2/7/2016 8:34:07 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 1:30 to 3:30 ...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
2/7/2016 7:40:33 AM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity wrestling team competed at the Ohio Heritage Conference Championships Saturday.
Tanner Workman had a pin on his way to a second place finish at 126 lbs. Ely Serna finis...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 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 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 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 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
1/28/2016 10:44:24 AM
Mad River Mountain hosted its adult race league Wednesday night.
25 riders competed in three different divisions.
Here are the top finishers in each category.
1. Bobby Mugan
2. Greg...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 9:07:52 AM
The Benjamin Logan High School wrestlers competed at the North Union Invitational on Saturday, finishing 6th in the team race.
Individual places are as follows:
106 lbs - Cole Houser, 1st
126 lbs -...read more
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
1/20/2016 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 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 10:48:37 PM
Gloria's Tumbling and Trampoline Team had 5 members travel to a competition in Belvidere, Illinois over the weekend.
The meet featured 35 teams from all over the United States.
In the invitational c...read more
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
1/18/2016 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
1/18/2016 10:47:05 AM
The Bellefontaine swim team competed in the 18-team Celina Invitational on Saturday.
The girls finished 5th and the boys 10th overall.
Emily Fulmer broke her own school record in the 100 Fly in 1:02...read more
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
1/13/2016 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 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 9:29:45 AM
Local wrestlers have been staying busy.
Benjamin Logan High School placed 9th at the Valley View Invitational.
Mason Plikerd led the team, taking 2nd in the 160 lb weight class. Lane Griffin w...read more
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 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]
1/7/2016 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 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
1/5/2016 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 8:59:04 PM
Area bowling teams hit the lanes Tuesday.
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys beat Mechanicsburg 2,560 to 2,345.
For the Tigers, Brad Burt fired a 227 game, Treven Marchal shot a 226 game, Reese Sha...read more
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
1/1/2016 9:33:35 AM
The West Liberty-Salem Varsity Wrestling team competed at the Bill Urban Memorial Invitational Wednesday December 30th at Toledo St John's Jesuit High School.
Josh Cordell finished second at 160lbs. ...read more
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
12/29/2015 9:31:04 PM
In HS boy’s basketball Tuesday Indian Lake rolled over New Bremen 74-51.
Beau Hefner blistered the nets for 30 points, Dylan Albright scored 14, and Collin Coburn added 8 points for the Lakers....read more
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 7:15:09 PM
Two local softball players were recently selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase North at Kent State University on January 9th and 10th.
Brooke Lewis and Madisyn Neal will compete in th...read more
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
12/21/2015 9:53:23 AM
The Bellefontaine swim team competed in the Wildcat Invitational in Springfield on Saturday.
The Lady Chiefs brought home 2nd place out of 12 teams and the boys finished 5th out of 8.
Freshman ...read more
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
12/18/2015 10:36:48 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team faltered in the fourth quarter and fell to longtime rival Kenton Ridge 54-47 Friday night on WBLL.
The host Chiefs got off to a slow start.
The Couga...read more
12/18/2015 7:08:02 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys topped Northwestern, 2706-2626.
Noah Jackson led the way with two games of 221 for a 442 series. Dylan Legge had games of 215 and 194 for a 409 series. Anthony Tolliver...read more
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
12/16/2015 8:20:29 PM
On Wednesday, the Benjamin Logan varsity bowling team beat both Bellefontaine and Riverside during a home match.
The Raiders won the match with 2545 score. Riverside finished with a 1941 and Bellefon...read more
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
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
12/15/2015 10:29:57 AM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys bowling team defeated Greenon 2,208 to 2,171 Monday night.
Mike Price shot a 197, Reese Shafer recorded a 177, Justin Salyers tossed a 173, Brad Burt had a 170, an...read more
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
12/14/2015 9:28:16 PM
Razz-M-Tazz Studios competed at the Twirling Unlimited Competition in Ida, Michigan Saturday.
The studio had 3 teams active during the event. The Senior Team placed 1st and the Tot's Team and Junior ...read more
12/14/2015 12:46:28 PM
The Benjamin Logan Middle School wrestling team won the Aqua Falls Tournament at Indian Valley on Saturday.
Placing for the Raiders:
Steele Boysel 1st
Nick Rose 1st
Dylan McManus 1st&n...read more
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
12/14/2015 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
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
12/13/2015 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
2/4/2016 9:53:11 PM
The Bellefontaine Police Department's Citizens' Police Academy began its fourth class Thursday evening.
This year 24 members from the community signed up for the one-night-a-week program for 13 weeks...read more
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.
2/4/2016 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
12/11/2015 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
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
12/10/2015 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
12/10/2015 7:59:04 PM
The Calvary Christian varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams recently competed in a 10-team tournament in Wapakoneta.
Both teams performed well in the tournament and 4 CCS players were...read more
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
12/9/2015 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
2/4/2016 8:39:31 AM
After hearing about cutbacks and staff reductions at the last three meetings, Logan County Health District board members received some good news at their monthly meeting on Wednesday.
The board happi...read more
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
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
2/3/2016 8:46:29 AM
Several people were injured in a three-vehicle crash on Route 68 south of Urbana near Hickory Grove Road Tuesday night around 6:15.
According to dispatcher logs, Urbana Fire and EMS, Moorefield Towns...read more
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
2/3/2016 7:49:36 AM
American Honda Motor Company today reported January sales of 100,497 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 1.7 percent in an unusual month as the industry endured winter weather on both coasts along...read more
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
2/3/2016 8:22:23 AM
Sixteen Ohioans lost their lives in fires in January 2016, down from 26 in January 2015. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is contributing this decrease to a somewhat mild winter as well as moment...read more
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
2/2/2016 10:36:17 AM
A local bicyclist was cited following a crash behind Bernie’s Drive Thru Monday afternoon around 3:10.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Adam Suever, 39, at large, rode a bicycle...read more
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
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
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
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
2/1/2016 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
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.
2/1/2016 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
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
2/1/2016 9:37:01 AM
A drunk driver was arrested following a one-vehicle accident near Belle Center Saturday night around ten o'clock.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Charles Hall, 28, of 8479 County Road ...read more
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.
2/1/2016 5:29:08 AM
Indian Lake Middle School has released their honor roll for the second quarter.
8th Grade 4.0- Taylor Brentlinger, Carter Burnside, Kaya Campbell, Kassidy Crockett, Rachel Davis, Elizabeth Elliott, J...read more
11/30/2015 5:27:50 PM
The high school football state championship games will be played at Ohio Stadium this weekend.
Division III - Thursday at 7:30 pm:
Toledo Central Catholic (12-2)
Akron Hoban (13-1)
Division V - Fr...read more
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
11/29/2015 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
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
11/27/2015 10:20:48 PM
The Bellefontaine boys’ varsity team made their presence known in their season opener Friday night. The Chieftains came back from being a point down at the half to win over Celina 59-50.
1/30/2016 10:28:04 AM
Benjamin Logan Treasurer Robert Kuehnle has been recognized for helping cut healthcare costs at the district.
State Auditor Dave Yost has rolled out a new website designed to help save tax dollars fo...read more
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
11/25/2015 1:11:26 PM
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team beat visiting Kenton 39-33 Tuesday night.
Natalie Drumm poured in 13 points, Coreen Crosby had 9 points, and Nikki Current added 7 points.
The Raider...read more
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
1/30/2016 8:44:30 AM
Community grants totaling nearly $50,000 were recently awarded by Mary Rutan Foundation to eleven community partners.
The focus of the grant program is to foster overall community participation in th...read more
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
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
11/24/2015 12:56:49 PM
The Riverside varsity girls basketball team edged host Indian Lake 42-39 Monday night.
The Pirates jumped out to a 24-12 halftime lead.
The Lakers used a 20-6 third quarter run to take the lead.
1/29/2016 10:31:00 AM
A local woman was arrested on multiple charges after she was caught shoplifting at Rite Aid, 230 South Main Street, Thursday afternoon around 12:40.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that A...read more
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
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
11/23/2015 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.
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
1/28/2016 8:42:39 PM
Indian Lake High School students who will be eligible to vote in the 2016 elections learned why they should during a special presentation.
Logan County Board of Elections Deputy Director Adam Brannon...read more
11/22/2015 8:56:43 AM
Local basketball teams took to the hardwood on Saturday.
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls team topped visiting West Liberty-Salem 49-46.
Nikki Current led the scoring with 24 points. Hayley Boysel a...read more
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
1/28/2016 9:57:28 AM
A man was arrested on multiple charges following a disturbance in the Mary Rutan Hospital Emergency Department Wednesday afternoon around 3:45.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Adam H...read more
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
1/28/2016 9:13:11 AM
A county teen was arrested on multiple charges after he threatened to blow up the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, then shoot his teacher and kill himself.
The Bellefontaine Police Department responded t...read more
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
1/28/2016 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
1/27/2016 8:40:12 PM
Ridgemont is proceeding forward with the demolition projects at its former buildings.
Following input from the community, the board of education voted on May 28, 2015 to demolish all of the Mt. Victo...read more
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
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
1/27/2016 7:49:01 PM
It seems you can’t watch TV these days without seeing a commercial about filing your income tax return. Maybe that’s why Tuesday’s opening day of the United Way-funded VITA (Voluntee...read more
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
1/27/2016 7:56:58 PM
Green Hills Community received a $30,000 grant from the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing’s (OCCH) philanthropic affiliate, Ohio Capital Impact Corporation (OCIC) to create a new walking trai...read more
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
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.
11/16/2015 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
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
11/16/2015 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
1/26/2016 10:10:13 PM
The Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Liquor Control reported Tuesday that the dollar sales of spirituous liquor reached a record level in 2015, totaling more than $1 billion ($1,018,126,447). ...read more
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
1/26/2016 10:52:27 AM
Six defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon.
William Keller, 40, of Lakeview, was sentenced to 120 days in t...read more
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
1/26/2016 9:58:50 AM
Two city teens who were reported missing Monday morning were found in Lima, then arrested.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Jonathan Coleman, 17, of 320 Walnut Street, and Brittany Ko...read more
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
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
11/13/2015 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
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
11/13/2015 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
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
11/12/2015 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
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
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
11/10/2015 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
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
1/25/2016 9:34:52 AM
Indian Lake High School has released their honor roll for the second quarter.
Seniors 4.0- Cody Beair, Joseph (Joey) Davidson, Connor Davis, Renae Deardurff, Michelle Grider, Ashley Holycross, Magan ...read more
1/25/2016 8:52:10 AM
Two passengers were injured in a crash on County Road 97 just south of Township Road 237 (near Belle Center) Sunday afternoon around five o'clock.
The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol repo...read more
11/9/2015 10:33:49 PM
West Liberty-Salem standout Jamie Peterson was named to the Under Armor All-American Honorable Mention Team in volleyball.
