Man Drops Cocaine in Franklin County School

A St. Louis man is in big trouble with Franklin County authorities after a bag of cocaine fell out his pocket while he was at his child’s school. The incident happened on Monday at Nike School in Catawissa. It was reported that someone witnessed a small baggie fall from a parent’s pocket. The bag was recovered by school officials and turned over to deputies. The following morning, police observed the parent dropping off his child at the school. They conducted a traffic stop and took the man in to custody for driving while revoked. While searching the suspect deputies located a large sum of money and two plastic baggies containing a substance believed to be cocaine. The 36 year old St. Louis man was transported to the Franklin County Jail for investigation of narcotics violations by possessing narcotics within a school zone.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 7 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

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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.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.