Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-11-30T03:49:34Z Ohio Department of Commerce offers seasonal tips on cable hold, cemetery decoration <a href=";id=198109" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Department of Commerce is offering seasonal tips for Ohioans ahead of the cold this winter. Seasonal Cable Hold For those leaving home for an extended period of time this winter, the Department of Commerce&rsquo;s Video Service Authorizati... 2015-11-29T05:00:00Z Local student elected to BPA state office <a href=";id=198105" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An Ohio Hi-Point student has been elected Ohio&rsquo;s Business Professionals of America (BPA) Vice President. Ethan Neth, a senior in the&nbsp;Ohio Hi-Point&nbsp;Business satellite program at Graham&nbsp;High School, was elected to the office durin... 2015-11-29T05:00:00Z Indian Lake Schools considering improvements after parent survey <a href=";id=198101" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake School administrators are taking a look at the results of a recent parent survey that more than 220 parents responded to. The survey asked for opinions about the district's facilities, staff, and academic programs. The questionnaire appe... 2015-11-29T05:00:00Z Russells Point Board of Public Affairs looks to fill vacancies <a href=";id=198100" target="_blank"><img src=" point sign.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Village of Russells Point is looking to fill two vacancies on its Board of Public Affairs before the new year. The terms begin on January 1st, 2016, and will run through December 31st, 2019. Those interested in being a board member should make ... 2015-11-29T05:00:00Z County Road 12 to close for culvert replacement <a href=";id=198091" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A section of County Road 12 in Rushcreek Township will be closed part of this week. The Logan County Highway Department says crews will be replacing a culvert on CR 12 between CR 26 and CR 20. The work is scheduled for Tuesday, December 1st, and wil... 2015-11-29T05:00:00Z City man, teen charged after drug deal <a href=";id=198022" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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 that at about 4:20 on Friday, officers overheard a tr... 2015-11-28T05:00:00Z Updated: Three-vehicle crash claims Urbana woman <a href=";id=198025" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Authorities have identified the woman who lost her life in a three-vehicle, multiple-injury crash Friday night in Urbana. Tanya J. Morgan, 38, of Urbana, was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained during the accident. From the pre... 2015-11-28T05:00:00Z Area homeless shelters receive state grants <a href=";id=198036" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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. &ldquo;We work with local communities to make sure they have the ... 2015-11-28T05:00:00Z Traditional deer-gun season starts Monday <a href=";id=198031" target="_blank"><img src=" deer.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Deer hunting is an extremely popular activity for sportsmen and women statewide and Ohio&rsquo;s white-tailed deer continue to provide hunters across the state with excellent opportunities for success as they head out into the field. Ohio&rsquo;s dee... 2015-11-28T05:00:00Z Attorney General DeWine talks safe shopping tips <a href=";id=198030" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging consumers to remember their rights and watch for potential scams while shopping this holiday season.&nbsp; &ldquo;Understanding your rights as a consumer can help you avoid scams and make the most of ... 2015-11-28T05:00:00Z BL FFA uses mini-grant to teach hydroponics <a href=";id=198029" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan FFA has recently been busy putting a mini-grant from the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association to use. The grant was utilized for presentations to the Benjamin Logan sixth grade science classes about hydroponics, aquaponics, and... 2015-11-28T05:00:00Z Two teens caught smoking marijuana on top of local business <a href=";id=197963" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two teens were charged after they were caught smoking marijuana on top of a city business Wednesday night around 8:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Carson Thomas, 14, of 165 Miami Avenue, Bellefontaine, and a 13-year-old rural Hu... Bill Tipple 2015-11-27T05:00:00Z Three injured in rollover accident; local driver cited <a href=";id=197961" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Three people were injured in a rollover crash on County Road 142 north of County Road 2 (near East Liberty) Thanksgiving morning around 1:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Roberta Slone, 33, of 685 West Center Street, West Mansfield... Bill Tipple 2015-11-27T05:00:00Z Local driver injured after crashing into tree <a href=";id=197960" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident near Bellefontaine Wednesday afternoon around 4:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Bryant Cavins, 25, of 700 Township Road 179, Apt. 7D, Bellefontaine, was driving a 20... Bill Tipple 2015-11-27T05:00:00Z Grider to represent Indian Lake at HOBY Conference <a href=";id=197937" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Aubrey Grider, daughter of Jim and Julie Grider of Huntsville, has been selected to represent Indian Lake High School at this year&rsquo;s Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Conference held on the Urbana University campus in June 2016. HOBY is sponsored b... Bill Tipple 2015-11-27T05:00:00Z City woman arrested on felony drug warrants <a href=";id=197869" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city woman was arrested on felony drug warrants Wednesday afternoon around 1:30. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force arrested Wendy Wendel, 37, of 117 East Williams Avenue, at her residence. The Task Force had been investigating Wendel for tra... Bill Tipple 2015-11-26T05:00:00Z Bokescreek Township Trustees vote to remove Detrick <a href=";id=197839" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bokescreek Township trustees at their regular meeting Tuesday voted to take away Fire Chief Don Detrick&rsquo;s title and rank, removing him from office. Last month, Detrick pleaded guilty to defrauding the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation.&nbsp;... 2015-11-25T05:00:00Z Career Day held at WL-S Middle School <a href=";id=197838" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Liberty-Salem middle school students participated in Career Day on Tuesday.&nbsp; Students spent the majority of their school day listening to, conversing with, and asking questions to 15 different members of the WL-S and Central Ohio community... 2015-11-25T05:00:00Z City traffic stop leads to drug arrest <a href=";id=197781" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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 because its registered owner was driving with an exp... Bill Tipple 2015-11-25T05:00:00Z Auglaize County Sheriff warns residents of telephone scams <a href=";id=197835" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Auglaize County Sheriff Al Solomon&rsquo;s office has had several recent complaints from residents there on telephone scams.&nbsp; Two of the most recent scammers claimed to be from the U.S. Treasury Department.&nbsp; The scammer called telling the... Jeff Kelley 2015-11-25T05:00:00Z