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The Bellefontaine boys varsity basketball team celebrated senior night Tuesday by defeating Elida in non-league action 55-46.  Both of the teams’ seniors came up big.  Jacob Rogan had ...read more
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Bellefontaine City Council reviewed the Logan County Solid Waste District's management plan Tuesday. The plan looks to reduce the amount of material going to the Cherokee Run Landfill by promoting re...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Middle School and High School Science Olympiad teams competed at the Sylvania Science Olympiad recently. The middle school Orange Team won 19 medals and earned the first place ...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
A T-Bone crash slowed traffic downtown Monday afternoon around 3:25. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Casey Greener, 60, of 1308 Wright Street, Bellefontaine, was driving a 2004 Ford ...read more
Dance Fuzion Studio Team from Bellefontaine and Ada competed at Showstoppers Dance Competition at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus over the weekend. Results: Solos Awards: Aundrea Foulk - Jazz Solo...read more
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The back to-back CBC Football Defensive Player of the Year will be defending the field at Urbana University next fall. Indian Lake senior Joey Davidson officially signed to play football for the Blue...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity wrestling team won the Central Buckeye Conference Kenton Trail division championship Saturday at Kenton Ridge High School. The Chiefs were third overall and first in the Ken...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity cheer team fared well at the southwestern regional competition on Sunday. The team qualified for the state cheer competition at St. John Arena on March 6th. The ...read more
A former Bellefontaine track standout is shining in college. Ohio Northern University junior Rebecca Carman placed in three events Saturday at the Joe Banks Invitational hosted by the Polar Bears. C...read more
Several area basketball teams were in action on Saturday with a number of conference championships highlighting play. The Riverside varsity boys basketball team slid by Mechanicsburg 43-39. Landon K...read more
In a game heard on WBLL, Tipp City pulled away from Bellefontaine in the 2nd half for a 45-32 win on Friday at BHS.   Chiefs       4    14   22   32...read more
In HS girls basketball Thursday the West Liberty-Salem Lady Tigers won the OHC championship when they beat Greeneview 56-48.  GV    11 12 12 13  48 WL-S  8 11 18 19&nbs...read more
West Liberty-Salem senior football player Seth Jordan Thursday signed his official letter of intent to play Div. II college football at Urbana University. Jordan, a 6’-3”, 275 pound offen...read more
Shady Bowl held its annual awards banquet at the Champaign County Fairgrounds recently. The six track champions were recognized for 2015: Justin Durflinger, of Bellefontaine - Pure Stock Champion B...read more
Several area bowling teams hit the lanes Wednesday evening. The Benjamin Logan varsity boys defeated Indian Lake and Riverside. The Raiders tallied a 2,640, the Lakers had a 2,324, and the Pirates s...read more
Connor Davis reached one of his goals recently. Connor, 18, from Indian Lake, tried out for a team that plays in the top amateur soccer league in the US. After a three-week tryout, Connor was asked ...read more
The Benjamin Logan bowling teams competed against Northwestern Tuesday evening. The varsity boys lost 2,548 to 2,368. Logan Woolley fired a 384 series, Mitchel Johnson bowled a 349 series, Tyler Nic...read more
The Indian Lake competition cheer squad just missed first place by half a point at the Hard Rockin' Nationals Cheer Competition in Cleveland Sunday. The team warmed up for the event by cheering at th...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Tigers came into Tuesday's game with Triad 11-0 in OHC play, trying to stay 1 game ahead of 2nd place Southeastern.  Triad, as they did earlier this month, played the...read more
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The Benjamin Logan Lady Raiders got off to a fast 11-0 start Monday night in their game against Logan County rival Bellefontaine and went on to defeat the Lady Chiefs 58-36.  Hayley Boysel score...read more
Gloria's Tumbling and Trampoline team had 14 members compete in Lancaster, Kentucky Saturday.  In total, 19 teams from Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia participated. Lily Palmer received ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity cheer team competed in the 2016 Ohio State University Cheer Competition Sunday. The Lady Raiders placed 2nd in the small varsity division and will compete in...read more
Grand Valley State University junior Nate Orndorf had his two personal best times recently running as a member of the school’s indoor track and field team. Orndorf, a 2012 Bellefontaine High Sc...read more
The Indian Lake wrestling team won a dual tournament Saturday. The Lakers hosted Cincinnati Moeller, Dayton Stebbins, Preble Shawnee, Dayton Chaminade Julienne, and Parkway. Indian Lake senior stand...read more
The Greenon Knights spoiled Snowball at Riverside Saturday night as they topped the Pirates 56-51 on WBLL. (Pictured: Riverside Queen Aubrey Stephens, King Ross Stevens, and their court.) Riverside ...read more
Several local swim teams saw notable achievement in the Central Buckeye Conference meet at Wright State University on Saturday. The Bellefontaine girls took home the CBC title for the Kenton Trail Di...read more
A total of 57 Urbana University student-athletes from fall sports programs earned 2015 All-MEC Academic Honors, as announced by the league's headquarters on Thursday. Two levels were created for the ...read more
In girls HS bowling action Friday it was Benjamin Logan defeating West Liberty-Salem 2,043-1,766. Karlee Gilliam led the Raiders with a 191 game and 360 series. Tayler Bryant also rolled a career-hi...read more
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The West Liberty-Salem Tigers received a near-knockout blow for most of the 1st half Friday night at Catholic Central, trailing 30-12 late in the 2nd quarter before clawing all the way back to finish ...read more
In girls HS basketball Thursday Riverside defeated Hardin Northern 42-31. Marissa Davis led the Lady Pirates with 16 points and 14 rebounds, Courtnie Smith added 11 points in the victory, while Aubre...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity wrestling team went 1-1 during the opening round of the Division II OHSAA state duals Wednesday at Graham High School. Bellefontaine defeated Indian Lake 39-38 in a dual tha...read more
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 Indian Lake swim team competed at the Cougar Invitational at Wright State University on Saturday. Skyler Tavenner broke both school records and meet records when he won the 50 freestyle with a ti...read more
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
Mad River Mountain hosted its adult race league Wednesday night. 27 riders competed in three different divisions. Here are the top finishers in each category. Men's skiers: 1. Bobby Mugan 2. Mich...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity 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 Benjamin Logan swimmers swam their last home meet of the season Tuesday.  Freshman Macy Arn led her team with two wins - 1st in 200 Individual Medley with a time of 218.81 and 100 Freestyle ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys outscored Riverside 2,507 to 2,009 at T-P Lanes Tuesday night. Individual Highlights for WLS: Reese Shafer: 239 Brad Burt: 204 Treven Marchal: 189 Justin Sal...read more
On Saturday, the High Point Stars 14U boys soccer team tied 6-6 in their indoor season opener against FC42 White on Saturday. Ryan Johnson led the Stars with 2 goals, Lindsey Heminger and Jacob Shell...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Triad 65-41 Monday night. The Raiders led 41-17 at the half. Sophomore guard Nikki Current scored a game-high 22 points. Natalie D...read more
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team competed at the Maumee Bay Classic at Oregon Clay High School over the weekend. The Lakers finished 17th out of 47 teams. Sophomore Connor Dixon became the sch...read more
The Bellefontaine swim team competed in the 18-team Celina Invitational on Saturday. The girls finished 5th and the boys 10th overall. Emily Fulmer broke her own school record in the 100 Fly in 1:02...read more
The Urbana Athletics Department released the first Athletics Director's Fall Honor Roll under Athletic Director Larry Cox. A total of 106 student-athletes earned recognition, and a school-record 30 B...read more
In HS Boys Basketball Saturday night it was West Liberty-Salem winning at Benjamin Logan 68-51. WL-S    14  37  50  68 BL        &nbs...read more
West Liberty-Salem senior football player Dusty Moell was named Academic All-Ohio. (Pictured left is WL-S football coach Dan McGill presenting Dusty with the certificate.) To qualify, Dusty had to b...read more
In Varsity Boys Bowling Friday it was Tecumseh winning over Bellefontaine 2706-2488. Anthony Tolliver rolled games of 206 and 215 for a 421 series. Robbie Weikart rolled a 194, while Dylan Legge add...read more
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The Indian Lake varsity basketball team used a strong finish to beat host Benjamin Logan 50-45 Friday night on WBLL. The Lakers outscored the Raiders 18-12 in the fourth quarter. Parker Grothaus and...read more
The 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 Bellefontaine swim team won a meet at Sidney Sunday night. The Chiefs tallied 271 points. The host Yellow Jackets were runner-up with 193 points. Finishing first for BHS: Girls 200 Medley and 2...read more
Zanesfield native Nicole Fawcett was named Most Valuable Player and Best Opposite of the 2016 Women’s NORCECA Olympic Qualification Volleyball Tournament as Team USA won the gold Saturday night ...read more
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team finished runner-up at the Kevin Cleveland Memorial Tournament at Dublin Scioto High School on Saturday. Senior captain Kurt Crockett won the 138lb title. Other...read more
Local wrestlers have been staying busy. Benjamin Logan High School placed 9th at the Valley View Invitational.  Mason Plikerd led the team, taking 2nd in the 160 lb weight class. Lane Griffin w...read more
The Chieftains swim team competed at the Shawnee Invitational on Saturday. The girls finished 2nd and boys 5th of 17 teams. Finishing in the top five: Amy Fulmer - 1st 50 Free, 1st 100 Back *New Sch...read more
Several local basketball teams were in action on Saturday. The Benjamin Logan varsity girls outscored Indian Lake 50-34. Nikki Current put 21 on the board. Darian Rockhold added 14. There was no JV...read more
In HS Bowling Friday Tipp City edged Bellefontaine in Varsity Boys action 2,543-2,524. Kyle Southard rolled a 201 and 194 for a 395 series, Dylan Legge a 177 and 195 (372 series), Anthony Tolliver a ...read more
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In a game heard on WBLL Friday evening Indian Lake defeated visiting Graham in CBC MRD action 60-50. [audio:1081692317-LakersFalconsRecap1816.mp3]Hear Chad Wilkinson's recap of the game.[/audio] Bea...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys bowling team beat visiting Graham 2,423 to 2,320 at T-P Lanes Thursday night. Logan Wenger fired a 385 series, Logan Woolley recorded a 356 series, and Tyler Nicholas ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team edged host Southeastern 43-42 Thursday night. The Tigers outscored the Trojans 14-12 in the final quarter. Jamie Peterson had a triple-double wit...read more
Benjamin Logan will induct two new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame during Friday night’s basketball game. The ceremony will take place immediately following the JV game. This year&rsquo...read more
The Indian Lake swim team competed in a tri-meet with Urbana and Northwestern at Urbana University Wednesday night. Junior Skyler Tavenner won the 50 free and the 200 free with a new school record ti...read more
Benjamin Logan alum Nicole Fawcett will compete as part of the 14-player roster for the U.S. National Women’s Volleyball. The team will compete in the NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament i...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Indian Lake 59-24 Monday night. The Tigers led 32-7 at the half. Senior Jamie Peterson led all scorers with 16, Lily Yoder toss...read more
The sixth annual Liberty Half Marathon sponsored by the Hi Point Harriers and Reliant Mechanical, Inc. was held New Year's Day. The race started in West Liberty and finished in East Liberty. Terry S...read more
The Bellefontaine Invitational was held Saturday, with the Chieftains hosting 15 teams and a total of 230 swimmers. The girls won the meet and the boys finished 6th allowing the combined team scores ...read more
The Ohio National Guard JJHuddle Ohio High School Football Team of the Year is Milan Edison.  Over 176,500 votes were cast, with Milan Edison generating 76,434 votes to outdistance runner-up Col...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Varsity Wrestling team competed at the Bill Urban Memorial Invitational Wednesday December 30th at Toledo St John's Jesuit High School. Josh Cordell finished second at 160lbs. ...read more
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
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
A couple area bowling teams hit the lanes Tuesday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys edged Greenon 2,463 to 2,454. For the Chiefs, Noah Jackson fired a 410 series and Robby Weikart bowled a 377 series....read more
Two local softball players were recently selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase North at Kent State University on January 9th and 10th. Brooke Lewis and Madisyn Neal will compete in th...read more
The Zanesfield Petanque Club had 37 members compete in the inaugural National Petanque League. This was a singles league with 200 players from 22 clubs across the nation. Members played singles game...read more
The Bellefontaine swim team competed in the Wildcat Invitational in Springfield on Saturday. The Lady Chiefs brought home 2nd place out of 12 teams and the boys finished 5th out of 8. Freshman ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity wrestling team competed at the Versailles Duals Saturday. Josh Cordell was 4-1 on the day with three pins and a technical fall. Ely Serna won two matches including a c...read more
West Liberty-Salem High School recently hosted their annual Fall Athletic Awards Ceremonies. Many athletes were honored for their performances this past semester. In football, Trevor Anderson and Bra...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team faltered in the fourth quarter and fell to longtime rival Kenton Ridge 54-47 Friday night on WBLL. The host Chiefs got off to a slow start. The Couga...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys topped Northwestern, 2706-2626. Noah Jackson led the way with two games of 221 for a 442 series. Dylan Legge had games of 215 and 194 for a 409 series. Anthony Tolliver...read more
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team split duals in a tri-meet with Sidney and Wapakoneta Thursday night. The Lakers fell to Wapakoneta 39-30, then beat host Sidney 45-30. The following went 2-0: ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Triad 59-31 Thursday night. The Tigers led 28-10 after the opening quarter. Lily Yoder had 18 points. Gabby Hollar and Taylor L...read more
The Calvary Christian girls’ bowling team had their fourth win in a row after defeating Riverside 1,708-1,395 Thursday at T-P Lanes. High scores for Calvary were rolled by Amariah Tanner with a...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade boys basketball team steamrolled Upper Scioto Valley 53-7 Wednesday night. Robby Wildermuth had 10 points. Jarrid Baughman and Ethan Morales each scored 8 points. The Bel...read more
On Wednesday, the Benjamin Logan varsity bowling team beat both Bellefontaine and Riverside during a home match. The Raiders won the match with 2545 score. Riverside finished with a 1941 and Bellefon...read more
The Bellefontaine High School wrestling team went 2-0 Tuesday night in a super tri-meet at BHS. The Chieftains defeated Southeastern 46-26 and won in a thriller over North Union 39-36. Here are Indi...read more
Urbana University senior football player D’Gary Wallace (Dayton, Ohio/Dunbar) has been named to the 2015 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-America Second Team, release...read more
In a game broadcast live on 1390 WBLL and 107.3 FM, the Indian Lake varsity boys basketball team broke a three-game losing streak when they traveled to Riverside and beat the Pirates 63-35. The Laker...read more
In Varsity Boys Bowling Tuesday Bellefontaine defeated Graham 2700-2348.   Daniel Weikart rolled games of 255 and 249, a 499 series, Kyle Southard had a 450 series with games of 195 and 255, an...read more
Routine matters were covered at the monthly meeting of the Logan County Children's Services Board Thursday.Following an update on May's financials, Director Melanie Engle told the board that Kip Ward,...read more
Routine matters were covered at the monthly meeting of the Logan County Children's Services Board Thursday.Following an update on May's financials, Director Melanie Engle told the board that Kip Ward,...read more
The Fraternal Order of Police Hi Point Lodge No. 60 celebrated the 41st anniversary of Police Memorial Week with a ceremony Saturday in downtown Bellefontaine. National Police Week, which is recogniz...read more
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Written by student reporter and BHS senior Jessica Haushalter Bellefontaine High School students in the Advanced Placement (AP) classes are preparing to take their AP exams over the next 2 weeks. BHS...read more
The Bellefontaine swim team beat visiting Kenton 179-174 at the Hilliker YMCA Monday night.  Each relay scored for the team including: Girls 200 Free Relay of Lilli LeVan, Brooklyn Meadows, Ari...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys bowling team defeated Greenon 2,208 to 2,171 Monday night. Mike Price shot a 197, Reese Shafer recorded a 177, Justin Salyers tossed a 173, Brad Burt had a 170, an...read more
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The Bellefontaine Rotary Club met Monday afternoon at the Friendly Senior Center. Entrepreneur Jason Duff was the featured speaker. Duff gave a detailed speech on millennials and their lifestyles. ...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
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At the West Liberty Village Council meeting Monday a pay increase was approved for village workers:  police officers, street department employees, zoning, and hourly employees, a 3 percent raise,...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 Ohio Department of Health is reporting Ohio’s first case of Zika virus in a returning traveler from Haiti, a 30-year-old Cleveland woman. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...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
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
The Bellefontaine varsity wrestling team went 2-3 on Saturday at its own Jimmy Mac Duals. The Chiefs beat Canal Winchester 55-24 and Chaminade-Julienne 51-30, but lost to Findlay 47-19, Oregon Clay 6...read more
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The Bellefontaine City Schools Board of Education honored a local veteran with an honorary diploma Monday evening. David Eugene Wilcox, currently of West Liberty, received a Veterans Honorary High Sc...read more
The Indian Lake, Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan swim teams competed in the Trotwood-Greenon Sprint Invitational on Saturday where several records were set. Indian Lake junior standout Skyler Tavenner ...read more
An adult and four teens were charged following a party inside a trailer at Holiday Shores Friday night. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a trespassing complaint at 12086 Shannon Drive, ...read more
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
Mary Rutan Hospital has achieved a top eight state ranking for achieving one of the highest Value-Based Purchasing scores. This performance ranking places them in the top 7% of all qualifying hospital...read more
The Riverside varsity boys’ bowling team lost to Northeastern Friday night, 2383-2197. Dalton Lowery led the Pirates with games of 193 and 204 for a 397 series. Andrew Wright had a 344 series. ...read more
A 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
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
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has named a local restaurant as their Business of the Month for February - Six Hundred Downtown. Local entrepreneur Michael Shepherd is the sole owner and operato...read more
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
A domestic disturbance turned deadly in Kenton Saturday afternoon around five o'clock. Initially, the Kenton Police Department responded to a home in the northwest part of the city on Grove Avenue. ...read more
