Signups for the City of Salem Youth Basketball program will take place today from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. They will also take place on Thursday and Friday, January 23rd and 24th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The final signup will be held Saturday, January 25th from 9:00 a.m. until noon. All signups will be at the Salem Community Center @ the Armory. This league is for all boys and girls that are currently enrolled in 1st through 6th grades. The cost is $20 per child. If you have any questions, contact Parks and Recreation Director Greg Nash at 729-6290.
The Salem Lady Tigers topped the Houston Lady Tigers on Thursday, 56-52. Savannah Hanning scored 17 points while Cortney Putman and Kari Hatridge each added 14 points for the Lady Tigers, who move to 5-8 on the year and 1-1 in the SCA. Salem will play next Friday at Licking.
The Salem Tiger Boys basketball team will be in Mountain Grove tonight to play the Panthers. Salem is 4-6 on the year and JV will start at 6:00 with the varsity to follow. You’ll be able to hear the varsity game on KSMO Radio and online at ksmoradio.com.
Rod Odum finished with 24 points and eight rebounds as the Vanderbilt Commodores held on for a 78-75 victory over the Missouri Tigers in a SEC tilt. Jabari Brown paced Missouri (13-3, 1-2) with 22 points. Jordan Clarkson scored 18 points on 7-of-18 shooting from the floor while Earnest Ross nearly notched a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds. Missouri will host Alabama on Saturday and you can hear it on KSMO starting at 12:30 in the afternoon.
Jonathan Quick made 28 stops, while Trevor Lewis scored twice in the third period to help Los Angeles claim a 4-1 victory over St. Louis at Scottrade Center. T.J. Oshie provided the sole offense for the Blues, who will host the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday and you can hear it on KSMO Radio starting at 6:30.
The Pro Football Writers' All-Pro team has been announced and three Kansas City Chiefs and two St. Louis Rams landed honors. For Kansas City, running back Jamaal Charles, safety Eric Berry, and returner Dexter McCluster were named to the team. St. Louis defensive end Robert Quinn and punter Johnny Hekker were also named to the All-Pro Team. Quinn was also voted Defensive Player of the Year by the PFWA.
Funeral services for Alvie Herrien of Bunker, age 84, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the McSpadden Funeral Home in Bunker. Interment will be in the Bunker Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Herrien family.
Funeral services for Audrey Hinsen of Rolla, age 85, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the McSpadden Funeral Home in Bunker. Visitation will be from 10:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Crossville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.
A Celebration of Life service for Jack Arthur Mathes Jr. formerly of Salem, age 53, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the Salem Full Gospel Church with Elder Bill Mathes officiating. Memorials may be made to the Mathes family. Arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem.
Graveside services for Ira V. Scott Jr. of St. James, age 89, will be held Sunday at 1:00 at the Malden Memorial Park in Malden, MO. Visitation will be Saturday from 4:00 to 6:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla.
Funeral services for Donald Hoyt Botkin of Salem, age 76, will be Tuesday at 11:00 at the Boss Assembly of God Church. Visitation will be Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 at the Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel. Interment will be in the Boss Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the Botkin Family for funeral expenses.
Funeral services for Gerald "Jerry" Marsh of Plymouth, Indiana, age 89, will be Wednesday at 2:00 at the Fox Funeral Home in Licking. Visitation will be from 1:00 until time of service. Interment will be in the Ozark Hills Memorial Garden in Rolla.
Today..Mostly cloudy then clearing, high of 25.
Tonight..Mostly clear, low of 15.
Saturday..Mostly sunny, high of 47.
Saturday night..Mostly clear, low of 25.
Sunday..Mostly sunny, high of 51.
Sunday night..Mostly clear, low of 32.
Monday..Mostly sunny, high of 46.
Monday night..Partly cloudy, low of 22.