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In HS boys basketball Monday Indian Lake continued winning in Charleston, WV, defeating Liberty-Raleigh 54-45.  Beau Hefner led the Lakers with 23 while Collin Coburn added 9 points. Indian Lak...read more
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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
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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
A former Bellefontaine track standout is shining in college. Ohio Northern University junior Rebecca Carman placed in three events Saturday at the Joe Banks Invitational hosted by the Polar Bears. C...read more
A suspected drug overdose victim was revived at his rural Lewistown residence Sunday afternoon around 2:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Shawn Griffith, 44, of 6377 County Road 35 N...read more
Several area basketball teams were in action on Saturday with a number of conference championships highlighting play. The Riverside varsity boys basketball team slid by Mechanicsburg 43-39. Landon K...read more
In 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
Several area bowling teams hit the lanes Wednesday evening. The Benjamin Logan varsity boys defeated Indian Lake and Riverside. The Raiders tallied a 2,640, the Lakers had a 2,324, and the Pirates s...read more
The 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
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
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
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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
Area basketball teams were in action Tuesday evening. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys beat visiting Greeneview 67-45. The Tigers have won eleven straight games. Greeneview   &nbs...read more
Several local bowling teams hit the lanes Tuesday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys beat Tipp City 2,582 to 2,515 at T-P Lanes. Kyle Southard bowled a 368 series, Dylan Legge rolled a 347 series, Anth...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans varsity boys basketball team traveled to Village Academy in Powell and defeated the Griffins 52-34 Monday night. Josh Kilgore led Calvary with a double-double. The fres...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls indoor track and field team opened its season with a strong showing at Tiffin University on Sunday. Senior Morgan Freyhof set a new school record in the 60 meter dash pla...read more
The Indian Lake swim team competed at the Cougar Invitational at Wright State University on Saturday. Skyler Tavenner broke both school records and meet records when he won the 50 freestyle with a ti...read more
Several area bowling teams took to the lanes Friday night. Bellefontaine took on Kenton Ridge. The results are as follows: Varsity Boys Bellefontaine final score 2738 Kenton Ridge final score 2706...read more
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The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team fell at home to rival Springfield Shawnee 53-46 Friday night on WBLL. The second quarter was the difference. The Chiefs led by two after the opening qu...read more
In Varsity Boys Bowling Thursday Bellefontaine defeated Stebbins 2396-2259. Kyle Southard rolled a 395 series with games of 189 and 206. Anthony Tolliver carded games of 191 and 190, a 381 series. ...read more
In high school girls basketball Thursday Riverside defeated Ridgemont 41-25. Marissa Davis scored 13 points with 16 rebounds and 4 assists, Shelby Giles tossed in 13 points with 6 rebounds, and Aubre...read more
Mad River Mountain hosted its adult race league Wednesday night. 27 riders competed in three different divisions. Here are the top finishers in each category. Men's skiers: 1. Bobby Mugan 2. Mich...read more
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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
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
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
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
The Benjamin Logan boys fell to Urbana 3,025 to 2,609. The Raiders are 12-3 overall and 7-3 in the CBC. The Hillclimbers move to 10-1, 8-1. Individual scores: Logan Wenger: 461 series Mitchel Joh...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls defeated visiting Bellefontaine 66-34 Thursday night. The Tigers led 34-14 at the half. Jamie Peterson poured in 23 points, Mikalia McIntosh scored 10, and Lily ...read more
Mad River Mountain hosted its adult race league Wednesday night. 30 riders competed in three different divisions. Here are the top finishers in each category. Men's skiers: 1. Bobby Mugan 2. Fore...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys bowling team defeated Northeastern 2,482 to 2,290 at T-P Lanes Wednesday night. Dylan Legge fired games of 215 and 222 for a 437 series. Anthony Tolliver shot a 197 an...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys basketball team beat visiting Southeastern 63-53 Wednesday night. Kannon Stillings led the attack with 24 points, Tyler Louden had 14, and Austin Miller added 10. ...read more
The Indian Lake varsity girls basketball team fell at Wapakoneta 76-19 Monday night. The Lakers trailed 24-3 after the opening quarter and 44-10 at the half. Caylee Wurster scored a team-high 10 poi...read more
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team finished runner-up at the Kevin Cleveland Memorial Tournament at Dublin Scioto High School on Saturday. Senior captain Kurt Crockett won the 138lb title. Other...read more
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
Benjamin Logan alum Nicole Fawcett will compete as part of the 14-player roster for the U.S. National Women’s Volleyball. The team will compete in the NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament i...read more
Several area basketball teams were in action Tuesday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys beat visiting Fairbanks 56-49. Kannon Stillings poured in 18 points and Tyler Louden scored 12 points. The ...read more
Area bowling teams hit the lanes Tuesday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys beat Mechanicsburg 2,560 to 2,345. For the Tigers, Brad Burt fired a 227 game, Treven Marchal shot a 226 game, Reese Sha...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Indian Lake 59-24 Monday night. The Tigers led 32-7 at the half. Senior Jamie Peterson led all scorers with 16, Lily Yoder toss...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys bowling team beat host Greenon 2,432 to 2,391 Monday night. Freshman Tyler Nicholas led the Raiders with a 426 series. Logan Wenger fired a 362, Logan Woolley recorde...read more
In boys HS basketball Saturday West Liberty-Salem pulled away in the 4th quarter to defeat Champaign County rival Graham 56-40. The Tigers led 13-11 after 1 quarter, with Graham leading 26-25 at half...read more
The Bellefontaine Invitational was held Saturday, with the Chieftains hosting 15 teams and a total of 230 swimmers. The girls won the meet and the boys finished 6th allowing the combined team scores ...read more
It was quite a year for our local sports.  We take a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2015 which includes football, basketball, volleyball and cross country. Football Playoff Mania--L...read more
In HS Girls Basketball Monday night West Liberty-Salem won a big non-league game over Tipp City 43-40.  Here is the scoring by quarters: Tipp City   08   08  07  1...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls basketball team edged visiting Piqua 43-42 Wednesday night for their second straight win. Piqua            5&nbs...read more
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A few basketball teams were in action Tuesday evening. On WBLL, the Bellefontaine varsity boys defeated visiting Indian Lake 74-53. For Bellefontaine, Isaiah Miller recorded 17 points, Hayden Nease ...read more
A couple area bowling teams hit the lanes Tuesday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys edged Greenon 2,463 to 2,454. For the Chiefs, Noah Jackson fired a 410 series and Robby Weikart bowled a 377 series....read more
Two local softball players were recently selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase North at Kent State University on January 9th and 10th. Brooke Lewis and Madisyn Neal will compete in th...read more
In high school girls basketball Monday it was Bellefontaine 53 Indian Lake 39.  The Lady Chiefs outscored the host Lakers 28-11 in the 2nd half in the come-from-behind win. For the victorious C...read more
In Saturday high school boys basketball action Benjamin Logan defeated Kenton 62-56.  Kenton   11  24  38 56 Ben Logan  18  34  47 62 Konner Caudill led the ...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team faltered in the fourth quarter and fell to longtime rival Kenton Ridge 54-47 Friday night on WBLL. The host Chiefs got off to a slow start. The Couga...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys topped Northwestern, 2706-2626. Noah Jackson led the way with two games of 221 for a 442 series. Dylan Legge had games of 215 and 194 for a 409 series. Anthony Tolliver...read more
The 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
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
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
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
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has named a local restaurant as their Business of the Month for February - Six Hundred Downtown. Local entrepreneur Michael Shepherd is the sole owner and operato...read more
Razz-M-Tazz Studios competed at the Twirling Unlimited Competition in Ida, Michigan Saturday. The studio had 3 teams active during the event. The Senior Team placed 1st and the Tot's Team and Junior ...read more
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
The Indian Lake, Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan swim teams competed in the Trotwood-Greenon Sprint Invitational on Saturday where several records were set. Indian Lake junior standout Skyler Tavenner ...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan’s (R-Urbana) staff will be in Bellefontaine on Monday. Representative Jordan’s District Director Cameron Warner will be available to meet with constituents from 1:3...read more
In girls’ basketball, West Liberty-Salem routed Springfield Catholic Central 60-17. Taylor Lauck led the Lady Tigers with 10 points. Kelsey Day contributed eight to the win. There was no JV ga...read more
The Riverside varsity boys’ bowling team lost to Northeastern Friday night, 2383-2197. Dalton Lowery led the Pirates with games of 193 and 204 for a 397 series. Andrew Wright had a 344 series. ...read more
Several area basketball teams took to the courts Friday night. The Lakers hosted Urbana. That game was heard on WBLL. The Hillclimbers’ varsity team won 68-54. Urbana used an 11-0 first quart...read more
Indian Lake Middle School 8th grader Faith Moyer is excited about a new opportunity to make a friend. “I’m not sure what to expect, but it should be fun!” Faith is one of about for...read more
Bellefontaine's high school wrestling team went 2-0 at the Logan County tri-meet for the first time in program history Thursday night at Indian Lake High School. The Chieftains defeated Benjamin Loga...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys bowling team topped Springfield Shawnee 2,943 to 2,888 Thursday night. Logan Wenger was on fire rolling a 290 first game and throwing a perfect 300 in his second game ...read more
Bellefontaine Fire and EMS has started reporting their monthly run numbers. Here are the January totals: Fire runs - 32 EMS runs - 158 Inspections - 4 Public relations and education events - 8 B...read more
In high school girls basketball Thursday it was West Liberty-Salem 60 Mechanicsburg 38.  WL-S  17  19  16  8  60 Mechanicsburg  7  11  10  10  ...read more
Honda announced that Acrux Investigation Agency has lost its contract with the manufacturer after 35 years of overseeing security, as of February 22nd. Honda officials said after evaluating the senio...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams recently competed in a 10-team tournament in Wapakoneta. Both teams performed well in the tournament and 4 CCS players were...read more
Bellefontaine native and Olympian Louie Vito will be the guest star on this Saturday's episode of the hit Nickelodeon TV show “100 Things To Do Before High School.” The show will air on N...read more
The Hilliker Y swimmers competed in the 33rd annual Springfield Invitational at the Springfield YMCA last weekend. Combined the boys’ and girls’ team finished 8th with 22 points. The boys...read more
A local driver was injured in a T-Bone crash in Lakeview at the intersection of State Route 235 and State Route 720 Monday afternoon around 4:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Marion...read more
In HS bowling Wednesday, Benjamin Logan entertained Dayton Stebbins. The Benjamin Logan varsity boys defeated Stebbins 2,607 to 2,406. Logan Wenger rolled a 266, Trevor Boger shot a 205, Tyler Nicho...read more
The Logan County Fair Board met Wednesday night and finalized their entertainment schedule for this summer's fair. Here is the schedule: Monday, July 11th - Veterans' Day, Veterans' Recognition, Roy...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team beat host Greeneview 57-43 Monday night. The Tigers outscored the Rams 36-22 in the second half. Jamie Peterson had a game-high 28 points. Lily ...read more
A friendly challenge between the Aktion Clubs of Logan and Shelby Counties resulted in some serious donations. Over the past several weeks the Logan and Shelby County Boards of DD Aktion Clubs have b...read more
The West Liberty-Salem bowling teams were in action against Southeastern at Victory Lanes in Springfield Monday evening. The varsity girls beat Southeastern 1,624 to 1,515. Erica McCall fired a 334 ...read more
The Bellefontaine and Benjamin Logan swim teams opened their season at the 14-team Celina Sprint Invitational at the Mercer Auglaize YMCA Saturday. The Lady Chiefs finished 2nd and the boys team plac...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys basketball team handled visiting Waynesfield-Goshen 66-47 Saturday night. The Raiders outscored the Tigers 23-6 in the first quarter. Grant Ricketts poured in a game-...read more
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For 14 years the Light The Way Christian Counseling Center has been providing needed services in Logan County and the surrounding area. The agency is connected to the First Christian Church and is lo...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls bowling team beat Springfield Shawnee 2,321 to 1,714 at T-P Lanes Friday night. Hannah Davis rolled a 199 game and 358 series. Madison Aldo shot a 193 game and 344 se...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys basketball team shot past visiting Benjamin Logan 66-52 Friday night. Senior guard Beau Hefner scored a game-high 24 points. Sophomore Collin Coburn poured in 16 points....read more
A city woman was arrested on felony drug warrants at the Logan County Jail Tuesday night around 7:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Amber Mathews, 30, of 413 East Sandusky Avenue, ...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans varsity boys basketball team opened the Grand Lake Christian Holiday Invitational Tournament in Wapakoneta with an exciting come-from-behind 56-52 win against the NW Ohi...read more
Leading up to Valentine’s Day, which celebrates matters of the heart, Indian Lake’s advanced science students are examining the organ most associated with love. This week students in Blyt...read more
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
American Honda Motor Company today reported January sales of 100,497 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 1.7 percent in an unusual month as the industry endured winter weather on both coasts along...read more
Urbana senior linebacker D’Gary Wallace has been selected to the 2015 Conference Commissioner’s Association (CCA) Division II All-Super Region 1 Football Team. It’s the second straig...read more
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One of DeGraff's major projects could be underway soon. During Tuesday's meeting, council learned that the village was approved for CDBG funding for roughly $500,000 for its force main project to the...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys basketball team fell to visiting Kenton Ridge 53-51 Tuesday night. KR standout Jordan Bailey poured in a game-high 24 points. Three Tigers were in double figures....read more
The Bellefontaine bowling teams took on Urbana Tuesday evening. The varsity girls defeated Urbana 2,152 to 1,866. For the Lady Chiefs, Carissa Devine shot a 311 series, Haley Watkins totaled a 309 s...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team ran past visiting Indian Lake 82-44 Monday night. Sophomore Nikki Current had another outstanding game with 25 points, 6 assists, and 7 steals. Hayle...read more
A West Mansfield man was arrested on multiple charges Monday night for repeatedly attacking his live-in girlfriend the last four months. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Zackeriah Stuar...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys basketball team opened their season with a win at Dayton Stebbins 67-60 Saturday night. Dillon Callicoat was the Tigers leading scorer with 16 points. James Loffin...read more
The Indian Lake High School Snowball Dance will be held Saturday night. Students recently voted on the court for the dance, which is made up of one boy from each grade level, plus a Senior King. The...read more
The Bellefontaine boys’ varsity team made their presence known in their season opener Friday night. The Chieftains came back from being a point down at the half to win over Celina 59-50. Bellef...read more
The Indian Lake Middle School Students of the Month for January are 8th grader Ethan Pequignot, 7th grader Kyle LeVan, 6th grader Ethan Snapp, and 5th grader Kameron Shepherd. (Pictured, left to righ...read more
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Russells Point Council heard reviews Monday on a few of its topics from past meetings. Prior to the last council meeting, Mayor Robin Reames and Police Chief Joe Freyhof were invited on a trip to Okl...read more
Recent Bellefontaine High School graduate Regan Price, a sophomore at the University of Toledo, has been named to the Academic All-Mid American Conference team.  Regan, a communications major, h...read more
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Early tax preparation really paid off for a Bellefontaine resident this year. (Pictured, left to right: Don Pippin, Bryan Keckler, and Amber Haynes) Amber Haynes was the first local winner of the H&...read more
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
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
Local basketball teams took to the hardwood on Saturday. The Benjamin Logan varsity girls team topped visiting West Liberty-Salem 49-46. Nikki Current led the scoring with 24 points. Hayley Boysel a...read more
In high school bowling Friday it was Sidney defeating Mechanicsburg and Bellefontaine in a tri-match.  Sidney totaled 2598, Mechanicsburg 2nd with 2533, and Bellefontaine with 2524 points in Boy...read more
Games at 7:30 pm Friday, November 20th Division III Region 8 1 Cleveland Benedictine (12-1)    30 2 Toledo Central Catholic (11-2)    31    2OTs   R...read more
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 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
In high school bowling Monday the Riverside varsity boys lost to Greenon 2,330-1,917. Tylor Eaton led the way with games of 172 and 191 for a 363 series. Dalton Lowery added a 171. The Pirates JV b...read more
Just over $47,000 in scholarships are available to area public high school seniors through Logan County Education Foundation managed scholarships. There are 21 individual scholarships available. The a...read more
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One of the best high school athletes in the area made it official Monday afternoon. West Liberty-Salem senior standout Jamie Peterson signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at the University of...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has released pairings and locations for the football regional finals. Mechanicsburg will face four-time defending state champion Marion Local at AcuSport Sta...read more
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
Finals from the high school football playoff games Friday: Games at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13 Division VII   Region 26 1 Minster (10-2)       21 4 Riverside (10-2)...read more
It seems you can’t watch TV these days without seeing a commercial about filing your income tax return. Maybe that’s why Tuesday’s opening day of the United Way-funded VITA (Voluntee...read more
West Liberty-Salem will look to do something no Ohio Heritage Conference team has ever done when they take on Marion Local on Saturday night at Wapakoneta Harmon Field.  Ohio Heritage Conference ...read more
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 Indian Lake Middle School Builders Club is showing their appreciation to staff members across the district. It's part of their pledge to integrate random acts of kindness into their lives. Membe...read more
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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 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
West Liberty-Salem standout Jamie Peterson was named to the Under Armor All-American Honorable Mention Team in volleyball. The Under Armor Girls High School All-America Program is through the AVCA (A...read more
An area driver was cited following a two-vehicle accident on County Road 10 near Township Road 129 (near Zanesfield) Monday morning around 10:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Robert...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has released pairings and locations for the football regional semifinals. Riverside will play top-seeded Minster at Sidney Memorial Stadium Friday night at 7...read more
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The search for Treasurer Robert Kuehnle's replacement is getting another step closer to being complete after the Benjamin Logan Board of Education meeting Monday. The board hired Ohio Hi-Point Career...read more
The Indian Lake Lakers great season came to an end Saturday night in front of a sold out crowd in Lewistown as Ottawa-Glandorf survived a late rally by Indian Lake 23-15. The Titans scored first on t...read more
Fourteen students from Bellefontaine High School participated in the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) District 11 Honor Band at Troy High School over the weekend. Students were chosen by submi...read more
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
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
An area driver was cited following an injury accident on State Route 274 near Township Road 238 (east of Huntsville) Sunday afternoon around 5:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Raymo...read more
Indian Lake will have to wait one extra day this week before taking the field for their first playoff game in school history as they will face Ottawa-Glandorf Saturday night. It's been an exciting we...read more
In the only sport in the state of Ohio where you have to earn your way into the postseason based on your regular season performance; the West Liberty-Salem football program has made a name for itself....read more
The recent 91st Ohio Fair Managers Association annual convention at the Greater Columbus Convention Center recognized 54 individuals and organizations for outstanding service to their local fairs. Of ...read more
Veterans from around the area will gather in Urbana University Stadium on Saturday, November 7th for the 2015 Blue Knights Athletics Veterans Honor Day. Anyone who has served or is currently serving ...read more
The Riverside Pirates will end a 10-year playoff drought Friday night as they host Ada in the Division VII Region 26 opening round of the playoffs.  It will be the ground and pound game of Rivers...read more
Students from FFA chapters across Ohio recently attended the 212° and 360° Leadership Conferences held in Dublin. The conferences are an activity of the National FFA Organization. The Benjami...read more
University of Charleston teammates Will Roberts (Offensive Player of the Year) and Conor Branson (Defensive Player of the Year) earned the top two individual honors in the Mountain East Conferenc...read more
The annual Junior High All-Star Soccer Game was played at Champions Field Saturday. Representatives from each of the Tri-County teams played. The All Star game was played, inter-mixing all the playe...read more
A drunk driver was arrested on multiple charges after a series of incidents Friday evening. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol responded to a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of Cou...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans varsity soccer team advanced to the OCSAA Final Four for the first time in school history with a 7-0 victory over Ohio Valley (from Gallipolis) on Saturday. The Spartan...read more
Benjamin Logan recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Amber Core Parents: Tony and Heather Core Address: Rushsylvania School activities and awards: National Honor Society, Sociedad Honorar...read more