Benjamin Logan High School Principal Mark Butler has been named by the Logan County Chamber of Commerce as their Board Member of the Month for February. Butler received the “Who’s Who Amo...read more
The 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
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
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
Congressman Jim Jordan’s (R-Urbana) staff will be in Bellefontaine on Monday. Representative Jordan’s District Director Cameron Warner will be available to meet with constituents from 1:3...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity girls bowling team rolled past the Riverside JV boys team 1,670 to 1,297 Tuesday night at T-P Lanes. Amariah Tanner fired a match-best 295 series. The Spartans are 2-1....read more
Indian Lake Middle School 8th grader Faith Moyer is excited about a new opportunity to make a friend. “I’m not sure what to expect, but it should be fun!” Faith is one of about for...read more
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
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
Bellefontaine Fire and EMS has started reporting their monthly run numbers. Here are the January totals: Fire runs - 32 EMS runs - 158 Inspections - 4 Public relations and education events - 8 B...read more
The West Liberty-Salem bowling teams were in action against Southeastern at Victory Lanes in Springfield Monday evening. The varsity girls beat Southeastern 1,624 to 1,515. Erica McCall fired a 334 ...read more
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 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
A local driver was injured in a T-Bone crash in Lakeview at the intersection of State Route 235 and State Route 720 Monday afternoon around 4:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Marion...read more
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
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Friday released the top categories of complaints filed with the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Section in 2015, when more than 27,000 complaints were re...read more
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
A drunk city man was arrested following a disturbance with his brother at their 1082 Heritage Court residence Thursday night around seven o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Bru...read more
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The Bellefontaine Police Department's Citizens' Police Academy began its fourth class Thursday evening. This year 24 members from the community signed up for the one-night-a-week program for 13 weeks...read more
The 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
Skyler Tavenner of Indian Lake set a new school record in the 100 free Wednesday night with a time of 48.64. He also finished 1st in the 50 free. The Indian Lake swim team competed in a quad meet in ...read more
Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities clients who are trained in self-advocacy are teaching others to speak for themselves. Trainers Ty Ferguson and Junior Baker offered the Ohio Self Deter...read more
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
A friendly challenge between the Aktion Clubs of Logan and Shelby Counties resulted in some serious donations. Over the past several weeks the Logan and Shelby County Boards of DD Aktion Clubs have b...read more
A Columbus man was arrested following a disturbance in Bellefontaine Municipal Court Wednesday afternoon around 3:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joseph Ringlein, 54, had an outbur...read more
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
A drunk Lakeview man was arrested following a domestic disturbance at his 11392 Kickapoo Path residence Wednesday afternoon around 3:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jeff Hurley, 57...read more
The 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
For the tenth consecutive year, two local Honda plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification, while Honda Manufacturing of Indiana achieved the desig...read more
The Bellefontaine bowling teams took on Urbana Tuesday evening. The varsity girls defeated Urbana 2,152 to 1,866. For the Lady Chiefs, Carissa Devine shot a 311 series, Haley Watkins totaled a 309 s...read more
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For 14 years the Light The Way Christian Counseling Center has been providing needed services in Logan County and the surrounding area. The agency is connected to the First Christian Church and is lo...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Indian Lake 82-44 Monday night. Sophomore Nikki Current had another outstanding game with 25 points, 6 assists, and 7 steals. Hayle...read more
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After hearing about cutbacks and staff reductions at the last three meetings, Logan County Health District board members received some good news at their monthly meeting on Wednesday. The board happi...read more
A city woman was arrested on felony drug warrants at the Logan County Jail Tuesday night around 7:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Amber Mathews, 30, of 413 East Sandusky Avenue, ...read more
The 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
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
The Bellefontaine boys’ varsity team made their presence known in their season opener Friday night. The Chieftains came back from being a point down at the half to win over Celina 59-50. Bellef...read more
Several people were injured in a three-vehicle crash on Route 68 south of Urbana near Hickory Grove Road Tuesday night around 6:15. According to dispatcher logs, Urbana Fire and EMS, Moorefield Towns...read more
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
American Honda Motor Company today reported January sales of 100,497 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 1.7 percent in an unusual month as the industry endured winter weather on both coasts along...read more
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One of DeGraff's major projects could be underway soon. During Tuesday's meeting, council learned that the village was approved for CDBG funding for roughly $500,000 for its force main project to the...read more
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A Benjamin Logan golfer recently decided to compete at the next level. Morgan Fultz signed with Huntington University, an NAIA school located in Indiana, Monday. She chose the school because of its ...read more
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
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
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 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
A West Mansfield man was arrested on multiple charges Monday night for repeatedly attacking his live-in girlfriend the last four months. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Zackeriah Stuar...read more
The Indian Lake High School Snowball Dance will be held Saturday night. Students recently voted on the court for the dance, which is made up of one boy from each grade level, plus a Senior King. The...read more
The Indian Lake Middle School Students of the Month for January are 8th grader Ethan Pequignot, 7th grader Kyle LeVan, 6th grader Ethan Snapp, and 5th grader Kameron Shepherd. (Pictured, left to righ...read more
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Russells Point Council heard reviews Monday on a few of its topics from past meetings. Prior to the last council meeting, Mayor Robin Reames and Police Chief Joe Freyhof were invited on a trip to Okl...read more
Benjamin Logan sophomore guard Nikki Current set two school records in her team's season-opening win at North Union Friday night. The Lady Raiders outscored the Lady Wildcats 61-53 in varsity basketb...read more
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Early tax preparation really paid off for a Bellefontaine resident this year. (Pictured, left to right: Don Pippin, Bryan Keckler, and Amber Haynes) Amber Haynes was the first local winner of the H&...read more
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
A county man was arrested on multiple charges after he assaulted his parents at their 5601 County Road 55, Bellefontaine, residence Sunday night around 9:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports...read more
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
A suspected drug overdose victim was revived at Froggy's, 11065 Township Road 293, Lakeview, Saturday night around 11:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kail Guyan, 27, of 8938 Hillto...read more
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
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
An area driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 18 south of County Road 11 Saturday morning around 11:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Clarissa Moffitt, 27, of...read more
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
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
Urbana University Director of Athletics Larry Cox recently announced the hiring of Kira Zeiter to lead the Blue Knight softball program as its next head coach. Zeiter, a native of Tucson, Arizona, is ...read more
Hardin County Commissioner Ed Elliott, 69, of Mt. Victory, passed away on Saturday at OSU James Cancer Center. Elliott was a commissioner for Hardin County from 1996 to 1999. He was elected in 2008...read more
Students at Benjamin Logan High School have been busy getting a first-hand look at the inner workings of state and local government this past week. Mrs. McKelvey’s A.P. Government students welc...read more
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
Indian Lake sophomore Ashlynn Manns earned a first-place award in the recent Region 16 Business Professionals of America competition. Manns was presented the top prize for her Advanced Spread Sheet a...read more
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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
Air Force Airman Alexander Scott recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. (Pictured: Alexander Scott and his brother, Senior Airman Timothy Pe...read more
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
Community grants totaling nearly $50,000 were recently awarded by Mary Rutan Foundation to eleven community partners. The focus of the grant program is to foster overall community participation in th...read more
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
Indian Lake Schools and Honda Transmission Manufacturing in Russells Point plan to expand their partnership to teach robotics and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts to students ...read more
Two local teams fell in Ohio High School Football State Regional Semifinal play this weekend, while one is moving on to what may be their toughest game of the season. West Liberty-Salem lost to four-...read more
A local woman was arrested on multiple charges after she was caught shoplifting at Rite Aid, 230 South Main Street, Thursday afternoon around 12:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that A...read more
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
Two defendants were sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Wednesday. Rickie Williams, 35, of Toledo, pleaded guilty to attempted theft of drugs...read more
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
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
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
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
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine outlined tips to help Ohioans protect their personal information on Data Privacy Day, recognized annually on January 28th. “The Internet has created new opport...read more
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
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash on County Road 13 near Bellefontaine Wednesday night around 6:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Robert Wildermuth, 70, of 117 S...read more
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Ridgemont is proceeding forward with the demolition projects at its former buildings. Following input from the community, the board of education voted on May 28, 2015 to demolish all of the Mt. Victo...read more
The Urbana University men’s soccer team made school history by becoming the first Urbana athletic program ever to qualify for NCAA postseason play. The Blue Knights were chosen as one of 38 tea...read more
A Quincy man was arrested on multiple felony counts following a domestic disturbance at his residence Tuesday night around 7:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that William Turley, 45, of ...read more
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
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 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
Green Hills Community received a $30,000 grant from the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing’s (OCCH) philanthropic affiliate, Ohio Capital Impact Corporation (OCIC) to create a new walking trai...read more
The 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
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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
The Indian Lake Lakers (8-2) will host a playoff game for the first time in school history tonight on Mix 98.3 WPKO.  Coming to Lewistown is the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans (7-3).  Chad Wilkinson...read more
The Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Liquor Control reported Tuesday that the dollar sales of spirituous liquor reached a record level in 2015, totaling more than $1 billion ($1,018,126,447). ...read more
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
Six defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. William Keller, 40, of Lakeview, was sentenced to 120 days in t...read more
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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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
An area driver was cited following a two-vehicle accident on County Road 10 near Township Road 129 (near Zanesfield) Monday morning around 10:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Robert...read more
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
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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
Veterans from around the area will gather in Urbana University Stadium on Saturday, November 7th for the 2015 Blue Knights Athletics Veterans Honor Day. Anyone who has served or is currently serving ...read more
A Benjamin Logan senior has been selected to play in the 2016 All-State Jazz Ensemble at the Ohio Music Education Association's Professional Development Conference in Cincinnati on Saturday. Colin He...read more
The 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
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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
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
The annual Junior High All-Star Soccer Game was played at Champions Field Saturday. Representatives from each of the Tri-County teams played. The All Star game was played, inter-mixing all the playe...read more
A 63-year-old rural West Liberty woman was injured in an ATV rollover crash near her house Friday morning around 10:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Deborah Thornburg of 8129 Townsh...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans varsity soccer team advanced to the OCSAA Final Four for the first time in school history with a 7-0 victory over Ohio Valley (from Gallipolis) on Saturday. The Spartan...read more
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
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
Two passengers were injured in a crash on County Road 97 just south of Township Road 237 (near Belle Center) Sunday afternoon around five o'clock. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol repo...read more
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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
An area driver was cited following an injury accident on State Route 274 near Township Road 238 (east of Huntsville) Sunday afternoon around 5:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Raymo...read more
Local standout Nicole Fawcett, known worldwide for her volleyball play, has been selected as a finalist for the ‘Team USA Awards.’ Fawcett was nominated in the Female Athlete of the Month...read more
A drunk man was arrested on multiple charges following an incident at Mad River Mountain, 1000 Snow Valley Road, Zanesfield, Saturday night around 10:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports tha...read more
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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
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
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
As many parts of the country are being hit hard by winter weather and the bitter cold, State Fire Marshal Larry L. Flowers is asking all residents to make sure their homes are fire safe. He says ...read more
Urbana University senior Michael McFarlane has been voted to the 2015 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men's Soccer First Team, announced by the organizat...read more
Judge Dan Bratka swore in two new board members and new officers at the recent Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities (LCBDD) meeting this past week. Bridget Hawkins and Scott Steiner were ...read more
The 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
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
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
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
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The Indian Lake School Board is again considering the creation of a drug testing policy for students involved in extracurricular activities. The Board met in regular session Thursday night. The 13-me...read more
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
A local teen who was reported missing overnight was arrested near Indian Lake Friday morning around 9:20. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Jonathon Golden, 15, 8250 Indian Drive, ...read more
A county woman was arrested after she was caught shoplifting at Walmart, 2281 South Main Street, Thursday night around 6:05. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Melissa Batsche, 34, of 1...read more
Several local cross country teams competed in the district meet on Saturday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys team placed 6th out of 27 teams in Division III. The top 8 teams qualify. This marks ...read more
The 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
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It took 24 rounds to crown Logan County's 2016 Spelling Bee Champion at Benjamin Logan Middle School Thursday. Bellefontaine 6th-grader Grant Lotts spelled "Gargantuan" and then "Solstice" to defeat ...read more
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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
Dozens of Indian Lake Elementary School students are sporting new red t-shirts after the recent Laker Zone Awards for the second nine weeks. The long-time program at ILES has been successful in helpi...read more
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
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 Bellefontaine Chieftains (2-6) (1-2) face the Shawnee Braves (2-6) (1-2) on 1390 WBLL "The Bell".  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live at Shawnee High School. [plugin:157]...read more
A heroin addict was arrested on multiple charges after he admitted to stealing from his sister earlier this week. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Corey Keith, 28, stole a wedding ring ...read more
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
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
A teen driver was cited after he crashed on County Road 5 near County Road 20 (north of Benjamin Logan) Wednesday afternoon around 3:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jonathan Anders...read more
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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
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The Logan County Mayors’ Association met for the first time in 2016 Wednesday evening. The county mayors gathered in Huntsville to introduce themselves and discuss several topics that affect th...read more
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 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
Youth football players and coaches from across the area will descend upon Urbana University Stadium on Saturday, October 24th for the 2015 Blue Knights Athletics Youth Football Day sponsored by Excel ...read more
A 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
State Senator Dave Burke (R-Marysville) joined Senator Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) to announce their plan to host a series of town hall forums across the state to gather input from Ohioans on whet...read more
The 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
A local driver was cited following a rollover crash on State Route 245 near West Liberty Monday morning around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jacob Park, 26, of 116 Sidney Stree...read more
