:24:49 AM
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
11/24/2015 11:22:12 AM
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
11/24/2015 8:32:29 AM
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
6/15/2015 10:22:01 AM
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
11/23/2015 10:43:16 PM
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
11/23/2015 12:09:12 PM
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
11/24/2015 5:02:42 PM
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
6/12/2015 12:50:39 PM
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
11/23/2015 8:42:00 PM
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
6/11/2015 1:39:34 PM
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
11/23/2015 10:36:49 AM
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.
6/9/2015 10:04:56 PM
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
11/23/2015 9:32:23 AM
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
11/23/2015 7:54:36 AM
Name: Kurt Crockett
Parents: Darrell and Kris Crockett
School activities and awards: Football, Football Booster Award, Wrestling, Track, National Honor Society, Key Club, and Hon...read more
6/8/2015 10:51:50 PM
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
6/8/2015 12:57:39 PM
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
11/22/2015 9:33:37 AM
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
6/8/2015 10:37:06 AM
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
11/22/2015 8:43:18 AM
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
11/22/2015 8:39:11 AM
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
11/22/2015 8:23:28 AM
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
11/22/2015 8:08:54 AM
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
6/6/2015 11:36:55 AM
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
6/5/2015 10:47:32 PM
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
11/21/2015 9:39:34 AM
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
6/5/2015 10:33:13 PM
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
11/20/2015 9:34:50 PM
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
6/5/2015 5:43:21 PM
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
11/20/2015 7:38:44 PM
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
6/5/2015 12:54:24 PM
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
11/20/2015 1:10:59 PM
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
11/20/2015 10:18:39 AM
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
11/20/2015 9:31:21 AM
Name: Heather Johnson
Parents: Doug and Charity Johnson
School activities and awards: National Honor Society, Spanish Club, various bands, solo & ensemble, Bowling, Most ...read more
6/2/2015 10:11:08 PM
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
11/20/2015 8:46:13 AM
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
6/2/2015 9:39:57 PM
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.
11/19/2015 10:38:10 PM
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
6/2/2015 11:17:03 AM
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.
11/19/2015 9:16:53 PM
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
6/1/2015 5:23:59 PM
Shady Bowl Speedway held a series of races Saturday night.
1. John Stroble
2. Buck Purtee
3. Shawn Stroble
4. Jesse Gade
5. Mark Parker
1. Mike Carroll
2. Brad Yelton
11/19/2015 8:38:13 PM
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
11/19/2015 10:53:40 AM
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
11/19/2015 10:13:10 AM
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
5/31/2015 7:57:17 AM
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
11/19/2015 8:55:07 AM
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
5/31/2015 7:47:33 AM
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
11/19/2015 8:52:04 AM
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.
5/30/2015 12:53:36 PM
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
11/18/2015 9:48:32 PM
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
11/18/2015 8:24:24 PM
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
11/18/2015 7:23:43 PM
Benjamin Logan High School recently announced its first grading period’s merit and honor roll recipients.
Merit Roll (4.0 GPA):
Colin ...read more
5/28/2015 11:03:41 PM
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
11/18/2015 12:20:05 PM
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
11/18/2015 10:29:35 AM
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
5/28/2015 9:34:45 AM
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
11/18/2015 9:40:42 AM
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
11/18/2015 8:56:26 AM
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
11/17/2015 10:16:48 PM
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
11/17/2015 7:38:50 PM
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
5/26/2015 5:14:33 PM
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
11/17/2015 2:08:31 PM
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
5/26/2015 9:58:39 AM
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
11/17/2015 11:22:58 AM
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
11/17/2015 11:20:43 AM
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
11/17/2015 11:18:09 AM
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
11/17/2015 9:32:49 AM
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
5/24/2015 8:34:46 AM
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
11/17/2015 9:18:23 AM
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
11/17/2015 8:04:59 AM
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
11/16/2015 8:16:51 PM
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
11/16/2015 10:56:07 AM
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
11/16/2015 9:39:26 AM
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
5/21/2015 10:26:27 PM
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
11/16/2015 9:28:22 AM
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
5/20/2015 10:35:07 AM
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
11/15/2015 8:33:38 AM
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
11/15/2015 8:31:00 AM
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
5/19/2015 7:37:21 PM
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
11/15/2015 8:13:46 AM
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
5/18/2015 11:32:28 PM
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
11/15/2015 7:50:12 AM
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
5/19/2015 8:52:33 PM
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.
11/14/2015 12:04:27 PM
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
5/18/2015 9:36:31 PM
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
11/14/2015 10:18:21 AM
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
11/14/2015 12:16:48 AM
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
11/13/2015 11:39:54 PM
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
5/17/2015 3:40:32 AM
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
11/13/2015 11:57:46 AM
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
5/16/2015 12:43:42 PM
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
11/13/2015 10:07:55 AM
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
5/15/2015 10:42:13 PM
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
11/13/2015 9:34:12 AM
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
5/15/2015 12:45:11 PM
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
11/13/2015 8:38:57 AM
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
5/14/2015 6:48:02 PM
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
11/13/2015 7:57:13 AM
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
5/14/2015 12:56:23 PM
Several youth baseball and softball teams played Wednesday night.
West Liberty #1 Wilcoxon Homes beat Washington 12-3.
Pitchers Gavin Hoffman and Joey LaRoche each struck out six.
11/13/2015 7:53:40 AM
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
5/14/2015 12:22:33 PM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity softball team defeated Dixie 7-3 in tournament action Wednesday night.
Kylee Kite was the winning pitcher.
Karlie Wilbur blasted a three-run home run.
Kite had an RBI...read more
5/14/2015 9:19:06 AM
The Bellefontaine Middle School girls track team won the CBC league meet at Graham Wednesday night with 130 points.
The team placed in the top two in every running event and two field events.
11/12/2015 10:33:08 PM
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
11/12/2015 8:25:27 PM
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
5/13/2015 12:48:03 PM
Competing in the first day of the CBC Conference track & field meet, the Benjamin Logan girls team scored 15 points and are currently in 3rd place overall in the meet and in 1st place in the Mad R...read more
5/12/2015 10:51:03 PM
West Liberty-Salem defeated Arcanum 4-1 in the first round of the Div. III sectional tournament in softball.
Karlie Wilbur was 2-3 with a solo HR and 2 RBIs.
Kylee Kite was also 2-3 with a pair of R...read more
11/12/2015 8:45:01 AM
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
5/12/2015 8:41:17 PM
In Div. II sectional softball tournament action Tuesday at Benjamin Logan it was the Raiders winning over county rival Bellefontaine 11-2, avenging an earlier 9-8 loss to the Chiefs in the regular sea...read more
11/12/2015 8:22:09 AM
A suspected heroin overdose victim was revived near Indian Lake Wednesday night around 8:05.
The Washington Township Police Department reports that Anthony Lowery, 32, of 8890 Township Road 239, Lot ...read more
11/11/2015 10:12:06 PM
The Logan County Republican Party conducted its annual Fall Rally at the Bellefontaine Regional Airport Wednesday night.
Roughly 150 people gathered to hear Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor speak...read more
11/11/2015 9:55:21 PM
Indian Lake High School students were learning about taking risks and being realistic.
About 20 students participated in the Leaders In Action Workshop on Monday at the First Church of God in Bellefo...read more
5/10/2015 9:22:26 AM
Several area ball teams saw action on Saturday.
In varsity softball, Benjamin Logan beat Versailles 5-3.
Kate Campbell was the winning pitcher with 5 strikeouts.
Tahlsa Bowshier went 3-4 with a tri...read more
11/11/2015 12:22:01 PM
A driver was trapped following a T-Bone crash in front of the Fontaine Plaza Wednesday around noon.
The Bellefontaine Police Department and Bellefontaine Fire and EMS responded to a wreck at the inte...read more
5/10/2015 9:01:49 AM
The High Point Stars u13 boys soccer team finished 3-1, good enough for second place, in the Sidney MayFest Classic over the weekend.
On Saturday, the Stars defeated the Ohio Extreme SC North 1-0 and...read more
11/11/2015 12:00:23 PM
Governor John Kasich and Lt. Governor Mary Taylor recently signed a resolution officially recognizing November 2015 as Hire a Veteran Month throughout Ohio, asking Ohio’s employers to consider t...read more
5/9/2015 11:41:54 AM
The West Liberty-Salem girls’ track and field team won the Tiger Invitational on Friday with 120 points.
(Pictured: Jason Vogel, owner of Reliant Mechanical, Inc. presents the Tiger Invitationa...read more
5/8/2015 11:36:00 PM
Indian Lake football standout Cody Winegardner will be continuing his success in the classroom and on the field at Defiance College next fall. Winegardner made his selection official during a signing ...read more
11/10/2015 9:54:56 PM
The Logan County National Honor Society (NHS) inducted 78 new members during a ceremony at Riverside High School Tuesday evening.
The juniors and seniors from Benjamin Logan, Indian Lake, and Riversi...read more
5/8/2015 11:09:14 PM
In a battle of two area baseball powers, Benjamin Logan wins their 20th straight game, a 2-1 victory over Triad.
Starting pitcher Austin Cline got the complete game win for Benjamin Logan, toss...read more
11/10/2015 9:39:43 PM
Bellefontaine City Council’s first meeting in November was highlighted by two presentations that could provide economic development to the city.
Council heard a proposal from Nate Green of the ...read more
5/8/2015 10:29:04 PM
The Bellefontaine boys and West Liberty-Salem girls won at the Tiger Reliant Invitational Friday.
The Chiefs and Lady Tigers continue their outstanding years.
The MVP in boys was Tigers senior...read more
11/10/2015 7:57:18 PM
The Logan County Commissioners applied for and received $800,000 in Federal and State CHIP grant funds to improve the housing stock and help in the provision of affordable housing to Logan County and ...read more
5/8/2015 1:23:11 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team used a late surge to beat host Graham 6-1 Thursday night.
The Chiefs scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to break a 1-1 tie.
Lane Kiser tossed a...read more
11/10/2015 4:45:52 PM
Several local residents gathered in downtown to watch history unfold Tuesday.
The 142-foot clock tower was reset atop the Logan County Courthouse by Midstate Contractors from Marion.
Despite windy c...read more
11/10/2015 12:11:27 PM
A county man who was caught with a 15-year-old girl inside his vehicle at Finfrock Park, 505 Carlisle Street, Quincy, last week has been arrested on a felony sex charge.
The Logan County Sheriff's Of...read more
5/8/2015 9:20:40 AM
The Benjamin Logan Jr. High girls track team won a quad meet at Urbana Wednesday night scoring 112 points. Tecumseh was second with 49 points, Urbana tallied 47 points, and Mad River had 20 points.
11/10/2015 10:34:54 AM
Three defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon.
Nicholas Nevels, 32, at large, was sentenced to ten months in...read more
11/10/2015 9:53:17 AM
A local driver was rear-ended when she stopped for a deer in the roadway near Bellefontaine Monday morning around 5:55.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kaitlyn Knisley, 23, of 541 Hami...read more
5/6/2015 7:49:58 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team shut out host Northeastern 6-0 Wednesday.
Starter Cole Braun went three innings to earn the win.
Braun led the offense with a triple and three RBIs.
Connor B...read more
5/6/2015 9:47:45 AM
Several members of the West Liberty-Salem boys track team competed in a five-team meet at Graham Tuesday night.
Ross Kelley and Dylan Leopard led the way for WL-S. Kelley won the 3200M run (10:45.02)...read more
11/10/2015 9:44:01 AM
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle accident downtown Monday afternoon around 3:45.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Bailey Beach, 24, of 4413 County Road 48, Rushsylvani...read more
5/5/2015 11:28:00 PM
Area ball clubs took to the diamond Tuesday.
Benjamin Logan rolled at Northwestern 17-1 in five innings to clinch the outright CBC Mad River title.
The Raiders exploded for nine r...read more
11/10/2015 8:08:10 AM
An area man has been sent to prison on three felony sex charges.
