Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2016-05-25T09:47:40Z Davidson, Meier top Benjamin Logan Class of 2016 <a href=";id=214755" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan High School has two valedictorians this year. Saber Davidson is the daughter of Kyle and Jerusha Davidson of East Liberty. School Activities: College Credit Plus, National Honor Society, OAGC Art Show 2013, 2014, 2015 (Winner years 2... Nate Dunham 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z LifeCare Alliance salutes Logan County volunteers <a href=";id=214739" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Columbus-based LifeCare Alliance, the Midwest&rsquo;s leading provider of Meals-on-Wheels, is pleased to announce that Bellefontaine residents were celebrated for their outstanding volunteer achievements during the annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremo... Cole McDaniel 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z Zanesfield Petanque Club hosts BHS French Club <a href=";id=214725" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Zanesfield Petanque Club hosted the 4th annual Bellefontaine High School French Club Petanque Challenge on Tuesday. There were a total of 14 teams of three and two teams of two. After three qualifying games, the top four teams advanced. The wi... Cole McDaniel 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z Five selected to represent Indian Lake at Buckeye Boys State <a href=";id=214670" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Five Indian Lake students will represent our area at Buckeye Boys State next month. Dylan Albright, son of Mark and Mary Albright of Huntsville; Gus Dalton, son of Don and Laura Dalton of Quincy; Nate Kaffenbarger, son of Paul and Denise Kaffenbarge... Bill Tipple 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z Speeding teen driver crashes at rural intersection <a href=";id=214669" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver was cited on multiple charges following a one-vehicle crash at the intersection of Township Road 30 and County Road 31 Tuesday morning around 3:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Levi Moell, 16, of rural West Liberty, w... Bill Tipple 2016-05-25T05:00:00Z Next five years look positive for Riverside financially (Audio included) <a href=";id=214625" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Riverside Board of Education reviewed the district's five-year fiscal forecast Tuesday. Treasurer Lucas Ratliff reported that he is projecting the district to be in the black over the next five years. He also said the district looks to end the c... Nate Dunham 2016-05-24T05:00:00Z City Council considering putting energy alternative on ballot (Audio included) <a href=";id=214623" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Jordan Haarmann of the Illinois-based Aggregate Gas Electric presented Bellefontaine City Council an energy alternative opportunity Tuesday night. If approved by voters in the upcoming November election, voters that are not involved in a separate en... Mike Vetorino 2016-05-24T05:00:00Z Traffic stop leads to felony drug arrest <a href=";id=214588" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area man was arrested on a felony drug charge following a traffic stop in the Walmart parking lot, 2281 South Main Street, Saturday afternoon around 3:15. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped Donte Boddie, 34, of Springfield, for driving a... Bill Tipple 2016-05-24T05:00:00Z 2017 Acura NSX rolls off the line <a href=";id=214618" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Acura celebrated the highly anticipated line-off of the first serial production 2017 Acura NSX at the new Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Marysville on Tuesday. The PMC is the exclusive manufacturing home to Acura's next-generation NSX, the... Bill Tipple 2016-05-24T05:00:00Z Jordan condemns IRS commissioner’s failures in first impeachment hearing <a href=";id=214619" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) condemned Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen&rsquo;s &ldquo;breach of public trust, dereliction of duty, and negligence&rdquo; Tuesday in a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. Tuesday&rsqu... 2016-05-24T05:00:00Z County teen pleads guilty to vehicle thefts near Indian Lake <a href=";id=214570" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Four defendants pleaded before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor Monday afternoon. Danny Ellis Jr., 19, of Lakeview, pleaded guilty to three counts of theft of a motor vehicle. In December, Ellis was arrested for a series of... Bill Tipple 2016-05-24T05:00:00Z Car/deer injury accident near Bellefontaine <a href=";id=214568" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver suffered minor injuries in a car/deer crash on County Road 31 Monday night around 9:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Rachel Jackson, 44, of rural DeGraff, was driving a 2012 Honda CR-V southbound on 31 north of Count... Bill Tipple 2016-05-24T05:00:00Z West Liberty Council appropriates loan for new water treatment facility (Audio included) <a href=";id=214527" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Liberty Council met Monday evening and made an appropriation to its budget. The appropriation involved a $1.5 million OWDA loan for the village&rsquo;s new water treatment plant. The money had been left out of the budget and was added so the pr... Nate Dunham 2016-05-23T05:00:00Z Bellefontaine BOE approves increase in substitute teacher pay (Audio included) <a href=";id=214526" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Board of Education approved Monday night an increase in substitute teacher pay from $85 to $100 per day. It is the first increase since 2004. The increase is being instituted at all the county schools. With more pay, the hope is t... Mike Vetorino 2016-05-23T05:00:00Z Calvary Christian to graduate its first senior class <a href=";id=214522" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Calvary Christian will conduct its first-ever high school graduation at the school Thursday evening. The ceremony will begin at 7 o&rsquo;clock with 14 graduates: Donald Scott Brunson, David Austin Durnell, Baylee Michelle Durnell, Alexander Scott M... Nate Dunham 2016-05-23T05:00:00Z Indian Lake honors nine valedictorians, one salutatorian <a href=";id=214491" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School held its graduation ceremony Sunday afternoon where they recognized nine valedictorians and one salutatorian. (Pictured, left to right: Salutatorian Kylie Klinger, Valedictorians Joey Davidson, Connor Davis, Justin Kindle, Al... Cole McDaniel 2016-05-23T05:00:00Z Three injured in rollover crash on 33 near Midwest Express <a href=";id=214462" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Three Lakeview residents were injured in a rollover crash on Route 33 near State Route 739 (near the Union/Logan county line) Saturday afternoon around 3:15. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Daniel Miller, 35, of Lakeview... Bill Tipple 2016-05-23T05:00:00Z County man charged for fight in the roadway <a href=";id=214481" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county man was arrested on multiple charges following a fight on State Route 720 near Route 33 Friday afternoon around four o'clock. The Washington Township Police Department reports that Dakota Beech, 21, of Huntsville, was riding in a van driven... Bill Tipple 2016-05-23T05:00:00Z Indian Lake man charged for threatening to shoot neighbor’s dog <a href=";id=214477" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An Indian Lake resident was charged after he threatened to shoot his neighbor's dog Friday night around 7:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to Moundwood Mobile Home Park, 7225 State Route 368. Deputies report that Richard Trenkamp, 68... Cole McDaniel 2016-05-23T05:00:00Z Suspended driver arrested for hit-skip accident near Bellefontaine <a href=";id=214476" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A suspended driver was arrested on multiple charges after he crashed his friend's car on State Route 47 east of Bellefontaine Saturday morning around 1:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Chris Lowe, 24, of 8319 Indian Drive, Lewistow... Bill Tipple 2016-05-23T05:00:00Z