Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-08-29T09:10:07Z Small plane makes emergency landing after leaving Grimes Field <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141653" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6081340108-Planecrashphoto3nearBellefontaineRegionalAirportfrom6813.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A small plane that took off from Grimes Field made an emergency landing in rural Clark County Friday afternoon just before three o&rsquo;clock. The pilot called 911 and reported engine trouble. The plane safely landed in a bean field near East Coun... Bill Tipple 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141653 Small plane makes emergency landing after leaving Grimes Field <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141651" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6081340108-Planecrashphoto3nearBellefontaineRegionalAirportfrom6813.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A small plane that took off from Grimes Field made an emergency landing in rural Clark County Friday afternoon just before three o&rsquo;clock. The pilot called 911 and reported engine trouble. The plane safely landed in a bean field near East Coun... Bill Tipple 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141651 Fire destroys barn in rural Logan County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141602" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8291484401-PerryTwpFireEMS.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A large structure fire destroyed a barn near East Liberty Friday morning around 5:30. Firefighters from Perry Township, Bokescreek Township, and Liberty Township (Raymond) responded to Tom Erdy's residence at 10890 Township Road 141. Perry Township... Bill Tipple 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141602 Concrete truck driver cited for State Route 47 crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141604" 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>The concrete truck driver has been cited for the rollover crash that closed State Route 47 for eight hours Thursday. The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office reports that Sean Fowler, 31, of Lima, was eastbound on 47 when he went off the right side o... Bill Tipple 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141604 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over continues through Labor Day <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141590" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8301383406-PaulPride813.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Labor Day weekend tends to see a spike in traffic incidents, so the State Highway Patrol is reminding us to buckle up, keep focused on the road, and not drive impaired. During last year&rsquo;s four-day holiday reporting period of August 30th through... Bill Tipple 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141590 Ridgemont adopts vision and mission statement (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141485" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8281475217-RidgemontBOE82814.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ridgemont Board of Education approved the district&rsquo;s new vision and mission statement Thursday. Superintendent Emmy Beeson explained that the statement&rsquo;s development took just over a year. The district spent time interviewing staff, ... Nate Dunham 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141485 Missing woman found in rural Hardin County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141477" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8281442431-LillianBigelowphotoIIon82814.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A missing Rushsylvania woman was found in Hardin County Thursday afternoon. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Lillian Bigelow, 64, of 1999 Township Road 51, was reported missing by her husband, Robert, Thursday around 1:30 p.m. Mrs. Bi... Bill Tipple 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141477 Walmart employee charged with theft <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141424" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8281485436-BillieDaughertyphotofromtheftarrestfrom82514.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Walmart cashier was arrested earlier this week following a brief investigation. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Billie Jo Daugherty, 18, of 1020 Heritage Court, Bellefontaine, was stealing from her cash drawer. Daugherty admitted... Bill Tipple 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141424 County roads set to be sealed <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141419" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8281483116-RoadWorkAheadSign.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Several county roads will be under construction the next two weeks. The Logan County Engineer's Office reports that Pavement Technology will be applying a rejuvenating sealer to the following roads: County Road 10 County Road 13 County Road 55 C... Bill Tipple 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141419 Local business damaged in hit-skip crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141414" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8281480432-DowntownDiscountGrocery2014.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An Indian Lake business was damaged in a hit-skip accident Wednesday night. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to Downtown Discount Grocery, 155 South Main Street, Lakeview, around 7:20 p.m. Employees noticed damage to the exterior wall an... Bill Tipple 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141414 Updated: Concrete truck crashes near Benjamin Logan <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141430" 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 man driving a concrete truck suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash on State Route 47 west of Benjamin Logan Thursday morning around nine o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Sean Fowler, 31, of Lima, was transported to Mar... Bill Tipple 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141430 Hi-Point board conducts treasurer’s evaluation, hears about new recruitment strategy (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141332" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8271481208-OHPBOE82714.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education conducted its annual evaluation of Treasurer Eric Adelsberger Wednesday. The board gave Adelsberger an overall excellent rating. The board also decided to raise his salary accordingly. The board al... Nate Dunham 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141332 Four agencies receive United Way New Venture Grants <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141325" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11061190813-unitedway.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The United Way of Logan County Board of Trustees met Tuesday. The board acted on the recommendations of the Admission and Allocation Committee and approved funding for the following: $5,000 to Mary Rutan Hospital to assist in funding the second Hea... 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141325 Dog owner charged for neighborhood attack <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141305" 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 Indian Lake woman was charged after her dog attacked a neighbor's dog in Chippewa Sunday morning just after midnight. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Teka Hoberty's dog left its yard at 11379 Kiowa Path, Lakeview, and attacked Lesl... Bill Tipple 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141305 Sleepy driver crashes near Huntsville <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141300" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11081170400-StatePatrolcruiserdoor509.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed on County Road 130 just north of County Road 37 (near the Huntsville Cemetery) Tuesday morning around 3:15. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Katelyn Dunfee, 19, of 8693 S... Bill Tipple 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141300 Local man arrested for assaulting his father <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141290" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_82714113626-DustinAnglephotofromdomesticviolencearrestfrom82614.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted his father at their family business Tuesday morning around 7:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dustin Angle, 34, of 309 South Detroit Street, West Liberty, attacked Steven Angle,... Bill Tipple 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141290 Serious motorcycle accident near Honda Transmission <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141285" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_40213115603-StatePatrolcruiserwithtrooper313.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries in a crash on State Route 235 near Honda Transmission Tuesday night around 10:30. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Clarence Lloyd, 52, of Marysville, was driving a 2005 Harley-Davi... Bill Tipple 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141285 Quincy issues boil water advisory <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141281" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8051485648-QuincyCouncil8514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Village of Quincy has issued a boil advisory for residents on Logan Street and Jefferson Street. The alert was declared Wednesday morning. Residents should boil water for at least five minutes before consumption. If you have questions, contact... Bill Tipple 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141281 Local man sentenced on domestic violence, theft charges <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141272" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8271482241-MichaelAnsleyphotofromdomesticviolenceandtheftsentencingfrom82514.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two defendants were sentenced and two pleaded guilty before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor earlier this week. Michael Ansley, 42, of Russells Point, was sentenced to the West Central Community Based Correctional Facility, ... Bill Tipple 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141272 Council continues increased compensation discussion (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=141180" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8121494453-BellefontaineCC81214.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>For the second consecutive meeting, increasing compensation for Bellefontaine&rsquo;s elected officials was the topic of a post meeting discussion. Only council member Jim Sanford voiced a position on the issue this time. Two weeks ago, he was undec... Mike Vetorino 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=141180