Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2016-07-24T07:14:02Z Area youth represented in All-Ohio State Fair Band, Choir <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219587" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11271443704-BellefontaineMarchingBandplaysinPhiladelphiafrom112714JPG.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 2016 Ohio State Fair begins this week on Wednesday and runs through August 7th. Several local youth are participating in the All-Ohio State Fair Band and All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir. The All-Ohio State Fair Band was founded in 1925 and the A... 2016-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219587 Resurfacing, chip seal work on county roads this week <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219585" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9301280318-roadclosedanddetoursign.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Several county roads will be seeing attention this week. The Logan County Engineer&rsquo;s Office says the Shelly Company will be resurfacing three roads. County Road 49 from CR 57 to State Route 274 will be resurfaced on Monday and Tuesday, weathe... 2016-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219585 Nashville Hitmakers fill the auditorium at their 5th Annual Concert (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219565" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72416123742-NashvilleHitmakers72316.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 5th Annual Nashville Hitmakers concert rocked the house at Indian Lake High School on Saturday night. Even Stevens hosted the event. Stevens is an Indian Lake alum, and was named to the song writer&rsquo;s Hall of Fame in 2015. [audio:724161134... Abbi Adelsberger 2016-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219565 Public Utilities Commission answers budget billing questions <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219539" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12311561232-PUCOlogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) would like to remind consumers that in addition to energy conservation and energy choice, budget billing is another way to manage your utility bills. How does budget billing work? Budget billing is a p... 2016-07-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219539 Patrol drug arrests increase 20 percent compared to year ago <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219534" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_40213115603-StatePatrolcruiserwithtrooper313.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In the first six months of 2016, the Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated a wide range of felony offenses and increased total drug arrests from the year before, thanks to troopers who take extra time during traffic stops to look for possible indica... 2016-07-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219534 Two elderly people killed in fatal plane crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219528" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8181374903-StateHighwayPatrolchopper.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio State Highway Patrol Springfield Post reported a fatal plane crash Friday morning at 10:51 am.&nbsp; It happened at 3250 New Love Road in Harmony Township in Clark County. The plane, a single engine Vans/RV9A sustained severe damage.&nbsp; ... Jeff Kelley 2016-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219528 Mac Davis headlines 5th annual Nashville Hitmakers concert Saturday (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219527" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72216103358-NashvilleHitmakers72216.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 5th annual Nashville Hitmakers concert is coming to Indian Lake High School Saturday night.&nbsp; Doors open at 6:30 pm and the concert will start at 7. (Pictured left are Pastor Jim Ellington, President, and Executive Director Vicky Boots of th... Jeff Kelley 2016-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219527 IFC sending 8 local youth to Japan (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219501" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72216121258-Japantrip72216.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Eight area kids will be traveling to Japan this next week. Their travels are part of the Japan Study Trip arranged by the International Friendship Center of Logan County (IFC). The trip will be a life-changing opportunity for Logan County area stud... Cole McDaniel 2016-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219501 County woman charged with telephone harassment <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219487" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282915-LoganCountySheriffsOfficeJailComplexsignfrom612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lakeview woman was charged with telephone harassment Thursday evening. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Lacey Skeens, 27, of 145 Place Street, contacted Kayla Overbey, 22, of Sidney, numerous times Wednesday and Thursday. Overbey re... Bill Tipple 2016-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219487 Driver cited for crashing into utility pole <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219471" 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>An area driver was cited following a crash on State Route 274 at County Road 23 (near the Logan/Shelby county line) Thursday afternoon around 3:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joshua Elsass, 37, of Wapakoneta, was driving a 2002 F... Bill Tipple 2016-07-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219471 Township association learns about upcoming mental health levy (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219427" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7211683550-LoganCountyTwpAssoc62116on72116.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Township Association conducted its annual picnic at the Richland Township Park Thursday. The trustees learned about a five-year 0.7-mill replacement levy for mental health services that will be on November's ballot. The levy benefit... Nate Dunham 2016-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219427 Two arrested after Wednesday night burglary <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219422" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7211673550-ElishaMEllisphotofromUnionCountyburglaryfrom72116.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On Wednesday night around 11:55 the Union County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office received a 9-1-1 call reporting a burglary in progress at a residence in the 17000 block of Raymond Road. The resident reported that he came home and found two suspects in a sil... Jeff Kelley 2016-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219422 Local man arrested for rolling domestic dispute near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219395" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7211684458-JeremyJohnsonphotofromdomesticviolencearrestfrom72016.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was arrested following a rolling domestic dispute in Lakeview Wednesday afternoon around two o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jeremy Johnson, 36, of 9073 McGregor Drive, Lakeview, got into a dispute with his live-i... Bill Tipple 2016-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219395 Health officials urge precautions against the heat <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219381" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_62114112741-OhioDepartmentofHealth614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Forecasted high temperatures and high humidity across Ohio this week could deliver a potentially dangerous heat wave across the state. Thus the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is urging residents, especially the very young, individuals with chronic m... Bill Tipple 2016-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219381 Man with machete arrested after threatening “suicide by cops” <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219375" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7211684459-JosephDiloretophotofrompersistentdisorderlyconductarrestfrom72016.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was arrested after he threatened suicide by cops outside his rural West Liberty home Wednesday night around 8:05. Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office received a report from the crisis hotline. Deputies report that Joseph Dilore... Bill Tipple 2016-07-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219375 County mayors set Beggars’ Night (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219333" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7201680059-MayorsAssociation72016.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Mayors' Association met in Quincy Wednesday and set this year's Trick-or-Treat date. Beggars' Night will be on the evening of October 27th from 6 to 7:30. Every municipality in the county will participate in the annual event. Count... Nate Dunham 2016-07-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219333 West Brown and North Detroit Streets host third Community Outreach (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219329" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7201653218-MitziHessoutreach72016.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Brown and North Detroit Streets was the site Wednesday evening for this summer&rsquo;s third Community Outreach program. It lasted two hours from 5-7 pm. Area residents were provided hot dogs and water. Youngsters had the opportunity to get the... Mike Vetorino 2016-07-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219329 Historic cars rolling into Bellefontaine this week (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219312" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72016115827-REOparade72016.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A historic car club is in the area this week. The REO Club of America is gathering for a parade in Bellefontaine on Saturday morning. The vehicles will depart from the Comfort Inn at 10 a.m. and then proceed south on Rush Avenue to North Main Stree... Cole McDaniel 2016-07-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219312 Updated: Bellefontaine man killed in county crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219279" 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>A local driver was killed in a one-vehicle crash on Township Road 55 north of County Road 10 Wednesday morning around 1:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that James Davy, 22, of Bellefontaine, was driving a 2013 Honda northbound on 55 wh... Bill Tipple 2016-07-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219279 City woman arrested on felony sex charge <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=219293" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72016103533-DaisyAndersonphotofromunlawfulsexualconductwithaminorarrestfrom71916.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city woman was arrested on a felony sex charge Tuesday night. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Daisy Anderson, 21, of 208 West Brown Avenue, admitted to engaging in a sex act with a 15-year-old Bellefontaine boy. The incident happ... Bill Tipple 2016-07-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=219293