A single-vehicle accident late Sunday knocked down power lines south of Carey, the Wyandot County Sheriff's Office reported.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Hancock County and western Wyandot County until 8:15 p.m. At 7:34 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located near Ada and moving northeast at 30 mph.

The HHWP Community Action Commission's HEAP 2016 Summer Crisis Program will begin July 1 and continue through Aug. 31, or until funding is fully exhausted.

Heritage Cooperative, Inc. and Agland Co-op , Inc. are pleased to announce that they have entered into negotiations to consider a possible merger of the two cooperatives. The boards of directors of both cooperatives today entered into a letter of intent to work toward an agreement of merger.

Hancock County's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.4 percent in May from a month earlier, the state reported.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture will begin aerial treatments designed to disrupt gypsy moth mating on 10,878 acres in Crawford, Hancock, Marion, Seneca, Van Wert and Wyandot counties. To help protect Ohio's diverse habitat, the Ohio Department of Agriculture operates multiple programs aimed at managing the gypsy moth in Ohio.

The Blanchard Valley Chapter of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge will hold its quarterly meeting at 1 p.m. June 16 at Kathy's Korner, Arcadia.

Eugene Logsdon, 84, an author known internationally for promoting a return to the land and small-scale farming, died Tuesday at his home in Wyandot County's Mifflin Township. He had lymphoma, his wife, Carol said.