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The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys’ basketball team was crowned the outright OHC champions after defeating Southeastern Friday night, 61-53. Kannon Stillings was the top Tiger scorer with 15 p...read more
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A large crowd gathered at the Indian Lake Lighthouse in Russells Point for the annual Indian Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon Friday. Local, state, and federal leaders discussed iss...read more
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Saturday will be the first time in four and a half years that the Bellefontaine High School Hall of Fame will induct new members. Long-time tennis coach Jim Stein, supporter Jim Dearwester and athlet...read more
The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 23 people as it convened for two days earlier this week. Zackeriah Stuart, 26, of 184 East Center Street, West Mansfield, was indicted on single counts of felonio...read more
The Bellefontaine High School wrestling team went 2-0 Thursday night in a super tri-meet with host Xenia, Fairborn, and Springfield Shawnee. The Chieftains beat Fairborn 57-10 in the first dual and t...read more
A teen driver caused a two-vehicle rollover injury accident on State Route 245 at Couchman Road (west of West Liberty) Thursday afternoon around 3:50. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol ...read more
Mad River Mountain hosted its adult race league Wednesday night. 22 riders competed in four different divisions. Here are the top finishers in each category. Men's skiers: 1. Tyler Wintkey 2. Col...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team celebrated Senior Night Tuesday by defeating Elida in non-league action 56-46. Senior Jacob Rogan had a game-high 21 points. Classmate Isaiah Miller to...read more
“Gloria's” Tumbling and Trampoline team had 16 members compete in Louisville, Kentucky over the weekend. Lily Palmer was awarded high point for having the highest score in advanced beginn...read more
In HS boys basketball Monday Indian Lake continued winning in Charleston, WV, defeating Liberty-Raleigh 54-45.  Beau Hefner led the Lakers with 23 while Collin Coburn added 9 points. Indian Lak...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity wrestling team won the Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail division championship Saturday at Kenton Ridge High School. The Chiefs were third overall and first in the Ken...read more
Several area basketball teams were in action on Saturday with a number of conference championships highlighting play. The Riverside varsity boys basketball team slid by Mechanicsburg 43-39. Landon K...read more
In a game heard on WBLL, Tipp City pulled away from Bellefontaine in the 2nd half for a 45-32 win on Friday at BHS.   Chiefs       4    14   22   32...read more
In HS girls basketball Thursday the West Liberty-Salem Lady Tigers won the OHC championship when they beat Greeneview 56-48.  GV    11 12 12 13  48 WL-S  8 11 18 19&nbs...read more
In HS bowling Thursday the West Liberty-Salem varsity girls beat Riverside 2,062 to 1,735. For WL-S, Hailee Clifford rolled a 324 series, Erica McCall a 318, Rachel Larson a 308 series, Taylor L...read more
The Indian Lake varsity girls basketball team fell to visiting Graham 52-48 on Senior Night. The Falcons outscored the Lakers 15-10 in the final quarter. Caylee Wurster scored a team-high 14 points....read more
Several area bowling teams hit the lanes Wednesday evening. The Benjamin Logan varsity boys defeated Indian Lake and Riverside. The Raiders tallied a 2,640, the Lakers had a 2,324, and the Pirates s...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Tigers came into Tuesday's game with Triad 11-0 in OHC play, trying to stay 1 game ahead of 2nd place Southeastern.  Triad, as they did earlier this month, played the...read more
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The Benjamin Logan Lady Raiders got off to a fast 11-0 start Monday night in their game against Logan County rival Bellefontaine and went on to defeat the Lady Chiefs 58-36.  Hayley Boysel score...read more
Gloria's Tumbling and Trampoline team had 14 members compete in Lancaster, Kentucky Saturday.  In total, 19 teams from Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia participated. Lily Palmer received ...read more
Grand Valley State University junior Nate Orndorf had his two personal best times recently running as a member of the school’s indoor track and field team. Orndorf, a 2012 Bellefontaine High Sc...read more
The Indian Lake wrestling team won a dual tournament Saturday. The Lakers hosted Cincinnati Moeller, Dayton Stebbins, Preble Shawnee, Dayton Chaminade Julienne, and Parkway. Indian Lake senior stand...read more
The Greenon Knights spoiled Snowball at Riverside Saturday night as they topped the Pirates 56-51 on WBLL. (Pictured: Riverside Queen Aubrey Stephens, King Ross Stevens, and their court.) Riverside ...read more
In girls HS bowling action Friday it was Benjamin Logan defeating West Liberty-Salem 2,043-1,766. Karlee Gilliam led the Raiders with a 191 game and 360 series. Tayler Bryant also rolled a career-hi...read more
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The West Liberty-Salem Tigers received a near-knockout blow for most of the 1st half Friday night at Catholic Central, trailing 30-12 late in the 2nd quarter before clawing all the way back to finish ...read more
In girls HS basketball Thursday Riverside defeated Hardin Northern 42-31. Marissa Davis led the Lady Pirates with 16 points and 14 rebounds, Courtnie Smith added 11 points in the victory, while Aubre...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team defeated host Urbana 62-52 Wednesday night. The win clinched a share of the CBC Mad River division title. Sophomore guard Nikki Current had 26 points...read more
Area basketball teams were in action Tuesday evening. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys beat visiting Greeneview 67-45. The Tigers have won eleven straight games. Greeneview   &nbs...read more
Several local bowling teams hit the lanes Tuesday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys beat Tipp City 2,582 to 2,515 at T-P Lanes. Kyle Southard bowled a 368 series, Dylan Legge rolled a 347 series, Anth...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans varsity boys basketball team traveled to Village Academy in Powell and defeated the Griffins 52-34 Monday night. Josh Kilgore led Calvary with a double-double. The fres...read more
The Benjamin Logan High School wrestlers competed at the North Union Invitational on Saturday, finishing 6th in the team race. Individual places are as follows: 106 lbs - Cole Houser, 1st 126 lbs -...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team crushed Graham on Saturday 92-38. Nikki Current posted 28 points and Hayley Boysel trailed with 27. Natalie Drumm had 23 and Coreen Crosby added 14. ...read more
Several area bowling teams took to the lanes Friday night. Bellefontaine took on Kenton Ridge. The results are as follows: Varsity Boys Bellefontaine final score 2738 Kenton Ridge final score 2706...read more
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The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team fell at home to rival Springfield Shawnee 53-46 Friday night on WBLL. The second quarter was the difference. The Chiefs led by two after the opening qu...read more
In Varsity Boys Bowling Thursday Bellefontaine defeated Stebbins 2396-2259. Kyle Southard rolled a 395 series with games of 189 and 206. Anthony Tolliver carded games of 191 and 190, a 381 series. ...read more
In high school girls basketball Thursday Riverside defeated Ridgemont 41-25. Marissa Davis scored 13 points with 16 rebounds and 4 assists, Shelby Giles tossed in 13 points with 6 rebounds, and Aubre...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys bowling team defeated Greenon 2,591 to 2,343 at T-P Lanes Wednesday night. Leading the Raiders were Logan Wenger with a 455 series, Mitchel Johnson rolled an impressiv...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team lost at Dayton Stebbins 60-50 Wednesday night. The Indians outscored the Raiders 38-27 in the second half. Sophomore guard Nikki Current had 29 point...read more
The Benjamin Logan Varsity and Middle School Cheer teams competed in the 7th Annual Mindi Justice Competition at Riverdale High School recently. The varsity team placed 2nd and the middle school (pic...read more
Gloria's Tumbling and Trampoline Team had 5 members travel to a competition in Belvidere, Illinois over the weekend. The meet featured 35 teams from all over the United States. In the invitational c...read more
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The Urbana varsity boys defeated Bellefontaine 40-38 on WBLL. The game was played at Indian Lake High School due to the damage in the Bellefontaine High School gym. The game was close throughout. Aft...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys outscored Riverside 2,507 to 2,009 at T-P Lanes Tuesday night. Individual Highlights for WLS: Reese Shafer: 239 Brad Burt: 204 Treven Marchal: 189 Justin Sal...read more
On Saturday, the High Point Stars 14U boys soccer team tied 6-6 in their indoor season opener against FC42 White on Saturday. Ryan Johnson led the Stars with 2 goals, Lindsey Heminger and Jacob Shell...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Triad 65-41 Monday night. The Raiders led 41-17 at the half. Sophomore guard Nikki Current scored a game-high 22 points. Natalie D...read more
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team competed at the Maumee Bay Classic at Oregon Clay High School over the weekend. The Lakers finished 17th out of 47 teams. Sophomore Connor Dixon became the sch...read more
The Urbana Athletics Department released the first Athletics Director's Fall Honor Roll under Athletic Director Larry Cox. A total of 106 student-athletes earned recognition, and a school-record 30 B...read more
In HS Boys Basketball Saturday night it was West Liberty-Salem winning at Benjamin Logan 68-51. WL-S    14  37  50  68 BL        &nbs...read more
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The Indian Lake varsity basketball team used a strong finish to beat host Benjamin Logan 50-45 Friday night on WBLL. The Lakers outscored the Raiders 18-12 in the fourth quarter. Parker Grothaus and...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys fell to Urbana 3,025 to 2,609. The Raiders are 12-3 overall and 7-3 in the CBC. The Hillclimbers move to 10-1, 8-1. Individual scores: Logan Wenger: 461 series Mitchel Joh...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls defeated visiting Bellefontaine 66-34 Thursday night. The Tigers led 34-14 at the half. Jamie Peterson poured in 23 points, Mikalia McIntosh scored 10, and Lily ...read more
Mad River Mountain hosted its adult race league Wednesday night. 30 riders competed in three different divisions. Here are the top finishers in each category. Men's skiers: 1. Bobby Mugan 2. Fore...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys bowling team defeated Northeastern 2,482 to 2,290 at T-P Lanes Wednesday night. Dylan Legge fired games of 215 and 222 for a 437 series. Anthony Tolliver shot a 197 an...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys basketball team beat visiting Southeastern 63-53 Wednesday night. Kannon Stillings led the attack with 24 points, Tyler Louden had 14, and Austin Miller added 10. ...read more
The Indian Lake varsity girls basketball team fell at Wapakoneta 76-19 Monday night. The Lakers trailed 24-3 after the opening quarter and 44-10 at the half. Caylee Wurster scored a team-high 10 poi...read more
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team finished runner-up at the Kevin Cleveland Memorial Tournament at Dublin Scioto High School on Saturday. Senior captain Kurt Crockett won the 138lb title. Other...read more
Local wrestlers have been staying busy. Benjamin Logan High School placed 9th at the Valley View Invitational.  Mason Plikerd led the team, taking 2nd in the 160 lb weight class. Lane Griffin w...read more
The Chieftains swim team competed at the Shawnee Invitational on Saturday. The girls finished 2nd and boys 5th of 17 teams. Finishing in the top five: Amy Fulmer - 1st 50 Free, 1st 100 Back *New Sch...read more
Several local basketball teams were in action on Saturday. The Benjamin Logan varsity girls outscored Indian Lake 50-34. Nikki Current put 21 on the board. Darian Rockhold added 14. There was no JV...read more
In HS Bowling Friday Tipp City edged Bellefontaine in Varsity Boys action 2,543-2,524. Kyle Southard rolled a 201 and 194 for a 395 series, Dylan Legge a 177 and 195 (372 series), Anthony Tolliver a ...read more
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
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
Benjamin Logan alum Nicole Fawcett will compete as part of the 14-player roster for the U.S. National Women’s Volleyball. The team will compete in the NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament i...read more
Several area basketball teams were in action Tuesday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys beat visiting Fairbanks 56-49. Kannon Stillings poured in 18 points and Tyler Louden scored 12 points. The ...read more
Area bowling teams hit the lanes Tuesday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys beat Mechanicsburg 2,560 to 2,345. For the Tigers, Brad Burt fired a 227 game, Treven Marchal shot a 226 game, Reese Sha...read more
The 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
In boys HS basketball Saturday West Liberty-Salem pulled away in the 4th quarter to defeat Champaign County rival Graham 56-40. The Tigers led 13-11 after 1 quarter, with Graham leading 26-25 at half...read more
The Bellefontaine Invitational was held Saturday, with the Chieftains hosting 15 teams and a total of 230 swimmers. The girls won the meet and the boys finished 6th allowing the combined team scores ...read more
The Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio High School Football Team of the Year is Milan Edison.  Over 176,500 votes were cast, with Milan Edison generating 76,434 votes to outdistance runner-up Col...read more
It was quite a year for our local sports.  We take a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2015 which includes football, basketball, volleyball and cross country. Football Playoff Mania--L...read more
In HS boy’s basketball Tuesday Indian Lake rolled over New Bremen 74-51. Beau Hefner blistered the nets for 30 points, Dylan Albright scored 14, and Collin Coburn added 8 points for the Lakers....read more
In HS Girls Basketball Monday night West Liberty-Salem won a big non-league game over Tipp City 43-40.  Here is the scoring by quarters: Tipp City   08   08  07  1...read more
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
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A few basketball teams were in action Tuesday evening. On WBLL, the Bellefontaine varsity boys defeated visiting Indian Lake 74-53. For Bellefontaine, Isaiah Miller recorded 17 points, Hayden Nease ...read more
The Zanesfield Petanque Club had 37 members compete in the inaugural National Petanque League. This was a singles league with 200 players from 22 clubs across the nation. Members played singles game...read more
In high school girls basketball Monday it was Bellefontaine 53 Indian Lake 39.  The Lady Chiefs outscored the host Lakers 28-11 in the 2nd half in the come-from-behind win. For the victorious C...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity wrestling team competed at the Versailles Duals Saturday. Josh Cordell was 4-1 on the day with three pins and a technical fall. Ely Serna won two matches including a c...read more
In Saturday high school boys basketball action Benjamin Logan defeated Kenton 62-56.  Kenton   11  24  38 56 Ben Logan  18  34  47 62 Konner Caudill led the ...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team faltered in the fourth quarter and fell to longtime rival Kenton Ridge 54-47 Friday night on WBLL. The host Chiefs got off to a slow start. The Couga...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys topped Northwestern, 2706-2626. Noah Jackson led the way with two games of 221 for a 442 series. Dylan Legge had games of 215 and 194 for a 409 series. Anthony Tolliver...read more
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team split duals in a tri-meet with Sidney and Wapakoneta Thursday night. The Lakers fell to Wapakoneta 39-30, then beat host Sidney 45-30. The following went 2-0: ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Triad 59-31 Thursday night. The Tigers led 28-10 after the opening quarter. Lily Yoder had 18 points. Gabby Hollar and Taylor L...read more
The Calvary Christian girls’ bowling team had their fourth win in a row after defeating Riverside 1,708-1,395 Thursday at T-P Lanes. High scores for Calvary were rolled by Amariah Tanner with a...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade boys basketball team steamrolled Upper Scioto Valley 53-7 Wednesday night. Robby Wildermuth had 10 points. Jarrid Baughman and Ethan Morales each scored 8 points. The Bel...read more
On Wednesday, the Benjamin Logan varsity bowling team beat both Bellefontaine and Riverside during a home match. The Raiders won the match with 2545 score. Riverside finished with a 1941 and Bellefon...read more
Urbana University senior football player D’Gary Wallace (Dayton, Ohio/Dunbar) has been named to the 2015 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-America Second Team, release...read more
In a game broadcast live on 1390 WBLL and 107.3 FM, the Indian Lake varsity boys basketball team broke a three-game losing streak when they traveled to Riverside and beat the Pirates 63-35. The Laker...read more
In Varsity Boys Bowling Tuesday Bellefontaine defeated Graham 2700-2348.   Daniel Weikart rolled games of 255 and 249, a 499 series, Kyle Southard had a 450 series with games of 195 and 255, an...read more
Routine matters were covered at the monthly meeting of the Logan County Children's Services Board Thursday.Following an update on May's financials, Director Melanie Engle told the board that Kip Ward,...read more
Routine matters were covered at the monthly meeting of the Logan County Children's Services Board Thursday.Following an update on May's financials, Director Melanie Engle told the board that Kip Ward,...read more
The 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
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
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
A city man pleaded guilty to three charges before Visiting Judge Roger Wilson in Logan County Common Pleas Court earlier this week. Kareem Williams, 27, pleaded guilty to a felony count of attempted ...read more
In girls’ basketball, West Liberty-Salem routed Springfield Catholic Central 60-17. Taylor Lauck led the Lady Tigers with 10 points. Kelsey Day contributed eight to the win. There was no JV ga...read more
The Riverside varsity boys’ bowling team lost to Northeastern Friday night, 2383-2197. Dalton Lowery led the Pirates with games of 193 and 204 for a 397 series. Andrew Wright had a 344 series. ...read more
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
Bellefontaine's high school wrestling team went 2-0 at the Logan County tri-meet for the first time in program history Thursday night at Indian Lake High School. The Chieftains defeated Benjamin Loga...read more
The 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
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
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
In HS bowling Wednesday, Benjamin Logan entertained Dayton Stebbins. The Benjamin Logan varsity boys defeated Stebbins 2,607 to 2,406. Logan Wenger rolled a 266, Trevor Boger shot a 205, Tyler Nicho...read more
Hunters checked 188,335 white-tailed deer throughout Ohio’s 2015-2106 deer season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Last year, 175,745 deer were checked during the 2...read more
In HS girls basketball Wednesday Indian Lake defeated Greenon 50-35. Morgan Evilsizor led the way for the Lakers with 13 points, while Caylee Wurster and Nya Worrell each scored 9 points each. Coach...read more
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
A suspected drug overdose victim was revived at his rural Lewistown residence Sunday afternoon around 2:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Shawn Griffith, 44, of 6377 County Road 35 N...read more
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
The Bellefontaine and Benjamin Logan swim teams opened their season at the 14-team Celina Sprint Invitational at the Mercer Auglaize YMCA Saturday. The Lady Chiefs finished 2nd and the boys team plac...read more
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
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
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
Indian Lake Elementary students are learning that simple exercises can save a heart during Heart Health Awareness Month. ILES Physical Education teachers Dan Young and Kristen Altstaetter held a kick...read more
The Indian Lake 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
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
The Village of Quincy Council covered several points of business in recent meetings. Tom Taylor announced his resignation as assistant Joint Sewer Plant Operator. Resumes will be accepted for those i...read more
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
Urbana senior linebacker D’Gary Wallace has been selected to the 2015 Conference Commissioner’s Association (CCA) Division II All-Super Region 1 Football Team. It’s the second straig...read more
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
Bellefontaine native and Olympian Louie Vito will be the guest star on this Saturday's episode of the hit Nickelodeon TV show “100 Things To Do Before High School.” The show will air on N...read more
The 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
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys basketball team opened their season with a win at Dayton Stebbins 67-60 Saturday night. Dillon Callicoat was the Tigers leading scorer with 16 points. James Loffin...read more
The 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
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
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
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
The Riverside varsity girls basketball team edged host Indian Lake 42-39 Monday night. The Pirates jumped out to a 24-12 halftime lead. The Lakers used a 20-6 third quarter run to take the lead. Th...read more
