The unemployment picture in northwest Ohio is significantly better now than it was 12 months ago. The latest figures from Ohio Job and Family Services indicate Henry County’s rate is still highest in the region, and tied with Fulton County at 8.9%. But that’s compared to 10.1% unemployment in March of last year in Henry County. Defiance County was lowest in the four county area last month, with a rate of 7.3%, and Williams County checked-in at 7.4%. Putnam County’s unemployment was about the same as last year at this time, with a 6.6% figure. And Wood County checked-in at 7.2%. Henry County also had the biggest drop from February to March, with the jobless rate falling seven-tenths of a percentage point. Checking around the Buckeye State; the highest unemployment in March was Pike County’s rate of 13.4%. Mercer County again led Ohio with the lowest jobless rate last month, at 4.6%; and Delaware County at 4.9%.