The Central Buckeye Conference recently gave out its 2015 Volleyball All-League Awards. Kenton Trail Division: Division Champion: Tecumseh High School 1st Team All League Selections: Peyton Flemin...read more
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Two resignations were considered by DeGraff Council Tuesday evening. Council approved the resignation for Tom Taylor. He served as the part-time assistant operator at the Joint Sewer Plant. Officer ...read more
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
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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
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
A Benjamin Logan Middle School team advanced to 2016 First Lego League Ohio State Championship scheduled for February 6-7 at the Ervin J. Nutter Center in Dayton. Over the weekend, three BLMS teams c...read more
The third nine weeks just began, but it’s already time to start planning for next school year. Indian Lake High School guidance counselors Dana Davis and Valarie Rapp met with the Class of 2017...read more
The 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 Bellefontaine Rotary Club met Monday afternoon at the Friendly Senior Center. Entrepreneur John Irmscher was the featured speaker. Irmscher gave a detailed speech on the proposed renovation of C...read more
At the Division III sectional tournament at Brookville Monday, the West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team (19-4) defeated Arcanum in five sets: 25-11, 20-25, 10-25, 25-19, 15-12. Jamie Peterson h...read more
A structure fire destroyed a farmhouse at 1220 State Route 235 North, DeGraff, Tuesday morning around two o'clock. The DeGraff Fire Department along with mutual aid from Lakeview, Indian Joint, Hunts...read more
The Bellefontaine Lady Chiefs soccer team defeated Graham 4-0 in the Division II sectional tournament at AcuSport Stadium Monday night. The Lady Chiefs got a late 1st-half goal from Abby Godwin for a...read more
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Russells Point Council finalized some of the village's financials Monday. Council learned that the general fund reported an increase of $100,884.30 for 2015. It was the largest increase since 2008 or...read more
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
A driver suffered life-threatening injuries in a head-on crash on Route 33 near Marysville Sunday afternoon around 12:40. The Union County Sheriff's Office reports that Wesley Giles, 20, of Columbus,...read more
An area man was arrested on multiple charges following a vehicle theft in Lakeview Saturday night around 6:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jason Collins, 37, of Marion, asked to us...read more
The 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
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
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
Over $18.7 million will support shelters for the homeless and help homeless Ohioans find permanent housing.   The Ohio Development Services Agency is providing grants to 50 local organizations t...read more
Fissel Floor Covering won the 2-3 grade city soccer tournament last Saturday. (Pictured, left to right: Aubrey Grow, Chloe Heminger, Callie Shumaker, Kate Myers, Natalie Snapp, Graham Lotts, Lauren H...read more
The following is a guest column by Senator Sherrod Brown. Monday is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day — an opportunity for us to reflect on the life and work of Dr. King, who devoted himself to ma...read more
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
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
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned about five of the most common scams targeting people looking for jobs or extra income. In 2015, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office received more t...read more
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
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
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
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
The Bellefontaine varsity volleyball team fell to visiting Tipp City in three sets Wednesday night: 25-13, 25-10, and 25-10. Anya Nunez had 12 digs. Mikayla Stepp recorded 6 assists. Kenzie Smith t...read more
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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 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 West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated Springfield Catholic 3-1 Tuesday night to clinch their second consecutive Ohio Heritage Conference title. Annika Wolfe scored 2 goals. Lily ...read more
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
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
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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
2015 has been a great year for local athlete Jacob Smith. On Saturday October 10, Smith finished his triathlon schedule at Hocking College in Nelsonville.  In conjunction with the first annual A...read more
The 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
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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
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
West Liberty-Salem defeated Mechanicsburg in four sets: 22-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-19. Jamie Peterson had 28 kills, 7 total blocks, 4 ace serves and 13 digs. Olivia Ames had 15 digs and 22 serve receptio...read more
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The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education held their first organizational meeting of the year on Wednesday night. An organizational meeting was held with Anne Reames being re-elected preside...read more
The 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
Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 235 at County Road 13 Tuesday morning around 9:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Clarence Grow, 68, of 121 Church Stre...read more
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
Two local residents were injured in a weather-related crash on Route 33 near State Route 540 Tuesday morning around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jessica Meyer, 30, of 3...read more
The West Liberty-Salem cross country teams had a good showing at the Anna Invitational on Saturday. The varsity boys team finished 7th out of 21 teams in a tough field. Season Record 113-33 Meet Re...read more
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Bellefontaine City Council met for the first time in 2016 Tuesday. Several new faces were in council chamber for their first meeting. Zeb Wagner is representing the 1st Ward. He replaces Dave Haw. Mi...read more
Donor dollars from last fall’s United Way campaign will touch four new Funded Agencies in 2016 as overall community support in Logan County will top last year’s totals by more than $25,000...read more
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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
The Indian Lake Board of Education held the first meeting of 2016 on Monday night. The board re-elected Mark Albright as  president and elected Steve Spath as vice president. Gabe Wickline and ...read more
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 Riverside Board of Education held their first meeting of the year on Tuesday night. An organizational meeting was held with Don Klingler being re-elected president and Robert Bender being elected...read more
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
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
Welcome to the time of year where it gets cooler in the evenings, leaves are changing colors and football teams are now looking to march toward league titles and playoff berths.  As we enter week...read more
There were several weather-related crashes across Logan County early Tuesday morning. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that a semi jackknifed on Route 33 between Route 68 and t...read more
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
A teen driver was cited following an injury crash on Route 68 north of Bellefontaine Monday afternoon around 3:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dalton Peters, 18, of 2846 Route 68 N...read more
On Thursday the West Liberty-Salem JH Football team defeated Springfield Catholic Central 63-0.  The Tigers pulled out to a 34-0 lead by the end of the first quarter and a 55-0 lead by half time...read more
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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 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
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The Benjamin Logan Board of Education conducted its organizational meeting Monday and accepted the resignation of Treasurer and CFO Robert Kuehnle. The motion was approved by a 4-0 vote. Bill Ramsey,...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys high school cross-country team finished in 2nd place at the Kenton “Kyle Althauser Memorial” Cross Country Invitational with 53 points on Thursday.  Scoring f...read more
The Hilliker YMCA Board of Directors announced Monday that the Hilliker YMCA entered into a Management Agreement with the YMCA of Central Ohio. The YMCA of Central Ohio includes 12 full facility bran...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys golf team played at the district tournament Thursday at the Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown. Benjamin Logan finished 12th as a team, shooting a 372, to end their season. ...read more
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
The Bellefontaine 7th grade volleyball team defeated Dayton Stebbins 25-17, 25-22 in the opening round of the CBC tournament Wednesday night. Lyssa Hudson and Kinsey Davis passed the ball well. Sara...read more
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
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
A local driver suffered minor injuries in a weather-related crash on Township Road 216 south of County Road 11 Sunday morning around ten o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Susan ...read more
Hundreds of area residents lost power Sunday morning during our first measurable snowfall. DP&L reports 461 households in Logan County, 505 households in Champaign County, and 40 customers in Aug...read more
The 8th Grade Bellefontaine Chieftains hosted Indian Lake Tuesday night and came out with a 40-12 victory at AcuSport Stadium improving to 5-0-1 on the year. On the night, Garrett Gross ran for over ...read more
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 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
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has announced Maze Hearing and Balance, LLC as their first Business of the Month for 2016. Dr. Heather Maze Smith has built her practice in six years to three loc...read more
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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 Logan County Health District has recently announced funding has been received from the Delta Dental Foundation in the amount of $2,000 to provide two adult dental clinics during 2016. “The H...read more
The 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
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
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has named Terri Schneider as the January Board Member of the Month. Schneider is the President/CEO of Rath Information Systems, 212 East Columbus Avenue, Bellefon...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys soccer team beat host Tecumseh 2-1 Monday night. Senior Aaron Wisner converted a penalty kick late in the first half. He scored the game-winner with two minutes remain...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan’s (R-Urbana) staff will be in Bellefontaine on Monday, January 11th. Cameron Warner, Rep. Jordan’s district director, will be available to meet with constituents fr...read more
The Village of Quincy council met for the first time in 2016 this past week. John Hickman and Marilane Fry were sworn in as new members at a special council meeting held December 30th to handle perso...read more
The Riverside varsity girls’ golf team concluded their season at the sectional tournament recently. Dana Jones (freshman) scored a 108, Jasmine Bryant (senior) tallied a 125, Kierstyn Seve...read more
A Dayton man was tased and arrested following a domestic dispute in Russells Point Friday afternoon around 4:50. The Russells Point Police Department reports that Timothy Roberson, 28, attacked his g...read more
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
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 Riverside varsity volleyball team took on Houston and Newton on Saturday. Riverside lost to Houston in 3 sets: 19-25, 25-21, and 17-25. Helena Faulder - 7 points with 1 ace, 10 assists Kristin ...read more
Marine Kyle Poppe graduated from basic military training at Parris Island in South Carolina on Friday. Poppe completed an intensive 13-week program that included training in military discipline and s...read more
Here are the 2016 re-organizational meeting highlights by the Ridgemont School Board held on Thursday. Newly re-elected members Cheryl France, Eric Hill, and Jerry Turner, were sworn in by Treasurer ...read more
Nicole Fawcett led the U.S. Women’s Volleyball National Team to its third straight NORCECA Continental Championship Friday night in Morelia, Mexico. Team USA defeated Dominican Republic 25-19, ...read more
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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
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The Hi Point Women's Center recently merged with the Pregnancy Care Center of Union County to become the New Path Pregnancy Resource Centers. The merge was made because the two groups discovered that...read more
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 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
The Mary Rutan Hospital Birth Center delivered its first birth of the New Year Thursday afternoon at 12:46. Peggy Cooley, 23, of Bellefontaine, had a daughter named Klohee Robinson. She weighed 8 lb...read more
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
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
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
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced Wednesday his nomination of seven students from Logan, Champaign, Clark, Greene, Montgomery, and Preble Counties to attend U.S. Military Service Academies. ...read more
The Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is reporting traffic fatalities over the New Year’s reporting period and the Christmas reporting period. Ten people were killed on Ohio’s roadways dur...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated Springfield Catholic in three sets: 25-20, 25-15, 25-23 Wednesday night. Jamie Peterson had 28 kills, 2 solo blocks, and 8 digs. Tory Cordell ...read more
A 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 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 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
A local driver struck an Amish buggy on State Route 235 north of DeGraff Tuesday morning around 9:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Diana Seiler, 65, of 470 Spruce Street, Lakeview, ...read more
Benjamin Logan boys golf finished 4th Tuesday in a field of 17 to move on to the district tourney next Thursday at Weatherwax. Scores were high as normal but early morning drizzle that turned into a ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team improved to 9-8 on the season and 5-1 in league play with a five-set home victory against Greenon. Scores from the match were 25-17, 19-25, 25-15, 23-25, and...read more
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The Bellefontaine Joint Recreation District Board met Tuesday evening. The board reviewed the district's 2015 end of year finances. The district ended the year with a cash fund balance of over $29,00...read more
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
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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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
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
It was a record-setting night in high school volleyball Monday. West Liberty-Salem senior setter Kylie Gilroy delivered 48 assists in the Tigers four-set win against Northeastern to set the school re...read more
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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
Shady Bowl Speedway completed a full weekend of racing. Here are the results: Compacts - All American Compact Challenge (100 laps): 1. Larry Adams 2. Jimmy McElfresh 3. Ryan Barrett 4. Nick Barr...read more
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
A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on Township Road 32 south of County Road 11 Thursday morning around 7:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Zackery Close, 15, of 82...read more
The 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
There were numerous reports of a loud noise in Shelby County late Saturday. Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Frank Bly reported there was the report of a loud “boom” Saturday night, 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
Earlier this week Ryan H. Seibert, 22, of Springfield, was sentenced in Champaign County Common Pleas Court to 7 years in prison in connection with a robbery this past March at Security National Bank ...read more
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
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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
Former Ohio Fourth District Congressman Michael Oxley of Findlay died Friday at the age of 71.  Oxley was first elected in 1981 after then district congressman Tennyson Guyer died of a heart atta...read more
The Bellefontaine 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
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 volleyball team defeated Cedarville in three sets: 25-23, 25-21, 25-15 Thursday night. Jamie Peterson had 13 kills, 5 total blocks, 10 digs, and 3 ace serves. Tory Cor...read more
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When the Mad River Mountain lodge was destroyed by fire in mid-September, Logan County lost one of its iconic landmarks. The cause of the fire was considered undetermined. The State Fire Marshal's O...read more
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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
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The Logan County Sheriff’s Office and Bellefontaine Police will be operating with a new 911 calling system beginning in January 2016. This new network will connect 911 servers in Logan County w...read more
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
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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
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
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
It's homcoming tonight at Indian Lake as the Lakers (3-1) will host the Tipp City Red Devils (4-0) on Mix 98.3 WPKO in a CBC crossover battle.  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live from Indian L...read more
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One of 2015’s top stories in Logan County had to be the rain in June and flooding at Indian Lake, including Russells Point. I covered the story and could not believe what I saw.  In fact,...read more
The Benjamin Logan 7th grade volleyball team defeated Indian Lake Wednesday night in two sets: 25-16, 25-20. Molly Vance led the attack with 16 points. Kylie Frazier had 6 points, 3 aces, 6 assists,...read more
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
A local woman was arrested following an accident at the corner of Eastern Avenue and Highview Drive Tuesday afternoon around 4:45. Bellefontaine Police charged Kimberly Garver, 56, of 400 Lincoln Bou...read more
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A popular New Year’s resolution is to “lose weight” but it can also be one of the hardest. Judy Vito, of Judy’s Jazzercise in Bellefontaine, has some tips to help accomplish yo...read more
Evan Hoffman, 20, of Bloom Center, near Lewistown, was sentenced just two days after the shooting incident early Sunday that left a Jackson Center teen dead.  Hoffman appeared Tuesday in Bellefo...read more
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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
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
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
One passenger was transported following a T-bone wreck at the intersection of East Chillicothe Avenue and South Madriver Street Monday afternoon around 4:45. Bellefontaine Police report that Jessica ...read more
The 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
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
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Cutter Slagle held his first book signing on Monday night for “The Next Victim”. Slagle is a 2006 graduate from Indian Lake High School. In 2010 he earned a degree in English and Creative...read more