Four local football teams are playoff bound. The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced their postseason pairings Sunday afternoon. The top eight teams in each region qualify for the second...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Friday rejected the third petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution which would attempt to legalize marijuana for medical use in the state. On Janua...read more
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At the Division II boys regional cross country meet at Troy on Saturday, Bellefontaine's Justin Clayton (pictured middle) ran a gritty, gutsy race, finishing 15th (16:32.1) and advancing to state this...read more
On Friday’s 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments: "Today Americans again remember the tragic Supreme Court ...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Indian Lake never trailed against the Raiders as they sprinted out to a 31-6 lead in the first half.  The Raiders kept things interesting in the second half, but t wasn't e...read more
Four city residents were arrested on felony drug charges following a traffic stop on the Route 33 exit ramp to State Route 540 Thursday afternoon around four o'clock. The arrests were the result of a...read more
Ten weeks ago we were excited for another season of high school football.  The weather was warm and school was just starting.  Now we're talking about cold nights and football playoffs. ...read more
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The Indian Lake School Board is again considering the creation of a drug testing policy for students involved in extracurricular activities. The Board met in regular session Thursday night. The 13-me...read more
A county woman was arrested after she was caught shoplifting at Walmart, 2281 South Main Street, Thursday night around 6:05. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Melissa Batsche, 34, of 1...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 27th. Division I (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs) ...read more
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It took 24 rounds to crown Logan County's 2016 Spelling Bee Champion at Benjamin Logan Middle School Thursday. Bellefontaine 6th-grader Grant Lotts spelled "Gargantuan" and then "Solstice" to defeat ...read more
The Ohio Heritage Conference recently handed out league awards for volleyball. Player of the Year: Jamie Peterson (SR) West Liberty-Salem First Team: Jamie Peterson (SR) West Liberty-Salem Katie B...read more
Dozens of Indian Lake Elementary School students are sporting new red t-shirts after the recent Laker Zone Awards for the second nine weeks. The long-time program at ILES has been successful in helpi...read more
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
The Benjamin Logan cross country teams hosted a one-mile race before last Friday’s football game. The race was open to students in grades Kindergarten through 6th. Ribbons were awarded to the ...read more
A teen driver was cited after he crashed on County Road 5 near County Road 20 (north of Benjamin Logan) Wednesday afternoon around 3:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jonathan Anders...read more
Several area volleyball teams played sectional final matches on Saturday. Division IV: Top-seeded Jackson Center swept Houston 25-9, 25-11, and 25-10. Fairlawn upset Number 2 seed Southeastern 25-1...read more
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Congressman Jim Jordan hosted a reception for Matt Huffman Wednesday evening at Café 212 in Bellefontaine. Mr. Huffman, of Lima, is seeking Ohio’s 12th District Senate seat along with f...read more
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
Six defendants were sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Tuesday afternoon. Amy Corwin, 26, of 6253 Route 68 South, West Liberty, was sentenced to the West Centr...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Urbana (2-7)  9 Indian Lake (7-2)  49   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (3-6)  35 Springfield Shawnee (2-7)  14 [audio:10241594306-TobySmithrecaps3514wina...read more
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
The Bellefontaine Chieftains (2-6) (1-2) face the Shawnee Braves (2-6) (1-2) on 1390 WBLL "The Bell".  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan are live at Shawnee High School. [plugin:157]...read more
A local driver was cited following a rollover crash on State Route 245 near West Liberty Monday morning around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jacob Park, 26, of 116 Sidney Stree...read more
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Two resignations were considered by DeGraff Council Tuesday evening. Council approved the resignation for Tom Taylor. He served as the part-time assistant operator at the Joint Sewer Plant. Officer ...read more
Last week was a big week with our football picks.  For the first time this season a guest picker beat our prognosticators and it took a perfect picking weekend.  Derrick Rausch broke the str...read more
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The West Liberty-Salem Board of Education met for their monthly meeting on Tuesday night. The school is continuing to move forward with their renovation project. They are now in phase two of six. Ph...read more
LCS Elite ran past Benjamin Logan Black 13-0 in the Jr. High soccer tournament Thursday night at Calvary Fields. (Pictured, left to right: Xavier Monnin and Ashlyn Shaner celebrate a goal by Corbin K...read more
A Benjamin Logan Middle School team advanced to 2016 First Lego League Ohio State Championship scheduled for February 6-7 at the Ervin J. Nutter Center in Dayton. Over the weekend, three BLMS teams c...read more
The 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
With cold weather upon us, Logan County Dog Warden Deputy Benji Avila has provided a brief list of tips to help dog owners keep their pets warm and safe this winter. - Outdoor pets burn extra energy ...read more
Youth football players and coaches from across the area will descend upon Urbana University Stadium on Saturday, October 24th for the 2015 Blue Knights Athletics Youth Football Day sponsored by Excel ...read more
A female teen was charged following a fight at the Indian Lake Rollarena, 330 Taylor Street, Russells Point, Monday afternoon around 4:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Morgan Downin...read more
LCS Elite defeated West Liberty #1 4-1 in the Jr. High soccer tournament Wednesday night at Calvary Fields. Ethan Pequignot had two goals. Rachel Davis and Hayli Hamilton each recorded a goal. Rael...read more
The Riverside varsity volleyball team swept Twin Valley South in the Division IV sectional tournament at Tipp City Wednesday night. The scores were 25-16, 25-16, and 25-18. Aubrey Stephens had 18 po...read more
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Russells Point Council finalized some of the village's financials Monday. Council learned that the general fund reported an increase of $100,884.30 for 2015. It was the largest increase since 2008 or...read more
An early morning fatal accident Saturday left 2 people dead after an apparent 4-wheeling accident. The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported a 911 call coming in around 1:15 a.m. on a possible...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 20th. Division I (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs) ...read more
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
Many area runners competed in the Columbus Marathon and Half Marathon Sunday. In the marathon, Bellefontaine High School teacher and West Liberty-Salem Middle School coach Aaron Lauck finished 51st o...read more
The following is a guest column by Senator Sherrod Brown. Monday is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day — an opportunity for us to reflect on the life and work of Dr. King, who devoted himself to ma...read more
In Division III sectional tournament volleyball, Indian Lake swept Bethel 25-7, 25-23, 25-15 on Saturday at Brookville. Michelle Grider had 12 kills, 2 blocks, 11 digs, and 2 aces. Brooke Lewis reco...read more
Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) and Senator Cliff Hite (R-Findlay) held a news conference Friday announcing the introduction of legislation that will name a portion of road in Hancock County...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange boys and girls HS and JH Cross Country teams swept the OHC Conference Meet Saturday at Cedarville, winning all 4 championships. At Southview Park in Bellefontaine ...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week West Liberty-Salem (6-2)  34 Triad (3-5)  14 Dusty Moell returned and interception 95 yards in the 4th quarter to seal the win for the Tigers. The WL-S defense had 5...read more
The Logan County Grand Jury handed out 36 indictments earlier this week, including indictments for a couple for child endangering. Steven Haddox, 30, of 212 Walker Street, Bellefontaine, was indicted...read more
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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
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
A local driver was cited for a two-vehicle accident on State Route 508 near County Road 187 Wednesday morning around 5:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ryan Turner, 27, of 1607 Bria...read more
The Bellefontaine boys golf team competed at the Division 1 District golf tournament on Thursday at Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown. The Chiefs ended up shooting a 356. Conner Adelsberger led B...read more
In Thursday high school volleyball at Greeneview, the West Liberty-Salem Tigers Varsity defeated Greeneview in 3 sets, 25-10, 25-13 and 25-11.  Jamie Peterson had 18 kills.  Tory Cordell ha...read more
Hunters checked 12,505 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s muzzleloader season, January 9-12, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s muzzleloader seas...read more
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The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education held their first organizational meeting of the year on Wednesday night. An organizational meeting was held with Anne Reames being re-elected preside...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity volleyball team fell to visiting Tipp City in three sets Wednesday night: 25-13, 25-10, and 25-10. Anya Nunez had 12 digs. Mikayla Stepp recorded 6 assists. Kenzie Smith t...read more
A local man was arrested on multiple charges following a recent theft in Quincy. The victim, Joshua Foreman, 28, of 213 South Miami Street, Quincy, contacted the Logan County Sheriff's Office on Janu...read more
Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 235 at County Road 13 Tuesday morning around 9:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Clarence Grow, 68, of 121 Church Stre...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team clinched a share of the Central Buckeye Conference Mad River division title with a five-set victory at Graham Tuesday night. The scores were 19-25, 25-16, 2...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) made the following comments regarding President Obama’s final State of the Union speech: “For the past seven years, the Obama administration has systematic...read more
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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
The Indian Lake Board of Education held the first meeting of 2016 on Monday night. The board re-elected Mark Albright as  president and elected Steve Spath as vice president. Gabe Wickline and ...read more
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Bellefontaine hosted Riverside in a Volley for a Cure match Monday evening. The event featured a bake sale and an auction for baskets filled with items donated by the community. The night’s fe...read more
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The Riverside Board of Education held their first meeting of the year on Tuesday night. An organizational meeting was held with Don Klingler being re-elected president and Robert Bender being elected...read more
West Liberty-Salem defeated Mechanicsburg in four sets: 22-25, 25-21, 25-23, 25-19. Jamie Peterson had 28 kills, 7 total blocks, 4 ace serves and 13 digs. Olivia Ames had 15 digs and 22 serve receptio...read more
Five defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Jonathan Triplett, 24, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 2 &f...read more
The High Point Stars U14 Boys soccer team won the championship trophy at the 2015 Cincy Challenge Tournament over the weekend. The Stars went undefeated in the tournament and only allowed 1 goal in t...read more
There were several weather-related crashes across Logan County early Tuesday morning. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that a semi jackknifed on Route 33 between Route 68 and t...read more
In a tri-match on Saturday, the West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team lost to Jackson Center: 19-25, 12-25. Jamie Peterson had 4 kills, 4 total blocks, and 8 digs. Olivia Ames recorded 13 digs a...read more
The West Liberty-Salem cross country teams had a good showing at the Anna Invitational on Saturday. The varsity boys team finished 7th out of 21 teams in a tough field. Season Record 113-33 Meet Re...read more
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The Bellefontaine City Schools Board of Education held their first meeting for 2016 Monday night. An organizational meeting was held with Joan Haushalter being re-elected president, Timothy O’R...read more
Several area soccer teams took to the fields Saturday, with many seeing tournament action. High School The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls soccer team defeated Newton 4-1. Gabby Hollar, Lily Yoder...read more
West Liberty-Salem's Big Orange boys cross country team changed up their typical training routine to work on mental training. Markin Zipline Adventures hosted the team where the runners participated ...read more
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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
An area driver suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash on State Route 47 near County Road 25 Friday morning around 7:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Roberta Spradlin, 57, of 20...read more
Our PeakofOhio.com exclusive game of the night comes from the CBC Mad River where the Northwestern Warriors (3-3) (0-1) will face the Indian Lake Lakers (4-2) (1-0).  Stu Mason and Adam Foust are...read more
A local driver suffered minor injuries in a weather-related crash on Township Road 216 south of County Road 11 Sunday morning around ten o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Susan ...read more
Welcome to the time of year where it gets cooler in the evenings, leaves are changing colors and football teams are now looking to march toward league titles and playoff berths.  As we enter week...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team sent their lone senior, Natalie Drumm, out in style Thursday evening with a straight set win over visiting Northwestern. The scores were 25-13, 25-17, and 2...read more
The Logan County 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 golf team played well on Tuesday at Reid Park Golf Course in Springfield in the Division 1 Sectional Tournament. The Chiefs shot 328 to finish in 2nd place. The Chieft...read more
A Dayton man was tased and arrested following a domestic dispute in Russells Point Friday afternoon around 4:50. The Russells Point Police Department reports that Timothy Roberson, 28, attacked his g...read more
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 Indian Lake varsity volleyball team beat host Bellefontaine in four sets: 21-25, 25-9, 30-28, and 25-11 Tuesday night. Leading the way for the Lakers were Michelle Grider with 22 kills and 7 bloc...read more
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The William Saxbe Cross Country Invitational was held at Mechanicsburg's Goshen Park Tuesday afternoon. The Benjamin Logan boys teams won the high school and junior high races.  The HS team is c...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 6th Division I  (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs) R...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated Triad in three sets: 25-16, 25-20, 25-13 Monday night. Jamie Peterson had 24 kills, 5 total blocks, and 4 ace serves. Emily Shultz recorded 12...read more
There were several weather-related accidents across Logan County Friday morning. Despite temperatures in the mid to upper 30s, many roads were slick. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a...read more
Benjamin Logan Middle School held its annual spelling bee Thursday. 38 students from grades 5-8 competed. Two seventh graders went head-to-head for 13 rounds. Seventh-grader Jacob McKenrick spelled ...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) questioned Assistant Attorney General Peter Kadzik from the U.S. Department of Justice during a hearing Thursday before the House Committee on Oversight and Government ...read more
West Liberty-Salem’s cross country teams took to the Buck Creek Invitational on Saturday, bringing back several awards along the way. The High School boys took 5th out of 22 teams. There 270 t...read more
The 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
American Honda Motor Company today reported all-time record annual sales of 1,586,551 Honda and Acura vehicles for 2015, an increase of 3.0 percent to beat the previous record set in 2007. Honda and ...read more
Nicole Fawcett led the U.S. Women’s Volleyball National Team to its third straight NORCECA Continental Championship Friday night in Morelia, Mexico. Team USA defeated Dominican Republic 25-19, ...read more
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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
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
Tonight exclusively online at PeakofOhio.com the Lehman Cavaliers (2-3) will play the Riverside Pirates (5-0).  Stu Mason and Adam Foust are live at Riverside High School. [plugin:158]...read more
A local driver struck an Amish buggy on State Route 235 north of DeGraff Tuesday morning around 9:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Diana Seiler, 65, of 470 Spruce Street, Lakeview, ...read more
The Calvary Christian varsity soccer team rallied past Troy Christian 2-1 Thursday night. The Spartans trailed 1-0 at the half. Freshman Josh Kilgore scored the tying goal. Sophomore Tyler Reinhard...read more
Five games down and five to go in the regular season for high school football.  This week presents the game of the year in the OHC where Mechanicsburg (5-0) will face West Liberty-Salem (4-1).&nb...read more
Indian Lake High School seniors are exploring their future employment options with help from local experts, as part of the monthly Senior Career Speaker Series in conjunction with the Logan County Are...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team defeated host Indian Lake in four sets on Thursday: 25-10, 21-25, 25-15, and 25-11.  The Raiders move to 10-8 overall and 6-1 in league play.  Fo...read more
A city man was arrested on a felony charge after he persuaded a Lewistown man to turn over his pickup to cover attorney fees. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Clarence Ray Davis, 43, of...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated Springfield Catholic in three sets: 25-20, 25-15, 25-23 Wednesday night. Jamie Peterson had 28 kills, 2 solo blocks, and 8 digs. Tory Cordell ...read more
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
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
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 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
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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
Mad River Mountain opened for operation on Saturday.  Resort officials said that within a few hours Saturday there were 1,000 people there. Limited lifts spinning & trails were open for sk...read more
It was a record-setting night in high school volleyball Monday. West Liberty-Salem senior setter Kylie Gilroy delivered 48 assists in the Tigers four-set win against Northeastern to set the school re...read more
Former Ohio Fourth District Congressman Michael Oxley of Findlay died Friday at the age of 71.  Oxley was first elected in 1981 after then district congressman Tennyson Guyer died of a heart atta...read more
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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
The Bellefontaine Middle School boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Marysville Jr. High Invitational on Saturday. The BMS boys had a good run, finishing 5th out of 6 teams. The team w...read more
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The death of five-year-old Michael Barton saddened the Logan County community in May. His father, Anthony Barton, 25, of 441 Plumvalley Street, was sentenced to life in prison for beating Michael to ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity team finished as runner-up of the Elgin Volleyball Classic at Marion Elgin High School on Saturday. The Raiders went 2-1 on the day moving their record to 8-8 overall. Ben...read more
A local man was cited after he rear-ended a semi on Route 33 just west of Route 68 Wednesday morning around 5:30. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Lucas Cummings, 27, of 7114 Nort...read more
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****Finals will be noted in bold letters**** ****To report a score call 592-1045 or 1-800-686-WPKO (9756)**** WPKO Game of the Week  Indian Lake (3-2)  13 Tipp City (5-0)  17  ...read more
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One of 2015’s top stories in Logan County had to be the rain in June and flooding at Indian Lake, including Russells Point. I covered the story and could not believe what I saw.  In fact,...read more
The 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
The Bellefontaine Chieftains won the CBC postseason tournament Thursday at Kittyhawk Golf Center in Dayton.  With the win the Chieftains wrap up an undefeated season in the CBC.  The Chie...read more
Evan Hoffman, 20, of Bloom Center, near Lewistown, was sentenced just two days after the shooting incident early Sunday that left a Jackson Center teen dead.  Hoffman appeared Tuesday in Bellefo...read more
It's a CBC crossover game tonight on PeakofOhio.com as the Tecumseh Arrows (2-2) will face the Urbana Hillclimbers (1-3).  Stu Mason and Adam Foust are live from Urbana High School. [plugin:158]...read more
An area man was arrested for public intoxication after his friends tried to prevent him from driving home Tuesday morning around 4 am. Bellefontaine Police report that Austin Navarro, 21, of 14190 To...read more
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
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
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
Two city men were arrested for public intoxication Friday afternoon around 1:15. Bellefontaine Police report that Lino Garcia, 35, of 1600 South Detroit Street, Apt# 29, was charged with one count of...read more
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The Ohio Caverns Invitational was held Tuesday night at West Liberty. The Big Orange swept the 3 team meets, the JV boys , Varsity girls, and Varsity boys all won their home meet for the year. We wi...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for September 22nd. Division I (top 16 from both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs)...read more
A Bellefontaine woman was airlifted following a rollover wreck on Township Road 56 just north of County Road 219 Saturday morning around 5 o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Bian...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team improved to 6-6 overall and 4-1 in league play with a four-set win over Urbana Tuesday night. The scores were 16-25, 25-19, 25-21, and 25-19. Coreen Crosby...read more
The International Friendship Center of Logan County (IFC) recently announced that applications are being accepted for the Japan Study Trip for 2016. The trip will be a life changing opportunity for L...read more
A West Liberty-Salem senior received a volleyball honor recently. Jamie Peterson was named the MaxPreps/AVCA Ohio High School Player of the Week for September 14th - September 20th In nine games, sh...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team swept visiting Greenon 25-19, 25-22, 25-20 Monday night. Michelle Grider had 15 kills, 4 blocks, 9 digs, and 3 aces. Sammi Miler recorded 5 kills, 2 blocks, 1...read more
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The rainy weather was no match for the 12th annual Louie Vito Rail Jam at Mad River Mountain on Saturday. Every chair was filled as the band played and Louie Vito gave away prizes to the lucky winners...read more
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 Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team set the 9-hole school record when they defeated Urbana 148-191 Monday at Liberty Hills. Five guys broke 40. Hunter Karg was medalist with a 35. Nathan Langen...read more
