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 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Baseball Player Drew Reed with the Union Wildcats. Drew is off to a terrific start to the season. In ten official at bats, Drew has an average of .700, seven hits, five singles and two doubles, and leads the team with six runs batted in. Number one position is catcher, but coach Ryan Bailey will also use him as a pitcher.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 18 hours ago

On March 24, 2015, Lufthansa Airlines pilot Andreas Lubitz steered a planeful of passengers into the French Alps, killing 150 people in a grisly act of murder/suicide.

The logical first question the world is asking is why? We ask this not only to make some sort of rational sense out of the irrational act, but also so that we can try to prevent something like it from happening again.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 37 min ago

Baseball...
Union 9 Cuba 1. Blake Pickard had four of Union's nine hits with two runs scored. Chris Griffin was the winning pitcher. Union improves to 3-2 and Cuba drops to 2-6.
Sullivan 8 Marquette 1
Warrenton 12 St. Charles West 2 (5inn.)
De Soto 7 St. Clair 1
Seckman 12 Borgia 6
St. James 5 Newburg 3

Golf...
Borgia hosts St. Mary's at the Franklin County Country Club