Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2014-04-20T08:30:26Z ODOT says litter pick-up costs $4 million, volunteers help lessen amount <a href=";id=123133" target="_blank"><img src=" logo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It is a commonly known fact that volunteers lessen the cost of litter pick-up by the state, but rarely are numbers presented regarding just how much of an impact volunteers have. Each year, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) spends $4 mill... Joel Penhorwood 2014-04-20T05:00:00Z LCBDD announces First Annual Buddy Walk <a href=";id=123131" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities met earlier this week with upcoming and ongoing events highlighting much of the meeting. Superintendent Saul Bauer explained that the Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities will be holdi... 2014-04-20T05:00:00Z ILES students win bikes for perfect attendance <a href=";id=123124" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>At the latest Laker Zone assembly at Indian Lake Elementary, bicycle winners for perfect attendance were announced. Any girl or boy in kindergarten through 4th grade that was at school everyday for nine weeks was eligible to win a new bike. Part of... Joel Penhorwood 2014-04-20T05:00:00Z OHP aviation students take multiple firsts at Tech Prep Showcase <a href=";id=123121" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Aviation students enrolled at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center soared to the top in the 2014 Sinclair Tech Prep Showcase competition on April 11 at Sinclair Community College. Ohio Hi-Point&rsquo;s students competed in the Transportation-Aviation Occ... 2014-04-20T05:00:00Z Logan County Churches gather for 2014 Way of the Cross <a href=";id=123115" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Area church groups came together on Good Friday for a unique worship service. The 2014 Way of the Cross brought churches of Logan County and their congregations together on Friday to reflect on the final hours of Jesus Christ by carrying a cross thr... Joel Penhorwood 2014-04-20T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan announces April Seniors of the Month <a href=";id=123067" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan recently announced its April Seniors of the Month Name: Sara Rice (pictured) Parents: Jim and Shari Rice Address: West Mansfield School activities and awards: Soccer, FCCLA, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Spanish National H... Joel Penhorwood 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z OHP HOSA students advance to national conference in Orlando <a href=";id=123049" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sixteen Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Health Technology students will be attending the HOSA National Leadership Conference as competitors and elected officers this June in Orlando, Florida. Students enrolled in the Health Technology program on Ohio Hi... 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z Richwood Banking Company donates books to ILES <a href=";id=123045" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Students at Indian Lake Elementary were recently treated to a surprise from the Richwood Banking Company of Huntsville. The bank sponsored a book drive to recognize the birthday of Dr. Seuss by asking their bank patron's to bring in a book of any ty... Joel Penhorwood 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z Citizens’ Police Academy covers self-defense - week eleven (Audio & Video included) <a href=";id=122856" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The second class of the Bellefontaine Police Department's Citizens' Police Academy got a simulated look at police shooting during its eleventh session Thursday. PROSHOT Firearms taught the students how to grip a pistol and some basic firearms safety... Nate Dunham 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Local Church participates in 30 hour famine (Audio included) <a href=";id=122947" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Easter weekend First United Methodist Church will be doing a 30-hour famine with its youth group. [audio:JoshRobbinsonfaminefrom41814.mp3]Listen to Josh Robbins explain what a famine is.[/audio] The youth will be doing many different activities in ... Hannah Pemberton 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Driver cited following non-injury crash <a href=";id=122973" target="_blank"><img src="'s Department SUV.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>&nbsp; The Logan County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department reported a non-injury accident Thursday about 7:30 a.m.&nbsp; Timothy W. Caudill, of Dublin, was cited by deputies for left of center following a crash on State Route 47, west of County Road 21. D... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Minor accident reported; bank turns in counterfeit C-note <a href=";id=122972" target="_blank"><img src=" Police Department badge 11-09.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine City Police reported a non-injury traffic accident in the city Thursday about 3:50 p.m. Margie Anderson, 548 E. High, was cited for failure to maintain assured clear distance after she reportedly rear-ended a northbound car driven ... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z Three local teens injured in county crash <a href=";id=122805" target="_blank"><img src=" Fire Department Squad.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Three local teens suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle rollover crash east of Bellefontaine on Township Road 135 near R &amp; R Body and Paint Wednesday afternoon around 12:05. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Krista Taylor, 19, of... Bill Tipple 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Serious injury accident on Route 68 <a href=";id=122801" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two drivers suffered serious injuries in a head-on crash on Route 68 at State Route 638 Wednesday afternoon around 3:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Carl Harris, 40, of Cincinnati, was driving a 2014 Kenworth straight truck northb... Bill Tipple 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z Candidates debate for local races (Audio & video included) <a href=";id=122672" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Branch of the American Association of University Women and the Bellefontaine Examiner conducted a public debate at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Wednesday. Four contested races had candidates participate: Logan County Family Court... Nate Dunham 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z County man arrested for domestic dispute <a href=";id=122619" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was arrested following a lengthy domestic dispute with his wife at their rural Huntsville home Tuesday morning. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Douglas Johns, 33, of 4877 County Road 130, assaulted Heather Johns, 29. Mr. ... Bill Tipple 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z Local man pleads guilty to felony sex charges <a href=";id=122616" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Four defendants pleaded guilty and five were sentenced before Logan County Common Pleas Court Judge Mark O&rsquo;Connor earlier this week. Jonathan Kramer, 23, of Bellefontaine, pleaded guilty to rape and gross sexual imposition. Last April, Kramer... Bill Tipple 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z Serious injury accident on Route 33 <a href=";id=122604" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local driver suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Route 33 near County Road 57 Tuesday night around 10:20. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Amber Lawson, 32, of 212 Ludlow Road, Bellefontaine, was driving... Bill Tipple 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z Updated: Injury accident near Indian Lake <a href=";id=122425" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 235 south of Lakeview Tuesday morning around 8:15. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Walter Norviel, 54, of 4617 County Road 13, Bellefontaine, was driving a 2005 Ford dump tr... Bill Tipple 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z West Liberty-Salem approves new assistant treasurer position (Audio included) <a href=";id=122504" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The West Liberty-Salem School Board met Tuesday evening. A highlight of the meeting was the board approving the new assistant treasurer position. This position will replace the current assistant to the treasurer position currently held by Peggy Fairc... Jeff Kelley 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z