Melvin Catterson, 30, of Jackson Center, was sentenced Monday afternoon to 4 ½ years in prison and five years mandatory post re...read more
5/5/2015 11:19:09 AM
The Benjamin Logan varsity baseball team shut out visiting Northwestern 10-0 in five innings Monday night to clinch a share of the CBC Mad River title.
Senior Zane Collins fired a no-hitter with 12 K...read more
11/9/2015 10:14:01 PM
The West Liberty Village Council meeting was held Monday evening in the newly renovated town hall and council chambers.
Mayor Greg Hostetler said the town hall had been “rejuvenated&rdquo...read more
11/9/2015 7:53:30 PM
The Bellefontaine City School Board of Education met Monday evening.
The district wrapped up its 2015 United Way Campaign on Friday. The staff generated $16,936 for the United Way of Logan County. Th...read more
5/4/2015 1:04:01 PM
Two former high school track stars helped their respective teams win conference championships recently.
West Liberty-Salem alum and Youngstown State senior Hannah Ropp won the pole vault (11'05.75") ...read more
11/9/2015 2:02:11 PM
A drunk Lakeview man was arrested after he assaulted a 9-year-old neighbor boy Saturday morning around 12:30.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Raymond Triplett, 24, of 270 Grove A...read more
5/3/2015 8:53:32 AM
The West Liberty-Salem Jr. High track and field team hosted the BOSS Invitational on Saturday.
Pictured: Dennis McIntosh, owner of the Big Orange Shoe Shop, congratulates BOSS Invitational MVP Max Ni...read more
5/3/2015 8:39:17 AM
The Riverside varsity baseball team swept Lima Perry Saturday.
The Pirates won the first game 3-2 in ten innings.
Hunter Kreglow hit a double. Connor Cotterman and Dakota Bollinger each had a hit an...read more
5/2/2015 12:05:28 PM
Benjamin Logan hosted the Raider track & field invitational Friday night.
Wapakoneta swept the 12-team meet.
The Bellefontaine boys were second and the Lady Chiefs finished third.
The Benjamin ...read more
11/9/2015 5:25:26 AM
A local man was arrested on a felony drug charge at Madriver Marathon, 200 East Sandusky Avenue, Thursday night around 8:15.
The Bellefontaine Police Department responded to a complaint of an intoxic...read more
5/2/2015 12:24:09 AM
(Pictured above, members of the record-setting 4x400 Lady Tigers relay team: Janie Kopus, Morgan Freyhof, Reghan Bieleski, and Taylor Lauck).
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team h...read more
11/9/2015 5:16:54 AM
A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on Route 33 at Township Road 239 Friday afternoon around 3:30.
The Washington Township Police Department reports that Ashtan Nicole Allen, 19, of...read more
5/2/2015 12:05:54 AM
In varsity baseball Friday it was Bellefontaine banging out 17 hits in a 13-9 win over host Sidney.
Sammy Martz, Connor Burton, Cole Braun, and Nick Ruble each had 3 hits for the Chiefs.
11/9/2015 4:57:25 AM
The Bellefontaine High School Marching Band earned an Excellent rating at the State Marching Band Finals Sunday afternoon at the University of Dayton Welcome Stadium.
Bands qualify to state contest b...read more
5/1/2015 11:37:24 PM
Benjamin Logan baseball player Austin Cline recently signed his letter of intent to play Div. I baseball at the University of Dayton.
Cline will continue his education there, majoring in accoun...read more
11/8/2015 6:23:04 AM
Indian Lake Elementary School recently awarded Laker Zone shirts to students who were “in the zone” during the first nine weeks of school.
(Pictured left, Co-Principal Molly Hall pr...read more
5/2/2015 12:51:57 PM
Huntsville #1 Zimmerman Realty Kyle Springs won the Preseason County Coach Pitch Tournament held in Lakeview this week.
Huntsville #1 defeated Lakeview #1 22-4, Ridgemont #2 16-8, Belle Center #1 21-...read more
11/8/2015 6:10:57 AM
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize Doug Zimmerman and Zimmerman Realty, Ltd as the November Business of the Month.
Zimmerman Realty, Ltd was originally established by Doug&r...read more
5/1/2015 1:24:59 PM
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team had a strong showing during day one of the Wayne Invitational on Thursday. The meet is one of the largest high school track and field meets in Ohio.
11/7/2015 7:00:32 AM
Seven Benjamin Logan FFA members received their American Degree at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky last week.
Ashley Wilson, Troy Selhorst, Jessica Skidmore, Preston Miller, David...read more
4/30/2015 7:53:00 PM
A fast start and strong finish powered the Indian Lake varsity baseball team past Bellefontaine 9-6 at Blue Jacket Park Thursday night on WBLL.
The Lakers scored three runs in the top of the first in...read more
11/7/2015 6:38:50 AM
Trooper Jacob Morrison has been named the Trooper of the Year at the Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol for the second consecutive year.
Fellow troopers selected Morrison based on his knowle...read more
4/30/2015 4:53:56 PM
The Indian Lake Middle School track teams ran in a quad meet at Urbana recently.
The boys’ team finished in 2nd out of 4 teams and the girls’ team finished in 4th.
Individual placers w...read more
11/6/2015 11:24:57 PM
Logan County Commissioners are expecting the final section of the 142-foot tall Courthouse clock tower to be lifted into place by Midstate Contractors, Inc. of Marion, Ohio, on November 9, 10, and 11....read more
11/6/2015 10:39:00 AM
The Ohio Development Services Agency reports that heating assistance is available to eligible households through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). Starting this week and running until March 3...read more
4/30/2015 10:49:54 AM
The Benjamin Logan varsity baseball team beat visiting Graham 4-2 Wednesday night.
Starter Nick Brown went 5 2/3 innings to earn the win. He struck out six.
Zane Collins recorded the save with four ...read more
11/6/2015 10:02:07 AM
A county man and a 15-year-old girl were arrested on multiple charges after they were found in a vehicle at Finfrock Park, 505 Carlisle Street, Quincy, Thursday morning around 2:45.
The Logan County ...read more
4/30/2015 9:42:56 AM
The Huntsville #2 Woody's Diner Coach Pitch team finished 2nd in the Logan County Pre-Season Tournament held at Lakeview.
The team defeated West Mansfield in the semifinals Wednesday night 24-14.
4/29/2015 8:44:31 AM
The High Point Stars U11 soccer team defeated Dublin United Boca 7-4 Tuesday night.
Beau Salyer had a hat trick.
Connor Defibaugh scored two goals.
Dakota Shell and Caleb Epp each added a goal.
11/5/2015 10:45:49 PM
Alexa Haushalter, a 2013 graduate of Bellefontaine High School, has been invited to the prestigious Cap and Gown Honor Society of Stanford University. Membership in Cap and Gown is based on high stand...read more
4/29/2015 8:34:42 AM
The West Liberty Salem girls track and field team won its fifth consecutive Champaign County meet Tuesday evening at Graham High School.
WL-S scored 139 points followed by runner-up Triad 66, Mechani...read more
11/5/2015 9:24:01 PM
The Logan County Township Association conducted its annual banquet at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Thursday evening.
Numerous county officials addressed the township leaders.
Logan County Sheriff...read more
4/28/2015 7:54:17 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team outlasted Tipp City 9-8 in eight innings Tuesday night at Blue Jacket Park on WBLL.
The two rivals each staged rallies.
The Chiefs seized the early lead with ...read more
11/5/2015 9:15:58 PM
A 1951 Lewistown graduate who was killed in the "forgotten war" will forever be remembered at Indian Lake High School.
The Indian Lake Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America Chapter h...read more
4/27/2015 11:11:00 PM
The Benjamin Logan varsity baseball team beat host Urbana 5-2 Monday night.
Senior Zane Collins fired a two-hitter with 17 Ks.
Todd Coleman had three hits and drove in a run.
The Raiders have won 1...read more
11/5/2015 9:26:15 AM
The Indian Lake Middle School Students of the Month for October are 8th grader Carder Hakes, 7th grader Raelyn Parsell, 6th grader Macie Robinson, and 5th grader Heidi Hoffman.
(Pictured, left to rig...read more
4/27/2015 11:08:16 PM
The Riverside junior high track team was in action Monday.
The boys team placed 1st over Temple Christian and Lima Perry.
Ollie Jacobs - 1st 100m dash, 1st 400, 1st long jump&nb...read more
11/5/2015 9:09:07 AM
A city woman was arrested on a felony drug charge following a domestic dispute in Rushsylvania Wednesday afternoon around 4:05.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Misty Janes, 23, got int...read more
11/5/2015 9:01:28 AM
A city woman was arrested on multiple charges following a hearing at Logan County Drug Treatment Court in Memorial Hall Tuesday afternoon around 3:50.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that K...read more
11/4/2015 9:15:30 PM
Bellefontaine graduate Connor Dunn is doing well with his teaching.
Northrop Grumman Foundation announced this week that Hampton’s Benjamin Syms Middle School is one of 20 public middle school ...read more
4/27/2015 5:14:45 PM
West Liberty-Salem alum and Wilmington College senior Sarah Murphy was named Ohio Athletic Conference Co-Sprint Athlete of the Year at the 2015 OAC Track and Field Championships at Mt. Union over the ...read more
11/4/2015 7:44:51 PM
Rain or shine, home or away, Quentin Miller is always at Bellefontaine High School sporting events. Quentin’s mother, April Miller, says her son is a Chieftain sports fanatic, “He never mi...read more
4/27/2015 5:01:44 PM
The FC42 U14 boys soccer team had a great weekend in the Nike Cup Challenge.
Local players Derek Robb, Marcus Walker, and Ian Wolfe helped the team advance to the championship match.
FC42 lost to Cl...read more
11/4/2015 6:52:59 PM
The Logan County Health District acted quickly and emotionally Wednesday. Board members learned at their monthly meeting the changes in store because of the failure of their .8 mill levy in Tuesday&rs...read more
4/26/2015 6:12:49 AM
The West Liberty-Salem boys track team competed at the Bulldog Track Classic at Milton-Union on Saturday.
WL-S finished in a tie for 3rd in the team standings with Tecumseh with 69 points. Mins...read more
11/4/2015 8:55:09 AM
A driver was cited following a T-Bone crash at the intersection of State Route 47 and State Route 235 Tuesday morning around 10:05.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Tamerlan Hermanbet-U...read more
4/25/2015 10:57:53 AM
The Benjamin Logan Jr. High boys track team finished in 7th place with 34.5 points at the Miami East Invitational on Friday night.
Scoring for the team were the following:
Finishing second: Ben Whit...read more
11/3/2015 10:54:07 PM
Do you consider yourself an asset builder?
The Director of the Logan County Family and Children First Council, Stacey Logwood, told the entire staff of Indian Lake Schools that they can add thi...read more
4/24/2015 11:08:56 PM
In high school baseball Friday it was Benjamin Logan winning over visiting Tipp City 6-0 in CBC action.
Starter Nick Brown went six innings to earn the win.
Zane Collins ripped a double and dr...read more
11/3/2015 10:09:33 PM
Logan County Candidates (37 of 37 Precincts Reporting)
Ben Stahler (D)
4/23/2015 6:43:44 PM
In softball Thursday afternoon on WBLL, the Bellefontaine Chiefs held off host Benjamin Logan 9-8.
The Raiders plated two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning and had the tying run at 3rd with two ou...read more
11/3/2015 2:55:50 PM
The city's newest police officer was sworn in Tuesday afternoon.
Former auxiliary officer Tyler Simpson is now a full-time officer.
His position fills the vacancy left when Jason Lapp was promoted t...read more
4/22/2015 10:51:29 PM
A game suspended on April 6th resumed action Wednesday.
The Benjamin Logan varsity baseball team got 2 runs in the top of the 9th inning and held off Indian Lake 7-5.
Austin Cline pitched the final ...read more
11/3/2015 10:19:25 AM
A suspicious fire at a vacant house was quickly extinguished by a neighbor Monday night around 11:10.
The Bellefontaine Police Department and Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to 1225 Carlisle ...read more
4/22/2015 9:30:01 AM
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team won an OHC quad meet at Mechanicsburg Tuesday evening.