The Under Armor Girls High School All-America Program is through the AVCA (A...read more
1/25/2016 8:49:21 AM
An area driver was cited following an injury accident on State Route 274 near Township Road 238 (east of Huntsville) Sunday afternoon around 5:10.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Raymo...read more
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
1/25/2016 9:21:06 AM
A drunk man was arrested on multiple charges following an incident at Mad River Mountain, 1000 Snow Valley Road, Zanesfield, Saturday night around 10:20.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports tha...read more
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
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
1/24/2016 8:20:39 AM
As many parts of the country are being hit hard by winter weather and the bitter cold, State Fire Marshal Larry L. Flowers is asking all residents to make sure their homes are fire safe. He says ...read more
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
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
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
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
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
1/23/2016 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
11/6/2015 6:46:03 PM
5 Ada (6-5) 7
4 Riverside (10-1) 32 (First ever playoff win! Go Pirates!!)
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
1/22/2016 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
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
1/22/2016 8:24:54 PM
The Indian Lake School Board is again considering the creation of a drug testing policy for students involved in extracurricular activities.
The Board met in regular session Thursday night. The 13-me...read more
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
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
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
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
1/22/2016 8:27:27 AM
A local driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 32 southwest of Bellefontaine Wednesday afternoon around 3:35.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Donald King Jr., 62...read more
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
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
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
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
1/21/2016 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
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
10/30/2015 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
1/21/2016 9:18:58 AM
A teen driver was cited after he crashed on County Road 5 near County Road 20 (north of Benjamin Logan) Wednesday afternoon around 3:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jonathan Anders...read more
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
1/20/2016 9:18:35 PM
Congressman Jim Jordan hosted a reception for Matt Huffman Wednesday evening at Café 212 in Bellefontaine.
Mr. Huffman, of Lima, is seeking Ohio’s 12th District Senate seat along with f...read more
1/20/2016 8:17:40 PM
The Logan County Mayors’ Association met for the first time in 2016 Wednesday evening.
The county mayors gathered in Huntsville to introduce themselves and discuss several topics that affect th...read more
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
1/21/2016 7:49:10 AM
The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center is hosting the county spelling bee in the Benjamin Logan Middle School Media Center tonight at six o’clock.
Each school building for grades 1-8 c...read more
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
1/20/2016 10:32:21 AM
Six defendants were sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Tuesday afternoon.
Amy Corwin, 26, of 6253 Route 68 South, West Liberty, was sentenced to the West Centr...read more
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)
1/20/2016 9:52:00 AM
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of East Sandusky Avenue and Lakewood Drive Tuesday afternoon around four o'clock.
The Bellefontaine Police Department report...read more
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
10/27/2015 1:00:41 PM
LCS Elite defeated Bellefontaine 3-2 to win the Jr. High soccer tournament championship at Benjamin Logan Monday night.
Reid Vance gave the Lakers a 1-0 lead in the first half.
Bellefontaine tied th...read more
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
10/26/2015 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
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
10/26/2015 5:49:05 PM
The Benjamin Logan cross country teams hosted a one-mile race before last Friday’s football game.
The race was open to students in grades Kindergarten through 6th.
Ribbons were awarded to the ...read more
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
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
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
1/19/2016 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
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:
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
1/19/2016 5:43:18 AM
A structure fire destroyed a farmhouse at 1220 State Route 235 North, DeGraff, Tuesday morning around two o'clock.
The DeGraff Fire Department along with mutual aid from Lakeview, Indian Joint, Hunts...read more
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 4:43:33 PM
The Bellefontaine Chieftains (2-6) (1-2) face the Shawnee Braves (2-6) (1-2) on 1390 WBLL "The Bell". Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live at Shawnee High School.
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
10/23/2015 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
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
10/22/2015 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
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
1/17/2016 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
10/22/2015 12:16:46 PM
The Riverside varsity volleyball team swept Twin Valley South in the Division IV sectional tournament at Tipp City Wednesday night.
The scores were 25-16, 25-16, and 25-18.
Aubrey Stephens had 18 po...read more
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
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)
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)
1/14/2016 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
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
1/14/2016 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
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
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
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
1/14/2016 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
10/18/2015 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
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
10/18/2015 9:32:36 AM
Shady Bowl Speedway closed out its 2015 season on a cool crisp night of racing Saturday.
It was the “Run Watcha Brung” evening with three features on the schedule.
Here were the re...read more
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
10/16/2015 5:57:10 PM
WPKO Game of the Week
West Liberty-Salem (6-2) 34
Triad (3-5) 14
Dusty Moell returned and interception 95 yards in the 4th quarter to seal the win for the Tigers. The WL-S defense had 5...read more
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
10/16/2015 12:50:37 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity girls soccer team beat host Kenton 2-0 Thursday night.
After a scoreless first half, the Lady Chiefs scored early in the second half when Brooke Parker finished on a ball cr...read more
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
10/16/2015 12:36:32 PM
Fissel Floor Covering won the 2-3 grade city soccer tournament last Saturday.
(Pictured, left to right: Aubrey Grow, Chloe Heminger, Callie Shumaker, Kate Myers, Natalie Snapp, Graham Lotts, Lauren H...read more
1/13/2016 8:55:36 AM
Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 235 at County Road 13 Tuesday morning around 9:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Clarence Grow, 68, of 121 Church Stre...read more
10/15/2015 10:50:42 PM
The West Liberty-Salem JH football team completed a perfect season by defeating the Cedarville JH football team 57-0 Thursday evening.
Ethan Cole led the scoring with TD runs of 41 and 23 yards, a 53...read more
1/13/2016 8:53:27 AM
Two local residents were injured in a weather-related crash on Route 33 near State Route 540 Tuesday morning around six o'clock.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jessica Meyer, 30, of 3...read more
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.
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
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
1/12/2016 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
10/16/2015 4:26:08 PM
The Bellefontaine Chiefs (2-5) (1-1) will travel down to Springfield to face the Kenton Ridge Cougars (6-1) (2-0). 1390 WBLL is live with Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan.
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
10/15/2015 10:56:45 PM
The Bellefontaine boys golf team competed at the Division 1 District golf tournament on Thursday at Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown.
The Chiefs ended up shooting a 356.
Conner Adelsberger led B...read more
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
10/15/2015 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
1/12/2016 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
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
1/12/2016 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
1/12/2016 8:28:42 AM
A teen driver was cited following an injury crash on Route 68 north of Bellefontaine Monday afternoon around 3:35.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dalton Peters, 18, of 2846 Route 68 N...read more
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
1/11/2016 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
10/14/2015 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
1/11/2016 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
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
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
1/11/2016 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
10/13/2015 2:07:59 PM
2015 has been a great year for local athlete Jacob Smith.
On Saturday October 10, Smith finished his triathlon schedule at Hocking College in Nelsonville. In conjunction with the first annual A...read more
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
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
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
10/12/2015 9:13:23 PM
The High Point Stars U14 Boys soccer team won the championship trophy at the 2015 Cincy Challenge Tournament over the weekend.
The Stars went undefeated in the tournament and only allowed 1 goal in t...read more
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
10/11/2015 8:59:36 AM
In a tri-match on Saturday, the West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team lost to Jackson Center: 19-25, 12-25.
Jamie Peterson had 4 kills, 4 total blocks, and 8 digs. Olivia Ames recorded 13 digs a...read more
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
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
1/10/2016 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
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
10/9/2015 5:48:41 PM
WPKO Game of the Week
Urbana (2-5) 14
Benjamin Logan (4-3) 35
Tipp City (6-1) 45
Bellefontaine (2-5) 7
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.
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
1/9/2016 12:02:22 PM
A Dayton man was tased and arrested following a domestic dispute in Russells Point Friday afternoon around 4:50.
The Russells Point Police Department reports that Timothy Roberson, 28, attacked his g...read more
10/9/2015 4:58:07 PM
Our PeakofOhio.com exclusive game of the night comes from the CBC Mad River where the Northwestern Warriors (3-3) (0-1) will face the Indian Lake Lakers (4-2) (1-0). Stu Mason and Adam Foust are...read more
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
10/9/2015 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
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
1/9/2016 12:01:26 AM
Here are the 2016 re-organizational meeting highlights by the Ridgemont School Board held on Thursday.
Newly re-elected members Cheryl France, Eric Hill, and Jerry Turner, were sworn in by Treasurer ...read more
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
1/8/2016 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
10/8/2015 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.
10/8/2015 12:32:44 PM
The Bellefontaine 7th grade volleyball team defeated Dayton Stebbins 25-17, 25-22 in the opening round of the CBC tournament Wednesday night.
Lyssa Hudson and Kinsey Davis passed the ball well.
10/7/2015 1:23:41 AM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team played well on Tuesday at Reid Park Golf Course in Springfield in the Division 1 Sectional Tournament.
The Chiefs shot 328 to finish in 2nd place.
The Chieft...read more
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
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
10/7/2015 12:57:24 AM
The 8th Grade Bellefontaine Chieftains hosted Indian Lake Tuesday night and came out with a 40-12 victory at AcuSport Stadium improving to 5-0-1 on the year.
On the night, Garrett Gross ran for over ...read more
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
10/7/2015 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
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
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)
1/6/2016 6:37:24 PM
A local school treasurer has accepted a new job.
Benjamin Logan Treasurer Robert Kuehnle was hired on a unanimous vote Tuesday evening to be the fulltime treasurer of Mansfield City Schools, beginnin...read more
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
1/6/2016 9:15:28 AM
A customer was arrested on multiple charges at Dollar General, 13797 State Route 235 North, Lakeview, Tuesday night around 8:40.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a suspicious person in ...read more
1/6/2016 9:02:23 AM
A local driver struck an Amish buggy on State Route 235 north of DeGraff Tuesday morning around 9:10.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Diana Seiler, 65, of 470 Spruce Street, Lakeview, ...read more
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
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
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
1/4/2016 10:39:31 PM
The Logan County Art League’s “Not so Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser features non-artist “celebrities” competing to create a work of art and campaigning for the publi...read more
10/2/2015 4:27:42 PM
It's Homecoming tonight in Bellefontaine as the Chiefs (1-4) start league play in the CBC Kenton Trail against Stebbins (5-0) on 1390 WBLL. Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live at AcuSport Stadi...read more
1/4/2016 2:01:36 PM
Three local residents were arrested on several drug charges in a downtown parking lot Sunday night around 9:45.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that George Prater, 41, of 413 East Sandusk...read more
10/2/2015 4:25:11 PM
Tonight exclusively online at PeakofOhio.com the Lehman Cavaliers (2-3) will play the Riverside Pirates (5-0). Stu Mason and Adam Foust are live at Riverside High School.
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
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
1/4/2016 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
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
1/4/2016 5:40:28 AM
A township road between Bellefontaine and West Liberty will be closed this week for a culvert replacement.
Crews from Monroe Township will be replacing a culvert on Township Road 30 halfway between R...read more
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
1/2/2016 3:44:27 AM
Former Ohio Fourth District Congressman Michael Oxley of Findlay died Friday at the age of 71. Oxley was first elected in 1981 after then district congressman Tennyson Guyer died of a heart atta...read more
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
1/1/2016 7:39:12 AM
Mayor Ben Stahler (pictured left) was among the new group of leaders in Bellefontaine that participated in a swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday evening.
Stahler was elected as mayor this past November...read more
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
9/29/2015 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
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
9/29/2015 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
9/28/2015 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
12/29/2015 8:16:48 PM
Evan Hoffman, 20, of Bloom Center, near Lewistown, was sentenced just two days after the shooting incident early Sunday that left a Jackson Center teen dead.
Hoffman appeared Tuesday in Bellefo...read more
9/27/2015 8:41:56 AM
Several local soccer teams took to the fields on Saturday.
