Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-07-31T12:23:42Z Two West Mansfield residents lodged for child endangerment <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137635" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5251170339-Sheriff's Department SUV.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two West Mansfield residents were taken into custody for child endangerment Tuesday evening around 5 pm. Myron Payne, 59, of 139 N. Main Street, was charged with child endangering, disorderly conduct, and possession of marijuana. Randie Monk, 45, o... Nate Dunham 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137635 Riverside hires new high school principal (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137634" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11031174313-RiversideLocalSchools.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Riverside Board of Education voted on some changes to the high school principal position Wednesday. Kelly Kauffman was hired to fill the principal position after Andy McGill left the district. Kauffman has been a teacher at Riverside for eleven ... Nate Dunham 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137634 Kasich to visit Bellefontaine in August <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137577" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7301482725-GovernorJohnKasichon73014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Governor John Kasich will be in Bellefontaine Friday August 8th. An Ohio Jobs Discussion with Governor Kasich to be held at the Canby building, 144 S. Main Street in downtown Bellefontaine. Doors will open at 10:00 am with the event from 10:30 am-1... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137577 Rail repairs to close Rushsylvania street <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137498" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11031153552-roadclosedanddetoursign.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A rail crossing in Rushsylvania will be closed starting Wednesday. CSX Railroad will be conducting repairs on the Euclid Street crossing. The crossing is located between Sandusky Street (State Route 274) and Walnut Street. Work will begin Wednesda... Nate Dunham 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137498 Updated: Patrol says Helicopter crash apparently caused by engine failure (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137497" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7291480147-ChopperdownbyLibertyHills72914.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; The State Highway Patrol at Marysville reports the trooper investigating the accident talked with Leo Boucher today at Grant Medical Center and he stated the crash Tuesday afternoon was caused by engine failure and not by the helicopter or ... Nate Dunham and Jeff Kelley 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137497 Logan County court news <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137476" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10211335339-DustinStevensphotofrompossessionofdrugabuseinstrumentsanddrivingundersuspensionarrestfrom101813.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The following defendants were before the Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor on July 28, 2014. Jason Mendiola, age 27 pled guilty to failure to appear and was sentenced to fifteen months in prison to be served concurrently with a current se... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137476 Car hit by a Horse Tuesday <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137470" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_sheriff sign 10-062.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s office reports Tuesday at 5:50am Mark Schutte, 52, of Anna was driving a 2001 Chevy Lumina south on CR 21 near CR 77 and was struck by a horse that had entered the roadway.&nbsp; There was minor damage to the vehicle... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137470 Rotary Club has special guest from South Carolina <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137364" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_72814100705-NewberryOperaHouseSouthCarolingExecutiveDirectorDebraSmith72814.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Rotary Club met on Monday with a special guest from Newberry, South Carolina.&nbsp; Debra Smith is the executive director of the Newberry Opera House.&nbsp; She spoke about how the opera house helped kickstart the city of Newberry&... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137364 West Liberty Council discusses two resolutions (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137345" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7281485531-WestLibertyCouncil72814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Liberty Council discussed two resolutions and one ordinance Monday. The first resolution was an agreement of understanding between the village and the Macochee Joint Ambulance District. The district plans to make some additions to its building.... Nate Dunham 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137345 City man facing multiple charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137341" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Sheriff's Department SUV.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic disturbance Saturday night around 9:30. The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s office reports that Chase M. Whiting, 23, of 410 North Detroit Street, according to an unknown caller, had stru... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137341 Belle Center man charged with OVI <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137339" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Sheriff patch.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Belle Center man is facing multiple charges following an incident Saturday night at 10:20 in Belle Center. Logan County patrol deputies stopped Travis L. May, 25, of 2024 State Route 273, on Torrence Street. May was charged with OVI, driving unde... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137339 City man arrested for felonious assault and burglary <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137338" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7281451724-AnthonyJohnsonphotofromassault72814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man was arrested on multiple charges following an incident around noon Sunday. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Anthony T. Johnson, 26, of 513 Cooper Ave., was charged with felonious assault and burglary. Witnesses report tha... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137338 Two arrested after dispute at Lakeview Bar <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137328" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7281423212-DarleneONeal72814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lakeview man and St. Mary&rsquo;s woman were arrested Sunday night at 10:15 following an incident outside the Mustangs Bar 105 East Lake, Lakeview. Logan County deputies found the suspects, Craig S. Dearwester, 52, 13808 US Route 33, Lakeview and ... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137328 Lakeview man arrested for cocaine possession <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137324" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7281415135-AlexShullphotococainepossession72814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lakeview man was arrested on one count of possession of cocaine following an incident at the Captain&rsquo;s Point, 305 East Harrison, Lakeview just after midnight on Saturday. Logan County deputies noticed Alex M. Shull, 22 of 11900 Duff Road Lot... Mike Vetorino 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137324 Storms rumble through West Central Ohio, cause house fire <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137188" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8241194702-Bellefontaine Fire Truck and Squad 9-09.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>High winds and thunderstorms rumbled through Logan and Champaign counties Sunday afternoon and evening. A lightning strike likely caused a structure fire at 210 White Oaks Court in Russells Point (near the post office) around 1:20 p.m. No one was h... Bill Tipple 2014-07-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137188 Updated: Nashville Hitmakers sellout Indian Lake High School (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137180" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7271495842-EvenStevens.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Third Annual Nashville Hitmakers concert played in front of a sellout crowd Saturday night at Indian Lake High School. The fans didn't leave without getting their money's worth. The who's who of country music songwriters/artists played for nearly... Chad Wilkinson and Bill Tipple 2014-07-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137180 North Lewisburg Fire District Vehicle Involved in Saturday accident <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137178" 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>The Champaign County Sheriff&rsquo;s office reports the Northeast Champaign County Fire District vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle accident Saturday around 12:50pm.&nbsp; The squad was responding to a call when there was a crash with a vehicle a... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137178 Vito Wins Award, can be viewed on Young Hollywood Awards Show tonight <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137175" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7271483118-LouieVitoon72714.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Louie Vito wins in the category of Most Awesome Athlete on the Young Hollywood Awards show. Louie competed against five other athletes and came out on top! You can see Louie win his award on the Young Hollywood Awards show Monday night July 28th at... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137175 County roadwork beginning Monday July 28th <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137173" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8151161337-Engineer's Office.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Engineer&rsquo;s Office has announced that county forces will be chip/sealing the following roads this week. The roads to be chip/sealed are: County Road 11 from the east corporation limit of &nbsp;DeGraff to TR 43 until Tuesday Ju... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137173 Permit required for golf carts during Russells Point Harborfest <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=137172" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12051175202-russellspointsign.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The village of Russells Point reminds residents that a permit is required to operate a golf cart within the corporation limits of the village.&nbsp; Such permits will not be issued though until the ordinance to permit the operation of golf carts in ... Jeff Kelley 2014-07-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=137172