The Salem Lady Tigers gave the Willow Springs Lady Bears all they could handle Monday night at the SHS gym, but could not get the key basket when needed and lost to the Lady Bears, 36-29. Salem was led in scoring by Courtney Putman and Kaytlyn Wells with eight points each followed by Kristen Hemken with seven points. The Lady Tigers are 4-15 on the year and 1-3 in the SCA. They will host Thayer Thursday night in their final home game of the year and it will be Senior Night.
The Salem Boys Basketball Tigers will be on the road at Houston tonight in SCA play with the JV game at 6:00 with the varsity game to follow at about 7:20. You can hear the varsity contest on KSMO Radio or online at ksmoradio.com Salem enters the game with an 8-11 record and 0-1 in the SCA.
Michael Dixon's trip from goat to hero took all of 25 seconds. After committing an offensive flagrant foul that helped Texas take the lead, Dixon converted a difficult left-handed floater with 31 seconds left to lift fourth-ranked Missouri past the Longhorns, 67-66 on Monday night. Dixon missed just once on the night, scoring 21 points off the bench on 9-of-10 shooting, while Phil Pressey and Ricardo Ratliffe added 13 points apiece for the Tigers (20-2, 7-2 Big 12), who claimed their second straight victory. Pressey dished out five assists in the win. Missouri will host rival Kansas on Saturday night at 7:30 and you’ll be able to catch that game on KSMO Radio.
Funeral services for Bertha Ellen Woods of Steelville, age 79, 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 Red Cross.
Funeral services for Betty Marie Fetters of Salem, age 78, will be held Wednesday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary Chapel in Salem. Visitation will be held Wednesday morning from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Memorial services for Raymond Cogswell Waggener of Chesterfield, formerly of Rolla, age 81, will be Wednesday at 3:00 at James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Memorials are suggested to the Christian Science Monitor or MS&T Chemical Engineering Scholarship Fund.
Funeral services for Charlotte Louise Parks of Salem, age 71, will be Thursday at 11:00 at the Grace Community Church. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00 at the Grace Community Church. Internment will be in the Mt. Herman Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Grace Community Church Young At Heart Ministry. All arrangements are under the direction of Wilson Mortuary in Salem.
Funeral services for Mae Elizabeth Nelson of Salem, age 90, will be Thursday at 11:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.
Funeral services for Marilyn Leora Barnes, age 75, will be held Thursday at 1:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 Wednesday. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery.
Funeral services for Wilber Dean King of St. James, age 76, will be held Thursday at 2:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James. Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Roach Cemetery in Doolittle. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Funeral services for James Clevie Palmer of Salem, age 80, will be held Friday morning at 10:00 at the First Assembly of God Church in St. James. Visitation will be Thursday night from 5:00 to 7:00 at the James and Gahr Chapel in St. James. Interment will be in the Fort Leonard Wood Veterans Cemetery at 1:00 with full military honors. Memorials may be made to the First Assembly of God Church in St. James.
Memorial services for Harold R. “Fritz” Norfleet, Jr. of Salem, age 64, will be held Saturday at 1:00 at the Salem United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the Dent County Animal Shelter. All arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Mortuary in Salem.