The Lady Chiefs came up in short in both of their games against Wapak.
Both the varsity and JV team lost 1-0.
Their record is...read more
12/29/2015 8:48:21 AM
An area man was arrested for public intoxication after his friends tried to prevent him from driving home Tuesday morning around 4 am.
Bellefontaine Police report that Austin Navarro, 21, of 14190 To...read more
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.
12/29/2015 8:47:18 AM
A local teen was transferred to the Logan County Jail for theft charges Thursday.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Danny Ellis, Jr, 18, of 8867 Township Road 239, Lakeview, was ar...read more
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
9/25/2015 5:50:59 PM
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WPKO Game of the Week
Indian Lake (3-2) 13
Tipp City (5-0) 17
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
12/28/2015 5:35:35 PM
Cutter Slagle held his first book signing on Monday night for “The Next Victim”.
Slagle is a 2006 graduate from Indian Lake High School. In 2010 he earned a degree in English and Creative...read more
12/27/2015 7:48:00 AM
A teenager lost his life following a shooting incident near Lewistown Sunday morning around 3:50.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Branden Doseck, 16, of Jackson Center, was shot by Eva...read more
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
12/28/2015 10:00:19 AM
A Bellefontaine man wanted on a warrant for rape was arrested on the city's west side Friday night around 9:15.
Bellefontaine Police located David Ramos, 22, at 441 West Chillicothe Avenue.
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
12/28/2015 9:56:56 AM
Two city men were arrested for public intoxication Friday afternoon around 1:15.
Bellefontaine Police report that Lino Garcia, 35, of 1600 South Detroit Street, Apt# 29, was charged with one count of...read more
9/24/2015 9:20:44 PM
The Bellefontaine Chieftains won the CBC postseason tournament Thursday at Kittyhawk Golf Center in Dayton.
With the win the Chieftains wrap up an undefeated season in the CBC. The Chie...read more
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
12/28/2015 7:13:52 AM
A Bellefontaine woman was airlifted following a rollover wreck on Township Road 56 just north of County Road 219 Saturday morning around 5 o'clock.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Bian...read more
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.
12/28/2015 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
9/25/2015 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
12/28/2015 5:33:12 AM
The Ohio Development Services Agency awarded 38 communities grants to rehabilitate, repair, and construct affordable housing for low-income Ohioans as well as provide homeownership and rental assistan...read more
12/26/2015 8:41:52 PM
The rainy weather was no match for the 12th annual Louie Vito Rail Jam at Mad River Mountain on Saturday. Every chair was filled as the band played and Louie Vito gave away prizes to the lucky winners...read more
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
12/27/2015 8:16:47 AM
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine reminded Verizon and Sprint customers that they have until Dec. 31 to seek a share of the $120 million allocated for consumers under national “mobile cramming&r...read more
12/27/2015 4:36:18 AM
A week of memories and sunshine lie ahead for members of the Benjamin Logan High School Marching Band. The group will be traveling to Orlando, Florida on December 26th and returning New Year’s D...read more
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
9/22/2015 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
12/26/2015 10:12:50 AM
Bellefontaine High School has announced its December Seniors of the Month.
Name: Meagan Lonsway
Parents: Kay & Greg Lonsway
School activities and awards: National Honor ...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
12/26/2015 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
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
12/24/2015 10:50:24 AM
A county man who was charged with OVI Tuesday evening was arrested following a disturbance at his house Wednesday night around 7:10.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Richard Briss...read more
12/24/2015 9:03:02 AM
A local driver was cited following a three-vehicle crash on County Road 32 south of State Route 47 Wednesday afternoon around 12:40.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Derek Schmiedebusch...read more
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
12/24/2015 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 8:34:58 AM
A 16-year-old boy was killed in a mobile home fire in Woodstock Wednesday morning around 1:05.
Jordan Edley was killed in a fire at 122 South Main Street.
Two deputies from the Champaign County Sher...read more
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
12/23/2015 7:25:11 PM
In celebration of the season of giving and to demonstrate its ongoing support for its neighbors and partners, the Bellefontaine office of Spherion Staffing Services, a local recruiting, staffing and w...read more
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
12/23/2015 9:32:39 AM
A drunk driver was arrested on multiple charges near Bellefontaine Tuesday night around 6:15.
An off-duty deputy from the Logan County Sheriff's Office reported a suspected drunk driver westbound on ...read more
9/20/2015 12:36:45 PM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team beat Graham 5-1 Saturday night.
Annika Wolfe and Dierdre McGill each scored twice.
Taylor Lauck added a goal.
Gabby Hollar dished out three assists....read more
12/23/2015 7:24:13 PM
The following is a guest column by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown:
As another year comes to a close, and many of us gather with loved ones to celebrate holidays important to our faiths and filled with tr...read more
9/20/2015 11:26:02 AM
The Riverside varsity volleyball team swept a tri-match Saturday.
The Pirates defeated Bradford 25-14, 25-10.
Helena Faulder had 20 points with 6 aces.
Lauren Anderson recorded 9 points with 4 aces...read more
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
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
9/18/2015 6:08:20 PM
WPKO Game of the Week
Riverside (4-0) 28
Fort Loramie (0-4) 7
Indian Lake (3-1) 28
Bellefontaine (0-4) 21
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
9/18/2015 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
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
12/22/2015 7:17:03 PM
Indian Lake Middle School teachers sported festive fashions on the last day of school before Christmas break... all for a good cause.
Several staff members paraded through the gym in their best holid...read more
12/22/2015 7:15:54 PM
Frozen hugs greeted children at the Discovery Center Monday.
Olaf from the Disney favorite "Frozen" made a special visit to the preschool ahead of Christmas break.
Many kids were excited to see Olaf...read more
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
12/22/2015 10:10:41 AM
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle accident on County Road 10 east of County Road 55 Monday afternoon around 4:25.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Virginia Turnmire, 51, ...read more
9/18/2015 2:05:33 PM
For the first time in a few years PeakofOhio.com will broadcast live from Ridgeway tonight. The Ridgemont Golden Gophers (1-2) will host Lima Perry (0-3). This is a NWCC league matchup.&nb...read more
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
9/18/2015 2:01:31 PM
Tonight on WBLL the Indian Lake Lakers (2-1) invade Bellefontaine to play the Chiefs (0-3). This is a CBC crossover game. Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live at AcuSport Stadium.
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
9/18/2015 1:56:12 PM
The NWCC starts league play tonight with Riverside (3-0) at Ft. Loramie (0-3). The Redskins edged the Pirates last year at Riverside in OT by 1 point. Tonight's game on 98.3 WPKO is live f...read more
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
9/16/2015 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
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
9/16/2015 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
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
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
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
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
9/15/2015 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
12/21/2015 8:21:27 AM
A local teen has been arrested for the recent rash of car break-ins across West Mansfield.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office arrested Zane Robinson, 17, of 251 North Main Street, West Mansfield, Satu...read more
12/20/2015 3:42:57 AM
Indian Lake High School seniors Michael Mallory and Justin Young are participating in the Ohio Music Education Association's All-State Choir Concert in Cincinnati on Monday, December 28th.
The singer...read more
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
9/15/2015 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
12/20/2015 4:11:08 AM
State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) applauded the passage of House Bill 300, legislation that would strengthen the penalties on drivers who are convicted of OVI-related aggravated vehicula...read more
12/19/2015 8:48:52 AM
A pair of West Liberty-Salem FFA alumni recently received the highest achievement granted to FFA members nationally.
Kailey Gehl and Kyle Wilkins, 2014 graduates of WL-S, received their American Degr...read more
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
12/19/2015 9:16:07 AM
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that some animal breeders and sellers who advertise online are con artists.
In 2015, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office received about 30 complain...read more
12/19/2015 9:10:48 AM
The force is strong with Matt Wildermuth and Jacob Hawk of Bellefontaine.
The two were the recipients of tickets to see the latest Star Wars movie at the Netgain Premiere screening at Bellefontaine C...read more
12/19/2015 9:01:04 AM
Students at Indian Lake High School are getting into the Christmas spirit by continuing their tradition of creating gifts for elementary kids and learning a lot in the process.
Ryan Stanford’s ...read more
12/19/2015 9:57:25 AM
Super Saturday marks the biggest shopping day of the year, even ahead of Black Friday.
Logan County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Benedetti says there are a variety of reasons to shop lo...read more
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
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
12/18/2015 10:32:42 AM
A Quincy man was arrested on multiple weapons charges following an incident near his house Thursday night around six o’clock.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Link Barker, 2...read more
9/13/2015 8:35:26 AM
Several area soccer teams took to the turf on Saturday.
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys defeated host Southeastern 8-3.
Cole McDaniel led the Tigers attack with 3 goals and 3 assists.
Raiph Lev...read more
12/18/2015 8:05:03 AM
Name: Michael Mallory
Parents: Curt and Suzy Mallory
School activities and awards: Soccer, Baseball, Key Club, Student Government, Musical, Show Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 3 Years...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
12/17/2015 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
9/11/2015 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
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
9/11/2015 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
12/17/2015 9:02:31 PM
Indian Lake 6th grader Kendall Cotterman has a new accolade to put on her resume.
She spelled "resume" correctly to win the ILMS Spelling Bee held on Thursday, December 17th.
Seventh grader Tyler Fa...read more
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
12/17/2015 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
12/17/2015 9:03:14 PM
Indian Lake Middle School Youth Leadership students are learning how working up a sweat can help you let go of stress.
Judy Vito from Judy's Jazzercise recently led the group in a workout during the ...read more
9/10/2015 7:26:00 PM
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls golf team competed against Riverside at Cherokee Hills Thursday.
Morgan Fultz set a school record with a 35, Lexi Stewart tallied a personal best 51, and Sarah Seeley...read more
12/17/2015 9:39:15 AM
The Logan County Sheriff's Office and BMRT Squad responded to an unresponsive male at 217 East Main Street in Belle Center Wednesday night around 9:45.
Paramedics revived Travis May, 26, at his resid...read more
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
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
9/9/2015 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
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
9/9/2015 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
12/17/2015 6:21:11 AM
A local woman pleaded guilty to a first-degree felony charge before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Wednesday afternoon.
Amy Corwin, 26, of 6253 Route 68 South, West Liberty...read more
12/16/2015 10:38:01 PM
The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education heard Superintendent Dr. Rick Smith's first evaluation of the district Wednesday.
The board requested that Dr. Smith conduct the evaluation after be...read more
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
12/16/2015 8:07:21 PM
On Wednesday, the SpartanNash Foundation presented a large donation to Our Daily Bread.
Representatives from SpartanNash’s Bellefontaine Distribution Center presented the $5,000 donation at Lut...read more
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
12/16/2015 7:45:16 PM
With the holiday season in full swing, Christmas lights aren’t the only thing going up this month. Energy use spikes during the holiday season because of increased lights, baking, and furnace us...read more
9/8/2015 10:13:06 PM
The Thunderstick softball team took 2nd place in the Columbus Fastpitch Showdown tournament recently.
(Pictured - the team includes: Ella Shoffstall, Mimi Schmiedebush, Kayleigh Zedlitz, Abigail Elli...read more
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
9/8/2015 1:02:49 PM
The Calvary Christian varsity soccer team defeated visiting Sidney Christian Academy 6-1 at Calvary Fields on Saturday.
