Daily Capital News, Jefferson City, Missouri
October 5, 1938
RICH HILL STORE ROBBED
Rich Hill, MO., Oct. 4 – (UP) – Suits, overcoats, leather jackets and hats valued at $3,000 were stolen early today from the Beasley Mercantile Co. store by three bandits who tied up Paris Woodall, 65, the night watchman.
Moberly Monitor-Index, Moberly, Missouri
December 15, 1939
SLAIN IN SCUFFLE WITH AN OFFICER
Rich Hill, MO., Dec. 15 – AP – Marvin Denayer was killed last night in a scuffle with Night Officer Paris Woodall. The officer was wounded.
Woodall said Denayer resisted arrest for intoxication, seized the officer’s revolver and shot him through the hand. He was choking Woodall when the officer recovered his weapon and fired three shots. Denayer died two hours later in a Butler hospital.