Rain and wet grounds forced the cancellation of racing at Shady Bowl Speedway Saturday. Racing will not be rescheduled, though it was going to be the final points race of the season. Current points ...read more
A teenager lost his life following a shooting incident near Lewistown Sunday morning around 3:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Branden Doseck, 16, of Jackson Center, was shot by Eva...read more
A local youth racer had success at The Insane One Race in Sikeston, Missouri over the weekend. Tayte Williamson, 13, of Rushsylvania, won over $24,000. Racing took place on Friday, Saturday, and Sun...read more
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
A county man was arrested following a domestic dispute Christmas Day. The Logan County Sheriff's arrested Myron Payne, 60, of 110 Railroad Street, Rushsylvania, for domestic violence Friday night aro...read more
The 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
A Bellefontaine woman was airlifted following a rollover wreck on Township Road 56 just north of County Road 219 Saturday morning around 5 o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Bian...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange boys cross country team competed at the Alliance Invitational in the Division II/III Race at Clayton on Saturday. The Tigers placed 6th out of 23 teams. 298 total ru...read more
The 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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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
The Ohio Development Services Agency awarded 38 communities grants to rehabilitate, repair, and construct affordable housing for low-income Ohioans as well as provide homeownership and rental assistan...read more
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
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
During the next month, the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) is conducting an online survey to assess citizen attitudes and opinions of the agency. The 2015 Citizen Survey is anonymous and takes appro...read more
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
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
Benjamin Logan dropped another close match Thursday, this time to Northwestern at Windy Knoll 178-179. Raiders standout Grant Ricketts was medalist with a 38. He was followed by Colin Headings 46, G...read more
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
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A week of memories and sunshine lie ahead for members of the Benjamin Logan High School Marching Band. The group will be traveling to Orlando, Florida on December 26th and returning New Year’s D...read more
The 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
For the first time in a few years PeakofOhio.com will broadcast live from Ridgeway tonight.  The Ridgemont Golden Gophers (1-2) will host Lima Perry (0-3).  This is a NWCC league matchup.&nb...read more
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 Ohio Veterans Bonus continues a tradition of awarding bonuses to Ohio veterans that dates back to the Civil War, according to the Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS). “Ohio veterans...read more
A local driver was cited following a three-vehicle crash on County Road 32 south of State Route 47 Wednesday afternoon around 12:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Derek Schmiedebusch...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls soccer team tied host Urbana 1-1 Wednesday night. Zoe Price scored for the Lady Chiefs. The JV Lady Chiefs fell to Jonathan Alder 4-3. Jaela Smally tallied all 3 goa...read more
Kevin Chapple was selected D2Football.com’s National Defensive Player of the Week Wednesday. The weekly award is the second for Chapple following his impressive display in Urbana’s Week 2...read more
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
In celebration of the season of giving and to demonstrate its ongoing support for its neighbors and partners, the Bellefontaine office of Spherion Staffing Services, a local recruiting, staffing and w...read more
The 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
The following is a guest column by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown: As another year comes to a close, and many of us gather with loved ones to celebrate holidays important to our faiths and filled with tr...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team defeated Tecumseh 160-196 Tuesday at Windy Knoll Golf Club in Springfield. The win finished off an undefeated regular season of CBC play.   Nicklaus...read more
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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
A teen driver suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash on State Route 245 at Township Road 196 (west of West Liberty) Tuesday morning around 11:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports tha...read more
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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 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
As of Monday, 1,070 people have been killed on Ohio roadways this year. That’s a 9 percent increase over the same time last year. As we prepare for holiday festivities, the State Highway Patrol ...read more
A suspended driver was cited on multiple charges following a traffic stop near Whispering Pines Monday night around 11:55. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Emily Gatton, 23, of 700 To...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity golf team revenged a one shot loss to a Graham with a one shot win of their own against the Falcons Monday night at Lakeland golf course in St Paris. The Raiders used sixth...read more
A 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
A local driver suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 33 and State Route 274 Monday afternoon around 3:15. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys golf team finished 13th out of 17 teams at the Springfield Shawnee David Christoff Memorial Invitational at Reid North Golf Course on Saturday. Senior Grant Ricketts l...read more
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle accident on County Road 10 east of County Road 55 Monday afternoon around 4:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Virginia Turnmire, 51, ...read more
An area driver was cited after crashing on Route 68 south of Township Road 190 Monday afternoon around 2:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ryan Moore, 31, of 311 Carlisle Street, Qui...read more
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
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The Indian Lake Board of Education had two meetings Monday night. In the first, Treasurer Colleen Reprogle provided details of where the district gets their funding and a peak into the district&rsquo...read more
The 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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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 combined choirs of Indian Lake, Benjamin Logan, and Bellefontaine High Schools and a Community Choir brought the crowd to their feet with their performance of the Christmas section of G.F. Handel'...read more
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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
Hampton, Virginia Benjamin Syms Middle School was one of five winners of a $100,000 Fab Lab grant. Over 200 schools applied for the grant. Syms’ application was written by technology teacher Co...read more
The 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
Week 3 is a crucial week in high school football.  If you start off 3-0 you're seriously looking at contending in your league and qualifying for the playoffs.  If you start 0-3 you're thinki...read more
A drunk driver was arrested following a traffic stop on County Road 57 near Bellefontaine Friday night around 8:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joseph Wish, 60, of 4750 Route 68 No...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity 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
Indian Lake High School seniors Michael Mallory and Justin Young are participating in the Ohio Music Education Association's All-State Choir Concert in Cincinnati on Monday, December 28th. The singer...read more
Preparations are underway for the local Rotary Four-Way Test Speech Contest to be held on March 7, 2016 at the regular Bellefontaine Rotary Club meeting. The event is open to high school-age students...read more
State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) applauded the passage of House Bill 300, legislation that would strengthen the penalties on drivers who are convicted of OVI-related aggravated vehicula...read more
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
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
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that some animal breeders and sellers who advertise online are con artists. In 2015, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office received about 30 complain...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated 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
A semi driver sustained possible injuries following a traffic incident at a city intersection Friday morning at 10:47. Officers from the Bellefontaine Police Department report that Douglas Orbis, 47,...read more
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
Bellefontaine defeated Stebbins 157-203 Tuesday at Kittyhawk Golf Center in Dayton. The Chiefs swept the top 6 places and were led by medalist Devin Fowler with a 38. Jarrett Beck was second with a ...read more
Students at Indian Lake High School are getting into the Christmas spirit by continuing their tradition of creating gifts for elementary kids and learning a lot in the process. Ryan Stanford’s ...read more
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
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  Super Saturday marks the biggest shopping day of the year, even ahead of Black Friday. Logan County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Benedetti says there are a variety of reasons to shop lo...read more
Mary Rutan Hospital is hoping to ease the transition from hospital to home with their new bedside prescription delivery service. Patients are now able to have their prescriptions filled and delivered ...read more
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
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls soccer team defeated visiting London 5-2 Saturday afternoon. Hayley Boysel led the attack with two goals and two assists. Kenzie Heater, Taylor Coy, and Kaley Asbury...read more
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
Mad River Mountain has announced they’ve started a major snowmaking push Thursday night that will continue into Friday with chances of snowmaking Saturday through Sunday morning. “Team Bl...read more
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The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center conducted its last meeting as a 15-member board at the Helmuth Family Home Thursday. The Educational Services Centers of Logan, Shelby, and Hardin Coun...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans varsity soccer team defeated Dominion Academy 4-2 Thursday night to improve their record to 3-0 on the season. Freshman Midfielder Josh Kilgore led the team in scoring ...read more
Indian Lake 6th grader Kendall Cotterman has a new accolade to put on her resume. She spelled "resume" correctly to win the ILMS Spelling Bee held on Thursday, December 17th. Seventh grader Tyler Fa...read more
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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
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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 boys golf team stayed undefeated in the CBC as they came from behind to beat Shawnee 158-161 Thursday night at Liberty Hills. The Chiefs depth showed again as they were down...read more
Wednesday was the filing deadline for issues and candidates for the March primary election. Logan County voters will consider two issues and a contested countywide race. West Liberty-Salem has place...read more
The 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
After a few surprises in week 1 let's see what week 2 on the high school football schedule has in store for us.  Last week team WBLL jumped out to a 2 game lead in the weekly picks.  Unfortu...read more
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The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education heard Superintendent Dr. Rick Smith's first evaluation of the district Wednesday. The board requested that Dr. Smith conduct the evaluation after be...read more
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
The Logan County Board of DD recently met and exceeded their goal of giving blood during this critical time. Along with the Community Blood Center, the board held a drive on December 11th at the Disc...read more
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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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
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
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
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The Riverside Board of Education conducted a couple recognitions Tuesday evening. The board thanked Jennifer Blackford for her years of service. She became the district's treasurer/CFO in 2012. Durin...read more
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The Caring Kitchen in Urbana, from a state grant through the Emergency Solutions Grant Program, will begin an interior improvement project, at the first of the year, to provide a facelift to better se...read more
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 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
The Bellefontaine varsity girls tennis team lost to Greenon 5-0 Monday night. Cambryia Elkins lost at first singles 6-0, 6-0. Livi Robbins fought a tough battle but lost 6-0, 6-1. At third singles,...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team beat Bellefontaine in three games Monday night to stay undefeated. Olivia Ames had 6 aces, 10 serve receptions, and 13 digs. Jamie Peterson recorded 18 ...read more
A 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
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
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Despite the recent warm weather, Bellefontaine City Schools are prepared to use their calamity day schedule. Board members heard at their final meeting in calendar year 2015 Monday night that the dis...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange boys cross country team finished 5th out of 22 teams in the Division III race at the Bob Schul Invitational at Milton-Union High School Saturday. Here is the order o...read more
The 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
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****Finals will be noted in bold letters**** ****To report a score call 592-1045 or 1-800-686-WPKO (9756)**** WPKO Game of the Week Triad (0-1)  0 Indian Lake (1-0)  41    WB...read more
A local teen driver suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash on County Road 39 near Belle Center Thursday night around 10:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Mason Plikerd, 16, of...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade volleyball team rallied past Kenton 16-25, 25-12, 25-20 Thursday night. Caitlyn Hutchins had 8 points along with a kill and a dig. Jenna Smith recorded 9 points and a blo...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team handled visiting Kenton Ridge 151-184 at Liberty Hills Thursday. Nicklaus Lyons earned medalist honors for the second straight match with a 36. Devin Fowler ...read more
A drunk mother was arrested on multiple charges following a disturbance at her house Friday morning around 3:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jill Ann Lugar, 40, of 6249 Township Ro...read more
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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
It's time to dust off that favorite jersey that's been in the closet for a few months as our weekends now turn to football.  The high school season kicks off tonight and once again this year we w...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan’s (R-Urbana) staff will be in Bellefontaine on Monday. Rep. Jordan’s District Director Cameron Warner will be available to meet with constituents from 9:30 to 11:30...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team defeated visiting Kenton in three games Wednesday night: 25-20, 25-18, 25-20. Brooke Lewis had 4 kills and 8 digs. Sammi Miller, Rachel Kimmel, and Olivia Ams...read more
Up to $10,000 in grant money is available to area organizations that provide services to Logan County youth through United Way’s Youth Allocations program. Applications are available by contact...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced that consumers who have unused gift cards from the former RadioShack can file claims to seek refunds for remaining card balances. “Consumers...read more
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
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has named Jim Sexstone as their December Board Member of the Month. Sexstone, born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, has been involved with YMCA camping since h...read more
Another season of Chieftain football kicks off tonight on 1390 WBLL.  In week 1 the Chiefs travel to Wapak to take on the Redskins.  Listen to Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan by clicking on the ...read more
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Route 33 about a mile east of the Logan/Union county line Friday afternoon around 5:05. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Pat...read more
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
Benjamin Logan recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Trent Myers Parents: Abe and Nichole Myers Address: Ridgeway School activities and awards: Football 9, 10, 11, 12, Baseball 9, 10, Tra...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team defeated Dayton Stebbins 152-187 Wednesday night at Liberty Hills. Nicklaus Lyons was medalist with a 36. Connor Adelsberger shot a 38, Nathan Langenfeld and...read more
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
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation recently held their annual state meeting in Columbus where three outstanding agriculturalists from the local area were recognized for their contributions to the industr...read more
A driver suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash on County Road 26 near West Mansfield Thursday morning around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Starlight Snyder, 35, of...read more
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
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The Early Bird Invitational was held Tuesday evening at Benjamin Logan High School in perfect running weather. Bellefontaine runners won the middle school girls, high school girls, and high school bo...read more
A local man has been indicted for the murder of 4-year-old Brett Jaynes of North Lewisburg. The Champaign County Grand Jury indicted Michael C.R. Stapleton, 25, of North Lewisburg, on nine felony cou...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity volleyball team outlasted visiting Kenton in five games Monday night. The scores were 25-19, 25-19, 20-25, 24-26, and 15-10. Monica Martz had 15 kills, 9 digs, and was 23-f...read more
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
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Marie's Candies in West Liberty has come a long way since beginning in a farmhouse kitchen on State Route 507 with peppermint chews in 1956. The business continued to grow and moved to 311 Zanesfield...read more
Bellefontaine beat Springfield Shawnee at Reid Park Golf Course in Springfield Monday. The match ended in a 176-176 tie. The Chieftains won on the fifth man tiebreaker.  The Chieftains were led...read more
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
Two area boys golf teams competed in the Tecumseh Arrow Invitational at Windy Knoll Golf Club on Saturday. Bellefontaine tied for 7th out of 20 schools. Devin Fowler fired a 78, Nathan Langenfeld sh...read more
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
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
The 2015-2016 Ohio FFA Association vice president spent Monday with the Benjamin Logan chapter. Mary Buehler presented on perception and how one person may see things a different way than their neigh...read more
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
A total of eight Honda and Acura models have received the highest possible safety rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) under its more challenging crash pro...read more
Benjamin Logan hosted the opening round of the Quest Cup kick-off tournament Friday night. Kenton defeated Fairlawn 3-0. West Liberty-Salem blanked Benjamin Logan 4-0 in the nightcap. Benjamin Loga...read more
A local driver 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 Urbana University Department of Athletics is proud to announce that 43 Blue Knight student-athletes received an NCAA D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award last season. To be eligible for this prestig...read more
