Police Search for St. Clair Suspect

A home invasion could have easily turned into a murder on Tuesday and police are still looking for a suspect. Early Tuesday morning Franklin County Deputies responded to a home invasion in the 4000 block of Virginia Mines Road outside St. Clair. The victim told police 39 year old Michael Murphy entered through the rear door and came into her bedroom. She stated that he held a handgun to her head and demanded money, he even pulled the trigger several times but the gun did not fire. Charges for robbery first have been issued against Michael Murphy from St. Clair. Deputies have been searching for Murphy in the St. Clair area and anyone with information about his location is requested to contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 636-583-2560.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Swimmer Michael Matthews from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Michael medalled in two events at the state swim meet at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. He took 7th in the 50-Yard Freestyle and 4th in the 100-Yard Butterfly. Michael also medalled in four events in the AAA Conference meet, helping Borgia secure the conference title.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

Every election year, I hear the same complaints about the political party system, rigged elections and flawed candidates. As it happens, many of these come from folks who are rationalizing their decision not to vote.

I have a word for those who opt not to vote and then complain bitterly about the folks who end up running our country.

Malcontents.

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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 5 min ago

Thanks to a balanced scoring attack and a second half surge, the Mizzou Men's Basketball team improved to 2-1 on the season with a 78-64 win over Oral Roberts Wednesday evening at Mizzou Arena. Freshman Montaque Gill-Caesar led the offensive output for Missouri with 19 points, with 10 total Tigers reaching the score sheet on the night. The Tigers fell behind early as a result of a sharp shooting performance from Oral Roberts to open the game.