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
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For 14 years the Light The Way Christian Counseling Center has been providing needed services in Logan County and the surrounding area. The agency is connected to the First Christian Church and is lo...read more
Leading up to Valentine’s Day, which celebrates matters of the heart, Indian Lake’s advanced science students are examining the organ most associated with love. This week students in Blyt...read more
In high school bowling Friday it was Sidney defeating Mechanicsburg and Bellefontaine in a tri-match.  Sidney totaled 2598, Mechanicsburg 2nd with 2533, and Bellefontaine with 2524 points in Boy...read more
Games at 7:30 pm Friday, November 20th Division III Region 8 1 Cleveland Benedictine (12-1)    30 2 Toledo Central Catholic (11-2)    31    2OTs   R...read more
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
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
Nine Zanesfield Petanque Club members attended the Petanque America Open 2015 at Amelia Island, Florida last weekend. The event is the largest annual petanque tourney in the USA. There were teams fr...read more
A local bicyclist was cited following a crash behind Bernie’s Drive Thru Monday afternoon around 3:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Adam Suever, 39, at large, rode a bicycle...read more
The 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
In high school bowling Monday the Riverside varsity boys lost to Greenon 2,330-1,917. Tylor Eaton led the way with games of 172 and 191 for a 363 series. Dalton Lowery added a 171. The Pirates JV b...read more
The Hilliker Heat YMCA swim team took part in the Sidney Shelby Pentathlon on Saturday November 14th at the Sidney YMCA.  Swimmer Amy Fulmer (14) set two new pool-meet records in the 13-14 age c...read more
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One of the best high school athletes in the area made it official Monday afternoon. West Liberty-Salem senior standout Jamie Peterson signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at the University of...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has released pairings and locations for the football regional finals. Mechanicsburg will face four-time defending state champion Marion Local at AcuSport Sta...read more
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
Two local teams fell in Ohio High School Football State Regional Semifinal play this weekend, while one is moving on to what may be their toughest game of the season. West Liberty-Salem lost to four-...read more
A drunk driver was arrested following a one-vehicle accident near Belle Center Saturday night around ten o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Charles Hall, 28, of 8479 County Road ...read more
The Jackson Center volleyball team made history on Saturday by taking the Division IV state final with a win over Tuscarawas Central Catholic. The team won in three sets. The scores were 25-14, 25-15...read more
In a Div. IV State Semifinal in girls volleyball at the Wright State Nutter Center Friday Jackson Center defeated Monroeville in five games 25-11, 22-25, 20-25, 25-17, and 16-14. Jackson Center (28-1...read more
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
Finals from the high school football playoff games Friday: Games at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13 Division VII   Region 26 1 Minster (10-2)       21 4 Riverside (10-2)...read more
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
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
Zanesfield Petanque Club member Shannon Hodge was part of the Federation of Petanque Women’s Team USA that competed in the 15th Women’s Petanque World Championships in Bangkok, Thailand th...read more
The 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
Urbana University senior linebacker D’Gary Wallace has been voted the Mountain East Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Wallace earned the weekly hono...read more
The 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
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
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
The OHSAA State Cross Country Championships were held Saturday at National Trail Speedway at Hebron.  Three area runners competed. West Liberty Salem sophomore Reghan Bieleski placed 45th in th...read more
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
The Calvary Christian soccer team fell to Mansfield Temple 7-2 in the OCSAA state championship game at Ohio Christian University Saturday afternoon. Tyler Reinhard scored two goals in the second half...read more
Just over $47,000 in scholarships are available to area public high school seniors through Logan County Education Foundation managed scholarships. There are 21 individual scholarships available. The a...read more
The 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
Tonight on 1390 & 107.3 WBLL the West Liberty-Salem Tigers (8-2) will travel to Country Day (9-1) to face the Indians.  This is the Division VI Region 22 opening round playoff game.  Mat...read more
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Division VII: Region 26: 5 Ada (6-5)     7 4 Riverside (10-1)    32  (First ever playoff win!  Go Pirates!!)  [audio:110615110343-CoachMcGillinter...read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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Bellefontaine Mayor Ben Stahler delivered the State of the City Address at Tuesday's council meeting. Stahler reported that the state of the city is good. He cited several moments throughout 2015 tha...read more
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
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At the Division II boys regional cross country meet at Troy on Saturday, Bellefontaine's Justin Clayton (pictured middle) ran a gritty, gutsy race, finishing 15th (16:32.1) and advancing to state this...read more
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
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WPKO Game of the Week Indian Lake never trailed against the Raiders as they sprinted out to a 31-6 lead in the first half.  The Raiders kept things interesting in the second half, but t wasn't e...read more
Ten weeks ago we were excited for another season of high school football.  The weather was warm and school was just starting.  Now we're talking about cold nights and football playoffs. ...read more
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The search for Treasurer Robert Kuehnle's replacement is getting another step closer to being complete after the Benjamin Logan Board of Education meeting Monday. The board hired Ohio Hi-Point Career...read more
The 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
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The Bellefontaine City School Board met on Monday evening with an update given by Roger Ely on the status of the high school gym floor. Ely, the Executive Director of Administrative Services & Tr...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 27th. Division I (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs) ...read more
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
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
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
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
Several area volleyball teams played sectional final matches on Saturday. Division IV: Top-seeded Jackson Center swept Houston 25-9, 25-11, and 25-10. Fairlawn upset Number 2 seed Southeastern 25-1...read more
The recent 91st Ohio Fair Managers Association annual convention at the Greater Columbus Convention Center recognized 54 individuals and organizations for outstanding service to their local fairs. Of ...read more
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
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
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
The 2015 Boys Central Buckeye Conference Cross Country team is as follows, after the completion of the HS boys race last Saturday at Southview Park in Bellefontaine.  1st team All CBC:  1....read more
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
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WPKO Game of the Week Urbana (2-7)  9 Indian Lake (7-2)  49   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (3-6)  35 Springfield Shawnee (2-7)  14 [audio:10241594306-TobySmithrecaps3514wina...read more
The Urbana Hillclimbers (2-6) (1-2) travel to Lewistown to face the Indian Lake Lakers (6-2) (3-0) on senior night at ILHS.  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live at Lakers Stadium. [plugin:156]...read more
Benjamin Logan recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Amber Core Parents: Tony and Heather Core Address: Rushsylvania School activities and awards: National Honor Society, Sociedad Honorar...read more
The Bellefontaine Chieftains (2-6) (1-2) face the Shawnee Braves (2-6) (1-2) on 1390 WBLL "The Bell".  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live at Shawnee High School. [plugin:157]...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Friday rejected the third petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution which would attempt to legalize marijuana for medical use in the state. On Janua...read more
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
Brittany Pilkington’s attorneys requested the court use a non-traditional method for gathering the jury pool for her trial. The motion was one of dozens heard on Friday during a hearing in Loga...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated visiting Botkins 3-0 in the Division III sectional tournament Thursday night. Freshman Gabby Hollar had two goals. Dierdre McGill recorded a...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team finished their season with a sectional semifinal loss to #1 seeded Kenton Ridge in three sets Thursday evening: 20-25, 18-25, and 11-25.  The Raiders e...read more
The Central Buckeye Conference recently gave out league awards in soccer. Girls’ Soccer Kenton Trail Division: Player of the Year: Iman Salhieh 12 Kenton Ridge First Team: Brooke Parker 11 ...read more
The 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
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine led a statewide emergency meeting (Thursday) - “Ideas that Work - Fighting the Drug Epidemic in Ohio” - to help leaders in Ohio’s cou...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Middle School cross country teams finished their season at the Yellow Springs Invitational at Young's Dairy on Tuesday. Girls Results: 1st place out of 11 teams (113 runners) ...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade football team won the CBC championship with a hard fought 20-14 victory over the Northridge Cougars at AcuSport Stadium Tuesday night. The Chiefs opened the scoring when T...read more
Two men are facing felony drug charges after the State Highway Patrol seized 123 pounds of marijuana worth approximately $615,000 following a recent traffic stop in Madison County. On January 13th, t...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team started the postseason with a dominant win Tuesday night. The Raiders swept Trotwood-Madison in the Division II sectional tournament at Tecumseh. The score...read more
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Congressman Jim Jordan hosted a reception for Matt Huffman Wednesday evening at Café 212 in Bellefontaine. Mr. Huffman, of Lima, is seeking Ohio’s 12th District Senate seat along with f...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 20th. Division I (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs) ...read more
The High Point Stars U10 & U14 Boys soccer teams both brought home trophies this weekend finishing second in the Ohio Champions League Tournament. The U10 Boys team went into the last game of the...read more
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
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
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
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
In Division III sectional tournament volleyball, Indian Lake swept Bethel 25-7, 25-23, 25-15 on Saturday at Brookville. Michelle Grider had 12 kills, 2 blocks, 11 digs, and 2 aces. Brooke Lewis reco...read more
The Bellefontaine Jr. Chiefs JV football team beat Benjamin Logan 14-6 in the CBC-YFL title game Sunday afternoon. Kaden Reames had a long touchdown run. Reames also threw a touchdown pass to Mason ...read more
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
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The West Liberty-Salem Board of Education met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday night. The school is continuing to move forward with their renovation project. They are now in phase two of six. Ph...read more
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
A Benjamin Logan Middle School team advanced to 2016 First Lego League Ohio State Championship scheduled for February 6-7 at the Ervin J. Nutter Center in Dayton. Over the weekend, three BLMS teams c...read more
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
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WPKO Game of the Week West Liberty-Salem (6-2)  34 Triad (3-5)  14 Dusty Moell returned and interception 95 yards in the 4th quarter to seal the win for the Tigers. The WL-S defense had 5...read more
With cold weather upon us, Logan County Dog Warden Deputy Benji Avila has provided a brief list of tips to help dog owners keep their pets warm and safe this winter. - Outdoor pets burn extra energy ...read more
A female teen was charged following a fight at the Indian Lake Rollarena, 330 Taylor Street, Russells Point, Monday afternoon around 4:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Morgan Downin...read more
The 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
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
The 98.3 WPKO game of the week is live from Triad where the Cardinals (3-4) (2-2) will host rival West Liberty-Salem (5-2) (3-1).  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live from Triad High School. [...read more
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
The Bellefontaine Chiefs (2-5) (1-1) will travel down to Springfield to face the Kenton Ridge Cougars (6-1) (2-0).  1390 WBLL is live with Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan. [plugin:157]...read more
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
The Zanesfield Petanque Club had 5 members travel to the New York International Open 2015 in New York City this past weekend. Each team played 4 games on Saturday to qualify for the Concours on Sunda...read more
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
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
Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) and Senator Cliff Hite (R-Findlay) held a news conference Friday announcing the introduction of legislation that will name a portion of road in Hancock County...read more
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Bellefontaine hosted Riverside in a Volley for a Cure match Monday evening. The event featured a bake sale and an auction for baskets filled with items donated by the community. The night’s fe...read more
The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center recently announced the career center’s Superintendent’s List, Honor Roll, and half-day Honor Roll for the second nine weeks. To be eligible for the Superin...read more
A passenger was killed in a head-on collision on Route 33 near Santa Fe Line Road (west of New Hampshire) Thursday afternoon around 5:15. The Wapakoneta Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that ...read more
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
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
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
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Dr. Gary Contner, who has owned his practice since 1981, has officially handed it over to Dr. Chris Gamble. Both doctors want to assure their 20,000 existing patients that nothing will change for the...read more
The West Liberty-Salem 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
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
Several area soccer teams took to the fields Saturday, with many seeing tournament action. High School The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated Newton 4-1. Gabby Hollar, Lily Yoder...read more
A suspicious person was arrested on multiple warrants in the 100 block of West Columbus Avenue Wednesday night around 8:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Miles Ball, 29, at large, ...read more
A team of five Outdoor Careers students at Ohio Hi-Point Career Center placed third in the Ohio Nursery and Landscapers’ Challenge during the Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Urbana (2-5)  14 Benjamin Logan (4-3)  35   WBLL Game Tipp City (6-1)  45  Bellefontaine (2-5)  7 [audio:100915102415-TobySmithrecaps457loss...read more
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
Tonight on Mix 98.3 WPKO it's homecoming at Benjamin Logan as the Raiders (3-3) (1-0) will host the Urbana Hillclimbers (2-4) (1-0).  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live at Raiders Stadium. [p...read more
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The Logan County Fair Board met Wednesday and received a resignation from long-time board member Jim Staley. Staley said it was just his time to step down and that he plans to retire from farming soo...read more
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
The Logan County Braves are teaming up with a local business to buy needed equipment. Interim Healthcare of Bellefontaine recently donated $1,000 to the Special Olympics team for the second year in a...read more
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
Hunters checked 12,505 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s muzzleloader season, January 9-12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s muzzleloader seas...read more
The 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
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team sent their lone senior, Natalie Drumm, out in style Thursday evening with a straight set win over visiting Northwestern. The scores were 25-13, 25-17, and 2...read more
The Indian Lake varsity soccer team beat visiting Benjamin Logan 3-1 Wednesday night. The Lakers led 1-0 at the half. Michael Mallory scored off an assist from Parker Grothaus. Nikolas Vance had tw...read more
The 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
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
Over the past eight months, wind developer EverPower has been meeting to hear the concerns of citizens and landowners in the Indian Lake area, where the company plans to construct its Scioto Ridge Win...read more
The 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
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The William Saxbe Cross Country Invitational was held at Mechanicsburg's Goshen Park Tuesday afternoon. The Benjamin Logan boys teams won the high school and junior high races.  The HS team is c...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 6th Division I  (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs) R...read more
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The Bellefontaine City Schools Board of Education held their first meeting for 2016 Monday night. An organizational meeting was held with Joan Haushalter being re-elected president, Timothy O’R...read more
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
A West Liberty-Salem soccer standout has verbally committed to play collegiate soccer next fall. Cole McDaniel verbally committed to play for Baldwin Wallace near Cleveland. Cole is a 4-year varsity...read more
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
A local teen was arrested following a domestic dispute with his brother at their residence Friday afternoon around 4:20. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Kyle Richardson, 14, of 1...read more
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
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
The following are soccer results from Saturday: High School The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls defeated Anna 4-0. Madison Bender, Gabby Hollar, Lily Yoder, and Madison Oelker scored. Annika Wolf...read more
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
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
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WPKO Game of the Week Mechanicsburg (6-0)  44 West Liberty-Salem (4-2)  0   WBLL Game Stebbins (5-1)  14 Bellefontaine (2-4)  17  [audio:100215102957-TobySmithreca...read more
The old rivalry gets revved up again tonight on 98.3 WPKO as the Mechanicsburg Indians (5-0) will travel to West Liberty-Salem and face the Tigers (4-1).  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live fr...read more
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
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
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
Three people were injured in a three-vehicle crash near Huntsville at the intersection of Route 33 and Township Road 221 Friday night around 6:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Sheri...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team defeated host Indian Lake in four sets on Thursday: 25-10, 21-25, 25-15, and 25-11.  The Raiders move to 10-8 overall and 6-1 in league play.  Fo...read more
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
LCS Elite blanked Sidney Christian Academy 5-0 in Jr. High soccer Tuesday night. Rachel Davis, Ethan Pequignot, Kayla Richardson, Macie Robinson, and Raelyn Parsell each scored a goal. Reid Vance, D...read more
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
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) questioned Assistant Attorney General Peter Kadzik from the U.S. Department of Justice during a hearing Thursday before the House Committee on Oversight and Government ...read more
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
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
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The Bellefontaine Middle School Junior Chieftain Invitational was held Tuesday afternoon at Southview Park.  In the Fun Run Megan Adams (left) finished first in 4:37, while Mandilyn Weaver (righ...read more
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
