The Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters in the Central Region have selected their All-District Teams for football. Making the All-District 1st team from the Salem Tigers are running back junior Zane Kyzer who rushed for 1,432 yards and 17 touchdowns, and senior lineman Cordell Tatom. Named to the All-District 2nd Team was Defensive Back Eli Floyd who had seven interceptions on the year including returning one for a touchdown. Congratulations to these players on an outstanding season!!!
The St. Louis Cardinals failed to offer pitcher John Axford a contract by midnight Monday allowing him to become a free agent. Axford, the former closer for the Milwaukee Brewers, was acquired by St. Louis in August.
The Kansas City Royals announced on Monday that they would not tender a contract to infielder Chris Getz. In 449 career games with the White Sox and Royals, Getz has hit .251 with three home runs and 111 RBI.
Funeral services for Inez Saladin of St. James, age 97, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in St. James. Interment will be in the St. James Cemetery.
Funeral services for Virginia (Bray) Karr of Rolla, age 94, will be held today at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Visitation will be from 11:00 until service time. Interment will be in the Ozark Memorial Garden. Memorials are suggested to the Phelps Regional Hospice.
Marcus G. Flatt of Salem, age 91, will be held Thursday at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be today from 5:00 to 7:00. Interment will be in the Mt. Herman Cemetery.
Funeral services for Randy Dean Asher of Cherryville, age 54, will be held Saturday morning at 1100 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 Friday.
Funeral services for Floyd (Kenneth) Hudgens of Rolla, age 87, will be held Saturday at 11:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 to 7:00. Interment will be in the Ozark Memorial Garden. Memorials are suggested to the Vichy Campground Church of God or Newburg Church of God.
Today..Mostly cloudy with a 20% chance for drizzle and rain, high of 59.
Tonight..A 20% chance for rain and freezing rain after midnight, low of 30.
Thursday..Colder with a 90% chance for freezing rain possibly mixed with
rain with a near steady temp of 30.
Thursday night..An 80% chance of sleet and light snow, low of 19.