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The Salem Police Department released their reports for March 13th through the 17th involving assault, a fight, active warrants and a peace disturbance. On March 13th at 7:03 in the morning, an officer was detailed to the 800 block of South Carty in reference to a domestic assault. The report revealed that a 26-year old Salem male had assaulted a 21-year old Salem female. He was arrested for domestic assault, assault with a knife and resisting arrest. He was incarcerated pending the application for warrants. On March 14th at 9:40 in the morning, an officer was detailed to the Salem Jr. High School in reference to a fight. The report revealed a 14-year old male and a 15-year old male had been fighting. The juveniles were detained and then released to their parents. The report will be forwarded to the juvenile officer. Later the same evening at 11:28, an officer made contact with a 57-year old male who is homeless and had two City of Salem warrants for shoplifting and disorderly conduct. He was placed under arrest on the active warrants and incarcerated. On March 17th at 2:51 in the morning, an officer was detailed to the 1800 block of South Oak in reference to a peace disturbance. The report revealed that a 26-year old Salem female was arrested for a peace disturbance, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Also placed under arrest was a 25-year old Salem female for peace disturbance, disorderly conduct and property damage. Both were incarcerated on a 12-hour hold and then issued a summons to appear in court. Anyone with any information regarding these incidents is asked to please contact the Salem Police Department by calling 729-4242.

An accident occurred Thursday afternoon at 3:18 at the intersection of Roosevelt and Hickory Street in Salem. According to the Salem Police report, a white 1999 GMC Safari driven by Sandra White of Salem and owned by Beehive Florist & Gifts of Salem was traveling eastbound on East Roosevelt at Hickory Street. A silver 2006 Mongoose Hoop D bicycle driven by Rusty Wells of Salem was westbound on the sidewalk and ran off the right side into East Roosevelt in the path of the GMC and contact was made. Wells suffered minor injuries and was transported by private vehicle to the Phelps County Regional Medical Center. Both vehicles sustained minor damage.

The Dent County Fire Protection District will conduct a meeting to be held on Thursday beginning at 6:00 PM at the Dent County Fire Station located at #2 South Main in Salem. The meeting will begin with a review of the minutes from the previous meeting and they will also open sealed bids for a Ladder Truck Sale. For more information regarding the meeting of the Dent County Fire Protection District contact Fire Chief Brad Nash at 729-3250.

Sports   [TOP]

Chris Kelly's two goals were the difference as Ottawa topped St. Louis, 4-2, at Scottrade Center. Barret Jackman and Brad Boyes scored for the Blues, who have lost six of eight. Curtis Sanford stopped 19-of-22 shots in the loss. With the game tied 2-2 early in the third period, Gerber appeared to keep the game tied when he dove across the crease and robbed Boyes from the left side with his glove before the puck crossed the goal line. Upon review several minutes later, it was revealed that the puck did cross the line completely. Unfortunately for the Blues, since the review did not take place at the first stoppage of play following the shot, it could not legally be ruled a goal. The Blues had another goal waved off due to a premature whistle with 2:18 left in regulation, drawing the ire of head coach Andy Murray and several players.

NHL Scores:

Montreal 1, Boston 0
Florida 4, Philadelphia 1
Columbus 5, Chicago 2
Tampa Bay 4, NY Islanders 3 (OT)
Minnesota 3, Phoenix 2
Toronto 2, New Jersey 1
Calgary 2, Detroit 1

Eli Marrero went 3-for-4 with four RBI and two runs scored as the St. Louis Cardinals pounded the Los Angeles Dodgers, 13-0. Yadier Molina hit a two-run home run and Chris Duncan added a solo shot for the Cardinals, who have won their last three games. Anthony Reyes was solid in the start as he gave up just four hits in six innings of work.

The Kansas City Royals had the day off yesterday and will be back in action today.

The St. Louis Rams have agreed to terms with linebacker Chris Draft and cornerback Mike Rumph. Draft, who agreed to a three-year contract, spent the last two seasons with the Carolina Panthers. Last year he started 16 games, registering 107 tackles and 5 1/2 sacks. Rumph, who signed a one-year deal, played last season with the Washington Redskins and played in seven games, picking up 11 tackles.

The Kansas City Chiefs agreed to terms on a four-year contract with defensive tackle Alfonso Boone. Boone had 35 tackles and two sacks in 12 games, including four starts, last season for the NFC Champion Chicago Bears.

Obituaries   [TOP]

Funeral services for Fay D. Tarvid of Salem, age 84, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Chapel in Salem. Interment will be in the Boss Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Funeral services for Glen Turnbough of Steelville, age 86, will be held this morning at 11:00 the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Interment will be in the Steelville Cemetery.

Funeral Services for Billie Lee Goins of Licking, age 78, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the Licking First Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Williams Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Williams Cemetery.

Funeral services for Charles Christian Stewart of Salem, age 80, will be held today at 1:00 at the Wilson Chapel in Salem. Interment will be in the Empire Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Stewart family of the Empire Cemetery.

Funeral Services for Ollie June Chrisco of Bunker, age 85, will be held Thursday at 11:00 at the Crossville Baptist Church in Bunker.  Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 at the Crossville Baptist Church.  Interment will be in the Crossville Cemetery in Bunker.  Memorials may be made to the Crossville Cemetery.  All arrangements are under the direction of James & Gahr Mortuary of Salem.

Funeral services for Jesse M. Lorts of St. James, age 78, will be Thursday morning at 11:00 in James & Gahr Chapel in St. James. Visitation will be tonight from 5:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the St. James Cemetery.

A Memorial Service for Craig Elliott Manning of Rolla, age 58, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Services for Devon Lee Morrison of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, age 2 months are incomplete at this time.  All arrangements are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel.

Weather [TOP]

Today..Partly sunny and breezy with a 30% chance for showers, high of 74.
Tonight..Partly cloudy with a 20% chance for showers, low of 56.
Thursday..Cloudy and breezy with a 70% chance for showers and thunderstorms, high of 71.
Thursday night..Cloudy with a 50% chance for showers and thunderstorms, low of 55.


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