Car Crashes Into Union Home on Easter

Police say alcohol played a role in an accident where an S-U-V crashed into a house in Union. Union Police responded to the 400 block of west state street after it was reported that a vehicle driven by 17 year old Zachary Rhoads of Union crashed into a house early Sunday morning. Rhoads damaged an electric junction box, a fence and the back porch of the residence. Rhoads fled the scene but the homeowner supplied police with the license plate number and he was arrested about 15 minutes later. No one was hurt in the accident but Rhoads is facing child endangerment among many other charges. He was booked and released to a sober responsible party pending application of charges.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Senior Running Back Jared Rennick. He carried the ball 19 times for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 34-12 win over St. Clair. Jared also wrestles and he is a good student with a 3.0 GPA. His favorite football team other than the Blue Jays is the Missouri Tigers.
Favorite Subject: History

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 5 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 18 hours ago

Kelby Tomlinson connected with the walk-off RBI-single to lift the Giants over the Cardinals, 5-4, at AT&T Park. Marlon Byrd gave San Francisco an early lead with his eighth career grand slam in the third inning. Javier Lopez picked up the win in relief as the Giants won their third straight game. Stephen Piscotty had a two-run double for St. Louis and Yadier Molina chipped in an RBI-single in defeat.