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An accident occurred at 8:40 Friday morning in Shannon County on Route A about six miles south of Bunker. According to the highway patrol report, a 1993 Mazda B2200 pickup driven by 60-year old Loyd Henson of Salem was traveling northbound on Route A. The pickup traveled off the right side of the roadway, Henson then overcorrected and returned to the roadway, traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a rock bluff.  Henson suffered moderate injuries and was taken to the Phelps County Regional Medical Center by the Reynolds County EMS. He was not wearing a seat restraint at the time of the accident. The Mazda pickup was totaled and towed by Whitaker’s Towing of Salem.

An accident occurred at 5:52 Saturday afternoon in Texas County on Route DD about four miles north of Tyrone. According to the highway patrol report, 42-year old Thomas Stanton of Houston was driving a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix when the vehicle skidded into the oncoming lane of traffic and struck a 2014 Kia Forte, driven by 48-year old Cathy Peck of Licking, head on. The Pontiac then caught fire. Peck suffered serious injuries and was flown to the Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Stanton suffered moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Texas County Memorial Hospital in Houston. Peck was the only one wearing a seat restraint at the time of the accident. The Pontiac was totaled and removed from the scene by Jay’s Automotive. The Kia sustained extensive damage and was removed by A1 Towing.

An accident occurred at 9:45 Saturday night in Dent County on Highway 32 about a mile east of Salem. According to the highway patrol report, 21-year old Joseph Miller of was driving a 1997 Ford F-150 east when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road, overturned, and came to rest partially in the roadway. Miller suffered minor injuries but refused treatment at the scene. Miller was then arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to drive on the right half of the road, and no seat belt. He was taken to the Dent County Jail and then released. The Ford was totaled and removed from the scene by Whitaker’s Towing of Salem.

The City of Salem Planning & Zoning Board of Commissioners will be conducting a Workshop at 6:00 tonight, in the City Hall Council Chambers at 202 N. Washington, to discuss: re-occupancy permits. The workshop is open to the public. The workshop was called by Jerry Craig, Chairman of the Planning & Zoning Board of Commissioners and is open to the public.

A man died Saturday night after being struck by a train near the Phelps County Courthouse in Rolla. According to the Rolla Police Department, 53-year-old Phillip J. Montoya was struck by an eastbound Burlington Northern train between the Rolla Street railroad crossing and North Park Street. The accident occurred around 6:53 in the evening. Montoya was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of injuries he suffered in the accident. The Rolla Police Department and Phelps County Coroner’s Office are still investigating the incident.

Note to trout anglers: Just because leaves are changing colors and your friends are talking about hunting deer, ducks, or small game doesn’t mean you have to put your fishing gear away. At this time of year, many people are planning hunting trips or are trying to squeeze in a couple more trips to the lake before winter fishing patterns. The summer fishing season at Missouri’s four trout parks – Bennett Spring State Park, Roaring River State Park, Montauk State Park, and Maramec Spring Park – runs through October 31st. Fishing hours at the parks are from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily. A daily trout tag is required to fish at the parks. Don’t worry, those who fish the trout parks in October won’t have to settle for summer’s leftovers. The streams at all four parks are stocked daily through the end of the month. After the trout parks’ summer seasons end October 31, all four areas will re-open for the winter catch-and-release season, which runs from November 8 through February 10. More info can be found at www.missouriconservation.org.

Sports [TOP]

Zane Kyzer ran for 215 yards and three touchdowns and Derek McClain also added two touchdowns as the Salem Football Tigers ended their five game losing streak with a 35-20 win over the Cabool Bulldogs Friday night in Cabool. The Tigers are 4-5 on the year and will play Thursday night in the first round of District play.

Jonny Gomes cracked a three-run homer in the sixth inning Sunday night to break a tie and the Boston Red Sox held on for a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the World Series. The Red Sox tied the series at 2-2 after losing Game 3 Saturday night on the first walk-off obstruction call in World Series history. Lance Lynn (0-1) was charged with three runs in 5 2/3 innings. Game 5 of the series is tonight and you can hear it on KSMO Radio at 6:00.

Connor Shaw threw three touchdown passes in a superb relief effort that brought South Carolina back from a 17-point deficit, and the 20th-ranked Gamecocks took 27-24 double-overtime triumph over 5th ranked Missouri. In the second overtime, Andrew Baggett lined up for a 24-yard try that struck the left upright and sent the Tigers (7-1, 3-1 SEC) to their first loss of the season. Missouri will host Tennessee this Saturday at 6:00.

Alexander Steen scored a pair of goals to fuel the St. Louis Blues' 6-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday in a Central Division clash at Bridgestone Arena. Jaden Schwartz, Alex Pietrangelo and T.J. Oshie each added a goal and an assist, while Derek Roy registered the other goal for the Blues, who were coming off back-to-back losses after regulation. Jaroslav Halak stopped 22-of-23 shots to backstop the victory. The Blues will host Winnipeg on Tuesday night.

Alex Smith threw a pair of touchdown passes and the Kansas City Chiefs held on for a 23-17 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Smith finished with 225 yards on 24-of-36 passes and connected with Dexter McCluster and Anthony Sherman for scores as the Chiefs (8-0) continued their best start since winning their first nine games in 2003. The Chiefs will be in Buffalo to play the Bills Sunday at noon.

The St. Louis Rams will host the Seattle Seahawks tonight at the Edward Jones Dome fro Monday Night Football. The Rams are 3-4 on the year and kickoff is set for 7:40.

Obituaries   [TOP] 

Funeral services for Jerry R. Hedrick of Salem, age 77, will be held at 11:00 this morning at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the Morrison Cemetery. Memorial may be made to Project Win.

Funeral services for Howard Eugene Adair of Rolla, age 86, will be held Wednesday at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Visitation will be Tuesday night from 5:00 to 7:00. Interment will be in the Rolla City Cemetery with full military honors.

Memorial services for Veda R. Dowd of Rolla will be held privately at a later date with family and friends. All arrangements are under the direction of the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla.

Funeral services for Jack Reese Lewis, Jr. of Salem, age 55, will be held Saturday at 12:00 (noon) at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Pine Lawn Cemetery in Houston. Memorials may be made to the family.

Memorial service for Gary M. Broyles of Rolla will be held Sunday, November 17th at 2:00 at the Conference Center at the Comfort Suites in Rolla. Memorials may be made to the Vineyard Christian Fellowship. Arrangements under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in Rolla.

Weather   [TOP]

Today..Mostly sunny, high of 69.
Tonight..Mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers, low of 50.
Tuesday..Cloudy with a 60% chance of showers, high of 66.
Tuesday night..Cloudy with a 50% chance of showers, low of 59.
Wednesday..Cloudy with a 60% chance of showers, high of 68.
Wednesday night..Cloudy with a 60% chance of showers, low of 57.

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