Peak of Ohio News 20 Latest News Articles 2017-02-26T06:12:44Z Recovery Zone touching lives here <a href=";id=237770" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>For the better part of a year, J.R. Frost would walk into Recovery Zone. Without saying a word, he&rsquo;d grab a cup of coffee, walk out to the front porch, sit on the swing, and stare off into the distance. All day. Every day. The depressed Belle... Bill Tipple 2017-02-25T05:00:00Z Suspected drug overdose victim crashes near Indian Lake <a href=";id=237769" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Authorities responded to a drug-related crash near Lakeview Friday night around seven o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that a 20-year-old male driver crashed on State Route 235 near County Road 52. The man struck the ditch, then b... Bill Tipple 2017-02-25T05:00:00Z Wenger named Calvary Christian Senior of the Month <a href=";id=237768" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Calvary Christian has announced their Senior of the Month. Name: Blake Wenger Parents: Tim and Heidi Wenger Address: Bellefontaine School activities and awards: National Honor Society, Basketball, Soccer. If I were principal for a day: I would t... Bill Tipple 2017-02-25T05:00:00Z Honda announces executive changes in North American operations <a href=";id=237764" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Honda today announced changes in the North American executive ranks at its U.S. sales and marketing arm, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., new presidents at Honda of America Mfg., Inc., Honda Canada Inc. (its sales and marketing arm in Canada), as well... Bill Tipple 2017-02-25T05:00:00Z Riverside FFA Students engineer a dock at school's wetlands <a href=";id=237735" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Riverside FFA members in the mechanical principles class and the ag capstone class recently engineered a 50 ft dock at the school's wetlands. Students had to set and level a new post, set the framework, and then put on the top deck boards. Students... 2017-02-24T05:00:00Z Logan County Sheriff's Office receives certification for adopting standards <a href=";id=237733" target="_blank"><img src=" sign 10-062.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Sheriff's Office has adopted and implemented state standards established by the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board as part of the state's efforts to strengthen community and police relations. More than 460 agencies e... 2017-02-24T05:00:00Z Jordan addresses local Republicans, calls for Obamacare repeal (Audio & video included) <a href=";id=237716" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Jim Jordan spent Friday touring Logan County. The conservative was the featured speaker at the Logan County Republican Party elected officials breakfast at the Whitmore House. Jordan said the first few weeks in Congress have gone well.... Bill Tipple 2017-02-24T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan Board recognizes two teams (Audio included) <a href=";id=237704" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Benjamin Logan Board of Education took time to recognize two of its athletic teams Thursday night. The board honored the football and volleyball teams. The football team made the state playoffs for the first time in school history and the volley... Nate Dunham 2017-02-24T05:00:00Z Huffman, Faler named Indian Lake Seniors of the Month <a href=";id=237664" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Megan Huffman Parents: Larry and Renee Huffman Address: Huntsville School activities and awards: Meistersingers, Key Club, National Honor Society, Class Officer, Students Against Destruct... Bill Tipple 2017-02-24T05:00:00Z Indian Lake students showcase local ag, drive tractors to school <a href=";id=237692" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School FFA members capped off National FFA Week by traveling to school in tractors on Friday. Four members drove the implements in an effort to highlight their involvement in local agriculture. Indian Lake FFA President Nick Crocke... Bill Tipple 2017-02-24T05:00:00Z Child flu death reported in Marion County <a href=";id=237691" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A fifth child in Ohio has died from the flu. The Ohio Department of Health reports that a 9-year-old Marion County boy passed away. All the child deaths happened this month. The other deaths were in Fulton, Cuyahoga, and Columbiana counties. Flu ... Bill Tipple 2017-02-24T05:00:00Z Ridgemont Board passes resolution in honor of Keegan McKee <a href=";id=237648" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ridgemont Board of Education remembered the life of Keegan McKee Thursday night. The board passed the following resolution to honor Keegan and held a moment of silence for her family, our community, staff, and students who were at calling hours ... Nate Dunham 2017-02-23T05:00:00Z Suspended driver charged with OVI near Indian Lake <a href=";id=237605" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk driver was charged following a traffic stop on State Route 366 east of Russells Point Wednesday night around nine o'clock. The Washington Township Police Department stopped Robert Ferguson, 61, of rural Huntsville, near Woody's Diner for a r... Bill Tipple 2017-02-23T05:00:00Z Domestic dispute over family dog leads to multiple charges <a href=";id=237602" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Lakeview man received multiple charges after a domestic dispute with his wife at their 275 West Harrison Street residence Wednesday night around 9:55. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that John Frank, 53, got into an argument with Liza Fr... Bill Tipple 2017-02-23T05:00:00Z Indian Lake celebrates National FFA Week <a href=";id=237608" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School is celebrating National FFA Week with several special activities. Instructor Shelby Faulkner says the group prepared and served a special lunch for members of the ILHS staff on Monday. ILHS FFA officers will teach middle sch... Bill Tipple 2017-02-23T05:00:00Z Area driver cited for State Route 274 crash <a href=";id=237598" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area driver was cited after he crashed on State Route 274 east of Huntsville Wednesday morning around 6:45. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Weston Easter, 20, of Kenton, was driving a 2006 Honda Pilot westbound on 274 near Township... Bill Tipple 2017-02-23T05:00:00Z Teen driver cited for county crash <a href=";id=237597" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A teen driver was cited following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 1 near County Road 47 (near West Liberty) Wednesday morning around 7:20. The Marysville Post of the State Highway Patrol reports that Emily Herdman, 19, of Mechanicsburg, was drivi... Bill Tipple 2017-02-23T05:00:00Z Ohio Hi-Point Board discusses its renovation schedule (Audio included) <a href=";id=237572" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education discussed a renovation project Wednesday night. The board reviewed the center's renovation schedule. The facility is over 40 years old. Current projections place the project between 25 and 26 millio... Nate Dunham 2017-02-22T05:00:00Z Benjamin Logan recognizes young scientists <a href=";id=237571" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan conducted its annual science fair Tuesday evening. Some elementary students received special recognition. Honda award: 1st: Candin Watson 2nd: Utah Coleman Logan Soil and Water Conservation District: 1st grade - Junah Tingley - 1... Nate Dunham 2017-02-22T05:00:00Z Suspected overdose death under investigation <a href=";id=237523" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Authorities are investigating another suspected overdose death in the county. Last Thursday, Thomas Cotterman, 42, of Russells Point, passed away at Lima Memorial Hospital. The hospital contacted Russells Point Police and Washington Township Police... Bill Tipple 2017-02-22T05:00:00Z