The Salem Boys Basketball Tigers will host Pacific tonight in a non-conference contest that was originally scheduled for early December. The JV game will be at 6:00 followed by the varsity game at the SHS Gym. You can hear the varsity contest on KSMO radio and online at ksmoradio.com starting at about 7:15.
The Salem Tigers benchwarmers will be hosting a chili supper tonight at 5:30 at the SHS cafeteria prior to the game with Pacific.
The Salem 9th grade game with Pacific tonight at 6:00 will be held at the Upper Elementary School Gym.
The Salem Lady Basketball Tigers will play Dora tonight at 5:00 at Mountain Grove in the Cabool Tournament 3rd place game that was snowed out in December.
Brian Elliott turned away 24 shots as the St. Louis Blues held on to beat the Minnesota Wild, 2-1, on Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center. T.J. Oshie and Jaden Schwartz tallied for the Blues, winners of three straight and eight of 11. St. Louis is now 27-7-5 on the year and sit in 2nd place of the Central Division. The Blues will host the L.A. Kings tonight at 7:00 at the Scottrade Center. KSMO will air the pre-game show at 6:30, then breakaway for Tiger basketball and then join the game in the third period.
David Backes, T.J. Oshie and Kevin Shattenkirk have all been named to the USA Olympic team and will play in Sochi, Russia in February. Other Blues players are expected to be selected to represent their country’s Olympic teams in the coming days. The U.S. team will play their first game against Slovakia on February 13th.
Funeral services for Velma L. Walker of Rolla, age 79, will be held Thursday at 12:00 noon at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla. Visitation will be held from 10:00 in the morning Thursday until service time. Interment will be in the Carty Cemetery in rural Dent County.
Funeral services for Preslee Larue Kingery of Salem, age 12 weeks, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the First Baptist Church in Salem. Visitation will be held Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 at the church. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Preslee Larue Kingery Memorial Fund. Cards are available and all arrangements are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel in Salem.
Funeral services for Leita Faye Scott of Bismarck, Missouri, age 51, will be held Tuesday morning at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary Chapel of St. James. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 Monday. Interment will be in the High Gate Baptist Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Girls Scouts.
Funeral services for Ruth Rambosek of Salem, age 91, will be held Wednesday, January 8th at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Salem. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 7th from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Today..Mostly cloudy then clearing, high of 21.
Tonight..Mostly clear, low of 5.
Friday..Mostly sunny, high of 30.
Friday night..Clear, low of 21.
Saturday..Sunny, high of 39.
Saturday night..Cloudy with a 60% chance of snow, low of 22.
Sunday..Cloudy with a 50% chance of snow, high of 25.
Sunday night..Cloudy, low of 6.