Team scores: 1st WLS 109, 2nd Greeneview 47, 3rd Cedarville 40, 4th Mechanicsburg 35
Morgan F...read more
11/3/2015 7:56:29 AM
A city woman who lied about the beating death of five-year-old Michael Barton was sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon.
Skybree Schindler, 33, o...read more
4/21/2015 10:37:31 PM
A member of the Zanesfield Petanque Club participated in two tournaments in Austin, Texas over the weekend.
The 7th annual Heart of Texas Tournament had 22 teams participating Saturday.
The team of ...read more
11/3/2015 8:30:13 AM
Numerous candidates and issues are on the ballot today.
Bellefontaine has numerous contested races:
The Bellefontaine Mayoral race has Democrat Ben Stahler seeking election over Republican challenge...read more
4/21/2015 11:23:47 AM
The Riverside varsity track teams competed in a five-team meet at Ridgemont Monday night.
The boys placed 3rd overall.
Levi Stapleton placed 2nd in the 100 meter dash and 4th in the shot put.
11/3/2015 7:17:10 PM
No election results will be posted until after 9 pm.
A judge ordered polls to remain open in Hamilton County until 9 pm.
Secretary of State Jon Husted has ordered that no results will be released ac...read more
11/2/2015 10:37:04 PM
Russells Point Village Council approved Monday night the purchase of 4 portable and 4 mobile radios for the police department.
The need arose because the new radios allows the department to be part o...read more
11/2/2015 10:54:42 AM
A drunk city man was arrested at gunpoint following a disturbance near Brown Park Sunday night around 9:05.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Brandon Hodge, 24, of 829 Rush Avenue, thr...read more
4/20/2015 12:49:06 PM
The Riverside Jr. High boys track team competed at the Commodore Classic Invitational at Lima Perry on Saturday.
The Pirates finished 6th out of 12 teams.
Here are the highlights:
Ollie Jacobs - 2n...read more
4/20/2015 12:31:36 PM
Three West Liberty-Salem graduates had a great weekend in college track.
Wilmington College senior Sarah Murphy finished third in the 400 meter hurdles (1:05.93) and fourth in the 100 meter hurdles (...read more
11/2/2015 9:49:14 AM
Two drunk drivers were arrested following unrelated traffic stops near Bellefontaine early Saturday morning.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office stopped Shelby Kuhlenbeck, 26, of 516 West Patterson Ave...read more
11/2/2015 9:19:27 AM
A drunk man was arrested in the Honda Transmission Manufacturing parking lot, 6964 State Route 235, Russells Point, Friday night around 9:15.
Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to...read more
4/19/2015 9:38:19 AM
Several area baseball and softball teams were busy on Saturday.
The Micah Gregg Memorial Baseball Tournament took place at Benjamin Logan High School. Benjamin Logan, Cedarville, and Rivers...read more
11/1/2015 8:06:22 AM
The Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame will induct the Class of 2015 in a ceremony at 11 a.m. November 5 at the Lincoln Theater in Columbus. The Ohio veterans’ community and the public are cordially inv...read more
4/18/2015 12:51:52 AM
In high school baseball action Friday it was Botkins over Riverside 8-5 in 8 innings.
Landon Kelsey led the Pirates hitting attack going 3-5. Kelsey also stole home in the 7th inning to tie the...read more
11/1/2015 8:01:12 AM
The Logan County Adult Recovery Court of the Common Pleas Court has earned final certification from the Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Specialized Dockets.
Specialized dockets are courts th...read more
4/18/2015 12:27:37 AM
At the Graham Invitational Friday in track and field, the West Liberty-Salem girls team finished 2nd as a team with 116.5 points.
Tecumseh won the 13 team invite with 124 points in girls.
Indian L...read more
10/31/2015 10:21:11 AM
An unauthorized use of vehicle incident in the city late Friday night resulted in an OVI arrest.
The Bellefontaine Police Department says a report came in at 10:36 p.m. that a vehicle was taken witho...read more
4/17/2015 10:21:27 AM
The West Liberty-Salem Jr. High girls track team won the 16-team Benjamin Logan Invitational Thursday night.
The Tigers edged Bellefontaine by two points with 108 points. The other top 5 teams were A...read more
4/16/2015 2:18:51 PM
The Riverside Jr. High track team competed at Botkins Tuesday.
Several athletes performed well, including:
Ollie Jacobs 1st 100 Dash, 1st 400 Run, 1st Long Jump
Darrick Cotterman ...read more
10/31/2015 9:18:48 AM
When celebrating Halloween this weekend, the Ohio State Highway Patrol wants to remind motorists that designating a sober driver if you plan on drinking is one of the best ways to ensure you get home ...read more
10/31/2015 9:07:10 AM
State Fire Marshal Larry L. Flowers is reminding Ohioans to make a potentially lifesaving change when they move their clocks back one hour on Sunday, November 1: Change the batteries in your smoke a...read more
4/16/2015 5:20:10 PM
The Benjamin Logan varsity baseball team beat visiting Indian Lake 6-1 Wednesday night.
Senior left-hander Zane Collins fired a four-hitter with 13 strikeouts.
Austin Cline had two hits and three RB...read more
4/15/2015 2:51:34 PM
The West Liberty-Salem boys track team won a quad meet at Mechanicsburg Tuesday evening against the Indians, Southeastern, and Springfield Catholic.
Tiger 1st place finishers:
Zack McCall...read more
10/30/2015 11:42:25 AM
Youngster Mattox Stotler was tabbed as this year's winner for the annual Morning Show Costume Contest on Mix 98.3 WPKO. Mattox was dressed as the famous Chucky doll from the Child's Play movies....read more
4/14/2015 10:06:27 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team used Sam Martz’s two-out game winning single in the bottom of the 8th inning to defeat the Springfield Shawnee Braves 4-3 Tuesday night.
The game was at ...read more
10/30/2015 10:40:52 AM
Two medical offices in the city received sexually explicit phone calls Thursday afternoon.
The Bellefontaine Police Department responded to Bellefontaine Physical Therapy, 711 Rush Avenue, around 1:3...read more
4/13/2015 10:55:07 AM
Wilmington College senior and West Liberty-Salem alum Sarah Murphy competed in the All-Ohio Track and Field Championships at Ohio Wesleyan University over the weekend. Murphy placed 4th in the 100 met...read more
10/29/2015 9:26:39 PM
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding his vote for Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives:
“I joined my House Freedo...read more
4/13/2015 10:21:02 AM
“Gloria's” Tumbling Team competed in the USTA State Championship and the AAU State Championship Tumbling and Trampoline Competition at Rio Grande College on Saturday and Sunday.
10/29/2015 8:36:09 PM
Beggars’ Night was held across Logan County Thursday evening.
Many of the streets in the area were traveled by youngsters wearing costumes as they collected candy. Many costumes were featured t...read more
10/29/2015 12:52:57 PM
A structure fire damaged a city home in the Lake Addition Thursday morning around eleven o’clock.
The Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to 1184 Erie Street.
Police officer Blake Kenner d...read more
10/29/2015 10:14:43 AM
Three employees from Speedy Mart, 511 South Main Street, Bellefontaine, have been charged for selling drug paraphernalia at the store over the last few weeks.
On Tuesday, Ricky Patel, 39; Amitkumar P...read more
4/12/2015 9:05:02 AM
The West Liberty-Salem track and field teams had an impressive showing at the Anna Rocket Invitational on Saturday.
The Lady Tigers placed 3rd out of 13 teams
Top 5 team scores: 1st Minster 172, 2nd...read more
4/12/2015 8:55:37 AM
The Indian Lake varsity team took on West Liberty-Salem in a doubleheader.
The Lakers narrowly won the first game 8-7.
Nick Silvis, Andrew Hulbert, and Dylan Albright had 2 hits apiece. Al...read more
10/29/2015 8:25:11 AM
Two drivers were injured in a head-on collision on County Road 153 just east of Zanesfield Wednesday afternoon around 12:10.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Codee Coleman, 29, of 3095 ...read more
4/11/2015 11:05:21 AM
Girls - 1. Bellefontaine 81, 2. Bucyrus 72, 3. Riverdale 67, 4. Upper Sandusky 55, 5. River Valley 38, 6. Kenton 35, 7. Upper Scioto Valley 30, 8. Indian Lake 18
Boys - 1. River Valley 98, 2. Bellefo...read more
10/29/2015 5:47:33 AM
Logan County’s Beggars’ Night is this evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Local authorities will have extra personnel on patrol but ask the community to help them by following these safety tips:
10/28/2015 12:36:30 PM
Ohio Hi-Point Printing and Graphics student Kameron Maynard won a design contest Tuesday through a partnership with the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Logan and Champaign Counties and Vicario’s...read more
10/28/2015 7:59:21 AM
A drunk driver was arrested following a one-vehicle crash near Belle Center on State Route 273 near County Road 97 Tuesday night around 7:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Wrote...read more
4/8/2015 10:22:24 AM
The West Liberty-Salem Middle School boys track team hosted a five-team meet Tuesday.
1. WL-S 121 2. Triad 85 3. Mechanicsburg 65 4. Calvary Christian 24.5 5. Springfield Catholic 2
4/7/2015 12:58:43 PM
The West Liberty-Salem girls won its five-team home track meet Monday at Tiger Stadium.
Team scores: 1st WLS 166, 2nd Cedarville 78, 3rd Northeastern 42, 4th Springfield Catholic 27, 5th Calvary...read more
10/27/2015 8:26:14 PM
At Tuesday's Riverside Board of Education meeting Treasurer Jennifer Blackford (pictured) resigned her position. She will leave Riverside at the end of the year to become the treasurer at St. Henry.
10/27/2015 12:11:37 PM
The boil advisory issued for several south side residents in Bellefontaine has been lifted.
The boil alert was declared Monday afternoon due to a water line depressurization.
The advisory affected t...read more
10/27/2015 11:37:24 AM
Six defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon.
Andrew Herford, 22, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to three ye...read more
4/5/2015 7:35:08 AM
Local track and field teams saw good competition on Saturday.
Bellefontaine High School competed at Circleville. The boys team won with 110 and the girls took 2nd with 100 points
The winning relays ...read more
10/27/2015 5:48:30 AM
The former Bellefontaine JV softball coach was sentenced on a felony sex charge before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Monday afternoon.
Addie Rife, 27, of 221 Caddie Drive, Marys...read more
4/5/2015 7:08:45 AM
The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team fell to Beavercreek on Saturday, 3-2.
Connor Burton and Tyler Jones each scored.
Jones led the team in hits with two. Wisner, Mitchell, Braun, and Ruble each ...read more
4/2/2015 1:39:14 PM
The Benjamin Logan varsity baseball team blanked visiting Ridgemont 13-0 in five innings Wednesday.
Nick Brown and Zane Collins combined for a one-hitter with ten strikeouts.
Collins led the attack ...read more
4/1/2015 10:26:39 AM
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team hosted a six-team meet Tuesday at Tiger Stadium. The Lady Tigers had a strong showing winning twelve events overall.
Team Scores: WL-S 191,...read more
3/31/2015 10:03:12 PM
Area ball clubs hit the diamond Tuesday.
The Bellefontaine varsity boys defeated Marion Pleasant 12-3 at Blue Jacket Park.
Cole Braun had two hits and four 4 RBIs. Sam Martz and Andrew Mitchell each...read more
3/31/2015 12:57:30 PM
The Benjamin Logan Junior High boys track team finished in 1st place with 72 points in a tri-meet against Allen East and Lima Perry at Allen East on Monday night.
Finishing first: Nolan Robson in the...read more
3/30/2015 10:30:26 PM
High school baseball and softball seasons began regular season play Monday.
The Bellefontaine varsity boys hosted West Liberty-Salem on 1390 WBLL.
The Chiefs edged the Tigers 4-3 in 10 innings.
3/30/2015 12:59:31 PM
The High Point Stars U11 boys soccer team won the winter indoor session at Soccer First on Sunday.
The Stars have captured back-to-back championships in 2014 and 2015.
