The Salem Tiger baseball team lost to Cuba on Tuesday, 12-1. The Tigers are 0-2 on the year and will play Mountain Grove on Thursday night at 6:00 at Houston.
David Backes notched the second hat trick of his career as the St. Louis Blues held off the Toronto Maple Leafs, 5-3, on Tuesday. Alexander Steen and T.J. Oshie each posted a goal and two assists for the Blues, who have won two straight after dropping their previous two. Ryan Miller turned away 22 shots in the win. The win gives St. Louis 105 points on the season, one better than idle Boston for first overall in the NHL. The Blues will host the Minnesota Wild on Thursday.
Casey McGehee and Juan Diaz each homered to lead the Miami Marlins over the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-5, in Grapefruit League action at Roger Dean Stadium. Peter Bourjos ended 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored for St. Louis. The Cardinals will play the Washington Nationals this afternoon at 12:05.
Stefen Romero hit a two-run homer and drove in three to help the Seattle Mariners post a 9-6 Cactus League win over the Kansas City Royals. Alex Gordon hit a solo home run and drove in three runs for the Royals, who will play the San Diego Padres this afternoon at 2:05.
Funeral services for Mildred Brown of Rolla, age 87, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary Chapel in St. James. Memorials may be made to the Rolla Schools Back Pack Friday Program.
Funeral services for Curtis Anderson of Cook Station, age 54, will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in St. James. Visitation will be today from 5:00 to 8:00 pm James and Gahr Mortuary in St. James. Memorials may be made to the Anderson Family.
Funeral services for Anita Kay Lynch of Rolla and formerly of Salem, age 40, will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 at the Green Tree Christian Church in Rolla. Visitation will be this evening from 5:00 to 8:00 at the Green Tree Christian Church. Interment will be in the Rolla City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Anita Lynch Memorial Fund. All arrangements are under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla.
Funeral services for Shirley Mae Wells Dour of Salem, age 75, will be held Thursday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary Chapel in Salem. Visitation will be Thursday from 11:00 until time of service at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Phelps County Hospice.
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..Mostly sunny, high of 53.
Tonight..Mostly cloudy with a 60% chance of showers, low of 40.
Thursday..Mostly cloudy with a 60% chance of showers, high of 59.
Thursday night..Mostly cloudy with a 70% chance of showers, low of 39.
Friday..Sunny, high of 59.
Friday night..Cloudy with a 60% chance of rain, low of 36.