The Logan County Sheriff's Office has identified the woman who died from a suspected drug overdose Wednesday morning around 2:20. Leeanna Haas, 38, of 8988 King Road, Lakeview, died at her residence....read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys’ golf team won its first CBC match against Tipp City at Cassel Hills in Vandalia Thursday. The Chiefs won 168-178. Connor Adelsberger shot a 40, Nathan Langenfel...read more
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The Logan County Fair Board met Wednesday evening. Some changes came to the board. Christie Barns took over as board president and Jay Ackley is the vice president. Eight members were sworn in after...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls’ tennis team lost 4-1 against London Thursday. Cambryia Elkins won at first singles 7-5, 7-6 with an 8-6 tiebreaker. Livi Robbins lost 6-0, 6-0. Khloie Slagle ...read more
Indian Lake Builders Club members hope to make Christmas merrier for some of their fellow students. The club "adopted" seven ILMS families for the holidays and did not know the names of who they were...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls tennis team beat visiting Springfield Catholic 4-1 Wednesday night for their first win of the season. Cambryia Elkins won a close match at first singles. She won in a ...read more
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
Area golf teams hit the links Tuesday. Benjamin Logan opened up league play against Urbana at Liberty Hills. The Raiders won 165 to 192. Grant Ricketts carded a 34, Mitchell Fink tallied a 40, Jare...read more
A Columbus man was arrested after he allegedly threatened a local man with a handgun in West Liberty Tuesday afternoon around 12:50. The West Liberty Police Department reports that Zack Smith, 20, th...read more
Former Bellefontaine Municipal Court Judge John Ross passed away Wednesday morning from an apparent heart attack. BMRT Squad responded to his residence near Indian Lake around 7:20. Ross, 68, was pr...read more
A city man was arrested on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop behind 312 North Madriver Street Tuesday afternoon around 2:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Dewayne Brow...read more
A few youth soccer teams opened their season on Saturday. U8 finals: Calvary Christian #2 ran past Indian Lake #2 6-0. Preston Carnes had a hat trick, Josh Carnes scored twice, and Nehemiah Dillon ...read more
A local woman died from a suspected drug overdose at a home in Kings Landing Wednesday morning around 2:20. Deputies from the Logan County Sheriff's Office and Indian Lake EMS responded to an unrespo...read more
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 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
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Bellefontaine city council members heard city resident Sue Vicario’s objection to the city’s long-term exploration of removing the light at Colton and Main at their final meeting of the ye...read more
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Urbana Police will provide gifts to around 200 needy children in the city, 12 and under, through the "Giving Christmas Tree" this year. Sergeant Josh Jacobs talked to us about it. He said it was an i...read more
The BOSS Summer Run was held Saturday morning at West Liberty’s Lions Park. (Pictured left: former Tiger stars Alex Steiner and Aaron Scott) The event is a fundraiser for the West Liberty-Sale...read more
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Tuesday night’s Bellefontaine City Council meeting was the final time that Howard Traul will serve the city as its law director. Traul has been coming to chambers every other Tuesday for the la...read more
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The Second Harvest Food Bank is helping to provide over 800,000 pounds of food to families in need across the area. The organization began in 1981 and is one of 13 food banks in Ohio. The organizatio...read more
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
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
A suspicious person complaint led to an arrest in Holiday Shores near Indian Lake Monday afternoon around 5:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dallas Red, 25, of 11254 Leoline Drive, ...read more
A man was killed in a house fire in Sidney Monday morning around 7:30. The Sidney Fire Department responded to the 1300 block of South Main Street. Authorities found the body in the garage during a ...read more
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
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 Benjamin Logan varsity boys golf team finished third out of ten teams in their own invitational in rainy conditions at Liberty Hills Golf Club on Monday. Senior Grant Ricketts continued his fine ...read more
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Russells Point Council discussed at great length a Clean Ohio Project Monday evening. The project was originally proposed to the village by Ron E. Becker of Wapakoneta about a month ago. A special me...read more
The West Liberty- Salem FFA Chapter welcomed the 2015-16 State FFA President to their annual lock-in recently. Matthew Klopfenstein spoke about his involvement in FFA, as well as played games, cards,...read more
In girls tennis the Bellefontaine Lady Chiefs lost their opening scrimmage 5-0 to Celina at the BHS tennis courts. Coach Jordan Reser said the team is comprised of all freshmen. Playing singles this...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently warned that his office has seen an increase in reports of the IRS imposter scam, in which con artists tell consumers they are in trouble with the IRS. Betwe...read more
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash in the 700 block of East Sandusky Avenue Sunday afternoon around 5:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Danielle Carpen...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys golf team opened their season with a win at the CBC pre season event held at Kityhawk Golf Course in Dayton. The Raiders as a team shot a 359, led by senior Grant Ricketts, wh...read more
A local man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend in Lakeview last week. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joseph Haas, 57, at large, attacked Danielle Smith, 44, o...read more
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
Four teens were injured in an alcohol-related rollover crash on County Road 5 north of Benjamin Logan Sunday morning around 2:20. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol, Rushcreek Fire and E...read more
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
A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on Township Road 30 east of Township Road 205 (near DeGraff) Saturday night around 10:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Brandon ...read more
Waynesfield Raceway Park will conduct the second Meet the Drivers night of the season on Saturday August 8th. Drivers from all five weekly divisions will be on hand signing autographs and handing out...read more
On Saturday, August 8th, Shady Bowl Speedway will recognize a St. Paris couple their many years of service to the hillside oval. Earl and Peggy Isaacs have worked at the Bowl since 1973. Earl starte...read more
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The Indian Lake Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful 2015 and presented three special awards at their annual dinner Saturday night. About 100 community leaders gathered at the Indian Lake...read more
Urbana head football coach Tyler Haines has appointed three new members to his coaching staff. Kevin Turco, assumes the role of assistant head coach and will oversee the offensive line. He brings 15 ...read more
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
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
Founded in 1920 by Glenn Hill and Fred Hamilton with an intense desire to provide Logan County residents and businesses a better insurance experience, Hill & Hamilton Insurance began its storied t...read more
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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
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
The Bellefontaine Police Department arrested two city residents on warrants Friday. Officers arrested Ashley Shepherd, 30, of 221 North Elm Street, on a felony warrant for two counts of trafficking i...read more
Amy Stamon and Chris Dilbone capture the women’s and men’ s titles respectively at the 11th annual Rushsylvania Rockets 5K on Saturday, August 2nd. Stamon’s time was 23:35. Dilbone...read more
A 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
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
Aaron Wisner was awarded a full college scholarship and educational grant by Second Lieutenant Kyle Cook of the Army ROTC at Bellefontaine High School on Thursday. (Pictured, left to right: BHS Princ...read more
The Church Softball League wrapped up Saturday with Bellefontaine First Church of God (above)winning the championship 4-1 over Calvary Baptist Church at Gretna Fellowship Field. First Church finish...read more
The Indian Lake Middle School Students of the Month for November are 8th grader Trinity Romanowski, 7th grader Ella Wagner, 6th grader Trenton Fulkerson, and 5th grader Gavin Lones. (Pictured, left t...read more
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
A drunk driver was arrested on County Road 39 near Belle Center Friday morning around 2:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Quay, 40, of 810 West Kohler Street, Kenton, was drivin...read more
This month and next, the Urbana Police Division will have large billboards placed along Route 68 between Urbana & Springfield, hoping that these catch the attention of people who may have informat...read more
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
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
The West Liberty Force Harner 10U softball team wrapped up their season with a championship in Beavercreek over the weekend. Harner’s team went 5-0 during the tournament while outscoring their ...read more
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The Heartland of Bellefontaine 15th Annual Christmas Tree Auction generated $5,060 Thursday evening. Heartland Admissions Director Jenny Jones explained that the event's proceeds will go to the Frien...read more
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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
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
Two teens have been charged for a series of car thefts in Lakeview. The Logan County Sheriff's Office arrested Mason Diener, 18, of 854 Township Road 31 South, Bellefontaine, and Brandon Davis, 17, o...read more
A local driver was cited on multiple charges following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 10 between County Road 55 and Tree Links Wednesday morning around 8:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office rep...read more
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
The Bellefontaine Chiefs 12u baseball team won the Gahanna All Star tournament over the weekend. In the first game, the Chiefs ran past the Pickerington Tigers 11-1. Pitchers Jarrid Baughman and Col...read more
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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
After 15 years of hard work along the highway, Junior Baker is looking forward to retirement. The Logan County Board of DD’s Job Club recently held a reception to honor Baker, complete with a c...read more
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
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
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
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Logan County health district board members heard on Wednesday afternoon the latest steps taken to deal with the Election Day levy defeat. The steps included increasing employee health insurance rates...read more
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We're celebrating our 28th anniversary today. V-Teck Communications started WPKO & WBLL on December 2nd, 1987. President Lou Vito acquired the two stations in July 1987. He believes the secret ...read more
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
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
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
A local man has been charged for the death of 4-year-old Brett Jaynes of North Lewisburg. The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael C. R. Stapleton, 25, of North Lewisburg, Tuesday...read more
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The Bellefontaine Joint Recreation District met Tuesday evening. A couple topics involving the Myeerah Nature Preserve were discussed. The board is looking to implement a program in time for Spring....read more
The Huntsville Coach Pitch All-Star Team won the 2015 Logan County All-Star Tournament over the weekend. The team consisted of (pictured from left to right): Front row - Kahne Ferguson, Aiden T...read more
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
Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions rallied past Indian Lake 9-6 Sunday afternoon at Blue Jacket Park to win the District Acme crown and advance to state. Easton Water was down 5-1 after two innings...read more
McDonald’s recently awarded grant money to a trio of Indian Lake teachers. Art teacher Rebecca Dotson and science teacher Jana Core at Indian Lake Middle School received a MAC, or Make Activiti...read more
The Waynesfield Raceway Park saw a busy day on the track on Saturday. Here are the results: Numbers within brackets indicate starting position. BOSS (43 Cars) 1. Dallas Hewitt [2] 2. Kyle Simon [...read more
A city drug dealer was sentenced by Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. DeAngelo Harper, 29, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison and a one...read more
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
A city man was served two felony drug warrants Monday afternoon at the Logan County Jail. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force charged Jason Crawford, 31, of 221 North Elm Street, with two counts o...read more
Riverside has a new treasurer. Lucas Ratliff was hired during a special board meeting Monday afternoon. The board approved a 2 1/2 year contract for Ratliff, who currently is an accountant at the De...read more
A city man was arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop near downtown Sunday afternoon around 3:15. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped Nehkya Lyburtus, 38, of 433 North Elm Stre...read more
The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 4-year-old boy in North Lewisburg. Deputies and Northeast Champaign County Fire and EMS responded to an unresponsive boy in...read more
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The Monroe Township Trustees met Monday evening and discussed a pending culvert project. The project will take place on Township Road 30 between County Road 1 and Route 68. The township needs to repl...read more
Shady Bowl Speedway hosted a series of races over the Independence Day weekend. Results from Saturday: Compacts: 1. Nicholas Meade 2. Josh Foltz 3. Nicholas Philbeck 4. Chris Lucas 5. Zach Dool...read more
The Indian Lake High School Youth Leadership group raised money for the Chippewa and Russells Point Outreach Centers just before Thanksgiving. The group raised more than $820 during their annual voll...read more
An Indian Lake woman was arrested on multiple counts after she stole her son's prescription medication on Thanksgiving. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Tammy Clark, 47, of 8968 Park St...read more
Riverside beat Indian Lake 9-3 in the Acme sectional tournament at Blue Jacket Park Thursday night. Landon Kelsey fired a complete game with four strikeouts. Hunter Kreglow led the offense with thr...read more
A teen driver was cited following a two-vehicle injury accident on County Road 10 near Tree Links Saturday morning around 11:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Zachary Yoesting, 16, o...read more
Riverside defeated Graham 6-4 in the opening round of the Acme sectional tournament at Blue Jacket Park Wednesday night. Trey Lane was the winning pitcher. He gave up one run and struck out four in ...read more
Authorities have identified the woman who lost her life in a three-vehicle, multiple-injury crash Friday night in Urbana. Tanya Morgan, 38, of Urbana, was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuri...read more
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
A section of County Road 12 in Rushcreek Township will be closed part of this week. The Logan County Highway Department says crews will be replacing a culvert on CR 12 between CR 26 and CR 20. The wo...read more
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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
Deer hunting is an extremely popular activity for sportsmen and women statewide and Ohio’s white-tailed deer continue to provide hunters across the state with excellent opportunities for success...read more
The Ohio Tribe 10u baseball team finished in first place in the Midwest Ohio Baseball League with a record of 20-1.   The team received their medals Monday night at the Dayton Dragons baseball g...read more
Indian Lake School administrators are taking a look at the results of a recent parent survey that more than 220 parents responded to. The survey asked for opinions about the district's facilities, st...read more
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
The Village of Russells Point is looking to fill two vacancies on its Board of Public Affairs before the new year. The terms begin on January 1st, 2016, and will run through December 31st, 2019. Tho...read more
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
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
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
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
Huntsville #1 Fast Track Signs defeated Ridgemont #1 9-5 Tuesday night to advance to the county championship game in Farm League action. Camdon Tuttle and Dawson Finfrock combined to strike out 11 ba...read more
A local driver suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident near Bellefontaine Wednesday afternoon around 4:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Bryant Cavins, 25, of 700 Township ...read more
Aubrey Grider, daughter of Jim and Julie Grider of Huntsville, has been selected to represent Indian Lake High School at this year’s Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Conference held on the Urbana U...read more
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
A city woman was arrested on felony drug warrants Wednesday afternoon around 1:30. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force arrested Wendy Wendel, 37, of 117 East Williams Avenue, at her residence. Th...read more
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
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 man was arrested on a felony drug charge following a traffic stop in the 200 block of Walker Street Tuesday afternoon around 3:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped a pickup truck be...read more
Huntsville #2 Indian Meadows Chiropractic Center claimed 3rd place in the Logan County T-Ball Tournament over the weekend. Huntsville reached the semifinals of the tournament by defeating Ridgemont #...read more
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The holiday season is here and State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers wants to remind us of some safety tips that can help during this time of the year. Many of us will be cooking for family and guests, and...read more
Two students from Razz-M-Tazz Studios were recognized at the Fred J. Miller Camp at Wright State University recently. Kierstin Diener and Katie Hartsel were awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award ...read more
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
West Liberty 1, Brecount Law Office, won the 2015 Logan County T-Ball Championship 17-16 in Lewistown on Saturday against Washington 2. West Liberty 1 defeated Ridgemont 2, West Liberty 4, Quincy, Hu...read more
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On Thanksgiving Day, the First United Methodist Church in Bellefontaine (at the corner of Main and Sandusky) will be hosting its 13th annual Thanksgiving Love Dinner. It's free and you’re welcom...read more
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
The Champaign County Board of Elections reports no changes following a mandatory recount in the St. Paris council race. The recount was done Tuesday. Tyler Adkins finished with 346 votes. Niven Jes...read more
In anticipation of increased traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday, the State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers that properly wearing a safety belt is the single most effective thing you can do to...read more
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
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Bellefontaine City Council heard good news Tuesday night regarding the cost of health care provided to its employees. The city is expecting to pay between 5 and 13 percent less for its insurance than ...read more
