Dr. Charles Woodard “Doc” Marsh, 92 of Drexel, Missouri passed away August 26, 2014 at his home in Drexel. Doc, an osteopathic physician, practiced medicine for over sixty years, most of these in Drexel. He was born in Cicero, Indiana on June 25, 1922. He was the only child of C.W. Marsh, Sr. and Olive Woodard Marsh.
Naomi Marie Kershner, age 89 of Butler, Missouri died Sunday, August 24, 2014 at her home in Butler. She was born August 26, 1924 to Calvin Luther and Lena Marie Arnold March in Pueblo, Colorado.
Funeral services Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel in Butler, Missouri with Pastor John Prichard officiating. Burial in Oak Hill Cemtery, Butler, Missouri. Contributions to Butler Church of Nazarene or Butler Senior Center.
Osage Valley Electric Cooperative held their 76th annual meeting on August 14, 2014 at the Benson Center in Clinton, Missouri. Employees registered 467 members and served barbeque to approximately 800 members and their guests. Link Union impressed the crowd with their musical talent.
By BATES COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
On August 20, 2014 an assault occurred in the City of Amoret involving three male subjects. One of the male victims was seriously injured and sent by med flight to Research Medical Center where he remains in an induced coma.
During the investigation the suspect was arrested, and identified as Justin B. Wisdom (Date of Birth, 12-07-1976) from Amoret. Justin Wisdom is currently being held at the Bates County Sheriff’s Office on a $30,000.00 bond for Assault - 1st Degree, a Class A Felony.