Pictured: Sullivan Ashcraft, C...read more
10/26/2015 12:13:44 PM
A water line depressurization in Bellefontaine has prompted a boil advisory for several south side residents.
The impacted areas include:
1133 and 1137 South Detroit Street
1146, 1180, 1217, 1225, ...read more
3/29/2015 8:20:02 AM
The OHSAA basketball state finals took place Saturday at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus.
The Division IV state final was played at 10:30 a.m. with Harvest Prep falling to unbeaten Tri-Village 4...read more
10/26/2015 10:09:38 AM
A local woman was arrested following a burglary in Chippewa Saturday.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jennifer Monroe, 36, of 8988 King Road, Lakeview, entered a rental property at 113...read more
10/26/2015 8:45:51 AM
The Bellefontaine High School Marching Band has qualified for the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) state competition.
The Pride of the Tribe earned Superior ratings at two district competition...read more
3/23/2015 9:10:14 PM
West Liberty-Salem High School hosted its annual winter athletic awards ceremony recently.
Many athletes were honored for their accomplishments.
4 years of participation
10/26/2015 10:39:29 AM
A Graham ball boy suffered a concussion when he was struck by players Friday night at Northwestern.
Tucker Nave, 9, was standing on the sidelines when the accident happened.
He was hit after a North...read more
3/23/2015 10:53:56 AM
The Dance Fuzion Studio Team from Bellefontaine and Kenton competed at Rising Star Dance Competition at Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus over the weekend.
(Picture courtesy of JamSum Media & Des...read more
3/23/2015 10:27:18 AM
Five area wrestlers competed at the OH-Way State Youth Wrestling Tournament in Tiffin on Saturday.
Three Indian Lake sixth-graders participated.
Nate Cummins and Hayden Pummel each placed fifth.
10/25/2015 8:26:49 AM
The following is a message from the Logan County Health District:
Flu and cold season is upon us! Frequent hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading illness. As you tou...read more
3/23/2015 8:23:29 AM
Xavier University redshirt freshman Meghan Vogel won the 1500 meter run at Butler University’s Bulldog Opener Saturday.
Vogel finished in 4:41.01 in her first collegiate win.
Meghan graduated ...read more
10/25/2015 8:13:11 AM
The Indian Lake High School Student Council, to better honor loved ones lost, is working to revamp Memorial Lane.
Earlier this week, crews planted trees down the drive leading into campus from State ...read more
3/19/2015 10:42:41 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys' basketball team returned to the regional semifinal for the first time in 15 years on 1390 WBLL Thursday night.
The Chiefs lost to Franklin 87-54 at UD Arena.
The Wild...read more
3/16/2015 8:41:51 PM
The LCS Elite indoor soccer season came to an end recently with the top two teams in each division competing for their championship.
After 2 1/2 months of practicing and league games, 75 Indian Lake ...read more
3/16/2015 5:54:20 PM
Seven members of Gloria's Tumbling and Trampoline Team competed in Somerset, Kentucky on Saturday.
There were 19 teams and 300 athletes from Ohio and Kentucky.
Individual results are listed below in...read more
10/24/2015 9:54:59 AM
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of County Road 18 and Township Road 200 Friday afternoon around 4:15.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Laverne...read more
3/16/2015 2:08:06 PM
The Hilliker YMCA Swim Team enjoyed a great weekend at Miami University in Oxford.
Here are the highlights.
These 8 and under swimmers finished their season with personal best times:
3/15/2015 6:56:35 AM
The u13 indoor soccer Blitzkrieg girls defeated the GCKA Strikers 6-2 on Saturday.
Caitlyn Shumaker and Shelby Downie each scored two goals.
Brooke Miranda and Liz Downey each added a goal.
Nicole ...read more
10/23/2015 10:10:19 AM
The Union County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible abduction.
The Marion Police Department contacted deputies Thursday night around 8:10.
Marion Police met with a female victim who was re...read more
3/15/2015 5:18:37 AM
The state high school wrestling tournament concluded Saturday in Columbus.
In Div. I action Taleb Rahmani of Marysville won a state championship in the 152 pound class.
Lakewood St. Edward won the t...read more
10/23/2015 7:53:49 AM
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) questioned former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday about circumstances surrounding the terrorist attack on September 11, 2012 when four Americans were killed...read more
3/13/2015 9:18:19 PM
The Bellefontaine Chieftains played probably their best game of the season at the right time as they rout perennial power Cincinnati Taft (14-11) 78-53 at UD Arena in a Div. II district title game Fri...read more
3/13/2015 10:50:02 AM
A few area basketball teams played tournament games Thursday night.
Division IV boys district finals at UD Arena:
Jackson Center outlasted Troy Christian 65-58 in overtime.
JC junior guard Drew Sos...read more
10/22/2015 7:12:52 PM
The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center recognized its October Seniors of the Month recently.
Taylor Tinsley is from Indian Lake High School and Brett Rappold is from Riverside High School.
10/22/2015 7:05:53 PM
The Ridgemont Board of Education accepted a major resignation for the district Thursday evening.
Transportation Supervisor Connie Reel will be retiring at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. Reel a...read more
3/10/2015 10:15:26 PM
In Div. II girls high school basketball regional semifinal action Tuesday at Springfield High School, it was No. 2 state-ranked Tipp City defeating familiar CBC foe Kenton Ridge 60-37.
In the 2nd gam...read more
10/22/2015 10:46:19 AM
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office handled a couple of theft-related incidents Wednesday.
Deputies responded to a theft complaint at 11539 Chickasaw Path, Apt. 9, Lakeview, around 9:20 a.m.
10/22/2015 10:29:28 AM
A city man was charged Wednesday after he admitted to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in the area recently.
The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force reports that Cory Gaukin, 31, of 500 Gunnt...read more
10/21/2015 9:16:47 PM
The Logan County Mayors' Association met in West Mansfield Wednesday evening.
The mayors went around the table discussing the different issues affecting their communities. The topics ranged from levy...read more
10/21/2015 9:45:37 AM
Indian Lake National Honor Society members tapped 28 new inductees during a ceremony at the high school Tuesday.
Current members explained the qualities of Scholarship, Character, Leadership, and Ser...read more
3/9/2015 8:56:19 AM
The Urbana Hillclimbers boys bowling team had three members finish in the top 30 individually en route to a 6th place finish this Friday and Saturday at the Division II state bowling tournament.
The ...read more
10/21/2015 9:10:45 AM
The Logan County Sheriff's Office has released more details on the car/pedestrian crash south of Zanesfield Tuesday morning around 7:20.
Deputies report that John Barger Jr., 50, of 224 Ellis Street,...read more
10/21/2015 8:39:52 AM
A local driver was injured in a T-Bone crash at the intersection of South Main Street and Gunntown Road Monday afternoon around one o'clock.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that David Haw...read more
3/8/2015 8:18:26 AM
Several area wrestlers excelled at district wrestling tournaments on Saturday.
At the Division II tournament at Chillicothe, Graham dominated as they racked up 320 points to become the tournament cha...read more
3/7/2015 11:14:04 PM
For the second straight year, the Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team is celebrating a Division II sectional title.
The fourth-seeded Chiefs used a late surge to beat Graham 43-33 Saturday nig...read more
10/20/2015 12:59:53 PM
The boil advisory issued for several south side residents in Bellefontaine has been lifted.
The boil alert was declared Sunday following a 12-inch water main break in the 500 block of South Main Stre...read more
3/8/2015 10:02:14 AM
The Big Ten Wrestling Championships are underway this weekend at The Ohio State University's St. John Arena. The Big Ten is arguably the toughest conference in all of NCAA wrestling.
The intense comp...read more
10/20/2015 11:24:01 AM
A man has been arrested for raping a female in rural Union County last week.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office reports that John Schloss Jr., 24, of 4616 Ralston Street, Columbus, raped a femal...read more
3/5/2015 12:53:38 PM
A few boys basketball teams played sectional semifinal games Wednesday night.
Division II at Springfield High School:
Springfield Shawnee defeated Tipp City 64-49.
The Red Devils finished 3-20 this...read more
3/3/2015 9:44:21 PM
It was a nail biter on 1390 WBLL when Bellefontaine took on Urbana in the Division II sectional semifinal in boys basketball Tuesday at Springfield High School.
The Chiefs edged the top-seeded Hillcl...read more
3/3/2015 10:26:01 AM
Several West Liberty-Salem track and field alumni performed well at their college indoor conference championship meets over the weekend.
In the Ohio Athletic Conference, Wilmington College senior Sar...read more
10/19/2015 11:24:01 PM
The Benjamin Logan Board of Education voted to add a new building to the district's campus Monday.
The board approved a new multipurpose athletic building that will sit next to the current athletic f...read more
3/2/2015 2:07:41 PM
The Benjamin Logan varsity cheerleaders took home 5th place in the Division III state competition held at Ohio State University on Sunday.
The team members include Hailey Thomas, Hailey Lockwood, Cor...read more
10/19/2015 10:09:03 PM
At the Russells Point Village Council meeting Monday evening, a village police officer was recognized for a lifesaving act one week ago on Monday evening October 12th shortly after 8:00 pm. ...read more
3/2/2015 10:50:26 AM
At the Division II sectional at Tipp City, the host Red Devils finished first.
Benjamin Logan was fourth and Bellefontaine was fifth.
Ten Raiders advanced to next week’s district meet.
Cole H...read more
3/1/2015 9:40:49 AM
BHS graduate Nate Orndorf placed 4th at the GLIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships, running 5000 meters in a personal best time of 14:36.
Orndorf was also recently selected as an Academic All-Ame...read more
10/19/2015 2:17:41 PM
A new family medical practice will open in downtown early next year.
COMSTOR owner Jason Duff is pleased to announce a partnership with Dr. Ryan Kauffman and his new family medicine practice, Hickory...read more
3/1/2015 9:36:11 AM
The u14 High Point Stars defeated FC42 5-3 at Soccer First on Saturday.
Dominik Patton and Tate Schmittauer each scored two goals.
Bryan Bundy added a goal.
Daunte George delivered two assists.
3/1/2015 9:21:26 AM
Division IV Boys Basketball Sectional Tournament action from Saturday saw Jackson Center top Riverside 64-27. That game at Piqua High School was heard on WPKO.
Gavin Wildermuth had 18 points, Drew So...read more
10/19/2015 9:57:53 AM
A speeding driver was arrested on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop near Zanesfield Saturday night around 10:35.
Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office was searching for a pedestri...read more
10/19/2015 9:46:30 AM
A man was arrested after he overdosed on suspected heroin at 255 South Dean Street, West Mansfield, Saturday night around 11:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Michael King, 33, of Up...read more
10/18/2015 1:00:35 PM
A water main break on South Main Street near Arnold Avenue is affecting city businesses and residents.
A passerby reported the break Sunday morning around 2:30.
The Bellefontaine Water Department is...read more
2/26/2015 10:33:38 PM
The Indian Lake boys bowling team finished 4th Thursday at the district tournament and advanced to state.
The district tourney was held at Beaver-Vu Lanes in Beavercreek. The team was in 7th pl...read more
10/18/2015 6:29:54 AM
A local motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash near East Liberty at the intersection of State Route 292 and County Road 12 Sunday morning around 12:20.
The Marysville Post of the State Highway Pa...read more
10/18/2015 4:56:53 AM
The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that Route 68 north of Bellefontaine will be closed for the next few days.
68 is closed between Township Road 219 West and Township Road 219 East.
The c...read more
2/25/2015 9:57:25 PM
The Bellefontaine Blitzkrieg U13 girls’ indoor soccer team tied the Dublin Banshees 5-5 at Soccer First Wednesday.
Caitlyn Shumaker scored 4 goals and Alanee Yaeger added a goal.
Nicole Wall d...read more
2/25/2015 11:28:37 AM
Bellefontaine soccer standout Zach Schmid is taking his skills to the next level.
