Major Flooding

The National Weather Service and Local Officials are monitoring the flooding potential in the area. The Missouri River is rising quickly and is scheduled to crest at 30.3 ft on Sunday, June 2nd. This would make Missouri Highway 47 impassable near the Augusta Bottom Road, in Warren County. It would also cause flooding at Lake Creek Bridge near Missouri Highway 94 in Dutzow. Travel will be impacted for many local citizens so plan accordingly.Never try to cross water covered bridges or low water crossings. Never try to cross a flowing stream, even a small one. If there are any further questions regarding the subject, please contact the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency at 636-583-1679 or in the event of an emergency, contact 911.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 9 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 5 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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 day 13 hours ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today.