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

18 hours 18 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron has made 96 saves through 19-games this season.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 14 hours ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

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SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 34 min ago

As the Falcons finish up the regular season the team is looking to make their mark in the record books by erasing a tough start to climb above the .500 mark for the first time all year. The Falcons knocked off Missouri Baptist JV 2-1 to elevate their season record to 8-7-1. A tale of two seasons has East Central College winning seven of their last eight matches. Jake Erwin and AJ Bannister were able to score for the Falcons in the victory.