Salem Tiger Basketball player Cody Whitaker was selected to the all-district team for Class 4, District 10. He ended the season averaging 16.1 points and shot 41% from the 3-point line. Cody made 71 three pointers on the season, plus finished the year with 36 assists and 32 steals. Congratulations Cody!
Jabari Brown scored a game-high 30 points as the Missouri Tigers squeezed out an 85-77 win over the Davidson Wildcats in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament at Mizzou Arena. Also scoring in double figures for second-seeded Missouri (23-11) were Earnest Ross and Jordan Clarkson with 16 and 15 points. Missouri will face the winner of the Toledo/ Southern Miss game, which will be played tonight.
The St. Louis Blues will be in Chicago tonight to face the Blackhawks at the United Center. The Blues are 47-14-7 on the year and have an NHL leading 101 points. You can hear the game on KSMO starting with the pre-game show at 6:30.
The St. Louis Cardinals had the day off yesterday but will resume Spring Training action today against the Minnesota Twins. First pitch is set for 12:05 in the afternoon.
The Kansas City Royals also had the day off yesterday and they will face the Cincinnati Reds tonight in Cactus League play. First pitch will be at 8:05 tonight.
Funeral services for Nicholas S. Asbridge of Rolla, age 84, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Rolla. Interment will be in the Waynesville Memorial Park Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla.
Memorial services for Ed Pope of Steelville, age 80, will be held today at 2:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be from 1:00 until service time.
Graveside services for John “Jack” Lally of St. Louis, formerly of Steelville, age 96, will be held Thursday at 1:00 at the Steelville Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until service time at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville.
Funeral services for Orin Biggs of Steelville, age 84, will be held Friday at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Homes in Steelville. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Stone Hill Cemetery in Salem. Memorials may be made given to the Victory Baptist Church in Cherryville.
Funeral services for Dale T. Howard of Salem, age 87, will be held Friday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Carty Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the Carty Cemetery or Hobson Community Church.
Funeral services for Verble Johnson of Salem, age 81 will be held at 1:00 Friday at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be Thursday night from 5:00 to 7:00 with a Masonic service at 7:00. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Salem Masonic Lodge #225 AFAM and Second Baptist Church.
Funeral services for Jessie Lee Crocker of Viburnum, age 80, will be held at 2:00 Saturday at the Cherryville First Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 11:00 until time of service. Interment will be in the Sam Crocker Cemetery in Goodland. Memorials may be made to the Sam Crocker Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville.
A “Celebration of Life” memorial service for Glendon Lee Gant of Bunker, age 82, will be held at First Baptist Church of Bunker on Saturday, March 29th at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Greeley Cemetery, the Bunker Volunteer Fire Department, or the Bunker Alumni Scholarship Fund, all at Bunker; to Southwest Baptist University in Salem, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Funeral arrangements for Edgar Gray are incomplete at this time, but are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel.
Today..Mostly sunny, high of 55.
Tonight..Mostly clear, low of 32.
Thursday..Mostly sunny, high of 66.
Thursday night..Mostly clear, low of 40.
Friday..Mostly sunny with a 30% chance of showers, high of 68.
Friday night..Partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers, low of 38.