The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to an injury accident northwest of Bellefontaine Saturday morning around 4:50. A driver lost control and crashed on Township Road 56 near Township Road 219...read more
Bellefontaine High School has announced its December Seniors of the Month. Name: Meagan Lonsway Parents: Kay & Greg Lonsway Address: Bellefontaine School activities and awards: National Honor ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange boys cross country team competed at the Alliance Invitational in the Division II/III Race at Clayton on Saturday. The Tigers placed 6th out of 23 teams. 298 total ru...read more
The Ohio Veterans Bonus continues a tradition of awarding bonuses to Ohio veterans that dates back to the Civil War, according to the Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS). “Ohio veterans...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week  Riverside (4-0)  28 Fort Loramie (0-4)  7   WBLL Game Indian Lake (3-1)  28 Bellefontaine (0-4)  21 [audio:91815102507-DaveCoburnrecaps2821...read more
Week 4 means it is time for league play to get started (except the CBC) and tonight there are several BIG league games in the area.  Riverside will visit Ft. Loramie and look to avenge an overtim...read more
A local driver was cited following a three-vehicle crash on County Road 32 south of State Route 47 Wednesday afternoon around 12:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Derek Schmiedebusch...read more
Riverside defeated Lima Perry in 4 games Thursday 21-25, 26-24, 25-19, and 25-19. Helena Faulder had 13 points with 4 aces, 11 assists. Marissa Davis had 21 digs, 17 kills. Kristin Davidson added 1...read more
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Snowboarders, here's your chance to ride with an Olympian. Louie Vito is coming to Mad River Mountain for his annual rail jam Saturday. It's one of the largest rail jams in the Midwest. Despite reco...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team swept Dayton Stebbins 25-14, 25-13, 25-17 Wednesday night. Michelle Grider had 10 kills, 3 blocks, and 8 digs. Sammi Miller tallied 7 kills and 15 digs. Rach...read more
A drunk driver was arrested on multiple charges near Bellefontaine Tuesday night around 6:15. An off-duty deputy from the Logan County Sheriff's Office reported a suspected drunk driver westbound on ...read more
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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
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
Indian Lake Middle School teachers sported festive fashions on the last day of school before Christmas break... all for a good cause. Several staff members paraded through the gym in their best holid...read more
Frozen hugs greeted children at the Discovery Center Monday. Olaf from the Disney favorite "Frozen" made a special visit to the preschool ahead of Christmas break. Many kids were excited to see Olaf...read more
A local driver suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 33 and State Route 274 Monday afternoon around 3:15. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team defeated Tecumseh 160-196 Tuesday at Windy Knoll Golf Club in Springfield. The win finished off an undefeated regular season of CBC play.   Nicklaus...read more
An area driver was cited after crashing on Route 68 south of Township Road 190 Monday afternoon around 2:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ryan Moore, 31, of 311 Carlisle Street, Qui...read more
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The Junior High Caverns Invitational was held Tuesday at Ohio Caverns. In the boys race the Benjamin Logan Raiders won as a team with 59 points. Pictured left to right:  Trey Allen, Elijah Rugg...read more
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The Indian Lake Board of Education had two meetings Monday night. In the first, Treasurer Colleen Reprogle provided details of where the district gets their funding and a peak into the district&rsquo...read more
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Russells Point Village Council on Monday evening took the first step to spurring more economic development locally by approving a resolution for sponsoring the Clean Ohio Grant application and the pro...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team lost to Southeastern in four sets: 20-25, 19-25, 26-24, 19-25 Monday night. Senior Jamie Peterson blasted 36 kills to break the school’s career ki...read more
The combined choirs of Indian Lake, Benjamin Logan, and Bellefontaine High Schools and a Community Choir brought the crowd to their feet with their performance of the Christmas section of G.F. Handel'...read more
A county man was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend Saturday night around 8:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kevin Huffman, 44, of...read more
A West Mansfield man was arrested on multiple felony charges following a domestic disturbance at his residence Saturday night around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dougla...read more
Bellefontaine High School French teacher Shannon Hodge, a member of the Zanesfield Petangue Club, teamed with two others to win the Women’s Triples National Championship in Fresno, California th...read more
A drunk driver was arrested following a traffic stop on County Road 57 near Bellefontaine Friday night around 8:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joseph Wish, 60, of 4750 Route 68 No...read more
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade volleyball team recorded their first win as they split their tri-match games Saturday hosting the Piqua Indians and the Waynesfield Goshen Tigers. In the first game, the ...read more
Preparations are underway for the local Rotary Four-Way Test Speech Contest to be held on March 7, 2016 at the regular Bellefontaine Rotary Club meeting. The event is open to high school-age students...read more
The Big Orange High School Varsity Boys (WL-S) finished 15th out of 44 teams in the Division III A race at the Tiffin Carnival Invitational, which is the largest meet in Ohio. Joey Adams (pictured, c...read more
State Representative Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) applauded the passage of House Bill 300, legislation that would strengthen the penalties on drivers who are convicted of OVI-related aggravated vehicula...read more
A pair of West Liberty-Salem FFA alumni recently received the highest achievement granted to FFA members nationally. Kailey Gehl and Kyle Wilkins, 2014 graduates of WL-S, received their American Degr...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Cedarville (1-2)  14 Riverside (3-0)  56   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (0-3)  0 Urbana (1-2)  6  F/2OT [audio:9121510832-TobySmithrecaps60doubleo...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that some animal breeders and sellers who advertise online are con artists. In 2015, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office received about 30 complain...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated visiting Triad in three sets: 25-14, 25-18, 25-19 Thursday night. Jamie Peterson had 13 kills, 4 total blocks, and 7 digs. Olivia Ames recorded...read more
Week 3 is a crucial week in high school football.  If you start off 3-0 you're seriously looking at contending in your league and qualifying for the playoffs.  If you start 0-3 you're thinki...read more
The force is strong with Matt Wildermuth and Jacob Hawk of Bellefontaine. The two were the recipients of tickets to see the latest Star Wars movie at the Netgain Premiere screening at Bellefontaine C...read more
Students at Indian Lake High School are getting into the Christmas spirit by continuing their tradition of creating gifts for elementary kids and learning a lot in the process. Ryan Stanford’s ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls golf team competed against Riverside at Cherokee Hills Thursday. Morgan Fultz set a school record with a 35, Lexi Stewart tallied a personal best 51, and Sarah Seeley...read more
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  Super Saturday marks the biggest shopping day of the year, even ahead of Black Friday. Logan County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Benedetti says there are a variety of reasons to shop lo...read more
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
A Quincy man was arrested on multiple weapons charges following an incident near his house Thursday night around six o’clock. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Link Barker, 2...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys cross country team won the Urbana End of Summer Invitational on Tuesday night. Scoring for the Raiders were Wyatt Warren in 4th place in 19:25, Cameron Johnson in 5th ...read more
Name: Michael Mallory Parents: Curt and Suzy Mallory Address: DeGraff School activities and awards: Soccer, Baseball, Key Club, Student Government, Musical, Show Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 3 Years...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated Springfield Catholic in 4 sets Tuesday night. The scores were 25-12, 25-23, 21-25, and 25-20. Jamie Peterson had 32 kills, 5 ace serves, and 2...read more
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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
Indian Lake 6th grader Kendall Cotterman has a new accolade to put on her resume. She spelled "resume" correctly to win the ILMS Spelling Bee held on Thursday, December 17th. Seventh grader Tyler Fa...read more
Bellefontaine defeated Stebbins 157-203 Tuesday at Kittyhawk Golf Center in Dayton. The Chiefs swept the top 6 places and were led by medalist Devin Fowler with a 38. Jarrett Beck was second with a ...read more
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The Bellefontaine Police Department has announced the re-release of their DARE trading cards. The cards were originally released in the 1990s. According to Officer Andy Kennedy, the DARE Program was ...read more
Indian Lake Middle School Youth Leadership students are learning how working up a sweat can help you let go of stress. Judy Vito from Judy's Jazzercise recently led the group in a workout during the ...read more
The Logan County Sheriff's Office and BMRT Squad responded to an unresponsive male at 217 East Main Street in Belle Center Wednesday night around 9:45. Paramedics revived Travis May, 26, at his resid...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls soccer team defeated visiting London 5-2 Saturday afternoon. Hayley Boysel led the attack with two goals and two assists. Kenzie Heater, Taylor Coy, and Kaley Asbury...read more
A local man who admitted to using heroin was arrested following a neighborhood disturbance in Chippewa Wednesday night around 8:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Anthony Mathews, 28,...read more
Local cross country teams saw yet another busy Saturday. Here are results from around the area: West Liberty-Salem Big Orange Junior Varsity competed in the varsity boys’ red division race. Jo...read more
An Indian Lake man wanted for a recent hit-skip crash was arrested at his residence Wednesday night around eight o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office arrested Steven Jeanneret, 21, of 11900 Duf...read more
Several volleyball teams were in action Saturday. The Benjamin Logan freshman volleyball team competed in the eight-team Bellefontaine Invitational. The Raiders finished seventh and move to 3-2 on t...read more
A local woman pleaded guilty to a first-degree felony charge before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Wednesday afternoon. Amy Corwin, 26, of 6253 Route 68 South, West Liberty...read more
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The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education heard Superintendent Dr. Rick Smith's first evaluation of the district Wednesday. The board requested that Dr. Smith conduct the evaluation after be...read more
The 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
On Wednesday, the SpartanNash Foundation presented a large donation to Our Daily Bread. Representatives from SpartanNash’s Bellefontaine Distribution Center presented the $5,000 donation at Lut...read more
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With the holiday season in full swing, Christmas lights aren’t the only thing going up this month. Energy use spikes during the holiday season because of increased lights, baking, and furnace us...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week West Liberty-Salem (1-1)  40 Benjamin Logan (1-1)  31   WBLL Game Sidney (1-1)  35 Bellefontaine (0-2)  13  [audio:9051591436-TobySmithtalk...read more
The parents of a seven-year-old city boy were arrested Tuesday for a weekend beating. The boy said he was beaten because he refused to eat liver and onions for dinner on Saturday. The incident was d...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team stayed undefeated in the CBC as they came from behind to beat Shawnee 158-161 Thursday night at Liberty Hills. The Chiefs depth showed again as they were down...read more
A suspended driver was arrested on multiple charges following a traffic stop at the intersection of Main Street and Lake Street in Lakeview Wednesday morning around 12:50. The Logan County Sheriff's ...read more
After a few surprises in week 1 let's see what week 2 on the high school football schedule has in store for us.  Last week team WBLL jumped out to a 2 game lead in the weekly picks.  Unfortu...read more
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The Riverside Board of Education conducted a couple recognitions Tuesday evening. The board thanked Jennifer Blackford for her years of service. She became the district's treasurer/CFO in 2012. Durin...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team swung past Tipp City 159-170 at Liberty Hills on Wednesday. Nicklaus Lyons was medalist with a 37. Jarrett Beck fired a 40, Nathan Langenfeld and Hunter Karg...read more
Twenty-four students competed in the 5th grade spelling bee at the Bellefontaine Intermediate School Tuesday. The champion was Donnie LaRoche, whose winning word in round 10 was "fulfilling". The se...read more
The Allen County Fair continues to feature famous country groups. On Tuesday, fair officials announced that Rascal Flatts is scheduled to perform on Saturday, August 27th, 2016. The show will open w...read more
The Indian Lake Lakers (1-0) travel to Kenton Ridge to face the Cougars (1-0) on PeakofOhio.com.  Stu Mason and Adam Foust bring the game action. [plugin:158]...read more
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Since 1980, the Lutheran Community Services Annual Christmas Food and Toy Basket Giveaway Program has been helping members of the community during the holidays. On Tuesday, crowds were lined up out t...read more
The Bellefontaine 7th grade volleyball team rallied past Benjamin Logan 10-25, 25-22, 25-12 Wednesday night. Jenna Smith had 13 points, 2 kills, and a dig. Rylie Fullerton recorded 4 points and 4 as...read more
A drunk driver was arrested following a hit-skip accident on Rush Avenue near Calvary Baptist Church Monday night around 11:20. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Roger Stiles Jr., 32, ...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys golf team set a school record for 9 holes Tuesday night. The Chiefs defeated visiting Tecumseh 149-191 at Liberty Hills. (Pictured, left to right: Hunter Karg, Jarrett...read more
A teen was arrested following a domestic dispute with his mother at her Chippewa residence Monday night around 6:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Anthony Hoskinson II, 19, of Lima, ...read more
A local driver who suffered serious injuries in a T-Bone crash near Huntsville last Tuesday afternoon has passed away. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Marjorie Phillips, 89, of 435 Nor...read more
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The Kiwanis Logan County Cross Country Meet was held Tuesday at Indian Lake High School. In the high school girls race, Bellefontaine's Aubrey Stolly won in 20:49. Reghan Bieleski of the Big Orange ...read more
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The Benjamin Logan Board of Education approved a memorandum of understanding with the Benjamin Logan Education Association (BLEA) Monday. The agreement moves the district from a days calendar to an h...read more
Indian Lake Middle School teachers and staff are using Dr. Seuss' signature Christmas character to illustrate the true meaning of Christmas. Several large "Grinches" are hanging in the halls of each ...read more
Area volleyball teams hit the court Tuesday. Bellefontaine’s three squads had a tough time against Springfield Shawnee. The varsity Chiefs lost in three games to the Braves. Caitlin Hollar an...read more
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Despite the recent warm weather, Bellefontaine City Schools are prepared to use their calamity day schedule. Board members heard at their final meeting in calendar year 2015 Monday night that the dis...read more
The Mad River Mountain rebuild was the topic at the Bellefontaine Rotary Club meeting Monday afternoon. Mad River Mountain General Manager Tom Price along with Thomas and Marker President/CEO Randy M...read more
A drunk driver crashed on Watkins Road east of Marysville Sunday morning around three o'clock. The Union County Sheriff's Office reports that Jason Eastman, 35, of Richwood, was driving a 2009 Chevy ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity 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
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Father Patrick Sheridan celebrated his final masses at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church on Sunday morning. St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 328 East Patterson Avenue, held mass at 9 a.m. and 1...read more
Jacob Smith competed in The Great Buckeye Challenge mini triathlon at Buck Creek State Park in Springfield on Sunday. Smith finished the 250 yard swim, 10 mile bike ride, and 2 mile run in 57:06.41, ...read more
Congressman Jim Jordan’s (R-Urbana) staff will be in Bellefontaine on Monday. Rep. Jordan’s District Director Cameron Warner will be available to meet with constituents from 9:30 to 11:30...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team split a home tri-match with Triad and North Union on Saturday.  In the first match, Benjamin Logan beat Triad in straight sets 25-15 and 25-18.  ...read more
Up to $10,000 in grant money is available to area organizations that provide services to Logan County youth through United Way’s Youth Allocations program. Applications are available by contact...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced that consumers who have unused gift cards from the former RadioShack can file claims to seek refunds for remaining card balances. “Consumers...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange boys cross country team finished 5th out of 22 teams in the Division III race at the Bob Schul Invitational at Milton-Union High School Saturday. Here is the order o...read more
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has named Jim Sexstone as their December Board Member of the Month. Sexstone, born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, has been involved with YMCA camping since h...read more
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****Finals will be noted in bold letters**** ****To report a score call 592-1045 or 1-800-686-WPKO (9756)**** WPKO Game of the Week Triad (0-1)  0 Indian Lake (1-0)  41    WB...read more
Benjamin Logan recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Trent Myers Parents: Abe and Nichole Myers Address: Ridgeway School activities and awards: Football 9, 10, 11, 12, Baseball 9, 10, Tra...read more
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
It's time to dust off that favorite jersey that's been in the closet for a few months as our weekends now turn to football.  The high school season kicks off tonight and once again this year we w...read more
A driver suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash on County Road 26 near West Mansfield Thursday morning around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Starlight Snyder, 35, of...read more
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
A repeat drug dealer was arrested on felony charges in the city Thursday afternoon around 2:30. Detectives from the Logan County Joint Drug Task Force saw William Haynes, 27, of Chicago, walking near...read more
WPKO begins its 28th season of high school football with Triad visiting Indian Lake.  Pregame starts at 7:00 with a 7:30 kickoff from Lakers Stadium.  Join Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull by cl...read more
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Marie's Candies in West Liberty has come a long way since beginning in a farmhouse kitchen on State Route 507 with peppermint chews in 1956. The business continued to grow and moved to 311 Zanesfield...read more
Matt Huffman filed his petitions Thursday to run as a Republican for the 12th District Ohio Senate seat being vacated by Senate President Keith Faber at the end of 2016. “I am looking forward t...read more
The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 17 people earlier this week, including a Bowling Green man on multiple rape charges. John Walker Jr., 62, of 1006 3rd Street, Apt. 616, was indicted on seven coun...read more
Indian Lake Elementary students are learning the value of a dollar by doing some Christmas shopping. The PTO Holiday Shop is open at ILES through Monday, December 14th. The annual event in the gym a...read more
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
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The Early Bird Invitational was held Tuesday evening at Benjamin Logan High School in perfect running weather. Bellefontaine runners won the middle school girls, high school girls, and high school bo...read more
A structure fire damaged a garage in rural Union County near West Mansfield Thursday morning around 11:50. Firefighters from Bokescreek along with mutual aid from Perry Township, Liberty Township, an...read more
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
Waynesfield Raceway conducted a series of racing over the weekend. Results: Buckeye Machine Non Wing Sprints (23 Cars, 25 laps) 1. Luke Hall 2. Dallas Hewitt 3. Kyle Simon 4. Mike Miller 5. Mik...read more
Jacob Smith, 14, of Rushsylvania, won the Speedy Feet Kids Triathlon in Springfield on Saturday. Smith was one of 120 youth who participated at the NT Splash Zone & Eagle City Soccer Complex. Sm...read more
Bellefontaine High School sent 6 teams to the Ohio Model United Nations this week at the Hyatt Regency Convention Center in Columbus. One-hundred-one teams attended with a total of over 750 high scho...read more
The Shady Bowl Speedway hosted four divisions of races on Saturday. Here are the results the feature races of each division: Street Stocks (Feature race - Purtee Family Classic - 40 laps) 1st - Rod...read more
A Columbus man was arrested after he allegedly threatened a local man with a handgun in West Liberty Tuesday afternoon around 12:50. The West Liberty Police Department reports that Zack Smith, 20, th...read more
Former Bellefontaine Municipal Court Judge John Ross passed away Wednesday morning from an apparent heart attack. BMRT Squad responded to his residence near Indian Lake around 7:20. Ross, 68, was pr...read more
Area volleyball teams took to the courts on Saturday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team defeated Riverside in three sets: 25-19, 25-19, 25-17. Jamie Peterson had 5 service aces, 24 kill...read more
A Logan County native recently rode his way onto the podium during a Special Olympics event. Matt Wildermuth of Bellefontaine earned a bronze medal at the Special Olympics Ohio State Equestrian Compe...read more
A local woman died from a suspected drug overdose at a home in Kings Landing Wednesday morning around 2:20. Deputies from the Logan County Sheriff's Office and Indian Lake EMS responded to an unrespo...read more
Benjamin Logan hosted the opening round of the Quest Cup kick-off tournament Friday night. Kenton defeated Fairlawn 3-0. West Liberty-Salem blanked Benjamin Logan 4-0 in the nightcap. Benjamin Loga...read more
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a T-Bone crash on State Route 117 near State Route 366 Tuesday afternoon around 2:10. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Marjorie Phillip...read more
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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
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The Second Harvest Food Bank is helping to provide over 800,000 pounds of food to families in need across the area. The organization began in 1981 and is one of 13 food banks in Ohio. The organizatio...read more
Area golf teams hit the links Tuesday. Benjamin Logan opened up league play against Urbana at Liberty Hills. The Raiders won 165 to 192. Grant Ricketts carded a 34, Mitchell Fink tallied a 40, Jare...read more
The combined student dulcimer groups of Riverside Schools and Home Strings will perform traditional holiday music at the Ohio Statehouse from noon to 1 pm Wednesday. There will be 29 students from gr...read more
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
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
Benjamin Logan and Lima Central Catholic played Saturday in boys' golf action at Hawthorne Hills. It was LCC over the Raiders 321 to 353.   The Raiders Grant Ricketts took medalist honors with ...read more