(Pictured: Zach Schmid is flanked by his parents, Dennis Schmid and Katie Egler, as he signs his letter of intent in ...read more
2/24/2015 9:35:16 AM
The Bellefontaine varsity girls basketball team fell to Dayton Carroll 59-28 in the Division II sectional at Tecumseh on Monday night.
The Chiefs end their season 2-21.
Kenton Ridge steamrolled Gree...read more
2/23/2015 9:27:31 PM
For former Bellefontaine basketball star Matt Gump, Sunday will be a long-remembered highlight of his career. The sophomore guard made a 3-pointer at the buzzer allowing his Centre Colonels to c...read more
10/16/2015 9:12:52 AM
The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 31 people earlier this week, including a local man for arson.
James Barker, 30, of 318 Main Street, Quincy, was indicted on two counts of theft of drugs (F4), sin...read more
2/23/2015 1:05:37 PM
Three local swimmers have qualified for the state meet.
The district meet was held at Miami University on Friday.
Indian Lake sophomore Skyler Tavenner advanced in two events.
He swam personal best...read more
2/23/2015 10:43:45 AM
The Indian Lake wrestling team took 2nd place in the Mad River Division and third overall in the CBC league tournament on Sunday.
The Lakers hosted the 12-team meet.
Graham took first in the Mad Riv...read more
2/22/2015 7:37:55 AM
The u14 High Point Stars indoor soccer team defeated Wedgewood FC 11-4 on Saturday.
Dominik Patton scored 4 goals, Tate Schmittauer had 2 goals, and Pierce Wall scored a 2-point goal.
Daunte George,...read more
2/21/2015 9:10:14 AM
Local swimmer Skyler Tavenner competed in the district swim meet at Miami University on Friday.
He swam his personal best times placing 5th in the 50 freestyle in 21.86 and 4th in the 100 backstroke ...read more
10/15/2015 9:09:08 AM
A local teen was arrested following a domestic dispute with his stepfather at their Valley Hi residence Wednesday night around eight o'clock.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Carey and ...read more
2/20/2015 10:47:58 PM
The game heard on WBLL saw Tecumseh get by Bellefontaine 64-59.
(pictured left, Bellefontaine Chieftains senior players and cheerleaders were honored at Friday's game.)
Tecumseh led 19-10 after 1 qu...read more
10/15/2015 8:34:59 AM
A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash near Quincy Wednesday morning around 7:20.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Nigel Lutz, 16, of 12975 Township Road 3, Quincy, was d...read more
2/19/2015 10:07:56 PM
Benjamin Logan led for 31:59 Thursday night in the girls Division II Sectional tournament against Shawnee. Unfortunately for the Raiders they couldn't hold on for that final second as the Brav...read more
10/15/2015 8:08:28 AM
Two local residents suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash on State Route 47 west of Benjamin Logan Wednesday night around 8:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that David Grooms, 29...read more
2/19/2015 1:05:18 PM
Seven members of Gloria's Tumbling and Trampoline team traveled to Fort Myers, Florida over the weekend to compete in an AAU National Team Trial and Stars of Tomorrow National Team Trial.
Amber Kuck ...read more
10/14/2015 10:28:31 PM
The Logan County Fair Board voted Wednesday evening to add another day to the 2016 fair.
The board has been discussing whether it should add Sunday back to the fair schedule. They debated keeping it ...read more
2/18/2015 12:47:11 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team fell at Elida 60-59 in overtime Tuesday night.
The Chiefs squandered a 7-point lead with less than five minutes remaining in regulation.
Senior guard T...read more
2/18/2015 10:12:01 AM
The U11 High Point Stars defeated the Arsenal Gunners 3-2 at Soccer First on Tuesday night.
Beau Salyer had a two-point goal off an assist from Connor Defibaugh.
Dakota Shell added a goal.
Brent Ra...read more
2/18/2015 9:39:43 AM
Urbana High School has a new football coach.
During their regular school board meeting Tuesday night, Army veteran Jonathan Daniels was hired as a social studies teacher and head football coach.
A 2...read more
10/14/2015 8:53:56 AM
Four defendants pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon.
Zackariah Coleman, 27, of Bellefontaine, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of having ...read more
2/17/2015 1:17:31 PM
Several area middle school wrestlers placed at the CBC league meet at Tecumseh on Saturday.
Here are the team results:
1. Graham 264.5
2. Tecumseh 157.5
3. Mad River 116
4. Northwestern 110.5
2/16/2015 9:43:49 AM
The CBC bowling tournament held Friday at Northridge Lanes.
In the girls Mad River Division Sarah Carpenter rolled a 705 series and gained the “Bowler of the Year” award, winning by just ...read more
2/16/2015 8:23:26 AM
The High School Boys basketall sectional tournament drawing held Sunday.
The Bellefontaine Chiefs receive the #4 seed in the Div. 2 sectional tournament to be held at Springfield. Bellefontaine...read more
2/15/2015 8:30:21 AM
Local swim teams stayed busy on Friday and Saturday with sectional tournament competition.
The Chieftain swim team had numerous personal best times along with nine swimmers advancing to the district ...read more
10/13/2015 9:12:16 PM
At Tuesday night’s first meeting in October, Bellefontaine City Council adopted a resolution allowing the city to apply for an Ohio Public Works Commission grant.
The grant, worth $790,000, is ...read more
2/15/2015 8:21:39 AM
The Triad varsity girls basketball team fell to Cedarville 54-44 on Saturday.
Triad’s Nicole Simonelli had 19 points. Jenna Ober trailed with 10.
Triad is now 8-13 on the season and 3-11 in OH...read more
10/13/2015 11:59:40 AM
Green Hills Foundation Hall was filled with Logan County business leaders and elected officials Tuesday morning for the annual Legislative Breakfast from the Logan County Chamber of Commerce.
The aud...read more
2/15/2015 8:09:40 AM
2013 Bellefontaine High School graduate Rebecca Carman competed on Saturday in the All Ohio Indoor Track & Field Championship for Ohio Northern University.
She placed 2nd in Long Jump with a pers...read more
2/13/2015 9:31:47 PM
The Triad Cardinals trailed early at home but won going away in the end as they defeated OHC rival West Liberty-Salem 62-50 Friday night.
There was a great crowd (left) with a tournament atmosp...read more
2/13/2015 9:35:58 AM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Benjamin Logan 68-43 Thursday night.
Jamie Peterson had 19 points, 12 rebounds, and 7 assists.
Lily Yoder scored 18, Lauren God...read more
2/12/2015 10:48:08 AM
The Indian Lake varsity girls basketball team defeated host Graham 51-36 Wednesday night.
First-year head coach Nick Tucci said the Lakers turned in their best performance of the year.
Sammi Miller ...read more
2/10/2015 9:03:55 PM
Bellefontaine held on for a hard-fought 51-46 victory over Graham in a CBC crossover game Tuesday night on WBLL.
Bellefontaine led 14-9 after 1 quarter and had a 31-24 lead at halftime.
10/12/2015 8:07:25 AM
A drunk driver was arrested following a crash on Route 33 west of Lakeview Sunday morning around 1:10.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Sasha Knight, 43, of Lima, was driving a 2000 Pon...read more
2/10/2015 5:52:32 PM
The Hilliker YMCA swim teams competed in the Miami County Invitational over the weekend.
The invitational featured 8 teams from around the area.
The two teams combined for 205 points and placed 8th....read more
2/9/2015 9:03:38 PM
The West-Liberty Salem varsity girls basketball team improved to 17-3 overall Monday night and 11-2 in league play with a 60-32 win over visiting Triad.
Jamie Peterson led the attack with 18 points, ...read more
10/10/2015 10:54:51 AM
A local driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of State Route 708 and State Route 235 Friday at noon.
The Washington Township Police Department reports that Judy Harshfield, 65...read more
2/9/2015 5:50:12 PM
"Gloria's" Tumbling and Trampoline team had 13 members compete in Louisville, Kentucky Saturday.
A total of 19 teams from Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, and Illinois participated.
Khierstyn Bra...read more
10/11/2015 9:36:56 AM
The Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Southwest Region honored the Riverside High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter as an Outstanding Ongoing Student Program Thursday evening ...read more
2/9/2015 9:41:36 AM
The U11 Stars indoor soccer team defeated Elite FC 9-4 on Sunday.
AJ Kimball had a two-point shot.
Connor Defibaugh and Beau Salyer each scored two goals.
Dakota Shell, Keaton Stachler, and Brent R...read more
10/11/2015 9:28:49 AM
Village of Rushsylvania Mayor Phillip Wright has announced that CSX will be closing certain railroad crossings around Rushsylvania later this month due to new railroad tie replacement.
Those closings...read more
2/8/2015 7:52:35 AM
In high school girls basketball Saturday Benjamin Logan defeated county rival Bellefontaine 52-36.
Nikki Current piled up 17 points, Hayley Boysel recorded 10 points and 6 steals, and Taylor Co...read more
10/10/2015 12:01:11 PM
Twenty-six Bellefontaine High School students competed in the Ohio DECA District 3 Fall Leadership Conference at Ohio Northern University earlier this week.
The students were up against 11 other scho...read more
2/6/2015 8:34:30 PM
The Indian Lake Middle School track teams ran in a quad meet at Urbana recently.
The boys’ team finished in 2nd out of 4 teams and the girls’ team finished in 4th.
Individual placers wer...read more
2/6/2015 10:53:34 AM
The Indian Lake varsity boys bowling team defeated rival Northwestern 2,773 to 2,472 Thursday night.
Michael Stevens had games of 251 and 212 for a 463 series.
Bradley Hoover rolled a 229 and 199 fo...read more
10/9/2015 9:58:45 AM
Consolidated Care announced today they have been awarded the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant for $416,675.81 through the Ohio Attorney General’s Office as part of the new Expanding Services an...read more
10/9/2015 9:21:27 AM
A city dog owner will not face any charges after authorities responded to numerous complaints regarding the treatment of a Great Dane at 507 East Columbus Avenue.
The 15-month-old dog is owned by Dav...read more
2/5/2015 9:54:31 PM
Several area basketball teams were in action Thursday.
The Indian Lake varsity girls edged Riverside 47-45 on 98.3 WPKO.
Indian Lake showed signs of a team that was playing their fourth game in six ...read more
2/5/2015 12:22:37 PM
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Urbana 56-36 Wednesday night.
The win clinched the outright CBC Mad River Division title.
Nikki Current had 15 points, 4 assists, a...read more
2/4/2015 9:42:48 PM
The Urbana University Blue Knights football team signed 18 prep standouts and one transfer on Wednesday’s National Signing Day.
Highlights of the class include:
--this is head coac...read more
2/4/2015 6:54:25 PM
West Liberty-Salem varsity boys soccer goalie Sam Warye signed his letter of intent Wednesday.
Warye will be playing for the University of Findlay.
Sam plans to major in large animal veterinary scie...read more
10/8/2015 9:36:38 AM
A drunk man was arrested following a domestic dispute at his Middleburg home Thursday morning around 12:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Todd Bailey, 38, of 11989 Green Street, got ...read more
10/8/2015 9:15:21 AM
A drunk woman was arrested on multiple charges after she entered a home east of Bellefontaine Thursday morning around 12:50.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kelli Tevis, 42, of 7060 St...read more
2/3/2015 11:02:14 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team steamrolled visiting Northwestern 60-29 Tuesday on WBLL.
Bellefontaine led 9-3 after 1 quarter, 27-9 at the half, then outscored the Warriors 33-20 in t...read more
10/8/2015 8:43:10 AM
The Third District Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of Gurwinder Singh.
In February, the illegal immigrant was convicted on felony charges of kidnapping and gross sexual imposition.
Singh ...read more
2/3/2015 11:20:27 AM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team defeated Cedarville 51-41 Monday night.
Jamie Peterson had another double-double with 21 points and 14 rebounds.
Mikayla McIntosh tallied 12 poin...read more
2/3/2015 9:53:40 AM
The Benjamin Logan boys bowling team lost to Indian Lake 2,338 to 2,316 at T-P Lanes Monday night.
Logan Wenger led the Raiders with games of 205 and 189 for a 394 series.