Dan Salmonowicz, Clayton Slemmons, Andrew Reinhard, Tyler Reinhard, Josh Kilgor...read more
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
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
12/16/2015 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
12/15/2015 8:13:30 PM
The Riverside Board of Education conducted a couple recognitions Tuesday evening.
The board thanked Jennifer Blackford for her years of service. She became the district's treasurer/CFO in 2012. Durin...read more
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.
12/15/2015 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
9/6/2015 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
12/15/2015 7:30:41 PM
Twenty-four students competed in the 5th grade spelling bee at the Bellefontaine Intermediate School Tuesday.
The champion was Donnie LaRoche, whose winning word in round 10 was "fulfilling".
The se...read more
9/6/2015 9:10:52 AM
The Calvary Christian Spartans varsity soccer team defeated Dominion Academy 4-2 Thursday night to improve their record to 3-0 on the season.
Freshman Midfielder Josh Kilgore led the team in scoring ...read more
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
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
9/4/2015 6:07:59 PM
In high school girls soccer Thursday West Liberty-Salem defeated Miami East 1-0.
Gabby Hollar scored the only goal, an assist by Annika Wolfe.
Paige Shafer had 15 saves in goal.
The Lady Tigers are...read more
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
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
12/15/2015 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
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
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
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
12/14/2015 9:35:04 PM
Indian Lake Middle School teachers and staff are using Dr. Seuss' signature Christmas character to illustrate the true meaning of Christmas.
Several large "Grinches" are hanging in the halls of each ...read more
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
12/14/2015 5:38:51 PM
The Mad River Mountain rebuild was the topic at the Bellefontaine Rotary Club meeting Monday afternoon.
Mad River Mountain General Manager Tom Price along with Thomas and Marker President/CEO Randy M...read more
12/14/2015 10:56:57 AM
A drunk driver crashed on Watkins Road east of Marysville Sunday morning around three o'clock.
The Union County Sheriff's Office reports that Jason Eastman, 35, of Richwood, was driving a 2009 Chevy ...read more
12/14/2015 9:26:35 AM
A local teen driver suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash on County Road 39 near Belle Center Thursday night around 10:15.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Mason Plikerd, 16, of...read more
9/4/2015 4:27:23 PM
The Indian Lake Lakers (1-0) travel to Kenton Ridge to face the Cougars (1-0) on PeakofOhio.com. Stu Mason and Adam Foust bring the game action.
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
12/14/2015 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
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
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
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
12/13/2015 8:14:34 AM
Up to $10,000 in grant money is available to area organizations that provide services to Logan County youth through United Way’s Youth Allocations program.
Applications are available by contact...read more
12/13/2015 7:55:31 AM
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced that consumers who have unused gift cards from the former RadioShack can file claims to seek refunds for remaining card balances.
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
12/13/2015 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
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
12/12/2015 9:27:28 AM
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Route 33 about a mile east of the Logan/Union county line Friday afternoon around 5:05.
The Marysville Post of the State Highway Pat...read more
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
12/12/2015 11:52:41 AM
Another former Republican house member is running for the Ohio Senate.
John Adams of Sidney has announced his candidacy for the 12th Senate District seat.
He filed his petition with the Allen County...read more
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
12/12/2015 10:37:50 AM
Mike Mullins is stepping down as interim CEO of the Hilliker YMCA.
He was named the interim leader last December.
In the organization’s monthly newsletter, Mullins said our local Y will begin ...read more
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
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
8/30/2015 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.
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
8/30/2015 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
12/11/2015 9:35:29 AM
A city teen on furlough from the Logan County JDC led police on a brief foot pursuit Thursday afternoon around 4:40.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Austin Allen, 16, of 310 Water Av...read more
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
8/28/2015 6:09:42 PM
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12/10/2015 10:43:58 PM
Matt Huffman filed his petitions Thursday to run as a Republican for the 12th District Ohio Senate seat being vacated by Senate President Keith Faber at the end of 2016.
“I am looking forward t...read more
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
12/10/2015 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
12/10/2015 8:18:14 PM
Indian Lake Elementary students are learning the value of a dollar by doing some Christmas shopping.
The PTO Holiday Shop is open at ILES through Monday, December 14th.
The annual event in the gym a...read more
12/10/2015 8:08:15 PM
The 2015-2016 Ohio FFA Association vice president spent Monday with the Benjamin Logan chapter.
Mary Buehler presented on perception and how one person may see things a different way than their neigh...read more
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
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
12/10/2015 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
12/10/2015 9:32:25 AM
A total of eight Honda and Acura models have received the highest possible safety rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) under its more challenging crash pro...read more
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
12/10/2015 9:13:07 AM
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle accident near Belle Center Wednesday afternoon around 4:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jason Austin, 40, of 141 South Stewart Stre...read more
12/10/2015 8:43:40 AM
The Logan County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman who died from a suspected drug overdose Wednesday morning around 2:20.
Leeanna Haas, 38, of 8988 King Road, Lakeview, died at her residence....read more
8/28/2015 1:58:26 PM
WPKO begins its 28th season of high school football with Triad visiting Indian Lake. Pregame starts at 7:00 with a 7:30 kickoff from Lakers Stadium. Join Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull by cl...read more
12/9/2015 10:35:03 PM
The Logan County Fair Board met Wednesday evening.
Some changes came to the board. Christie Barns took over as board president and Jay Ackley is the vice president.
Eight members were sworn in after...read more
12/9/2015 10:01:26 PM
Indian Lake Builders Club members hope to make Christmas merrier for some of their fellow students.
The club "adopted" seven ILMS families for the holidays and did not know the names of who they were...read more
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
12/9/2015 9:06:49 PM
Bellefontaine High School sent 6 teams to the Ohio Model United Nations this week at the Hyatt Regency Convention Center in Columbus.
One-hundred-one teams attended with a total of over 750 high scho...read more
12/9/2015 12:13:39 PM
A Columbus man was arrested after he allegedly threatened a local man with a handgun in West Liberty Tuesday afternoon around 12:50.
The West Liberty Police Department reports that Zack Smith, 20, th...read more
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
8/26/2015 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
12/9/2015 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
8/25/2015 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
12/8/2015 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 10:00:17 PM
Tuesday night’s Bellefontaine City Council meeting was the final time that Howard Traul will serve the city as its law director.
Traul has been coming to chambers every other Tuesday for the la...read more
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
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
8/24/2015 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.
12/8/2015 6:14:37 PM
The combined student dulcimer groups of Riverside Schools and Home Strings will perform traditional holiday music at the Ohio Statehouse from noon to 1 pm Wednesday.
There will be 29 students from gr...read more
8/23/2015 8:09:41 AM
The Shady Bowl Speedway hosted four divisions of races on Saturday.
Here are the results the feature races of each division:
Street Stocks (Feature race - Purtee Family Classic - 40 laps)
1st - Rod...read more
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
8/23/2015 8:03:14 AM
Local soccer teams were busy on Saturday as the 2015 season is being welcomed in.
The Benjamin Logan Raiders defeated Fairlawn in the consolation game of the Quest Cup Saturday night 1-0...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
8/23/2015 7:43:30 AM
Area volleyball teams took to the courts on Saturday.
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated Riverside in three sets: 25-19, 25-19, 25-17.
Jamie Peterson had 5 service aces, 24 kill...read more
12/8/2015 8:35:26 AM
A man was killed in a house fire in Sidney Monday morning around 7:30.
The Sidney Fire Department responded to the 1300 block of South Main Street.
Authorities found the body in the garage during a ...read more
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
8/22/2015 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
12/8/2015 8:26:03 AM
A suspected heroin overdose victim was revived at his parents' home in DeGraff Monday night around 7:05.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kirby Stahler, 34, was unresponsive at 1035 Mil...read more
8/22/2015 11:13:54 AM
The Urbana University Department of Athletics is proud to announce that 43 Blue Knight student-athletes received an NCAA D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award last season.
To be eligible for this prestig...read more
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
8/20/2015 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
12/7/2015 9:50:20 PM
The West Liberty- Salem FFA Chapter welcomed the 2015-16 State FFA President to their annual lock-in recently.
Matthew Klopfenstein spoke about his involvement in FFA, as well as played games, cards,...read more
12/7/2015 5:35:31 PM
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently warned that his office has seen an increase in reports of the IRS imposter scam, in which con artists tell consumers they are in trouble with the IRS.
12/7/2015 8:39:03 AM
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash in the 700 block of East Sandusky Avenue Sunday afternoon around 5:45.
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Danielle Carpen...read more
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
12/7/2015 10:11:43 AM
A local man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend in Lakeview last week.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joseph Haas, 57, at large, attacked Danielle Smith, 44, o...read more
12/7/2015 9:08:01 AM
A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on Township Road 30 east of Township Road 205 (near DeGraff) Saturday night around 10:15.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Brandon ...read more
12/5/2015 9:59:58 PM
The Indian Lake Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful 2015 and presented three special awards at their annual dinner Saturday night.
About 100 community leaders gathered at the Indian Lake...read more
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
12/6/2015 8:41:25 AM
Founded in 1920 by Glenn Hill and Fred Hamilton with an intense desire to provide Logan County residents and businesses a better insurance experience, Hill & Hamilton Insurance began its storied t...read more
8/16/2015 4:31:45 AM
The BOSS Summer Run was held Saturday morning at West Liberty’s Lions Park.
(Pictured left: former Tiger stars Alex Steiner and Aaron Scott)
The event is a fundraiser for the West Liberty-Sale...read more
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
12/5/2015 10:42:16 AM
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office has recovered stolen property from this week’s rash of vehicle break-ins across Lakeview.
Deputies have recovered GPS units and other electronics.
If yo...read more
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
12/5/2015 10:14:00 AM
The Bellefontaine Police Department arrested two city residents on warrants Friday.
Officers arrested Ashley Shepherd, 30, of 221 North Elm Street, on a felony warrant for two counts of trafficking i...read more
12/5/2015 9:28:28 AM
A teen driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Route 68 south of Township Road 199 Friday night around 6:10.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Taylor Coy, 17, of 1480 Township Road ...read more
12/4/2015 10:02:54 AM
Aaron Wisner was awarded a full college scholarship and educational grant by Second Lieutenant Kyle Cook of the Army ROTC at Bellefontaine High School on Thursday.
(Pictured, left to right: BHS Princ...read more
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
12/4/2015 9:56:43 AM
The Indian Lake Middle School Students of the Month for November are 8th grader Trinity Romanowski, 7th grader Ella Wagner, 6th grader Trenton Fulkerson, and 5th grader Gavin Lones.
(Pictured, left t...read more
12/4/2015 9:43:17 AM
A drunk driver was arrested on County Road 39 near Belle Center Friday morning around 2:40.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Quay, 40, of 810 West Kohler Street, Kenton, was drivin...read more
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
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
12/3/2015 10:33:04 PM
As the U.S. Congress considers extending important tax provisions in their year-end push to get the nation’s business done before the holiday recess, local business owner Jason Duff told a U.S. ...read more
8/10/2015 5:32:30 PM
Huntsville #2 recently won the county late summer coach pitch tournament.
The team recorded three wins on their way to the title.
A total of 12 teams participated in the tournament.
(Pictured ...read more
12/3/2015 8:50:52 PM
The Heartland of Bellefontaine 15th Annual Christmas Tree Auction generated $5,060 Thursday evening.