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Russells Point Council discussed at great length a Clean Ohio Project Monday evening. The project was originally proposed to the village by Ron E. Becker of Wapakoneta about a month ago. A special me...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently warned that his office has seen an increase in reports of the IRS imposter scam, in which con artists tell consumers they are in trouble with the IRS. Betwe...read more
The Benjamin Logan Girls Invitational was Thursday at Cherokee Hills Golf Course. Raiders standout Morgan Fultz was medalist with a 78. Kenton Ridge won the nine-team tournament with a 371. Springfi...read more
Mechanicsburg won the Champaign County boys golf tournament Tuesday at Urbana Country Club. The Indians shot a 384. Triad fired a 389, Graham recorded a 398, West Liberty-Salem tallied a 400, and Ur...read more
The Russ Hogue Invitational was held at Cherokee Hills Tuesday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys finished in 3rd with a 321, Benjamin Logan was fifth with a 354. Lima Central Catholic won with a 308 ...read more
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The Indian Lake Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful 2015 and presented three special awards at their annual dinner Saturday night. About 100 community leaders gathered at the Indian Lake...read more
Shady Bowl conducted a series of races Saturday night, including the Earl & Peggy Isaacs Classic. Results: Modifieds (Earl & Peggy Isaacs Classic) 1. Mike Carroll 2. Brad Williams 3. Brad...read more
Huntsville #2 recently won the county late summer coach pitch tournament. The team recorded three wins on their way to the title. A total of 12 teams participated in the tournament. (Pictured ...read more
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
Results Saturday from racing at Waynesfield Raceway Park.  The numbers within brackets indicate starting position. Buckeye Machine Non-Wing Sprints (19 Cars) 1.  Luke Hall [1] 2.  Ko...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys golf team opened their season with a win at the CBC pre season event held at Kityhawk Golf Course in Dayton. The Raiders as a team shot a 359, led by senior Grant Ricketts, wh...read more
The Bellefontaine Police Department arrested two city residents on warrants Friday. Officers arrested Ashley Shepherd, 30, of 221 North Elm Street, on a felony warrant for two counts of trafficking i...read more
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
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Indian Lake High School senior Noah Fought got a real life lesson in civics this last election day. Fought, along with a handful of seniors from other area high schools, attended a lunch Wednesday fo...read more
Here were the results at Waynesfield Raceway Park Saturday. Numbers within brackets indicate starting position. Buckeye Machine Non-Wing Sprints (22 Cars) 1.  Landon Simon [1] 2.  Mike D...read more
Two teens have been charged for a series of car thefts in Lakeview. The Logan County Sheriff's Office arrested Mason Diener, 18, of 854 Township Road 31 South, Bellefontaine, and Brandon Davis, 17, o...read more
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
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Bellefontaine City Council met Wednesday evening. An ordinance was adopted regarding the Regional Income Tax Agency (R.I.T.A.). The agency will start handling the city's municipal income taxes at the...read more
A Benjamin Logan 7th-grader traveled to Virginia Beach to participate in the USA Volleyball Junior Beach National Championship over the weekend. Molly Vance of Rushsylvania represented the Elite Voll...read more
After 15 years of hard work along the highway, Junior Baker is looking forward to retirement. The Logan County Board of DD’s Job Club recently held a reception to honor Baker, complete with a c...read more
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
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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
Here are the results from Waynesfield Raceway Park on Saturday.  It was the 7th Annual Jack Hewitt Classic. Numbers within brackets indicate starting position. Buckeye Machine Non-Wing Sprints...read more
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported November sales of 115,441 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 5.2 percent in a month with two fewer selling days and one less weekend vs. a record-set...read more
The USA womens' volleyball team won the gold medal at the Pan Am Games in Toronto defeating Brazil 3-0 in the final. It was the first gold medal at the Pan Am games for women’s volleyball since...read more
A local man has been charged for the death of 4-year-old Brett Jaynes of North Lewisburg. The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office arrested Michael C. R. Stapleton, 25, of North Lewisburg, Tuesday...read more
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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
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
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
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
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
Bellefontaine High School 2012 graduate Taylor Cayot was named on Monday as one of twelve male finalists for the Mountain East Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award. Cayot has been a three-year...read more
The 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
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 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
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging consumers to remember their rights and watch for potential scams while shopping this holiday season.  “Understanding your rights as a consu...read more
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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
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
Two local students have been named Southwest District Athletic Board Scholar Athlete recipients. Recent West Liberty-Salem grads Abigail Rabenstein and Alex Steiner were honored at the SWDAB 22nd Ann...read more
A city man was arrested on a felony drug charge following a traffic stop in the 200 block of Walker Street Tuesday afternoon around 3:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped a pickup truck be...read more
The Zanesfield Lady Dirt Devilz 12U softball team, sponsored by Jeff Horney Insurance, won the Logan County Tournament in Kenton on Tuesday night, defeating Bellefontaine #1 10-3 for the championship....read more
Bellefontaine JC Sports won the Logan County 8u softball tournament in Lewistown Wednesday night. JC Sports outlasted Belle Center Phenx Data 14-10 in extra innings. Coaches said both teams played o...read more
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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
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
The Mid-State Heat 10U travel baseball team finished its season with a 2nd place finish in Battle Creek, Michigan over the weekend. The Heat competed in 9 weekend tournaments this season against team...read more
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
Two students from Razz-M-Tazz Studios were recognized at the Fred J. Miller Camp at Wright State University recently. Kierstin Diener and Katie Hartsel were awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award ...read more
Ohio’s young hunters checked 7,223 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season, held Saturday and Sunday, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “The weat...read more
West Liberty 1, Brecount Law Office, won the 2015 Logan County T-Ball Championship 17-16 in Lewistown on Saturday against Washington 2. West Liberty 1 defeated Ridgemont 2, West Liberty 4, Quincy, Hu...read more
A vehicle theft led to two felony arrests in the city Monday. Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to 464 Township Road 184, Bellefontaine, Monday morning around 7:35. Jay Mitchell...read more
A teen driver was killed in a rollover crash north of Marysville Sunday night around 6:40. The Union County Sheriff's Office reports that Jazlyn Barnes, 18, of Marysville, was driving a 1995 Toyota A...read more
Despite the best efforts of the track crew and racers to keep the track dry, Mother Nature wasn't willing to keep the skies from opening on Shady Bowl. The racers were ready and had completed their h...read more
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
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
A 9-year-old boy shot his first buck Sunday afternoon, which was the final day of youth hunting weekend. Landen Wisener of Russells Point shot an 8-point buck. He was hunting near Bellefontaine with...read more
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
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
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
Members of the Benjamin Logan FFA Chapter recently had the chance to learn more about a potential college option as they traveled to The Ohio State University Columbus Campus. Students first visited ...read more
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
A city woman was sentenced in Bellefontaine Municipal Court Friday for an accidental shooting that injured a man working in her neighborhood four months ago. Joanne Ritter, 78, of 1327 Omaha Road, pl...read more
Justin Durflinger of Bellefontaine won the pure stock feature at Shady Bowl Saturday night. The pure stocks are a new division at the oval. It’s a low budget rear wheel stock class. The class...read more
A county road in Pleasant Township will be closed for the next few weeks for a culvert replacement. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be replacing a culvert on County Road 23 betwee...read more
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
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
A passenger was arrested on a drug charge following a traffic stop on the city's west side Thursday morning around 11:40. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped a 2005 Honda Element in the 700 b...read more
In Logan County Coach Pitch action Friday, Huntsville #2 Woody's Diner defeated Zanesfield #3 20-10.  Griffin Schaub ripped a home run and a triple.  Gavin Spring, Kahne Ferguson, and Tyle...read more
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
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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
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
Riverside senior Tanner Lane was named to the All-Ohio Div. IV 1st team in baseball. Lane (pictured center of podium) has also excelled in track this spring, winning the high jump title at the Div. I...read more
A driver was injured in a one-vehicle crash on Route 68 near Township Road 199 (south of Bellefontaine) Wednesday morning around 5:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Mailon Curtis, 45...read more
In Pony League, ELM (East Liberty/Middleburg) Firehouse Pizza ran past Washington #2 14-2 in four innings Tuesday night. Ben Whitten and Nick Makin teamed-up for a three-hitter with five strikeouts. ...read more
Shady Bowl Speedway held a series of races Saturday night. Late Models 1. John Stroble 2. Buck Purtee 3. Shawn Stroble 4. Jesse Gade 5. Mark Parker Modifieds 1. Mike Carroll 2. Brad Yelton 3...read more
Two members of the Bellefontaine girls track team qualified for the state meet by finishing in the top four at the Division II regional at Dayton Welcome Stadium on Saturday. Senior Brenda Johnson fi...read more
Bellefontaine Middle School held its annual spelling bee Wednesday. 40 students from grades 6-8 competed. 6th-grader Grant Lotts won the bee by spelling "ramifications". Two-time defending champion...read more
A mother was arrested on a drug charge following a traffic stop in the 300 block of North Main Street Monday night around 6:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped Que'shawna Wilson, 22, of 2...read more
In Little League, Washington Township #2 blanked Bellefontaine #3 12-0 Friday night. Dustin Franks fired a no-hitter with seven strikeouts. Kyle Faulder belted a three-run homer. Franks recorded a ...read more
A 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
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) questioned Attorney General of the United States Loretta Lynch Tuesday about the U.S. Department of Justice’s muted response to the Internal Revenue Service&rsquo...read more
The Logan County Board of Elections met Tuesday morning to certify the November 3rd election results. After counting 212 provisional ballots, there were no changes. The Russells Point 3 mill police ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team is sitting in 8th place after day one of the DIII Southwest Regional meet at Troy Wednesday. In the shot put finals, WL-S seniors Maddie Gantz placed...read more
A medical condition caused a driver to crash into a cemetery on State Route 47 near Township Road 33 (west of Bellefontaine) Tuesday morning around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office repo...read more
Shady Bowl Speedway hosted the Sceva-Dean Memorial over the weekend. Results: Dwarfs 1. Daniel Wirick 2. Brandon Bayse 3. Jason Hitchcock 4. Greg Sparks 5. Tristen Francis Modifieds 1. Joe Pe...read more
Four defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Zackariah Coleman, 27, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 30 d...read more
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At the Indian Lake School Board meeting on Monday night, the board took time to honor the accomplishments of the history-making Lakers football team. Superintendent Pat O’Donnell (pictured left...read more
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
Area residents are encouraged to join BHS DECA, RTC Industries, and Quest Federal Credit Union next weekend for the third annual “Shred Your Worries Away Before the Holidays.” On Saturday...read more
COSI on Wheels rocketed into Indian Lake Elementary School Friday with a multi-faceted lesson on Astounding Astronomy. COSI presenter Jordan Rader led an assembly for the entire student body to start...read more
The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 23 people earlier this week, including a city man for stealing guns and operating a mobile methamphetamine lab last month. Cory Gaukin, 31, of 500 Gunntown Road, ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team took the early team standings lead at the DIII Southwest District in West Milton Tuesday evening. Top 5 team scores: 1st WLS 21, 2nd Russia 15, 3rd A...read more
A teen passenger suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident northwest of Bellefontaine on Township Road 218 near County Road 130 Friday night around 9:50. The Marysville Post of the State Hi...read more
Edison Community College hosted the tenth annual professional conference on technology for young women on Friday to encourage girls' increased involvement with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Ma...read more
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The Indian Lake varsity softball team saw its season come to an end Tuesday evening on 1390 WBLL. The Lady Lakers lost to top-ranked Greenville 10-0 in six innings in the Division II Sectional Champi...read more
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
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
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
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2014 Bellefontaine High School graduate Derek Yoesting recently won a Soldier of the Year competition.  Yoesting, 19, an E4 Specialist in the Ohio National Guard and Wright State University stud...read more
In Logan County T-Ball action Friday, West Liberty #1, Brecount Law Office defeated Ridgemont #3 28-12 to stay undefeated at 5-0.  For WL #1, Sutton Wilcoxon hit 3 home runs, Aiden Hull had a gr...read more
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The Bellefontaine Police Department conducted its 4th annual awards banquet at the Bellefontaine First Church of God Thursday evening. Current and former members of the department along with their fa...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team won its fourth consecutive Ohio Heritage Conference title Thursday evening at Mechanicsburg. Team scores: 1st WL-S 173, 2nd Greeneview 114, 3rd ...read more
The Indian Lake varsity softball team defeated rival Benjamin Logan 10-5 in a Division II sectional semifinal matchup Thursday night on WBLL. After a scoreless top of the first inning, the host Laker...read more
Several youth baseball and softball teams played Wednesday night. Farm League: West Liberty #1 Wilcoxon Homes beat Washington 12-3. Pitchers Gavin Hoffman and Joey LaRoche each struck out six. Rig...read more
Three area teens were arrested following a theft at Oasis Drive Thru, 136 South Main Street, Lakeview, Tuesday afternoon around 4:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that BreAnna Copeland, ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity softball team defeated Dixie 7-3 in tournament action Wednesday night. Kylee Kite was the winning pitcher. Karlie Wilbur blasted a three-run home run. Kite had an RBI...read more
A suspected heroin overdose victim was revived near Indian Lake Wednesday night around 8:05. The Washington Township Police Department reports that Anthony Lowery, 32, of 8890 Township Road 239, Lot ...read more
The Bellefontaine 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
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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
A driver was trapped following a T-Bone crash in front of the Fontaine Plaza Wednesday around noon. The Bellefontaine Police Department and Bellefontaine Fire and EMS responded to a wreck at the inte...read more
West Liberty-Salem defeated Arcanum 4-1 in the first round of the Div. III sectional tournament in softball. Karlie Wilbur was 2-3 with a solo HR and 2 RBIs. Kylee Kite was also 2-3 with a pair of R...read more
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In Div. II sectional softball tournament action Tuesday at Benjamin Logan it was the Raiders winning over county rival Bellefontaine 11-2, avenging an earlier 9-8 loss to the Chiefs in the regular sea...read more
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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
The Dance Fuzion Studio Team from Bellefontaine & Kenton earned several awards at the Starpower Dance Competition at the Columbus Convention Center over the weekend. Solo Awards: Lili Mackesy &n...read more
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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 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
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
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
Three defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Nicholas Nevels, 32, at large, was sentenced to ten months in...read more
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
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
The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team used a late surge to beat host Graham 6-1 Thursday night. The Chiefs scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to break a 1-1 tie. Lane Kiser tossed a...read more
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
Area ball clubs took to the diamond Tuesday. Varsity Baseball: Benjamin Logan rolled at Northwestern 17-1 in five innings to clinch the outright CBC Mad River title. The Raiders exploded for nine r...read more
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
Two former high school track stars helped their respective teams win conference championships recently. West Liberty-Salem alum and Youngstown State senior Hannah Ropp won the pole vault (11'05.75") ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Jr. High track and field team hosted the BOSS Invitational on Saturday. Pictured: Dennis McIntosh, owner of the Big Orange Shoe Shop, congratulates BOSS Invitational MVP Max Ni...read more
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
(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
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
Huntsville #1 Zimmerman Realty Kyle Springs won the Preseason County Coach Pitch Tournament held in Lakeview this week. Huntsville #1 defeated Lakeview #1 22-4, Ridgemont #2 16-8, Belle Center #1 21-...read more
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
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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 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
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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
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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
The Huntsville #2 Woody's Diner Coach Pitch team finished 2nd in the Logan County Pre-Season Tournament held at Lakeview. The team defeated West Mansfield in the semifinals Wednesday night 24-14. Av...read more
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 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 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
Do you consider yourself an asset builder?  The Director of the Logan County Family and Children First Council, Stacey Logwood, told the entire staff of Indian Lake Schools that they can add thi...read more
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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
West Liberty-Salem alum and Wilmington College senior Sarah Murphy was named Ohio Athletic Conference Co-Sprint Athlete of the Year at the 2015 OAC Track and Field Championships at Mt. Union over the ...read more
The 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
Four defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. John Franck III, 50, of 3646 State Route 47 East, Bellefontain...read more
A city woman who lied about the beating death of five-year-old Michael Barton was sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Skybree Schindler, 33, o...read more
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
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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
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
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 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 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
Three West Liberty-Salem graduates had a great weekend in college track. Wilmington College senior Sarah Murphy finished third in the 400 meter hurdles (1:05.93) and fourth in the 100 meter hurdles (...read more
Seven of the nation’s top 24 county Farm Bureau projects and activities came from Ohio this year, with several local counties making it to the top. The American Farm Bureau Federation annually ...read more
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
More than 50 Indian Lake area businesses and organizations set up in the ILES gym and cafeteria for the Annual Halloween Parade Thursday. (Pictured left - As is traditional, the ILES paraprofessional...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
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The Bellefontaine varsity baseball team used Sam Martz’s two-out game winning single in the bottom of the 8th inning to defeat the Springfield Shawnee Braves 4-3 Tuesday night. The game was at ...read more
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Beggars’ Night was held across Logan County Thursday evening. Many of the streets in the area were traveled by youngsters wearing costumes as they collected candy. Many costumes were featured t...read more
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
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
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
The u14 High Point Stars soccer team defeated the BSA Celtics 2-1 in their season opener Sunday. Noah LaBelle scored a goal and delivered an assist. Tate Schmittauer scored the other goal. Daunte G...read more
A soon-to-be Benjamin Logan graduate is taking her cheerleading to the college level. Hailey Thomas, a Benjamin Logan senior, has accepted a financial award to join the cheerleading program at Ashlan...read more
As Halloween approaches, more than 90 Indian Lake students are getting their teeth looked at just before the holiday that is the hardest on teeth.  The mobile dentists of Smile Care Ohio are vis...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
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Ohio Hi-Point Printing and Graphics student Kameron Maynard won a design contest Tuesday through a partnership with the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Logan and Champaign Counties and Vicario’s...read more
Baseball The Indian Lake varsity team took on West Liberty-Salem in a doubleheader. The Lakers narrowly won the first game 8-7. Nick Silvis, Andrew Hulbert, and Dylan Albright had 2 hits apiece. Al...read more
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
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At Tuesday's Riverside Board of Education meeting Treasurer Jennifer Blackford (pictured) resigned her position. She will leave Riverside at the end of the year to become the treasurer at St. Henry. ...read more
