Police End Three Week Chase

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department, the Highway Patrol and the Narcotics Unit were all called to bring in two suspects that have been on the run for the past 3 weeks. 29 year old Robert Cannon and 20 year old Bridget LaChance were both wanted on felony warrants until they were taken into custody last night. The Sheriff’s Department and Highway Patrol became involved when Cannon made threats to the Bail Bondsman who was pursuing the two suspects. Cannon and LaChance had eluded the bondsman a few times before threatening to shoot him in the face. The suspects were tracked to Beaufort, and upon seeing police, took off in a vehicle but got stuck in a wooded area shortly after. Cannon Fled on Foot but was taken into custody. Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found in the vehicle. both suspects were transported to the Franklin County Jail.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 9 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

2 weeks 4 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

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

12 hours 36 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today. Washington will need to beat Fike twice to win state.