Salem High School Junior, Savannah Hanning, has been named to the Class 4 District 10 All-District Team for the second consecutive season. Hanning averaged 18.5 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game, two assists per game, and two steals per game. She scored 20 points or more eleven times and was held under 10 just twice. Congratulations Savannah!
Marcell Ozuna smacked a home run to give the Miami Marlins a 4-3 Grapefruit League win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Jon Jay, Daniel Descalso and Peter Bourjos picked up an RBI apiece for the Cardinals. The Cardinals will play the Nationals today at 12:05.
Mike Trout smacked a two-run home run to power the LA Angels to a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals. Jason Donald had a solo home run and Billy Butler picked up an RBI for the Royals. The Royals play the Angels and Reds today in split squad games.
The St. Louis Blues will be in Philadelphia to face the Flyers on Saturday and in Pittsburgh to play the Penguins on Sunday. The Blues are 47-15-7 on the year and still have an NHL leading 101 points. You can hear both games on KSMO Radio starting at 11:30 in the morning.
The Missouri Tiger basketball squad will host Southern Miss on Sunday in the 2nd Round of the NIT. Missouri is 23-11 on the year and you can hear the game on KSMO starting at 3:30.
Funeral services for Orin Biggs of Steelville, age 84, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Homes in Steelville. 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 today at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. 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 today at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. 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.
Funeral services for Edgar Ernest Gray of Salem, age 72, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be tonight from 5:00 to 7:00. Interment will be in the Green Forest Cemetery in Salem. Memorials are suggested to the Green Forest Cemetery.
Memorial services for Roger Clay Strickland of Rolla, age 88, will be held Sunday at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Memorials are suggested to the St. James Veterans Home.
Memorial service for Rita Fave Melton of Salem, age 58, will be held Monday at 12:00 (noon) at the Grace Community Church in Salem. Visitation will be held from 10:00 Monday morning until service time. Interment will be in the Smith Cemetery at a later date. All arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem.
Funeral service for Dean Walter Hawley of Salem, age 87, will be held at 10:00 Tuesday morning at the Dent County Memorial Chapel in Salem. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 Monday. Interment will be in the Bethel Church Cemetery in Lonedell, MO on Tuesday at 2:30. Memorials may be made to The Samaritans Purse at P.O. Box 3000 Boone, North Carolina.
Funeral services for Michael Lee Widner of Bunker, age 57, will be held Tuesday morning at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel. Visitation will be held Monday from 5:00 to 7:00. Interment will be in the Morrison Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Widner Family.
Memorial service for Martha Rufus of Viburnum, age 74, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Viburnum. Memorial visitation will be Monday from 5:00 to 7:00. Memorials may be made to the family of Martha Rufus.
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 morning at 10:00. 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.
Today..Sunny with a 30% chance of showers, high of 72.
Tonight..Cloudy with a 30% chance of showers, low of 37.
Saturday..Sunny, high of 51.
Saturday night..Cloudy with a 30% chance of rain and snow, low of 28.
Sunday..Sunny, high of 42.
Sunday night..Clear, low of 25.