The boil advisory issued for several south side residents in Bellefontaine has been lifted. The boil alert was declared Monday afternoon due to a water line depressurization. The advisory affected t...read more
Six defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Monday afternoon. Andrew Herford, 22, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to three ye...read more
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 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
Weather and darkness were the winners in the varsity baseball matchup between Indian Lake and visiting Benjamin Logan Monday night on WBLL. The game was tied 5-5 after 7 1/2 innings when play was sus...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
A water line depressurization in Bellefontaine has prompted a boil advisory for several south side residents. The impacted areas include: 1133 and 1137 South Detroit Street 1146, 1180, 1217, 1225, ...read more
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
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
Area ball clubs hit the diamond Tuesday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys defeated Marion Pleasant 12-3 at Blue Jacket Park. Cole Braun had two hits and four 4 RBIs. Sam Martz and Andrew Mitchell each...read more
The Benjamin Logan Junior High boys track team finished in 1st place with 72 points in a tri-meet against Allen East and Lima Perry at Allen East on Monday night. Finishing first: Nolan Robson in the...read more
The 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
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
The Dance Fuzion Studio Team from Bellefontaine and Kenton competed at Rising Star Dance Competition at Aladdin Shrine Center in Columbus over the weekend. (Picture courtesy of JamSum Media & Des...read more
Five area wrestlers competed at the OH-Way State Youth Wrestling Tournament in Tiffin on Saturday. Three Indian Lake sixth-graders participated. Nate Cummins and Hayden Pummel each placed fifth. La...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
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
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
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
The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center recognized its October Seniors of the Month recently. Taylor Tinsley is from Indian Lake High School and Brett Rappold is from Riverside High School. Taylor Tinsley ...read more
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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 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 city man was charged Wednesday after he admitted to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in the area recently. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force reports that Cory Gaukin, 31, of 500 Gunnt...read more
The OHSAA state wrestling tournament wraps up Saturday evening, but the Graham wrestling team sealed their 15th consecutive Division II team title by Friday night. Seven Falcons are advancing to the ...read more
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The 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
A few area basketball teams played tournament games Thursday night. Division IV boys district finals at UD Arena: Jackson Center outlasted Troy Christian 65-58 in overtime. JC junior guard Drew Sos...read more
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
In Div. II girls high school basketball regional semifinal action Tuesday at Springfield High School, it was No. 2 state-ranked Tipp City defeating familiar CBC foe Kenton Ridge 60-37. In the 2nd gam...read more
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
A local driver was injured in a T-Bone crash at the intersection of South Main Street and Gunntown Road Monday afternoon around one o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that David Haw...read more
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
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
The Urbana Hillclimbers boys bowling team had three members finish in the top 30 individually en route to a 6th place finish this Friday and Saturday at the Division II state bowling tournament. The ...read more
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
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
The Big Ten Wrestling Championships are underway this weekend at The Ohio State University's St. John Arena. The Big Ten is arguably the toughest conference in all of NCAA wrestling. The intense comp...read more
The 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
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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 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
Three Indian Lake 6th graders wrestled in the Ohioway Southwest Regional Tournament Sunday at Dayton Stebbins High School. Hayden Pummel won his weight class, Lane Mefford was 3rd, and Nate Cummins p...read more
Several West Liberty-Salem track and field alumni performed well at their college indoor conference championship meets over the weekend. In the Ohio Athletic Conference, Wilmington College senior Sar...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity cheerleaders took home 5th place in the Division III state competition held at Ohio State University on Sunday. The team members include Hailey Thomas, Hailey Lockwood, Cor...read more
The Calvary Christian Spartans fell to the Bowling Green Crusaders 63-44 in the ICSO tournament at St. Joseph’s School in Wapakoneta Friday night. The Spartans were led by Daniel Wilt with 14 p...read more
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
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
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
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
The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that Route 68 north of Bellefontaine will be closed for the next few days. 68 is closed between Township Road 219 West and Township Road 219 East. The c...read more
High school boys basketball sectional tournament scores from Friday: In the game heard on 98.3, WPKO (pictured left), it was Twin Valley South 56 West Liberty-Salem 38 in a Div. III sectional tournam...read more
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
The Indian Lake boys bowling team finished 4th Thursday at the district tournament and advanced to state.  The district tourney was held at Beaver-Vu Lanes in Beavercreek. The team was in 7th pl...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team ran past host Benjamin Logan 58-40 in a rescheduled game Wednesday night. The Chiefs led 32-19 at the half, then sealed the win by outscoring the Raider...read more
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade boys basketball team defeated Tipp City 40-26 in the CBC championship game at Kenton Ridge High School Wednesday night. Bryce Schmidt and Cole Jones each scored a game-hi...read more
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
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
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
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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
The Bellefontaine varsity girls basketball team fell to Dayton Carroll 59-28 in the Division II sectional at Tecumseh on Monday night. The Chiefs end their season 2-21. Kenton Ridge steamrolled Gree...read more
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
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 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
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
Benjamin Logan led for 31:59 Thursday night in the girls Division II Sectional tournament against Shawnee.  Unfortunately for the Raiders they couldn't hold on for that final second as the Brav...read more
A local man wanted on multiple felony warrants was arrested following a brief foot pursuit in East Liberty Monday morning around ten o'clock. Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to...read more
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
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
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
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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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
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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
Benjamin Logan FFA Chapter members recently helped at a local soup kitchen. Darby Eades, Ryan Sheeley, Rhiannon Rhodes, Jenna Parker, Jade Wical, and Joel Doss helped other volunteers serve nearly 10...read more
The High School Boys basketall sectional tournament drawing held Sunday. The Bellefontaine Chiefs receive the #4 seed in the Div. 2 sectional tournament to be held at Springfield.  Bellefontaine...read more
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
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 homeless man was arrested after he was found in a barn near Logansville Saturday morning around 8:25. Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a suspicious person complaint at 1250...read more
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
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
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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
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
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
The West Liberty-Salem varsity bowling teams were swept by Piqua Thursday night. The varsity boys lost by two pins - 2,616 to 2,614. Gage Rudasill rolled a 224, Justin Salyers tossed a 221, Tylar Je...read more
More than 15,000 ring-necked pheasants will be released at 25 Ohio public hunting areas this fall to provide additional hunting opportunities across the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natu...read more
The Indian Lake varsity girls basketball team defeated host Graham 51-36 Wednesday night. First-year head coach Nick Tucci said the Lakers turned in their best performance of the year. Sammi Miller ...read more
The 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
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 city dog owner will not face any charges after authorities responded to numerous complaints regarding the treatment of a Great Dane at 507 East Columbus Avenue. The 15-month-old dog is owned by Dav...read more
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
In high school girls basketball Saturday Benjamin Logan defeated county rival Bellefontaine 52-36.  Nikki Current piled up 17 points, Hayley Boysel recorded 10 points and 6 steals, and Taylor Co...read more
The Indian Lake Middle School track teams ran in a quad meet at Urbana recently. The boys’ team finished in 2nd out of 4 teams and the girls’ team finished in 4th. Individual placers wer...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys bowling team defeated rival Northwestern 2,773 to 2,472 Thursday night. Michael Stevens had games of 251 and 212 for a 463 series. Bradley Hoover rolled a 229 and 199 fo...read more
The Indian Lake varsity swim team competed in a tri-meet with Wapakoneta and Minster on Thursday at the Wapak YMCA. For the girls: Brooke Zarnosky placed 4th in 200 freestyle and 5th in 100 breastst...read more
Several area basketball teams were in action Thursday. The Indian Lake varsity girls edged Riverside 47-45 on 98.3 WPKO. Indian Lake showed signs of a team that was playing their fourth game in six ...read more
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
Three fire departments responded to a structure fire at 4800 State Route 29 East near Mutual Tuesday afternoon around 4:20. The Mechanicsburg Fire Department along with mutual aid from Urbana and Nor...read more
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The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team steamrolled visiting Northwestern 60-29 Tuesday on WBLL. Bellefontaine led 9-3 after 1 quarter, 27-9 at the half, then outscored the Warriors 33-20 in t...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team defeated Cedarville 51-41 Monday night. Jamie Peterson had another double-double with 21 points and 14 rebounds. Mikayla McIntosh tallied 12 poin...read more
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
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 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
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
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
The Indian Lake Swim Team participated in the CBC meet at Wright State University on Saturday. Skyler Tavenner (left) won the 50 freestyle in a new meet record time of 22.63 and the 100 backstroke in...read more
In high school 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
In Friday night bowling, the Indian Lake varsity boys topped Riverside at T-P Lanes. Kyler Klingler led the Pirates with a 203 game and Andrew Wright had a 322 series. The Riverside JV boys also los...read more
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The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team fell at Springfield Shawnee 49-45 Friday night on WBLL. The win moves the Braves into sole possession of first place in the CBC Kenton Trail. Shawnee l...read more
Thursday night in boys bowling Riverside lost a close match to Emmanuel Christian 2,224 to 2,189. Luke Lowery led the Pirates with games of 201 and 171 for a 372 series.  Dalton Lowery recorded...read more
A drunk man was arrested on multiple charges following a dispute with his live-in girlfriend at their Huntsville residence Sunday night around six o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports t...read more
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
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
The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has recognized Dee Dee Ricketts, owner of ME & Company Salon, as October’s Business and Entrepreneur of the Month. Ricketts earned her beauty license fr...read more
The Hilliker YMCA swim teams competed against the Miami County YMCA recently. Combined the two teams lost to Miami County 343-146. Individually, the boys lost 130-76 and the girls lost 213-70. Resul...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys bowling team defeated Graham 2,560 to 2,222 at T-P Lanes Tuesday night. Christopher Roesner had games of 214 and 167 for a 381 series. Bradley Hoover shot a 177 and 198 ...read more
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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
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
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
A local man was arrested following a disturbance at his rural West Liberty home Thursday night around 6:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Christopher Gault, 44, got into an argument ...read more
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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
Jurors sided with a local doctor in a recent civil trial in Logan County Common Pleas Court. The trial was held over the past two weeks on a claim of medical malpractice. The case was brought by Deb...read more
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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
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
Indian Lake Middle School continues to recognize Students of the Month for each grade, a practice that began last school year. (Pictured, left to right: Kaleb Hurley, Daylon Easton, and Catherine Tho...read more
State Representative Nino Vitale (R-Urbana) voted for legislation that, with approval from Congress, would give Ohio more freedom and flexibility over its healthcare policies. House Bill 34 ratifies ...read more
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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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
Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) today questioned Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc. President Cecile Richards in a congressional hearing about undercover videos that show Planned Parenthood...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
The Benjamin Logan boys bowling team defeated Graham and Riverside at T-P Lanes Thursday night. The Raiders shot a 2,414, the Falcons recorded a 2,064, and the Pirates rolled an 1,892. Harvey McCann...read more
The Riverside Lady Pirates varsity basketball team, behind Molly Harshbarger’s 16 points, defeated Ridgemont Thursday night 49-32. Brooke Hickey added 13. Hickey also had 5 rebounds and 4 assist...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls bowling team defeated Dayton Stebbins 2,078 to 1,847 Wednesday night at T-P Lanes. Haley Watkins rolled games of 174 and 216 for a 390 series. Sierra Rhoades shot a 1...read more
The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center is inviting area high school juniors, seniors, and their parents to participate in the 35th annual Logan County College Day on Friday. The event is bei...read more
The 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
The Hilliker YMCA swim teams competed against the Union County YMCA recently. Combined the two teams lost to Union County 250-220. Individually, the boys won 111-96 and the girls lost 154-109. Resul...read more
In high school bowling Tuesday, the West Liberty-Salem boys defeated Northeastern 2,349-2,052. Gage Rudasill was high scorer for the Tigers with a 245, Justin Salyers had a 215, and Reese Shafer...read more
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In boys high school basketball Tuesday night it was Marysville 60 Bellefontaine 50. The game was featured on WBLL.  The Chiefs led 11-10 after 1 quarter and 25-23 at the half. After 3 quarters i...read more
The boil advisory issued for several south side residents in Bellefontaine has been lifted. The boil alert was declared Friday due to a water line depressurization. The advisory affected the followi...read more
Urbana University has selected its next athletic director. Larry Cox, a longtime coach and administrator, will begin his duties on Monday. Cox most recently served as the Director of Athletics at Ed...read more
The Riverside football team's “Champions Club” was honored by a DeGraff restaurant recently. Gangster’s Ristorante served the young men a four-course dinner. In order to be a membe...read more
The Bellefontaine high school wrestling team finished 4th out of 16 teams at the Lima Senior Invitational on Saturday. Tipp City beat Eastwood 277-275 to win the tournament and Troy edged the Chiefs ...read more
The u14 High Point Stars defeated the Panthers 9-4 Sunday to win the Soccer First indoor championship. Dominik Patton had a hat trick, Marcus Walker scored twice, Isaiah Henry had a 2-point shot, and...read more
Several area basketball teams hit the court on Saturday. The Riverside varsity boys basketball team routed Vanlue 63-33. Landon Kelsey was the leading scorer with 19 points. Tanner Lane had 14. The...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity bowling teams were swept at Tecumseh on Friday. The Bellefontaine varsity boys fell 2,722 to 2,255. Joey Jacobs had games of 216 and 171 for a 387 series. Anthony Tolliver...read more
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Several boys basketball teams were in action Friday night despite the many school cancellations earlier in the day. Here's the PeakofOhio.com scoreboard:   WBLL Game:     &...read more
In high school bowling Friday at Coral Lanes, the Graham Lady Falcons topped a much improved Indian Lake Lakers girls team 2,233 to 1,778. Sarah Carpenter led all bowlers with games of 242 and 232 fo...read more
A few area schools took to the court Thursday. The Riverside varsity girls lost at Waynesfield-Goshen 46-40. Standout Brooke Hickey led the Pirates with 21 points and 7 rebounds. Hickey was 9-for-9...read more
The Ridgemont Board of Education celebrated their first meeting in their new building on Thursday. While there are still items to be completed in Ridgemont’s new building such as wifi connectio...read more
The Bellefontaine JV girls bowling team defeated Calvary Christian 1,806 to 1,522 Thursday. For Bellefontaine, Heather Johnson fired a 337 series, Hannah Davis bowled a 320 series, Terra Knight rolle...read more
A water line depressurization in Bellefontaine has prompted a boil advisory for several south side residents again. The impacted areas include: 1133 and 1137 South Detroit Street 1146, 1180, 1217, ...read more
The Indian Lake varsity swim team competed in a tri-meet with Urbana and Northwestern at Urbana University Wednesday night. Renae Deardurff placed 1st in 50 free and 2nd in 100 back. Brittany Bryant...read more
An Indian Lake woman and her ex-boyfriend were arrested after they lied to police Thursday night around 7:40. The Washington Township Police Department responded after neighbors saw Joseph Haas, 57, ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys bowling team defeated Indian Lake 2,665 to 2,543 Wednesday night at T-P Lanes. Logan Wenger had games of 269 and 216 for a 485 series. Senior Trent Harshfield shot a ...read more
The Logan County Area Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating their Annual Stars in Business, Night of Recognition on Wednesday, October 7th at the Bellefontaine Regional Airport. The Chamber takes t...read more
Honda of America Manufacturing announced today a $210 million investment in a new, state-of-the-art paint line at its Marysville Auto Plant (MAP)—Honda's first and largest auto plant in North Am...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity girls basketball team defeated visiting Mechanicsburg 75-64 Tuesday night.  Leading the way for the Lady Raiders were four players in double figures. Freshman Nikki C...read more
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel stood Thursday with leaders representing Ohio cities, schools, townships and other entities and announced the launch of 114 local government and school district spending sit...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls basketball team rallied past visiting Northeastern 45-36 Monday night. The Tigers outscored the Jets 33-15 in the second half. Junior Jamie Peterson had another ...read more
A husband and wife were arrested after police responded to a complaint of possible drug and sexual activity at Ratleff Park, 300 South Springhill Street, Wednesday afternoon around five o'clock. The ...read more
Two local swim teams competed in the Shawnee Invitational at Wright State on Saturday. The Bellefontaine Chieftain girls finished 5th beating out Kenton Ridge by 2 points and were 2nd of the CBC...read more
Several area basketball teams took to the courts on Saturday. Boys The Bellefontaine varsity team defeated visiting Lima Shawnee 53-46 on WBLL. Daniel Boy led the Chiefs with 14 points. Bellefonta...read more
The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center has announced the Logan County Youth Leadership Kickoff. All Youth Leadership high school members from Bellefontaine, Benjamin Logan, Indian Lake, and ...read more
Local basketball teams hit the court Friday evening. The Bellefontaine varsity boys defeated Kenton Ridge 57-39. The Chiefs improve to 3-4 and 2-1 in conference play. The JV Chiefs beat Kenton Ri...read more
Several area runners braved the cold temperatures to participate in the 5th annual Liberty Half Marathon on New Year's Day.  The race started in West Liberty and finished in East Liberty and is p...read more
The boil advisory issued for several south side residents in Bellefontaine has been lifted. The boil alert was declared Tuesday morning due to a water line depressurization. The advisory affected th...read more
In varsity boys basketball it was Anna 47 West Liberty-Salem 31. Trent Thomas led the Tigers with 11 points in the 3rd place game at the Versailles Holiday Tournament.  Now 4-5, they play at Cat...read more
In girls high school bowling Graham topped Northwestern 2417-2261. Senior Sarah Carpenter led all bowlers with a 427 series after firing games of 228-199. Abigail Ogden also rolled a 228 and Jessica ...read more
The WL-S Varsity boys lost to Versailles 78-42.  Versailles led 33-22 at halftime and broke the game open with a 26-10 third quarter. Trent Thomas had 13 points and Conner Woods had 10.   ...read more
The Calvary Christian School girls bowling team defeated Springfield Central Catholic 1,702 to 1,571 Monday. Amariah Tanner bowled a 328 series and Kerr Howard fired a 324 series. The Benjamin Logan...read more
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The Riverside Board of Education made a decision on a resource officer for the district Tuesday. The decision came after months of consideration by the board. The board sought community input and a...read more
The Bellefontaine High School swim team hosted their annual invitational at Hilliker YMCA. Out of the 16 teams in attendance, the boys and girls combined for 3rd place overall. The boys finished 5th ...read more
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Examples of city government meeting the needs of taxpayers were on display Tuesday night when Bellefontaine City Council met. For the first time since 2011, and the second time ever, the city receive...read more
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The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team overcame an early deficit to beat host Indian Lake 57-53 Saturday night on WBLL. The Lakers jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first three-and-a-half minu...read more
