Marine's Body Returns Home

The body of Staff Sergeant Mark Gorzik of Leasburg Missouri has been returned to his family. The 29-year-old Marine’s body arrived at Lambert Airport yesterday, met by nearly one-hundred Patriot Guard Riders, who escorted him to a funeral home in Sullivan. Staff Sergeant Gorzik, a graduate of Bourbon High School, died last Tuesday at Camp Pendleton California. The funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday at Eaton Funeral Home. The viewing is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Kyle Ruediger from New Haven High School. At the plate, Kyle has a team leading .486 average with 14 rbi, two triples and six doubles. He has struck out just five times while drawing 11 walks. Kyle has seven stolen bases on the year. He plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

10 hours 31 min ago

Technology and the ease of social media and communications has transformed all of our lives. Like every other dichotomy of life, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. Regardless, we live in a far more impulsive, instantaneous, information overload society than we ever could have envisioned decades ago--even a few years ago.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

12 hours 31 min ago

Baseball...
Borgia hosts St. Dominic in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. First pitch is 4:30. Tape delayed broadcast 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elsewhere...
Washington hosts Fort Zumwalt South at Ronsick Field
Herculaneum at St. Clair

Golf...
Washington will host the Class 4 District 3 Tournament at Wolf Hollow...