Salem finished 4th out of seven teams at Mt. View on Tuesday in an afternoon golf match. Willow Springs won the match with a 157, followed by Liberty with a 173, Thayer with a 184, and Salem shot a team total of 185. Connor Stroburg led the Tigers with a 44, Ben Adams shot a 45, Dylan Sisco finished with a 46, Adam Wood ended with a 50, and Alan Benowitz shot a 54 which did not count toward the total. JV scores were C.J. Davison with a 47, Zach Pogue shot a 51, and Nathan Andersen finished with a 69. The golf team will play at Cabool play at Cabool on Thursday.
The St. Louis Cardinals had the day off Tuesday and will host the Houston Astros tonight starting at 6:55 on KSMO Radio. The Cardinals are off to a 5-2 start to the season and are in 1st place in the Central Division.
Carlos Guillen doubled in the game-tying and go-ahead runs during a six-run seventh inning to lead Detroit in a 6-5 comeback win over the Royals at Comerica Park. The Tigers were down 5-0 entering the seventh, but rallied to win for the fifth time in six games. Jose Guillen and David DeJesus each had solo home runs to pace the Royals, who have dropped three of four. Alberto Callaspo ended with two RBI. Kansas City's Brian Bannister worked 6 1/3 innings and allowed just two runs on four hits with four strikeouts. The bullpen couldn't hold the lead as Roman Colon, Dusty Hughes (0-1) and Juan Cruz were battered for four runs on five hits and three walks in closing out the seventh. The Royals and Tigers play again this afternoon in Detroit.
A Memorial Service for Harold Bradford of Salem, age 84, will be held Thursday at 11:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary of Salem. Interment will be in the Boss Cemetery. The Salem American Legion Post #99 will hold full Military honors. Memorials are suggested to the family for funeral expenses.
Funeral services for Alpha Jean Hutcherson of Salem, age 69, will be held Thursday at 11:00 at the Lux Chapel in Rantoul, Illinois. All local arrangements are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel.
Funeral services for Tracy Calvin Pettit of Salem, age 43, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the Wilson Mortuary Chapel in Salem. Visitation will be from 1:00 until time of service.
Funeral services for Russell Isaiah Oller Jr. of Salem, age 80, will be held on Tuesday, April 20th at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be Monday, April 19th from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Gladden Empire Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Gladden Empire Cemetery.
A Memorial Service for John Wesley Taylor of Rolla, age 86, will be held on Saturday, April 24th at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Memorials are suggested to the Shriner’s Childrens Hospital or the Phelps Regional Hospice.
A Memorial Service for Louise A. Venn of Salem, age 76, will be held Saturday, May 1 at the James and Gahr Mortuary of Salem. Internment will be private. Memorials are suggested to the Dent County Animal Shelter.