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
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
Sarah Carpenter from Quincy recently signed her letter of intent to continue her bowling career at Wright State University. Carpenter was the CBC Girls Bowler of the Year in 2015. Carpenter was a fo...read more
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
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West Liberty Village Council reviewed an ordinance for first reading from the Board of Public Affairs Monday evening. The ordinance proposes a three-percent raise to the water and sewer bill. The inc...read more
In Acme baseball, Bellefontaine Easton Water Solutions 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 teen driver was killed in a rollover crash north of Marysville Sunday night around 6:40. The Union County Sheriff's Office reports that Jazlyn Barnes, 18, of Marysville, was driving a 1995 Toyota A...read more
A city man was arrested on a felony charge after he assaulted his nephew Monday afternoon. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Bruce Mathews, 49, of 1082 Heritage Court, assaulted Kristo...read more
The Federation of Petanque USA Mid America Inter-Regional Juniors Select Doubles Petanque Tournament was hosted by Zanesfield Petanque Club at Hall-Fawcett Park Saturday. 12 teams part...read more
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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
Two people were arrested following a large fight near Indian Lake Friday night around eight o'clock. The Washington Township Police Department responded to 8890 Township Road 239, Lot 32, Lakeview. ...read more
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
Name: Kurt Crockett Parents: Darrell and Kris Crockett Address: Lewistown School activities and awards: Football, Football Booster Award, Wrestling, Track, National Honor Society, Key Club, and Hon...read more
The Triad softball team fell just short of winning a state title Saturday night. The Cardinals lost to Shadyside 1-0 in eight innings in the Division IV final at Akron Firestone Stadium. The champio...read more
A suspicious structure fire destroyed an abandoned factory in Urbana Sunday morning around 12:05. The Urbana Fire Department along with mutual aid from St. Paris responded to the former Johnson Welde...read more
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
Waynesfield Raceway Park hosted five feature races Saturday night. Here are the results: Block Insurance Tough Trucks (28 laps) 1. Chris Hicks 2. Mike Hicks 3. Mike Sawmiller 4. Gabe Twining 5....read more
The 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
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
Quest Community Church has launched a second campus - this time near Indian Lake. Services for the church are held at the Indian Lake Middle School on Sundays at 5 p.m. “We’re hosting gr...read more
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
Ohio landowners could avoid soaring property tax increases thanks to efforts by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). This week both the House and Senate introduced bills that encompass Ohio Farm Bu...read more
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
A city woman was sentenced in Bellefontaine Municipal Court Friday for an accidental shooting that injured a man working in her neighborhood four months ago. Joanne Ritter, 78, of 1327 Omaha Road, pl...read more
Sue Hunkler, 67, of DeGraff, was killed in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of State Routes 235 and 274 Friday afternoon around 4:40. The Washington Township Police Department reports that H...read more
The Easton Water Bellefontaine ACME baseball team defeated Cedarville 9-3 Tuesday at Blue Jacket Park. Cedarville 100 000 2    3 7 8 Easton       300 150...read more
Officials in the Village of DeGraff and the Friends of DeGraff, a community based non-profit organization, will be conducting several public ribbon-cutting ceremonies on Saturday, November 21st for th...read more
The first-ever United Way of Logan County Radiothon was a huge success. United Way Executive Director Dave Bezusko joined Campaign Co-Chairs Chad and Nita Wilkinson on "Wilkinson in the Morning" Frid...read more
A passenger was arrested on a drug charge following a traffic stop on the city's west side Thursday morning around 11:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped a 2005 Honda Element in the 700 b...read more
In 10u softball, Lakeview #1 Brentlinger Auto Care blanked Huntsville #1 13-0. Ava Huffman and Haylee Edwards combined for a no-hitter. Madison Brentlinger had two hits with a triple and four RBIs. ...read more
Name: Heather Johnson Parents: Doug and Charity Johnson Address: Bellefontaine School activities and awards: National Honor Society, Spanish Club, various bands, solo & ensemble, Bowling, Most ...read more
A drunk mother was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic disturbance at 6249 Township Road 95, Huntsville, Friday morning around 1:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jill ...read more
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The Bellefontaine High School Les Fons Show Choir will present their Cabaret Show entitled, “People Like Us” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the high school auditorium. Doors open at ...read more
The Triad softball team is moving on to state semifinals following a win over Newton Local for the regional title on Saturday. The 10-8 victory at Tippecanoe Middle School for the Division IV title f...read more
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
While the season isn’t over for some, Indian Lake High School celebrated its spring athletes during the Spring Sports Awards last week. All spring sports coaches and the Indian Lake Athletic Bo...read more
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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
West Liberty #2 Mad River Knife & Supply scored a 6-2 win over West Liberty #1 LeVan's Body Shop on Saturday in Little League action. Landon Stewart and Will Motzko teamed up for a no-hitter. Ste...read more
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 teen who ran away from school Wednesday afternoon was found in Bellefontaine Thursday morning around 8:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Seth Folk, 17, of 10887 Walnut Street, Lake...read more
Riverside senior Tanner Lane skipped graduation, then soared to a regional title in high jump Friday night at Troy. Lane cleared 6’4” to win the Division III regional. He placed 3rd in th...read more
A city teen contacted authorities after his parents overdosed at their west side residence Wednesday night around 7:50. The Bellefontaine Police Department responded to 725 Euclid Street, Apt. B. Al...read more
A driver suffered life-threatening injuries in a three-vehicle crash on the Route 33 westbound exit ramp to Route 68 Wednesday afternoon around 2:50. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol r...read more
The Easton Water Bellefontaine Acme baseball team opened the season Thursday by shutting out Greenville 11-0 in 5 innings, pounding out 10 hits. Connor Burton and Tyler Jones each had 3 hits and 3 RB...read more
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The Logan County Family & Children First Council has been working to keep children warm in the community over the winter months. The council has a committee called Project Child that hosts the To...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team is sitting in 8th place after day one of the DIII Southwest Regional meet at Troy Wednesday. In the shot put finals, WL-S seniors Maddie Gantz placed...read more
Benjamin Logan High School recently announced its first grading period’s merit and honor roll recipients. Merit Roll (4.0 GPA): 12th Grade Kyra Batton Katelyn Campbell Morgan Fissel Colin ...read more
Four girls from the West Liberty-Salem Jr. High track team competed in the state meet on Sunday. (Pictured, left to right: Julia Ames, Hailey Duncan, Alex Burton, and Camrin Rice) The 4x100 team of...read more
A mother was arrested on a drug charge following a traffic stop in the 300 block of North Main Street Monday night around 6:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped Que'shawna Wilson, 22, of 2...read more
Several members of the Indian Lake track teams performed well at the Division II district meet at Graham Saturday and qualified for the regional meet. The girls 4x100 relay team of Krissa Bailey, Ema...read more
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash on State Route 117 near Rude Street in Huntsville Tuesday night around 11:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Michael Bradley, 46...read more
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The Riverside Board of Education met Tuesday evening and approved the retirement for 4th grade teacher John Williams. Superintendent Scott Mann explained that Williams had over 30 years in education ...read more
Indian Lake Baseball’s utility man Josh Smith will continue his sports career at Georgetown College in Kentucky. Smith signed on to the program during a ceremony Wednesday in the Indian Lake Hig...read more
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
The Ridgemont girls’ track and field team will be represented by two individuals at regional competition. Sidney Richardson and Meadow Cromer qualified for DIII regionals Saturday at Liberty Be...read more
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
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
A medical condition caused a driver to crash into a cemetery on State Route 47 near Township Road 33 (west of Bellefontaine) Tuesday morning around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office repo...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team captured runner up honors at the West Milton DIII Southwest District Championships. The top four finishers qualified for the DIII Regional Meet to be ...read more
The surging West Liberty-Salem softball team had their tournament run come to an end Saturday afternoon on WBLL. The Tigers, winners of five straight, fell to Middletown Madison 15-7 in a Division II...read more
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
A local man who was indicted on a felony drug charge last week was arrested following a traffic stop on Route 33 near Township Road 95 (east of Russells Point) Monday night around 9:20. The Logan Cou...read more
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
Five people were killed in fires in October, bringing the yearly total to 102. This represents an 11% increase in fire fatalities from this time last year. Due to this increase, State Fire Marshal Lar...read more
The 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 Lakeview man was arrested on multiple charges following a neighborhood dispute Friday afternoon around 3:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jason Martin, 44, of 11743 Williams Drive...read more
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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
Indian Lake has released their honor roll for the first quarter. High School: Seniors 4.0- Joseph (Joey) Davidson, Connor Davis, Renae Deardurff, Kimberly Garrison, Justin Kindle, Tori Lones, Willia...read more
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
The West Liberty Force 10U softball team won the Troy 2015 Swing into Spring Tournament Sunday. The Force defeated Miami Valley Xpress 12-9 in the championship game. The score was tied at 6 when Rhe...read more
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
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
A teen passenger suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident northwest of Bellefontaine on Township Road 218 near County Road 130 Friday night around 9:50. The Marysville Post of the State Hi...read more
Three local track teams won CBC titles at the league meet Friday night at Graham High School. The Bellefontaine boys team edged Tecumseh to capture the Kenton Trail division and overall crown. The C...read more
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An event was held at the Caring Kitchen in Urbana on Friday afternoon to bring attention to the severe problem of homelessness in our world and Champaign County. Proclamations were shared by Urbana M...read more
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
An unresponsive boy died at his house in Quincy Friday morning around 5:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dana Robinson, 9, of 106 New Street, passed away. Deputies and Quincy EMS r...read more
In today's world of email, smartphones, Facebook and everything else that is now it's easy to just drop someone a quick text or message, but it just doesn't haven't the same personal feeling as a hand...read more
The West Liberty-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
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 Bellefontaine Middle School girls track team won the CBC league meet at Graham Wednesday night with 130 points. The team placed in the top two in every running event and two field events. Caitly...read more
A city man has been arrested for using a disabled teen’s credit card at three downtown stores earlier this week. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Kris Mathews, 36, of 224 West B...read more
A drunk driver has been indicted for killing a motorcyclist near East Liberty last month. The Logan County Grand Jury indicted Edward Marland, 50, of 10016 Township Road 29, East Liberty, on one coun...read more
Competing in the first day of the CBC Conference track & field meet, the Benjamin Logan girls team scored 15 points and are currently in 3rd place overall in the meet and in 1st place in the Mad R...read more
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
The Indian Lake Middle School boys and girls track teams ran at the Urbana Invitational on Saturday. The boys team placed 13th out of 16 teams and the girls team placed 15th out of 18 teams. Placing...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
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The Bellefontaine Police Department conducted its 4th annual awards banquet at the Bellefontaine First Church of God Thursday evening. Current and former members of the department along with their fa...read more
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The Indian Lake varsity baseball team hosted Graham in Division II sectional tournament action Tuesday. The Lakers shut out the Falcons 3-0. Indian Lake got out to an early start scoring in the bott...read more
A medical condition caused a local driver to crash on Route 33 near County Road 10 Tuesday afternoon around 2:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that David Gettys, 71, of 10357 Seminole Sh...read more
The High Point Stars u13 boys soccer team finished 3-1, good enough for second place, in the Sidney MayFest Classic over the weekend. On Saturday, the Stars defeated the Ohio Extreme SC North 1-0 and...read more
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The Logan County Republican Party conducted its annual Fall Rally at the Bellefontaine Regional Airport Wednesday night. Roughly 150 people gathered to hear Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor speak...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Junior High girls’ track team finished 2nd at the Anna Relays Saturday. Team scores: Minster - 98 West Liberty-Salem - 71 Anna - 67 Russia - 41 Ft. Loramie - 41 Fr...read more
Indian Lake High School students were learning about taking risks and being realistic. About 20 students participated in the Leaders In Action Workshop on Monday at the First Church of God in Bellefo...read more
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
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
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
A local man’s semi was damaged in a hit-skip crash on Township Road 179 near Township Road 185 Tuesday morning around two o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports the suspect was east...read more
The Bellefontaine boys and West Liberty-Salem girls won at the Tiger Reliant Invitational Friday.  The Chiefs and Lady Tigers continue their outstanding years. The MVP in boys was Tigers senior...read more
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
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The Logan County National Honor Society (NHS) inducted 78 new members during a ceremony at Riverside High School Tuesday evening. The juniors and seniors from Benjamin Logan, Indian Lake, and Riversi...read more
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Bellefontaine City Council’s first meeting in November was highlighted by two presentations that could provide economic development to the city. Council heard a proposal from Nate Green of the ...read more
The Benjamin Logan Jr. High girls track team won a quad meet at Urbana Wednesday night scoring 112 points. Tecumseh was second with 49 points, Urbana tallied 47 points, and Mad River had 20 points. P...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
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
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
A county man who was caught with a 15-year-old girl inside his vehicle at Finfrock Park, 505 Carlisle Street, Quincy, last week has been arrested on a felony sex charge. The Logan County Sheriff's Of...read more
Several members of the West Liberty-Salem boys track team competed in a five-team meet at Graham Tuesday night. Ross Kelley and Dylan Leopard led the way for WL-S. Kelley won the 3200M run (10:45.02)...read more
A local driver was rear-ended when she stopped for a deer in the roadway near Bellefontaine Monday morning around 5:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kaitlyn Knisley, 23, of 541 Hami...read more
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
A teen driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash on Route 33 at County Road 57 Monday morning around 9:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Larry Neff, 77, of 4001 County Road 55, ...read more
Shady Bowl Raceway in DeGraff held its season opener Saturday. Results: Bill Lewis Memorial (Modifieds) 40 lap Feature: 1. Chris Parker 2. Brad Yelton 3. Ross Klingelhofer 4. Mike Carroll 5. Br...read more
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle accident downtown Monday afternoon around 3:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Bailey Beach, 24, of 4413 County Road 48, Rushsylvani...read more
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
An area man has been sent to prison on three felony sex charges. Melvin Catterson, 30, of Jackson Center, was sentenced Monday afternoon to 4 ½ years in prison and five years mandatory post re...read more
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
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The West Liberty Village Council meeting was held Monday evening in the newly renovated town hall and council chambers.  Mayor Greg Hostetler said the town hall had been “rejuvenated&rdquo...read more
The Riverside varsity baseball team swept Lima Perry Saturday. The Pirates won the first game 3-2 in ten innings. Hunter Kreglow hit a double. Connor Cotterman and Dakota Bollinger each had a hit an...read more
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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
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
A drunk Lakeview man was arrested after he assaulted a 9-year-old neighbor boy Saturday morning around 12:30. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Raymond Triplett, 24, of 270 Grove A...read more
(Pictured above, members of the record-setting 4x400 Lady Tigers relay team: Janie Kopus, Morgan Freyhof, Reghan Bieleski, and Taylor Lauck).  The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team h...read more
A drunk driver was arrested following a crash on State Route 235 near Lakeview Saturday morning around 1:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that William Rains, 35, of 502 Jackson Street, J...read more
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
A local man was arrested on a felony drug charge at Madriver Marathon, 200 East Sandusky Avenue, Thursday night around 8:15. The Bellefontaine Police Department responded to a complaint of an intoxic...read more
A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on Route 33 at Township Road 239 Friday afternoon around 3:30. The Washington Township Police Department reports that Ashtan Nicole Allen, 19, of...read more
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
The Bellefontaine High School Marching Band earned an Excellent rating at the State Marching Band Finals Sunday afternoon at the University of Dayton Welcome Stadium. Bands qualify to state contest b...read more
Indian Lake Elementary School recently awarded Laker Zone shirts to students who were “in the zone” during the first nine weeks of school.  (Pictured left, Co-Principal Molly Hall pr...read more
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize Doug Zimmerman and Zimmerman Realty, Ltd as the November Business of the Month. Zimmerman Realty, Ltd was originally established by Doug&r...read more
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
