News and Updates

CSB Is Drop Off for Red Cross Holiday Care Package Items

The American Red Cross is collecting items that bring back big memories for our brave service members.  These items will be distributed to Kuwait and Djibouti.  Care packages will be assembled and sent to our service members to show we appreciate their service and sacrifice and to bring them a little comfort from home.

Items may be dropped off at Commercial Savings Bank branches in Upper Sandusky and Carey by Friday, November 14.

Items needed include:

  • beef/turkey jerky (no pork)
  • body wash/conditioner/shampoo
  • chips/nuts/pretzels/sunflower seeds/crackers/cheese spreads (individual, snack or travel size please)
  • dental floss/mouth wash
  • deodorant
  • foot lotion/powder
  • granola/Nutra grain bars
  • hand sanitizer
  • hard candy
  • lip balm
  • phone cards
  • shaving cream/razors/refills
  • sunscreen
  • sweet snacks/cookies

CSB Collecting Coats for Christmas

Commercial Savings Bank is again participating in the Coats for Christmas campaign sponsored by Clear Channel, Marion.     There are collection boxes for gently used winter outerwear located at our branches in Marion, Upper Sandusky and Carey.

Jamesway (Marion) Banking Center Manager Steve Hensel adds a donation to the Coats for Christmas box at his

Jamesway (Marion) Banking Center Manager Steve Hensel adds a donation to the Coats for Christmas box at his

Coats will be collected until November 21. After collection, Kimmel Cleaners is volunteering its services to clean all the outerwear.  Hill Equipment is furnishing trailers for storage of the items until they are distributed on Saturday, Dec. 13th at Tri-Rivers in Marion, St. Peters in Upper Sandusky and AMVET’s Post #27 in Bucyrus.

Thank you for helping us collect coats for the less fortunate this winter season.


Wyandot County Fair Winners

Another Wyandot County Fair is in the books!  Thank you to everyone who stopped by our booth at the fair to sign up or ask about our products.

SARAH_FAIR.jpCongratulations to Trish Hawk who was the winner of our coin guess jar at the fair. Trish missed by only ONE CENT. There was $94.77 in the jar and Trish guessed $94.76!

Daily winners were: Cheryl Lyon, Rebecca Wilson, Jim Musgrave, Jared Case, Jessica Beck and Laura Woodard.

Third Quarter Dividend

On August 14, 2014, the Board of Directors of Commercial Bancshares, Inc. declared a third quarter dividend of $0.19 per share payable on September 30, 2014 to shareholders of record as of September 15, 2014. This dividend rate represents an increase of 15.15% from the Company’s second quarter dividend. President Bob Beach stated “We are pleased to be able to provide this additional value for our shareholders.”

Commercial Bancshares, Inc. offers direct deposit of dividends. For more information, please contact Registrar and Transfer Company, the Company’s transfer agent at (800-368-5948). For more information on the Company’s stock, or to make an additional investment, please contact Boenning & Scattergood at (866-326-8113), or your local broker.

Commercial Bancshares, Inc. is headquartered in Upper Sandusky, Ohio with total assets of approximately $327 million and total shareholder’s equity of approximately $33 million as of June 30, 2014. The common stock of the Company is not listed on any stock exchange. While there is no established public trading market for the Company’s common stock, its shares are currently quoted in the inter-dealer quotation (or ”over-the-counter”) marketplace using the trading symbol “CMOH.” The Company’s stock trades principally on the OTCQB, which is operated by OTC Markets Group, Inc. (formerly OTC Markets, Inc.) Trading on the OTCQB is limited to companies that report financial information with the SEC or a U.S. banking regulator. However, there are no financial or qualitative standards for quotation in this tier.

Certain statements contained herein are not based on historical facts and are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 21A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements, which are based on various assumptions (some of which are beyond the Company’s control), may be identified by reference to a future period or periods, or by the use of forward-looking terminology, such as “may,” “will,” “believe,” “expect,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “continue,” or similar terms or variations on those terms, or the negative of these terms. Actual results could differ materially from those set forth in forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, those related to the economic environment, particularly in the market areas in which the company operates, competitive products and pricing, fiscal and monetary policies of the U.S. Government, changes in government regulations affecting financial institutions, including regulatory fees and capital requirements, changes in prevailing interest rates, acquisitions and the integration of acquired businesses, credit risk

Arlington Branch Celebrates 5th Anniversary

ARLINGTON–The Commercial Savings Branch in Arlington celebrated its five-year anniversary recently with a customer appreciation day.

csbIpad_Winner_01“It’s hard to believe it’s been five years,” said VP/Banking Center Manager Beth Waltermire.  “The Arlington community has been so great and welcomed us.  Arlington is such a great community with wonderful people.  We are happy to be a part of it and lend a helping hand whenever we can.”

Refreshments were served all day including donuts and coffee in the morning and sub sandwiches for lunch.  Thanks to all who stopped in to say hello.

Dennis Branan was the big winner of the day.  His name was selected from the entries for our iPad Mini giveaway.