Right to Farm Recount

The Secretary of State has started a recount of the vote on the Right to Farm Amendment that was narrowly approved by voters earlier this month. The amendment passed with a vote margin of one quarter of one percent of the nearly one million votes cast. State law provides for a state-paid recount if the voting difference is half of a percent or less. With over 58 percent voting in favor of the amendment here in Franklin County, the margin was much less. County Clerk Debbie Door expects it to take about two days to recount almost 21 thousand Franklin County ballots. Her office has filed an ‘exemption of procedures’ with the Secretary of State’s office to avoid separating the ballots down party lines to save some time on the recount. Door says this is only the second time in her twelve years with the clerk’s office there has been a statewide recount. The recounts around the state need to be submitted by September 11th and the Sectary of State expects to certify the results by September 15th.


5 days 3 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Freshman Cross Country Runner Julia McIntyre from New Haven High School. Julia finished sixth in the state meet in Jefferson City with a time of 20:58.40 at the Oak Hills Golf Course in Jefferson City earlier this month. She helped her team to a 12th place finish. Julia was a straight A student at Franklin County R-2 and she continues to get A's in high school.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 3 days ago

Football players strike. A university president resigns. Suddenly, the University of Missouri is in the eye of a media firestorm. Mizzou has now supplanted Ferguson as the hash tag known round the world.



8 hours 1 min ago

Alex Collins ran for 130 yards and three touchdowns as the Missouri Tigers fell to Arkansas, 28-3, Friday afternoon at Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The defense for Mizzou could have hardly started any better, as they allowed positive yardage on just one of Arkansas' first eight plays. In all, five of those eight plays went for negative yardage, including a Ricky Hatley sack to give the defense two three-and-outs to start the game.