Franklin County Storm Damage

The same storm system that produced the devastating tornado in Moore Oklahoma hit Missouri Last night. Ameren Missouri reports that overnight about 10 thousand Missourians lost power. According to authorities the worst storm damage was in Southwest Missouri. Franklin County had a few reports of power lines going down in the Labadie area but crews have cleared the damage. Currently less than 500 Franklin county residents have no power. The only confirmed tornado to cause damage in Missouri overnight hit Hannibal where some roofs have been torn off and homes have been damaged. Flash flooding has been reported in scattered areas with some observers reporting as much as two inches of rain in a short time.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Sophomore Guard Kyra Hardesty. Kyra scored 59 points in a game against Pacific leading the Lady Jays to an 85-80 overtime win over the Lady Indians. She shot 61% from the floor, hit 20-of-33 field goal attempts, seven of 11 beyond the arc and 12-of-15 free throws. For the season, Kyra is averaging 21.4 points, three rebounds, 3.72 assists and 2.24 steals per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 1 day ago

The balance of power in Congress may have changed hands, but the game of "budget chicken" is on again--albeit on a smaller scale.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 33 min ago

The Class 3 Sectional at Missouri S&T in Rolla between the St. James Lady Tigers and Licking is postponed and rescheduled for Thursday night.