Peak of Ohio News http://www.peakofohio.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2016-02-08T10:52:10Z Inmate caught bringing oxycodone into Logan County Jail <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206273" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_4251594756-StevenBurkphotofromtraffickingheroinarrestfrom42415.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An inmate was arrested on multiple charges after he was caught bringing oxycodone into the Logan County Jail last week. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Steven Burk, 66, of 816 West Sandusky Avenue, Bellefontaine, had been receiving a ... Bill Tipple 2016-02-08T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206273 One adult, four teens charged for marijuana party near Indian Lake <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206271" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2081693346-DavidBrownphotofromcontributingtothedelinquencyofaminorarrestfrom2616.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An adult and four teens were charged following a party inside a trailer at Holiday Shores Friday night. The Logan County Sheriff's Office responded to a trespassing complaint at 12086 Shannon Drive, Lot 64, Lakeview, Saturday morning around 7:45. T... Bill Tipple 2016-02-08T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206271 Local man injured in accidental shooting <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206268" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_6251282401-LoganCountySheriffVehicleLogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A local man was injured in an accidental shooting at a residence near Zanesfield Saturday afternoon around 4:30. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Edward Cumberland, 44, of 450 Kristina Drive, Apt. 11F, Bellefontaine, injured his left h... Bill Tipple 2016-02-08T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206268 Suspected drug overdose victim revived, arrested <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206265" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2081683214-ShawnGriffithphotofromfailuretoappeararrestfrom2716.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A suspected drug overdose victim was revived at his rural Lewistown residence Sunday afternoon around 2:25. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Shawn Griffith, 44, of 6377 County Road 35 North, was unresponsive. Paramedics from Indian La... Bill Tipple 2016-02-08T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206265 Jordan staff available to meet in Bellefontaine on Monday <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206219" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11212102740-JimJordan11212.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Congressman Jim Jordan&rsquo;s (R-Urbana) staff will be in Bellefontaine on Monday. Representative Jordan&rsquo;s District Director Cameron Warner will be available to meet with constituents from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Knowlton Library, 220 North Main... 2016-02-07T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206219 Laker elementary students “Jump Rope for Heart” <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206218" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2071683004-IndianLakeJumpRopeForHeart2716.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Elementary students are learning that simple exercises can save a heart during Heart Health Awareness Month. ILES Physical Education teachers Dan Young and Kristen Altstaetter held a kickoff event this past week to introduce their Jump R... 2016-02-07T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206218 BLHS’ Butler named Chamber Board Member of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206214" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2071681342-MarkButlerBenLogan2716.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Benjamin Logan High School Principal Mark Butler has been named by the Logan County Chamber of Commerce as their Board Member of the Month for February. Butler received the &ldquo;Who&rsquo;s Who Among Teacher&rsquo;s Award&rdquo; in 2000 and 2004. ... 2016-02-07T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206214 Six Hundred Downtown named February Business of the Month <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206212" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2071681333-MichaelShepherd600Downtown2716.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has named a local restaurant as their Business of the Month for February - Six Hundred Downtown. Local entrepreneur Michael Shepherd is the sole owner and operator of Six Hundred Downtown, located at 108 S. Main ... 2016-02-07T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206212 Quincy Council updates well improvements, search for sewer operator <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206209" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_7071592504-QuincyCouncil7715.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Village of Quincy Council covered several points of business in recent meetings. Tom Taylor announced his resignation as assistant Joint Sewer Plant Operator. Resumes will be accepted for those interested in the position until March 7th. The par... 2016-02-07T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206209 Updated: Kenton police officer shot; suspect found dead following brief pursuit <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206169" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2071683508-SkylerNewfer.