Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-11-22T04:19:38Z Ridgemont building project moving along; Students of the Month recognized <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153113" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8061452617-RidgemontBOE8614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ridgemont School Board met on Thursday night.&nbsp; Superintendent Emmy Beeson shared several details about the progress of the new PreK-12 facility under construction. 40 of 70 geothermal wells are complete. &nbsp;(Well depth is approximately... Bill Tipple 2014-11-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153113 County man charged with conspiracy to commit murder <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153093" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11211493524-RobertHolbrookphotofromconspiracytocommitmurderarrestfrom112014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder. The Logan County Sheriff's Office arrested Robert Holbrook, 32, of 230 Midway Avenue, Lakeview, at his residence Thursday night around eleven o'clock. Late Thursday afternoon, deputies ... Bill Tipple 2014-11-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153093 Jordan responds to President Obama’s executive order on immigration <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153083" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9151462433-JimJordanatRotary3on91514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) made the following comments regarding President Obama&rsquo;s executive order on immigration: "The American people spoke loudly during the mid-term elections: they want a legislative fix to our nation&rsquo;s immigr... Bill Tipple 2014-11-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153083 Local gas station broken into <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=153080" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11211481847-QuincyHandyMart814.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Quincy Handy Mart, 102 Carlisle Street, was broken into Thursday night around 11:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that an unknown amount of cigarettes were stolen. The suspect broke out a window and fled. Deputies continue their i... Bill Tipple 2014-11-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=153080 Moyer and Whisman recognized as good samaritans (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152985" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11201493643-CortnieWhismanandSallyMoyer112014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The lobby of Mary Rutan Hospital&rsquo;s emergency room was the setting of a special presentation Thursday morning. Sally Moyer and Cortnie Whisman were presented by Mayor Ben Stahler and Fire Chief Andy Fissel the city&rsquo;s Life Saver Award. On ... Mike Vetorino 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152985 Board of DD discusses its budget, proposed basketball benefit (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152983" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11201483843-BoardofDD112014.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities discussed its 2015 budget Thursday. Superintendent Saul Bauer reported that it is a flat budget. Bauer commented that this year&rsquo;s projected budget is less than the actual budget of 2010. The... Nate Dunham 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152983 Indian Lake enjoys an early Thanksgiving <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152984" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11201483636-SeveralstudentsenjoytheThanksgivingFeast112014.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School students enjoyed the annual Thanksgiving Feast Thursday. Food service staff members had been working for days to prepare chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, fresh fruits, and vegetables. A wide variety of de... 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152984 City man arrested for threatening BCS Superintendent on Facebook <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152930" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_112014104732-GregoryBatemanphotofrommenacingarrestfrom111914.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man who threatened Bellefontaine City Schools Superintendent Brad Hall through a recent Facebook post was arrested Wednesday afternoon around 3:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Gregory Bateman, 36, of 1000 Garfield Avenue,... Bill Tipple 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152930 Morrison named Marysville Post Trooper of the Year <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152903" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_112014124145-JacobMorrison112014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Trooper Jacob Morrison has been named the Trooper of the Year at the Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol. Fellow troopers selected Morrison based on his knowledge of the job, communication skills, and resourcefulness. Morrison joined the pa... Bill Tipple 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152903 Local driver cited for head-on collision near Huntsville <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152881" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6211231152-LoganCountySheriffsOfficevehiclecloseup612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was cited following a head-on crash near Huntsville on State Route 117 just south of State Route 273 East Wednesday night around 6:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Karen Roose, 52, of 11332 Oneida Path, Lakeview, was... Bill Tipple 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152881 Teen driver cited for crash on Route 33 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152886" 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 teen driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash in Russells Point at the intersection of Route 33 and State Route 720 Wednesday afternoon around 4:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Kevin Burk, 48, of 395 South Oak Street, Lake... Bill Tipple 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152886 Former Hi-Point educator honored with state award (Audio & Video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152816" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11191495156-EarlLeVanawardandhissupporters111914.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center honored one of its former educators Wednesday. Earl LeVan was awarded the Ohio Strong Award. The award is given through Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel's office. LeVan received the award because of his involvement in educa... Nate Dunham 2014-11-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152816 City man arrested for assault <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152812" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_111914115613-MatthewJohnsonphotofrompersistentdisorderlyconductandassaultarrestfrom111914.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man was arrested on multiple charges following an altercation in the parking lot of the Comfort Inn, 260 Northview Drive, Wednesday morning around two o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Matthew Johnson, 28, of 1316 Sout... Mike Vetorino 2014-11-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152812 Serious injury accident near Middleburg <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152749" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11191490303-CrashatStateRoute287andCountyRoad144from111814.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash near Middleburg at the intersection of State Route 287 and County Road 144 Tuesday afternoon around 3:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Lance Mongold, 26, of 10626 Town... Bill Tipple 2014-11-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152749 City couple arrested after using cocaine <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152664" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11181453232-JessicaVomBaurphotofrompossessionofcocainearrestfrom111614.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city couple was arrested on felony drug charges following a domestic dispute at their 620 West Sandusky Avenue residence Sunday morning around 3:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Joshua Anderson, 24, and Jessica VomBaur, 30, adm... Bill Tipple 2014-11-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152664 Riverside approves two retirements, Facebook-like program discussed (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152667" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11181475840-RiversideBOE111814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Riverside Board of Education approved two more retirements Tuesday. The board approved the retirements of high school math teacher Jeanne Selhorst and junior high science teacher Jennifer Thompson. The retirements will take effect on May 31st. ... Nate Dunham 2014-11-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152667 Rollover injury crash on 117; driver and infant transported <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152752" 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 out-of-town driver and her infant passenger were injured in a rollover crash on State Route 117 north of Huntsville Tuesday afternoon around 12:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Tedra Rabbe, 25, of Amesville, (near Athens) was dr... Bill Tipple 2014-11-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152752 Local listener very happy for snow <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152653" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11181431002-GraceQueen.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>There's at least one person very happy about the recent snow in Logan County and her name is Grace Queen from Rushsylvania.&nbsp; Grace picked November 17th for our first snow day and won over $1,100 worth of prizes.&nbsp; The WPKO When Will it Snow ... 2014-11-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152653 Injury crash on County Road 32 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152625" 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>A local driver and passenger were injured in a one-vehicle accident near Bellefontaine on County Road 32 south of County Road 13 Monday afternoon around 3:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that April Howard, 45, of 8989 Maple Street, Lak... Bill Tipple 2014-11-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152625 Local man killed in weather-related crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=152618" 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 killed in a weather-related crash near Lakeview Monday night around 8:10. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joshua Kopus, 37, of 12015 Holly Drive, Lakeview, was driving a 2003 Pontiac Bonneville eastbound on County R... Bill Tipple 2014-11-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=152618