Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-10-25T04:27:20Z Ridgemont building project on target <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149497" 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.&nbsp; Currently, 24 of the 70 geothermal wells have been drilled, concrete f... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149497 Judge sentences former Riverside band director Shook to additional two years <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149494" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12091335146-TimShookspeakspriortohissentencingfrom12913.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Former Riverside High School band director John Timothy Shook was sentenced this past Tuesday for crimes in another case.&nbsp; Shook had entered a plea of no contest to one count of sexual battery. Miami County Common Pleas Court Judge Christopher... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149494 Joint Drug Task Force seizes heroin and cash; two local residents arrested <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149434" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10241493651-RobertWayneWilcoxphotofromtraffickingheroinandpossessionofheroinarrestfrom102214.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man on probation was arrested on multiple felony drug charges at his residence Wednesday afternoon around two o'clock. The Logan County Joint Drug Task Force along with officers from the Adult Parole Authority arrested Robert "Wayne" Wilcox, ... Bill Tipple 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149434 Rollover injury accident near Bellefontaine <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149425" 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 local driver was cited following a rollover injury crash on County Road 29 west of County Road 5 Thursday afternoon around 4:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ashton Martin, 23, of 422 Kent Drive, Apt. 10, Bellefontaine, was drivi... Bill Tipple 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149425 Teen driver injured in T-Bone crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149411" 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 teen driver was injured in a T-Bone crash in DeGraff at the intersection of North Main Street and Moore Street Thursday morning around 7:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Cierra Rhoads, 17, of 217 North Koke Street, DeGraff, was d... Bill Tipple 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149411 Leese, Klingler named Ohio Hi-Point Students of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149440" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_102414100744-KylerKlingler102414.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center named Carrie Leese, a Multimedia Marketing senior from Benjamin Logan, and Kyler Klingler, an Electronics Engineering senior from Riverside, as the October Students of the Month. Name: Carrie Leese Home school: Benja... Bill Tipple 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149440 OSU Lima student wins nationwide sweepstakes <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149325" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10231485455-CEOgivingFreykeystonewcaron102314.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Frey of Huntsville entered eCampus.com&rsquo;s 15th Anniversary Sweepstakes after purchasing a textbook from them.&nbsp; On September 23rd, Frey, a 21-year-old student at the Ohio State University at Lima, was chosen as the Grand Prize winn... Jeff Kelley 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149325 Blood drive to be held at Indian Lake High School <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149327" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10231492024-blooddrivebyILHSSaddchapteron1023141.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School students are getting prepared to give blood. Representatives from the Community Blood Center in Dayton made a presentation to the student body on Tuesday detailing the guidelines for giving blood and how to prepare yourself.&... 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149327 Patrol conducts National School Bus Safety Week <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149329" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_20213123718-OhioStateHighwayPatrolPatch111011.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio State Highway Patrol right now is conducting National School Bus Safety week, which runs through Friday October 24th. This year&rsquo;s theme, &ldquo;At My Stop, You Stop&rdquo; reminds us that the most dangerous part of the school bus ride... 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149329 Bomb threat at local school <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149275" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_102314103738-MacACheekLearningCenterWesternEle.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Police Department responded to a bomb threat at Mac-A-Cheek Learning Center, 1130 West Sandusky Avenue, Wednesday morning around 9:45. A student discovered a written message inside a boys restroom stall. The message said the schoo... Bill Tipple 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149275 City traffic stop leads to three arrests; two local men run from the scene <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149267" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10231494449-CodyAndersonphotofromresistingarrestandobstructingofficialbusinessarrestfrom102214.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Three area residents were arrested on warrants following a traffic stop on the Route 33 eastbound on ramp near Route 68 Wednesday afternoon around 4:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department stopped a 1996 Honda Accord driven by Cathy Gilbert, 45, of ... Bill Tipple 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149267 Local man charged for alcohol-related disturbance at his mother’s home <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149254" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251281014-LoganCountySheriffsOfficeJailComplexsignfrom612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk man was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic disturbance at his mother's Russells Point residence Thursday morning just before one o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Taish Wellnitz, 34, showed up at Sharon W... Bill Tipple 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149254 County man arrested for stalking ex-girlfriend <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149251" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10231481529-SteveManahanphotofrommenacingbystalkingarrestfrom102214.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A DeGraff man who was stalking his ex-girlfriend was arrested on multiple charges Wednesday night around 8:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Steve Manahan, 35, of 305 North Main Street, used social media to stalk Taylor Leiss, 22, o... Bill Tipple 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149251 Mary Rutan Foundation awards grants to community partners <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149247" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10231475258-MaryRutanFoundationgrantrecipientson102214.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Community grants totaling nearly $50,000 were awarded by Mary Rutan Foundation to eleven local partners this week. The focus of the grant program is to foster overall community participation in the promotion of a healthier Logan County. Funding for ... Bill Tipple 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149247 Long time Hi-Point Board Member honored (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149146" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10221475944-OHPBOE102214.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education had a member receive an honor recently. Warren Stevens was named to the Ohio School Board Association&rsquo;s (OSBA) Board of Trustees. He was honored with an award from the OSBA at the Urbana City ... Nate Dunham 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149146 BHS grad crowned Ohio Northern Queen <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149145" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10221480011-TaylorManahan2014ONUHomecomingQueen102214.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Taylor Manahan of Bellefontaine was crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen for Ohio Northern University recently. She was crowned along with King Jacob Stoppe at the ONU Homecoming game on October 4th. Manahan is a senior resident advisor and was nomina... Nate Dunham 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149145 Drunk parent arrested at Jr. High football game <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149120" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10221414151-ChuckGodwinphotofrompublicintoxicationarrestfrom102114.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk parent was arrested after causing a disturbance at the Bellefontaine Jr. High football game Tuesday night around 7:20. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Chuck Godwin, 40, of 126 West Baird Street, West Liberty, was yelling pro... Bill Tipple 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149120 County man arrested after making gun-related threats <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149090" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_102214100228-StephenWolfeJrphotofromaggravatedmenacingarrestfrom102114.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A rural Bellefontaine man was arrested on multiple charges after he pointed a rifle at his girlfriend's husband Tuesday night around seven o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Stephen Wolfe Jr., 25, of 1094 Township Road 56 North,... Bill Tipple 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149090 Injury accident leads to gun charge <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=149084" 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>An area driver was issued a gun-related charge following an injury accident at the intersection of County Road 29 and County Road 55 Tuesday afternoon around 5:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Stephen Parr, 62, of Ada, was driving ... Bill Tipple 2014-10-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=149084 Updated: Prosecutor's Office files attempted murder charges against enraged driver <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=148443" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10171484646-AlanBluephotofromaggravatedvehicularassaultarrestfrom101614.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Prosecutor's Office has now filed two counts of attempted murder and two counts of felonious assault against the motorist who reportedly tried to run over Michael Burton and his son Joshua last week. Alan Blue, the defendant who fac... Bill Tipple 2014-10-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=148443