The Salem Football Tigers will be in St. James tomorrow night to face the Tigers starting at 7:00. Salem and St. James enter the game with an 0-1 district record. Salem is 5-3 overall for the year. You can hear the game on KSMO Radio starting with Tiger Talk and Coach Bill Schuchardt at 6:30.
St. Louis Rams defensive end Chris Long has been named the NFL's defensive player of the week. Long tied a career-high with two sacks to take defensive honors. The Rams recorded a total of seven sacks in a 20-17 win over San Diego. This is the first time Long has won this award.
The Kansas City Chiefs signed defensive tackle Atiyyah Ellison on Wednesday. Ellison played in 15 games with Jacksonville last season. He but did not see any action in the pros prior to last season.
University of Missouri junior forward Ricardo Ratliffe was named the Big 12 Conference's Preseason Newcomer of the Year by the league coaches. The Hampton, Va. native enjoyed a historic two-year career at the junior college level, earning back-to-back first team all-NJCAA All-America honors while setting school records for scoring (1,653 points) and rebounding (580) at Central Florida Community College.
Funeral services for Ola Irene Grogan of Salem, age 85, will be held today at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the New Hope Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the New Hope Cemetery.
Funeral services for James Ottis Devall of Salem, age 84 will be today at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from noon until service time. Interment will be in the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery with full military honors.
Memorial services for Anne Rutledge of Salem, age 71, will be held today at 2:00 at the Salem Christian Church. All the arrangements are under the direction of the Dent County Memorial Chapel.
Funeral services for Rita L. Quick of Salem, age 65, will be held Friday at 10:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Round Pond Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Round Pond Cemetery.
Funeral services for Leroy Wallis of Rolla, age 85, will be held Friday at noon at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Visitation will be today from 5:00 to 7:00. Interment will be in the Cedar Grove Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Memorials are suggested to the VFW Post 2025 of Rolla.
Funeral services for Floyd Millard Gibbs of Salem, age 98, will be held Friday at 3:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 1:00 until service time. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church.
Funeral services for Bernice Duckworth of Salem, age 95, will be Saturday at 2:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 12:30 until service time. Interment will be in the Dry Fork Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Sons of the American Legion.
Today..Mostly sunny, high of 72.
Tonight..Partly cloudy, low of 46.
Friday..Partly cloudy in the morning, the becoming mostly cloudy, high of 75.
Friday night..Cloudy with a 40% chance for showers late, low of 54.
Saturday..Mostly cloudy and breezy with a 40% chance for showers and thunderstorms, high of 72.