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

2 days 13 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 9 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

11 hours 17 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.