Harvey McCann shot a 223 a...read more
2/2/2015 9:56:21 AM
Two former West Liberty-Salem track standouts are shining in college.
Wilmington senior Sarah Murphy had a big weekend for the Lady Quakers at the Ohio Athletic Conference South Split Meet in Mariett...read more
2/2/2015 9:36:49 AM
Several area runners braved the winter elements Sunday morning to compete in the Logan County Race Series Super Bowl Half Marathon.
All proceeds from the race benefit the Hilliker YMCA.
Alex Steiner...read more
2/1/2015 5:00:44 AM
The Indian Lake Swim Team participated in the CBC meet at Wright State University on Saturday.
Skyler Tavenner (left) won the 50 freestyle in a new meet record time of 22.63 and the 100 backstroke in...read more
2/1/2015 4:24:51 AM
In high school wrestling Indian Lake won their Laker Invitational Saturday.
Indian Lake defeated 6 other teams at the Invite (Wooster, Elida, Stebbins, Preble Shawnee, Chaminade Julienne, and Parkway...read more
10/6/2015 7:58:24 PM
The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities has been serving county residents with disabilities for years.
Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities Superintendent Saul Bauer shares t...read more
2/1/2015 4:01:22 AM
In high school girls basketball Saturday Indian Lake edged Greenon 50-49.
Sydney Miller led the way with 22 points.
Sammi Miller poured in 12 points, while Kelson Stidam and Caylee Wurster each cont...read more
10/6/2015 1:52:47 PM
Four defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon.
Jason Clevenger, 34, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 18 mon...read more
1/31/2015 11:06:08 AM
In Friday night bowling, the Indian Lake varsity boys topped Riverside at T-P Lanes.
Kyler Klingler led the Pirates with a 203 game and Andrew Wright had a 322 series.
The Riverside JV boys also los...read more
1/30/2015 9:59:13 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team fell at Springfield Shawnee 49-45 Friday night on WBLL.
The win moves the Braves into sole possession of first place in the CBC Kenton Trail.
Shawnee l...read more
1/29/2015 9:17:24 PM
Thursday night in boys bowling Riverside lost a close match to Emmanuel Christian 2,224 to 2,189.
Luke Lowery led the Pirates with games of 201 and 171 for a 372 series.
Dalton Lowery recorded...read more
10/6/2015 6:01:29 PM
Just as it’s time to start turning up the thermostats in our homes, Indian Lake students were practicing how to be safe when it comes to energy and heating.
Representatives from the National En...read more
1/29/2015 9:04:00 PM
The Calvary Christian Spartans junior high boys played at Oakstone Academy in Westerville Thursday evening.
The Spartans defeated the Tigers in a thriller in double overtime 46-41.
Calvary was...read more
1/29/2015 5:47:16 PM
The Indian Lake wrestling team defeated Elida 39-24 Wednesday to advance in the State Duals.
Results (Indian Lake wrestler in bold):
106 Double Forfeit
113 Austin Selvaggio pin Cameron Chamberlin 0...read more
10/6/2015 9:52:26 AM
Two drunk men were arrested following a disturbance in Lakeview Monday night around 11:50.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kevin Carter, 34, of 106 Lind Street, Russells Point, and Jac...read more
1/29/2015 10:31:04 AM
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team fell to visiting Dayton Stebbins 62-59 Wednesday night.
The Indians outscored the Raiders 28-16 in the fourth quarter.
The loss snapped Benjamin Loga...read more
10/5/2015 9:57:30 PM
Russells Point Council heard an update Monday on the village's police department levy.
The department is running a 3 mills levy that will generate $94,000 annually. On a $100,000 home the annual cost...read more
1/29/2015 9:53:11 AM
The u13 Blitzkrieg girls indoor soccer team defeated the UASA Eagles 7-2 Wednesday night.
Alanee Yaeger had a hat trick.
Brooke Miranda scored twice.
Caitlyn Shumaker and Shelby Downie each added a...read more
1/28/2015 8:42:35 PM
A Benjamin Logan volleyball standout is taking her skills to the collegiate level.
Tayler Rose signed her letter of intent Wednesday with Georgetown College in Kentucky. Georgetown is an NAIA Divisio...read more
1/28/2015 9:25:32 PM
The Hilliker YMCA swim teams competed against the Miami County YMCA recently.
Combined the two teams lost to Miami County 343-146. Individually, the boys lost 130-76 and the girls lost 213-70.
10/5/2015 9:07:05 AM
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 68 and State Route 508 Saturday afternoon around 4:20.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Christina Eva...read more
1/27/2015 11:15:34 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team faced Urbana on 1390 WBLL Tuesday.
The Chiefs fell in the final seconds to the host Hillclimbers 32-30.
Bellefontaine and Urbana were tied at the end o...read more
1/26/2015 11:34:46 PM
All eyes were on Central Ohio this past weekend as the National Hockey League's (NHL) finest were in Columbus for the 60th All-Star Game.
A total of 18,901 spectators packed Nationwide Arena to watch...read more
1/26/2015 5:25:52 PM
The Zanesfield Petanque Club had a member travel with the USA Petanque Delegation to Nice, France over the weekend.
Bellefontaine High School French teacher Shannon Hodge was the translator and ...read more
1/26/2015 8:47:34 AM
The High Point Stars U11 team opened their indoor season on Sunday with an 8-4 victory over the Delaware SC at Soccer First.
Dakota Shell and Beau Salyer each had hat tricks.
Connor Defibaugh added ...read more
1/26/2015 7:57:41 AM
Several West Liberty-Salem track and field alumni competed at college indoor meets over the weekend.
Wilmington College senior Sarah Murphy placed in three events at the Denison Lid Lifter Invitation...read more
10/4/2015 7:57:56 AM
Honda's commitment to encouraging the growth of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education among young students is now bringing those concepts off the page and into the real world &nda...read more
1/25/2015 8:23:41 AM
Local wrestling teams had a good showing at their respective meets on Saturday.
The Bellefontaine High School wrestling team won the Jonathan Alder Invitational.
The Chieftains placed first at the 1...read more
1/25/2015 8:21:07 AM
Area basketball teams were busy on the court on Saturday.
The West Liberty-Salem boys varsity team defeated Benjamin Logan 49-42.
Connor Woods was the leading scorer for the Tigers with 12 points.
10/3/2015 12:32:47 PM
The Bellefontaine Kroger is encouraging us to get a flu shot this fall.
Longtime pharmacist Steve Marshall reports the store has been administering the shots since late August.
He said the vaccine h...read more
1/23/2015 9:11:08 PM
The Bellefontaine Chieftains continue their hot streak in midseason as they came from behind to defeat visiting Dayton Stebbins 41-29 Friday on WBLL.
Stebbins led 8-7 after 1 quarter.
It was 1...read more
10/3/2015 10:43:15 AM
The following is a guest column by Bellefontaine Police Chief Brandon Standley, Logan County Sheriff Andy Smith, Washington Township Police Chief Rick Core, Russells Point Police Chief Joe Freyhof, We...read more
1/22/2015 10:30:32 PM
Bellefontaine native Louie Vito (left) competed in the X Games Thursday night at Aspen, Colorado.
Vito was part of a great field of the world’s top 16 riders that included Shaun White and...read more
10/3/2015 9:27:24 AM
A new Ohio Department of Transportation safety study has identified 10 deer crash “hotspots” around the state.
“Fewer daylight hours, the increased movement of deer due to mating se...read more
1/22/2015 8:57:53 PM
In girls high school basketball Thursday it was West Liberty-Salem winning over Cedarville 68-56.
Jamie Peterson led the Lady Tigers with 25 points. Lauren Godwin added 12 points.
West Liberty...read more
10/2/2015 11:17:18 PM
An alleged Chicago drug dealer now faces more drug charges after a routine traffic stop for an expired registration Thursday morning at 10:55 in the Walgreens parking lot at 101 East Sandusky Avenue.
1/22/2015 8:46:29 AM
A few area girls basketball teams played Wednesday night.
Bellefontaine fell to visiting Urbana 61-45.
The Hillclimbers raced out to a 20-10 lead after the opening quarter.
Urbana led 33-21 at the ...read more
10/2/2015 8:41:32 AM
A local man was arrested following a disturbance at his rural West Liberty home Thursday night around 6:05.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Christopher Gault, 44, got into an argument ...read more
1/21/2015 7:14:44 PM
39 members of Gloria's Tumbling and Trampoline Team competed in Cincinnati over the weekend.
There were over 250 competitors from Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, and Georgia.
Individual results are listed...read more
1/21/2015 12:47:44 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team defeated host Vandalia-Butler 62-43 Tuesday night.
Tristin Tillman played his first game of the season.
The senior guard scored 12 points off the bench...read more
10/1/2015 8:15:47 PM
Bellefontaine High School conducted its Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally Thursday evening.
The parade of 30 entrants went south down Main Street from Chillicothe Avenue, turned east on Washington Aven...read more
1/21/2015 10:42:19 AM
The Graham girls bowling team defeated Greenon 2,377 to 2,006 Tuesday night.
Senior Sarah Carpenter had games of 237 and 206 for a 443 series.
Freshman Jenna Seibold recorded a 194.
The Graham vars...read more
1/21/2015 9:32:30 AM
The Bellefontaine swim team easily won its final home meet of the season Tuesday night at the Hilliker YMCA.
The combined team scores were Bellefontaine 213, Northland 85, Benjamin Logan 24, and Colu...read more
10/1/2015 10:24:54 PM
“What a better way to start off the week than to go and see the smiling faces of the residents of Green Hills Community,” said Liz Martin, Marketing 2 student, after the BHS DECA Chapter t...read more
10/1/2015 8:44:37 PM
The Benjamin Logan FFA Soils Team traveled to Morrow County for the district soil contest Tuesday.
The team of six students learned how to evaluate the soil and land use for both ...read more
10/1/2015 8:29:53 PM
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Thursday that his office is sending checks to 850 Ohio public entities as part of a $11.5 million settlement to resolve an antitrust lawsuit against Cargill...read more
10/1/2015 2:36:30 PM
The latest Logan County recipient of the Lee's Famous Recipe "What are you Famous For?" Community Hero is going to Dave Cook of East Liberty. Dave was nominated by his wife Margaret. Here'...read more
1/19/2015 10:07:58 PM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team defeated host Bellefontaine 50-30 Monday night.
Jamie Peterson scored 22 points while Lauren Godwin contributed 14 in the win.
Brenda Johnson led...read more
10/1/2015 11:54:38 AM
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported a robust 13.1 percent September 2015 sales increase on total sales of 133,750 Honda and Acura vehicles for a new September benchmark. Honda Division sales...read more
10/1/2015 8:54:17 AM
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today reminded voters that the deadline to register to vote in the November Election is Monday, October 5th. Important dates to remember for this election are outlin...read more
1/19/2015 5:49:26 PM
The Bellefontaine swimmers competed in back-to-back meets over the weekend.
Saturday the team swam in the Wapak-Celina Invitational. The girls finished 6th and the boys were 7th. The meet featured 16...read more
1/19/2015 8:11:51 AM
The Benjamin Logan middle school and high school cheerleading teams competed at the 6th annual Mindi Justice Extravaganza at Riverdale High School on Saturday.
(Pictured: The Benjamin Logan middle sc...read more
10/1/2015 8:06:07 AM
A structure fire caused extensive damage to a house in Urbana Thursday morning around 1:30.
Firefighters from Urbana and St. Paris responded to 112 Ward Street (across from Steve's Market).
No one w...read more
1/18/2015 6:02:42 AM
The West Liberty-Salem Lady Tigers won a thriller over Mechanicsburg Saturday in girl's high school basketball 53-52.
Jamie Peterson led the balanced scoring attack with 10, while Mikayla McInt...read more
1/17/2015 11:59:23 AM
The Bellefontaine bowling teams swept Tipp City at T-P Lanes Friday.
The varsity boys outscored the Red Devils 2,643 to 2,366.
Anthony Tolliver had games of 196 and 232 for a 428 series.