West Liberty-Salem sophomore Kelby Strapp has been selected to compete in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase North at Kent State University on January 3rd and 4th where she was picked to play first base.&...read more
A drunk woman was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic dispute at her rural Zanesfield home Monday afternoon around 4:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Susan Stover, 42,...read more
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Snowboarders, here's your chance to ride with an Olympian. Louie Vito is coming to Mad River Mountain for his annual rail jam Saturday. It's one of the largest rail jams in the Midwest. Registration...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys bowling team defeated host Greeneview 2,279 to 2,144 Tuesday night. Logan Woolley fired a 207, Justin Salyers and Brad Burt each tossed a 187, Gage Rudasill record...read more
A water line depressurization in Bellefontaine has prompted a boil advisory for several south side residents. The impacted areas include: 1133 and 1137 South Detroit Street 1146, 1180, 1217, 1225, ...read more
The Bellefontaine High School swim team competed in a dual meet at Kenton Tuesday night. The boys won the meet 84-52. The girls fell to Kenton 93-61, creating a combined score of 145-145. First-pla...read more
Indian Lake’s Homecoming festivities will take place this weekend. (Pictured, left to right: Aubrey Grider, Isabella Barnes, Michelle Grider, Kati Bowsher, and Kelly Shoffner) Students voted s...read more
Bellefontaine native Scott Thompson was the featured speaker at the Bellefontaine Rotary Club meeting Monday afternoon. Thompson is the director of safety and security at Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Ba...read more
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The Benjamin Logan Board of Education discussed the final two parts of a three part technology upgrade project Monday. The technology department has been making upgrades throughout the district. The ...read more
The Bellefontaine Hilliker Heat swim teams defeated the Van Wert YMCA Marlins recently. The boys won 108 to 84 and the girls won 159 to 79. Results: Boys 100 Medley Relay 8 & Under Place 1 - 1...read more
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Indian Lake board members were provided details Monday night at their monthly meeting of the homecoming parade that is scheduled for this Thursday, September 24th. Russells Point Police Chief Joe Fre...read more
The former Bellefontaine JV softball coach pleaded guilty to a felony sex charge before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Monday afternoon. Addie Rife, 27, of 221 Caddie Drive, Mary...read more
The Bellefontaine swim team competed in a tri-meet with Tipp City and Northwestern Saturday. The boys and girls both finished in front of Northwestern but short of beating Tipp City. First place fin...read more
A local woman was arrested on multiple charges after she threatened her husband with a gun during a domestic dispute at their 308 North Center Street, Belle Center residence Sunday afternoon around 1:...read more
The following are area high school bowling results from Friday. The Indian Lake varsity boys defeated Bellefontaine 2523-2707. Michael Stevens rolled games of 225 and 236 for a 461 series. Cody Dearw...read more
A drunk driver was arrested after he nearly struck another driver near Belle Center Monday morning around 1:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Taylor Ray Werner, 24, of 701 South Main...read more
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The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team dropped a heartbreaker to visiting Springfield Shawnee 45-44 Friday night on WBLL. The Chiefs led 33-22 at the half, but went cold in the final two quar...read more
In varsity girls basketball, Riverside junior Aubrey Stephens hit a last-second shot to carry the Pirates past visiting Lehman 37-35 Thursday night. Stephens finished with 8 points. Senior Brooke Hi...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys bowling team defeated Southeastern 2,508 to 2,241 Thursday. Logan Woolley shot a 216, Justin Salyers fired a 207, Gage Rudasill rolled a 205, Reese Shafer tossed a...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity girls bowling team beat Springfield 2,042 to 1,853 at T-P Lanes Wednesday. Haley Watkins rolled a 169 and 171 for a 340 series. Sierra Rhoades tossed a 312 series and Caris...read more
The Indian Lake varsity girls basketball team rallied past Greenon 62-59 for their first win of the season. The host Lakers outscored the Knights 35-19 in the final quarter. Kelson Stidam hit the go...read more
Mary Rutan Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of general surgeon Dr. David Giammar to their medical staff and surgery department. Dr. Giammar is the fourth general surgeon to join the M...read more
Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Quincy Friday night around 6:30. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Dustin Macy, 29, of 221 Jefferson Street, Quincy, was southbou...read more
As featured on 98.3 WPKO, the West Liberty-Salem varsity boys basketball team ran past host Riverside 61-40. The Tigers jumped out to a 16-2 lead after the opening quarter. Austin Miller poured in 1...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys bowling team lost to Urbana 2,905 to 2,532 Monday night. Logan Wenger led the Raiders with games of 216 and 186 for a 402 series. Colton Jones shot a 228 and 158 for a 386 se...read more
The Graham Falcons varsity bowling teams competed in the Cincinnati Holiday Classic over the weekend. The girls bowled Saturday and the Lady Falcons had a great showing. They finished 3rd out of 32 t...read more
An area man was arrested on a drug-related warrant Wednesday afternoon around five o'clock. The Hardin County Sheriff's Office arrested Taylor Pinks, 22, of 2219 State Route 81, Ada, on a Bellefontai...read more
In Monday’s high school girls basketball action, Fairbanks defeated host Riverside 37-28. Monica Hurley led the Lady Pirates with 10 points. Riverside is 1-6. Triad handed North Union their f...read more
The Indian Lake swim team set several records at Trotwood-Madison High School on Saturday in the Greenon Sprint Invitational. (Pictured, left to right: Andrew Crockett, Josh Smith, Skyler Tavenner, a...read more
The Hilliker YMCA recently announced the hiring of a new aquatics director. Tomi White will join the Y on September 25th. She has been a swim coach for the Hilliker Heat Swim Team for the last three...read more
The Bellefontaine High School wrestling team finished 3rd out of 9 teams Saturday at its own Jimmy Mac Duals with a 3-2 record. The Chieftains defeated Greenfield McClain 48-30, Carlisle 60-10, and X...read more
An area volleyball standout has garnered recognition on the national level. 2013 Benjamin Logan High School Graduate Ciarra Wirick of West Liberty has been named a National Junior College Athletic As...read more
Basketball teams around the area were busy on Saturday. High School Boys ­ The Calvary Christian Spartans defeated the Sidney Christian Eagles 68-38 for their first win in school history. Blak...read more
A rollover injury accident temporarily closed County Road 153 near Middleburg Thursday morning around 8:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash on 153 between County Road 144 and T...read more
The Chieftain swim team had an impressive showing on Saturday as they competed at the Kenton Ridge Invitational at Wright State. The girls team tied with Kenton Ridge in first place and the boys fini...read more
Two female teens who walked away from an Adriel School Group Home earlier this week have been charged for a series of thefts near West Liberty. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Alexis W...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity bowling teams were swept at Kenton Ridge Friday. The varsity boys fell 2,739 to 2,491. Dylan Legge rolled games of 214 and 211 for a 425 series. Cale Sterling shot a 213 a...read more
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Area boys basketball teams were in action Friday. On 1390 WBLL, the Bellefontaine varsity Chiefs defeated host Dayton Stebbins 55-45. The Chiefs never trailed and pulled away with a couple of surges...read more
The Adriel School in West Liberty has a new president and CEO. Todd Hanes, who has been serving as Interim CEO, was named President and CEO of Adriel, Inc. The facility provides foster care and adop...read more
The Indian Lake varsity wrestling team went 2-0 to win the Logan County tri-meet Thursday night at Benjamin Logan. Bellefontaine was 1-1. Benjamin Logan finished 0-2. Indian Lake 57, Benjamin Logan...read more
Authorities are investigating a death near Indian Lake. The Logan County Sheriff's Office and Indian Lake EMS responded to an unresponsive female at 7273 Delaware Drive, Five Parks, Russells Point, T...read more
Reliant Mechanical is sponsoring three half marathons in Logan County. The races will be held on Thursday, January 1; Sunday, February 1; and Saturday, March 14, 2015. The January 1st race begins at...read more
Two youth soccer standouts will showcase their skills at a prestigious event next year. High Point Stars members Pierce Wall and Beau Salyer were recently selected to represent the Dayton district in...read more
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $244,074 for Community Health and Wellness Partners of Logan County in West Liberty to help expand access to primary care and boost services at the he...read more
In high school girls bowling Wednesday night Graham topped Dayton Stebbins 2,228 to 1,951. Leading the way was Abigail Ogden with a 243. Cara Cohn rolled a 203, Sarah Carpenter had a 180, and Jessic...read more
A drunk driver was arrested following a hit-skip crash at Williams RV Park, 11707 State Route 117, Belle Center, Tuesday night around 6:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Eva Wise, 51...read more
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In girls high school basketball Wednesday night, Kenton Ridge ran past host Benjamin Logan 81-31. Legendary coach Ed Foulk has over 500 wins at Kenton Ridge and his teams always play at a break-neck...read more
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West Liberty-Salem school board members learned Tuesday night at their monthly meeting that the first two days of classes went smoothly. Superintendent Kraig Hissong told the board, however, that he ...read more
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The Bellefontaine varsity boys basketball team fell at home to Sidney Tuesday on WBLL. The Chiefs lost in the final seconds to the Yellow Jackets 44-43. Sidney’s Cameron Gallimore scored as th...read more
Several area basketball teams played Monday night. The Triad varsity girls team defeated host Riverside 49-30. The Cardinals jumped out to a 21-5 lead after one quarter. Ali Dixon scored 13 points....read more
A local driver was tased after he fled on foot following a traffic stop on State Route 540 east of Lakewood Drive Monday afternoon around 1:55. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped George Prat...read more
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By a 4-1 vote with 1 member abstaining, West Liberty Village Council voted to rescind their order to cut down the Christmas tree that is next to the Town Hall in downtown West Liberty. The one vote a...read more
Ohio recently crowned its 7 divisional state football champions at Ohio Stadium. Thursday, December 4th: Division III Toledo Central Catholic (13-2)  56 Athens (14-1)  52 Friday, Decemb...read more
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined business and community leaders today to mark the completion of an expansion project at International Paper’s manufacturing facility in Kenton. The $70 m...read more
A drunk Lakeview man was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic disturbance with his girlfriend at their residence Saturday night around 6:45. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office repor...read more
The Bellefontaine bowling teams swept visiting Springfield Shawnee at T-P Lanes Friday. In varsity boys, the Chiefs outscored the Braves 2,656 to 2,509. Anthony Tolliver tossed games of 221 and 249 ...read more
Several people were injured in a crash south of Urbana Sunday afternoon around 2:30. The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle accident on East Hickory Grove Road near Ro...read more
Bellefontaine High School has announced its August Seniors of the Month. Name: Mallory Stolly High School: Bellefontaine High School Parents: Henry & Sally Stolly Address: Bellefontaine Schoo...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity bowling teams swept Northeastern Thursday night. The Lady Tigers won 1,805 to 1,623. Emily Crook fired a 320 series, Taylor Loverde shot a 272 series, Erica McCall rol...read more
Hunters will have their first opportunity to pursue white-tailed deer when archery season opens on Saturday, Sept. 26, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Deer hunters should...read more
On Wednesday, Bellefontaine City Council adopted an ordinance which allows the Service-Safety Director and Mayor to enter into a contract with the Logan County Commissioners for an Inspection Agreemen...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys bowling team fell to Stebbins Wednesday night 2,636 to 2,577.  Leading the Raiders was Logan Wenger, who rolled games of 195 and 253 for a 448 series. Trent Harshfield s...read more
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is encouraging Ohioans to vote Yes on State Issue 1, Yes on State Issue 2, and No on State Issue 3. The state’s most influential farm and food organization...read more
The West Liberty-Salem bowling teams were in action Tuesday. The varsity Lady Tigers defeated Calvary Christian 1,611 to 1,494 Emily Crook fired a 276 series, Erica McCall a 250, Taylor Loverde and ...read more
The Indian Lake "Meet the Teams Night" showcased this year's talent on the hardwood. (Pictured: Sydney Miller sinks a shot during the 3-point contest.) Fans got a chance to see the boys and girls va...read more
In high school bowling Monday night, Mechanicsburg defeated Graham in girls action 2,484-2,357.  The Lady Falcons were led by senior Sarah Carpenter with games of 244 and 202 for a 446 series.&n...read more
The Bellefontaine Rotary Club celebrated its 59th annual Charter Night at the Whitmore House Thursday. Delanie Buck was named Rotarian of the Year. Colton Lowry was presented Rookie of the Year. Th...read more
Crews will be doing road work in the city and county over the next several days. LeVan’s Excavating will start work on the Glenwood East Allotment II Pavement Improvement Project in Whispering ...read more
Two men are facing felony drug charges after the State Highway Patrol seized 1,002 pounds of marijuana worth approximately five million dollars following a traffic stop in Madison County this week. T...read more
Winners indicated in bold letters. Division I 2 Lakewood St. Edward (12-2)  42 1 Hudson (13-1)  14 (Game at University of Akron InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field)   6 Cincinnati M...read more
Troopers from the Wapakoneta Post of the State Highway Patrol reported a suspicious vehicle in the southbound rest area on Interstate 75 two miles north of Wapakoneta Friday morning around 10:45. On...read more
The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 24 people earlier this week, including a city man for felonious assault. Shawn VanHoose, 42, of 913 Rush Avenue, was indicted on two counts of felonious assault (...read more
Winners indicated in bold letters. Division VI: Minster 14 (11-3) Defiance Tinora 13 (13-1) (Game at Wapakoneta Harmon Field)   Kirtland 28 (14-0) Lucasville Valley 7 (11-3) (Game at New ...read more
Joseph Pilkington was arrested on a felony sex charge Thursday around noon. The Logan County Grand Jury indicted Pilkington, 43, at large, on one count of sexual battery (F3) Tuesday. The indictment...read more
A hard-throwing lefty from Benjamin Logan recently decided to continue his academic and baseball career at Wright State University. Senior pitcher Zane Collins made that decision surrounded by his fa...read more
Bellefontaine recently honored its fall athletes. Volleyball: Most Improved - Georgia Cooper Best Offensive Player - MacKenzie Brunswick Best Defensive Player - MacKenzie Brunswick Most Valuable ...read more
The Bellefontaine bowling teams opened their season with a tri-match against visiting Sidney and Mechanicsburg Friday at T-P Lanes. Sidney won the varsity boys match with a 2,701. Bellefontaine foll...read more
A county road near Rushsylvania will be closed Thursday. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be replacing a culvert on County Road 12 between County Road 50 and County Road 265. The ...read more
The u14 High Point Stars ran past the Columbus Crew Jrs 18-0 in indoor soccer on Saturday. Drew Wrocklage had 4 goals, including two 2-pointers. Daunte George recorded a hat trick. Alanee Yaeger an...read more
Winners indicated in bold letters Division 1, Region 2: 16 West Chester Lakota West (7-6)    3  5 Huber Heights Wayne (12-1)    38 (Game at Dayton Welcome Stadiu...read more
High school bowling from Friday saw the Graham Lady Falcons start their season with a win over the Dayton Carroll Patriots 2193-1995. Seniors Sarah Carpenter and Abigail Ogden led the team. Carpenter...read more
    West Liberty-Salem senior Karlie Wilbur (pictured in center with her Dad Kevin on her left and Mom Dawn on her right) signed her letter of intent Tuesday to play Div. II college softba...read more
Finals indicated in bold letters WPKO Game of the Week: Division VI, Region 22: 3 Minster (10-3)     35 4 West Liberty-Salem (11-2)     0   &...read more
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A new business is coming to downtown Bellefontaine.  It is called Brewfontaine, the Tap of Ohio, located at 211 S. Main St.  Currently being renovated, the building that will be Brewfontain...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Tigers are back in the Regional Final for the 2nd straight season.  Last year's game still haunts WL-S fans as they saw Mechanicsburg drive the field in the final minute of...read more
A city drug dealer was sentenced by Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor Tuesday afternoon. Erin Ratleff, 35, was sentenced to eight years in the Ohio Reformatory for Women for e...read more
A water line depressurization in Bellefontaine has prompted a boil advisory for several south side residents. The impacted areas include: 1200 South Main Street 1133, 1137, 1145, and 1200 South Det...read more
Tonight is the Regional Final in Division VI with the West Liberty-Salem Tigers (11-1) facing the Minster Wildcats (9-3) from Piqua's Alexander Stadium.  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are live on ...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has released pairings and locations for the football regional finals. West Liberty-Salem will face Minster at Piqua Alexander Stadium Friday night at 7:30 on...read more
Recently released ACT test data reveals the scores of Indian Lake students are steadily increasing. For the 2014-15 school year, Indian Lake's average composite score was a 22. This is up from prior ...read more
The following is a guest column by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown. Labor Day is more than just a last hurrah of summer, a day for picnics and barbeques for many families. It’s also an important tim...read more
Winners indicated in bold letters Division 1, Region 2: 5 Huber Heights Wayne (11-1)     44 4 Dublin Coffman (11-1)     35 (Game at Bellefontaine AcuSport S...read more
Finals indicated in bold letters WPKO Game of the Week: Division VI, Region 22: 4 West Liberty-Salem (11-1)  21 1 Tri-County North (10-1)  14 (Game at Clayton Northmont Good Samaritan S...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced that his office’s Identity Theft Unit received nearly 3,500 complaints and helped identity theft victims clear over $1 million in fraudulent ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem Tigers find themselves in familiar territory as they are back in the regional semi-final Friday night on Mix 98.3 WPKO.  This year the Tigers will face the #1 seed in the r...read more
16-year-old Skyler Tavenner led the Hilliker YMCA swim team at the Sidney YMCA Pentathlon on Saturday. He placed first in the 100 IM, 100 Free, 100 Fly, and 100 Back and was the overall point leader f...read more
A county man riding a motorcycle was cited on two separate charges at the intersection of West Wilgus Dr and US 33 Thursday evening around 6:00 pm. The Russells Point Police Department reports that T...read more
A county man was arrested on a felony charge following a domestic dispute with his wife at their 657 County Road 24, DeGraff, home Thursday morning around 5:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office repo...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has released pairings and locations for the football regional semifinals. West Liberty-Salem will play Tri-County North at Northmont Friday night at 7:30 on ...read more
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Barely Used Pets Rescue has been finding dogs new homes for years, however the organization will soon have a new home itself. The dog rescue based in Champaign County will be moving from 2970 East Ro...read more
Division VII, Region 26: 8 Triad (6-5)  0 1 Marion Local (11-0)  40   7 Covington (6-5)  7 2 Lehman (9-2)  42   5 Fort Recovery (7-4)  28 4 Fort Loramie (7-4...read more
The 4th Annual Oldest Street Race will take place in Downtown Bellefontaine on Labor Day (Monday). The 5K & 10K run/walk is presented by Honda Logistics North America, Inc. and Midwest Express. T...read more
Nine area residents were charged following a disturbance in the Walmart parking lot, 2281 South Main Street, Tuesday night around 8:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that four trucks we...read more
American Honda Motor Company today reported August 2015 sales of 155,491 Honda and Acura vehicles, a decrease of 6.9 percent over August 2014, when the industry had one additional selling day and an e...read more
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The Logan County Farm Bureau and the Logan Soil & Water Conservation District conducted their annual meetings jointly at the Winner Harvest Barn Tuesday night. The Farm Bureau named Jim and Lesli...read more
The CBC All-League football team has been announced. KENTON TRAIL FIRST TEAM OFFENSE INTERIOR LINEMAN #75     CALEB KING   KENTON RIDGE     &...read more
Four local football teams are playoff bound. The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced their postseason pairings Sunday afternoon. The top eight teams in each region qualify for the second...read more
At the Div. III state cross country championships held at Hebron on Saturday West Liberty-Salem freshman girls runner Reghan Bieleski placed 36th out of 142 runners in a time of 19:54. Coach Ann Voge...read more
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United States Senator Sherrod Brown (D) spent his Monday touring manufacturing plants in Ohio. Part of the tour was a stop at the Midwest Express plant in East Liberty. (Pictured left, Brown with Sen...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Benjamin Logan (4-6)  7 Indian Lake (5-5)  18   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (8-2) 35  Tecumseh (5-5)  12 [audio:TobySmithrecaps3512winatTecumsehfrom1...read more
The final week of the regular season is here and there are still a lot of questions to be answered.  Will the Chiefs win their first CBC title in 10 years?  Will they host a playoff game?&nb...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 28th. Division I (top 16 from both regions will qualify for the playoffs) Region 1 - ...read more
The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that a city teen was injured in an accidental shooting Saturday night around six o'clock. Javon Pence, 13, of 1121 West Columbus Avenue, and four other fri...read more
Bellefontaine can lock up a home playoff game and a share of the CBC Kenton Trail division with a win at Tecumseh on 1390 WBLL.  Bill Tipple and Brian Hogan have the Chiefs (7-2) (3-1) at the Arr...read more
More than 75 educators head back to the classroom this fall with additional knowledge, materials, and science labs and experiments supplied and designed by the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Progra...read more
Indian Lake Elementary students who read over the summer received special recognition from the school’s resident reading guru Friday. (Pictured: ILES students Cambrie Warnecke and Evie Wagner c...read more
The West Liberty-Salem cross country teams competed at the Troy D3 Southwest Regional meet on Saturday where the top individuals ran their way to times good enough to qualify for state. The boys&rsqu...read more
A water line depressurization in Bellefontaine has prompted a boil advisory for several east side residents. The impacted areas include: 505, 508, 512, 516, 519, 520, 523, 524, 527, 528, 531, 532, 5...read more