A local youth athlete competed in the HFP Deer Creek Fall Challenge Mini Triathlon at Deer Creek State Park located near Mt Sterling on Sunday. Jacob Smith completed the triathlon of a 250 yard swim,...read more
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
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
The Bellefontaine Middle School boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Marysville Jr. High Invitational on Saturday. The BMS boys had a good run, finishing 5th out of 6 teams. The team w...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity team finished as runner-up of the Elgin Volleyball Classic at Marion Elgin High School on Saturday. The Raiders went 2-1 on the day moving their record to 8-8 overall. Ben...read more
Four defendants were sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. John Hoffer, 37, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to four yea...read more
A city man was arrested on a felony charge after he persuaded a Lewistown man to turn over his pickup to cover attorney fees. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Clarence Ray Davis, 43, of...read more
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****Finals will be noted in bold letters**** ****To report a score call 592-1045 or 1-800-686-WPKO (9756)**** WPKO Game of the Week  Indian Lake (3-2)  13 Tipp City (5-0)  17  ...read more
The Bellefontaine Middle School boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Wapak Junior High Invitatational on Tuesday. The Junior Chiefs had a strong performance finishing 5th out of 7 teams...read more
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
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Russells Point Council gave its support Monday for a Board of Public Affairs (BPA) motion that would create a new public utility at no cost to residents. During a BPA meeting last week, Storm Water C...read more
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
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
1390 WBLL will feature another big rivalry in Logan County.  The Bellefontaine Chiefs (0-4) take a short trip over to Benjamin Logan to play the Raiders (2-2).  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan a...read more
It's a CBC crossover game tonight on PeakofOhio.com as the Tecumseh Arrows (2-2) will face the Urbana Hillclimbers (1-3).  Stu Mason and Adam Foust are live from Urbana High School. [plugin:158]...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys golf team finished 6th in the OHC league tournament at Indian Springs Wednesday. The Tigers shot a 385. Dillon Callicoat fired a team-best 80. Max Eggleston reco...read more
Mad River Mountain opened for operation on Saturday.  Resort officials said that within a few hours Saturday there were 1,000 people there. Limited lifts spinning & trails were open for sk...read more
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade team beat Northridge 50-22. The game was tied at the half.   Offensively, Trent Berry passed for 290 yards and 5 touchdowns and rushed for 158 yards and 2 touchdown...read more
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
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated Bethel 2-0 Tuesday night. Annika Wolfe and Dierdre McGill each scored. Ashley Rabenstein and Gabby Hollar delivered assists. Paige Shafter ...read more
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The Ohio Caverns Invitational was held Tuesday night at West Liberty. The Big Orange swept the 3 team meets, the JV boys , Varsity girls, and Varsity boys all won their home meet for the year. We wi...read more
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The deaths of three young brothers over a period of 13 months shook Logan County in 2015. Three-month-old Noah Pilkington died on August 18th, four-year-old Gavin passed away in April, and three-mont...read more
The 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
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
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The death of five-year-old Michael Barton saddened the Logan County community in May. His father, Anthony Barton, 25, of 441 Plumvalley Street, was sentenced to life in prison for beating Michael to ...read more
A West Liberty-Salem senior received a volleyball honor recently. Jamie Peterson was named the MaxPreps/AVCA Ohio High School Player of the Week for September 14th - September 20th In nine games, sh...read more
A local man was cited after he rear-ended a semi on Route 33 just west of Route 68 Wednesday morning around 5:30. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Lucas Cummings, 27, of 7114 Nort...read more
The 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
Many area residents contacted the PeakofOhio newsroom reporting a fire near Bud’s Marine, on State Route 366, Wednesday morning around 11 o’clock. Local authorities report that fire was a...read more
The 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
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team beat Graham 5-1 Saturday night. Annika Wolfe and Dierdre McGill each scored twice. Taylor Lauck added a goal. Gabby Hollar dished out three assists....read more
The 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
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
One defendant was sentenced and five pled guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday. Charles (Chuck) Stevens II, 42, of Lakeview, pled guilty to trespass in a hab...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week  Riverside (4-0)  28 Fort Loramie (0-4)  7   WBLL Game Indian Lake (3-1)  28 Bellefontaine (0-4)  21 [audio:91815102507-DaveCoburnrecaps2821...read more
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
Week 4 means it is time for league play to get started (except the CBC) and tonight there are several BIG league games in the area.  Riverside will visit Ft. Loramie and look to avenge an overtim...read more
A local 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
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
The WL-S Junior High football team defeated a big and powerful Greeneview JH team Thursday evening 20-14. Trevor Woodruff threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Zach Glock in the 2nd quarter for the Tigers...read more
A Mercer County Assistant Prosecutor has filed to run for the 2016 open seat on the Third District Court of Appeals. Assistant Prosecutor Amy Ikerd will seek the judgeship in the March 15, 2016, prim...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team swept Dayton Stebbins 25-14, 25-13, 25-17 Wednesday night. Michelle Grider had 10 kills, 3 blocks, and 8 digs. Sammi Miller tallied 7 kills and 15 digs. Rach...read more
Tonight on WBLL the Indian Lake Lakers (2-1) invade Bellefontaine to play the Chiefs (0-3).  This is a CBC crossover game.  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live at AcuSport Stadium. [plugin...read more
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
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The rainy weather was no match for the 12th annual Louie Vito Rail Jam at Mad River Mountain on Saturday. Every chair was filled as the band played and Louie Vito gave away prizes to the lucky winners...read more
The 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
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
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
In the military, veterans and their families put our nation first, making sacrifices to protect the freedoms we all enjoy. Ohio continues to put our veterans and military families first. In his 2014 ...read more
The Bellefontaine 8th grade football team defeated visiting Mad River Tuesday 42-18. Garrett Gross led the offense scoring 3 rushing TDs and adding three 2-point conversions. Grant Smith scored on a...read more
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The Junior High Caverns Invitational was held Tuesday at Ohio Caverns. In the boys race the Benjamin Logan Raiders won as a team with 59 points. Pictured left to right:  Trey Allen, Elijah Rugg...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team lost to Southeastern in four sets: 20-25, 19-25, 26-24, 19-25 Monday night. Senior Jamie Peterson blasted 36 kills to break the school’s career ki...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity soccer team defeated Fairlawn 3-2 Thursday to improve their record to 5-0-0. The Spartans dominated the first half proceedings and entered halftime with a 2-0 lead thank...read more
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Snowboarders, here's your chance to ride with an Olympian. Louie Vito is coming to Mad River Mountain for his annual rail jam Saturday. It's one of the largest rail jams in the Midwest. Despite reco...read more
A local athlete recently secured the championship in his age group during the championship race for the HFP Fit Family Triathlon series at Portage Lake in Akron over the weekend. Jacob Smith finished...read more
Bellefontaine High School French teacher Shannon Hodge, a member of the Zanesfield Petangue Club, teamed with two others to win the Women’s Triples National Championship in Fresno, California th...read more
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
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
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WPKO Game of the Week Cedarville (1-2)  14 Riverside (3-0)  56   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (0-3)  0 Urbana (1-2)  6  F/2OT [audio:9121510832-TobySmithrecaps60doubleo...read more
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I visited Barely Used Pets in Urbana just before Christmas.  And you know what I discovered?  People that above all love happy endings!  From Director Connie Smith to Office Manager Da...read more
The 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
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
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
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
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Russells Point Village Council on Monday evening took the first step to spurring more economic development locally by approving a resolution for sponsoring the Clean Ohio Grant application and the pro...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team 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
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
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
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
Local cross country teams saw yet another busy Saturday. Here are results from around the area: West Liberty-Salem Big Orange Junior Varsity competed in the varsity boys’ red division race. Jo...read more
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
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
Handel’s Messiah will be performed Sunday afternoon December 20th at 4 p.m. in the Indian Lake High School Auditorium by the combined choirs of Indian Lake, Benjamin Logan, West Liberty-Salem an...read more
In high school girls soccer Thursday West Liberty-Salem defeated Miami East 1-0. Gabby Hollar scored the only goal, an assist by Annika Wolfe. Paige Shafer had 15 saves in goal. The Lady Tigers are...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week West Liberty-Salem (1-1)  40 Benjamin Logan (1-1)  31   WBLL Game Sidney (1-1)  35 Bellefontaine (0-2)  13  [audio:9051591436-TobySmithtalk...read more
The 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
Several items of recognition highlighted the Ridgemont Board of Education December meeting on Thursday. December Students of the Month Taylor Cronley and Dalton Tackett were among those recognized. B...read more
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
Tonight on WPKO we have a cross-county matchup with the West Liberty-Salem Tigers (0-1) playing at the Benjamin Logan Raiders (1-0).  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live at Raiders Stadium. [p...read more
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The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center conducted its last meeting as a 15-member board at the Helmuth Family Home Thursday. The Educational Services Centers of Logan, Shelby, and Hardin Coun...read more
It's the home opening tonight for the Bellefontaine Chieftains (0-1) on 1390 WBLL as the Sidney Yellow Jackets (0-1) come in to AcuSport Stadium.  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live on WBLL. [...read more
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The Bellefontaine Police Department has announced the re-release of their DARE trading cards. The cards were originally released in the 1990s. According to Officer Andy Kennedy, the DARE Program was ...read more
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
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team set a school record for 9 holes Tuesday night. The Chiefs defeated visiting Tecumseh 149-191 at Liberty Hills. (Pictured, left to right: Hunter Karg, Jarrett...read more
In junior high football action Tuesday the 7th grade Bellefontaine Chieftains held on to defeat Springfield Shawnee 32-30. Ty Leeper led the offense with 191 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns. Jaeden C...read more
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The Kiwanis Logan County Cross Country Meet was held Tuesday at Indian Lake High School. In the high school girls race, Bellefontaine's Aubrey Stolly won in 20:49. Reghan Bieleski of the Big Orange ...read more
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
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
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With the holiday season in full swing, Christmas lights aren’t the only thing going up this month. Energy use spikes during the holiday season because of increased lights, baking, and furnace us...read more
Jacob Smith competed in The Great Buckeye Challenge mini triathlon at Buck Creek State Park in Springfield on Sunday. Smith finished the 250 yard swim, 10 mile bike ride, and 2 mile run in 57:06.41, ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team split a home tri-match with Triad and North Union on Saturday.  In the first match, Benjamin Logan beat Triad in straight sets 25-15 and 25-18.  ...read more
Area soccer teams were in action over the weekend. JV Boys West Liberty-Salem edged Urbana 3-2. Jacob Van Horn scored 2 goals and Logan Cole added a goal. Zane Woodruff recorded 6 saves in goal....read more
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
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A local driver was injured in a T-Bone crash at the intersection of Detroit Street and Baird Street (Route 68 and State Route 245) in West Liberty Tuesday morning around 4:45. The West Liberty Police...read more
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
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Since 1980, the Lutheran Community Services Annual Christmas Food and Toy Basket Giveaway Program has been helping members of the community during the holidays. On Tuesday, crowds were lined up out t...read more
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
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
A local driver who suffered serious injuries in a T-Bone crash near Huntsville last Tuesday afternoon has passed away. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Marjorie Phillips, 89, of 435 Nor...read more
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The 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
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
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
Another season of Chieftain football kicks off tonight on 1390 WBLL.  In week 1 the Chiefs travel to Wapak to take on the Redskins.  Listen to Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan by clicking on the ...read more
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Despite the recent warm weather, Bellefontaine City Schools are prepared to use their calamity day schedule. Board members heard at their final meeting in calendar year 2015 Monday night that the dis...read more
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
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
A drunk driver crashed on Watkins Road east of Marysville Sunday morning around three o'clock. The Union County Sheriff's Office reports that Jason Eastman, 35, of Richwood, was driving a 2009 Chevy ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity team defeated Benjamin Logan in four sets Tuesday: 25-13, 25-16, 23-25, 25-12. Jamie Peterson had 27 kills, 9 total blocks, 6 ace serves, and 9 digs. Kylie Gilroy had 3...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys golf team beat visiting Triad 177-195 at Liberty Hills Tuesday. Dillon Callicoat was medalist with a 37. Max Eggleston shot a 42, Tylar Jett and Tyler Gardner eac...read more
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Father Patrick Sheridan celebrated his final masses at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church on Sunday morning. St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 328 East Patterson Avenue, held mass at 9 a.m. and 1...read more
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The Early Bird Invitational was held Tuesday evening at Benjamin Logan High School in perfect running weather. Bellefontaine runners won the middle school girls, high school girls, and high school bo...read more
Waynesfield Raceway conducted a series of racing over the weekend. Results: Buckeye Machine Non Wing Sprints (23 Cars, 25 laps) 1. Luke Hall 2. Dallas Hewitt 3. Kyle Simon 4. Mike Miller 5. Mik...read more
Jacob Smith, 14, of Rushsylvania, won the Speedy Feet Kids Triathlon in Springfield on Saturday. Smith was one of 120 youth who participated at the NT Splash Zone & Eagle City Soccer Complex. Sm...read more
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
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
Local soccer teams were busy on Saturday as the 2015 season is being welcomed in. High School The Benjamin Logan Raiders defeated Fairlawn in the consolation game of the Quest Cup Saturday night 1-0...read more
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
City officials have been dealing with a bed bug outbreak at the fire department. Bed bugs were discovered in a dorm room at the station on December 2nd. A heat treatment was used the following day t...read more
A 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
Matt Huffman filed his petitions Thursday to run as a Republican for the 12th District Ohio Senate seat being vacated by Senate President Keith Faber at the end of 2016. “I am looking forward t...read more
The 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
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
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) co-chaired a joint subcommittee hearing Thursday titled “Terrorism and the Visa Waiver Program” with Chairman Ron DeSantis (R-Florida) and his Subcommittee ...read more
Heidelberg University enjoyed the finest season this year in womens softball history, going 34-10 overall, setting a record for wins in a season, winning the Ohio Athletic Conference regular season (1...read more
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
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
The Zanesfield Petanque Club hosted two Federation of Petanque USA tournaments last weekend. 40 FPUSA members came from 10 different states. Members came from Maryland, Virginia, Texas, Iowa, Kansas,...read more
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
The Ryan Reynolds Golf Invitational was held at Liberty Hills Thursday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys won with a school record 305 score, Kenton was 2nd with a 328, and Benjamin Logan placed 5th wit...read more
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
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
The Russ Hogue Invitational was held at Cherokee Hills Tuesday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys finished in 3rd with a 321, Benjamin Logan was fifth with a 354. Lima Central Catholic won with a 308 ...read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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Russells Point Council discussed at great length a Clean Ohio Project Monday evening. The project was originally proposed to the village by Ron E. Becker of Wapakoneta about a month ago. A special me...read more
A West Liberty-Salem alum received an honor from a colligate conference recently. Meghan Vogel received 2014-15 Academic All-Big East honors for cross country and track & field. Vogel was a reds...read more
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
Kettering’s Mike Carroll won the Lee Raymond Memorial Saturday night at Shady Bowl Speedway. He led all 67 laps to beat a full field of 26. He won $2,000. Greg Stapleton was second, with Brad ...read more
Urbana University senior linebacker D’Gary Wallace (Dayton, Ohio) has been selected first team Preseason All-American by USA College Football for the upcoming season. The 26th annual preseason t...read more
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
Governor Kasich has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Monday, December 7th, in honor of those who lost their lives serving our coun...read more
Shannon Hodge and Jack Vijit represented the Zanesfield Petanque Club at the Federation of Petanque USA National Men's & Women's singles & mixed triples held in Brooklyn, New York July 25...read more
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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
Here are the results from Waynesfield Raceway Park on Saturday.  It was the 7th Annual Jack Hewitt Classic. Numbers within brackets indicate starting position. Buckeye Machine Non-Wing Sprints...read more
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
Former Lehman Cavalier, Wheeling Jesuit's Andrea Thobe has been named the Mountain East Conference 2014-15 Female Athlete of the Year. As a sophomore in 2014, Thobe helped lead Wheeling Jesuit's vo...read more
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
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
East Liberty/Middleburg Firehouse Pizza beat Zanesfield 5-3 in the first round of the Logan County Pony League Tournament Monday night. Pitchers Ben Whitten and Christian Hardman combined for ten str...read more
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Indian Lake High School senior Noah Fought got a real life lesson in civics this last election day. Fought, along with a handful of seniors from other area high schools, attended a lunch Wednesday fo...read more