Heartland Admissions Director Jenny Jones explained that the event's proceeds will go to the Frien...read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
8/6/2015 8:41:21 AM
Waynesfield Raceway Park will conduct the second Meet the Drivers night of the season on Saturday August 8th.
Drivers from all five weekly divisions will be on hand signing autographs and handing out...read more
12/2/2015 9:44:21 PM
Bellefontaine City Council met Wednesday evening.
An ordinance was adopted regarding the Regional Income Tax Agency (R.I.T.A.). The agency will start handling the city's municipal income taxes at the...read more
8/6/2015 6:13:26 AM
On Saturday, August 8th, Shady Bowl Speedway will recognize a St. Paris couple their many years of service to the hillside oval.
Earl and Peggy Isaacs have worked at the Bowl since 1973.
Earl starte...read more
12/2/2015 8:20:30 PM
After 15 years of hard work along the highway, Junior Baker is looking forward to retirement.
The Logan County Board of DD’s Job Club recently held a reception to honor Baker, complete with a c...read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
8/3/2015 6:39:17 PM
Here were the results at Waynesfield Raceway Park Saturday.
Numbers within brackets indicate starting position.
Buckeye Machine Non-Wing Sprints (22 Cars)
1. Landon Simon 
2. Mike D...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.
12/2/2015 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
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
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
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 5:38:18 PM
Provisional numbers released Tuesday by the State Highway Patrol show fewer motorists were killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving Holiday than in recent years.
Nine people were killed duri...read more
7/28/2015 6:35:31 PM
A Benjamin Logan 7th-grader traveled to Virginia Beach to participate in the USA Volleyball Junior Beach National Championship over the weekend.
Molly Vance of Rushsylvania represented the Elite Voll...read more
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
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
12/1/2015 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
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
7/27/2015 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
12/1/2015 5:27:45 AM
The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 4-year-old boy in North Lewisburg.
Deputies and Northeast Champaign County Fire and EMS responded to an unresponsive boy in...read more
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
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
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
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
7/16/2015 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
11/28/2015 9:17:36 AM
Authorities have identified the woman who lost her life in a three-vehicle, multiple-injury crash Friday night in Urbana.
Tanya Morgan, 38, of Urbana, was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuri...read more
11/29/2015 7:52:26 AM
A section of County Road 12 in Rushcreek Township will be closed part of this week.
The Logan County Highway Department says crews will be replacing a culvert on CR 12 between CR 26 and CR 20. The wo...read more
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
7/13/2015 8:15:11 PM
Bellefontaine High School 2012 graduate Taylor Cayot was named on Monday as one of twelve male finalists for the Mountain East Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award. Cayot has been a three-year...read more
11/29/2015 8:27:11 AM
Indian Lake School administrators are taking a look at the results of a recent parent survey that more than 220 parents responded to.
The survey asked for opinions about the district's facilities, st...read more
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
7/13/2015 7:05:53 AM
Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions rallied past Indian Lake 9-6 Sunday afternoon at Blue Jacket Park to win the District Acme crown and advance to state.
Easton Water was down 5-1 after two innings...read more
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
11/28/2015 9:36:32 AM
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging consumers to remember their rights and watch for potential scams while shopping this holiday season.
“Understanding your rights as a consu...read more
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
11/28/2015 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
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
7/10/2015 12:02:05 PM
Bellefontaine #2 Lee's Roofing beat Washington #1 12-2 in the Logan County Little League Tournament at Ratleff Park Thursday night.
Pitchers Markus Brugler, Jaeden Campbell, and Kane Adkins combined ...read more
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
7/8/2015 1:56:28 PM
The Mid State Heat 12u baseball team traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and won the Beach Blast Tournament June 27th-July 3rd at the Ripken Experience Ballpark.
The Heat competed against teams ...read more
11/27/2015 9:40:19 AM
A local driver suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident near Bellefontaine Wednesday afternoon around 4:20.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Bryant Cavins, 25, of 700 Township ...read more
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
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.
7/7/2015 1:01:34 PM
Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions defeated Indian Lake 5-3 in the Acme sectional championship at Blue Jacket Park Monday night.
Easton Water jumped out to a 4-0 lead after three innings.
Turner S...read more
7/5/2015 8:48:30 AM
The 4th Annual Bob Reynolds Memorial took place on Saturday at the Waynesfield Raceway Park. Here are the results:
Numbers within brackets indicate starting position.
Sprint Invaders (35 cars)
1. J...read more
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
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
11/25/2015 7:33:59 PM
Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon’s office has had several recent complaints from residents there on telephone scams.
Two of the most recent scammers claimed to be from the U.S. Treasury...read more
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
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
11/26/2015 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
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
11/25/2015 8:38:31 AM
A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash southwest of Bellefontaine on County Road 43 Tuesday morning around 7:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Logan Stobbe, 17, of 383...read more
6/26/2015 8:17:40 PM
Lakeview Brentlinger Auto Care is the 10U county softball champions.
In the 1st tournament game, Lakeview defeated Huntsville #2 10-8.
Haylee Edwards pitched 8 strikeouts. Porscha Davis had a double...read more
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
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
6/25/2015 8:23:33 PM
The Zanesfield Lady Dirt Devilz 12U softball team, sponsored by Jeff Horney Insurance, won the Logan County Tournament in Kenton on Tuesday night, defeating Bellefontaine #1 10-3 for the championship....read more
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
6/25/2015 6:31:39 PM
Bellefontaine JC Sports won the Logan County 8u softball tournament in Lewistown Wednesday night.
JC Sports outlasted Belle Center Phenx Data 14-10 in extra innings.
Coaches said both teams played o...read more
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
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
6/23/2015 9:35:52 PM
Huntsville 1 (Zimmerman Realty Agent Kyle Springs) completed a great season Monday night.
The team was the Logan County preseason champions, had an undefeated regular season, and won the postseason c...read more
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
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.
11/23/2015 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
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
6/22/2015 6:07:14 PM
Huntsville #1 Fast Track Signs defeated Bellefontaine #4 National Salt 5-4 in the second round of the Logan County Farm League Tournament on Saturday.
Lane Tucci, Madden Lillard, and Dawson Finfrock ...read more
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.
11/23/2015 10:10:13 AM
A suspected drug overdose victim was treated at his house Sunday night around 7:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Brian Scherer, 43, of 450 County Road 57 East, Bellefontaine, was un...read more
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
6/19/2015 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
11/23/2015 7:07:59 AM
A suspicious structure fire destroyed an abandoned factory in Urbana Sunday morning around 12:05.
The Urbana Fire Department along with mutual aid from St. Paris responded to the former Johnson Welde...read more
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
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
6/15/2015 5:34:15 PM
Despite the best efforts of the track crew and racers to keep the track dry, Mother Nature wasn't willing to keep the skies from opening on Shady Bowl.
The racers were ready and had completed their h...read more
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
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
11/22/2015 7:53:39 AM
Ohio landowners could avoid soaring property tax increases thanks to efforts by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). This week both the House and Senate introduced bills that encompass Ohio Farm Bu...read more
6/15/2015 10:41:01 AM
The Bellefontaine Chieftains 12u baseball team won the rain-shortened St. Marys Summer Classic on Saturday.
The Chiefs defeated St. Marys 7-3.
Pitchers Tristen Hazel, Cole Comstock, and Jarrid Baugh...read more
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
6/14/2015 8:07:52 AM
The following are the results from Saturday’s action at Waynesfield Raceway Park
Non-Wing Sprints (22 cars)
1. Kody Swanson
2. Luke Hall
3. Cooper Clouse
4. Tom Rhodes
5. Dustin Ingle
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
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
6/10/2015 12:48:18 PM
In Acme baseball, Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions outlasted Vandalia-Butler 7-6 in eight innings at Blue Jacket Park Tuesday night.
Turner Scott and Clay Wisner led off the bottom of the eighth ...read more
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
6/9/2015 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
11/20/2015 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
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
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
6/8/2015 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
11/19/2015 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
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 10:33:13 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
11/18/2015 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
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
11/18/2015 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
6/4/2015 9:51:25 AM
In Farm League baseball, Huntsville #1 Fast Track Signs ran past Ridgeway #2 15-3 Wednesday night.
Pitchers Camdon Tuttle, Lane Tucci, and Emery Wagner combined for nine strikeouts.
Dawson Finfrock ...read more
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
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.
11/17/2015 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
11/17/2015 12:40:28 PM
The Logan County Board of Elections met Tuesday morning to certify the November 3rd election results.
After counting 212 provisional ballots, there were no changes.
The Russells Point 3 mill police ...read more
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
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
11/17/2015 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
5/30/2015 1:47:33 PM
In Little League, Washington Township #2 blanked Bellefontaine #3 12-0 Friday night.
Dustin Franks fired a no-hitter with seven strikeouts.
Kyle Faulder belted a three-run homer.
Franks recorded a ...read more
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
11/17/2015 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
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
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
11/16/2015 8:12:34 AM
Indian Lake has released their honor roll for the first quarter.
Seniors 4.0- Joseph (Joey) Davidson, Connor Davis, Renae Deardurff, Kimberly Garrison, Justin Kindle, Tori Lones, Willia...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
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
5/26/2015 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
5/25/2015 5:35:28 AM
The Ridgemont girls’ track and field team will be represented by two individuals at regional competition.
Sidney Richardson and Meadow Cromer qualified for DIII regionals Saturday at Liberty Be...read more
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
5/24/2015 8:37:58 AM
Urbana University recently appointed Tim Balice new head women’s volleyball coach. Balice comes to Urbana from the University of Dayton to take over a program on the rise.
“I am very...read more
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
11/13/2015 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
5/24/2015 8:25:52 AM
Waynesfield Raceway Park saw the running of their Memorial Classic on Saturday. Here are the results:
Non Wing Sprints (31 Cars):
1. Luke Hall
2. Joss Moffatt
3. Kyle Simon
4. Logan Hupp
5. Tom ...read more
5/23/2015 9:36:08 PM
The surging West Liberty-Salem softball team had their tournament run come to an end Saturday afternoon on WBLL.
The Tigers, winners of five straight, fell to Middletown Madison 15-7 in a Division II...read more
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
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
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
5/21/2015 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
11/13/2015 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
5/21/2015 5:59:10 PM
Tipp City edged top-ranked Benjamin Logan 1-0 in the Division II baseball sectional final at Tecumseh High School Thursday afternoon on WBLL.
The Red Devils Aaron Hughes and Benjamin Logan standout Z...read more
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
5/21/2015 5:38:29 PM
A few high school baseball teams played sectional finals Wednesday night.
Anna blanked Northeastern 5-0.
Versailles shut out Tri-County North 3-0.
Lehman beat Triad 3-1...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
5/19/2015 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
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
11/12/2015 8:57:44 AM
A medical condition caused a local driver to crash on Route 33 near County Road 10 Tuesday afternoon around 2:15.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that David Gettys, 71, of 10357 Seminole Sh...read more
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.
11/12/2015 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
5/18/2015 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
11/12/2015 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
5/18/2015 5:21:42 PM
The West Liberty Force 10U softball team won the Troy 2015 Swing into Spring Tournament Sunday.
The Force defeated Miami Valley Xpress 12-9 in the championship game.
