Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2016-04-30T09:25:06Z Downtown church building celebrates 100th anniversary <a href=";id=212682" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A downtown church building is celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend. The First Christian Church, 215 East Sandusky Avenue, invites you to a dedication service Sunday morning at ten o'clock. The original building was destroyed in a fire in ... Bill Tipple 2016-04-30T05:00:00Z Ridgemont awards demolition contract to Thomas and Marker <a href=";id=212680" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ridgemont School Board met in regular session Thursday night and awarded the contract for demolition and related work at the former high school and elementary school to Thomas and Marker Construction for $361,320. The demolition work will begin ... Bill Tipple 2016-04-30T05:00:00Z Davis, Sharpin named Indian Lake Seniors of the Month <a href=";id=212675" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Connor Davis Parents: Ray and Kim Davis Address: Lewistown School activities and awards: Student Council (4 years) as treasurer, vice president, and president, Key Club (4 years), SADD (4... Bill Tipple 2016-04-30T05:00:00Z Girls Night Out encourages women to be their best and be healthy (Audio & Video included) <a href=";id=212647" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 12th annual Girls Night Out was held Friday evening at the Bellefontaine First Church of God.&nbsp; Around 250 people, mostly women, packed the room and were encouraged to be their best as well as receiving timely tips from other women and a pan... Jeff Kelley 2016-04-29T05:00:00Z Farmers Market becomes reality in Lakeview (Audio included) <a href=";id=212462" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>For managers Brenda Moots and Brian Holder, a farmer&rsquo;s market started as an idea to attract people to the downtown Lakeview area.&nbsp; After months of discussion and planning, the Downtown Lakeview Farmers Market becomes reality on May 3rd. T... Mike Vetorino 2016-04-30T05:00:00Z County man pleads guilty to felony sex charge, avoids life sentence <a href=";id=212636" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man accused of sexually abusing a young girl entered an Alford Plea before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor on Thursday to avoid a possible life sentence. Ronald Coleman Jr., 51, of 400 Lincoln Boulevard, Apt. 1, Rus... Bill Tipple 2016-04-29T05:00:00Z Updated: Two arrested for Indian Lake shooting; one suspect remains at large <a href=";id=212615" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two men have been arrested and another man is wanted following a shooting near Indian Lake Thursday night around 10:35. Deputies from the Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office responded to a report of gunshots in the area of Hilltop Drive, Kings Landi... Bill Tipple 2016-04-29T05:00:00Z Sex offender sought by deputies <a href=";id=212614" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local sex offender is wanted by authorities. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that David Young, 36, at large, failed to register his address. Deputies have issued a warrant for his arrest. Young is a sexual predator. He was convicted o... Bill Tipple 2016-04-29T05:00:00Z Mad River Mountain announces new $6.5 million lodge <a href=";id=212567" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Peak Resorts, Inc. operator of Mad River Mountain has finalized the design plans with Thomas &amp; Marker Construction on a new base lodge for the local ski resort.&nbsp; The new facility will be an immense two level, 46,000 square foot structure tha... 2016-04-28T05:00:00Z Logan County Commissioners announce Public Meeting on Wind Turbines <a href=";id=212566" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On Friday April 22nd, the Logan County Commissioners received an application from the Ohio Development Services Agency on behalf of Hardin Wind, LLC, also known at the Scioto Ridge Wind Project.&nbsp; Ohio law requires that the application be consid... Jeff Kelley 2016-04-28T05:00:00Z Mock disaster aids responders in evaluating procedures (Audio included) <a href=";id=212563" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Nearly ten emergency response agencies participated in a mock chemical spill in West Liberty Thursday. The West Liberty emergency services, Logan County HazMat, and Mary Rutan Hospital were evaluated during the drill. The drill was conducted to eval... Nate Dunham 2016-04-28T05:00:00Z Father Sheridan passes away <a href=";id=212530" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>After a lengthy battle with cancer, Father Patrick Sheridan passed away Thursday morning at the Mohun Center in Columbus. Sheridan was the priest at St. Patrick&rsquo;s Church in Bellefontaine for 12 years. He also served St. Mary of the Woods in R... Bill Tipple 2016-04-28T05:00:00Z City teen charged with cruelty to animals <a href=";id=212519" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city teen was arrested for throwing and kicking a cat near his residence Wednesday afternoon around 12:30. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Tyler Capuano, 19, of 1012 Heritage Court, threw a cat from his porch and kicked it twice.... Bill Tipple 2016-04-28T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan hosts Glenn Miller Orchestra; raises Relay for Life money <a href=";id=212517" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra performed at Benjamin Logan High School's Improvising a Cure event Sunday night. Over 400 guests packed the high school auditorium to hear the world's most sought after swing era band. The event started with ... Bill Tipple 2016-04-28T05:00:00Z Rotary announces Excellence in Teaching Award winners <a href=";id=212511" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Rotary Club has announced their Excellence in Teaching Award recipients for 2015-2016. The three winners are Trisha Hemmelgarn, Ryan Gilbert, and Erin Miller. Hemmelgarn teaches world history, sociology, and AP European history at... Bill Tipple 2016-04-28T05:00:00Z Hi-Point working on possible storage deal with HazMat team (Audio included) <a href=";id=212483" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education met Wednesday evening. Superintendent Dr. Rick Smith informed the board that the Logan County HazMat Team has asked the school if it can store some of its equipment on the campus. The district's for... Nate Dunham 2016-04-27T05:00:00Z ILMS Builders Club spruces up memorial garden <a href=";id=212480" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake Middle School Builders Club spruced up the school grounds this week. Students weeded and planted the Diana Brunner Memorial Garden outside the main drop-off and pick-up entrance to the school. Students planted the garden two years a... Nate Dunham 2016-04-27T05:00:00Z Jordan receives perfect score from American Conservative Union <a href=";id=212443" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) has once again earned a perfect score from the American Conservative Union for his congressional voting record in 2015. Representative Jordan has a perfect lifetime rating of 100 percent over his nine years in office,... Bill Tipple 2016-04-27T05:00:00Z BHS honors senior music students <a href=";id=212431" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine High School music department held its Spring Concert on Sunday. The concert and symphonic bands along with the concert and symphonic choirs performed. At the conclusion of the concert, senior band and choir students were recognize... Bill Tipple 2016-04-27T05:00:00Z Local driver cited for rural crash <a href=";id=212430" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver was cited following a two-vehicle crash near West Mansfield at the intersection of County Road 26 and County Road 142 Tuesday morning around 8:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Amber Wallace, 35, of rural West Mansfie... Bill Tipple 2016-04-27T05:00:00Z