Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-01-30T03:24:26Z Mary Rutan Hospital Welcomes Fourth Orthopedic Surgeon <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161661" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1291584326-DrPhillipEdwardsofMRHon12915.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Dr. Phillip Edwards is the newest orthopedic surgeon to join the expert team of physicians at Mary Rutan Hospital Orthopedics, located at 2221 Timber Trail, in Bellefontaine. Dr. Edwards is trained in general orthopedics covering a broad range of se... 2015-01-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161661 Ridgemont places income tax renewal on May ballot, Corwin to retire (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161659" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1291554450-RidgemontBOE12915.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ridgemont Board of Education voted Thursday to place a renewal income tax on the May ballot. The .75-percent income tax already exists within the district and is for no new money. The renewal would generate around $436,000 a year. School officia... Nate Dunham 2015-01-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161659 Chamber scam reported <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161636" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Paul Benedetti from 3-2-11.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Beware of another local scam. An out-of-town number has been calling residents claiming to be your local chamber. Logan County Chamber of Commerce CEO Paul Benedetti said the calls are not credible. The calls have originated from 740-401-7057. If... Bill Tipple 2015-01-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161636 Driver arrested for hit-skip in the city <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161628" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3141311312-BellefontainePolicecruiser3513.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver has been arrested for a hit-skip crash from earlier this month. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Renee Scroggs, 27, of 511 East Columbus Avenue, Bellefontaine, fled the scene following a two-vehicle accident at the int... Bill Tipple 2015-01-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161628 Russells Point woman arrested on felony drug charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161512" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1291591607-VirginiaHutchinsphotofromdeceptiontoobtainillegaldrugsarrestfrom12715.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local woman was arrested on felony drug charges Tuesday afternoon around four o'clock. The Washington Township Police Department arrested Virginia Hutchins, 53, of 8054 Bell Avenue, Russells Point, following a brief investigation. On January 13th... Mike Vetorino and Bill Tipple 2015-01-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161512 Three-vehicle accident near East Liberty Honda Plant <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161601" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282401-LoganCountySheriffVehicleLogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area driver caused a three-vehicle crash on State Route 347 near County Road 154 Wednesday afternoon around 4:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Heather Henderson, 30, of 20661 County Road 190, Mt. Victory, was driving a 2008 Chev... Bill Tipple 2015-01-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161601 Crash temporarily closes State Route 274 in Huntsville <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161566" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1291561930-CrashatStateRoute274andStateRoute117photo2on12915.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Route 274 between State Route 117 and Route 33 was closed for a couple of hours this morning. A southbound semi making a right turn from 117 onto 274 (near Plant World) struck a utility pole around 4:15 a.m. The downed pole prompted authoriti... Bill Tipple 2015-01-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161566 Driver cited for crash on County Road 130 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161598" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282513-LoganCountySheriffVehiclesideview.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash on County Road 130 near County Road 57 Wednesday afternoon around 2:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Anita Browning, 44, of 4562 County Road 130, Huntsville, was driving a 2006... Bill Tipple 2015-01-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161598 Bellefontaine DECA students paint local pet shelter <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161507" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1281571111-BellefontaineHighSchoolDECAstudentsatTOPS12715.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School DECA students provided the Top of Ohio Pet Shelter (TOPS) with a new look over the weekend. Marketing 1 and 2 students assisted with painting the hallway and cat room. The two areas in the shelter see a lot of traffic&nbsp;... Nate Dunham 2015-01-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161507 Jordan grills federal official on Benghazi case <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161500" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9151462440-JimJordanatRotary2on91514.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) grilled Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs Joel Rubin Tuesday during the third hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on Benghazi. Representative Jordan questioned... Bill Tipple 2015-01-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161500 Mayor Stahler delivers the State of the City Address (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161349" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12715101032-BellefontaineCityCouncil12715.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine Mayor Ben Stahler delivered the State of the City Address during Tuesday&rsquo;s night council meeting. He stated that the state of the city is strong. He went on to accredit city administers, council, department heads, and employees f... Nate Dunham 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161349 Bednarki set to play in State Jazz Ensemble <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161441" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3081353512-BenjaminLoganHighSchoolsign3813.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan senior Isaac Bednarki has been selected to play drum set in the 2015 All-State Jazz Ensemble. Bednarki will perform in the ensemble on Saturday, February 7th at noon at the Ohio Music Education Association's Professional Development C... Bill Tipple 2015-01-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161441 Indian Lake shines at solo and ensemble <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161432" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1281580249-EmmaPowerspracticeswithJoyceKingon115.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Several Indian Lake high school students received high marks at the recent Ohio Music Education Association District Solo and Ensemble event held in Tipp City. Receiving superior ratings for vocal solos were: Michael Mallory and Kasandera Knief in ... Bill Tipple 2015-01-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161432 Father charged for family dispute <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161330" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1271552055-JamesBarkerphotofromdisorderlyconductarrestfrom12715.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Quincy man was arrested following a domestic dispute with his daughter and two sons Tuesday morning around two o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that James Barker, 57, of 318 East Main Street, was upset because he could not find h... Bill Tipple 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161330 Local man sent to prison for stealing from his employer <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161304" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12715125259-DavidBotnerphotofrombreakingandenteringsentencingfrom12615.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two defendants were sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor Monday afternoon. David Botner, 31, of West Liberty, was sentenced to 23 months in prison for breaking and entering and a post release control violation.... Bill Tipple 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161304 Acura ILX production underway at Marysville Auto Plant <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161340" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1271561243-2016AcuraILXBeginsProduction12715.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Acura celebrated the sale of its 2 millionth North American-made vehicle in the U.S. Tuesday. The sale came 20 years after Acura production began in the U.S. Tuesday also marked the beginning of production for the first new 2016 Acura ILX sports sed... 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161340 Injury crash temporarily closes Route 33 near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161284" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12715103043-CrashatRoute33andWilgusDrivefrom12615.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A four-vehicle crash closed Route 33 in Russells Point Monday afternoon around four o'clock. The Russells Point Police Department reports that Michelle Grube, 33, of Lakeview, was driving a 1994 Honda Accord eastbound on 33 waiting to make a left tu... Bill Tipple 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161284 Two injured in downtown crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161274" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Bellefontaine Fire Department Squad.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two local drivers were injured in a crash in the 100 block of West Sandusky Avenue Monday afternoon around 4:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Carmen Lee, 27, of 205 South Boggs Street, DeGraff, was driving a 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe... Bill Tipple 2015-01-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161274 Updated: Former Adriel employees speak out about concerns at the school (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161190" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12615104544-AdrielemployeebeforeWLVC12615.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty Village Council meeting was held Monday evening. At the beginning of the meeting a dozen current or recently terminated employees attended the meeting with spokeswoman Micaella Clay of Bellefontaine voicing concerns for the group ove... Jeff Kelley 2015-01-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161190 Bellefontaine City Schools to be in session on Presidents’ Day, Board recognized (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=161184" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1261570903-BellefontaineCitySchoolBoard12615.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine City School Board met Monday and discussed how the district's recent snow day will affect its calendar in February. The district had an agreement in place. The agreement says that if the district misses six days of school prior to ... Nate Dunham 2015-01-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=161184