The score was tied at 6 when Rhe...read more
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
5/16/2015 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
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
11/11/2015 9:59:25 AM
A local man’s semi was damaged in a hit-skip crash on Township Road 179 near Township Road 185 Tuesday morning around two o'clock.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports the suspect was east...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
11/11/2015 9:19:40 AM
A teen driver was charged after he got a vehicle stuck in the Muchinippi Creek near Lakeview early Sunday.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a Hummer H3 partially in the creek near 14356...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
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.
11/10/2015 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
5/14/2015 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.
11/10/2015 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
5/13/2015 1:00:01 PM
The High Point Stars u13 girls soccer team defeated the Piqua Lady Vipers 6-0 on Tuesday night.
Nicole Wall scored two goals and delivered an assist.
Alanee Yeager and Amy Lonsway each scored twice....read more
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
5/12/2015 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
11/10/2015 9:49:04 AM
A teen driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash on Route 33 at County Road 57 Monday morning around 9:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Larry Neff, 77, of 4001 County Road 55, ...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
5/12/2015 8:04:01 PM
The Indian Lake varsity baseball team hosted Graham in Division II sectional tournament action Tuesday.
The Lakers shut out the Falcons 3-0.
Indian Lake got out to an early start scoring in the bott...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
5/12/2015 1:41:24 PM
The Dance Fuzion Studio Team from Bellefontaine & Kenton earned several awards at the Starpower Dance Competition at the Columbus Convention Center over the weekend. Solo Awards: Lili Mackesy &n...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
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
11/9/2015 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
11/9/2015 11:55:52 AM
A drunk driver was arrested following a crash on State Route 235 near Lakeview Saturday morning around 1:20.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that William Rains, 35, of 502 Jackson Street, J...read more
11/9/2015 10:48:20 AM
A drug overdose victim was revived near Indian Lake Saturday afternoon around 4:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that a female was unresponsive in the Dollar General parking lot, 13797 S...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
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
5/8/2015 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
11/9/2015 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
5/8/2015 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
11/8/2015 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
5/8/2015 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.
11/7/2015 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
11/6/2015 8:47:20 AM
A drunk driver was arrested on multiple charges following a crash on State Route 235 west of Tecumseh Path (near Chippewa) Thursday night around 10:15.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that ...read more
5/4/2015 5:32:16 PM
Shady Bowl Raceway in DeGraff held its season opener Saturday.
Bill Lewis Memorial (Modifieds) 40 lap Feature:
1. Chris Parker
2. Brad Yelton
3. Ross Klingelhofer
4. Mike Carroll
5. Br...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
11/5/2015 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
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
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
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
11/5/2015 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
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
11/5/2015 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
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.
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
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.
11/4/2015 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
4/30/2015 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
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
11/3/2015 10:09:33 PM
Logan County Candidates (37 of 37 Precincts Reporting)
Ben Stahler (D)
4/30/2015 2:15:48 PM
Bellefontaine basketball standout Tristin Tillman has made his college choice.
Tillman, a three-year starter and captain, signed with Marietta College Wednesday afternoon.
Pictured, left to right: N...read more
11/3/2015 12:10:59 PM
A local driver was killed in a one-vehicle crash near North Lewisburg Monday morning around seven o'clock.
The Champaign County Sheriff's Office reports that Trevor Conley, 31, of North Lewisburg, wa...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
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.
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
4/29/2015 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
11/3/2015 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
4/28/2015 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
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
11/3/2015 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 8:33:54 AM
A drug overdose victim was revived at his house in DeGraff Saturday night around 9:05.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Timothy Allen, 56, of 324 North Main Street, was unresponsive.
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
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
4/26/2015 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
11/1/2015 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
4/25/2015 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
10/31/2015 9:32:09 AM
Over the next few months, drivers will notice a change in traffic signals at railroad crossings that do not have flashing lights or gates.
The Ohio Department of Transportation, in conjunction with t...read more
10/31/2015 9:22:43 AM
Seven of the nation’s top 24 county Farm Bureau projects and activities came from Ohio this year, with several local counties making it to the top.
The American Farm Bureau Federation annually ...read more
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
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
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
4/22/2015 10:16:46 AM
The Indian Lake varsity baseball team surged past Greenon 4-2.
The Lakers scored two runs in the top of the seventh inning to break a 2-2 tie.
Dylan Albright fired a complete game with six strikeout...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
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
4/21/2015 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.
4/20/2015 11:12:11 PM
Indian Lake gained a 1-0 shutout victory over Greenon Monday.
Pitcher Nate Kaffenbarger went the distance, pitching a 2-hitter with 9 strikouts in the victory for the Lakers.
Dylan Albright le...read more
10/30/2015 10:39:00 AM
A local driver swerved to miss a deer and crashed near Huntsville on Township Road 100 Wednesday night around 9:40.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kevin Harford, 51, of 240 West Lake ...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
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
4/19/2015 9:43:01 AM
The u13 High Point Stars girls defeated Real Bellbrook 3-2 on Saturday.
Alanee Yaeger scored two goals and Rachel Walker added a goal.
Nicole Wall and Raelyn Parsell each had an assist.
Goalkeeper ...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
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
4/18/2015 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
10/29/2015 8:49:25 AM
A medical condition caused a local driver to crash on State Route 559 near Middleburg Tuesday morning around 9:25.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Roy O'Connor, 60, of 6715 State Route...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
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
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:
4/15/2015 5:07:32 PM
It was a busy day at Bellefontaine High School Wednesday as three senior athletes signed their letters of intent to compete at the Div. II collegiate level.
Boys basketball standout Caleb Mitchell (l...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
10/28/2015 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 8:22:32 AM
A drunk man was arrested on multiple charges following a disturbance at 4257 County Road 1, Bellefontaine, Wednesday morning around 3:40.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kyle Upton, 24...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
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
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
10/27/2015 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
4/13/2015 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.
4/13/2015 9:26:15 AM
The u14 High Point Stars soccer team defeated the BSA Celtics 2-1 in their season opener Sunday.
Noah LaBelle scored a goal and delivered an assist.
Tate Schmittauer scored the other goal.
Daunte G...read more
4/12/2015 9:23:30 AM
A soon-to-be Benjamin Logan graduate is taking her cheerleading to the college level.
Hailey Thomas, a Benjamin Logan senior, has accepted a financial award to join the cheerleading program at Ashlan...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
10/27/2015 9:01:49 AM
A water main break on West Chillicothe Avenue near Main Street is affecting traffic downtown.
A passerby reported the break Tuesday morning around 2:30.
The Bellefontaine Water Department is repairi...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
10/26/2015 8:15:04 PM
The Bellefontaine Board of Education went into executive session after a brief meeting Monday night. The discussion centered on replacing board member Josh Stolly.
Stolly is running unopposed for the...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
10/26/2015 5:36:03 PM
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash near Raymond on State Route 739 just north of Johnson Road Monday afternoon around 3:05.
The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patro...read more
4/10/2015 10:56:10 PM
The fourth annual Zanesfield Road Race is Sunday.
Around 300 bicyclists are expected to be there to run the nearly 15-mile route.
The race route will start north from the ballpark in Zanesfield on C...read more
4/10/2015 10:19:37 PM
Tyler Avila, a senior at Bellefontaine High School, has planned to take his running career to the next level this fall.
Tyler will be attending Bluffton University and running cross country and...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
4/10/2015 1:42:46 PM
Indian Lake basketball standout Sydney Miller is taking her skills to the next level.
(Pictured front row, left to right: Indian Lake head coach Nick Tucci, Sydney Miller, and Edison State head coach...read more
10/26/2015 9:07:18 AM
Two city residents were injured in a rollover crash near Huntsville on County Road 57 east of Township Road 56 Saturday afternoon around 3:55.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Thomas Vo...read more
4/10/2015 1:00:15 PM
Nicole Fawcett was recently honored for an outstanding professional volleyball season overseas.
(Pictured: Fawcett gives her acceptance speech for the MVP Award and a farewell to the team and league....read more
10/26/2015 9:27:49 AM
A drunk driver was arrested after he struck a parked car at Winner's Lakeside Market, 13840 State Route 235 North, Lakeview, Friday afternoon around 12:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports t...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
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
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
10/25/2015 7:37:34 AM
Several city roads will be undergoing work this week. The City of Bellefontaine Department of Public Service says crews from the Shelly Company will be paving beginning on Monday, October 26th. The wo...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
4/5/2015 7:16:42 AM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity softball team swept Urbana in a doubleheader on Saturday.
The Lady Tigers won the first game 16-6 in six innings.
Kylee Kite was the winning pitcher. Every player for ...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
10/24/2015 10:27:07 AM
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are urging Ohioans to be aware of the state’s outdoor burning regulations and to take necessary precauti...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.
10/24/2015 10:11:45 AM
A pickup hit the Verizon Wireless store at 679 Scioto Street in Urbana Friday afternoon around 4:05.
According to dispatcher logs, a pedestrian was struck in the parking lot.
The pickup then struck ...read more
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
10/24/2015 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
10/24/2015 8:42:05 AM
The City of Bellefontaine has announced the 2015 leaf pick up schedule, with the first round as follows:
October 26th, 27th, and 28th – North of Columbus Avenue and east of Main Street
10/23/2015 8:56:17 AM
A teen driver and her infant child suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash on State Route 235 just north of State Route 47 Thursday afternoon around 2:15.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office report...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
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
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.
3/22/2015 3:51:14 AM
Indian Lake celebrated unprecedented athletic success during the Winter Sports Awards Banquet.
The Boys Bowling Team was honored for making the State Tournament for the first time in history.&n...read more
10/22/2015 8:11:58 AM
A structure fire damaged a two-story home and displaced three city residents Wednesday afternoon around 5:30.
The Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to Daniel Easton's 512 North Detroit Street r...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 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
10/21/2015 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
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
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
10/20/2015 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
3/14/2015 8:39:36 AM
The OHSAA state wrestling tournament wraps up Saturday evening, but the Graham wrestling team sealed their 15th consecutive Division II team title by Friday night.
Seven Falcons are advancing to the ...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
3/13/2015 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
10/20/2015 9:41:25 AM
A rural Bellefontaine man was arrested following a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend at their residence Monday night around 6:45.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Michael Lon...read more
10/20/2015 9:13:27 AM
A pedestrian was struck on County Road 5 south of Zanesfield Tuesday morning around 7:20.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Barger Jr., 50, of 224 Ellis Street, DeGraff, was southbo...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
10/19/2015 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
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
10/19/2015 2:37:40 PM
A city man who was charged with killing his five-year-old son in May was sentenced Monday afternoon by Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor.
Anthony Barton, 25, of 441 Plumvalley...read more
3/9/2015 10:08:02 AM
Alumni of the legendary Graham Falcon wrestling team represented the program well in the finals of the Big 10 championships that concluded Sunday at St. John Arena on The Ohio State University campus ...read more
10/19/2015 12:56:11 PM
A local driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 347 in front of the East Liberty Honda Plant Monday morning around 6:45.
The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that ...read more
10/19/2015 9:02:37 AM
A local driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash in DeGraff at the intersection of State Route 508 and County Road 63 Saturday night around 7:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dwigh...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
10/19/2015 5:24:18 AM
A fire damaged a downtown church Sunday morning.
The Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to First Christian Church, 215 East Sandusky Avenue, just after 8 a.m.
