Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-07-07T07:13:28Z Ohio Caverns busy with summer tours (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181353" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1141284252-OhioCaverns112.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>This week our Logan County travel series takes us underground. Peakofohio.com has been spotlighting local tourist attractions this summer.&nbsp; The Ohio Caverns is busy leading tours and teaching people about the history of the caves. The staff o... Emily O'Connor 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181353 City man sent to prison on domestic violence charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181346" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_70715102655-DavidWilliamsphotofromdomesticviolencesentencingfrom7615.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Seven defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor Monday afternoon. David Williams, 35, of Bellefontaine, was sentenced to 3 &frac12; years in prison for three counts of domestic ... Bill Tipple 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181346 Mother arrested for leaving children unattended at Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181323" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7071593655-SarahRotenberryphotofromtwocountsofendangeringchildrenarrestfrom7615.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A mother was arrested on multiple charges after she left her children unattended at Old Field Beach, 11252 State Route 235 North, Lakeview, Monday night around nine o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Sarah Rotenberry, 30, of Col... Bill Tipple 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181323 Injury crash in construction zone near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181310" 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 local driver was injured when he crashed into a construction zone near Indian Lake Monday night around 10:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that David Henry, 31, of 120 Market Street, Lakeview, was driving a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee ea... Bill Tipple 2015-07-07T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181310 Russells Point receives unusual assistance with flood cleanup (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181258" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7061585222-RussellsPointVillageCouncil7615.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The wonders of the Internet indirectly provided assistance to several Russells Point residents victimized by the flood. Village council members learned Monday night that the head master of Tzu Chi, a Buddhist religious group headquartered in Taiwan,... Mike Vetorino 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181258 Motorcycle wreck claims two lives in Auglaize County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181243" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6091154147-State Patrol cruiser 5-09.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A motorcycle wreck claimed two lives in Auglaize County Sunday night around 10:25. Troopers from the Wapakoneta Post of the State Highway Patrol report that a 2008 Kawasaki operated by Andrew Makley, 21, of New Bremen, was northbound on State Route ... Nate Dunham 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181243 Benjamin Logan conducts special board meeting (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181242" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7061572337-BLBOESpecialMeeting7615.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan Board of Education conducted a special meeting Monday. The board approved its part of a shared service agreement with the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center. The agreement regards services provided to Benjamin Logan by Jann McBrien. McBr... Nate Dunham 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181242 Chicago man arrested on felony drug warrants in Bellefontaine <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181199" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_70615111811-WilliamHaynesphotofromtwocountsoftraffickingincrackcocainearrestfrom7215.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A second person has been arrested on felony drug charges in the city following an investigation by the Logan County Joint Drug Task Force. Officers arrested William Haynes, 27, of Chicago, in the parking lot of a local business Thursday afternoon ar... Bill Tipple 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181199 Underage driver charged for taking grandfather’s car <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181186" 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 city teen was charged with multiple counts following an incident near DeGraff Monday morning around 12:10. Initially, the Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a drag racing complaint near the intersection of County Road 11 and County Road 31... Bill Tipple 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181186 Bar patron arrested for disturbance <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181180" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7061592533-EmilyEvansphotofrommisconductatanemergencyandresistingarrestfrom7415.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A woman was arrested on multiple charges at Froggy's, 11065 Township Road 293, Lakeview, Saturday night around eight o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that a deputy working security was directed to an unresponsive male in the bar ar... Bill Tipple 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181180 County woman charged for assaulting ex-boyfriend <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181173" 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 woman was charged following a dispute with her ex-boyfriend near Indian Lake Friday afternoon around 12:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Haley Dye, 20, of 7132 Baja Drive, Huntsville, went to Zach Oakley's residence, 11153 ... Bill Tipple 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181173 2015 Logan County Fair royalty candidates announced <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181081" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7051574959-2015LoganCoutnyFairQueenCandidates7515.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Fair is fast approaching and along with it, the annual selection of fair royalty. This year&rsquo;s royalty contest will feature four queen candidates, three vying for princess, and two trying for the title of prince. There are no k... Joel Penhorwood 2015-07-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181081 One transported after three-vehicle injury crash in Hardin County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181068" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_State Patrol cruiser door 5-09.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A three-vehicle injury crash at the intersection of US 68 and SR 701 in Hardin County happened just after one o&rsquo;clock Saturday afternoon. Troopers from the Findlay Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol report that Dawn Evans, 49, of Harrod, was driv... 2015-07-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181068 Hi-Point students take gold in national competition <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181084" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7051580949-OHPNationalChampionsatSkillsUSA7515.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio Hi-Point Printing and Graphic Arts students Kelsey Barney, Abigail Watson, and Carlie Losh won the Gold Medal in the SkillsUSA national championship competition in Career Pathways - Arts and Communications at the 51st National Leadership and Ski... 2015-07-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181084 Updated: Drunk driver crashes into grocery store <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181037" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7061552608-CrashintoStevesMarketphoto1from7415.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk driver lost control and crashed into Steve's Market, 300 Cretcher Street, DeGraff, Saturday morning around 3:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joshua Wamsley, 35, of London, was driving a 1986 Chevy Camaro southbound on Stat... Bill Tipple 2015-07-04T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181037 Union County law enforcement now carrying opiate overdose kit <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181086" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7051582133-NaloxonekitforUnionCountypolice7515.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Union County Multi Agency Drug Enforcement (MADE) Task Force has announced the deployment of an opiate overdose drug known as Naloxone. As of June 30th, the process of training and equipping eighty law enforcement officers in Union County with t... 2015-07-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181086 Quincy/DeGraff Joint Sewer Board to hear from OSU rep <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181087" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9071174033-DeGraff sign.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Quincy/DeGraff Joint Sewer Board meeting to be held July 6th at 7 p.m. at the Joint Sewer Plant will be meeting at 6 p.m. with a representative from the Ohio State University to review the use of fish to control algae at the wastewater treatment ... 2015-07-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181087 Guest column by Sen. Rob Portman: Expanding college access <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181092" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2151275610-RobPortman21512.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The following is a guest column by U.S. Senator for Ohio Rob Portman on expanding college access and CTE programs: Increasing College Access We face a number of challenges and opportunities in Ohio in preparing young people for 21st century jobs. H... 2015-07-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181092 Attorney General DeWine announces grant to Athletes in Action <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181090" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9241191838-Mike DeWine 9-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced this past week a $300,000 grant for Athletes in Action (AIA), a Xenia-based nonprofit organization that works to help form well-rounded athletes of integrity in their sport and beyond. &ldquo;For more than... 2015-07-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181090 Serious motorcycle crash on Main Street <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=181025" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Bellefontaine Fire Department Squad.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A motorcyclist and his teen passenger were injured in a two-vehicle crash in front of Speedway, 329 South Main Street, Friday afternoon around 5:50. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Stephen Dodson, 36, of Greenbelt, Maryland, was ope... Bill Tipple 2015-07-04T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=181025