Firefighters were able to contain an arson fire near downtown Saturday morning around 4:30. The Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to 227 North Detroit Street. Curtis Kelly lives there but wasn...read more
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Bellefontaine basketball standout Tristin Tillman has made his college choice. Tillman, a three-year starter and captain, signed with Marietta College Wednesday afternoon. Pictured, left to right: N...read more
Seven Benjamin Logan FFA members received their American Degree at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky last week. Ashley Wilson, Troy Selhorst, Jessica Skidmore, Preston Miller, David...read more
Trooper Jacob Morrison has been named the Trooper of the Year at the Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol for the second consecutive year. Fellow troopers selected Morrison based on his knowle...read more
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 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 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
A county man and a 15-year-old girl were arrested on multiple charges after they were found in a vehicle at Finfrock Park, 505 Carlisle Street, Quincy, Thursday morning around 2:45. The Logan County ...read more
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
Alexa Haushalter, a 2013 graduate of Bellefontaine High School, has been invited to the prestigious Cap and Gown Honor Society of Stanford University. Membership in Cap and Gown is based on high stand...read more
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
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The Logan County Township Association conducted its annual banquet at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Thursday evening. Numerous county officials addressed the township leaders. Logan County Sheriff...read more
The Dance Fuzion Studio team from Bellefontaine and Kenton competed at the PrimeTime Dance Competition at Hilliard Davidson High School over the weekend. Solo Awards: Lili Mackesy - Hip Hop Solo - G...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
Current and former wrestlers participated in the Wrestle against Autism Tournament at Olentangy Orange High School on Sunday. Bellefontaine 5th-grader Tucker Newland won the title at 100 lbs. Benjam...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
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
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
The West Liberty-Salem boys track team competed at the Bulldog Track Classic at Milton-Union on Saturday.  WL-S finished in a tie for 3rd in the team standings with Tecumseh with 69 points. Mins...read more
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
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
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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
An Ohio Hi-Point Career Center student was arrested for bringing moonshine to the school Tuesday afternoon. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Trenton Glaze, 17, of 6930 Township Road 9...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 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
A game suspended on April 6th resumed action Wednesday. The Benjamin Logan varsity baseball team got 2 runs in the top of the 9th inning and held off Indian Lake 7-5. Austin Cline pitched the final ...read more
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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
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
A local driver was killed in a one-vehicle crash near North Lewisburg Monday morning around seven o'clock. The Champaign County Sheriff's Office reports that Trevor Conley, 31, of North Lewisburg, wa...read more
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 city's newest police officer was sworn in Tuesday afternoon. Former auxiliary officer Tyler Simpson is now a full-time officer. His position fills the vacancy left when Jason Lapp was promoted t...read more
A suspicious fire at a vacant house was quickly extinguished by a neighbor Monday night around 11:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department and Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to 1225 Carlisle ...read more
The Riverside varsity track teams competed in a five-team meet at Ridgemont Monday night. The boys placed 3rd overall. Levi Stapleton placed 2nd in the 100 meter dash and 4th in the shot put. Derek...read more
Indian Lake gained a 1-0 shutout victory over Greenon Monday.  Pitcher Nate Kaffenbarger went the distance, pitching a 2-hitter with 9 strikouts in the victory for the Lakers. Dylan Albright le...read more
The Dance Fuzion Studio Team from Bellefontaine and Kenton competed at Showstopper Dance Competition at the Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus over the weekend. Top performers included: Jasmine Gordo...read more
Numerous candidates and issues are on the ballot today. Bellefontaine has numerous contested races: The Bellefontaine Mayoral race has Democrat Ben Stahler seeking election over Republican challenge...read more
The Riverside Jr. High boys track team competed at the Commodore Classic Invitational at Lima Perry on Saturday. The Pirates finished 6th out of 12 teams. Here are the highlights: Ollie Jacobs - 2n...read more
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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
A drunk city man was arrested at gunpoint following a disturbance near Brown Park Sunday night around 9:05. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Brandon Hodge, 24, of 829 Rush Avenue, thr...read more
Several area baseball and softball teams were busy on Saturday. Baseball The Micah Gregg Memorial Baseball Tournament took place at Benjamin Logan High School. Benjamin Logan, Cedarville, and Rivers...read more
In high school baseball action Friday it was Botkins over Riverside 8-5 in 8 innings. Landon Kelsey led the Pirates hitting attack going 3-5.  Kelsey also stole home in the 7th inning to tie the...read more
Two drunk drivers were arrested following unrelated traffic stops near Bellefontaine early Saturday morning. The Logan County Sheriff's Office stopped Shelby Kuhlenbeck, 26, of 516 West Patterson Ave...read more
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
A drunk man was arrested in the Honda Transmission Manufacturing parking lot, 6964 State Route 235, Russells Point, Friday night around 9:15. Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to...read more
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 Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame will induct the Class of 2015 in a ceremony at 11 a.m. November 5 at the Lincoln Theater in Columbus. The Ohio veterans’ community and the public are cordially inv...read more
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
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 Riverside Jr. High track team competed at Botkins Tuesday. Several athletes performed well, including: Ollie Jacobs   1st 100 Dash, 1st 400 Run, 1st Long Jump Darrick Cotterman  ...read more
An unauthorized use of vehicle incident in the city late Friday night resulted in an OVI arrest. The Bellefontaine Police Department says a report came in at 10:36 p.m. that a vehicle was taken witho...read more
Over the next few months, drivers will notice a change in traffic signals at railroad crossings that do not have flashing lights or gates. The Ohio Department of Transportation, in conjunction with t...read more
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
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
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
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
The Logan County Sheriff's Office and Indian Lake EMS responded to an unresponsive female at 205 North Oak Street in Lakeview Thursday morning around 9:25. Paramedics revived Sierra Kirk, 23, at her ...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
A local driver swerved to miss a deer and crashed near Huntsville on Township Road 100 Wednesday night around 9:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kevin Harford, 51, of 240 West Lake ...read more
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 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
A structure fire damaged a city home in the Lake Addition Thursday morning around eleven o’clock. The Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to 1184 Erie Street. Police officer Blake Kenner d...read more
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
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
Girls - 1. Bellefontaine 81, 2. Bucyrus 72, 3. Riverdale 67, 4. Upper Sandusky 55, 5. River Valley 38, 6. Kenton 35, 7. Upper Scioto Valley 30, 8. Indian Lake 18 Boys - 1. River Valley 98, 2. Bellefo...read more
A medical condition caused a local driver to crash on State Route 559 near Middleburg Tuesday morning around 9:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Roy O'Connor, 60, of 6715 State Route...read more
Tyler Avila, a senior at Bellefontaine High School, has planned to take his running career to the next level this fall.  Tyler will be attending Bluffton University and running cross country and...read more
Two drivers were injured in a head-on collision on County Road 153 just east of Zanesfield Wednesday afternoon around 12:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Codee Coleman, 29, of 3095 ...read more
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
Nicole Fawcett was recently honored for an outstanding professional volleyball season overseas. (Pictured: Fawcett gives her acceptance speech for the MVP Award and a farewell to the team and league....read more
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The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education approved the district's five-year fiscal forecast Wednesday. Due to the district beginning the school year with a new superintendent (Dr. Rick Smith...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Middle School boys track team hosted a five-team meet Tuesday. Team scores: 1. WL-S 121 2. Triad 85 3. Mechanicsburg 65 4. Calvary Christian 24.5 5. Springfield Catholic 2 WL...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
A drunk driver was arrested following a one-vehicle crash near Belle Center on State Route 273 near County Road 97 Tuesday night around 7:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Wrote...read more
A West Liberty-Salem alum set a new record for Wilmington College at the All-Ohio Invitational at Mount Union College over the weekend. Senior Sarah Murphy set the Heptathalon record for the Quakers....read more
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Fire Chief Andy Fissel told Bellefontaine City Council Tuesday night the department’s 20 year-old ladder truck is in need of about $35,000 in repairs. Two items need to be addressed. The radiat...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
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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 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
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
The former Bellefontaine JV softball coach was sentenced on a felony sex charge before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Monday afternoon. Addie Rife, 27, of 221 Caddie Drive, Marys...read more
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
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West Liberty Village Council is still reviewing its options for trash collection due to issues with the village's trash truck. Council opened a bid Monday evening from Republic Services. The company ...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
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
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High school baseball and softball seasons began regular season play Monday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys hosted West Liberty-Salem on 1390 WBLL. The Chiefs edged the Tigers 4-3 in 10 innings. Lan...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
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
The Bellefontaine Board of Education went into executive session after a brief meeting Monday night. The discussion centered on replacing board member Josh Stolly. Stolly is running unopposed for the...read more
The OHSAA basketball state finals took place Saturday at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus. The Division IV state final was played at 10:30 a.m. with Harvest Prep falling to unbeaten Tri-Village 4...read more
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash near Raymond on State Route 739 just north of Johnson Road Monday afternoon around 3:05. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patro...read more
Bellefontaine High School hosted its annual Winter Sports Banquet earlier this week. Here is a list of award recipients in each sport. Boys Bowling High Average: Joey Jacobs 204 High Series: Antho...read more
Two city residents were injured in a rollover crash near Huntsville on County Road 57 east of Township Road 56 Saturday afternoon around 3:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Thomas Vo...read more
A drunk driver was arrested after he struck a parked car at Winner's Lakeside Market, 13840 State Route 235 North, Lakeview, Friday afternoon around 12:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports t...read more
The Bellefontaine High School Marching Band has qualified for the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) state competition. The Pride of the Tribe earned Superior ratings at two district competition...read more
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
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 following is a message from the Logan County Health District: Flu and cold season is upon us! Frequent hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading illness. As you tou...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys' basketball team returned to the regional semifinal for the first time in 15 years on 1390 WBLL Thursday night. The Chiefs lost to Franklin 87-54 at UD Arena. The Wild...read more
Benjamin Logan High School has recently named their Seniors of the Month for October. More about them below:   Name: Spencer Bycynski   Parents: Jim and Kim Bycynski Address: West Ma...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
Quincy residents spent time at Fall Fest Saturday afternoon. The event sponsored by the Temple of Quincy featured games, face painting, and a Trunk-or-Treat for the kids. The highlight of the event ...read more
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are urging Ohioans to be aware of the state’s outdoor burning regulations and to take necessary precauti...read more
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
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of County Road 18 and Township Road 200 Friday afternoon around 4:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Laverne...read more
The City of Bellefontaine has announced the 2015 leaf pick up schedule, with the first round as follows: October 26th, 27th, and 28th – North of Columbus Avenue and east of Main Street October...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
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
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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
A teen driver and her infant child suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash on State Route 235 just north of State Route 47 Thursday afternoon around 2:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office report...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) questioned former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday about circumstances surrounding the terrorist attack on September 11, 2012 when four Americans were killed...read more
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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
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The Ridgemont Board of Education accepted a major resignation for the district Thursday evening. Transportation Supervisor Connie Reel will be retiring at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. Reel a...read more
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office handled a couple of theft-related incidents Wednesday. Deputies responded to a theft complaint at 11539 Chickasaw Path, Apt. 9, Lakeview, around 9:20 a.m. Bra...read more
Alumni of the legendary Graham Falcon wrestling team represented the program well in the finals of the Big 10 championships that concluded Sunday at St. John Arena on The Ohio State University campus ...read more
A structure fire damaged a two-story home and displaced three city residents Wednesday afternoon around 5:30. The Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to Daniel Easton's 512 North Detroit Street r...read more
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The Logan County Mayors' Association met in West Mansfield Wednesday evening. The mayors went around the table discussing the different issues affecting their communities. The topics ranged from levy...read more
Indian Lake National Honor Society members tapped 28 new inductees during a ceremony at the high school Tuesday. Current members explained the qualities of Scholarship, Character, Leadership, and Ser...read more
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
The Logan County Sheriff's Office has released more details on the car/pedestrian crash south of Zanesfield Tuesday morning around 7:20. Deputies report that John Barger Jr., 50, of 224 Ellis Street,...read more
In a Division IV sectional final at Piqua Friday night, top-seeded Russia defeated Triad 69-54. The Cardinals end a fine season at 20-5.  The Cardinals hung tough against Russia, trailing 45-35...read more
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DeGraff Village Council took some time Tuesday to discuss a series scheduled public meetings. The village conducted a public meeting with the Community Development Consultants of Ohio Monday. The pur...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
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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
A few boys basketball teams played sectional semifinal games Wednesday night. Division II at Springfield High School: Springfield Shawnee defeated Tipp City 64-49. The Red Devils finished 3-20 this...read more
Indian Lake recently named its October Seniors of the Month. Justin Kindle Parents: Clayton and Jayme Kindle Address: DeGraff School Activities and awards: Marching Band, Pep Band, Symphonic Band,...read more
The Calvary Christian Jr. High boys’ basketball team won the school’s first ICSO Athletic Conference tournament in Wapakoneta Saturday. Calvary was a 3rd seed going into the tournament an...read more
The boil advisory issued for several south side residents in Bellefontaine has been lifted. The boil alert was declared Sunday following a 12-inch water main break in the 500 block of South Main Stre...read more
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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
A man has been arrested for raping a female in rural Union County last week. The Union County Sheriff’s Office reports that John Schloss Jr., 24, of 4616 Ralston Street, Columbus, raped a femal...read more
The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has been informed by a couple of local health districts that some of their food service operations (FSO) have received an e-mail claiming to be from ODH and even co...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
A rural Bellefontaine man was arrested following a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend at their residence Monday night around 6:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Michael Lon...read more
A pedestrian was struck on County Road 5 south of Zanesfield Tuesday morning around 7:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Barger Jr., 50, of 224 Ellis Street, DeGraff, was southbo...read more
Two defendants appeared before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Shane Slagle, 34, of Lakeview, was sentenced to five years community control, the probation ...read more
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The Benjamin Logan Board of Education voted to add a new building to the district's campus Monday. The board approved a new multipurpose athletic building that will sit next to the current athletic f...read more
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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
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
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Indian Lake board of education members heard at their monthly meeting Monday night that based on the five-year forecast, the district should expect a budget shortfall between 2017 and 2020. In 2017, ...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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A city man who was charged with killing his five-year-old son in May was sentenced Monday afternoon by Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor. Anthony Barton, 25, of 441 Plumvalley...read more
Skyler Tavenner of Indian Lake reaches the podium as he finished 7th in the 50 free event in 21.83 at the state meet in Canton(see picture below). Tavenner was 9th in the 100 back with a time of 53.4...read more