Assistant Chief Dwayne Dow said th...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
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
10/18/2015 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
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
10/17/2015 9:45:13 AM
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Friday that an Auglaize County man has been sentenced to serve the rest of his life in prison following his conviction this week on 43 charges of rape, sexu...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
10/17/2015 8:41:07 AM
The State Highway Patrol is participating in National School Bus Safety week, which runs October 19th through October 23rd. This year’s theme, “Be smart. Be seen. I wait in a safe place!&r...read more
3/2/2015 7:40:22 AM
The Calvary Christian Spartans fell to the Bowling Green Crusaders 63-44 in the ICSO tournament at St. Joseph’s School in Wapakoneta Friday night.
The Spartans were led by Daniel Wilt with 14 p...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
10/16/2015 10:25:20 PM
Benjamin Logan High School hosted an informational presentation for parents and students who are making decisions during the college selection process and who would like to be informed about financial...read more
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
10/16/2015 8:42:11 AM
A teen driver was cited after she struck a utility pole near the intersection of State Route 47 and State Route 235 Thursday night around 6:45.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Amber Mo...read more
2/27/2015 10:54:26 PM
Skyler Tavenner of Indian Lake reaches the podium as he finished 7th in the 50 free event in 21.83 at the state meet in Canton(see picture below).
Tavenner was 9th in the 100 back with a time of 53.4...read more
2/27/2015 9:33:22 PM
High school boys basketball sectional tournament scores from Friday:
In the game heard on 98.3, WPKO (pictured left), it was Twin Valley South 56 West Liberty-Salem 38 in a Div. III sectional tournam...read more
2/27/2015 12:55:49 PM
Benjamin Logan bowling standout Logan Wenger has qualified for next week's state tournament.
Wenger rolled games of 202, 223, and 202 for a 627 series at the district tournament in Beavercreek Thursd...read more
2/26/2015 10:56:59 PM
The Anna Rockets used defense to knock out the West Liberty-Salem Tigers in the Division III Sectional Final from Tipp City Thursday night on WPKO.
Anna held the Tigers to just 7 points in eve...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
2/26/2015 10:19:30 AM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team ran past host Benjamin Logan 58-40 in a rescheduled game Wednesday night.
The Chiefs led 32-19 at the half, then sealed the win by outscoring the Raider...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
2/24/2015 10:40:18 PM
In high school girls basketball Division III tournament action Tuesday it was West Liberty-Salem winning over Preble Shawnee 57-35 in a game heard on 98.3 WPKO.
Jamie Peterson scored 21 points ...read more
10/14/2015 11:17:57 AM
A city man who was charged with killing his five-year-old son in May entered a plea before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Wednesday morning.
Anthony Barton, 25, of 441 Plum...read more
10/14/2015 8:59:26 AM
A local man wanted on multiple felony warrants was arrested following a brief foot pursuit in East Liberty Monday morning around ten o'clock.
Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to...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
2/23/2015 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
10/14/2015 8:44:06 AM
A local driver was cited following a crash on State Route 273 west of County Road 97 Tuesday morning around six o'clock.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Stephanie Inskeep, 29, of 124 C...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 7:57:14 AM
In Division IV high school girls basketball tournament action from Saturday, Riverside lost to top-seeded Ft. Loramie 74-22.
Brooke Hickey was the leading scorer for the Lady Pirates with 16 points.
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
10/12/2015 9:23:05 PM
Bellefontaine Assistant Superintendent Christine Galvin had the unenviable task of trying to update the board of education Monday night on the changes with Ohio testing requirements for students in th...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
10/12/2015 9:20:12 PM
Benjamin Logan FFA Chapter members recently helped at a local soup kitchen.
Darby Eades, Ryan Sheeley, Rhiannon Rhodes, Jenna Parker, Jade Wical, and Joel Doss helped other volunteers serve nearly 10...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
10/12/2015 10:24:44 AM
An off-duty Indian Lake bus driver died when she crashed her car into a field on Route 68 near Mad River Farm Market Friday night around 7:30.
Eyewitnesses report that Yvonne Burk, 50, of Rushsylvani...read more
2/19/2015 8:05:23 AM
Bellefontaine native and Long Beach State hoops legend Ed Ratleff will be inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame as part of its 2015 class.
Ratleff, a two-time first-team All-American at L...read more
10/12/2015 9:30:29 AM
A homeless man was arrested after he was found in a barn near Logansville Saturday morning around 8:25.
Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a suspicious person complaint at 1250...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
10/12/2015 8:35:39 AM
A local driver was injured in a two-vehicle accident north of Lakeview on State Route 235 east of State Route 366 Saturday afternoon around 4:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ashley...read more
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
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
2/18/2015 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
10/11/2015 9:50:39 AM
More than 15,000 ring-necked pheasants will be released at 25 Ohio public hunting areas this fall to provide additional hunting opportunities across the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natu...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
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
10/11/2015 7:47:03 AM
Logan County Sheriff Andy Smith is reminding area residents of an email alert option to help keep children safe this Halloween season.
Those interested can visit the Logan County website, www.co.loga...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
10/10/2015 10:13:57 AM
A female driver who crashed into a field on Route 68 near Mad River Farm Market was pronounced dead at the scene Friday night around 7:30.
Authorities believe a pre-existing medical condition caused ...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
10/9/2015 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
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
10/9/2015 8:46:22 AM
The Logan County DD hosted its 28th annual chicken barbecue Thursday at the RTC Industries Building on State Route 47 West.
Hundreds of local residents purchased the chicken dinners, which sold for $...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
10/9/2015 8:36:22 AM
A local driver was cited following a T-Bone crash on Route 33 near Township Road 89 (west of Lakeview) Wednesday afternoon around 12:25.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Elaine Schick, ...read more
2/13/2015 9:02:53 AM
The West Liberty-Salem varsity bowling teams were swept by Piqua Thursday night.
The varsity boys lost by two pins - 2,616 to 2,614.
Gage Rudasill rolled a 224, Justin Salyers tossed a 221, Tylar Je...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
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
2/10/2015 9:23:13 PM
The Riverside varsity boys bowling team competed in a tri-match with West Liberty-Salem and Bellefontaine at Southwest Lanes in Urbana Tuesday.
The Chiefs fired a 2,441, the Tigers followed with a 2,...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
2/10/2015 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.
10/8/2015 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
10/8/2015 8:39:09 AM
A drug-related bench trial was held in Logan County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday.
Nicholas Nevels, 32, at large, was found guilty of possession of drugs and not guilty of identity fraud.
A presente...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
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
10/7/2015 9:00:11 AM
A local driver was cited after he crashed his girlfriend's car on State Route 235 near County Road 52 Monday afternoon around 12:30.
The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Nicho...read more
10/7/2015 9:17:56 AM
Three fire departments responded to a structure fire at 4800 State Route 29 East near Mutual Tuesday afternoon around 4:20.
The Mechanicsburg Fire Department along with mutual aid from Urbana and Nor...read more
10/6/2015 9:59:18 PM
Bellefontaine Parks and Recreation Superintendent Kris Myers provided the board some historical financial data about the Hoffman Pool at their monthly meeting Tuesday night.
The data showed that over...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
10/6/2015 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
2/6/2015 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
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
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
10/6/2015 8:43:20 AM
Two area drivers suffered serious injuries in a head-on crash on Route 68 near East Kanagy Road (south of West Liberty-Salem) Monday night around 6:50.
The Champaign County Sheriff's Office reports t...read more
2/6/2015 10:37:46 AM
The Indian Lake varsity swim team competed in a tri-meet with Wapakoneta and Minster on Thursday at the Wapak YMCA.
For the girls:
Brooke Zarnosky placed 4th in 200 freestyle and 5th in 100 breastst...read more
10/7/2015 5:29:22 AM
Foggy conditions have caused several schools to delay or cancel classes on Wednesday.
Here is our list:
Benjamin Logan - Cancelled
Indian Lake - Cancelled
Riverside - Cancelled
Ridgemont - 3 hr.
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
10/6/2015 10:17:21 AM
Ohio Department of Commerce Director Jacqueline Williams today announced the kickoff of the Safe & Sound campaign in an effort to reduce fires and fire deaths in Ohio. So far in 2015, 97 people ha...read more
2/4/2015 10:27:21 AM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys bowling team beat Benjamin Logan 2,305 to 2,243 at T-P Lanes Tuesday night.
Robby Weikart fired a 214, Joey Jacobs shot a 201, Devin Legge rolled a 200, and Daniel Weik...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
10/5/2015 5:44:25 PM
A city woman was arrested on multiple charges following an incident on the west side Monday morning around 12:50.
The Bellefontaine Police Department responded to a theft complaint at 224 Ward Street...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
10/5/2015 10:26:54 AM
A drunk man was arrested on multiple charges following a dispute with his live-in girlfriend at their Huntsville residence Sunday night around six o'clock.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports t...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
10/5/2015 9:41:13 AM
A 15-year-old boy was shot in the face Friday night in Rushsylvania.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that a group of boys were playing with BB guns near 185 Rush Street.
The victim was tak...read more
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
10/5/2015 8:49:56 AM
A structure fire destroyed a rural West Liberty home Sunday afternoon around 2:10.
Firefighters from West Liberty and Bellefontaine responded to Brian Clemons' 4070 County Road 29 residence (just eas...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 4:01:22 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
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
10/4/2015 7:47:54 AM
The fall season is here, but falls for Logan County’s senior adult population shouldn’t be. That’s why Mary Rutan Hospital and the Logan County Health District are partnering to prov...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
10/4/2015 7:41:44 AM
A bridge in Miami Township undergoing repair could slow down some commutes.
The Logan County Engineer’s Office says crews will begin repair work on a bridge located on County Road 4.
Work is s...read more
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
1/29/2015 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
10/3/2015 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
1/29/2015 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.
1/28/2015 12:35:45 PM
The Indian Lake varsity boys bowling team defeated Graham 2,560 to 2,222 at T-P Lanes Tuesday night.
Christopher Roesner had games of 214 and 167 for a 381 series.
Bradley Hoover shot a 177 and 198 ...read more
10/2/2015 9:17:01 AM
Jurors sided with a local doctor in a recent civil trial in Logan County Common Pleas Court.
The trial was held over the past two weeks on a claim of medical malpractice.
The case was brought by Deb...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
10/2/2015 9:39:22 AM
State Representative Nino Vitale (R-Urbana) voted for legislation that, with approval from Congress, would give Ohio more freedom and flexibility over its healthcare policies.
House Bill 34 ratifies ...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
1/25/2015 8:34:57 AM
Swimmers from Indian Lake, Bellefontaine, Urbana, and Sidney took part in an invitational at the Sidney YMCA on Saturday.
The Chieftains girls team finished 2nd while the boys finished 3rd overall.
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
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
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
1/25/2015 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.
1/24/2015 12:02:13 AM
The Calvary Christian girls bowling team defeated Riverside Friday night by a score of 1,639-1,529.
For the Spartans Amariah Tanner rolled games of 158 and 171.
Megan Barthauer scored a ...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
1/23/2015 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
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
10/1/2015 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
1/22/2015 9:11:35 PM
In high school girls bowling, Northwestern rolled over Indian Lake 2,421 to 1,872 Thursday night.
Bri Beaty had games of 145 and 153 for a 298 series.
