By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY - Melissa Cole, the athletic trainer at Carey schools, was selected as the newest Carey Council member on Monday and took the oath of office from Mayor Steve Smalley.

Wyandot County Sheriff Michael R. Hetzel reports that Defiance Conley, of Wharton, was taken to the Wyandot County Jail after the arrest, where she is being held on probation violation and drug charges.

Lightening apparently struck a residence on TH 42 in rural Carey on Tuesday morning, causing a fire alarm to go off.

Two people were hurt in an accident at the Andersons Mineral Processing plant near Carey at 7:07 p.m. Tuesday, the Wyandot County Sheriff's Office said.

A Bucyrus woman was killed Wednesday evening on U.S. 23 near Upper Sandusky when she was struck by a pickup truck while attempting to get something out of the trunk of her vehicle.

Contributions are more than $2,000 shy of the typical $8,000 raised for the Wyandot County community fireworks display, to be held July 3 at dark, according to a message from the Upper Sandusky Area Chamber of Commerce.