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
Brittany Pilkington's attorneys last week filed motions to eliminate the possibility of a death sentence in her trial, to have her trial moved, and a request for a new prosecutor in the case.  F...read more
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Bellefontaine City Council met Wednesday evening. An ordinance was adopted regarding the Regional Income Tax Agency (R.I.T.A.). The agency will start handling the city's municipal income taxes at the...read more
The Waynesfield Raceway Park saw a busy day on the track on Saturday. Here are the results: Numbers within brackets indicate starting position. BOSS (43 Cars) 1. Dallas Hewitt [2] 2. Kyle Simon [...read more
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
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
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
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
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
Two defendants were sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor earlier this week. Kwinta Sparks, 38, of Dayton, was sentenced to three years community control and orde...read more
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
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
Jack Vijit of the Zanesfield Petanque Club won two titles at the Federation of Petanque USA National Doubles events in Portland, Oregon June 13-14. On June 13th, Vijit partnered with Narin Garrett of...read more
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The Logan County Summer Baseball Camp kicked off on Wednesday with sunshine and many participants. Art Caudill, Bellefontaine High School head baseball coach, is in charge of the 35 campers as they l...read more
Benjamin Logan freshman Jacob Smith continued his impressive run in triathlon events by winning the HFP Racing Mohican Endurance Festival held outside of Perrysville, Ohio on Sunday. His time of 45:0...read more
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
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
The DeGraff 14U softball team, sponsored by Comer Insurance, went undefeated in the tournament. They beat Lakeview H & H Tree Service 11-7 at Blue Jacket Park to win the championship on Monday ni...read more
In Little League action Thursday, Bellefontaine #1 Dairy Queen defeated Washington #2 4-3. In the bottom of the 6th inning, Tristen Hazel walked, stole second, and Connor Rose drove him in for the wi...read more
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
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
Huntsville #1 Fast Track Signs won the County Farm League Championship against Zanesfield #1 Wednesday night in Quincy. (Pictured, front row, left to right: Tyler Michael, Dawson Finfrock, Madden Lil...read more
Jacob Smith, who will be a freshman at Benjamin Logan High School, competed in the second race of the HFP Racing Fit Family series held on Saturday at Maumee Bay State Park, Oregon, Ohio.  Smith...read more
In Acme baseball, Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions defeated Piqua 3-0 at Blue Jacket Park on Monday night. Turner Scott tossed a complete game three-hitter with four strikeouts and no walks. Col...read more
Waynesfield Raceway held a couple of races over the weekend. Results: UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions (35 Laps):  1. Sheldon Haudenschild 2. James McFadden 3. Tim Shaffer 4. Randy Hannag...read more
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
Huntsville #1 Fast Track Signs defeated Bellefontaine #4 National Salt 5-4 in the second round of the Logan County Farm League Tournament on Saturday. Lane Tucci, Madden Lillard, and Dawson Finfrock ...read more
The Ohio Development Services Agency awarded two emergency shelters grants to make facility improvements. The grants are part of the Emergency Solutions Target of Opportunity Program. “We work ...read more
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
Two teens were charged after they were caught smoking marijuana on top of a city business Wednesday night around 8:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Carson Thomas, 14, of 165 Miami...read more
The Bellefontaine Easton Water ACME baseball team defeated West Liberty-Salem 11-4 in a game heard on 1390 WBLL. WLS    010 200 1   4   3 3 Easton 010 370 x &...read more
Three 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
In Logan County Little League action Tuesday it was the DeGraff Commando Cows handing Bellefontaine DQ its 1st loss 6-4. DeGraff pushed 2 runs across in the top of the 6th inning to win. John Zumber...read more
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
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
The Logan County T-Ball Tournament opened Sunday in Lewistown. West Liberty #1 Brecount Law Office ran past Ridgemont #2 16-5. Aiden Hull and Julius Butler each tripled. Corbin Clapsaddle and K...read more
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
In Acme baseball, Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions rolled past host Xenia 21-4 in five innings. Turner Scott was the winning pitcher with five strikeouts. Nick Kurtz was 3-for-3 with a double an...read more
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash on State Route 47 just east of Port Jefferson Wednesday morning around three o'clock. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reports that Timo...read more
Jacob Smith, who will be a freshman at Benjamin Logan, took part in the first race of the HFP Racing Fit Family Fun triathlon series at Deer Creek State Park near Chillicothe on Saturday. Smith compl...read more
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
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
A vehicle theft led to two felony arrests in the city Monday. Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to 464 Township Road 184, Bellefontaine, Monday morning around 7:35. Jay Mitchell...read more
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
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West Liberty Village Council reviewed an ordinance for first reading from the Board of Public Affairs Monday evening. The ordinance proposes a three-percent raise to the water and sewer bill. The inc...read more
In Logan County Coach Pitch action Friday, Huntsville #2 Woody's Diner defeated Zanesfield #3 20-10.  Griffin Schaub ripped a home run and a triple.  Gavin Spring, Kahne Ferguson, and Tyle...read more
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
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The Bellefontaine Board of Education approved Monday night a memorandum of understanding with the Bellefontaine Education Association and the Ohio Association of Public School Employees that outlines ...read more
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
In Pony League, ELM (East Liberty/Middleburg) Firehouse Pizza ran past Washington #2 14-2 in four innings Tuesday night. Ben Whitten and Nick Makin teamed-up for a three-hitter with five strikeouts. ...read more
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
The Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) want to remind Ohioans that assistance is available if you have been disconnected or are threatened with ...read more
In Little League, Washington Township #2 blanked Bellefontaine #3 12-0 Friday night. Dustin Franks fired a no-hitter with seven strikeouts. Kyle Faulder belted a three-run homer. Franks recorded a ...read more
A county road in Pleasant Township will be closed for the next few weeks for a culvert replacement. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be replacing a culvert on County Road 23 betwee...read more
The 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
Shady Bowl Speedway hosted the Sceva-Dean Memorial over the weekend. Results: Dwarfs 1. Daniel Wirick 2. Brandon Bayse 3. Jason Hitchcock 4. Greg Sparks 5. Tristen Francis Modifieds 1. Joe Pe...read more
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The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities Board of Directors discussed the organization’s finances Thursday. The board approved the 2016 budget. The budget is roughly $500,000 less i...read more
Several members of the Indian Lake track teams performed well at the Division II district meet at Graham Saturday and qualified for the regional meet. The girls 4x100 relay team of Krissa Bailey, Ema...read more
In 10u softball, Lakeview Brentlinger Auto Care defeated Zanesfield 14-0 Monday night. Haylee Edwards fired a no-hitter. Madison Brentlinger was 3-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs. Lakeview is ...read more
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
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
In Coach Pitch action, Huntsville #2 Woody's Diner defeated East Liberty 24-7.  Matthew Culp, Aiden Todd, Christopher Timms, and Avery Pequignot all hit home runs.  Griffin Schaub hit two ...read more
The Benjamin Logan girls track & field team did well in the opening night of the Division II district meet at Graham Thursday. The Lady Raiders are tied for 8th place in a field of 14 teams. Cor...read more
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The Riverside Board of Education met Tuesday evening and approved the retirement for 4th grade teacher John Williams. Superintendent Scott Mann explained that Williams had over 30 years in education ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team took the early team standings lead at the DIII Southwest District in West Milton Tuesday evening. Top 5 team scores: 1st WLS 21, 2nd Russia 15, 3rd A...read more
A few high school baseball teams played sectional finals Wednesday night. Division III: Anna blanked Northeastern 5-0. Versailles shut out Tri-County North 3-0. Division IV: Lehman beat Triad 3-1...read more
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
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The Indian Lake varsity softball team saw its season come to an end Tuesday evening on 1390 WBLL. The Lady Lakers lost to top-ranked Greenville 10-0 in six innings in the Division II Sectional Champi...read more
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
In Farm League baseball, Zanesfield Alexander Concrete beat Ridgeway #2 3-1. Winning pitcher Justin Coleman tossed four scoreless innings with 11 strikeouts. Coleman led the offense with two hits. ...read more
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
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
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
The Riverside Jr. High track team had several individual champs at the NWCC league meet Saturday. Ollie Jacobs finished 1st in the 100 and 3rd in the 400. Courtnie Smith was 1st in the 200 meter das...read more
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
Two local residents were arrested on warrants at Super 8, 1117 North Main Street, Saturday afternoon around 4:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department located Terrance Kipker, 31, at large, and Betty ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team won its fourth consecutive Ohio Heritage Conference title Thursday evening at Mechanicsburg. Team scores: 1st WL-S 173, 2nd Greeneview 114, 3rd ...read more
The 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
Several youth baseball and softball teams played Wednesday night. Farm League: West Liberty #1 Wilcoxon Homes beat Washington 12-3. Pitchers Gavin Hoffman and Joey LaRoche each struck out six. Rig...read more
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
COSI on Wheels rocketed into Indian Lake Elementary School Friday with a multi-faceted lesson on Astounding Astronomy. COSI presenter Jordan Rader led an assembly for the entire student body to start...read more
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
The Ohio Investigative Unit seized gambling machines from two Indian Lake clubs Friday morning around eleven o’clock. Officers served search warrants at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, 140...read more
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
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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
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
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
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
Staff Lieutenant Daniel Springs was promoted to the rank of captain Thursday by Colonel Paul Pride, Patrol superintendent, during a ceremony at the Patrol’s Academy. Captain Springs will remain...read more
The 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
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Thursday that an Auglaize County woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on three charges of sexual battery. Lori Anderson, 51, who was an elementar...read more
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
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2014 Bellefontaine High School graduate Derek Yoesting recently won a Soldier of the Year competition.  Yoesting, 19, an E4 Specialist in the Ohio National Guard and Wright State University stud...read more
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
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has selected Nita Wilkinson as its Board Member of the Month. Nita is the Director of Advancement for Green Hills Community in West Liberty. Green Hills is compos...read more
The High Point Stars u13 boys soccer team tied the Classic Eagles United B14 team 5-5 Thursday night. The Stars fought back and tied it up in the last minute of the game. Isaiah Henry had a hat tric...read more
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
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
Area ball clubs took to the diamond Tuesday. Varsity Baseball: 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
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
Governor John Kasich and Lt. Governor Mary Taylor recently signed a resolution officially recognizing November 2015 as Hire a Veteran Month throughout Ohio, asking Ohio’s employers to consider t...read more
The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center recently announced the career center’s Superintendent’s List, Honor Roll, and half-day Honor Roll for the first nine weeks. To be eligible for the Sup...read more
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
The West Liberty-Salem Jr. High track and field team hosted the BOSS Invitational on Saturday. Pictured: Dennis McIntosh, owner of the Big Orange Shoe Shop, congratulates BOSS Invitational MVP Max Ni...read more
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
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
The Logan County Commissioners applied for and received $800,000 in Federal and State CHIP grant funds to improve the housing stock and help in the provision of affordable housing to Logan County and ...read more
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. Belle...read more
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
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
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. ...read more
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Benjamin Logan senior Davis Bowers, a standout in the pole vault, signed his letter of intent Thursday to continue his track career at Div. II Tiffin University.  Tiffin University is located in...read more
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
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
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The Bellefontaine City School Board of Education met Monday evening. The district wrapped up its 2015 United Way Campaign on Friday. The staff generated $16,936 for the United Way of Logan County. Th...read more
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. Av...read more
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
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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
The Riverside junior high track team was in action Monday. The boys team placed 1st over Temple Christian and Lima Perry. Individual results: Ollie Jacobs - 1st 100m dash, 1st 400, 1st long jump&nb...read more
West Liberty-Salem alum and Wilmington College senior Sarah Murphy was named Ohio Athletic Conference Co-Sprint Athlete of the Year at the 2015 OAC Track and Field Championships at Mt. Union over the ...read more
The FC42 U14 boys soccer team had a great weekend in the Nike Cup Challenge. Local players Derek Robb, Marcus Walker, and Ian Wolfe helped the team advance to the championship match. FC42 lost to Cl...read more
In high school baseball Saturday, Benjamin Logan swept visiting West Liberty-Salem in a doubleheader. The Raiders won the first game 10-1 over the Tigers. Josh Whitten went 2-2, while Konner Caudill ...read more
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
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
The Ohio Development Services Agency reports that heating assistance is available to eligible households through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). Starting this week and running until March 3...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Jr. High girls team ran away with the Champaign County track meet at Mechanicsburg Thursday night. Scores: WL-S 173 Mechanicsburg 67 Urbana 50 Graham 21 Triad 1 First pla...read more
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
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
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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
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
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
A member of the Zanesfield Petanque Club participated in two tournaments in Austin, Texas over the weekend. The 7th annual Heart of Texas Tournament had 22 teams participating Saturday. The team of ...read more
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
Bellefontaine graduate Connor Dunn is doing well with his teaching. Northrop Grumman Foundation announced this week that Hampton’s Benjamin Syms Middle School is one of 20 public middle school ...read more
Rain or shine, home or away, Quentin Miller is always at Bellefontaine High School sporting events. Quentin’s mother, April Miller, says her son is a Chieftain sports fanatic, “He never mi...read more
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The Logan County Health District acted quickly and emotionally Wednesday. Board members learned at their monthly meeting the changes in store because of the failure of their .8 mill levy in Tuesday&rs...read more
Three West Liberty-Salem graduates had a great weekend in college track. Wilmington College senior Sarah Murphy finished third in the 400 meter hurdles (1:05.93) and fourth in the 100 meter hurdles (...read more
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
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Logan County Candidates (37 of 37 Precincts Reporting)   Bellefontaine Mayor Candidate percentage votes Ben Stahler (D)  55.29  1,752 Ra...read more
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
The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team beat Northwestern 6-3 at Blue Jacket Park Thursday night. Senior starter Lane Kiser was the winning pitcher. In his first action of the season, Kiser worked t...read more
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
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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
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: Shot put: Zack McCall...read more
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The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team used Sam Martz’s two-out game winning single in the bottom of the 8th inning to defeat the Springfield Shawnee Braves 4-3 Tuesday night. The game was at ...read more
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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
Despite the stormy weather, a few high school baseball and softball teams played Monday night. Varsity baseball: Riverside rallied past visiting New Bremen 5-4 in eight innings. The Pirates scored ...read more
A local 8th grader was among 230 riders in the 2015 Ohio Spring Race Series Race #3 Zanesfield Road Race in Logan County Sunday. Jacob Smith finished 3rd in the 13-14 year old youth division. Smith ...read more
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
“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. Ther...read more
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
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
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
Baseball 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
When celebrating Halloween this weekend, the Ohio State Highway Patrol wants to remind motorists that designating a sober driver if you plan on drinking is one of the best ways to ensure you get home ...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team edged Dayton Stebbins 9-8 at Blue Jacket Park Friday night. The Chiefs were sparked by an eight-run second inning. Cole Braun earned the win. Tyler Jones wor...read more
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
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
Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon released the names of two additional persons charged in the 2014 murder of Charles Hicks in Uniopolis. Natosha Gilbert, 28, of Lima, was charged with murder, aggrav...read more
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
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
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
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
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
The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team fell to Beavercreek on Saturday, 3-2. Connor Burton and Tyler Jones each scored. Jones led the team in hits with two. Wisner, Mitchell, Braun, and Ruble each ...read more
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
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: ...read more
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
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
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
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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. ...read more
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
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
