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

3 days 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Owensville Sophomore Cross Country Runner Carter Bracato. Carter finished 13th in Class 3 with the best time of any local runner at state. He attacked the Oak Hill Golf Club Course in Jefferson City finishing with a time of 16:50.67, leading Owensville to a 6th place finish in the team standings. Carter medalled in several events this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 4 hours ago

"No Justice, No Peace"

Certainly, there was no peace on the streets of Ferguson on the night the grand jury announced it would not indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown.

The images of a city burning were disturbing, saddening and sickening. Every business torched leaves in its wake families who have lost their source of income, and a community that will find it that much harder to rebuild.

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SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 34 min ago

62nd Annual Borgia Thanksgiving Tournament...
Carnahan 71 Normandy 46

Cullen VanLeer scored 32 points in the first game of his final season at Pacific High School in a 64-22 win over Rockwood Summit. Cameron VanLeer and Noah Boyer added 13 apiece. Summit was led by Alex Banta with six points.