Signups for the City of Salem Youth Basketball program will take place on today 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.
Cody Whitaker had five 3-pointers and scored 17 points to lead the Salem Tigers to a 62-38 win over the Newburg Wolves in the St. James Tournament. Zack Elliott added ten points as the Tigers improve to 6-7 on the year. The Tigers will play Saturday at 5:00 at St. James. You’ll be able to hear the game on KSMO Radio and online at ksmoradio.com.
Jaroslav Halak came up with 34 saves in a 2-1 triumph over the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Kevin Shattenkirk scored the eventual game-winner on the power play 3:09 into the third period. The Blues will be in New York on Saturday to play the Islanders and you can hear it on KSMO at 11:30 in the morning.
The Missouri Tiger basketball team will host South Carolina on Saturday afternoon. Missouri is 14-4 on the year and 2-3 in the SEC. You can hear the game on KSMO starting at 2:30.
The Kansas City Royals and outfielder Justin Maxwell have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration. Maxwell's deal leaves the Royals with two unsigned arbitration-eligible players: right-handed pitchers Aaron Crow and Greg Holland. The Royals have also signed veteran pitchers Brad Penny and Guillermo Mota to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training.
Funeral services for Lawarence Turnbough of Davisville, age 83, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Interment will be in the Davisville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Davisville Assembly of God Church or Alzheimer’s Foundation.
Funeral services for Connie E. Woolf of Salem, age 81, will be held today at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 10:30 until service time. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Funeral services for Linda Faye Coffman of Salem, age 58, will be Saturday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Project Win.
Funeral services for Evelyn M. Bequette of St. James, age 73, will be held Saturday at 4:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in St. James. Visitation will be from 2:00 until service time.
Funeral services for Eric Lee Dunn of Lesterville, age 53, will be Sunday, January 26, at 11:00 at the Locust Grove United Baptist Church at Oates. Visitation will be Saturday, January 25, from 5:00 to 8:00 at the McSpadden Funeral Home in Lesterville. Interment will be in the Myers Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Eric Dunn Scholarship fund that is to be established.
Funeral services for Deborah Joan Davies of Salem, age 56, will be held Tuesday at 1;00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be held from 11:00 Tuesday morning until service time. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Deborah Davies Family for funeral expenses.
Wind Chill Advisory in effect until 9:00 am this morning
Today..Mostly sunny, high of 36.
Tonight..Partly cloudy, low of 25.
Saturday..Mostly cloudy, high of 39.
Saturday night..Partly cloudy, low of 26.
Sunday..Mostly sunny, high of 53.
Sunday night..Partly cloudy, low of 13.
Monday..Sunny, high of 18.
Monday night..Cloudy, low of 2.