Fall Planting Season

It’s fall planting season and many Missourians are looking at burnt brown trees, but the conservation department say don’t give up hope on them yet. Deputy Director of the Department of Conservation, Tom Draper, says this year’s drought has killed many trees, but some may come back. He recommends continuing to water them and suggests postponing plans to replant until next spring. Draper also says that if you do need to replace trees in your yard, there are some hardy native trees that do well with temperature extremes such as: Bald Cypress, Redbuds, Oak Trees, and a few varieties of Pine. Conservation arborists can help in that decision making process and will tell you what will do best in certain types of light, climate, and landscape.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 hours 35 sec ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 hours 26 min ago

The Washington Seniors played two games Sunday and finished 1-1 for the day. Post 218 thrashed Pacific 29-4 with Mitch Barrow posting five hits. In the second game, Washington lost to Warrenton 4-3 at Warrenton High School. Ben Stephens pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and five walks to post the win. The game was tied at two after the first inning.