Freshman D...read more
9/30/2015 6:39:24 PM
The McColly Covered Bridge on County Road 13 near DeGraff recently underwent a rehabilitation and restoration project.
The project was funded with help from the National Historic Covered Bridge Progr...read more
9/30/2015 6:03:14 PM
The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities Foundation will host its 28th Annual Chicken Bar-B-Q on October 8th.
The event will run from 11 am to 7 pm.
Port-A-Pit half chickens, applesauce,...read more
1/16/2015 11:30:28 PM
In the game heard on WBLL Friday night Bellefontaine rode a strong second half to gain a huge win at Tecumseh 64-57.
Tecumseh led at the end of one quarter 18-14, and maintained a four-point le...read more
9/30/2015 6:01:56 PM
A New Carlisle man was killed when his vehicle fell from an overpass on State Route 4 just east of State Route 369 in Clark County Wednesday morning about 10:15.
The Springfield Post of the State Hig...read more
1/16/2015 1:47:28 PM
The Benjamin Logan boys bowling team defeated Graham and Riverside at T-P Lanes Thursday night.
The Raiders shot a 2,414, the Falcons recorded a 2,064, and the Pirates rolled an 1,892.
Harvey McCann...read more
9/30/2015 9:14:30 AM
A local sex offender was arrested following an incident at Benjamin Logan Elementary School, 4560 County Road 26, Bellefontaine, Tuesday afternoon around 2:45.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office repor...read more
1/15/2015 9:57:58 PM
The Riverside Lady Pirates varsity basketball team, behind Molly Harshbarger’s 16 points, defeated Ridgemont Thursday night 49-32. Brooke Hickey added 13. Hickey also had 5 rebounds and 4 assist...read more
1/15/2015 12:53:39 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity girls bowling team defeated Dayton Stebbins 2,078 to 1,847 Wednesday night at T-P Lanes.
Haley Watkins rolled games of 174 and 216 for a 390 series.
Sierra Rhoades shot a 1...read more
1/15/2015 9:58:38 AM
Riverside volleyball standout Kerri Meade is taking her skills to the next level.
(Pictured: Kerri Meade is flanked by her parents, Steve Meade and Lori Myers, as she signs her letter of intent. Rive...read more
9/29/2015 4:35:09 PM
Four defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon.
Christopher Mundy, 34, of 504 West Chillicothe Avenue, Bellefo...read more
1/14/2015 10:51:56 PM
The Bellefontaine 7th grade girls basketball team won at Benjamin Logan 34-32 Wednesday night.
Hannah Rader led all scorers for the Lady Chiefs with 14 points along with 14 rebounds. Taizha Collier a...read more
1/14/2015 10:02:55 PM
The Hilliker YMCA swim teams competed against the Union County YMCA recently.
Combined the two teams lost to Union County 250-220. Individually, the boys won 111-96 and the girls lost 154-109.
1/14/2015 12:31:38 AM
In high school bowling Tuesday, the West Liberty-Salem boys defeated Northeastern 2,349-2,052.
Gage Rudasill was high scorer for the Tigers with a 245, Justin Salyers had a 215, and Reese Shafer...read more
1/13/2015 11:56:35 PM
In boys high school basketball Tuesday night it was Marysville 60 Bellefontaine 50. The game was featured on WBLL.
The Chiefs led 11-10 after 1 quarter and 25-23 at the half. After 3 quarters i...read more
1/13/2015 9:54:42 AM
Urbana University has selected its next athletic director.
Larry Cox, a longtime coach and administrator, will begin his duties on Monday.
Cox most recently served as the Director of Athletics at Ed...read more
9/28/2015 5:58:08 PM
The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center is inviting area high school juniors, seniors, and their parents to participate in the 35th annual Logan County College Day on Friday.
The event is bei...read more
1/13/2015 9:25:14 AM
The West Liberty-Salem Jr. High boys basketball teams were swept by Anna on Saturday.
The 7th grade Tigers fell 46-26.
Gavin Harrison had 5 points.
Matt Loffing, Ian Wolfe, and Jack Eggleston each ...read more
9/28/2015 3:52:35 PM
A city man was arrested following an armed robbery on the west side Saturday night around 11:05.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Jorrell Johnson, 34, of 207 North Elm Street, robbed ...read more
1/12/2015 6:32:01 PM
The Riverside football team's “Champions Club” was honored by a DeGraff restaurant recently.
Gangster’s Ristorante served the young men a four-course dinner.
In order to be a membe...read more
1/12/2015 2:48:47 PM
The Bellefontaine high school wrestling team finished 4th out of 16 teams at the Lima Senior Invitational on Saturday.
Tipp City beat Eastwood 277-275 to win the tournament and Troy edged the Chiefs ...read more
9/28/2015 10:07:49 AM
A local man was arrested on multiple felony drug warrants in Russells Point Saturday night around 9:30.
Deputies from the Logan County Sheriff's Office located Zachary Potter, 30, of 11170 Oneida Pat...read more
9/28/2015 9:49:20 AM
A drunk driver was arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop on State Route 235 north of Lakeview Sunday night around 6:35.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kenneth Lochtefe...read more
1/12/2015 8:59:37 AM
The u14 High Point Stars defeated the Panthers 9-4 Sunday to win the Soccer First indoor championship.
Dominik Patton had a hat trick, Marcus Walker scored twice, Isaiah Henry had a 2-point shot, and...read more
9/28/2015 9:19:13 AM
The boil advisory issued for several south side residents in Bellefontaine has been lifted.
The boil alert was declared Friday due to a water line depressurization.
The advisory affected the followi...read more
1/11/2015 9:09:04 AM
The Winter Wood Bat World Championships in Kissimmee, Florida saw a local athlete amongst its ranks.
Korbin Fox, a 7th grade student at Bellefontaine, plays for the Stars and Stripes 13U All-American...read more
1/11/2015 8:58:18 AM
Bellefontaine High School was well represented at the Ohio Northern Indoor Track Invitational.
There were 43 runners in the 1600 meter run.
Ryan Dunn placed third with a time of 4:39.97.
Wes Samuel...read more
1/11/2015 8:46:09 AM
Several area basketball teams hit the court on Saturday.
The Riverside varsity boys basketball team routed Vanlue 63-33.
Landon Kelsey was the leading scorer with 19 points. Tanner Lane had 14.
1/9/2015 11:30:47 PM
Several boys basketball teams were in action Friday night despite the many school cancellations earlier in the day. Here's the PeakofOhio.com scoreboard:
9/27/2015 7:32:20 AM
Local real estate development company COMSTOR Community Storage & Properties, owned by Jason Duff, has recently announced their Lofts110, luxury apartment lofts in downtown Bellefontaine.
The new...read more
9/27/2015 7:21:18 AM
A covered bridge in Richland Township will be closing for an extended time to undergo repairs.
The Logan County Engineer’s Office has announced crews from Brian Bros. Painting and Restoration w...read more
1/8/2015 8:48:03 PM
A few area schools took to the court Thursday.
The Riverside varsity girls lost at Waynesfield-Goshen 46-40.
Standout Brooke Hickey led the Pirates with 21 points and 7 rebounds.
Hickey was 9-for-9...read more
1/8/2015 8:42:36 PM
The Bellefontaine JV girls bowling team defeated Calvary Christian 1,806 to 1,522 Thursday.
For Bellefontaine, Heather Johnson fired a 337 series, Hannah Davis bowled a 320 series, Terra Knight rolle...read more
9/26/2015 9:41:01 AM
The Logan County Commissioners and Emergency Management Agency say they’re pleased to announce that Governor Kasich has authorized implementation of the State Disaster Relief Program (SDRP) for ...read more
9/26/2015 9:33:56 AM
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are urging residents to safely dispose of prescription drugs during the DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back ...read more
1/8/2015 10:09:52 AM
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys bowling team defeated Indian Lake 2,665 to 2,543 Wednesday night at T-P Lanes.
Logan Wenger had games of 269 and 216 for a 485 series.
Senior Trent Harshfield shot a ...read more
1/6/2015 10:35:05 PM
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team defeated visiting Mechanicsburg 75-64 Tuesday night.
Leading the way for the Lady Raiders were four players in double figures.
Freshman Nikki C...read more
1/6/2015 8:45:26 PM
The Bellefontaine bowling teams took on Mechanicsburg Tuesday.
The Bellefontaine varsity boys defeated Mechanicsburg 2,650 to 2,447.
Joey Jacobs fired a 406 series, Dylan Legge bowled a 379 ser...read more
9/25/2015 4:38:29 PM
A water line depressurization in Bellefontaine has prompted a boil advisory for several south side residents again.
The impacted areas include:
1133 and 1137 South Detroit Street
1146, 1180, 1217, ...read more
1/6/2015 10:46:35 AM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team rallied past visiting Northeastern 45-36 Monday night.
The Tigers outscored the Jets 33-15 in the second half.
Junior Jamie Peterson had another ...read more
1/4/2015 8:50:26 AM
Two local swim teams competed in the Shawnee Invitational at Wright State on Saturday.
The Bellefontaine Chieftain girls finished 5th beating out Kenton Ridge by 2 points and were 2nd of the CBC...read more
1/4/2015 8:42:24 AM
Several area basketball teams took to the courts on Saturday.
The Bellefontaine varsity team defeated visiting Lima Shawnee 53-46 on WBLL.
Daniel Boy led the Chiefs with 14 points.
1/3/2015 10:22:51 AM
Friday was a busy day for area bowling teams as the Holiday Baker Classic brought in bowlers from several schools for its first time at TP Lanes.
The boys’ competition saw 11 teams compete whil...read more
9/25/2015 10:38:59 AM
Based on law enforcement drug seizures, Ohio has seen a major increase in drug reports involving fentanyl, a more lethal opiate that is 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin. With 502 fentanyl-r...read more
1/2/2015 9:50:07 PM
Local basketball teams hit the court Friday evening.
The Bellefontaine varsity boys defeated Kenton Ridge 57-39.
The Chiefs improve to 3-4 and 2-1 in conference play.
The JV Chiefs beat Kenton Ri...read more
9/25/2015 10:04:05 AM
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel stood Thursday with leaders representing Ohio cities, schools, townships and other entities and announced the launch of 114 local government and school district spending sit...read more
9/24/2015 9:40:10 AM
Students at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center raised $585.16 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention during the week of September 8th.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and Dia...read more
1/1/2015 8:25:20 AM
The West Liberty-Salem Tigers wrestled at the Toledo St. Johns Jesuit Invitational on Tuesday.
Trevor Anderson was 5-0, defeating the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd seeded wrestlers to win the 145 pound cha...read more
12/31/2014 5:39:40 AM
In varsity boys basketball it was Anna 47 West Liberty-Salem 31. Trent Thomas led the Tigers with 11 points in the 3rd place game at the Versailles Holiday Tournament.
Now 4-5, they play at Cat...read more
9/24/2015 8:12:32 AM
A man riding a dirt bike suffered serious injuries in a crash near Rushsylvania Wednesday night around 7:10.
According to Logan County Sheriff's Office dispatcher logs, Rushcreek Fire and EMS were se...read more
12/30/2014 6:38:23 AM
The WL-S Varsity boys lost to Versailles 78-42. Versailles led 33-22 at halftime and broke the game open with a 26-10 third quarter.
Trent Thomas had 13 points and Conner Woods had 10.
12/29/2014 8:25:02 PM
The Calvary Christian School girls bowling team defeated Springfield Central Catholic 1,702 to 1,571 Monday.
Amariah Tanner bowled a 328 series and Kerr Howard fired a 324 series.
The Benjamin Logan...read more
9/23/2015 12:41:35 PM
The boil advisory issued for several south side residents in Bellefontaine has been lifted.
The boil alert was declared Tuesday morning due to a water line depressurization.
The advisory affected th...read more
12/27/2014 10:27:37 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team overcame an early deficit to beat host Indian Lake 57-53 Saturday night on WBLL.
The Lakers jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first three-and-a-half minu...read more
9/23/2015 8:47:50 AM
A city woman was robbed at gunpoint near her residence Tuesday night around 11:10.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Kathleen Hecht, 54, of 400 West Sandusky Avenue, came home from wor...read more
12/26/2014 7:03:31 AM
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.