A driver who fled the scene during a traffic stop in DeGraff Thursday afternoon was arrested on multiple charges. The DeGraff Police Department stopped Heather Fox, 30, of Pitsburg, Ohio, for speedin...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Indian Lake (4-5)  28 Urbana (6-3)  35   WBLL Game Springfield Shawnee (5-4)  21 Bellefontaine (7-2)  42  [audio:TobySmithrecaps4221winvsSpri...read more
With only two games left in the regular season there are several teams looking for conference titles and playoff seedings.  Once again the Chiefs face a tough matchup as Shawnee comes to Bellefon...read more
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The DeGraff Country Fair kicked off Thursday with its annual royal court pageant. Jayden Hoffer, 8, of DeGraff, was named the 2015 DeGraff Country Fair Queen. Miah Carman, 6, of DeGraff, was named t...read more
The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education discussed the purchase of two new busses for the district at their monthly meeting Wednesday night. The busses would replace Ohio Hi-Point’s c...read more
The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) released its weekly football computer ratings for October 21st. Division I (top 16 from both regions will qualify for the playoffs) Region 1 - ...read more
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Green Hills Community had their 40th anniversary celebration Wednesday evening at their campus located north of West Liberty at Foundation Hall. Over 100 people were in attendance at the special serv...read more
You hear Chad when you wake up every morning on WPKO. You see Nita around town as Director of Advancement at Green Hills Community or volunteering for countless causes. Together, the Wilkinsons are le...read more
Several local residents ran in the Columbus Marathon Sunday. Here are the results: Name, sex, age, hometown, time Aaron Lauck  M    39        B...read more
The High Point Stars U11 team won the OCL Tournament in the top division over the weekend. The Stars finished 3-0-1. They knocked off the undefeated Crew Jr. Gold team to win the tournament. Front r...read more
The 13U High Point Stars boys soccer team went undefeated and won the Ohio Champions League Tournament at Soccer First over the weekend. The Stars defeated the Crew Jrs. West Strikers B13 2-0, the Cl...read more
In district cross country action Saturday the 12th-ranked Bellefontaine boys cross country team ran to a 2nd place finish at the Div. II district meet held at the Miami Valley Career and Tech Center. ...read more
The Benjamin Logan Raiders volleyball team ran in to the top team in the CBC Saturday afternoon in the Sectional Final from Tecumseh High School on WBLL. The Kenton Ridge Cougars came in to the conte...read more
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The Benjamin Logan Board of Education approved the shuffling of a couple of positions in the Elementary School Monday. The elementary school had seven second grade classes that had smaller class size...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Graham (2-6)     18 Benjamin Logan (3-5)     38    WBLL Game Kenton Ridge (7-1)    14 Bellefontaine (6-2)&n...read more
Only 3 games remain in the regular season and this week Bellefontaine hosts Kenton Ridge in another big game in the CBC Kenton Trail division.  The Chiefs look to bounce back from last week's los...read more
A drunk man was arrested following a domestic disturbance with his live-in girlfriend at their West Liberty home Friday night around nine o'clock. The West Liberty Police Department reports that Nick...read more
A teen driver was cited following an injury accident on Route 33 near Huntsville Friday afternoon around three o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that Joshua Bosley, 17, of 2374...read more
An Indian Lake man wanted by the Adult Parole Authority was arrested at his residence Friday afternoon around 3:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dustin Lattimer, 30, of 205 Grand Av...read more
The Benjamin Logan 8th grade football team defeated Urbana 36-28 Tuesday night to clinch the CBC title. The Raiders went undefeated this fall. Congrats to Coach Coy, Coach Bensman, and their players...read more
A Quincy man was arrested on a felony charge following a domestic dispute with his sister at their 318 East Main Street residence Saturday afternoon around 12:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office re...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team defeated Northwestern in four sets in a Division II sectional semifinal match at Tecumseh Wednesday night. The scores were 27-25, 25-22, 18-25, and 25-14. ...read more
A drunk driver was arrested following a traffic stop in Russells Point Friday night around seven o’clock. The Russells Point Police Department stopped Thomas Alspaugh, 47, of Lakeview, for spee...read more
The winners of the 2015 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge finals have been announced. A plan to educate young students about agriculture and fund 4-H agriscience programs in major cities earned Leah Brown...read more
A few area varsity volleyball teams played tournament matches Tuesday night. Division IV: Riverside outlasted Covington in five sets: 18-25, 25-22, 27-25, 25-27, and 15-8. The Pirates (15-8) will p...read more
The following is a guest column from Representative Robert Cole Sprague: State Operating Budget Cuts Taxes for all Ohioans Government cannot directly create private-sector jobs, but it can create co...read more
A few local cross country teams ran at the Young's Dairy Invitational Tuesday. The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange Middle School teams competed in their final meet of the season. The girls finished 3r...read more
The Mary Rutan Foundation recently awarded scholarships and loans to 43 Logan County residents pursuing a degree in the medical field. The Mary Rutan Foundation awarded $52,100 to area students this ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem 7th grade volleyball team won their semifinal tournament game Tuesday at home over Mechanicsburg 25-13, 25-3.  Kennah Erwin had 15 points, Ryleigh Johns served 12 points, ...read more
Americans for Prosperity (AFP) honored Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, with its highest honor at its annual Defending the American Dream Summit Friday. The group...read more
The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities discussed their 28th Annual Chicken BBQ at their board meeting Thursday night. This delicious meal will be served Thursday, October 8th from 11:3...read more
The Bellefontaine Kiwanis Club, Calvary Christian, Bellefontaine Moose Lodge, Sidney Kiwanis Club, Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities, and Cincinnati Kiwanis Club were all represented a...read more
A local man has been arrested on 26 charges related to the vehicle break-ins earlier this month in Quincy. The Logan County Sheriff's Office arrested James "Buck" Barker, 30, of 318 Main Street, Quin...read more
Area volleyball teams were in action Monday. Indian Lake defeated Bellefontaine during the first round of the Division II sectional tournament in 5 sets: 25-18, 25-22, 23-25, 26-28, and 15-6. Michel...read more
It was standing room only as hundreds of students and parents gathered for a meeting in the gym at the ILES Back to School Night Thursday. Principals Molly Hall and Jeff Reprogle detailed the drop-of...read more
The Riverside Powerlifting Team competed in the NASA Unequipped Nationals in Springfield on Saturday and Sunday. Riverside took home the male & female team trophies. Seven lifters won their resp...read more
Former Benjamin Logan volleyball standout Nicole Fawcett helped Team USA wins its first-ever World Championship in Italy on Sunday. The U.S. beat China in four sets: 27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24. Fawc...read more
A local motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of County Road 1 and State Route 245 (near Piatt Castle) Thursday afternoon around 5:30. The Logan County She...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team lost a hard-fought tournament match to Miami East in five sets on Saturday: 25-17, 16-25, 25-21, 20-25, 10-15. Jamie Peterson had 29 kills and seven tot...read more
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The Indian Lake Watershed Project conducted its Annual Meeting and Recognition Banquet at the Indian Lake Community Church Fellowship Hall Thursday. The organization has been around for 25 years maki...read more
Area cross country teams competed at conference championships on Saturday. High School Boys The Big Orange Boys (WL-S) won their sixth consecutive conference title at the Ohio Heritage Conference Ch...read more
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MERFI, the MID Eastern Regional Fly In at historic Grimes Field in Urbana, is coming up Friday-Sunday, August 21st-23rd. It's the 49th Annual Fly In. Over 250 aircraft are estimated to be in attendan...read more
The West Liberty-Salem boys golf team finished in ninth place after Saturday's second round of the Division III state tournament at North Star Resort in Sunbury. The Tigers team total was 337 after t...read more
Waynesfield Raceway Park hosted three feature races Friday night. Here are the feature winners. K+L Ready Mix 360 Sprint Cars (25 Cars) 1. Randy Hannagan 2. Greg Willson 3. Mitch Brown 4. John A...read more
Indian Lake High School students confirmed their schedules and found their classrooms during the ILHS Open House held Wednesday evening. (Pictured: Guidance helper Connor Davis hands a schedule to se...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week West Liberty-Salem (6-1)  42 Mechanicsburg (5-2)  38   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (5-2)  10  Tipp City (6-1)  34 [audio:TobySmithrecaps3410lossa...read more
An area driver struck a West Liberty Fire Department rescue truck on Route 68 near Ricketts Road Wednesday afternoon around 1:30. The West Liberty Police Department reports that Jerry Burns, 63, of M...read more
With four games left in the regular season each week gets more and more intense for teams looking for league titles and playoff points.  This week there are two HUGE conference games with West Li...read more
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County officials are trying to explain what caused Brittany Pilkington, 23, of 868 East Sandusky Avenue, Apt. 215, Bellefontaine, to kill her three sons over the last 13 months. Logan County Prosecut...read more
Local volleyball teams were in action Thursday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity team defeated host Cedarville in 3 sets: 25-17, 25-20, and 25-18. Jamie Peterson recorded her 1,000th career kill for t...read more
Crews from the Logan County Engineer's Office are repairing a bridge on Township Road 209 between County Road 11 and Township Road 210 in Pleasant Township. The work started Tuesday and will continue...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team wasn't able to send their seniors out with a home victory on Tuesday evening. The Raiders lost to Urbana in three sets: 24-26, 24-26, 20-25. Benjamin Logan ...read more
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A city mother was charged with three counts of murder after she confessed to killing her three sons over the past 13 months. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Brittany Pilkington, 23, ...read more
A few area volleyball teams were in action Monday. The West Liberty-Salem varsity swept Greeneview 25-14, 25-10, 25-12. Jamie Peterson had 11 kills and 4 blocks, Kylee Hormann recorded 8 kills and 9...read more
Three defendants were sentenced and four pleaded before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Monday afternoon. Thomas Woodruff, 56, of West Liberty, was sentenced to 30 days in the Log...read more
A Lakeview man was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic dispute with his wife at their residence Monday night around 7:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Robert Brown Jr....read more
The Bellefontaine JV volleyball team traveled to Wilmington on Saturday for a tournament. Bellefontaine played West Carrollton and won 25-15, 20-25, and 15-8. Lindsay Stevenson had 10 digs, 18/20 se...read more
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Indian Lake High School Principal Rob Underwood told the board of education Monday night that the district is considering changing the traditional Sunday afternoon graduation ceremony. Underwood shar...read more
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The Logan County Democrats hosted their annual picnic at the American Legion Monday night. The group took time to remember Tony Marotti. Marotti was a longtime community barber who was active in his ...read more
Several area cross country teams braved the cold, wet weather to run in the Anna Invitational on Saturday. High School Boys The Big Orange Boys (WL-S) finished 7th out of 23 teams at the invitationa...read more
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For the third time in 13 months, a city family has lost a young child at their Red Bud Apartment. Three-month-old Noah Pilkington died early Tuesday. The Bellefontaine Police Department responded to...read more
The Logan County Highway Department will be replacing a tile on County Road 31 Wednesday. The replacement will take place on County Road 31 between Township Road 30 East and Township Road 30 West. T...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Greeneview (6-0)     21 West Liberty-Salem (5-1)     14    WBLL Game Bellefontaine (5-1)     42 Dayton...read more
Local schools are gearing up for the first day of classes. Here is a list for each district: Tuesday, August 18th - Ohio Hi-Point Career Center (juniors) and Jackson Center Wednesday, August 19th -...read more
A drunk Lakeview man was arrested on multiple charges following a disturbance in Turkeyfoot Saturday night around 9:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Bryan Litton, 44, of 12141 Towns...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team defeated host Urbana in five sets Wednesday. The scores were 19-25, 25-21, 25-18, 20-25, 15-12. Sammi Miller had 15 kills, 14 assists, and 1 block, Michelle G...read more
A popular township road near Bellefontaine will be closed on Monday for drainage work. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be working on Stockyard Road (Township Road 217) between Rou...read more
Several local cross country teams competed in the William Saxbe Invitational at Mechanicsburg Tuesday. The Benjamin Logan varsity boys team finished in 2nd place with 50 points. Scoring for the Raid...read more
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Area runners and walkers turned out at the Bellefontaine High School AcuSport Stadium Friday evening for the 21st annual Logan County Education Foundation Run to Educate. A husband and wife duo toppe...read more
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Indian Lake High School hosted a Volley for the Cure match against Tecumseh Tuesday. The event featured a silent auction that included over 20 donated baskets from businesses and individuals. A bake ...read more
The Logan County Grand Jury indicted 19 people earlier this week, including a West Liberty woman who was conspiring murder. Amy Corwin, 26, of 6253 Route 68 South, was indicted on single counts of co...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity volleyball team beat Southeastern Monday in four sets: 25-12, 25-22, 23-25, 25-16. Jamie Peterson had 30 kills, 5 total blocks, and 14 digs, Rachel Ritter recorded 9 ki...read more
The Bellefontaine Police Department responded to a bomb threat at Walmart, 2281 South Main Street, Friday morning around 12:55. A young girl discovered a threat written on the walls of a stall in the...read more
Waynesfield Raceway Park hosted six feature races Saturday night. Miracle Motors Late Models (17 Cars) 1. Jeff Babcock 2. Jon Henry 3. Jerry Bowersock 4. Rusty Schlenk 5. Steve Kester Post Agri...read more
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Bellefontaine High School kicked off their Freshman Camp on Thursday. All incoming freshman were taught how to read their schedules, given a tour of the building, and heard about many school rules, c...read more
The Big Orange boys cross country team finished 2nd out of 20 teams Saturday at the Buck Creek Invitational in Springfield. Junior standout Joey Adams won the race with a time of 16:28 out of 227 run...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Northeastern (2-3)  27 West Liberty-Salem (5-0)  49    WBLL Game Benjamin Logan (1-4)  13 Bellefontaine (4-1)  45   [audio:TobySmithrecap...read more
A county teen was arrested on multiple felony charges after a series of incidents in Huntsville Wednesday morning around 12:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ben Wahl, 19, of 3261 To...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity team got a four-set league victory over visiting Northwestern Thursday night: 26-24, 25-15, 28-30, and 25-20. The Raiders have won five straight to move to 10-5 overall and...read more
Two drug dealers from Springfield were arrested on felony charges near Indian Lake Wednesday night around 6:30. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force arrested Robert Coffee, 37, and Sheila Coffee, 3...read more
An area man was arrested on a felony drug charge at his residence Tuesday following a recent investigation. On August 5th, deputies from the Union County Sheriff’s Office and agents from the Oh...read more
The Indian Lake Middle School cross country team ran in the Elks Middle School Invitational at Upper Sandusky on Thursday. The girls team finished in 12th place. Macey Lykins finished in 63rd out of...read more
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The Logan County Fair Board accepted the resignation of Treasurer Tina Beatty Wednesday night. Beatty resigned from her position the Sunday following the fair citing personal reasons. The board has s...read more
So far this season our Friday Morning Football Challenge presented by Personal Touch Landscaping has generated one winner with our guest pickers.  This week George Kennedy of Bellefontaine looks ...read more
The local Warm Clothes for Kids program has been touching the lives of Logan County children for 36 years. It is a 100% volunteer program. As an agency of the United Way of Logan County, all donated ...read more
Army National Guard Private Gage E. Rudasill recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. During the nine weeks of training, he studied the Army mission, h...read more
It's CBC football tonight on PeakofOhio.com.  The Urbana Hillclimbers (2-2) (0-0) visit the Tecumseh Arrows (4-0) (0-0).  Listen to Stu Mason and Adam Foust live from Tecumseh High School. ...read more
Three drivers were charged for drag racing near East Liberty early Sunday morning. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of drag racing in the area of County Road 296 and State Route...read more
A local woman has been charged for shoplifting at Fields Grocery, 139 South Main Street, West Mansfield. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Heather Brownlee, 37, of 1174 Township Road 129...read more
In high school volleyball Wednesday the West Liberty-Salem varsity defeated Triad in three sets 25-19, 25-13, 25-17. Jamie Peterson had 16 digs, 4 aces and 23 kills. Kylie Gilroy had 3 ace serves an...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys cross country team finished in fourth place with 79 points at the Triad Invitational Tuesday evening.  The top 5 scorers for the Raiders were:  6 - Cameron John...read more
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The Champaign County Fair hosted the Dairy Steer Show and the Dairy Feeder Show on Tuesday. The contests were judged by Nick DeChristofaro. While judging DeChristofaro looks for overall structure, ov...read more
Two defendants were sentenced and three pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Monday afternoon. Joshua Hayes, 28, of Bellefontaine, served 194 days in jail and was...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team got a thrilling five-set victory over host Indian Lake Tuesday evening: 26-24, 26-24, 23-25, 19-25, 15-9. Tayler Rose dished out 27 assists and added 3 bloc...read more
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The Bellefontaine Middle School Junior Chieftain Invitational was held Tuesday afternoon at Southview Park. The girls race was won by Aubrey Stolly (left) of Bellefontaine in a time of 13:02.  ...read more
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The Bellefontaine Board of Education approved Monday night contracts with the teachers union and classified staff. Both the Bellefontaine Education Association and Ohio Association of Public School E...read more
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The Ridgemont Board of Education conducted a special meeting Monday. The meeting was held to push back the start date of the 2015-16 school year. The first day of school will be September 15th. The ...read more
The Indian Lake varsity volleyball team defeated Wapakoneta Monday night in straight sets 25-22, 25-22, 25-11. Michelle Grider had 9 kills, 1 block, 3 digs, and 1 ace. Taylor Dixon chipped in with 7 ...read more
A local woman has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder following a brief investigation. The Logan County Sheriff's Office arrested Amy Corwin, 26, of 6253 Route 68 South, West Liberty, at he...read more
Several suspects remain at large following an attempted burglary on State Route 540 near County Road 5 Monday morning around 12:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded after the homeowner rep...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity volleyball team finished second in the 8-team Piqua Invitational on Saturday. Bellefontaine swept Dayton Meadowdale 25-12, 25-12. Savannah Bryson was 15-for-15 serving with...read more
Members of the Indian Lake Athletic Boosters presented the family of the late Tony Salyers with the 2014 OHSAA Respect the Game Award for Exemplary Contribution and Service during the varsity football...read more
Two area residents were charged after they let an 8-year-old boy drive their vehicle near DeGraff Sunday night around 7:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office received multiple calls regarding a young...read more
Several local volleyball teams saw action on Saturday. Riverside volleyball took on Ansonia. The varsity team won in three sets: 25-8, 25-22, 25-12. Kerri Meade had 8 kills and 5 blocks. Marissa Dav...read more
Former West Liberty-Salem cross country standouts Jasmine Smith and Meghan Vogel had strong showings at their college cross country meets on Friday. Smith, a sophomore at Shawnee State, placed 8th wi...read more
A local driver suffered serious injuries in a head-on crash at the intersection of Route 33 and State Route 708 Saturday morning around 10:50. The Russells Point Police Department reports that Robert...read more
The Bellefontaine varsity boys cross country team raced its way to a 2nd place finish at the Malone Invitational in Canton on Saturday. The Chiefs were beaten by 2nd ranked in state NDCL, but defeated...read more
The Marysville post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol report a motorcycle-pick-up truck accident Saturday that left one man in critical condition. The patrol said it happened at 2:36 pm on State Route...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Ridgemont (2-2)     22 Riverside (3-1)     49   WBLL Game Bellefontaine (3-1)     42 Indian Lake (1-2) ...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Friday that Ohio public entities will have two additional weeks to submit claims for funding available through the Attorney General’s $11.5 million se...read more
Our guest pickers are 1-2 through three weeks.  This week Brad Flora of Bellefontaine has the tough task of beating our pickers who are off to a hot start.  Bill & Chad are picking 85% o...read more
Drug dealer Erin Ratleff pleaded guilty to a racketeering charge Thursday in Logan County Common Pleas Court. She awaits sentencing by Judge Mark O’Connor in a month on September 8th. Ratleff,...read more
It's Homecoming tonight at Riverside as the (2-1) (0-0) Pirates host the Ridgemont (2-1) (0-0) Golden Gophers.  Chad Wilkinson and Matt Hull are field side for the play-by-play action on 98.3 WPK...read more
A Ridgeway man was charged with domestic violence following a dispute early Friday morning around 12:15. The Logan County Sheriff’s office reports that Preston Bopp, 21, of 8061 County Road 142...read more
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The DeGraff Country Fair Board met Thursday and discussed preparations for the upcoming fair. This year's fair will run from August 27th through the 29th. The fair was moved up a week from last year&...read more
Urbana University and new Head Men’s Basketball Coach Rob Summers added two new assistant coaches to the staff this offseason. Brandon Whitehead and Matt Borchlewicz recently joined Summers&rsqu...read more
Many people want to make a difference in their community.  Belle Center's Dee McIntosh does make a difference in hers.  McIntosh is a part of several charity organizations and continues to g...read more
A Bellefontaine girl was cited after a two-car accident in the city on Wednesday afternoon around 2:15. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Alexa Klingler, 17, of 5995 State Route 47 Wes...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys defeated host Cedarville 158-200 at Locust Hills Tuesday. Nick Sims was medalist with a 33, Ethan McBean shot a 39, Kannon Stillings and Max Eggleston each fired a...read more
