Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2017-10-20T09:27:44Z Bellefontaine announces leaf pick up schedule <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253817" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_101313100841-leafmachine.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The City of Bellefontaine has announced its leaf pick up schedule, with the first round as follows: October 23rd, 24th, and 25th &ndash; North of Columbus Avenue and east of Main Street October 26th, 27th, and 30th &ndash; South of Columbus Avenue ... Bill Tipple 2017-10-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253817 Benjamin Logan FFA students study animal behavior <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253794" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10191782749-AggieBLFFA101917.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan FFA students enrolled in the Animal and Plant Science course recently worked with Bellefontaine Mayor Ben Stahler and his wife, Sara, to evaluate animal behavior. The Stahlers currently volunteer as foster parents for a service dog, A... Nate Dunham 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253794 Interim superintendent takes the helm at the Midwest Regional ESC (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253793" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10191775543-MRESCBoardMeetingatIL101917.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center (ESC) Board met at Indian Lake High School Thursday night. It was the first full meeting for interim superintendent Scott Howell. Howell was hired at the last board meeting and has spent much of the la... Nate Dunham 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253793 31 tapped for Benjamin Logan NHS <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253790" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10191752620-BenjaminLoganNationalHonorSocietyphotoIIon101917.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan High School recently tapped new members for the National Honor Society (NHS). The selection process is based on the criteria of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. All four facets must be outstanding for a student to be s... Nate Dunham 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253790 Freeman sentenced to 10 years for Brentlinger murder <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253767" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11081195603-JudgeMarkOConnor2009.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lima teen has been sentenced for her role in the Jeffrey Brentlinger murder case. Tatiana Freeman, 18, was sentenced to 10 years in prison by Assigned Judge Mark O'Connor in Logan County Common Pleas Court Thursday morning. In August, Freeman ple... Bill Tipple 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253767 Pursuit, traffic stop leads to felony drug arrests near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253759" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10191792416-JamieCaskeyphotofrompossessionofheroinandfailuretocomplyarrestfrom101817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two Lakeview men were arrested on felony drug charges following a brief pursuit in Chippewa Wednesday night around 7:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Jamie Caskey, 53, was driving a 2003 Chevy pickup northbound on State Route 235 n... Bill Tipple 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253759 Injury crash on Main Street near Wendy's <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253754" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8071510638-BellefontaineEMS.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was injured in a crash on South Main Street near Wendy's Wednesday afternoon around 2:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Kelly Fannin, 50, of Bellefontaine, was driving a 2004 GMC Sierra eastbound on Maple Avenue. He... Bill Tipple 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253754 Local mayor proposes change to next year's Beggars' Night (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253727" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10181771752-LoganCountyMayorsAssociation101817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Mayors' Association met in Bellefontaine Council Chambers Wednesday night. Russells Point Mayor Robin Reames made a proposal to reformat Beggars' Night for next year. Mayor Reames encouraged the idea of moving to multiple trunk-or-t... Nate Dunham 2017-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253727 Three local residents enlist in the Army <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253723" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10181771809-NicholasHarris101817.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A few local residents recently enlisted in the Army. Nicholas Harris of West Liberty enlisted as a 12B combat engineer for three years. He received a $10,000 bonus; full medical, dental, and housing; $86,812 for college, a $424,100 VA Home Loan cap;... Nate Dunham 2017-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253723 Dyer and Karg named BHS Seniors of the Month (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253648" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10171775319-MeganDyer.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Name: Megan Dyer Parents: Pam Dyer Address: Bellefontaine School activities and awards: AGAPE, National Honor Society, Marching Band, Symphonic Band. If I were a principal for a day: I would cancel classes in exchange for a trip to Kings Island.... Abbi Adelsberger 2017-10-19T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253648 Drunk city man arrested for assaulting girlfriend <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253690" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10181795308-ToddLockwoodphotofromdomesticviolencearrestfrom101717.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk city man was arrested following a domestic dispute with his live-in girlfriend at their 209 East Patterson Avenue residence Tuesday afternoon around 5:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Todd Lockwood, 53, got into an argume... Bill Tipple 2017-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253690 Indian Lake National Honor Society taps 23 scholars <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253677" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10181784006-IndianLakeNHSinducteesfrom101717.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake National Honor Society members tapped 23 new inductees during a ceremony Tuesday. Current members explained the qualities of Scholarship, Character, Leadership, and Service that a student must exemplify to be considered for the society. ... Bill Tipple 2017-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253677 Structure fire destroys rural farmhouse <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253671" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12101512448-BokescreekFireDepartmenttruck1215.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A structure fire destroyed a two-story farmhouse near Rushsylvania Tuesday night around 10:40. The Rushcreek Fire Department along with mutual aid from Ridgeway, Richland, Bokescreek, and Bellefontaine responded to Joe Leveck's 3401 State Route 274 ... Bill Tipple 2017-10-18T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253671 Hissong updates WL-S BOE on fieldhouse project (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253650" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10171775059-WLSBOE101717.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Liberty-Salem Superintendent Kraig Hissong told board members Tuesday night that the athletic boosters have raised approximately $450,000 of the $900,000 needed to build a fieldhouse. With that much progress being made, Hissong scheduled a Novem... Mike Vetorino 2017-10-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253650 Hite abruptly resigns Ohio Senate seat <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253644" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2121645541-CliffHiteatIndianLakeLegislativeLuncheonon21315.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Local state senator Cliff Hite (R-Findlay) abruptly resigned Tuesday. Hite represented the 1st district, which includes Bokescreek, Rushcreek, and Richland Townships in Logan County. He was chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee. Hite was a ... Bill Tipple 2017-10-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253644 Benjamin Logan Education Association endorses three in school board race <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253606" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4201392009-BenjaminLoganHighSchoolsign3813.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan Education Association has endorsed three school board candidates. The BLEA is endorsing retired educators Karen Dill, Debra Johnson, and Kathy Stierhoff. The association said, &ldquo;The decision to endorse these candidates was r... Bill Tipple 2017-10-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253606 Rural road set to close for guardrail work <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253605" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9151452155-LoganCountyHighwayTruck.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A road near Huntsville will be closed on Thursday. Crews from the Logan County Highway Department will be installing guardrail in various locations along Township Road 100 between State Route 117 and County Road 39. Township Road 100 will be closed... Bill Tipple 2017-10-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253605 Bellefontaine man arrested for striking girlfriend in front of children <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253603" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_50715111645-ClintBlevinsJrphotofromresistingarrestandobstructingofficialbusinessarrestfrom5615.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Bellefontaine man was arrested on multiple charges following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend at her east side residence Monday afternoon around 3:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Clint Blevins Jr., 35, at large, entered ... Bill Tipple 2017-10-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253603 Updated: Structure fire temporarily displaces city residents <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253618" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_62412102419-BellefontaineFireTruckandsquad99.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A structure fire damaged an east side home Tuesday morning around nine o'clock. The Bellefontaine Fire Department responded to Robert Devore's 109 Summit Drive residence. An occupant reported the fire. No one was injured. The residents have been ... Bill Tipple 2017-10-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253618 County woman cited for early morning crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=253594" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4081375259-StatePatrolcruiserwithtrooper313.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash in Zanesfield Monday morning around 2:10. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Amy Love, 40, of East Liberty, was driving a 2003 Saturn westbound on County Road 10 east o... Bill Tipple 2017-10-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=253594