Xavier University redshirt freshman Meghan Vogel won the 1500 meter run at Butler University’s Bulldog Opener Saturday. Vogel finished in 4:41.01 in her first collegiate win. Meghan graduated ...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Allen County Sheriff Samuel Crish, Lima Police Chief Kevin Martin, and Allen County Prosecutor Juergen Waldick announced Monday that two Allen County residents are f...read more
Thomas Hole and Jared Lattimer are taking advantage of Ohio Hi-Point Career Center’s School-To-Work program, an opportunity for Hi-Point students to work part of the school day in their career f...read more
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
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
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
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
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
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The Bellefontaine Chieftains played probably their best game of the season at the right time as they rout perennial power Cincinnati Taft (14-11) 78-53 at UD Arena in a Div. II district title game Fri...read more
Over 100 Ohio Hi-Point students recently walked a mile around the school’s campus in the first Leo Club Strides for Diabetes Awareness walk. Nearly $500 was raised through donations and t-shirt...read more
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
The Indian Lake High School Student Council, to better honor loved ones lost, is working to revamp Memorial Lane. Earlier this week, crews planted trees down the drive leading into campus from State ...read more
Former Benjamin Logan and Penn State volleyball great Nicole Fawcett is shining in the Korea V-League. Fawcett helped Korea Expressway defeat Hyundai 25-22, 24-26, 25-14, and 25-18 on Saturday to cla...read more
The Union County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible abduction. The Marion Police Department contacted deputies Thursday night around 8:10. Marion Police met with a female victim who was re...read more
The u14 High Point Stars defeated the Classics Eagles Black 5-3 on Saturday. Daunte George (pictured in red) scored two 2-point goals and added an additional goal. Dominik Patton had an assist. Goa...read more
Several area wrestlers excelled at district wrestling tournaments on Saturday. At the Division II tournament at Chillicothe, Graham dominated as they racked up 320 points to become the tournament cha...read more
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Ever wondered what your neighborhood looks like from the sky? Or maybe you're curious about how airplanes even work.  You might even dream about being a pilot. If you're nodding your head "Yes" ...read more
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
The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center recognized its October Seniors of the Month recently. Taylor Tinsley is from Indian Lake High School and Brett Rappold is from Riverside High School. Taylor Tinsley ...read more
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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
Several West Liberty-Salem track and field alumni performed well at their college indoor conference championship meets over the weekend. In the Ohio Athletic Conference, Wilmington College senior Sar...read more
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
BHS graduate Nate Orndorf placed 4th at the GLIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships, running 5000 meters in a personal best time of 14:36. Orndorf was also recently selected as an Academic All-Ame...read more
The u14 High Point Stars defeated FC42 5-3 at Soccer First on Saturday. Dominik Patton and Tate Schmittauer each scored two goals. Bryan Bundy added a goal. Daunte George delivered two assists. No...read more
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
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West Liberty-Salem school board members were given the five-year forecast for the district at their monthly meeting Tuesday night. The data presented demonstrated the importance of the 1% income tax....read more
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade boys basketball team defeated Tipp City 40-26 in the CBC championship game at Kenton Ridge High School Wednesday night. Bryce Schmidt and Cole Jones each scored a game-hi...read more
USA Triathlon announced their Finalized 2014 Rankings Tuesday. Jacob Smith, an 8th grader at Benjamin Logan, made the Top 200 Youth Triathletes in the country. He was ranked #131 in the “15 an...read more
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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
For former Bellefontaine basketball star Matt Gump, Sunday will be a long-remembered highlight of his career.  The sophomore guard made a 3-pointer at the buzzer allowing his Centre Colonels to c...read more
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
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. ...read more
The u14 High Point Stars indoor soccer team defeated Wedgewood FC 11-4 on Saturday. Dominik Patton scored 4 goals, Tate Schmittauer had 2 goals, and Pierce Wall scored a 2-point goal. Daunte George,...read more
Logan County Home Health has been named a 2015 HHCAHPS Honors recipient, a prestigious award recognizing home health agencies that continuously provide quality care as measured from the patient’...read more
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
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
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
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) launched a redesigned website this week, featuring homepage access to frequently used documents and additional social media applications. To see the redesigned site, vi...read more
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
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
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
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 5....read more
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The Logan County American Association of University Women and the Bellefontaine Examiner hosted a series of debates at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Thursday evening. Local issues were discussed an...read more
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
Two local residents suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash on State Route 47 west of Benjamin Logan Wednesday night around 8:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that David Grooms, 29...read more
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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
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The Logan County Fair Board voted Wednesday evening to add another day to the 2016 fair. The board has been discussing whether it should add Sunday back to the fair schedule. They debated keeping it ...read more
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
Indian Lake sixth graders are working to help area homeless keep warmer this coming winter. Students in Dana Clune’s Laker Time class are reading Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome and they...read more
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
Benjamin Logan Schools hosted an event called “Using STEM to Bloom” for 45 girls in grades 3-5 Wednesday. STEM is an acronym for Science, Engineering, Technology, and Math. The aim of "Us...read more
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
The Triad FFA general livestock judging team recently traveled to Massachusetts to compete in The Big E FFA Livestock Evaluation contest. The team, consisting of Triad FFA members Hadley LeVan, Colby...read more
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
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Wednesday night Bellefontaine High School hosted Family Appreciation Night. The event is typically on the first night of parent-teacher conferences. Parents that attended were treated to a free meal ...read more
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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. Afte...read more
The Hilliker YMCA swim teams competed in the Miami County Invitational over the weekend. The invitational featured 8 teams from around the area. The two teams combined for 205 points and placed 8th....read more
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
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
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
"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
The West Liberty-Salem varsity wrestling team hosted the Ohio Heritage Conference league meet on Saturday. Four Tigers placed. Michael Kelly, Tanner Workman, and Trevor Anderson each finished runner...read more
Air Force Airman Garrett Ashcraft recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Ashcraft completed an intensive, eight-week program that included t...read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Urbana University Blue Knights football team signed 18 prep standouts and one transfer on Wednesday’s National Signing Day.  Highlights of the class include:  --this is head coac...read more
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
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The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team steamrolled visiting Northwestern 60-29 Tuesday on WBLL. Bellefontaine led 9-3 after 1 quarter, 27-9 at the half, then outscored the Warriors 33-20 in t...read more
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
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
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
Two former West Liberty-Salem track standouts are shining in college. Wilmington senior Sarah Murphy had a big weekend for the Lady Quakers at the Ohio Athletic Conference South Split Meet in Mariett...read more
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
Several area runners braved the winter elements Sunday morning to compete in the Logan County Race Series Super Bowl Half Marathon. All proceeds from the race benefit the Hilliker YMCA. Alex Steiner...read more
There were several West Liberty-Salem track and field athletes that competed Saturday at Cedarville University in indoor track. Highlights included Morgan Freyhof placing 14th out of 132 runners in t...read more
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
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
A city dog owner will not face any charges after authorities responded to numerous complaints regarding the treatment of a Great Dane at 507 East Columbus Avenue. The 15-month-old dog is owned by Dav...read more
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
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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
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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
Thursday night in boys bowling Riverside lost a close match to Emmanuel Christian 2,224 to 2,189. Luke Lowery led the Pirates with games of 201 and 171 for a 372 series.  Dalton Lowery recorded...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans junior high boys played at Oakstone Academy in Westerville Thursday evening. The Spartans defeated the Tigers in a thriller in double overtime 46-41.  Calvary was...read more
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
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team fell to visiting Dayton Stebbins 62-59 Wednesday night. The Indians outscored the Raiders 28-16 in the fourth quarter. The loss snapped Benjamin Loga...read more
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
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The Logan County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau conducted its 4th Annual Stars in Business Night of Recognition at the Bellefontaine Regional Airport Wednesday evening. Six prestigious awa...read more
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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
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. Resul...read more
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
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Several West Liberty-Salem track and field alumni competed at college indoor meets over the weekend. Wilmington College senior Sarah Murphy placed in three events at the Denison Lid Lifter Invitation...read more
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. ...read more
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
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. ...read more
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
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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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has recognized Dee Dee Ricketts, owner of ME & Company Salon, as October’s Business and Entrepreneur of the Month. Ricketts earned her beauty license fr...read more
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
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
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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
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
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
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
The Glenwood East Allotment II Pavement Improvement Project in Whispering Pines is running ahead of schedule. Starting Monday, crews from LeVan's Excavating and Ray Hensley will be modifying and stab...read more
The Bellefontaine swimmers competed in back-to-back meets over the weekend. Saturday the team swam in the Wapak-Celina Invitational. The girls finished 6th and the boys were 7th. The meet featured 16...read more
A new Ohio Department of Transportation safety study has identified 10 deer crash “hotspots” around the state. “Fewer daylight hours, the increased movement of deer due to mating se...read more
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
The Bellefontaine 7th grade girls basketball team won at Benjamin Logan 34-32 Wednesday night. Hannah Rader led all scorers for the Lady Chiefs with 14 points along with 14 rebounds. Taizha Collier a...read more
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported a robust 13.1 percent September 2015 sales increase on total sales of 133,750 Honda and Acura vehicles for a new September benchmark. Honda Division sales...read more
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. Resul...read more
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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. The...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity bowling teams were swept at Tecumseh on Friday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys fell 2,722 to 2,255. Joey Jacobs had games of 216 and 171 for a 387 series. Anthony Tolliver...read more
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Several boys basketball teams were in action Friday night despite the many school cancellations earlier in the day. Here's the PeakofOhio.com scoreboard:   WBLL Game:     &...read more
In high school bowling Friday at Coral Lanes, the Graham Lady Falcons topped a much improved Indian Lake Lakers girls team 2,233 to 1,778. Sarah Carpenter led all bowlers with games of 242 and 232 fo...read more
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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
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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
Benjamin Logan will host its 2014 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday evening at 6:30. The event will take place between the JV and varsity boys’ basketball games against Urbana. Three n...read more
The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center is inviting area high school juniors, seniors, and their parents to participate in the 35th annual Logan County College Day on Friday. The event is bei...read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Several area basketball teams took to the courts on Saturday. Boys The Bellefontaine varsity team defeated visiting Lima Shawnee 53-46 on WBLL. Daniel Boy led the Chiefs with 14 points. Bellefonta...read more
Indian Lake High School has named their Seniors of the Month for September: Name: Joseph Davidson Parents: Joe and Deb Davidson Address: Russells Point School Activities and awards: Student Counci...read more
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
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
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
The West Liberty-Salem Tigers wrestled at the Toledo St. Johns Jesuit Invitational on Tuesday.  Trevor Anderson was 5-0, defeating the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd seeded wrestlers to win the 145 pound cha...read more
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
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
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.   ...read more
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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Snowboarders, here's your chance to ride with an Olympian. Louie Vito is coming to Mad River Mountain for his annual rail jam Saturday. It's one of the largest rail jams in the Midwest. Registration...read more
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
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
The Bellefontaine High School swim team competed in a dual meet at Kenton Tuesday night. The boys won the meet 84-52. The girls fell to Kenton 93-61, creating a combined score of 145-145. First-pla...read more
Based on law enforcement drug seizures, Ohio has seen a major increase in drug reports involving fentanyl, a more lethal opiate that is 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin. With 502 fentanyl-r...read more
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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
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
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
The Bellefontaine swim team competed in a tri-meet with Tipp City and Northwestern Saturday. The boys and girls both finished in front of Northwestern but short of beating Tipp City. First place fin...read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
The Benjamin Logan Jr. High wrestling team competed in a tri-match Thursday night. The Raiders lost to Covington 48-30 and beat Bellefontaine 36-27. Going 2-0 for the Raiders: Caylin Houser Henry ...read more
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
The Indian Lake varsity girls basketball team rallied past Greenon 62-59 for their first win of the season. The host Lakers outscored the Knights 35-19 in the final quarter. Kelson Stidam hit the go...read more
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Examples of city government meeting the needs of taxpayers were on display Tuesday night when Bellefontaine City Council met. For the first time since 2011, and the second time ever, the city receive...read more
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
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
A drunk woman was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic dispute at her rural Zanesfield home Monday afternoon around 4:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Susan Stover, 42,...read more
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
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
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
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
Indian Lake’s Homecoming festivities will take place this weekend. (Pictured, left to right: Aubrey Grider, Isabella Barnes, Michelle Grider, Kati Bowsher, and Kelly Shoffner) Students voted s...read more
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
Bellefontaine native Scott Thompson was the featured speaker at the Bellefontaine Rotary Club meeting Monday afternoon. Thompson is the director of safety and security at Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Ba...read more
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
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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
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
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. Blak...read more
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
In high school girls bowling Wednesday night Graham topped Dayton Stebbins 2,228 to 1,951. Leading the way was Abigail Ogden with a 243. Cara Cohn rolled a 203, Sarah Carpenter had a 180, and Jessic...read more
Mary Rutan Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of general surgeon Dr. David Giammar to their medical staff and surgery department. Dr. Giammar is the fourth general surgeon to join the M...read more
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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
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
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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
The Hilliker YMCA Swim Team finished 4th in the 2014 SPY Invitational at the Springfield Family YMCA recently. The combined team scored 200 points. The girls contributed 108 points and the boys added...read more
Several area basketball teams played Monday night. The Triad varsity girls team defeated host Riverside 49-30. The Cardinals jumped out to a 21-5 lead after one quarter. Ali Dixon scored 13 points....read more
Members of "Gloria's" Tumbling and Trampoline team competed in a 14-team competition in Morehead, Kentucky Saturday. Individual results for “Gloria’s” team are listed in the or...read more
West Liberty-Salem alumnus and Wilmington College senior Sarah Murphy set a new school record for the Quakers in the 60 meter hurdles over the weekend at the Capital University Invitational. Murphy's...read more
Ohio State is in the inaugural College Football Playoff.  This will be a rematch of arguably the two best college football coaches in the country. What stood out, Jeff Long, CFB committee c...read more
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
Ohio recently crowned its 7 divisional state football champions at Ohio Stadium. Thursday, December 4th: Division III Toledo Central Catholic (13-2)  56 Athens (14-1)  52 Friday, Decemb...read more
Two female teens who walked away from an Adriel School Group Home earlier this week have been charged for a series of thefts near West Liberty. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Alexis W...read more
