Bourbon Man Charged with First Degree Robbery

A Bourbon man is being charged with first degree robbery following an incident on the evening of September 28, 2012. Deputies with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and Sullivan Police Department were called to the Flying ‘J’ Truck Stop at 8:00pm. Upon arrival; two men, the suspect, who was holding a knife, and whiteness to the robbery were fighting in a traffic lane of interstate 44. A Deputy was forced to raise his service weapon when the suspect failed to comply with orders to drop the knife. After a tense few seconds, the suspect dropped the weapon and was arrested. 24-year-old James R. Andrews is being held in the Franklin County Jail on a charge of first degree robbery. A cash only bond of $100,000 has been set for the case.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas