SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
|Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
||April 12, 2012|
|Commercial Bancshares, Inc.|
|(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)|
|(State or Other Jurisdiction
|118 South Sandusky Avenue, Upper Sandusky, Ohio
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.02 - Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election
of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Director Richard A. Sheaffer will reach
the Board’s mandatory retirement age of 70 prior to the Board’s May, 2012 meeting and retired, effective after the
Board’s regularly scheduled meeting held on April 12, 2012. Mr. Sheaffer was originally elected as a member of the Board
of Directors on August 6, 1976. He was elected as Chairman of the board in January 1990, and served in that capacity until April
Item 8.01 – Other Events.
Effective April 12, 2012, the Company’s
Board of Directors, by a unanimous resolution adopted on March 8, 2012, set the number of directors at ten. This reduction in the
number of directors, which had previously been set at eleven, coincided with the retirement of Richard A. Sheaffer. The Board of
Directors believes that reducing the number of directors at this time compliments its commitment to streamline the management function.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
||Commercial Bancshares, Inc.
||April 16, 2012
||/s/ David J. Browne|
||David J. Browne, Corporate Secretary|