By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER UPPER SANDUSKY - Carey voters will elect a mayor, two council members and two school board members when they go to the polls Nov. 3, according to the Wyandot County Board of Elections.
Clyde E. Shull, honored twice the last two years by the French government for his Army service in World War II who served in the local veterans' color guard and on the veterans service commission, died Sunday in Wyandot County Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. He was 96. Mr. Shull was last able to attend a meeting of the Wyandot County veterans service commission about three months ago.
The unemployment rate in Van Wert County for July fell once again in July. The rate improved from 4.3 percent in June to 4.1 percent in July, making Van Wert County tied for 77th-highest of 88 counties in Ohio.
The Wyandot County Sheriff's Office was called to the scene of an injury accident Tuesday night.
Hancock was tied for seventh lowest among Ohio's 88 counties with Union and Madison counties, both in central Ohio.
Authorities say passengers on a packed chartered bus have steered the vehicle away from oncoming traffic in northern Ohio after the driver lost consciousness.
Members of United Auto Workers Local 12 involved in a dramatic bus crash Friday in Wyandot County said they were lucky to be alive and unhurt after their driver lost consciousness. While driving back to Toledo on U.S. 23 near Upper Sandusky, the driver had a medical emergency and lost control of the bus, prompting several passengers to jump to action and bring the vehicle to a safe stop after it crossed into oncoming traffic.
An injury crash has been reported on U.S. 23 near Wyandot County 72, southeast of Upper Sandusky, at around 2 p.m. According to scanner traffic, the Wyandot County Sheriff's Office, Pitt Township Fire Department, Wyandot East Fire Department, and the Ohio Department of Transportation are all responding to the scene.
The Wyandot County Farm Bureau will offer a free class on canning and freezing vegetables for members of the public. The workshop will focus on what to do with extra vegetables from gardens, how to take advantage of grocery store produce sales and best ways to store vegetables.
The HHWP Community Action Commission's Summer Crisis Program that began on July 1, will conclude on Aug. 31, or when funding is fully exhausted. This program can provide a payment, up to $250 toward a regulated or up to $350 toward an unregulated electric bill, and/or a window air conditioner and/or a box and/or tower oscillating electric fan.