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

3 days 4 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 31 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.