Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2016-10-20T07:30:22Z Indian Lake 6th graders get inventive <a href=";id=227349" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>They say "necessity is the mother of invention" and this week Indian Lake sixth graders needed to come up with a great idea for their "Thing-A-Ma-Jig" assignments. Students presented their projects to their peers in Christina Fullerton and Chris And... Nate Dunham 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z Riverside High School releases first nine weeks honor roll <a href=";id=227348" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Riverside High School released its Honor Roll for grades 7-12 for the first nine weeks grading period ending on October 13th. 12th Grade:4.0 or better: Seth Barhorst, Trey Long, Tyler Sanford, and Ashton Wooddell 3.5 or better: Alexander Carey, All... Nate Dunham 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z Driver killed in State Route 47 crash <a href=";id=227311" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A female driver was killed in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 47 west of Sidney Wednesday night around 10:40. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reports that Katie McShirley, 21, of Trotwood, was driving a 1994 Chevy S-10 westbound in the 9000 bl... Bill Tipple 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z Truck driver cited for crash at 33 and 274 <a href=";id=227283" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A truck driver was cited for causing a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 33 and State Route 274 Wednesday morning around 6:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Paul Jones, 52, of Canal Winchester, was driving a 2011 Freigh... Bill Tipple 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z Miller named region's outstanding art teacher <a href=";id=227280" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School art teacher Erin Miller has earned another prestigious award. The Ohio Art Education Association has named Miller the 2016 recipient of the Central Region's Outstanding Art Teacher Award. Miller was nominated for this distin... Bill Tipple 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z House fire displaces local family <a href=";id=227264" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A kitchen fire has displaced an area family. The Urbana Fire Department responded to Donald Ratliff's 635 East Ward Street residence (near Urbana High School) Wednesday afternoon around 3:15. Firefighters from West Liberty and Mechanicsburg provide... Bill Tipple 2016-10-20T05:00:00Z County mayors learn about information provided to new residents (Audio included) <a href=";id=227240" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Mayors' Association met in Bellefontaine Council Chambers Wednesday evening. Logan County Chamber of Commerce President Paul Benedetti discussed an informational packet for new residents. He explained that they are called relocation... Nate Dunham 2016-10-19T05:00:00Z Number of Ohio pharmacies dispensing naloxone continues to increase; pharmacies in 84 counties offer life saving drug without a prescription <a href=";id=227232" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy announced Wednesday that with the recent addition of Giant Eagle and Rite Aid stores there are now more than 1,300 pharmacies in 84 counties offering naloxone without a prescription. Naloxone (Narcan&reg;) is a sa... 2016-10-19T05:00:00Z Passing driver cited for Route 33 crash <a href=";id=227187" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A passing driver caused a two-vehicle crash on Route 33 near Township Road 89 (west of Lakeview) Tuesday afternoon around 4:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that David Stevens Jr., 27, of Buckland, was driving a 2014 Honda Accord westbo... Bill Tipple 2016-10-19T05:00:00Z Jordan named Friend of Farm Bureau, tours local ag businesses <a href=";id=227186" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>This week, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) toured farms and other businesses in a special focus on the Fourth District&rsquo;s agriculture industry. The American Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors named Representative Jordan a &ldquo;Friend... Bill Tipple 2016-10-19T05:00:00Z Area drug dealer sent to prison <a href=";id=227158" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Six defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O'Connor Monday afternoon. Brian Roberts, 45, of Lakeview, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for trafficking in drugs and a community control v... Bill Tipple 2016-10-19T05:00:00Z Ruscilli Construction addresses WL-S project concerns (Audio included) <a href=";id=227129" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ruscilli Construction representative Craig Kertesz addressed the West Liberty-Salem Board of Education Tuesday night regarding concerns about the construction project. Among the items shared by Kertesz: --No phase of the six phase project is comple... Mike Vetorino 2016-10-18T05:00:00Z Urbana Mayoral Proclamation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month (Audio & video included) <a href=";id=227121" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Urbana City Council met Tuesday evening. During the meeting Mayor Bill Bean read a proclamation for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. See Mayor Bean read the proclamation and present it to Brenda Hollar. Hollar is a member of &ldquo;Breast Friends For... Jeff Kelley 2016-10-18T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan to induct 31 new members to the NHS <a href=";id=227119" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan National Honor Society recently conducted its tapping for new members. The National Honor Society is based on the criteria of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. All four facets must be outstanding for a student to be... Nate Dunham 2016-10-18T05:00:00Z Indian Lake National Honor Society taps 25 potential new members <a href=";id=227118" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake National Honor Society members tapped 25 new potential inductees during the annual "tapping" ceremony recently. Current members explained to the entire student body the qualities of Scholarship, Character, Leadership, and Service that a ... Nate Dunham 2016-10-18T05:00:00Z City parents caught shoplifting <a href=";id=227085" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city couple was arrested after they were caught shoplifting at JCPenney, 1710 South Main Street, Monday afternoon around 5:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Michael Roark, 23, and Stormie Roark, 21, left a fitting room with a fu... Bill Tipple 2016-10-18T05:00:00Z Area couple face burglary charges in the county <a href=";id=227083" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area husband and wife face multiple burglary charges in Logan County. Deputies have referred burglary charges to the Logan County Prosecutor&rsquo;s Office against Benjamin Rains, 31, and Mackenzie Rains, 24, both of Jackson Center. The two were... Bill Tipple 2016-10-18T05:00:00Z Teen driver cited for T-Bone injury crash <a href=";id=227080" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver caused a T-Bone injury crash on East Sandusky Avenue in front of Speedway Monday afternoon around 2:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Tyler Mackesy, 18, of Lakeview, was driving a 1995 Chevy Camaro westbound when he ... Bill Tipple 2016-10-18T05:00:00Z Car/deer injury accident near East Liberty <a href=";id=227070" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was injured in a car/deer crash on State Route 347 near Route 33 Monday morning around 4:20. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Brandi Zerkle, 29, of Bellefontaine, was driving a 2011 Dodge Caliber southbound... Bill Tipple 2016-10-18T05:00:00Z Louie Vito featured on national TV show <a href=";id=227052" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine native and Olympian Louie Vito will be featured on Jagger Eaton's Mega Life on Nickelodeon. Initially, Jagger heads to Utah to meet with urban skier Tom Wallisch. Jagger then connects with Louie to try ice skateboarding. The episode,... Bill Tipple 2016-10-18T05:00:00Z