Corey Crawford stopped 23 shots to post his second shutout of the season, and four different players lit the lamp as the Chicago Blackhawks shut down the St. Louis Blues by a 4-0 count at United Center. Ryan Miller allowed four scores on 27 shots for the Blues, who lost for just the second time in the last 10. The Blues will be in Philadelphia to face the Flyers Saturday at noon.
Matt Adams went 2-for-3 with a solo home run to help lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-1 win over the Minnesota Twins in Grapefruit League action. The Cardinals will play the Miami Marlins at 12:05 today.
Wednesday's Cactus League game between the Reds and Royals was canceled in the sixth inning after Cincinnati closer Aroldis Chapman was hit in the face by a line drive. Chapman was taken to Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center in Sun City, where tests indicated fractures above his left eye and nose. The game at Surprise Stadium was canceled after the incident, with the Royals winning by a 6-3 score. The Royals will play the L.A. Angels at 3:05 this afternoon.
Graveside services for John “Jack” Lally of St. Louis, formerly of Steelville, age 96, will be held today at 1:00 at the Steelville Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until service time at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville.
Funeral services for Orin Biggs of Steelville, age 84, will be held Friday at 11:00 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Homes in Steelville. Visitation will be today from 4:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Stone Hill Cemetery in Salem. Memorials may be made given to the Victory Baptist Church in Cherryville.
Funeral services for Dale T. Howard of Salem, age 87, will be held Friday at 1:00 at the Wilson Mortuary in Salem. Visitation will be today from 6:00 to 8:00. Interment will be in the Carty Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Memorials may be made to the Carty Cemetery or Hobson Community Church.
Funeral services for Verble Johnson of Salem, age 81 will be held at 1:00 Friday at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be tonight from 5:00 to 7:00 with a Masonic service at 7:00. Interment will be in the North Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Salem Masonic Lodge #225 AFAM and Second Baptist Church.
Funeral services for Jessie Lee Crocker of Viburnum, age 80, will be held at 2:00 Saturday at the Cherryville First Baptist Church. Visitation will be from 11:00 until time of service. Interment will be in the Sam Crocker Cemetery in Goodland. Memorials may be made to the Sam Crocker Cemetery. All arrangements are under the direction of the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville.
Funeral services for Edgar Ernest Gray of Salem, age 72, will be held Saturday at 2:00 at the Dent County Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 to 7:00. Interment will be in the Green Forest Cemetery in Salem. Memorials are suggested to the Green Forest Cemetery.
Memorial services for Roger Clay Strickland of Rolla, age 88, will be held Sunday at 1:00 at the James and Gahr Mortuary in Rolla. Memorials are suggested to the St. James Veterans Home.
Today..Mostly sunny, high of 67.
Tonight..Mostly clear, low of 42.
Friday..Mostly sunny, high of 71.
Friday night..Mostly cloudy, low of 37.
Saturday..Sunny, high of 53.
Saturday night..Cloudy with a 30% chance of rain, low of 28.