Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2017-03-29T05:48:19Z Repeat shoplifter arrested at Walmart <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240257" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_32917103722-RobinRichardsphotofromtheftarrestfrom32817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city woman was arrested after she was caught shoplifting at Walmart, 2281 South Main Street, Tuesday night around 10:05. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Robin Richards, 50, attempted to leave the store without paying for multiple ... Bill Tipple 2017-03-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240257 Traffic stop on Route 33 leads to drug charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240247" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_20613113315-WashingtonTownshipPolicebadge213.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was issued multiple drug charges following a traffic stop in Russells Point Wednesday morning around 12:20. The Washington Township Police Department stopped Dennis Pitts, 60, of Jackson Center, after he failed to stop at the stop sig... Bill Tipple 2017-03-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240247 Area man sent to prison on burglary charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240231" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10131654326-BenjaminRainsphotofromburglaryarrestfrom101316.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Five defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before assigned Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor in Logan County Common Pleas Court Monday afternoon. Benjamin Rains, 31, of Sidney, pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary and was sentenced to two yea... Bill Tipple 2017-03-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240231 Riverside's Mann receives five-year administrative contract (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240210" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_32817100646-RSBmtg32817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Riverside Board of Education met on Tuesday evening. During the meeting they voted 4-1 to award Superintendent Scott Mann with a five-year administrative contract effective August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2023. Mann currently receives an annual ... Jeff Kelley 2017-03-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240210 City council adopts ordinance making Shady Lane a public street (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240209" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3281773137-BellefontaineCityCouncil32817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine City Council&rsquo;s rather small agenda was highlighted by the adoption of two ordinances Tuesday night. The first makes Shady Lane off Sandusky Avenue a public street. The street had been privately owned by the owner of the Shady Lan... Mike Vetorino 2017-03-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240209 Board of DD celebrates the Class of 1960 and 50 years of county boards (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240207" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3281774340-KarenJenkinsDennisRossJohnORielleyandJuniorBaker32817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities conducted its annual Family Dinner and Awards Night at the Bellefontaine First Church of God Tuesday evening. The event was moved up this year to coincide with Developmental Disabilities Awareness... Nate Dunham 2017-03-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240207 ILMS students compete in solo and ensemble contest <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240205" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3281770725-DirectorJoyceKingworkswithvocalstudents32817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Several Indian Lake Middle School students recently earned Superior and Excellent ratings at the OMEA District 11 Solo and Ensemble contest held at Miami East Schools. These students put in many hours of extra practice to be able to represent ILMS we... 2017-03-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240205 Cooper graduates from Air Force basic training <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240204" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3281770337-Airman1stClassJerrodMCooper32817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jerrod Cooper recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline... Nate Dunham 2017-03-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240204 City drug dealer arrested on felony warrants <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240157" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_32817100851-ShelleyMoorephotofromtraffickingincrackcocainearrestfrom32417.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city woman was arrested on felony drug warrants outside her west side home Friday morning around 11:55. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force arrested Shelley Moore, 48, of 332 West Street. Moore was arrested on two counts of trafficking crack c... Bill Tipple 2017-03-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240157 Cattle killed in large barn fire near Huntsville <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240143" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3281780056-Fireat5442CountyRoad39from32717.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ten cows and a horse were killed in a barn fire near Huntsville Monday night around 11:15. Firefighters from Huntsville along with mutual aid from Indian Joint, Lakeview, Richland Township, and Bellefontaine responded to Arthur Shellenbarger's farm ... Bill Tipple 2017-03-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240143 Updated: Both drivers injured in car/semi crash at 47 and 292 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240090" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_32817101357-Crashat47and292photo1from32717.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Both drivers were injured in a pickup/semi crash at the intersection of State Route 47 and State Route 292 Monday afternoon around 3:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Mark Hanson, 50, of Kirkersville, was driving a 2007 Volvo semi (... Bill Tipple 2017-03-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240090 Teen driver cited for city crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240148" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3271743847-CrashonEastSanduskyatLakewoodon32717.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of East Sandusky Avenue and Lakewood Drive Monday afternoon around three o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Bruno Pattison, 16, of Bellefontaine, was dr... Bill Tipple 2017-03-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240148 Bellefontaine BOE updated on middle school goals (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240103" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3271771427-BellefontaineBOE32717.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Middle school administrators Lynda Holycross and Gavin Yoder and teacher Cliff Core updated the Bellefontaine board of education Monday night on the school's goal progress. Yoder, who is in charge of discipline, is pleased with the results of the Ch... Mike Vetorino 2017-03-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240103 Winning bid for Bailey House goes to West Liberty Historical Society (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240102" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3271780548-WestLibertyCouncil32717.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Liberty Village Council learned the fate of the village's old police building Monday evening. Council opened bids for the sale of the Bailey House. One bid was received and it was approved for $1,001 from West Liberty Historical Society Preside... Nate Dunham 2017-03-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240102 Culvert replacement scheduled for CR 73 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240101" 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>A culvert replacement project will close a section of County Road 73 later this week. Logan County Highway Department crews will be replacing the culvert on County Road 73 between Pleasant Township Road 23 and County Road 34. The work is scheduled ... Nate Dunham 2017-03-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240101 Drunk driver charged for striking car, house in Belle Center <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240045" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3271785542-CrashonWestMainStreetinBelleCenterphoto2from32417.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk driver was injured after he struck a parked car and home on West Main Street in Belle Center Friday night around 8:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Lance Miller, 46, of 228 West Main Street, Belle Center, was driving a 2014... Bill Tipple 2017-03-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240045 City crash ties up traffic <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240095" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3271743847-CrashonEastSanduskyatLakewoodon32717.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Both drivers walked away from a crash at the intersection of East Sandusky Avenue and Lakewood Drive Monday afternoon around 2:55. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that a westbound Honda Element collided with a northbound car. The accide... Bill Tipple 2017-03-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240095 County woman arrested for assaulting her mother <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240052" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3271793004-DanielleJacobsphotofromdomesticviolencearrestfrom32617.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county woman was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic dispute with her mother near Indian Lake Sunday night around 6:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Danielle Jacobs, 29, of Lewistown, got into an argument with Terri... Bill Tipple 2017-03-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240052 Underage drinking party near Bellefontaine could lead to charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=240050" 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>Several area residents could face charges following an underage drinking party in the county Saturday night around 11:35. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to 6846 State Route 540. Jared Abbott, 19, hosted the party. His father, Mike, wa... Bill Tipple 2017-03-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=240050 Updated: Fatal motorcycle crash near West Liberty; victim identified <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=239966" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_3261760331-FatalmotorcycleaccidentnearWestLibertyfrom32417.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One person was killed in a motorcycle crash in the 2600 block of State Route 245 West near West Liberty (between Hite Road and Carey Road) Saturday night around seven o'clock. The Champaign County Sheriff's Office reports that two motorcycles crashe... Bill Tipple 2017-03-25T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=239966