Jason Arnott backed Jaroslav Halak's 20 saves with a pair of goals, as the St. Louis Blues downed the Calgary Flames, 3-1, on Monday. David Backes also scored and Patrik Berglund added a pair of assists for the Blues, who moved into a tie with the Red Wings atop the Central Division. They have won three straight to begin a six-game road trip. The Blues will be in Edmonton Wednesday night at 9:00 to face the Oilers, and you’ll be able to hear it on KSMO.
The Kansas City Royals have extended catcher Salvador Perez through at least 2016, with club options that could keep him with the club through 2019. Perez, 21, broke into the major leagues last year after signing with the Royals as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He batted .331 with three home runs and 21 runs batted in over 39 games in 2011. The Royals also agreed to terms with pitcher Vin Mazzaro on a one-year contract. The 25-year-old righty was 1-1 with an 8.26 earned run average in seven games, four of which were starts, with the Royals last season.
Funeral services for Bernice Beulah Ball of Salem, age 86, will be held this morning at 11:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the Oakside Cemetery near Summersville.
Funeral services for Roy 'Louis’ Davis of Steelville, age 88, will be held today at 1:00 at the Britton-Bennett Chapel in Steelville. Interment will be in the Earney Cemetery of Cherryville.
Funeral services for Viola M. Swartz of Salem, age 98, will be held today at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be held from 11:00 until time of service. Interment will be in the Newton Cemetery in Newton, New Jersey on Friday.
Funeral services for Tove L. Hughley of Salem, age 86, will be held Wednesday at 10:00 at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Rolla. Visitation will be tonight from 6:00 to 9:00 with the Rosary recited at 6:00 at the James & Gahr Mortuary in Salem. Interment will be in the Boss Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Riverways Pregnancy Center of Salem or the Phelps County Regional Homecare of Rolla.
Memorial services for Vivian S. Standley of St. James, age 83, will be held Thursday at 6:00 pm at the Christ Community Church in St. James. Arrangements are under the direction of the James & Gahr Mortuary in St. James.
Funeral services for Alva Ray Johnston of Salem, age 76, will be held Saturday at 12:00 (noon) at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be from 10:00 until service time. Interment will be in the New Harmony Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family of Alva Johnston.