Local Business Participates in Show-Me-Heroes Program

A local business in Washington that has hired military veterans under the Show-Me-Heroes program received the Flag of Freedom award from Governor Jay Nixon on September 17, 2012. The governor presented the designation to Clemco Industries at a ceremony that was held at the business. The Show-Me-Heroes program, which was established by Governor Nixon in January 2010, is designed to connect military veterans with job opportunities when they return home from service. The program is administered by the Missouri Division of Workforce Development, showcases businesses that are willing and eager to hire veterans. About 15 veterans work at the Clemco Facility, including company president, Arnie Sallaberry. One of the veterans at Clemco, Nathan Derstine, is currently deployed in Afghanistan as a member of the Missouri National Guard. Employers who wish to participate in Show-Me-Heroes can visit the state’s website, MO.GOV, to register.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Junior Legion Baseball Team. Gus played shortstop and occasionally pitched during the season. His numbers are impressive. Batting average .409, on-base percentage .504 with a slugging percentage of .582. Gus lead the team not only with his average but also in RBI with 26, triples with five and stolen bases with 28.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 month 1 week ago

There are few things more inspiring in life than watching an octogenarain with two hip replacements swimming a 200 yard race, or guys in their late 70's playing some pretty vigorous 3 on 3 basketball. A generation of baby boomers is learning that, while they can't reverse age, they certainly can embrace life!

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SPORTS CORNER

3 hours 30 min ago

Yangervis Solarte and the San Diego Padres try to secure a series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night in the middle contest of a three-game series at Petco Park. Acquired from the New York Yankees in the deal that sent third baseman Chase Headley to the Bronx, Solarte is hitting .286 with six RBI in seven games with the Padres.