A new family medical practice will open in downtown early next year. COMSTOR owner Jason Duff is pleased to announce a partnership with Dr. Ryan Kauffman and his new family medicine practice, Hickory...read more
A local driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 347 in front of the East Liberty Honda Plant Monday morning around 6:45. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that ...read more
Benjamin Logan bowling standout Logan Wenger has qualified for next week's state tournament. Wenger rolled games of 202, 223, and 202 for a 627 series at the district tournament in Beavercreek Thursd...read more
The Anna Rockets used defense to knock out the West Liberty-Salem Tigers in the Division III Sectional Final from Tipp City Thursday night on WPKO.   Anna held the Tigers to just 7 points in eve...read more
A local driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash in DeGraff at the intersection of State Route 508 and County Road 63 Saturday night around 7:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dwigh...read more
A fire damaged a downtown church Sunday morning. The Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to First Christian Church, 215 East Sandusky Avenue, just after 8 a.m. Assistant Chief Dwayne Dow said th...read more
A water main break on South Main Street near Arnold Avenue is affecting city businesses and residents. A passerby reported the break Sunday morning around 2:30. The Bellefontaine Water Department is...read more
A local motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash near East Liberty at the intersection of State Route 292 and County Road 12 Sunday morning around 12:20. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Pa...read more
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
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
The Indian Lake boys bowling team advanced to districts on Tuesday.  The Lakers were led by Dalton Peters with a 586 series, Christopher Roesner had a 574 series, and Michael Stevens a 564. Ind...read more
Benjamin Logan FFA was well represented as 65 students attended the Farm Science Review near London on Tuesday September 22nd. All ten of the officers had the opportunity to work at the John Deere bo...read more
In high school girls basketball Division III tournament action Tuesday it was West Liberty-Salem winning over Preble Shawnee 57-35 in a game heard on 98.3 WPKO.  Jamie Peterson scored 21 points ...read more
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
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
A city man was arrested on a felony drug warrant outside his house Thursday afternoon around 1:40. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force reports that George Prater, 40, and Amber Mathews, 29, both o...read more
Three local swimmers have qualified for the state meet. The district meet was held at Miami University on Friday. Indian Lake sophomore Skyler Tavenner advanced in two events. He swam personal best...read more
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 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
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
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
A teen driver was cited after she struck a utility pole near the intersection of State Route 47 and State Route 235 Thursday night around 6:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Amber Mo...read more
Local swimmer Skyler Tavenner competed in the district swim meet at Miami University on Friday. He swam his personal best times placing 5th in the 50 freestyle in 21.86 and 4th in the 100 backstroke ...read more
The United Way of Logan County campaign reached its midpoint this week. (Pictured, left to right: Campaign Cabinet members Kim Collum, Colton Lowry, Kyle Springs, Josh Stolly, and Campaign Co-Chairs ...read more
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The game heard on WBLL saw Tecumseh get by Bellefontaine 64-59. (pictured left, Bellefontaine Chieftains senior players and cheerleaders were honored at Friday's game.) Tecumseh led 19-10 after 1 qu...read more
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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
A local driver was cited following a crash on Route 68 near Township Road 30 Thursday morning around 6:20. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Joseph Giron, 31, of 9527 Count...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
A local teen was arrested following a domestic dispute with his stepfather at their Valley Hi residence Wednesday night around eight o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Carey and ...read more
Bellefontaine native and Long Beach State hoops legend Ed Ratleff will be inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame as part of its 2015 class. Ratleff, a two-time first-team All-American at L...read more
A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash near Quincy Wednesday morning around 7:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Nigel Lutz, 16, of 12975 Township Road 3, Quincy, was d...read more
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
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 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
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
Urbana High School has a new football coach. During their regular school board meeting Tuesday night, Army veteran Jonathan Daniels was hired as a social studies teacher and head football coach. A 2...read more
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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
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
A city man who was charged with killing his five-year-old son in May entered a plea before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Wednesday morning. Anthony Barton, 25, of 441 Plum...read more
The CBC bowling tournament held Friday at Northridge Lanes. In the girls Mad River Division Sarah Carpenter rolled a 705 series and gained the “Bowler of the Year” award, winning by just ...read more
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
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
A local driver was cited following a crash on State Route 273 west of County Road 97 Tuesday morning around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Stephanie Inskeep, 29, of 124 C...read more
The Triad varsity girls basketball team fell to Cedarville 54-44 on Saturday. Triad’s Nicole Simonelli had 19 points. Jenna Ober trailed with 10. Triad is now 8-13 on the season and 3-11 in OH...read more
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
2013 Bellefontaine High School graduate Rebecca Carman competed on Saturday in the All Ohio Indoor Track & Field Championship for Ohio Northern University. She placed 2nd in Long Jump with a pers...read more
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State Representative Nino Vitale spoke before the Top of Ohio Patriots Tuesday evening. Vitale discussed his legislative priorities, what it is like to be in government, what options citizens have, h...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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At Tuesday night’s first meeting in October, Bellefontaine City Council adopted a resolution allowing the city to apply for an Ohio Public Works Commission grant. The grant, worth $790,000, is ...read more
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
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Green Hills Foundation Hall was filled with Logan County business leaders and elected officials Tuesday morning for the annual Legislative Breakfast from the Logan County Chamber of Commerce. The aud...read more
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
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Bellefontaine Assistant Superintendent Christine Galvin had the unenviable task of trying to update the board of education Monday night on the changes with Ohio testing requirements for students in th...read more
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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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
An off-duty Indian Lake bus driver died when she crashed her car into a field on Route 68 near Mad River Farm Market Friday night around 7:30. Eyewitnesses report that Yvonne Burk, 50, of Rushsylvani...read more
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
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
A local driver was injured in a two-vehicle accident north of Lakeview on State Route 235 east of State Route 366 Saturday afternoon around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ashley...read more
"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
A drunk driver was arrested following a crash on Route 33 west of Lakeview Sunday morning around 1:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Sasha Knight, 43, of Lima, was driving a 2000 Pon...read more
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
A local community member has been selected to serve in the Peace Corps. Alayna Coughlin of Bellefontaine recently left for Timor-Leste for work in the Peace Corps as a community services volunteer. T...read more
A local driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of State Route 708 and State Route 235 Friday at noon. The Washington Township Police Department reports that Judy Harshfield, 65...read more
A former Bellefontaine track standout is shining in college. Ohio Northern University sophomore Rebecca Carman placed in three events Saturday at the Joe Banks Invitational hosted by the Polar Bears....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
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
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
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
Twenty-six Bellefontaine High School students competed in the Ohio DECA District 3 Fall Leadership Conference at Ohio Northern University earlier this week. The students were up against 11 other scho...read more
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 female driver who crashed into a field on Route 68 near Mad River Farm Market was pronounced dead at the scene Friday night around 7:30. Authorities believe a pre-existing medical condition caused ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Urbana 56-36 Wednesday night. The win clinched the outright CBC Mad River Division title. Nikki Current had 15 points, 4 assists, a...read more
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Consolidated Care announced today they have been awarded the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant for $416,675.81 through the Ohio Attorney General’s Office as part of the new Expanding Services an...read more
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
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West Liberty-Salem varsity boys soccer goalie Sam Warye signed his letter of intent Wednesday. Warye will be playing for the University of Findlay. Sam plans to major in large animal veterinary scie...read more
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
A local driver was cited following a T-Bone crash on Route 33 near Township Road 89 (west of Lakeview) Wednesday afternoon around 12:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Elaine Schick, ...read more
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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
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The Hi Point Women's Center conducted a fundraising gala at the Bellefontaine 1st Church of God Thursday evening. The event was to celebrate the center for serving the needs of county women over the ...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
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
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
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
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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
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
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The Logan County District Board of Health conducted their October meeting Wednesday afternoon.  The .8 mill levy that the district has on the November 3rd ballot is receiving support from numero...read more
In high school wrestling Indian Lake won their Laker Invitational Saturday. Indian Lake defeated 6 other teams at the Invite (Wooster, Elida, Stebbins, Preble Shawnee, Chaminade Julienne, and Parkway...read more
A local driver was cited after he crashed his girlfriend's car on State Route 235 near County Road 52 Monday afternoon around 12:30. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Nicho...read more
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
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
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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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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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
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
Four defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Jason Clevenger, 34, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 18 mon...read more
Two area drivers suffered serious injuries in a head-on crash on Route 68 near East Kanagy Road (south of West Liberty-Salem) Monday night around 6:50. The Champaign County Sheriff's Office reports t...read more
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
Foggy conditions have caused several schools to delay or cancel classes on Wednesday. Here is our list: Benjamin Logan - Cancelled Indian Lake - Cancelled Riverside - Cancelled Ridgemont - 3 hr. ...read more
Just as it’s time to start turning up the thermostats in our homes, Indian Lake students were practicing how to be safe when it comes to energy and heating. Representatives from the National En...read more
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Ohio Department of Commerce Director Jacqueline Williams today announced the kickoff of the Safe & Sound campaign in an effort to reduce fires and fire deaths in Ohio. So far in 2015, 97 people ha...read more
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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
A drunk driver was arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop in Bellefontaine Monday afternoon around 2:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office stopped Joseph Wade Jr., 35, of Columbus, on ...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
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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
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
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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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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
The Zanesfield Petanque Club had a member travel with the USA Petanque Delegation to Nice, France over the weekend. Bellefontaine High School French teacher Shannon Hodge was the translator and ...read more
A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 68 and State Route 508 Saturday afternoon around 4:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Christina Eva...read more
A structure fire destroyed a rural West Liberty home Sunday afternoon around 2:10. Firefighters from West Liberty and Bellefontaine responded to Brian Clemons' 4070 County Road 29 residence (just eas...read more
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
Firefighters responded to a two-story apartment house fire twice Sunday morning. The Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to 620 West Sandusky Avenue (just east of Tom's Lock and Key) around 3 a.m...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
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
Fire sirens throughout Logan County will be sounding at noon on Sunday, October 4th to honor those firefighters who’ve fallen in the line of duty. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation sa...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
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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
In girls high school basketball Thursday it was West Liberty-Salem winning over Cedarville 68-56.  Jamie Peterson led the Lady Tigers with 25 points. Lauren Godwin added 12 points. West Liberty...read more
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 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
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
A few area girls basketball teams played Wednesday night. Bellefontaine fell to visiting Urbana 61-45. The Hillclimbers raced out to a 20-10 lead after the opening quarter. Urbana led 33-21 at the ...read more
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
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
An alleged Chicago drug dealer now faces more drug charges after a routine traffic stop for an expired registration Thursday morning at 10:55 in the Walgreens parking lot at 101 East Sandusky Avenue. ...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 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 swim team easily won its final home meet of the season Tuesday night at the Hilliker YMCA. The combined team scores were Bellefontaine 213, Northland 85, Benjamin Logan 24, and Colu...read more
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
The Bellefontaine Middle School wrestling team competed in a tri-match at Wapakoneta Tuesday night. The Chiefs beat Riverside 36-18 and lost to Wapakoneta 67-12. Bruno Pattison (205) and Ryan Stuhle...read more
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Bellefontaine High School conducted its Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally Thursday evening. The parade of 30 entrants went south down Main Street from Chillicothe Avenue, turned east on Washington Aven...read more
The Bellefontaine bowling teams competed in the Pioneer Classic Tournament at Westgate Lanes in Lima on Monday. 16 boys teams and 16 girls teams participated. The Chieftain boys finished 10th after ...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
The Indian Lake swim team competed in the Tecumseh Invitational on Monday. Renae Deardurff finished 2nd in the 100 backstroke with a record time of 1:16.91 and 4th in the 50 free. Brittany Bryant pl...read more
“What a better way to start off the week than to go and see the smiling faces of the residents of Green Hills Community,” said Liz Martin, Marketing 2 student, after the BHS DECA Chapter t...read more
The Benjamin Logan FFA Soils Team traveled to Morrow County for the district soil contest Tuesday. The team of six students learned how to evaluate the soil and land use for both ...read more
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 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
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 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
Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today reminded voters that the deadline to register to vote in the November Election is Monday, October 5th. Important dates to remember for this election are outlin...read more
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
Mary Rutan Hospital has received ISO 9001:2008 Certification from DNV-GL Healthcare. ISO 9001:2008 certification indicates that Mary Rutan Hospital operates under the highest quality management standa...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
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A new business was welcomed to Bellefontaine Wednesday evening. City Sweets & Creamery was welcomed to the Logan County Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting during the store's grand opening....read more
The McColly Covered Bridge on County Road 13 near DeGraff recently underwent a rehabilitation and restoration project. The project was funded with help from the National Historic Covered Bridge Progr...read more
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 Indian Lake High School Students Against Destructive Decisions chapter recently elected its officers for the 2015-16 school year. They are Treasurer Parker Grothaus, Vice President Lindsey Huffma...read more
A local sex offender was arrested following an incident at Benjamin Logan Elementary School, 4560 County Road 26, Bellefontaine, Tuesday afternoon around 2:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office repor...read more
The Bellefontaine Middle School wrestlers competed in a tri-meet against Tippecanoe and Mechanicsburg Wednesday night. They defeated Tippecanoe 33-10 and lost to Mechanicsburg 36-24. Five wrestlers ...read more
The driver who crashed on State Route 47 near Benjamin Logan last Friday night has been charged. The Logan County Sheriff's Office cited Vincent Thomas, 36, of 5066 Route 68 North, Bellefontaine, for...read more
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
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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
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
Four defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Christopher Mundy, 34, of 504 West Chillicothe Avenue, Bellefo...read more
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In boys high school basketball Tuesday night i