Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2017-05-23T11:49:06Z Traffic stop leads to felony drug arrests in Russells Point; teen driver overdoses <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244639" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52317100405-TaylorHennonphotofromtraffickingindrugsarrestfrom52117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two area residents were arrested on felony drug charges following a traffic stop in Russells Point Sunday night around 10:30. The Washington Township Police Department reports that Taylor Hennon, 19, of Lewistown, nearly caused an accident when she ... Bill Tipple 2017-05-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244639 Ohio Hi-Point Convocation relocates <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244628" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6161484553-OhioHiPointCareerCenterphotonearmainentranceon61314.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Due to threatening weather, the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Convocation will be held in the Bellefontaine High School gym Wednesday night at 6:30. Senior students should report to the BHS auditorium by 5:45. 196 students will graduate. Lou Vito wi... Bill Tipple 2017-05-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244628 Local driver cited for three-vehicle crash on State Route 47 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244626" 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 local driver was cited following a three-vehicle crash on State Route 47 near County Road 25 (east of Bellefontaine) Monday afternoon around 3:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Bethanie Williams, 25, of Bellefontaine, was driving ... Bill Tipple 2017-05-23T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244626 West Liberty recycling center leads to a rebate (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244591" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5221781844-WestLibertyCouncil52217.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>West Liberty Village Council received a rebate from the Logan County Solid Waste District Monday evening. The rebate is for the village's recycling center near the town's garage. The rebate was worth $1,230. The center recycled over 164 tons in 2016... Nate Dunham 2017-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244591 Benjamin Logan students learn about academics and auto racing <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244588" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5221781819-DavidMcPhersonisexplainingaboutthesafetydesignofthecartoFirstGradestudents52218.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan Elementary and Middle School students had an opportunity to see firsthand how important reading and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) processes are to real-world activities, like auto racing. On Friday, David McPherson,... Nate Dunham 2017-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244588 Bellefontaine's five-year forecast forcing difficult budget decisions (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244587" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5221775339-BCSBOE52217.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine board of education members learned Monday night that the latest five-year forecast indicates that the lack of funds may require $500,000 in budget adjustments. Five-year forecasts typically show districts operating at a deficit at the ... Mike Vetorino 2017-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244587 Cumbee joins the Army <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244584" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5221753533-EarnestCumbee52217.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man recently joined the Army. Earnest Cumbee joined as a motor transportation operator MOS 88M. He is receiving a $9,000 enlistment bonus and $86,812 in education benefits. Cumbee is from Indian Lake. Path of training: Basic Combat Train... Nate Dunham 2017-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244584 Serna competent to stand trial <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244583" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1211735928-ElySerna117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ely Serna, 17, is competent to stand trial for the shooting at West Liberty-Salem. Champaign County Juvenile Judge Lori Reisinger ruled on the motion Monday. Her decision follows a closed hearing that included testimony from two mental health profe... Bill Tipple 2017-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244583 Man arrested for using village lawn mower <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244548" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52217102549-BrodyFortunearrestfromusingvillagelawnmower52017.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area man was arrested on multiple charges after he removed and used a village lawn mower from the Huntsville Lions Park maintenance building, 6380 Findlay Street, Saturday morning around 9:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Brody ... Bill Tipple 2017-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244548 Local man arrested after lying to police <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244544" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5221795654-AlbertDavenportphotofromwarrantarreston52017.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two warrants led to two arrests over the weekend. Bellefontaine Police Department officers observed a male walking near the intersection of N Main Street and E Brown Avenue toward another male and female on Saturday around 5 p.m. The male engaged i... Cole McDaniel 2017-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244544 County teen charged for stealing watering trough <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244542" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6211231152-LoganCountySheriffsOfficevehiclecloseup612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county teen has been charged for stealing a watering trough from a residence near Liberty Hills last week. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Hunter William Swingley, 18, of rural Bellefontaine, stole the trough at 527 Township Road 19... Bill Tipple 2017-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244542 Runaway teens located, arrested <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244540" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Logan County JDC 3-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two runaway teens were arrested in Quincy Saturday afternoon. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Ashland Stanley, 17, of DeGraff, and a 13-year-old DeGraff girl fled early Saturday morning. The girls were staying at Stanley's grandmothe... Bill Tipple 2017-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244540 One-vehicle crash in rural Logan County <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244536" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5161655029-StateHighwayPatrolcruiseron51616.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A one-vehicle crash in rural Logan County on Saturday leads to one citation. Shannon Magill, 36, of Raymond, was driving her 2004 Dodge Ram truck northeast on State Route 347 near East Liberty at 2:47 a.m. Magill lost control and drove off the nort... Cole McDaniel 2017-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244536 Four area highways under construction <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244504" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6231140950-ODOT.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Four highways in Champaign County are under construction starting this week. Here is the schedule from ODOT: SR 54 between SR 4 and Brigner Road, Daily lane closures May 22nd &ndash; September 30th between the hours of 7 am and 5 pm. One lane will ... Bill Tipple 2017-05-22T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244504 Louie Vito tells ILHS graduates to keep “getting back up” (Louie's video address below) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244495" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5221752046-LouieVitospeaksatIndianLakeCommencementphoto2from52117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake High School held their graduation Sunday afternoon before a packed gymnasium. 117 graduates received their diplomas with 43 students receiving scholarship awards totaling $370,434. The commencement address was given by professional snow... Jeff Kelley 2017-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244495 Click It or Ticket enforcement week set to begin <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244478" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10221351136-JoeFreyhof1013.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the Russells Point Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep you and your family safe, the national seat belt campaign wi... 2017-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244478 ILES hosts Grandparents Day 2017 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244476" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5211771448-ILESGrandparentsDaySinging52117.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Indian Lake Elementary School Grandparents Day 2017 was a celebration love of country and family. Students in kindergarten through fourth grade performed patriotic songs including "Fifty Nifty United States," "I'm Proud to be an American, " "Camp T... 2017-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244476 Ohio Hi-Point student places at BPA Nationals <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244474" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5211770400-ChelseaStrunkNationalsBPA52117.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio Hi-Point Multimedia Marketing senior, Chelsea Strunk (Graham High School), competed at the 2017 Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Competition and got 6th in Digital Media Production by creating a video and presenting to BPA judges... 2017-05-21T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244474 Robbins, Adelsberger named Bellefontaine Seniors of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244454" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_52017111119-PeytonRobbins517.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine High School recently named its Seniors of the Month. Name: Peyton Robbins Parents: William &amp; Jill Robbins School activities and awards: Ohio Model United Nations, National Honor Society, OMUN Senior State Officer, DECA, Interact ... Bill Tipple 2017-05-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244454 Logan County Board of DD sets future goals <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=244452" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6161670235-BoardofDD61616.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Board of Developmental Disabilities met Thursday night and approved its 29 page 2016-2018 Strategic Plan and its Progress Report for 2016. Superintendent Saul Bauer shared that a survey was sent out in 2016 and 2017 to hundreds of L... Bill Tipple 2017-05-20T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=244452