Ellie Boyer recorded a 296 series.
Mickayla Br...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
1/22/2015 1:22:43 PM
The Benjamin Logan boys bowling team defeated Graham 2,624 to 2,186 at Coral Lanes in St. Paris Wednesday night.
Logan Wenger shot a 207 and 223 for a 430 series.
Colton Jones fired a 201 and 189 fo...read more
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
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
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
9/30/2015 8:58:48 AM
The driver who crashed on State Route 47 near Benjamin Logan last Friday night has been charged.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office cited Vincent Thomas, 36, of 5066 Route 68 North, Bellefontaine, for...read more
9/29/2015 9:27:05 PM
In March of 2013, the Humane Society doing business as the Top of Ohio Shelter was in serious financial trouble.
Board President Chris DeWitt realized when he took over the daily operations that the ...read more
1/21/2015 9:13:30 AM
The Bellefontaine Middle School wrestling team competed in a tri-match at Wapakoneta Tuesday night.
The Chiefs beat Riverside 36-18 and lost to Wapakoneta 67-12.
Bruno Pattison (205) and Ryan Stuhle...read more
1/20/2015 9:43:59 AM
The Bellefontaine Middle School wrestlers competed at the Rozmus Invitational at Urbana over the weekend.
The Chiefs finished 6th out of 17 teams.
Finishing 1st: Trey Henderson (122) and Major Strat...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
9/28/2015 9:41:52 PM
The five-year forecast that longtime Bellefontaine City School Treasurer Keith Krieger presented to the board of education Monday night had both good and bad news.
The bad news is that for the next t...read more
1/19/2015 6:05:49 PM
The u14 High Point Stars boys team defeated Wedgewood FC 9-1 at Soccer First on Saturday.
Dominik Patton scored 4 goals, Pryce Neeld had a 2-point goal, and Daunte George, Isaiah Henry, and Tate Schm...read more
9/28/2015 9:41:45 PM
West Liberty Village Council discussed trash collection Monday night.
The village’s trash truck has holes in the packer and needs worked on. The village is weighing its options to replace the t...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
9/28/2015 12:55:18 PM
The Bellefontaine Rotary Club met Monday afternoon at the Friendly Senior Center.
Cardiologist Dr. Mashhood Kakroo was the featured speaker.
Kakroo discussed “Who's at risk for a heart attack?...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
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
9/28/2015 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
1/16/2015 4:15:56 PM
Benjamin Logan varsity boys basketball coach Dave Myers resigned Thursday.
Athletic director Scott Reule said, "Coach Myers made a personal decision that with the current direction of the program, he...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
9/28/2015 8:30:26 AM
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a crash on State Route 47 near Benjamin Logan Friday night around 9:50.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Vincent Thomas, 36, of 5066 Route 68...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
1/14/2015 11:07:29 PM
The Bellefontaine Middle School wrestlers competed in a tri-meet against Tippecanoe and Mechanicsburg Wednesday night.
They defeated Tippecanoe 33-10 and lost to Mechanicsburg 36-24.
Five wrestlers ...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
1/14/2015 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.
9/26/2015 10:07:39 AM
The 35th Annual Fall Festival is being held at Indian Lake State Park Campground this weekend. Located two miles north of Lakeview on State Route 235 N, the event continues through Sunday and features...read more
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
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
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
9/26/2015 8:36:16 AM
Medflight responded to an injury accident on St Rt 47 Friday night.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports deputies responded to a vehicle that went into a cornfield along St Rt 47 just west...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
9/25/2015 11:19:02 PM
The Ridgemont Board of Education celebrated their first meeting in their new building on Thursday.
While there are still items to be completed in Ridgemont’s new building such as wifi connectio...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
9/25/2015 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
9/25/2015 8:28:27 AM
A medical issue caused an area driver to crash near Indian Lake Thursday afternoon around 4:45.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Troy Cromes, 46, of 10750 Sidney-Freyburg Road, Sidney, ...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
9/25/2015 9:10:32 AM
An Indian Lake woman and her ex-boyfriend were arrested after they lied to police Thursday night around 7:40.
The Washington Township Police Department responded after neighbors saw Joseph Haas, 57, ...read more
9/24/2015 9:04:34 PM
The Logan County Area Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating their Annual Stars in Business, Night of Recognition on Wednesday, October 7th at the Bellefontaine Regional Airport.
The Chamber takes t...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
9/25/2015 10:16:12 AM
Honda of America Manufacturing announced today a $210 million investment in a new, state-of-the-art paint line at its Marysville Auto Plant (MAP)—Honda's first and largest auto plant in North Am...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.
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
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:
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
9/23/2015 5:44:21 PM
The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center has announced the Logan County Youth Leadership Kickoff.
All Youth Leadership high school members from Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan, Indian Lake, and ...read more
1/8/2015 10:28:35 AM
The Indian Lake varsity swim team competed in a tri-meet with Urbana and Northwestern at Urbana University Wednesday night.
Renae Deardurff placed 1st in 50 free and 2nd in 100 back.
Brittany Bryant...read more
1/7/2015 9:57:33 PM
Indian Lake jumped to an early 5-0 lead over Bellefontaine in the first quarter, but the host Chiefs outscored the Lakers 16-8 the rest of the quarter and never gave up the lead in beating Indian Lake...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
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
9/23/2015 10:42:28 AM
A semi driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash near Nash Finch on County Road 130 Tuesday morning around 10:35.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jarell Daniels, 22, of Country Cl...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
9/23/2015 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
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
9/23/2015 8:30:14 AM
A rural Cable man was killed when his vehicle fell on top of him Tuesday afternoon around 12:05.
The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office reports that Jeff O’Brien, 49, of 3397 Kennard Kings...read more
9/23/2015 12:41:49 AM
Jeff Wolfe of Save the West Liberty Christmas Tree on Facebook said Tuesday evening Liberty Township Trustees voted to keep the tree.
A week ago West Liberty Village Council voted to rescind an...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
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
1/2/2015 6:09:59 AM
Several area runners braved the cold temperatures to participate in the 5th annual Liberty Half Marathon on New Year's Day. The race started in West Liberty and finished in East Liberty and is p...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
12/31/2014 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
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.
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
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
12/28/2014 8:34:43 AM
The u14 High Point Stars defeated the Jaguars FC by a score of 7-4 on Saturday.
Pryce Neeld and Noah LaBelle each scored a two-point shot while Daunte George, Isaiah Henry, and Marcus Walker each sco...read more
12/28/2014 8:29:52 AM
The Bellefontaine High School swim team hosted their annual invitational at Hilliker YMCA.
Out of the 16 teams in attendance, the boys and girls combined for 3rd place overall. The boys finished 5th ...read more
9/21/2015 10:46:09 AM
A local driver suffered minor injuries in a crash on State Route 274 east of Huntsville Sunday morning around 9:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that James Castle, 48, of 731 State Route...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
12/26/2014 10:12:22 PM
West Liberty-Salem sophomore Kelby Strapp has been selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase North at Kent State University on January 3rd and 4th where she was picked to play first base.&...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.
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
12/24/2014 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
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
12/23/2014 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
9/20/2015 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
12/23/2014 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
9/19/2015 1:49:06 PM
The Indian Lake Development Corporation hosted its 32nd annual Dredge Day Friday afternoon at Fox Island.
About 100 local residents attended the event, which is described as a day of recreation, ente...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
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
9/19/2015 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
12/21/2014 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
9/18/2015 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
12/20/2014 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
9/18/2015 3:43:40 PM
A semi fire temporarily closed the westbound lanes of Route 33 near County Road 10 Friday afternoon around one o'clock.
The Tri-Valley Fire Department and Perry Township Fire Department responded to ...read more
12/20/2014 10:10:14 AM
Members of the Indian Lake High School and Middle School volleyball teams delivered Chemo Care Bags to the oncology center in Bellefontaine on Thursday.
The bags were purchased during volley for the ...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
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
9/17/2015 8:15:04 PM
Indian Lake Elementary students learned to make their mark on the world, even if it began with something as small as a dot.
The hallways at Indian Lake Elementary were covered in Celebration of ILES ...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
9/17/2015 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
12/17/2014 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
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
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
12/16/2014 2:31:09 PM
The Benjamin Logan boys bowling team lost to Urbana 2,905 to 2,532 Monday night.
Logan Wenger led the Raiders with games of 216 and 186 for a 402 series.
Colton Jones shot a 228 and 158 for a 386 se...read more
12/15/2014 11:35:02 PM
The Graham Falcons varsity bowling teams competed in the Cincinnati Holiday Classic over the weekend.
The girls bowled Saturday and the Lady Falcons had a great showing. They finished 3rd out of 32 t...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
12/15/2014 9:42:37 AM
The Indian Lake swim team set several records at Trotwood-Madison High School on Saturday in the Greenon Sprint Invitational.
(Pictured, left to right: Andrew Crockett, Josh Smith, Skyler Tavenner, a...read more
9/16/2015 11:58:01 AM
Authorities are investigating a death near Indian Lake.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office and Indian Lake EMS responded to an unresponsive female at 7273 Delaware Drive, Five Parks, Russells Point, T...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
9/16/2015 8:10:25 AM
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash on State Route 117 near Duff's Quarry Monday afternoon around 3:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Mildred Sheer, 57, of 9...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.
9/16/2015 9:21:23 AM
A drunk driver was arrested following a hit-skip crash at Williams RV Park, 11707 State Route 117, Belle Center, Tuesday night around 6:30.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Eva Wise, 51...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
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
9/15/2015 12:15:19 PM
Four defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon.
Don Howard, 44, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to two years i...read more
12/12/2014 10:44:38 AM
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys bowling team defeated Kenton Ridge 2,458 to 2,417 Thursday night.
Logan Wenger shot a 204 and 209 for a 413 series, Trenton Harshfield rolled a 203 and 167 for a 370 s...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
9/15/2015 8:41:50 AM
A local man has been arrested on multiple charges for assaulting his ex-girlfriend Sunday night around 10:45.
The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joseph Haas, 57, at large, got into a dome...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
9/14/2015 11:19:32 PM
By a 4-1 vote with 1 member abstaining, West Liberty Village Council voted to rescind their order to cut down the Christmas tree that is next to the Town Hall in downtown West Liberty.
The one vote a...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
9/14/2015 8:51:12 PM
Ridgemont conducted a series of events at its new preK-12 facility, at 560 West Taylor Street, Mount Victory, Monday evening.
The event began with a private dedication to the Elliott family, who dona...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
9/14/2015 7:50:43 PM
A culvert replacement will close a portion of County Road 152 in Zane Township Tuesday.
Logan County Highway Department crews will be replacing a culvert on 152 between State Route 347 and Zane Towns...read more
9/14/2015 10:23:58 AM
A drunk Lakeview man was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic disturbance with his girlfriend at their residence Saturday night around 6:45.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office repor...read more
12/9/2014 10:24:32 PM
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team fell at home to Sidney Tuesday on WBLL.
The Chiefs lost in the final seconds to the Yellow Jackets 44-43.
Sidney’s Cameron Gallimore scored as th...read more
9/14/2015 6:17:09 AM
Several people were injured in a crash south of Urbana Sunday afternoon around 2:30.
The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle accident on East Hickory Grove Road near Ro...read more
12/9/2014 12:55:54 PM