12/24/2014 9:48:58 AM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys bowling team defeated host Greeneview 2,279 to 2,144 Tuesday night.
Logan Woolley fired a 207, Justin Salyers and Brad Burt each tossed a 187, Gage Rudasill record...read more
12/23/2014 10:19:45 PM
Several area basketball teams hit the court Tuesday night.
On 1390 WBLL, the Bellefontaine varsity boys hosted Thurgood Marshall.
The Chiefs lost 51-33.
The Chiefs trailed Thurgood Marshall 28-20 a...read more
9/22/2015 10:15:14 PM
Examples of city government meeting the needs of taxpayers were on display Tuesday night when Bellefontaine City Council met.
For the first time since 2011, and the second time ever, the city receive...read more
12/23/2014 1:44:55 PM
The Indian Lake varsity boys basketball team shot past visiting Graham 77-60 Monday night.
The Lakers jumped out to a 29-11 lead after one quarter.
Senior Jalon Tuttle led the winners with 27 points...read more
12/22/2014 10:14:34 PM
The Bellefontaine Hilliker Heat swim teams defeated the Van Wert YMCA Marlins recently.
The boys won 108 to 84 and the girls won 159 to 79.
Boys 100 Medley Relay 8 & Under
Place 1 - 1...read more
9/22/2015 10:15:42 AM
A drunk woman was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic dispute at her rural Zanesfield home Monday afternoon around 4:55.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Susan Stover, 42,...read more
12/22/2014 9:21:52 AM
The Indian Lake swim team competed in a quad meet in Greenville over the weekend.
Skyler Tavenner won the 50 freestyle in a time of 22.40 and placed 2nd in 100 backstroke with a time of 57.90. Both t...read more
9/22/2015 9:37:48 AM
A semi driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash on Route 33 near Huntsville Monday night around seven o'clock.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Osman Omar, 26, of Arlington, Texas...read more
9/22/2015 9:25:23 AM
A water line depressurization in Bellefontaine has prompted a boil advisory for several south side residents.
The impacted areas include:
1133 and 1137 South Detroit Street
1146, 1180, 1217, 1225, ...read more
12/21/2014 5:17:28 AM
The Bellefontaine High School wrestling team finished 4th out of 10 teams Saturday at the Washington Court House Duals with a 3-2 record.
The Chiefs defeated Cincinnati Taylor 63-12, Chillicothe 47-3...read more
9/22/2015 9:17:05 AM
Indian Lake’s Homecoming festivities will take place this weekend.
(Pictured, left to right: Aubrey Grider, Isabella Barnes, Michelle Grider, Kati Bowsher, and Kelly Shoffner)
Students voted s...read more
12/21/2014 5:07:02 AM
In girls high school basketball Saturday it was Tri-Village over West Liberty-Salem 42-31.
Jamie Peterson led the way with 10 points and 8 rebounds with Lauren Godwin adding 8.
It was Triad 65...read more
9/22/2015 8:15:58 AM
Bellefontaine native Scott Thompson was the featured speaker at the Bellefontaine Rotary Club meeting Monday afternoon.
Thompson is the director of safety and security at Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Ba...read more
12/20/2014 2:09:01 PM
The following are area high school bowling results from Friday.
The Indian Lake varsity boys defeated Bellefontaine 2523-2707. Michael Stevens rolled games of 225 and 236 for a 461 series. Cody Dearw...read more
9/21/2015 10:44:13 PM
The Benjamin Logan Board of Education discussed the final two parts of a three part technology upgrade project Monday.
The technology department has been making upgrades throughout the district. The ...read more
9/21/2015 9:23:10 PM
Indian Lake board members were provided details Monday night at their monthly meeting of the homecoming parade that is scheduled for this Thursday, September 24th.
Russells Point Police Chief Joe Fre...read more
12/19/2014 10:35:09 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team dropped a heartbreaker to visiting Springfield Shawnee 45-44 Friday night on WBLL.
The Chiefs led 33-22 at the half, but went cold in the final two quar...read more
9/21/2015 5:27:28 PM
The former Bellefontaine JV softball coach pleaded guilty to a felony sex charge before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Monday afternoon.
Addie Rife, 27, of 221 Caddie Drive, Mary...read more
12/19/2014 12:45:43 PM
In varsity girls basketball, Riverside junior Aubrey Stephens hit a last-second shot to carry the Pirates past visiting Lehman 37-35 Thursday night.
Stephens finished with 8 points.
Senior Brooke Hi...read more
12/19/2014 10:47:00 AM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys bowling team defeated Southeastern 2,508 to 2,241 Thursday.
Logan Woolley shot a 216, Justin Salyers fired a 207, Gage Rudasill rolled a 205, Reese Shafer tossed a...read more
9/21/2015 9:56:59 AM
A local woman was arrested on multiple charges after she threatened her husband with a gun during a domestic dispute at their 308 North Center Street, Belle Center residence Sunday afternoon around 1:...read more
12/18/2014 9:33:38 AM
The Bellefontaine varsity girls bowling team beat Springfield 2,042 to 1,853 at T-P Lanes Wednesday.
Haley Watkins rolled a 169 and 171 for a 340 series.
Sierra Rhoades tossed a 312 series and Caris...read more
9/21/2015 5:46:05 AM
A drunk driver was arrested after he nearly struck another driver near Belle Center Monday morning around 1:25.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Taylor Ray Werner, 24, of 701 South Main...read more
12/18/2014 9:21:25 AM
The Indian Lake varsity girls basketball team rallied past Greenon 62-59 for their first win of the season.
The host Lakers outscored the Knights 35-19 in the final quarter.
Kelson Stidam hit the go...read more
9/20/2015 9:36:51 AM
It’s the biggest weekend of the year for primetime television lovers with the 67th Emmy Awards airing tonight at eight o’clock. Meantime, one Indian Lake alumnus is celebrating recently wi...read more
12/17/2014 10:30:29 AM
A few area bowling teams were in action Tuesday night.
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys beat Piqua 2,667 to 2,631.
Gage Rudasill rolled a 239, Reese Shafer tossed a 207, Logan Woolley shot a 200,...read more
9/20/2015 9:02:16 AM
Benjamin Logan recently named its Seniors of the Month.
Name: Joseph Charbel
Parents: George and Debbie Charbel
School activities and awards: Marching Band – Senior Fi...read more
12/17/2014 10:02:17 AM
The Bellefontaine High School wrestling team defeated Lima Shawnee 37-30 in a dual meet Tuesday night.
Winning matches for the Chiefs were Dylan Christman (113), Bryan Ward (120), Max Wilcoxon (126),...read more
9/20/2015 8:19:27 AM
A local driver was injured after she slammed into a tree on South Main Street in Urbana Saturday afternoon 2:25.
The Urbana Police Department reports that Lynn Alltop, 60, of 311 Talbot Avenue, Urban...read more
12/17/2014 4:54:49 AM
As featured on 98.3 WPKO, the West Liberty-Salem varsity boys basketball team ran past host Riverside 61-40.
The Tigers jumped out to a 16-2 lead after the opening quarter.
Austin Miller poured in 1...read more
9/19/2015 10:23:51 AM
The United Way of Logan County is accepting funding requests from local non-profit agencies to access funds from its current fall campaign. To receive funding through the regular allocations proc...read more
12/15/2014 11:29:21 PM
In Monday’s high school girls basketball action, Fairbanks defeated host Riverside 37-28.
Monica Hurley led the Lady Pirates with 10 points.
Riverside is 1-6.
Triad handed North Union their f...read more
9/19/2015 8:43:02 AM
Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Quincy Friday night around 6:30.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Dustin Macy, 29, of 221 Jefferson Street, Quincy, was southbou...read more
12/15/2014 9:07:03 AM
The Bellefontaine High School wrestling team finished 3rd out of 9 teams Saturday at its own Jimmy Mac Duals with a 3-2 record.
The Chieftains defeated Greenfield McClain 48-30, Carlisle 60-10, and X...read more
9/18/2015 11:10:33 PM
Celebrating fall harvest is anything but typical for Freshwater Farms of Ohio, north of Urbana, which will host the 14th annual Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival this Saturday and Sunday.
The festival,...read more
12/14/2014 9:25:10 AM
An area volleyball standout has garnered recognition on the national level.
2013 Benjamin Logan High School Graduate Ciarra Wirick of West Liberty has been named a National Junior College Athletic As...read more
12/14/2014 8:12:18 AM
Basketball teams around the area were busy on Saturday.
High School Boys
The Calvary Christian Spartans defeated the Sidney Christian Eagles 68-38 for their first win in school history.
9/18/2015 9:40:13 AM
A city woman was arrested on multiple felony charges after she assaulted her former roommate, then led police on a pursuit Thursday afternoon around 1:20.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports ...read more
12/14/2014 8:04:35 AM
The West Liberty-Salem High School varsity wrestling team traveled to the Coldwater Sielski Duals on Saturday.
Josh Cordell was undefeated with four pins and a tech fall. Ely Serna won two matches an...read more
9/17/2015 8:35:48 PM
The Adriel School in West Liberty conducted an open house to welcome its new president/CEO Thursday.
The board officially changed Todd Hanes' title with the organization from interim CEO to president...read more
12/13/2014 12:47:19 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity bowling teams were swept at Kenton Ridge Friday.
The varsity boys fell 2,739 to 2,491.
Dylan Legge rolled games of 214 and 211 for a 425 series.
Cale Sterling shot a 213 a...read more
12/12/2014 9:19:22 PM
Area boys basketball teams were in action Friday.
On 1390 WBLL, the Bellefontaine varsity Chiefs defeated host Dayton Stebbins 55-45.
The Chiefs never trailed and pulled away with a couple of surges...read more
12/12/2014 12:32:50 PM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team beat visiting Mechanicsburg 47-36 Thursday night.
Jamie Peterson had 20 points and 11 rebounds.
Lauren Godwin added 8 points.
The Tigers are 4-1...read more
9/17/2015 5:55:16 PM
Authorities continue to investigate the fire that destroyed the Mad River Mountain lodge Wednesday night.
When firefighters arrived, the rear of the building was fully engulfed.
Moments later, the f...read more
9/17/2015 8:38:59 AM
A rollover injury accident temporarily closed County Road 153 near Middleburg Thursday morning around 8:25.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash on 153 between County Road 144 and T...read more
12/12/2014 10:37:31 AM
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team went 2-0 to win the Logan County tri-meet Thursday night at Benjamin Logan.
Bellefontaine was 1-1.
Benjamin Logan finished 0-2.
Indian Lake 57, Benjamin Logan...read more
9/17/2015 8:11:35 AM
Two female teens who walked away from an Adriel School Group Home earlier this week have been charged for a series of thefts near West Liberty.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Alexis W...read more
12/12/2014 9:33:04 AM
Reliant Mechanical is sponsoring three half marathons in Logan County.
The races will be held on Thursday, January 1; Sunday, February 1; and Saturday, March 14, 2015.
The January 1st race begins at...read more
9/17/2015 8:01:51 AM
Your drive on Route 33 near Zanesfield may be delayed over the next two days.
ODOT reports that lane closures will be in effect on 33 in both directions between County Road 10 and State Route 292 fro...read more
12/11/2014 1:32:47 PM
Two youth soccer standouts will showcase their skills at a prestigious event next year.
High Point Stars members Pierce Wall and Beau Salyer were recently selected to represent the Dayton district in...read more
9/16/2015 10:10:52 PM
The Top of Ohio Ag Tour returns this Sunday afternoon from 1 o'clock to 5 o'clock.
The free, one-day public event takes time every other year to showcase Logan County and Ohio's largest industry, Agr...read more
12/10/2014 10:49:39 PM
In girls high school basketball Wednesday night, Kenton Ridge ran past host Benjamin Logan 81-31.
Legendary coach Ed Foulk has over 500 wins at Kenton Ridge and his teams always play at a break-neck...read more
9/16/2015 7:51:09 PM