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

Eight artists from Art Connections in downtown Carey painted this bright, beach-themed mural at the town's swimming pool this summer.

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER UPPER SANDUSKY - Wyandot County voters will decide this fall whether to renew a 0.5 percent, five-year sales and use tax designated for county sheriff's operations and the county emergency medical service, according to the Wyandot County elections board.

The Wyandot County Visitors Bureau has announced the 2016 Lincoln Highway BuyWay Sales and Upper Sandusky community garage sales will be the second weekend of August. Local advertising for sales will be handled through The Daily Chief-Union.

The community is invited to the fourth annual Latch on the Lawn at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wyandot County Courthouse. Sponsored by Wyandot County Women, Infants and Children, the event is a global movement with registered locations throughout the world.

The Ohio Department of Transportation's District 1 is seeking public comments about its plan to widen Interstate 75 in Findlay, a project that starts next year.