The Mary Rutan Foundation is now accepting applications for its Community Health and Wellness Grant program. The focus of the program is to foster overall community participation in the promotion of a...read more
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The Ohio Caverns Max Evans Memorial Invitational was held Tuesday afternoon at the Caverns near West Liberty. The Bellefontaine boys team (pictured below) finished first in the varsity race while Wes...read more
The West Liberty-Salem boys golf team set two school records at Liberty Hills Monday night. The host Tigers defeated Mechanicsburg 142-172. The team tally is a new school record for nine holes. WLS...read more
Two 15 year-old Huntsville boys received citations Tuesday night around 7:30 for driving their dirt bike and four wheeler on a public road in downtown Belle Center. The Logan County Sheriff’s o...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys soccer team defeated visiting Kenton Ridge 5-3 Monday night. It's the Lakers first-ever win vs. the Cougars. The game was tied 2-2 at the half. Santi Costa scored three...read more
A Bellefontaine man was cited following a three-car accident on Saturday, August 1, around 9:00 am. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Cecil A. Hereford, 60, of 2808 County Road 130, Be...read more
Riverside hosted Benjamin Logan in a Volley for the Cure match Monday night. The Raiders swept the Pirates 25-15, 25-13, and 25-17. Tayler Rose and Betsy King combined for 30 assists. Katie Bisel b...read more
The Logan County Republicans' luncheon will be at the American Legion on Monday, August10th at noon. First District Court of Appeals Judge Pat DeWine will be the speaker. He has served on the Appeal...read more
Shady Bowl Raceway conducted a series of races Saturday night. Race results: Late Models 1. Josh Smith 2. Jacob Muncy 3. John Stroble 4. Mark Parker 5. Brad Coons Modifieds 1. Shane Shirk 2....read more
A local boy took the top spot in his division in a triathlon over the weekend. Jacob Smith placed first in the 14 & under division of the HFP Racing Portage Lakes State Park Triathlon in Akron. ...read more
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The Logan County Historical Society's five-year .25 mill replacement levy that was on Tuesday's ballot passed. The operating levy was approved by a vote of 696 to 348. The levy has been in effect si...read more
On Tuesday August 4th officers from the West Liberty Police Department charged a 16-year old female for possession of drug paraphernalia while following up on a separate incident at her residence, 224...read more
Several local volleyball teams took to the court on Saturday. The Jackson Center varsity team defeated visiting Lima Central Catholic in four sets. The scores were 25-6, 25-18, 23-25, 28-26. The Ti...read more
The first day of school for Benjamin Logan students in grades 1-12 will be Thursday August 20th.  Kindergarten orientation will be held on August 20th at 9:00 am and 6:00 pm. The first day of sc...read more
Several local cross country teams had an outstanding day on Saturday. Many schools competed at the Graham Invitational. West Liberty-Salem The West Liberty-Salem Big Orange high school boys finished...read more
The following defendants were before Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O’Connor on August 3, 2015. Don Howard, 44, of Bellefontaine pled guilty to illegal use of a minor in nudity oriented material...read more
Former Bellefontaine tennis standout Robbie Ball is shining as a first-year head coach at Tiffin Calvert. The Lady Senecas tennis team remains undefeated. Last weekend, Tiffin Calvert won the New Le...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week West Liberty-Salem (3-0)     52 Riverside (2-1)     31            WBLL Game Urbana (1-2)...read more
It's week 3 in high school football and local rivals will hit the field Friday night.  The schedule this week focuses on West Liberty-Salem @ Riverside where both teams are 2-0 on the young seaso...read more
The report for the recent Logan County Community Health Needs Assessment was released. A community health needs assessment is a collaborative process of collecting and analyzing data and information ...read more
A few Jr. High volleyball teams played Wednesday. The Bellefontaine 7th grade team edged host Indian Lake 26-24, 25-23. Meagan Neal had 11 points. Maddi Jackson and Hannah Rader each recorded 7 poi...read more
A  Mt. Victory woman is facing multiple charges following two separate accidents, Saturday August 1, at approximately 11:00 pm. The West Liberty Police Department reports that Marisa Dunfee, 21,...read more
A former Logan County resident now living in Laramie, Wyoming was cited for operating a vehicle under the influence, Monday morning around 1:45. The Logan Country Sheriff’s office reports that ...read more
A Rushsylvania man was injured in a one-vehicle crash late Sunday afternoon around 5:30. The Logan County Sheriff’s office reports that Austin Henry, 21, of 215 Rush Street, was driving eastbou...read more
The West Liberty-Salem boys golf team defeated Northeastern 153-168 at Liberty Hills Tuesday night. The Tigers were led Ethan McBean and Dillon Callicoat who each recorded a 37, Nick Sims added a 38,...read more
It was on February 13, 1885 that a small group of individuals met to finalize plans for theorganization of the Citizens Building & Loan Company that would later be known as Citizens Federal Saving...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity beat Shawnee in four sets Tuesday.  The Lady Raiders won 27-25, 25-21, 14-25, 25-22 to improve to 5-4. Coreen Crosby led Ben Logan with 13 kills, 2 blocks, 12 digs and...read more
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The Big Orange Junior High Caverns Invitational was held Tuesday afternoon at the Ohio Caverns.  The West Liberty-Salem girls won as a team with 40 points.   (Front row, left to right:&nb...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys golf team defeated Indian Lake 169-191 at Liberty Hills Monday. The Raiders were led by medalist Grant Ricketts with a 38, followed by TJ Fink and Colin Headings each ...read more
A local driver was cited after he struck a semi on Route 33 near Zanesfield Friday afternoon around 3:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Thomas Easton, 22, of DeGraff, was westbound o...read more
Many area volleyball teams were in action Monday. The Bellefontaine varsity defeated host Riverside in four sets: 10-25, 25-14, 25-19, and 28-26. MacKenzie Brunswick had 18 kills, 21 digs, and 3 blo...read more
State Representatives Robert Sprague (R-Findlay) and Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) introduced legislation that would allow for terminally ill patients the opportunity to try a drug that is not app...read more
For the second straight year, the Urbana University men's golf team opened its fall season by hosting the Dye Intercollegiate at the team’s host course, the Urbana Country Club.  The Blue K...read more
The Big Orange boys cross country team (19th ranked Div. 3) finished 12th out of 42 teams in the Div. 3 A race at the Tiffin Carnival cross country meet.  The meet is the largest in the state of...read more
The Logan County Engineer's Office reports that the Shelly Company will be resurfacing several roads over the next two weeks. The roads to be resurfaced are: Various village streets in West Liberty ...read more
The West Liberty-Salem girls cross country team finished 22nd out of 48 teams at the Tiffin Cross Country Carnival Div. 3 race Saturday. The Tiffin Carnival is the second largest cross country meet i...read more
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It has been three years, one month, and two days since the June 29th, 2012 windstorm damaged the Logan County Courthouse Tower. The commissioners report that the project is on schedule. They are repo...read more
The West Liberty-Salem boys golf team won the David Christoff Memorial Saturday in Springfield at Reid Park. Springfield Shawnee hosted the 19-team event. The Tigers finished with a 322. Beavercree...read more
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The Markin Farm Zipline Adventures is busy with the summertime rush. The zipline site, located in West Liberty, is the next stop on our summer travel series that highlights tourist attractions in Log...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Kenton Ridge     41 Indian Lake       21   WBLL Game Bellefontaine      41 Sidney  ...read more
An area driver was killed in a one-vehicle accident on State Route 245 in rural Union County near North Lewisburg Wednesday night around 7:10. The Union County Sheriff's Office reports that Brett Mad...read more
A local driver was cited after he struck a road closed sign on County Road 43 Wednesday night around eight o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that William Walters, 50, of 605 Saxon Dr...read more
The Personal Touch Landscaping Football Challenge continues on 98.3 WPKO.  Last week's guest picker, Derrick Rausch, beat our pickers with a 11-1 record.  This week Corey VanHoose of Zanesfi...read more
A couple local golf teams were on the links Thursday. The Benjamin Logan varsity boys defeated Lehman 173 to 190 at Shelby Oaks Golf Course. Grant Ricketts was medalist with a 37, TJ Fink fired a 43...read more
A burglar was caught in the act in rural Auglaize County Monday morning around 8:30. The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office reports that Dustin Bradley, 31, of Anna, was found inside the residenc...read more
Area volleyball teams hit the court Thursday. The Riverside varsity girls beat Lima Perry in 3 sets: 25-14, 25-5, and 25-20. Marissa Davis contributed 13 digs, 5 kills, and 2 aces. Kerri Meade recor...read more
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Despite the excessive rain received this summer and a power outage for 2 ½ days last week, Ruscilli, the construction company for the West Liberty-Salem building project, was still optimistic s...read more
When it was revealed in 2013 that the IRS had targeted conservative groups for exercising their First Amendment rights, President Obama correctly called the policy “inexcusable” ...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys cross country team finished in 2nd place with 38 points at the Urbana Invitational on Tuesday night. Scoring for the Raiders were Cameron Johnson in 2nd place 19:33, W...read more
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Bellefontaine City Council passed on first reading only Tuesday night an ordinance allowing the city to hire the Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) to collect taxes and provide additional services. Su...read more
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On Tuesday evening, the Riverside Board of Education held their final meeting before school begins. The meeting opened with Jason Bell giving a maintenance update. Bell said cleaning was nearly finis...read more
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Around 250 people attended the Volley for the Cure event held at Bellefontaine High School Tuesday night. The Indian Lake volleyball team played a scrimmage against Bellefontaine.  The match did...read more
A female driver was killed in a head-on crash east of Urbana on State Route 29 near Dugan Road Monday night around 9:05. The Champaign County Sheriff's Office reports that Aerial Harris, 23, of Sprin...read more
Some local volleyball teams saw competition on Saturday. Bellefontaine freshman volleyball beat host Ben Logan 25-17 and 25-19. Mikayla Stepp was 21/21 setting, Madyson Stratton had 5 digs and ...read more
The Indian Lake varsity boys soccer team fell at Wapakoneta 8-3 Saturday night. The Redskins jumped out to a 6-1 halftime lead. Nikolas Vance had all three goals for the Lakers. Santiago Costa had...read more
Several area cross country teams had outstanding performances on Saturday. The Chieftain boys raced their way to a victory at the 20 team Circleville Invitational. They edged out #12 state ranked She...read more
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WPKO Game of the Week Fairbanks 19 Benjamin Logan 37   WBLL Game Wapakoneta 28 Bellefontaine  6 [audio:coachsmithwithbilltippleinterviewonbellefontainevswapakonetaon82914.mp3]Listen t...read more
The West Liberty-Salem varsity boys golf team shot a school record round vs. Cedarville Thursday at Liberty Hills. The Tigers handled the Indians 144-223, which broke the school mark for a nine-hole ...read more
Personal Touch Landscaping and 98.3 WPKO are giving listeners a chance to compete each Friday morning in our Friday Morning Football Challenge.  Each week we will select one guest picker.  I...read more
Area volleyball teams were in action Thursday. The Riverside varsity team defeated Lima Temple Christian in 4 sets: 26-24, 21-25, 25-15, and 25-21. Sam Egbert tallied 17 assists and 12 digs. Brooke ...read more
A few area soccer teams played Wednesday night. The Indian Lake varsity boys defeated visiting Bellefontaine 3-1. Lakers star Connor Davis suffered a season-ending injury according to his father. T...read more
A local man was arrested Friday on several heroin-related charges culminating a two-and-a-half month investigation. The Multi Agency Drug Enforcement (M.A.D.E.) Task Force of Union County arrested Jo...read more
A Lakeview man was arrested for domestic violence and other charges following an incident at his residence Thursday night around 8:45. The Logan County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies ar...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys golf team defeated host Indian Lake 173 to 202 at Cherokee Hills Wednesday. Grant Ricketts was medalist with a 39. Tanner Rader shot a 42, TJ Fink recorded a 45, Coli...read more
The Village of Quincy met in regular session on July 21. The Village of Quincy was informed that the new calculations for payment of operating expenses at the Quincy/DeGraff Joint Sewer Plant for 201...read more
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The Kiwanis Logan County Meet was held at Benjamin Logan Tuesday. In middle school girls action, Bellefontaine’s Aubrey Stolly (right) won with a time of 12:13.5. In middle school boys action,...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity boys golf team edged Northwestern 165-166 at Liberty Hills Tuesday. Grant Ricketts shot a 38, T.J. Fink tallied a 41, Tanner Rader scored a 43, Colin Headings carded a...read more
  Sunday July 26th marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) give civil rights protections to individuals with d...read more
Local volleyball teams were in action Tuesday. The Bellefontaine varsity team beat Dayton Stebbins in 3 sets: 25-14, 25-7, and 25-20. Mackenzie Brunswick totaled 16 kills, 7 digs, was 11 for 12 serv...read more
The Logan County Engineer's Office says county forces will be chip/sealing several area roads over the next week. The roads to be worked on include: County Road 2 from County Road 5 to State Route 2...read more
The Logan County Farm Bureau hosted a cookie decorating contest for kids at the Logan County Fair last Wednesday. The theme for the contest was animal faces. The kids were able to use their imaginati...read more
The Benjamin Logan varsity volleyball team fell to visiting Ada on Monday evening. The Raiders lost in four sets 17-25, 25-21, 24-26, 19-25. The Raiders fall to 3-1 on the season. The Raiders were s...read more
Culvert work will close a portion of County Road 43 near DeGraff for the next few weeks. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be replacing a culvert on County Road 43 between Township ...read more
The Benjamin Logan Varsity Volleyball Team won a tri-match at Marion Harding. The Raiders beat host Marion Harding in three sets 25-21, 25-21, 25-22. In the second match, the Raiders held on to beat ...read more
An Amish bicyclist was killed in a head-on crash on State Route 638 near County Road 51 Friday night around 9:55. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Nathan Lee Yoder, 21, of...read more
The area was well represented this past Saturday as several local cross country teams were busy with races. High School Boys The Big Orange High School Boys opened up the season at a hot, humid, and...read more
The Ridgemont School Board met in regular session Thursday night and set their vision, mission, and goals for the new PreK-12 facility in Mt. Victory. Vision: Designing the Future Mission: In desi...read more
A local woman was cited after part of her load fell off and struck a trailing vehicle on Route 68 just north of Township Road 30 Thursday afternoon around 2:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office repo...read more
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Even Stevens has just landed one of the biggest awards in his distinguished music career. The Indian Lake alum will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in October. Stevens and th...read more
A few area volleyball teams hit the court Tuesday night. The Benjamin Logan varsity started their season by defeating West Liberty-Salem in four sets 21-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-22. Katie Bisel had 7 ki...read more
The Benjamin Logan boys defeated the Urbana Hillclimbers at Liberty Hills 165 to 196. Grant Ricketts was medalist with a 38. Tanner Rader shot 41, T. J. Fink 42, Mitchell Fink 44, Colin Headings 48, a...read more
A city woman has been charged with multiple counts following an accidental shooting that injured a man working in a nearby yard earlier this week. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Joa...read more
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The Early Bird Cross Country Invitational was held Tuesday evening at Benjamin Logan High School.  The Raiders high school boys cross country team finished first at the meet.  (Pictured ...read more
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The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education conducted its evaluation of Treasurer Eric Adelsberger Wednesday. The 17 member board gave Adelsberger a 4.8 average out of 5. The score gives him a...read more
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined 44 other attorneys general Wednesday in calling on five major phone companies to offer call-blocking technology to their customers. In a joint letter to the c...read more
An unattended cooking fire caused extensive damage to a west side home Wednesday afternoon around 2:55. Firefighters from Bellefontaine along with mutual aid from Huntsville, Indian Joint, Tri-Valley...read more
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Nearly 70 local leaders gathered at the Bellefontaine First Church of God Wednesday morning for the Logan County Community Health Risk and Needs Assessment meeting. The Community Call to Action was l...read more
A city business was broken into Wednesday morning around 3:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department responded to an alarm at Smoker's Paradise, 922 East Sandusky Avenue. The front glass door was brok...read more
A rural Bellefontaine woman was arrested after she overdosed on heroin at her residence Tuesday night around 8:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kimberly Holdren, 45, of 1769 Townshi...read more
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DeGraff Council discussed a loan that it recently received Tuesday. The $84,000 loan from the Ohio EPA is a zero-interest rate loan and will be used for the waste water treatment system project. The ...read more
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Urbana City Council met Tuesday evening at the Municipal Building. Community Development Manager Doug Crabill reported that all the paving and water projects were going well at this time.  He me...read more
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The American Disabilities Act celebrates its 25th year of passage on Sunday, July 26th. For Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities Superintendent Saul Bauer, it is time for reflection and c...read more
Two West Liberty-Salem softball players will be competing in the Queen of Diamonds Showcase (QDSS) at Winthrop University in South Carolina on August 30th and 31st. Senior Karlie Wilbur and sophomore...read more
The Logan County Engineer's Office reports the Shelly Company is resurfacing County Road 5 between Route 68 and the Zanesfield corporation limit this week. The project started on Monday. Work will c...read more
The Indian Lake 8U travel softball team Thunder Sticks won the Vernon Murphy Tournament in Springfield on Saturday. Team members, left to right: Haylee Edwards, Jaelyn Hughes, Abigail Elliott, Kaitly...read more
A county man was arrested on multiple charges following a theft near the railroad tracks on Township Road 46 south of State Route 47 Monday afternoon around 2:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office re...read more
The Annual Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities BuDDie Walk was held during the St. Mary of the Woods Festival on July 18th. The BuDDie Walk’s mission this year was to highlight &ls...read more
Several high school golf teams were in action Friday. The Benjamin Logan boys won the Mad River Division of the CBC preseason tournament at Reid Park North in Springfield. Team scores: Benjamin Loga...read more
A structure fire damaged a two-story home near downtown and displaced two families Monday night around 10:55. The Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to Steve Akers' 313 North Elm Street residenc...read more
The Shepherd Rams have been picked to repeat as Mountain East Conference football champions after a vote conducted by the league’s coaches. Shepherd collected 95 points in the poll and was picke...read more
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A rural Bellefontaine man who was charged with attempted murder following a road rage incident last fall was sentenced Monday. Alan Blue, 52, of 1942 County Road 25 South, was sentenced to 6 years in...read more
A Lakeview man was arrested on multiple felony charges following a disturbance at his residence Sunday morning around two o'clock. Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a neighbor...read more
The 10th annual Rushsylvania Rockets 5K was held Saturday. Amy Stamon was the top female finisher with a time of 21:58. Wyatt Warren was the top male runner in a time of 18:41. The race is sponsore...read more
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The Logan County Jr. Fair livestock auction featured several local businesses teaming up Saturday to buy the top entries in T-Bone steers, dairy steers, rabbits, and dairy beef feeders. The Grand Cha...read more
The Pine View Hall 10u baseball team finished 2nd this past weekend at the Vernon Murphy Summer Classic in Springfield.  The team was made up of eight players from West Liberty and three players ...read more
In Bellefontaine Area Church Softball League tournament action Monday night it was Calvary Baptist over Huntsville United Methodist 21-7, with Huntsville being eliminated from the double-elimination t...read more
Baseball on WBLL Thursday:  Kansas City 2 Cleveland 1, 14 innings.  Bellefontaine Area Church Softball League tournament results: Huntsville United Methodist Church 30 Rushsylvania Church ...read more
State Senator Cliff Hite (R-Findlay) reports that Governor Kasich has signed into law Senate Bill 121 which requires students to be immunized against deadly meningitis. “This law protects Ohio&...read more
In Bellefontaine Area Church Softball League action Tuesday evening, Bellefontaine First Church of God #1 defeated Huntsville UMC 2-1. It's Huntsville's first loss in the double-elimination tournamen...read more
The Logan County Pony League Championship was held Tuesday night at Dodge Park in West Liberty. Ridgemont won the championship with an 11-2 victory over West Liberty #1 Thompson, Dunlap, & Heydin...read more
A longtime Benjamin Logan assistant has been named the Raiders next head football coach. Jeff Fay was selected to succeed Carleton Cotner, who resigned last week to become the defensive coordinator a...read more
The Benjamin Logan 8u travel softball team B.L.A.S.T. won the championship at the GYAA All Stars softball tournament in St. Paris this past weekend. Pictured front row, left to right:  Delaney M...read more
Shady Bowl Speedway hosted four feature races over the weekend. Late Models (Shatto Memorial - 110 laps): 1. Josh Smith 2. Bill Burba 3. Nathan Herron 4. Caleb Muncy 5. Austin Troyer Modifieds:...read more
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Greg and Robin Barton, along with Robin’s sister Pam Robson were at Thursday’s Community C.O.R.E. meeting at Union Station.  The Barton’s daughter is Bianca, who has been heroi...read more
The Indian Lake Laker Pride 12U softball team finished second in the Bellefontaine Bash Tournament over the weekend. The Pride is made up of all Indian Lake players. The team includes Kassidy Crocke...read more
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Thursday evening the fair hosted the annual open modeling contest for the community. The competitors ranged from a one-year-old child to adults out of college who had a good time walking down the cat...read more
Two church softball teams advanced in tournament play Friday night at Gretna. Rushsylvania Church of Christ outscored Bellefontaine First Church of God #2 24-5. Calvary Baptist Church ran past Gretn...read more