Your drive on Route 33 near Zanesfield may be delayed over the next two days. ODOT reports that lane closures will be in effect on 33 in both directions between County Road 10 and State Route 292 fro...read more
The Benjamin Logan girls bowling team won against Springfield Shawnee 1,828 to 1,665. Leading the Raider girls were Karlee Gilliam who shot games of 163 and 133 for a 296 series. Jenna Peyton shot a ...read more
Several area basketball teams took to the court on Saturday. The West Liberty-Salem boys hosted Stebbins. The varsity team fell 59-41. Connor Woods had 13 points and Austin Miller added 10. The JV ...read more
The Bellefontaine bowling teams swept visiting Springfield Shawnee at T-P Lanes Friday. In varsity boys, the Chiefs outscored the Braves 2,656 to 2,509. Anthony Tolliver tossed games of 221 and 249 ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity bowling teams swept Northeastern Thursday night. The Lady Tigers won 1,805 to 1,623. Emily Crook fired a 320 series, Taylor Loverde shot a 272 series, Erica McCall rol...read more
Several high school and Jr. High basketball teams were in action Thursday night. Varsity girls: West Liberty-Salem ran past host Riverside 50-25. The Tigers outscored the Pirates 32-13 in the secon...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys bowling team fell to Stebbins Wednesday night 2,636 to 2,577.  Leading the Raiders was Logan Wenger, who rolled games of 195 and 253 for a 448 series. Trent Harshfield s...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Graham 66-29 Tuesday. The Tigers outscored the Falcons 34-4 in the first half. Jamie Peterson had 22 points, 18 rebounds, and 4...read more
The West Liberty-Salem bowling teams were in action Tuesday. The varsity Lady Tigers defeated Calvary Christian 1,611 to 1,494 Emily Crook fired a 276 series, Erica McCall a 250, Taylor Loverde and ...read more
The Indian Lake "Meet the Teams Night" showcased this year's talent on the hardwood. (Pictured: Sydney Miller sinks a shot during the 3-point contest.) Fans got a chance to see the boys and girls va...read more
In high school bowling Monday night, Mechanicsburg defeated Graham in girls action 2,484-2,357.  The Lady Falcons were led by senior Sarah Carpenter with games of 244 and 202 for a 446 series.&n...read more
Two female teens from an Adriel School Group Home were arrested near West Liberty Tuesday morning around eleven o’clock. Alexis Wintrow, 15, and Olivia Mathews, 14, were reported missing Monday...read more
Benjamin Logan took time to honor its fall athletes recently. Football Shick Award: Offensive Player of the Year - Mack Horton, Davis Bowers Rittenhouse Award - Brady Bechtel, Saul Boysel Defensiv...read more
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
The final week of the 2014 OHSAA football season has arrived and 14 teams have earned the right to play for a state championship in Ohio Stadium. After 723 teams began the season in August and 224 ear...read more
A local driver was tased after he fled on foot following a traffic stop on State Route 540 east of Lakewood Drive Monday afternoon around 1:55. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped George Prat...read more
Winners indicated in bold letters. Division I 2 Lakewood St. Edward (12-2)  42 1 Hudson (13-1)  14 (Game at University of Akron InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field)   6 Cincinnati M...read more
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
The u14 High Point Stars defeated the SoccerFirst Academy team 9-1 on Saturday. They remain in first place in the indoor soccer league. Daunte George, Tate Schmittauer, and Marcus Walker each scored...read more
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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
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The Bellefontaine Board of Education approved the reception of approximately $240,000 less in federal grant money at their meeting Monday night. It is not as bad as it sounds. The district no longer ...read more
Winners indicated in bold letters. Division VI: Minster 14 (11-3) Defiance Tinora 13 (13-1) (Game at Wapakoneta Harmon Field)   Kirtland 28 (14-0) Lucasville Valley 7 (11-3) (Game at New ...read more
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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
A hard-throwing lefty from Benjamin Logan recently decided to continue his academic and baseball career at Wright State University. Senior pitcher Zane Collins made that decision surrounded by his fa...read more
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
Indian Lake golf standout Morgan Barnett is taking her skills to the next level. (Pictured, left to right: Indian Lake Coach Todd Dietz, Indian Lake Coach Mike Pusey, UNOH Coach Dawn West, Morgan Bar...read more
Razz-M-Tazz had two members compete at the NBTA State Competition in Worthington Sunday. Kierstin Diener was first in the novice state fancy strut and fourth in beginner state solo. Katie Hartsel pl...read more
The Bellefontaine bowling teams opened their season with a tri-match against visiting Sidney and Mechanicsburg Friday at T-P Lanes. Sidney won the varsity boys match with a 2,701. Bellefontaine foll...read more
The u14 High Point Stars ran past the Columbus Crew Jrs 18-0 in indoor soccer on Saturday. Drew Wrocklage had 4 goals, including two 2-pointers. Daunte George recorded a hat trick. Alanee Yaeger an...read more
A teenage girl who went missing last month was located Friday afternoon around one o'clock. The Champaign County Sheriff's Office reports that Weslie Long, 13, of Christiansburg, was found unharmed. ...read more
Nate Orndorf, who’s a redshirt sophomore at Grand Valley State, helped the 2nd-ranked Lakers win the NCAA Division II cross country Midwest Regional in Evansville, Indiana on Saturday. Grand Va...read more
Winners indicated in bold letters Division 1, Region 2: 16 West Chester Lakota West (7-6)    3  5 Huber Heights Wayne (12-1)    38 (Game at Dayton Welcome Stadiu...read more
The West Liberty Historical Society Renovation Committee will be holding a listening session for comments regarding the West Liberty Town Hall Renovation and possible tree removal. The meeting will ta...read more
County Road 12 in Perry Township will be undergoing a short closure for a culvert replacement. The Logan County Highway Department says crews will be replacing a culvert on CR 12 between St Rt 292 an...read more
    West Liberty-Salem senior Karlie Wilbur (pictured in center with her Dad Kevin on her left and Mom Dawn on her right) signed her letter of intent Tuesday to play Div. II college softba...read more
Finals indicated in bold letters WPKO Game of the Week: Division VI, Region 22: 3 Minster (10-3)     35 4 West Liberty-Salem (11-2)     0   &...read more
Crews will be doing road work in the city and county over the next several days. LeVan’s Excavating will start work on the Glenwood East Allotment II Pavement Improvement Project in Whispering ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Tigers are back in the Regional Final for the 2nd straight season.  Last year's game still haunts WL-S fans as they saw Mechanicsburg drive the field in the final minute of...read more
Indian Lake High School conducted its Fall Sports Banquet Monday night. Coaches handed out honors to dozens of athletes during the event. Students were recognized as letter winners, Booster Award Wi...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity cheerleading team won the CBC Mad River Division and placed 2nd overall in the league meet at Northwestern High School on Saturday. Seniors Hailey Lockwood and Hailey Thoma...read more
The Zanesfield Petanque Club had 9 players compete in the Petanque America Open 2014 in Amelia Island, Florida last weekend. The event is the largest Petanque tournament in the United States. A tota...read more
The Hilliker YMCA Swim Team competed at the Lima Fall Fiesta Invitational Saturday with 14 teams participating. Skyler Tavenner, 16, was first in the 100 Back, in the 200 IM, and the 100 Fly events. ...read more
Tonight is the Regional Final in Division VI with the West Liberty-Salem Tigers (11-1) facing the Minster Wildcats (9-3) from Piqua's Alexander Stadium.  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live on ...read more
Joseph Pilkington was arrested on a felony sex charge Thursday around noon. The Logan County Grand Jury indicted Pilkington, 43, at large, on one count of sexual battery (F3) Tuesday. The indictment...read more
Wheeling Jesuit setter Andrea Thobe is the Mountain East Conference Player of the Year, Urbana University outside hitter Katylnn Dunlap is the Freshman of the Year, and WJU's Christy Benner is the lea...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has released pairings and locations for the football regional finals. West Liberty-Salem will face Minster at Piqua Alexander Stadium Friday night at 7:30 on...read more
The Champaign County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help in finding a missing girl. Weslie Long, 13, of Christiansburg, has been missing since August 28th. Deputies report that Long is travelin...read more
Two local men won titles at the WPC Powerlifting World Championships in West Palm Beach, Florida on Friday and Saturday. Joseph Mobley won the 198-pound weight class in the teen 18-19 year-old divisi...read more
The u14 High Point Stars soccer team shut out the previously unbeaten Panthers 9-0 on Saturday. Daunte George and Dominik Patton each scored three goals. Tate Schmittauer scored twice and Isaiah Hen...read more
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Two East Chillicothe Avenue residents expressed concerns to Bellefontaine City Council in a rare Wednesday night meeting about sewage in a trench. The property is owned by Gil Myers. He hired a priva...read more
Winners indicated in bold letters Division 1, Region 2: 5 Huber Heights Wayne (11-1)     44 4 Dublin Coffman (11-1)     35 (Game at Bellefontaine AcuSport S...read more
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  At the Logan County Fair Board meeting Wednesday night board member Pam Griffin was voted in as the new treasurer. The board met in executive session for around 45 minutes with naming the new...read more
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Bellefontaine softball standout Jenna VanHoose is taking her skills to the next level. (Pictured: Jenna VanHoose is flanked by her parents, Corey and Renae VanHoose, as she signs her letter of intent...read more
A county road near Rushsylvania will be closed Thursday. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be replacing a culvert on County Road 12 between County Road 50 and County Road 265. The ...read more
Finals indicated in bold letters WPKO Game of the Week: Division VI, Region 22: 4 West Liberty-Salem (11-1)  21 1 Tri-County North (10-1)  14 (Game at Clayton Northmont Good Samaritan S...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Tigers find themselves in familiar territory as they are back in the regional semi-final Friday night on Mix 98.3 WPKO.  This year the Tigers will face the #1 seed in the r...read more
Former Bellefontaine standout Nate Orndorf ran well at the GLIAC cross country championships at Tiffin on Saturday. Orndorf, who’s a redshirt sophomore at Grand Valley State, ran his personal b...read more
16-year-old Skyler Tavenner led the Hilliker YMCA swim team at the Sidney YMCA Pentathlon on Saturday. He placed first in the 100 IM, 100 Free, 100 Fly, and 100 Back and was the overall point leader f...read more
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Local community members learned about narcotics during the Operation: Street Smart presentation at Bellefontaine High School Tuesday. The presentation was put on by members of the Franklin County She...read more
An Indian Lake soccer standout has been named 2nd team All-State. Senior forward Dustin Roby received the honor this week. Roby recorded 14 goals and 13 assists during the season. He was named 1st ...read more
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A new business is coming to downtown Bellefontaine.  It is called Brewfontaine, the Tap of Ohio, located at 211 S. Main St.  Currently being renovated, the building that will be Brewfontain...read more
The annual Jr. High All Star soccer game was played at Champions Field Saturday. This year, 28 players from county teams played during the game. The All Star game is played inter-mixing all players ...read more
West Liberty-Salem families and fans recently participated in a Ram Gridiron Challenge Fundraiser. The event raised $4,160 for the school's football program. During the event, the Ram Truck Brand co...read more
A water line depressurization in Bellefontaine has prompted a boil advisory for several south side residents. The impacted areas include: 1200 South Main Street 1133, 1137, 1145, and 1200 South Det...read more
Tonight in Division VI Region 22 the West Liberty-Salem Tigers (10-1) face the Tri County North Panthers (10-0) on Mix 98.3 WPKO.  The game is being played at Northmont High School in Clayton.&nb...read more
The West Liberty-Salem High School cheerleaders placed 2nd at the Ohio Heritage Conference cheer competition Saturday. Brooke Markin advanced individually to the 2nd round of the OHC Jump Off. Kylie...read more
29 members of Gloria's Tumbling Team competed in Point Pleasant, West Virginia on Saturday. The tumbling and trampoline competition featured 7 teams. Individual results are listed in the order of Tu...read more
The West Liberty Village presented its 2015 Beautification Award during this weekend's Labor Day Festival held at Lions Park. The recipient is Julie Randall of 142 West Baird Street. Randall receive...read more
The u14 High Point Stars soccer team defeated the Crew Classics 6-4 on Saturday. Daunte George, Dominik Patton, and Alex Miller each had 2 goals. Marcus Walker, Noah LaBelle, and Patton each deliver...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has released pairings and locations for the football regional semifinals. West Liberty-Salem will play Tri-County North at Northmont Friday night at 7:30 on ...read more
Division VII, Region 26: 8 Triad (6-5)  0 1 Marion Local (11-0)  40   7 Covington (6-5)  7 2 Lehman (9-2)  42   5 Fort Recovery (7-4)  28 4 Fort Loramie (7-4...read more
An area driver was cited after he crashed into a field on State Route 706 near Quincy Saturday afternoon around three o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Qwinten Scheer, 20, of 40...read more
The Miami Valley Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association has announced this year’s all-area teams. Dustin Roby and Santiago Costa of Indian Lake were named to the Boys DII North All-District 1st ...read more
Recently released ACT test data reveals the scores of Indian Lake students are steadily increasing. For the 2014-15 school year, Indian Lake's average composite score was a 22. This is up from prior ...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week 5 Cincinnati Country Day (10-1)     7 4 West Liberty-Salem (10-1)     29      WBLL Game Division III, Region 10: 7 Be...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Tigers (9-1) make their fourth straight trip to the playoffs as they host the Indians from Cincinnati Country Day (10-0) on Mix 98.3 WPKO.  This is a Division VI Region 22 ...read more
The #3 seeded Bellefontaine Chieftains (8-2) host the #6 seed Bellbrook on 1390 WBLL "The Bell" in the football playoffs.  This is Bellefontaine's first playoff game in 5 years.  Bill Tipple...read more
It's hard to believe it has been 11 weeks since we kicked the first football game of the school year.  Our Friday Morning Football Picks had 5 pickers beat Bill Tipple & Chad Wilkinson. ...read more
The u14 High Point Stars soccer team started their indoor season with a 9-0 win over the Panthers Wednesday night. Daunte George had a hat trick. Dominik Patton and Tate Schmittauer each had two goa...read more
Former Bellefontaine standout Keith Roberts has been promoted to associate head track coach at Grand Valley State. Head coach Jerry Baltes announced the promotion earlier this week. Roberts enters h...read more
A local driver was cited following a T-Bone crash at the intersection of Route 33 and County Road 57 Thursday morning around eight o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Robert Van W...read more
The CBC All-League football team has been announced. KENTON TRAIL FIRST TEAM OFFENSE INTERIOR LINEMAN #75     CALEB KING   KENTON RIDGE     &...read more
Four local football teams are playoff bound. The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced their postseason pairings Sunday afternoon. The top eight teams in each region qualify for the second...read more
At the Div. III state cross country championships held at Hebron on Saturday West Liberty-Salem freshman girls runner Reghan Bieleski placed 36th out of 142 runners in a time of 19:54. Coach Ann Voge...read more
Heavier traffic during the Labor Day holiday results in a greater risk of traffic crashes. To keep Ohio roadways safe, the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) will be out in full force this weekend looki...read more
The Zanesfield Petanque Club had 5 players make the trip to Lexington, North Carolina last weekend to play in Carolina Petanque's 2nd Annual Select Doubles Tourney. There were 22 teams in this year&r...read more
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has recognized Stephen’s Fine Jewelry as the area September Business of the Month. Entrepreneur John Entelisano, partnering with his wife Brenda of Stephen&...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Benjamin Logan (4-6)  7 Indian Lake (5-5)  18   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (8-2) 35  Tecumseh (5-5)  12 [audio:TobySmithrecaps3512winatTecumsehfrom1...read more
The final week of the regular season is here and there are still a lot of questions to be answered.  Will the Chiefs win their first CBC title in 10 years?  Will they host a playoff game?&nb...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 28th. Division I (top 16 from both regions will qualify for the playoffs) Region 1 - ...read more
Gloria's Tumbling hosted their 17th annual Halloween Invitational at Bellefontaine High School Saturday. The tumbling and trampoline competition featured 170 participants from seven teams. Madisyn N...read more
The Central Buckeye Conference wants to expand and is taking letters from schools that are interested in joining. The twelve team conference is grouped into two six team divisions. They offer eleven ...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans Jr. High soccer team defeated Indian Lake LCS Elite 12-2 in the finals of the Logan County Hi Point soccer tournament Monday night at Benjamin Logan. Rylan Studebaker a...read more
The Backyard Brawl wraps up the regular season with Benjamin Logan (4-5) (3-1) traveling to Indian Lake (4-5) (3-1) on Mix 98.3 WPKO.  Chad Wilkinson and Bill Halter are live from Lakers Stadium....read more
Bellefontaine can lock up a home playoff game and a share of the CBC Kenton Trail division with a win at Tecumseh on 1390 WBLL.  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan have the Chiefs (7-2) (3-1) at the Arr...read more
The Benjamin Logan Little Raiders won the CBC-YFL Varsity Championship over the weekend. The Little Raiders shut out the Graham Little Falcons 12-0. Brady Burrey and Kainan Stoner each scored touchd...read more
Nine area residents were charged following a disturbance in the Walmart parking lot, 2281 South Main Street, Tuesday night around 8:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that four trucks we...read more
American Honda Motor Company today reported August 2015 sales of 155,491 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 6.9 percent over August 2014, when the industry had one additional selling day and an e...read more
The High Point Stars B13 soccer team edged the Crew Jrs. East Black B14 2-1 Sunday night to cap an undefeated fall season. Preston Henry scored on a penalty kick. Dominik Patton dribbled around the ...read more
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Bellefontaine Parks and Recreation Superintendent Kris Myers had some encouraging news about revenue from the Hoffman Pool for board members at their monthly meeting Tuesday night. The pool generated...read more
National Salt defeated Heiby Oil 9-1 and Thomas & Marker 2-1 to win the Bellefontaine City 4-5 Youth Soccer Championship on Saturday. Over the two games, Chloe Lloyd scored three times, Brandon M...read more
The West Liberty-Salem cross country teams competed at the Troy D3 Southwest Regional meet on Saturday where the top individuals ran their way to times good enough to qualify for state. The boys&rsqu...read more
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The 62nd annual United Way fundraising campaign in Logan County kicked off Tuesday with more than 90 community leaders gathering for a luncheon and training at Green Hills Foundation Hall in West Libe...read more
Shady Bowl Speedway will close out its 2014 season with three classes of cars in action on Saturday. The main event will be the Compact 100 for the entry level cars. The race will either be 100 laps ...read more
Five defendants were sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Gregory Hill, 29, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to three y...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Indian Lake (4-5)  28 Urbana (6-3)  35   WBLL Game Springfield Shawnee (5-4)  21 Bellefontaine (7-2)  42  [audio:TobySmithrecaps4221winvsSpri...read more
With only two games left in the regular season there are several teams looking for conference titles and playoff seedings.  Once again the Chiefs face a tough matchup as Shawnee comes to Bellefon...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans defeated West Liberty #1 4-0 Thursday night in the county junior high soccer tournament. Josh Kilgore, Amber Wenger, Isaac Dillon, and Garrett Reinhard each scored a go...read more
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The Monroe Township Trustees met Monday and discussed the township's busy summer. The township has finished its chip seal and paving program for the year. The trustees also paid for this year's work ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls cross country team has been involved in several community service projects this month. On October 3rd, the team sponsored Big Orange Buddies, teaming the athletes up with...read more
