Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-11-01T03:20:12Z Power outages in Urbana and Bellefontaine Friday night <a href=";id=150380" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>DP&amp;L spokesman Kevin Hall in Dayton reported as of 11 pm Friday night there were 950 customers in Bellefontaine in Logan County without power.&nbsp; He said it was because of rain and wind that caused a handful of pole fires, including one to a ... Jeff Kelley 2014-10-31T05:00:00Z Syringe located in Zanesfield on Halloween <a href=";id=150378" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A syringe was located in Zanesfield Thursday night on Halloween.&nbsp; The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s office reported on Monday deputies were contacted by a Zanesfield resident about a syringe being seen in the area of 2852 Sandusky Street.&nbsp;... Jeff Kelley 2014-10-31T05:00:00Z RTC set to host Community Shred Day <a href=";id=150329" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In advance of Community Shred Day, Bellefontaine High School DECA students are learning how the operation works. Pictured: RTC Industries employee Matt Coyer shows DECA students Cayden Dement and Brenda Johnson how to tear apart material ahead of sh... Bill Tipple 2014-10-31T05:00:00Z T-Bone injury crash on 33; area driver flown <a href=";id=150321" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area driver was injured in a T-Bone crash near Russells Point at the intersection of Route 33 and Township Road 95 Thursday night around eight o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Dale Snapp, 75, of 120 Pleasant Drive, Bellefon... Bill Tipple 2014-10-31T05:00:00Z Local driver passes out and crashes on 33 <a href=";id=150317" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver passed out and crashed on Route 33 northwest of Bellefontaine near the rest stop Thursday afternoon around 5:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Sparks, 72, of 7484 Foster Street, Russells Point, was driving a 2001... Bill Tipple 2014-10-31T05:00:00Z WPKO Costume Contest tabs young boy and his dog winner <a href=";id=150312" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Brody Queen dressed up as a K-9 officer for Trick-or-Treat and was named our annual Costume Contest winner on Mix 98.3 WPKO.&nbsp; Brody wins a bag of candy and other treats including free movie passes from WPKO.&nbsp; We had a record number of entri... 2014-10-31T05:00:00Z Commissioners conclude talks with Ohio EPA about local waste water treatment plant <a href=";id=150232" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Commissioners are pleased to announce the successful conclusion of negotiations with the Ohio EPA regarding the expansion of the Indian Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Logan County Water Pollution Control District was under orde... Nate Dunham 2014-10-30T05:00:00Z Many brave the haunted streets of Logan County for Candy (Audio included) <a href=";id=150229" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Beggars' Night was conducted across the haunted region known as Logan County Thursday. Zombies, Superheroes, goblins, ninja turtles, and Queen Elsas took to the streets looking for Halloween fun and most importantly, CANDY! I caught up to an escape... Nate Dunham 2014-10-30T05:00:00Z City teen arrested for fight near BHS <a href=";id=150220" target="_blank"><img src=" County JDC 3-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city teenager was arrested following a fight near Bellefontaine High School Wednesday afternoon around 2:45. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Austin Allen, 15, of 310 Water Avenue, assaulted Jeremy Thornhill, 14, of Bellefontaine.... Bill Tipple 2014-10-30T05:00:00Z Local driver killed in Shelby County crash <a href=";id=150213" target="_blank"><img src="'s Department SUV.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was killed in a head-on crash on State Route 119 near Anna Thursday morning around 9:30. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reports that Jeffrey McCullough, 44, of Maplewood, was driving a 2008 Chevy HHR eastbound on 119 when he went ... Bill Tipple 2014-10-30T05:00:00Z Indian Lake names Seniors of the Month <a href=";id=150175" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Name: Lorin Denney Grandparents: Sandy Smith and Randy Matthews Address: Belle Center School Activities and awards: Div. 2 Lieutenant Governor for Key Club International, County National Honor Society Secretary, sophomore and junior class Vice Pre... Bill Tipple 2014-10-30T05:00:00Z State Park employee cited for minor crash <a href=";id=150172" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An Indian Lake State Park employee was cited following a minor crash near the park entrance Wednesday afternoon around 12:05. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that David Faler, 38, of Wapakoneta, was driving a 2002 GMC pickup ... Bill Tipple 2014-10-30T05:00:00Z Teen driver loses wheel, crashes near Bellefontaine <a href=";id=150168" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver who lost his wheel crashed on County Road 55 south of County Road 10 Wednesday afternoon around 3:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that David Nease, 18, of 4061 County Road 55, Bellefontaine, was driving a 1999 Honda Accor... Bill Tipple 2014-10-30T05:00:00Z County man arrested for vandalism incident at local bar <a href=";id=150157" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was arrested after he vandalized a vehicle in the parking lot of The Pines, 2516 County Road 255, Quincy, Wednesday night around 10:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Charles (Chuck) Stevens II, 41, of 211 South Main Stre... Bill Tipple 2014-10-30T05:00:00Z Safety tips for Beggars’ Night <a href=";id=150103" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Logan County&rsquo;s Beggars&rsquo; Night is this evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Local authorities will have extra personnel on patrol but ask the community to help them by following these safety tips: 1. Have children wear light-colored clothing that... Bill Tipple 2014-10-30T05:00:00Z Red Cross consolidates chapters, Logan County affected (Audio included) <a href=";id=150077" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The American Red Cross is making a change on the national level that will affect Logan and surrounding counties. The Red Cross is consolidating some of its chapters in an effort to cut down expenses by reducing staff. The change in staffing will not... Nate Dunham 2014-10-29T05:00:00Z Jordan honored for manufacturing legislative excellence <a href=";id=150075" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) awarded Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. The award is based on his votes in the 113th Congress on issues that are critical to manufacturing in th... 2014-10-29T05:00:00Z Indian Lake’s Grothaus selected for HOBY conference <a href=";id=150074" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake has its representative for the HOBY conference at Urbana University this coming June. Parker Grothaus meets several qualifications for Indian Lake. Parker is a sophomore in high school, interested in community service, and has an above a... Nate Dunham 2014-10-29T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan hosts elementary math workshop <a href=";id=150048" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan is hosting the Structures in Math workshop series this week sponsored by the Midwest Regional Educational Service Center. During the two-day workshop, teachers in grades K-2 from Logan, Hardin, and Shelby counties are learning how the... Bill Tipple 2014-10-29T05:00:00Z Walmart employee arrested on theft charge <a href=";id=150017" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Walmart employee who spearheaded a theft scheme was arrested at the store Tuesday afternoon around three o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Mindy Young, 37, of 8670 State Route 508, DeGraff, changed prices on numerous home g... Bill Tipple 2014-10-29T05:00:00Z