By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY - It is celebration time for Carey's new school.


Walmart is hosting a safety carnival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 23 at its Upper Sandusky location. The Ohio State Highway Patrol, the Upper Sandusky police and fire departments and Wyandot County EMS, Health Department, Job and Family Services, Red Cross, Sheriff's Office and United Way will join Walmart employees for the annual event to benefit Children's Miracle Network.


By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer MOUNT BLANCHARD - Though gone now, the former Mount Blanchard, Wharton and Forest schools have not been forgotten.


Solar power is on pace for the first time this year to contribute more new electricity to the U.S. grid than will any other form of energy - a feat driven more by economics than green mandates. The cost of electricity from large-scale U.S. solar installations now is comparable to, and sometimes cheaper, than natural gas-fired power, even without incentives aimed at promoting environmentally friendly power, according to industry players and outside cost studies.


Blakely Grace Frey was born to Kenny and Holly Frey of Forest, Ohio, on the morning of June 23 - just three days before her great-grandmother, Marie Frey, turned 86. 'It's pretty good that got to see her,' Kenny Frey said to ABC News . 'Family and faith are her two biggest favorites.


MARIE FREY of rural Upper Sandusky turned 86 on June 26. Three days earlier, her 86th great-grandchild, Blakely Grace Frey, was born.


A Sunday morning blaze destroyed a house at 12491 Township 58, southwest of Upper Sandusky, the Upper Sandusky Fire Department reported.


Wyandot County Sheriff Office and emergency medical service personnel have responded to a reported injury accident at U.S. 23 and Wyandot County Highway 44 northwest of Upper Sandusky about 3:30 p.m. Additional information will be posted when it is available.


The local economic development agency in Fostoria is financing construction of a $1.2 million speculative industrial building as part of a broader effort to make the small city more attractive to business development. Renee Smith, president of the Fostoria Economic Development Corp., said having modern, move-in-ready industrial space has become increasingly important for site selectors.