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United States Senator Sherrod Brown (D) spent his Monday touring manufacturing plants in Ohio. Part of the tour was a stop at the Midwest Express plant in East Liberty. (Pictured left, Brown with Sen...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade football team ran past Urbana 42-8 at AcuSport Stadium Tuesday night. Garrett Gross led the offense with two rushing touchdowns. He also returned a fumble for a touchdown....read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 21st. Division I (top 16 from both regions will qualify for the playoffs) Region 1 - ...read more
The road to the playoffs doesn't get any easier tonight with the Shawnee Braves (5-3) (2-1) coming to Bellefontaine to play the Chiefs (6-2) (2-1).  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live from AcuS...read more
The Indian Lake Lakers (4-4) (3-0) meet up with the Urbana Hillclimbers (5-3) (3-0) on Mix 98.3 WPKO.  The winner of this game clinches at least a share of the CBC Mad River Division title. ...read more
Tonight in the OHC the Triad Cardinals (5-3) (3-2) visit rival West Liberty-Salem (7-1) (4-1).  Big playoff points are up for grabs as these two teams meet at Tiger Stadium in West Liberty. ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer season came to a close Tuesday evening. The Lady Tigers fell to Troy Christian 2-0 in the Division III sectional final at Sidney Memorial Stadium. Lauren ...read more
The boil advisory issued on Brookwood Drive in Bellefontaine has been lifted. The boil alert was declared Friday morning due to a water line depressurization. The advisory affected the following hom...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys soccer team fell to Tipp City 2-1 in the Division II sectional final at Piqua Wertz Stadium Monday night. The Red Devils scored two goals in the first eight minutes of th...read more
The Logan County Engineer’s Office reports that Pavement Technologies will be resurfacing several roads in the coming week. The roads to be resurfaced are: County Road 5 from U.S. Highway 68 t...read more
The BSA Celtics soccer team won its 2nd consecutive Haunted Classics Championship over the weekend. The Celtics went 4-0 in the U13 top division beating the Classics Eagles Black 2-0, Cincinnati Unit...read more
The Huntsville U12 soccer team edged Calvary Christian on penalty kicks to repeat as county champions. The game was 5-5 after regulation. Neither team scored in overtime. Rachel Davis had two goals...read more
Several local residents ran in the Columbus Marathon Sunday. Here are the results: Name, sex, age, hometown, time Aaron Lauck  M    39        B...read more
Indian Lake Elementary students who read over the summer received special recognition from the school’s resident reading guru Friday. (Pictured: ILES students Cambrie Warnecke and Evie Wagner c...read more
The High Point Stars U11 team won the OCL Tournament in the top division over the weekend. The Stars finished 3-0-1. They knocked off the undefeated Crew Jr. Gold team to win the tournament. Front r...read more
The 13U High Point Stars boys soccer team went undefeated and won the Ohio Champions League Tournament at Soccer First over the weekend. The Stars defeated the Crew Jrs. West Strikers B13 2-0, the Cl...read more
A local mother who was abusive and made threats to her teenage daughter was arrested Thursday night around 6:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a complaint filed by the Midwest Region...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans Jr. High soccer team won the Ohio Christian School Athletic Association state championship Saturday in dramatic fashion against Kidron Central Christian for the second y...read more
A water line depressurization in Bellefontaine has prompted a boil advisory for several east side residents. The impacted areas include: 505, 508, 512, 516, 519, 520, 523, 524, 527, 528, 531, 532, 5...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls soccer team won at home in Div. III sectional tournament action Saturday night 3-0 over Franklin Monroe.  The Lady Tigers were led by Lily Yoder with 2 goals and Mor...read more
In district cross country action Saturday the 12th-ranked Bellefontaine boys cross country team ran to a 2nd place finish at the Div. II district meet held at the Miami Valley Career and Tech Center. ...read more
Local law enforcement is taking a hard stand against street racing. Police are concerned about a group of motorists from Logan and surrounding counties who continue to ignore traffic laws and other p...read more
The Benjamin Logan Raiders volleyball team ran in to the top team in the CBC Saturday afternoon in the Sectional Final from Tecumseh High School on WBLL. The Kenton Ridge Cougars came in to the conte...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Graham (2-6)     18 Benjamin Logan (3-5)     38    WBLL Game Kenton Ridge (7-1)    14 Bellefontaine (6-2)&n...read more
Only 3 games remain in the regular season and this week Bellefontaine hosts Kenton Ridge in another big game in the CBC Kenton Trail division.  The Chiefs look to bounce back from last week's los...read more
The West Liberty-Salem 8th grade football team fell to Northeastern 40-6 Thursday. Trevor Woodruff threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to Matthew Loffing. It was the final game of the season for the Tige...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys soccer team defeated visiting Kenton Ridge 4-3 in sectional semifinal action. Tyler Rode had 3 saves in goal for the Lakers, who have won two sectional tournament games f...read more
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade football team defeated Urbana 36-28 Tuesday night to clinch the CBC title. The Raiders went undefeated this fall. Congrats to Coach Coy, Coach Bensman, and their players...read more
DP&L responded to a pair of power outages on the city's east side overnight. The first outage was reported Wednesday night around 9:30. 1,143 customers lost power for a few hours. East Sandusky...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team defeated Northwestern in four sets in a Division II sectional semifinal match at Tecumseh Wednesday night. The scores were 27-25, 25-22, 18-25, and 25-14. ...read more
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Green Hills Community had their 40th anniversary celebration Wednesday evening at their campus located north of West Liberty at Foundation Hall. Over 100 people were in attendance at the special serv...read more
It's CBC Mad River Division football on WPKO this week.  The Graham Falcons (2-5) (1-1) fly in to Benjamin Logan (2-5) (1-1) to play the Raiders.  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live from ...read more
Brittany Pilkington, 23, of Bellefontaine, appeared before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor for an arraignment hearing Wednesday afternoon. On Tuesday, Pilkington was indicte...read more
The Bellefontaine Chieftains (5-2) (1-1) are set to host the Kenton Ridge Cougars (7-0) (2-0) for Homecoming.  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live from AcuSport Stadium.   [plugin:157]...read more
A local driver and her daughter were injured in a head-on crash on South Main Street near Allen Road Tuesday afternoon around 5:05. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Kristi Buck, 43, o...read more
Tonight the Riverside Pirates play their old rival the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers on PeakofOhio.com.  Stu Mason and Adam Foust are live from Waynesfield.   [plugin:158]...read more
The Bellefontaine 8th grade football team beat Indian Lake 28-14 at AcuSport Stadium Tuesday night. Quarterback Major Stratton rushed for a touchdown and threw a touchdown pass to Isaac Williams. D....read more
A few area varsity volleyball teams played tournament matches Tuesday night. Division IV: Riverside outlasted Covington in five sets: 18-25, 25-22, 27-25, 25-27, and 15-8. The Pirates (15-8) will p...read more
A few local cross country teams ran at the Young's Dairy Invitational Tuesday. The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange Middle School teams competed in their final meet of the season. The girls finished 3r...read more
The West Liberty-Salem 7th grade volleyball team won their semifinal tournament game Tuesday at home over Mechanicsburg 25-13, 25-3.  Kennah Erwin had 15 points, Ryleigh Johns served 12 points, ...read more
Ridgemont is getting closer to being in its new building. Last week, Ridgemont's maintenance and custodial crew along with assistance from Smoot, Elford, and McDaniels moved over 1,000 boxes into the...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys soccer team steamrolled visiting Dayton Meadowdale 11-0 in the opening round of the Division II sectional Monday night. The Lakers led 8-0 at the half. Santi Costa led t...read more
An officer investigating drag racing activity in the city charged six teens who were parked in the former Staples parking lot, 2250 South Main Street, Sunday morning around 2:30. The Bellefontaine Po...read more
Area volleyball teams were in action Monday. Indian Lake defeated Bellefontaine during the first round of the Division II sectional tournament in 5 sets: 25-18, 25-22, 23-25, 26-28, and 15-6. Michel...read more
Two local high school soccer teams played Saturday. The West Liberty-Salem JV boys team wrapped up its season with a 6-0 win over Northeastern. Thomas Allen had a hat trick, Mason Woodruff scored tw...read more
The Riverside Powerlifting Team competed in the NASA Unequipped Nationals in Springfield on Saturday and Sunday. Riverside took home the male & female team trophies. Seven lifters won their resp...read more
Former Benjamin Logan volleyball standout Nicole Fawcett helped Team USA wins its first-ever World Championship in Italy on Sunday. The U.S. beat China in four sets: 27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24. Fawc...read more
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The Bellefontaine Board of Education passed a resolution Monday night prohibiting drones from flying over the area during district activities. In accordance with the OHSAA, unmanned aerial vehicles (...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team lost a hard-fought tournament match to Miami East in five sets on Saturday: 25-17, 16-25, 25-21, 20-25, 10-15. Jamie Peterson had 29 kills and seven tot...read more
A drunk man was arrested following a domestic disturbance with his live-in girlfriend at their West Liberty home Friday night around nine o'clock. The West Liberty Police Department reports that Nick...read more
Area youth soccer teams stayed busy on Saturday with the start of tournament action. U13 The U13 High Point Stars boys soccer team defeated the Classics Eagles United B14 soccer team 4-3, remaining ...read more
The Logan County Engineer's Office reports that the Shelly Company will be resurfacing several roads over the next two weeks. The roads to be resurfaced are: County Road 18 from County Road 43 to Co...read more
Area cross country teams competed at conference championships on Saturday. High School Boys The Big Orange Boys (WL-S) won their sixth consecutive conference title at the Ohio Heritage Conference Ch...read more
The West Liberty-Salem boys golf team finished in ninth place after Saturday's second round of the Division III state tournament at North Star Resort in Sunbury. The Tigers team total was 337 after t...read more
Waynesfield Raceway Park hosted three feature races Friday night. Here are the feature winners. K+L Ready Mix 360 Sprint Cars (25 Cars) 1. Randy Hannagan 2. Greg Willson 3. Mitch Brown 4. John A...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week West Liberty-Salem (6-1)  42 Mechanicsburg (5-2)  38   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (5-2)  10  Tipp City (6-1)  34 [audio:TobySmithrecaps3410lossa...read more
With four games left in the regular season each week gets more and more intense for teams looking for league titles and playoff points.  This week there are two HUGE conference games with West Li...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team battled visiting Greeneview to a 1-1 tie Thursday night. Maddie Oelker scored off an assist from Christy Kauffman. Lauren Godwin made eight saves. T...read more
Ohio’s first death in a 2015 human West Nile virus (WNV) case was reported today by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).  The 91-year-old Williams County man was hospitalized with encephali...read more
The winners of the 2015 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge finals have been announced. A plan to educate young students about agriculture and fund 4-H agriscience programs in major cities earned Leah Brown...read more
The West Liberty Flag Football League hosted two games Thursday night. Team Orange outscored Team Gray 5-4 to finish the season undefeated at 6-0. For Orange, Gabe McGill threw 2 touchdown passes, c...read more
The following is a guest column from Senator for Ohio Sherrod Brown: Protecting Ohio’s drinking water Around this time last year, 500,000 Ohioans in the Toledo area were forced to go without s...read more
Local volleyball teams were in action Thursday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity team defeated host Cedarville in 3 sets: 25-17, 25-20, and 25-18. Jamie Peterson recorded her 1,000th career kill for t...read more
The Bellefontaine Chieftains (5-1) (1-0) face a tough rival in the Tipp City Red Devils (5-1) (0-1) on 1390 WBLL "The Bell".  Bill Tipple and Art Caudill are live from Tipp City.   [plugin...read more
The PeakofOhio.com game of the week is Benjamin Logan (2-4) (1-0) at Urbana (3-3) (1-0).  Listen to the Raiders at Hillclimbers with Stu Mason and Adam Foust on PeakofOhio.com.     [...read more
The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities discussed their 28th Annual Chicken BBQ at their board meeting Thursday night. This delicious meal will be served Thursday, October 8th from 11:3...read more
It's a big rival game and a huge showdown in the OHC as the West Liberty-Salem Tigers (5-1) (2-1) face off with the Mechanicsburg Indians (5-1) (3-0) on Mix 98.3 WPKO.  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hu...read more
The Bellefontaine Kiwanis Club, Calvary Christian, Bellefontaine Moose Lodge, Sidney Kiwanis Club, Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities, and Cincinnati Kiwanis Club were all represented a...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team wasn't able to send their seniors out with a home victory on Tuesday evening. The Raiders lost to Urbana in three sets: 24-26, 24-26, 20-25. Benjamin Logan ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team won the OHC title outright by battling Springfield Catholic to a 2-2 tie Tuesday night. It’s the program’s first league title. Taylor Lau...read more
An electrical fire damaged a rural Bellefontaine barn Thursday afternoon around 5:05. Firefighters from Bellefontaine along with mutual aid from West Liberty responded to Russ Miller's residence at 1...read more
A few area volleyball teams were in action Monday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity swept Greeneview 25-14, 25-10, 25-12. Jamie Peterson had 11 kills and 4 blocks, Kylee Hormann recorded 8 kills and 9...read more
The 13U High Point Stars girls soccer team defeated ISC Storm 1-0 and with the win moved into 3rd place in the Miami Valley Soccer League.  Josie Davis scored the only goal of the game off ...read more
The Bellefontaine Middle School boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Anna Rocket Invitational on Saturday. In the girls race Aubrey Stolly once again won the race with her 8th first-pla...read more
The Bellefontaine JV volleyball team traveled to Wilmington on Saturday for a tournament. Bellefontaine played West Carrollton and won 25-15, 20-25, and 15-8. Lindsay Stevenson had 10 digs, 18/20 se...read more
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MERFI, the MID Eastern Regional Fly In at historic Grimes Field in Urbana, is coming up Friday-Sunday, August 21st-23rd. It's the 49th Annual Fly In. Over 250 aircraft are estimated to be in attendan...read more
Several area cross country teams braved the cold, wet weather to run in the Anna Invitational on Saturday. High School Boys The Big Orange Boys (WL-S) finished 7th out of 23 teams at the invitationa...read more
Several West Liberty-Salem Big Orange cross country alumni participated in collegiate races on Friday. At the All-Ohio Championships at Cedarville University, Shawnee State's Jasmine Smith placed 13t...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Greeneview (6-0)     21 West Liberty-Salem (5-1)     14    WBLL Game Bellefontaine (5-1)     42 Dayton...read more
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County officials are trying to explain what caused Brittany Pilkington, 23, of 868 East Sandusky Avenue, Apt. 215, Bellefontaine, to kill her three sons over the last 13 months. Logan County Prosecut...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys golf team captured their second straight Division III district title Thursday at Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown. The Tigers shot a 332, Seven Hills was runne...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys soccer team edged Triad 2-1 Thursday night. Neil Markin and Cole McDaniel each scored a goal. Sylas Smittle delivered an assist. Sam Warye made three saves in go...read more
Honda's continuing effort to minimize the environmental impact of its operations took a major step forward Wednesday as it opened a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on its property near Ma...read more
The West Liberty Flag Football League hosted two games Thursday night. Team Black outscored Team Gray 7-4. For Black, now 3-2, Peyton Hull tossed 3 touchdown passes and had a rushing TD. Isaiah Ream...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team defeated host Urbana in five sets Wednesday. The scores were 19-25, 25-21, 25-18, 20-25, 15-12. Sammi Miller had 15 kills, 14 assists, and 1 block, Michelle G...read more
It's a showdown game tonight in the OHC on Mix 98.3 WPKO.  The Greeneview Rams (5-0) (2-0) will face the West Liberty-Salem Tigers (5-0) (2-0).  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live from WL...read more
Crews from the Logan County Engineer's Office are repairing a bridge on Township Road 209 between County Road 11 and Township Road 210 in Pleasant Township. The work started Tuesday and will continue...read more
Bellefontaine (4-1) (0-0) plays their first CBC Kenton Trail league game tonight as the Chiefs travel south to face Dayton Stebbins (3-2) (0-0).  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan call the game on 1390...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys soccer team defeated visiting Urbana 4-1 Wednesday night to clinch their second straight outright CBC Mad River Division title. The Lakers led 1-0 at the half. Santi Cos...read more
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Economic development was at the center of Tuesday’s Urbana City Council meeting. The big topic was the proposed Q3 JMC Redevelopment Project on Miami Street across from the Coffee Depot. Counc...read more
Benjamin Logan hosted Bellefontaine in a Volley for the Cure match Tuesday night. The Raiders varsity won in four sets: 23-25, 25-11, 25-18, and 25-8. Darien King had 15 points and 12 digs, Addie Ro...read more
Several local cross country teams competed in the William Saxbe Invitational at Mechanicsburg Tuesday. The Benjamin Logan varsity boys team finished in 2nd place with 50 points. Scoring for the Raid...read more
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A city mother was charged with three counts of murder after she confessed to killing her three sons over the past 13 months. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Brittany Pilkington, 23, ...read more
A few high school soccer teams played Tuesday night. The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls defeated visiting Northeastern 2-0. Mia Walters and Lily Yoder each scored a goal. Taylor Lauck and Ashley ...read more
Three defendants were sentenced and four pleaded before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Monday afternoon. Thomas Woodruff, 56, of West Liberty, was sentenced to 30 days in the Log...read more
A few Jr. High football teams played Tuesday night. The Bellefontaine 8th grade team blanked Graham 20-0. Quarterback Major Stratton fired three touchdown passes to wide receiver Jack Clement. D.J....read more
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Indian Lake High School hosted a Volley for the Cure match against Tecumseh Tuesday. The event featured a silent auction that included over 20 donated baskets from businesses and individuals. A bake ...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys soccer team defeated host Benjamin Logan 2-1 Monday night to clinch at least a share of the CBC Mad River Division title. The Raiders took the lead when Leo Lopes convert...read more
An area driver was killed in a one-vehicle accident south of Sidney Monday afternoon around four o'clock. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reports that Charles Lawrence, 55, of Sidney, was driving ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team beat Southeastern Monday in four sets: 25-12, 25-22, 23-25, 25-16. Jamie Peterson had 30 kills, 5 total blocks, and 14 digs, Rachel Ritter recorded 9 ki...read more
Justin Bo Johns and Driss Darhnaji of Zanesfield Petanque Club participated in the recent Chicago Petanque Club 2014 Fall Select Doubles Tournament. Out of the ten teams participating, four teams adv...read more
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For the third time in 13 months, a city family has lost a young child at their Red Bud Apartment. Three-month-old Noah Pilkington died early Tuesday. The Bellefontaine Police Department responded to...read more
Waynesfield Raceway Park hosted six feature races Saturday night. Miracle Motors Late Models (17 Cars) 1. Jeff Babcock 2. Jon Henry 3. Jerry Bowersock 4. Rusty Schlenk 5. Steve Kester Post Agri...read more
The Benjamin Logan Lady Raiders volleyball team went 1-2 at the Elgin Classic Saturday. In game 1 Benjamin Logan beat Riverdale 25-19, 25-22. In game 2 the Raiders fell to top seed Westfall 25-11, 25...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys soccer team played at Columbus Crew Stadium Saturday against Zane Trace and lost a close game 1-0. The Lakers fall to 8-5 overall and are 6-2 in the CBC while Zane Trace i...read more
Local schools are gearing up for the first day of classes. Here is a list for each district: Tuesday, August 18th - Ohio Hi-Point Career Center (juniors) and Jackson Center Wednesday, August 19th -...read more
