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.
By MIKE BURRIS
A new era in Blackhawk football was ushered in as Adrian traveled to Butler Friday night to take on the Bears. New uniforms, a new head coach and a new offensive system brought with it a renewed optimism for the season. After the game it appeared that the team picked up where it left off last season with a dominating performance that featured nearly 400 yards of rushing in route to a 42-12 victory for the Blackhawks.
Recently, Jeremy Leister, son of Jeff and Beth Leister of Amsterdam, Mo. was promoted to the position of Senior Herd Manager at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK. He had previously held the position of Herd Manager, with Oklahoma State University, since 2011.
Jeremy is a 2007 graduate of Miami R-1 High School. After Miami, Jeremy earned his Associates Degree at Hutchinson Community College and went on to Oklahoma State University. Upon completion of his degree at Oklahoma State, he was hired as one of the herd managers in the beef operation for the university.