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A domestic disturbance turned deadly in Kenton Saturday afternoon around five o'clock. Initially, the Kenton Police Department responded to a home in the northwest part of the city on Grove Avenue. The suspect, Steve Davis, 47, of Kenton, was sitti... Bill Tipple 2016-02-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206169 Prather arrested for downtown disturbance <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206148" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11181593913-JohnPratherphotofrompersistentdisorderlyconductarrestfrom111715.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A city man was arrested on multiple charges following a disturbance at Community Markets, 309 North Main Street, Friday afternoon around 4:15. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that John Prather, 54, of 117 West Brown Avenue, was wearing b... Bill Tipple 2016-02-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206148 Indian Lake Middle School seeks mentors for students <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206157" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_20616110330-XavierGreenandPastorJimEllingtonon216.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Indian Lake Middle School 8th grader Faith Moyer is excited about a new opportunity to make a friend. &ldquo;I&rsquo;m not sure what to expect, but it should be fun!&rdquo; Faith is one of about forty 7th and 8th grade students selected by ILMS tea... Bill Tipple 2016-02-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206157 Senator Brown touts free tax help <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206156" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_8311553110-SherrodBrownwithMEIvp83115.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The following is a guest column by US Senator Sherrod Brown. Last month federal tax filing season opened, and Ohioans need all the information available for them to get as much of their hard-earned money back in their pockets as possible. Last Frid... Bill Tipple 2016-02-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206156 Bellefontaine Fire and EMS reports monthly run totals <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206152" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_Bellefontaine Fire Department Engine 21 2-24-111.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine Fire and EMS has started reporting their monthly run numbers. Here are the January totals: Fire runs - 32 EMS runs - 158 Inspections - 4 Public relations and education events - 8 Bellefontaine Fire and EMS had over 2,600 runs last... Bill Tipple 2016-02-06T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206152 Acrux let go by Honda <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206077" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_9241584921-ChrisPrickettChamberAwards92415.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Honda announced that Acrux Investigation Agency has lost its contract with the manufacturer after 35 years of overseeing security, as of February 22nd. Honda officials said after evaluating the senior leadership of Acrux it was determined they no lo... Bill Tipple and Jeff Kelley 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206077 Louie Vito featured on national TV show this weekend <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206081" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_20516104140-LouieVitoandOwenJoyner216.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Bellefontaine native and Olympian Louie Vito will be the guest star on this Saturday's episode of the hit Nickelodeon TV show &ldquo;100 Things To Do Before High School.&rdquo; The show will air on Nickelodeon Saturday at 9 p.m. A Nickelodeon execu... Bill Tipple 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206081 84-year-old injured in T-Bone crash <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206056" 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 local driver was injured in a T-Bone crash in Lakeview at the intersection of State Route 235 and State Route 720 Monday afternoon around 4:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Marion Palmer, 84, of 2975 County Road 9, Bellefontaine,... Bill Tipple 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206056 Attorney General DeWine releases top consumer complaint categories <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206118" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_10271491937-MikeDeWineatLCRRally102714.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine Friday released the top categories of complaints filed with the Attorney General&rsquo;s Consumer Protection Section in 2015, when more than 27,000 complaints were recorded. &ldquo;Through our complaint process, we&... 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206118 Domestic dispute between drunk brothers leads to arrest <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206076" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_11241592031-BruceMathewsphotofromfeloniousassaultarrestfrom112315.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A drunk city man was arrested following a disturbance with his brother at their 1082 Heritage Court residence Thursday night around seven o'clock. The Bellefontaine Police Department reports that Bruce Mathews, 49, broke out Greg Mathews' bedroom wi... Bill Tipple 2016-02-05T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206076 BPD Citizens’ Police Academy begins fourth class (Audio included) <a href="http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&amp;id=206009" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.peakofohio.com/shared/inc/client/5/articles/thumbs/t_2041694432-BPDCPAClass4photo12416.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Bellefontaine Police Department's Citizens' Police Academy began its fourth class Thursday evening. This year 24 members from the community signed up for the one-night-a-week program for 13 weeks. The objective of the academy is to let members ... Nate Dunham 2016-02-04T05:00:00Z http://www.peakofohio.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=5&id=206009