Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-09-01T01:12:25Z County woman charged for pit bull confronting neighbor <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187585" 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 rural Zanesfield woman has been charged after her pit bull caused a neighborhood disturbance last week. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a dog complaint filed by Tim Scheiderer, 42, of 3967 State Route 292 South, Zanesfield, on Thurs... Bill Tipple 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187585 Sex offender sought by deputies <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187569" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7271523504-ArthurMcKinneyphotoforfailuretoregisteron72715.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local sex offender is wanted by authorities. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Arthur Jay McKinney, 42, failed to register his address. Deputies have issued a warrant for his arrest. McKinney is a sexually oriented offender. He was... Bill Tipple 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187569 Monroe Township recaps busy summer (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187505" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8311572957-MonroeTownship83114.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Monroe Township Trustees met Monday and discussed the township's busy summer. The township has finished its chip seal and paving program for the year. The trustees also paid for this year's work and have already planned ahead to some of next yea... Nate Dunham 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187505 MEI hosts Senator Sherrod Brown (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187504" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8311553110-SherrodBrownwithMEIvp83115.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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 Senior Vice President of Honda Logistics of North Ame... Mike Vetorino 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187504 Local kayaker drowns at Kiser Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187488" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7161581916-KiserLakephotoIIon715.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State officials have identified the kayaker who died at Kiser Lake Sunday afternoon around 2:15. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Watercraft Division reports that Douglas Fiscus, 50, of St. Paris, drowned. Fiscus was fishing from an anchore... Bill Tipple 2015-08-31T15:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187488 Drunk driver arrested for rollover wreck on County Road 10 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187432" 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 drunk driver was arrested following a rollover crash on County Road 10 near Tree Links Sunday morning around 12:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Charles South, 55, of 188 Sugarbush Way, Zanesfield, was driving a 2004 Dodge Carava... Bill Tipple 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187432 Teens arrested for taking parked car <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187451" 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>Two area teens were arrested after they admitted to taking a local man's car in West Mansfield Friday. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Matt Elliott, 33, of rural West Mansfield, parked his 1991 Honda on East Center Street. Elliott th... Bill Tipple 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187451 Valley Hi man arrested for assaulting live-in girlfriend <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187445" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8311591719-KevinHuffmanphotofromfelonydomesticviolencearrestfrom83015.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county man was arrested following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend at their rural Zanesfield home Sunday morning around one o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kevin Huffman, 44, and Jody Craig, 42, both of 4000 Alpine Pa... Bill Tipple 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187445 Structure fire destroys rural West Liberty barn; neighbors and churchgoers rescue cows <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187381" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8301542351-Barnfireat1741MennoniteChurchRoadfrom83015.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A structure fire destroyed a large barn in rural Champaign County Sunday just before noon. West Liberty Fire Chief Conrad Hostetler reports that neighbors and nearby churchgoers rescued seven young dairy cows from the 100-year-old barn at 1741 Menno... Bill Tipple 2015-08-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187381 Updated: Bellefontaine teen suffers gunshot wound Saturday; two adults arrested <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187342" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8301540600-MichaelBlairphotofromfelonychildendangeringarrestfrom82915.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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 friends were visiting a teen male who lives at 804 We... Jeff Kelley 2015-08-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187342 Boil advisory lifted on city’s east side <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187308" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9041481045-BellefontaineWaterDeptBuilding.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The boil advisory issued on Brookwood Drive in Bellefontaine has been lifted. The boil alert was declared Friday morning due to a water line depressurization. The advisory affected the following homes on Brookwood: 505, 508, 512, 516, 519, 520, 52... Bill Tipple 2015-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187308 Roads set for resurfacing <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187371" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4151384447-LoganCountyEngineersOffice.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Engineer&rsquo;s Office reports that Pavement Technologies will be resurfacing several roads in the coming week. The roads to be resurfaced are: County Road 5 from U.S. Highway 68 to the Zanesfield corporation limit County Road 43... 2015-08-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187371 ILHS students check out College Credit Plus <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187367" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8301584058-CCPluson83015.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Several ILHS students got en education on the ins and outs of College Credit Plus on Friday. This program allows high school students to earn college credits for taking advanced high school courses. Select Juniors who qualified for the classes met w... 2015-08-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187367 Motorcyclist injured in rural crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187300" 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 motorcyclist suffered minor injuries in a crash on Township Road 31 near his home Friday afternoon around 5:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Donald Robb, 45, of 719 Township Road 31 South, Bellefontaine, was operating a mot... Bill Tipple 2015-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187300 Local teacher attends oil and gas energy education program <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187297" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_82915103210-LeAnnFreehaufatsummerenergyconferenceon815.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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 Program (OOGEEP). Through funding provided by Ohio&rsquo... Bill Tipple 2015-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187297 Indian Lake Elementary celebrates summer readers <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187295" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8291595210-ILESstudentsCambrieWarneckeandEvieWagnerfrom82815.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Elementary students who read over the summer received special recognition from the school&rsquo;s resident reading guru Friday. (Pictured: ILES students Cambrie Warnecke and Evie Wagner choose new books as Fisherwoman Frieda fist bumps a... Bill Tipple 2015-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187295 Injury accident on State Route 245 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187293" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7041374132-ChampaignCountySheriffcruiserdoor412.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A female driver was injured in a one-vehicle crash on State Route 245 near North Lewisburg Saturday morning around 7:20. The Champaign County Sheriff's Office reports that the driver lost control and struck a utility pole. She was transported to Un... Bill Tipple 2015-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187293 Local mother charged with felony domestic violence <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187191" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9081495904-TammyClarkphotofromOVIanddomesticviolencearrestfrom9714.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local mother who was abusive and made threats to her teenage daughter was arrested Thursday night around 6:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a complaint filed by the Midwest Regional ESC. Administrators said Tammy Clark, 47, of 9... Bill Tipple 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187191 City issues boil water advisory <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187210" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9041481045-BellefontaineWaterDeptBuilding.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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, 535, 536, and 541 Brookwood Residents are asked to... Bill Tipple 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187210 Speeding driver arrested for fleeing traffic stop <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=187189" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8281582711-HeatherFoxphotofromfailuretocomplyarrestfrom82715.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>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 speeding in the 500 block of Cretcher Street around 5 p.m... Bill Tipple 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=187189