It was tied with three other counties - Auglaize, Madison and Union - for sixth lowest in the state last month, the State Job and Family Services Department reported.

The Wyandot County Fair went relatively smoothly, with only a few injuries reported and one incident of alleged theft from a motor vehicle parked at the fairgrounds, according to reports received by press time today. An unidentified 8-year-old reportedly was injured when a horse stepped on the child in the area of the draft horse barn Friday evening.

Rachael Herring, 15, of Harpster, pulls her chicken out of its bath water Thursday afternoon at the Wyandot County Fair.

DOWN: Shame on Mother Nature for crashing two major parties last weekend in Hancock County.