The Big Orange boys cross country team finished 2nd out of 20 teams Saturday at the Buck Creek Invitational in Springfield. Junior standout Joey Adams won the race with a time of 16:28 out of 227 run...read more
A drunk Lakeview man was arrested on multiple charges following a disturbance in Turkeyfoot Saturday night around 9:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Bryan Litton, 44, of 12141 Towns...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Northeastern (2-3)  27 West Liberty-Salem (5-0)  49    WBLL Game Benjamin Logan (1-4)  13 Bellefontaine (4-1)  45   [audio:TobySmithrecap...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity team got a four-set league victory over visiting Northwestern Thursday night: 26-24, 25-15, 28-30, and 25-20. The Raiders have won five straight to move to 10-5 overall and...read more
The Ohio State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to be alert for stopped school buses with the new academic year about to begin. Extra patience and attention will help make a safer school year for child...read more
The West Liberty Flag Football League hosted two games Thursday night. Team Orange edged Team Black 2-1 on a late touchdown to remain undefeated. For Orange, now 4-0, Dylan Wing threw a touchdown pa...read more
The Indian Lake Middle School cross country team ran in the Elks Middle School Invitational at Upper Sandusky on Thursday. The girls team finished in 12th place. Macey Lykins finished in 63rd out of...read more
So far this season our Friday Morning Football Challenge presented by Personal Touch Landscaping has generated one winner with our guest pickers.  This week George Kennedy of Bellefontaine looks ...read more
Former Benjamin Logan and Penn State great Nicole Fawcett is playing for Team USA in the World Championships in Italy. Earlier this week, Fawcett started and played all four sets in a 3-1 victory ove...read more
It's CBC football tonight on PeakofOhio.com.  The Urbana Hillclimbers (2-2) (0-0) visit the Tecumseh Arrows (4-0) (0-0).  Listen to Stu Mason and Adam Foust live from Tecumseh High School. ...read more
A popular township road near Bellefontaine will be closed on Monday for drainage work. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be working on Stockyard Road (Township Road 217) between Rou...read more
It's Homecoming tonight in West Liberty as the (4-0) (1-0) Tigers play host to the Northeastern Jets (2-2) (0-1) on Mix 98.3 WPKO.  Listen to Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull live from WL-S.   ...read more
A 90-year-old Urbana man who was reported missing Friday night was found by the State Highway Patrol east of Cleveland Saturday morning around 1:20. The Urbana Police Department reports that Robert C...read more
Another local rivalry hits Bellefontaine tonight as the Chiefs (3-1) (0-0) face the Benjamin Logan Raiders (1-3) (0-0) on 1390 WBLL "The Bell".  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan deliver the play-by-pl...read more
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Area runners and walkers turned out at the Bellefontaine High School AcuSport Stadium Friday evening for the 21st annual Logan County Education Foundation Run to Educate. A husband and wife duo toppe...read more
Two local girls have advanced to next week's Division II district golf tournament. Indian Lake standout Morgan Barnett and Bellefontaine's Emily Fulmer competed in the sectional tournament at Stillwa...read more
Urbana Police are asking for the public’s help in trying to locate a missing elderly motorist.  Missing is 90 year old Robert Carmazzi. He was last seen leaving a Marysville golf course a...read more
In high school boys soccer Wednesday night, Indian Lake edged host Greenon 3-2. The Lakers led 1-0 at the half. Dustin Roby led the attack with a goal and an assist. Nikolas Vance and Cody Beair ea...read more
The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 19 people earlier this week, including a West Liberty woman who was conspiring murder. Amy Corwin, 26, of 6253 Route 68 South, was indicted on single counts of co...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys cross country team finished in fourth place with 79 points at the Triad Invitational Tuesday evening.  The top 5 scorers for the Raiders were:  6 - Cameron John...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team got a thrilling five-set victory over host Indian Lake Tuesday evening: 26-24, 26-24, 23-25, 19-25, 15-9. Tayler Rose dished out 27 assists and added 3 bloc...read more
The Bellefontaine 8th grade football team blanked visiting Dayton Stebbins 22-0 at AcuSport Stadium Tuesday night. Isaac Newman opened the scoring with a three-yard touchdown run. Major Stratton del...read more
Three local Honda plants were recognized today for their ongoing commitment to the environment. (Pictured, from left to right: Honda of America Manufacturing Green Factory leaders Robert Bottom, Kapr...read more
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The Bellefontaine Middle School Junior Chieftain Invitational was held Tuesday afternoon at Southview Park. The girls race was won by Aubrey Stolly (left) of Bellefontaine in a time of 13:02.  ...read more
Benjamin Logan golfer Morgan Fultz has advanced to the Division II district tournament. Fultz fired a 93 in the sectional at WGC in Xenia on Monday, which tied Jessica Griffith of Georgetown. Fultz ...read more
A teen driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash on Route 68 south of West Liberty near Ricketts Road Wednesday afternoon around 3:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kursten Niso...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team defeated Wapakoneta Monday night in straight sets 25-22, 25-22, 25-11. Michelle Grider had 9 kills, 1 block, 3 digs, and 1 ace. Taylor Dixon chipped in with 7 ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem JV football team battled the Bellefontaine freshman team to a 14-14 tie Saturday. Luke Woods had a 50-yard touchdown run. Stephen Whetstine recorded a 1-yard TD reception. Th...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity volleyball team finished second in the 8-team Piqua Invitational on Saturday. Bellefontaine swept Dayton Meadowdale 25-12, 25-12. Savannah Bryson was 15-for-15 serving with...read more
An area man was arrested on a felony drug charge at his residence Tuesday following a recent investigation. On August 5th, deputies from the Union County Sheriff’s Office and agents from the Oh...read more
Soccer fields across the area were busy on Saturday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls battled Miami East to a 1-1 tie in Columbus Crew Stadium. Taylor Lauck had the lone goal for the Tigers. La...read more
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The Logan County Fair Board accepted the resignation of Treasurer Tina Beatty Wednesday night. Beatty resigned from her position the Sunday following the fair citing personal reasons. The board has s...read more
Members of the Indian Lake Athletic Boosters presented the family of the late Tony Salyers with the 2014 OHSAA Respect the Game Award for Exemplary Contribution and Service during the varsity football...read more
Several local volleyball teams saw action on Saturday. Riverside volleyball took on Ansonia. The varsity team won in three sets: 25-8, 25-22, 25-12. Kerri Meade had 8 kills and 5 blocks. Marissa Dav...read more
Former West Liberty-Salem cross country standouts Jasmine Smith and Meghan Vogel had strong showings at their college cross country meets on Friday. Smith, a sophomore at Shawnee State, placed 8th wi...read more
Three drivers were charged for drag racing near East Liberty early Sunday morning. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of drag racing in the area of County Road 296 and State Route...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys cross country team raced its way to a 2nd place finish at the Malone Invitational in Canton on Saturday. The Chiefs were beaten by 2nd ranked in state NDCL, but defeated...read more
Zanesfield Petanque Club members competed in two recent tournaments. The local club hosted its third annual tournament earlier this month. It was a singles tourney with three qualifying rounds. The ...read more
The Urbana University volleyball team made a strong first impression on their home crowd on Friday night. Playing in their 2014 home opener after 8 straight matches on the road, the Blue Knights mowed...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Ridgemont (2-2)     22 Riverside (3-1)     49   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (3-1)     42 Indian Lake (1-2) ...read more
Army National Guard Private Justin F. Salyers graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. During the nine weeks of training, he studied the Army mission, history, ...read more
Our guest pickers are 1-2 through three weeks.  This week Brad Flora of Bellefontaine has the tough task of beating our pickers who are off to a hot start.  Bill & Chad are picking 85% o...read more
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The Champaign County Fair hosted the Dairy Steer Show and the Dairy Feeder Show on Tuesday. The contests were judged by Nick DeChristofaro. While judging DeChristofaro looks for overall structure, ov...read more
The West Liberty Flag Football League hosted two games Thursday night. Team Orange outscored Team Gray 9-1. For Orange, now 3-0, Dylan Wing caught 2 TDs and threw 2 TDs. Luke McGill, Daven Williams,...read more
Two defendants were sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Monday afternoon. Joshua Hayes, 28, of Bellefontaine, served 194 days in jail and was...read more
Logan County was well represented at the State Fair Fashion Review and Quilt competitions last week. There were 14 Logan County youth that participated. They brought home 7 Outstanding of the Day aw...read more
It's Homecoming tonight at Riverside as the (2-1) (0-0) Pirates host the Ridgemont (2-1) (0-0) Golden Gophers.  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are field side for the play-by-play action on 98.3 WPK...read more
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The Bellefontaine Board of Education approved Monday night contracts with the teachers union and classified staff. Both the Bellefontaine Education Association and Ohio Association of Public School E...read more
A big rivalry highlights this week's game on 1390 WBLL.  The Bellefontaine Chieftains (2-1) (0-0) travel to the Indian Lake Lakers (1-2) (0-0).  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live from Ind...read more
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The Ridgemont Board of Education conducted a special meeting Monday. The meeting was held to push back the start date of the 2015-16 school year. The first day of school will be September 15th. The ...read more
The Stebbins Indians (2-1) (0-0) crossover in the CBC to play the Urbana Hillclimbers (1-2) (0-0) on PeakofOhio.com.  Stu Mason and Adam Foust are live from Urbana High School.     &...read more
A local boy helped his U13 soccer team win a weekend invitational. Ethan Pequignot played for the BSA Celtics White in the OP Invitational U13 Black division. The Celtics edged Club Ohio TE 3-2, SP ...read more
A local woman has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder following a brief investigation. The Logan County Sheriff's Office arrested Amy Corwin, 26, of 6253 Route 68 South, West Liberty, at he...read more
Urbana University and new Head Men’s Basketball Coach Rob Summers added two new assistant coaches to the staff this offseason. Brandon Whitehead and Matt Borchlewicz recently joined Summers&rsqu...read more
A drunk driver was arrested following a hit-skip crash in Quincy Sunday afternoon around 5:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Patty Vickers, 50, of 314 Washington Avenue, Bellefontain...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys defeated host Cedarville 158-200 at Locust Hills Tuesday. Nick Sims was medalist with a 33, Ethan McBean shot a 39, Kannon Stillings and Max Eggleston each fired a...read more
A teen driver was injured in a one-vehicle accident on Township Road 30 near West Liberty Friday night around 11:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Christopher Davis, 18, of 5714 Hick...read more
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The Ohio Caverns Max Evans Memorial Invitational was held Tuesday afternoon at the Caverns near West Liberty. The Bellefontaine boys team (pictured below) finished first in the varsity race while Wes...read more
The West Liberty-Salem boys golf team set two school records at Liberty Hills Monday night. The host Tigers defeated Mechanicsburg 142-172. The team tally is a new school record for nine holes. WLS...read more
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The crowd gathered in the grandstand on Sunday evening to watch the fair queen pageant. Heather Lowry was crowned queen of the 2015 Champaign County Fair. She was crowned by 2014 Queen Caty Shoemaker...read more
Riverside hosted Benjamin Logan in a Volley for the Cure match Monday night. The Raiders swept the Pirates 25-15, 25-13, and 25-17. Tayler Rose and Betsy King combined for 30 assists. Katie Bisel b...read more
 (Smoke could be seen as far away as Quincy) Fire Crews responded to a fire at Gates Brothers Glass, at 241 West Columbus Avenue, Saturday morning around 6 o'clock. The Bellefontaine Fire Dep...read more
Shady Bowl Raceway conducted a series of races Saturday night. Race results: Late Models 1. Josh Smith 2. Jacob Muncy 3. John Stroble 4. Mark Parker 5. Brad Coons Modifieds 1. Shane Shirk 2....read more
A local boy took the top spot in his division in a triathlon over the weekend. Jacob Smith placed first in the 14 & under division of the HFP Racing Portage Lakes State Park Triathlon in Akron. ...read more
The Champaign County Fair is now through Friday August 14th.  Saturday’s activities at the fair include the Junior Fair Swine Showmanship at 9 am, followed by the Junior Fair County Farrow...read more
Waynesfield Raceway Park hosted three feature races Saturday night. Buckeye Machine Non Wing Sprints (27 cars) 1. Mike Miller 2. Matt Westfall 3. Kody Swanson 4. Kyle Simon 5. Luke Hall Post Ag...read more
Several local volleyball teams took to the court on Saturday. The Jackson Center varsity team defeated visiting Lima Central Catholic in four sets. The scores were 25-6, 25-18, 23-25, 28-26. The Ti...read more
The Marysville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported a vehicle fire on US Route 33 West near Huntsville caused a traffic standstill for about a half hour Friday afternoon. They received a ca...read more
Several local cross country teams had an outstanding day on Saturday. Many schools competed at the Graham Invitational. West Liberty-Salem The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange high school boys finished...read more
A Bellefontaine woman was injured in a two car accident Wednesday evening around 9. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Anna Foreman, 43, of 778 Township Road 31 North, Bellefontaine was...read more
Benjamin Logan High School 2015 graduate, Katharine Adams, qualified for the College Board’s Advanced Placement Scholar Award by completing three or more AP Exams with grades of 3 or higher. Mi...read more
Former Bellefontaine tennis standout Robbie Ball is shining as a first-year head coach at Tiffin Calvert. The Lady Senecas tennis team remains undefeated. Last weekend, Tiffin Calvert won the New Le...read more
A Ridgeway man was charged with domestic violence following a dispute early Friday morning around 12:15. The Logan County Sheriff’s office reports that Preston Bopp, 21, of 8061 County Road 142...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week West Liberty-Salem (3-0)     52 Riverside (2-1)     31            WBLL Game Urbana (1-2)...read more
The Logan County Engineer’s Office announced that county forces will be chip/sealing the following roads, weather permitting. These roads will be under construction between the hours of 7:00 am...read more
It's week 3 in high school football and local rivals will hit the field Friday night.  The schedule this week focuses on West Liberty-Salem @ Riverside where both teams are 2-0 on the young seaso...read more
Many people want to make a difference in their community.  Belle Center's Dee McIntosh does make a difference in hers.  McIntosh is a part of several charity organizations and continues to g...read more
A few Jr. High volleyball teams played Wednesday. The Bellefontaine 7th grade team edged host Indian Lake 26-24, 25-23. Meagan Neal had 11 points. Maddi Jackson and Hannah Rader each recorded 7 poi...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys soccer team used a late goal to tie visiting Benjamin Logan 1-1 at AcuSport Stadium Wednesday night. After a scoreless first half, Benjamin Logan standout Aaron Penning...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade football team ran past Springfield Shawnee 34-8 at AcuSport Stadium Tuesday night. Garrett Gross had three touchdowns. Speedster Brandon Hayes recorded two TDs. Noah Yoe...read more
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The Lighthouse Emergency Shelter has been serving the needs of Logan County's homeless for over 20 years. The organization started at the lake and moved to Bellefontaine eleven years ago. The two-uni...read more
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The Logan County Health District conducted their monthly meeting Wednesday afternoon. The agenda consisted of many property issues. Board members discussed demolition requests and listened to Da...read more
The West Liberty-Salem boys golf team defeated Northeastern 153-168 at Liberty Hills Tuesday night. The Tigers were led Ethan McBean and Dillon Callicoat who each recorded a 37, Nick Sims added a 38,...read more
The Logan County Republicans' luncheon will be at the American Legion on Monday, August10th at noon. First District Court of Appeals Judge Pat DeWine will be the speaker. He has served on the Appeal...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity beat Shawnee in four sets Tuesday.  The Lady Raiders won 27-25, 25-21, 14-25, 25-22 to improve to 5-4. Coreen Crosby led Ben Logan with 13 kills, 2 blocks, 12 digs and...read more
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The Big Orange Junior High Caverns Invitational was held Tuesday afternoon at the Ohio Caverns.  The West Liberty-Salem girls won as a team with 40 points.   (Front row, left to right:&nb...read more
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The Logan County Historical Society's five-year .25 mill replacement levy that was on Tuesday's ballot passed. The operating levy was approved by a vote of 696 to 348. The levy has been in effect si...read more
Lewistown’s Cody Seeger weighed a two-day total of nine bass totaling 15 pounds, 3 ounces to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Buckeye Division super tournament on Indian Lake Seeger earned $...read more
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The Bellefontaine Police Department conducted its first National Night Out in Brown Park Tuesday. National Night Out is a nationwide program designed to couple communities with their police departmen...read more
Many area volleyball teams were in action Monday. The Bellefontaine varsity defeated host Riverside in four sets: 10-25, 25-14, 25-19, and 28-26. MacKenzie Brunswick had 18 kills, 21 digs, and 3 blo...read more
The following defendants were before Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor on August 3, 2015. Don Howard, 44, of Bellefontaine pled guilty to illegal use of a minor in nudity oriented material...read more
Shady Bowl hosted a VORES compact 40-lap feature race Saturday night. Race Results: VORES Compacts 1. Holli Eaton 2. Gary Eaton 3. Terry Eaton 4. Ron Masters 5. Chris Jennings Late Models 1. ...read more
For the second straight year, the Urbana University men's golf team opened its fall season by hosting the Dye Intercollegiate at the team’s host course, the Urbana Country Club.  The Blue K...read more
For Leo Boucher (pronounced boo shay), July 29th, 2014 was a day that changed his life forever. On that day, Boucher, a helicopter pilot from Manchester, New Hampshire was clearing brush using an aer...read more
Benjamin Logan 8th-grader Jacob Smith took first in his age group in the Revolution 3 Triathlon series at Cedar Point Saturday morning. Smith finished the 150 yard swim in Lake Erie, 4 mile bike ride...read more
The Big Orange boys cross country team (19th ranked Div. 3) finished 12th out of 42 teams in the Div. 3 A race at the Tiffin Carnival cross country meet.  The meet is the largest in the state of...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls cross country team finished 22nd out of 48 teams at the Tiffin Cross Country Carnival Div. 3 race Saturday. The Tiffin Carnival is the second largest cross country meet i...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls soccer team defeated Southeastern 9-0 Saturday.  Taylor Lauck had 2 goals. Morgan Freyhof added a goal with two assists.  West Liberty-Salem, now 6-0 (4-0 OHC)...read more
The West Liberty-Salem JV football team won over Benjamin Logan 22-13 on Saturday. Dominic Smith scored on a 65-yard touchdown run. Quarterback Luke Woods ran for a 30-yard touchdown, and threw a 20...read more
A Lakeview man was cited following a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning around 10:35.  The crash caused multiple injuries. The Logan County Sheriff’s reports that Jason L. Champ, 33,  o...read more
Meghan Vogel (number 1561) did very well in her first cross country race at Xavier. Vogel, who's a redshirt freshman, placed 10th out of 180 runners at the Queen City Invitational on Friday. Xavier ...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Kenton Ridge     41 Indian Lake       21   WBLL Game Bellefontaine      41 Sidney  ...read more
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The Bellefontaine boys cross country Team is ranked 14th in the state after picking up their 3rd consecutive 1st place win this season. The team has received 1st place honors at the Northwestern Invi...read more
A Rushsylvania man was injured in a one-vehicle crash late Sunday afternoon around 5:30. The Logan County Sheriff’s office reports that Austin Henry, 21, of 215 Rush Street, was driving eastbou...read more
The Personal Touch Landscaping Football Challenge continues on 98.3 WPKO.  Last week's guest picker, Derrick Rausch, beat our pickers wi