Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2017-01-18T01:58:52Z Wissler's restored bi-plane hung Tuesday, available for viewing Wednesday (audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234622" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1171772554-HistoryCenterplaneTMcCormick51172017.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County History Center was able to hang the Wissler WA-6 bi-plane on Tuesday. Todd McCormick, Curator/Director of the Logan County History Center said the bi-plane will be available for public viewing beginning Wednesday January 18th during... Jeff Kelley 2017-01-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234622 Indian Lake purchases three new buses (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234621" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1171763454-IndianLakeSchoolBoard11717.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Indian Lake Board of Education approved the purchase of three new buses Tuesday evening. Two 78-passenger conventional buses were purchased for $86,267 each and one handicap accessible conventional bus was purchased for $98,260. The district wil... Nate Dunham 2017-01-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234621 Rotarians learn about the State Department (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234589" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1161743723-JeffAustinatRotaryon11617.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Rotary Club learned about the State Department at their weekly meeting Monday afternoon at the Friendly Senior Center. Jeff Austin, a foreign service officer in the State Department for seven years, was the featured speaker. He se... Bill Tipple 2017-01-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234589 Man arrested on felony drug warrant in Bellefontaine <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234558" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1171784530-XavierSteppphotofromaggravatedpossessionofdrugswarrantfrom11617.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man wanted on a felony drug warrant was arrested at 417 Walker Street Monday night around 7:20. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Xavier Stepp, 24, of 300 North Detroit Street, was wanted on a felony failure to appear warrant for... Bill Tipple 2017-01-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234558 Hit-skip crash under investigation <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234557" 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>The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a hit-skip accident in the 100 block of Euclid Street in Rushsylvania Saturday morning around 11:05. Deputies reports that a westbound vehicle went off the left side of the road and struck a concrete re... Bill Tipple 2017-01-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234557 Suspended driver charged with OVI near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234533" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_20613113311-WashingtonTownshipPolice2013Dodgecruiseron213.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk driver was charged after a traffic stop on Route 33 between State Route 720 and Township Road 239 Sunday night around 7:15. The Washington Township Police Department stopped Jristian Humphrey, 20, of Russells Point, for driving with a suspen... Bill Tipple 2017-01-17T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234533 County Democrats prepare for 2017 (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234523" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1161771332-LoganCountyDemocrats11617.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Democrats conducted their first meeting of 2017 at Bellefontaine City Council Chambers Monday evening. The party made its recommendation for its board of elections member. Becky Allen has served in the position for the last six year... Nate Dunham 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234523 Teen driver injured in Route 33 crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234504" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11617121412-Crashon33nearStateRoute366from11317.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An area driver was cited after a two-vehicle injury accident at the intersection of Route 33 and State Route 366 in Russells Point (near Subway) Friday afternoon around 2:15. The Washington Township Police Department reports that Donna Powers, 86, o... Bill Tipple 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234504 Shoplifter arrested at Walmart <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234472" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11617102657-AaronRicephotofromtheftarrestfrom11517.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was arrested after he was caught shoplifting at Walmart, 2281 South Main Street, Sunday afternoon around 5:10. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Aaron Rice, 23, of rural DeGraff, attempted to leave the store without paying... Bill Tipple 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234472 Overdose incident leads to felony arrest <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234471" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11617102657-AlexStewartphotofromdrugtraffickingandcorruptinganotherdrugsarrestfrom11417.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A county man was arrested on multiple felony drug charges after authorities responded to an overdose in the Valero gas station parking lot in DeGraff, 319 Cretcher Street, Saturday afternoon around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports tha... Bill Tipple 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234471 Drunk driver charged near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234452" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282915-LoganCountySheriffsOfficeJailComplexsignfrom612.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk driver received multiple charges following a traffic stop on State Route 366 near State Route 368 Friday night around nine o'clock. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Joseph Collins, 34, of rural Belle Center, made a wide left tu... Bill Tipple 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234452 Pair of weather-related injury crashes in the county <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234451" 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>There were a pair of injury accidents on slick roads Saturday in the county. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a one-vehicle crash on County Road 130 near County Road 91 around 8:45 a.m. Deputies report that Ashley Franks, 21, of Hunts... Bill Tipple 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234451 Driver cited for rollover crash in Bellefontaine <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234446" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_5261352416-BellefontainePolicecruiser3513.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A driver was cited following a rollover crash on the city's east side Saturday just before noon. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Amanda Berry, 25, of Columbus, was driving a 2006 Pontiac G6 westbound in the 1200 block of Eastern Ave... Bill Tipple 2017-01-16T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234446 Logan County Spelling Bee participants announced <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234402" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_12415103749-SamFlemingandLaurenCarteratcountyspellingbeeon12914.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center has announced the Spelling Bee winners in the Bellefontaine, Indian Lake, Riverside, and Benjamin Logan Schools for this year. School winners will now move on to the County Spelling Bee on January 18th... 2017-01-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234402 Radon Action Month a good time to test your home for dangers <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234400" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9111183642-Logan County Health District sign from 8-11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>January is National Radon Action Month, when Ohio residents are urged to test their homes for radon. Soil in central Ohio can have high levels of radon gas. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, radon is the second leading cause of lung ... 2017-01-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234400 2016 review sees 118 new Ohio Historic Family Farms <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234398" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_62212101604-pasturewithcowsfrom62212.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In 2016, the Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized 118 new century, sesquicentennial or bicentennial farms owned by the same family for at least 100, 150 or 200 consecutive years. More than 1,300 farms are now registered across the state in the O... 2017-01-15T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234398 Bellefontaine Fire and EMS reports monthly run totals <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234359" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8181374853-BellefontaineFireandEMS.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine Fire and EMS has started reporting their monthly run numbers. Here are the December totals: Fire runs - 35 EMS runs - 194 Inspections - 8 Personnel recalls - 25 Special events - 4 Bill Tipple 2017-01-14T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234359 Red Cross responded to 180 large disasters in 2016 <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234356" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_61815111117-AmericanRedCrossworkersatBMS61815.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In a year that set new records for severe and devastating weather, the American Red Cross provided more assistance to the hundreds of thousands of people impacted by these disasters all across the United States than in the past two years combined. I... Bill Tipple 2017-01-14T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234356 Hillcrest Baptist Church celebrates 50th anniversary (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234363" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11417115501-HillcrestBaptistChurchon11417.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Bellefontaine church reached a milestone earlier this month. Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1505 South Main Street, celebrated its 50th anniversary. Pastor Daniel McCarty said the celebration included a message from longtime member Fred Yoder along wi... Bill Tipple 2017-01-14T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234363 African Children's Choir delights audience Friday (Audio & video included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=234318" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_1131790058-AfricanChildrensChoircrowd1132017.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The African Children's Choir sang before an audience of around 275 people Friday evening at the South Union Mennonite Church near West Liberty. The choir, made up of 18 children from Africa, this group from Uganda, sang traditional spirituals, gospe... Jeff Kelley 2017-01-13T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=234318