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 Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Union Tournament...
Four Games
We'll join the 7th place in progress at 3:00-St. Clair vs. Northwest
Consolation-Union vs. Hillsboro-4:00
3rd Place-Washington vs. Lutheran South-5:30
Championship-Borgia vs. Rock Bridge-7:00
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