Venues limited to 10 people under order of health center

The Morgan County Commission Friday, March 20 adopted an ordinance, following an order issued by the Morgan County Health Center, declaring a public health emergency in Morgan County, concerning the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus. Morgan County Health Center Administrator Shawn Brantley, under authority of Missouri Code of State Regulations 19 CSR 20-20.040 declared

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Carl Ballew

  Carl Vernon Ballew, 69, of Sunrise Beach, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 at University Hospital in Columbia. He was born July 6, 1950 in Eureka, Calif., a son of Joe Hugh and Audrey (Orbison) Ballew. He married Merilee Esther Martin Aug. 25, 1989. He worked as an over-the-road truck driver 43 years. In his

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Howard Edwin “Tooter” Rusk

  Howard Edwin “Tooter” Rusk, 86, of Versailles, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, at University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. He was born Feb. 7, 1933, in Eldon, a son of the late William and Maud Marie (Moore) Rusk. He married Sylvia Jeanne George Aug. 1951. They had seven children. She died in

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Karen O’Brien

  Karen Suzanne O’Brien, 77, of Osage Beach, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 at Lakeside Meadows in Osage Beach. She was born July 8, 1942 in Deckerville, Mich., a daughter of the late John Ivan and Berneice Amy (Moffatt) Burks. She was raised in Sandusky, Mich. where she played flute in marching band at Sandusky

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Keith Renken

David Keith Renken, 71, of Russellville died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. He was born, Jan. 26, 1948 in California, Mo., a son of Edmond Oscar and Celeste Ellen (Dawson) Renken. He married Jill Ann Winebrenner Sept. 1, 1972, at the home of Jill’s parents in California, Mo. He was the seventh child born to his

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