Pools Set to Open for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is almost here and that means local pools will be opening. City Administrator Rick Childress says St. Clair’s new spray park opened today. Washington will open their pool tomorrow. The pool is open from 12:30 to 8. The start of swimming season at Unions pool is still up in the air, depending on whether the water warms up in time for its Memorial Day opening. That pool is open from noon to 6. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources reports that most of the state beaches will be also open this weekend.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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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

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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

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The Cardinals welcomed back outfielders Matt Holliday and Jason Heyward to the lineup Monday. Both missed time in Kansas City over the weekend, with Holliday battling a bruised forearm and Heyward a hip injury. They combined to go 3-for-9 with an RBI against the D'backs.