Robertsville Man Crashes In Fricks Parking Lot

A Robertsville man is accused of leaving the scene of an accident, then hitting a stop sign and driving into the Fricks Parking lot before being arrested inside the store. Police responded to the accident at Washington Ave and Main St. The 57 year old Robertsville man, identified as Richard Kiefer, hit the rear of a pickup truck driven by a St. Clair man. After the accident, Kiefer took off south on Washington but collided with the stop sign at the intersection with Locust Street. He then continued forward into the parking lot of Frick’s Market where he left his vehicle and entered the store. He was arrested a short time later for Driving While Intoxicated. The suspect was found to be impaired on a combination of alcohol and drugs.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 5 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 days 1 hour ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

9 hours 5 min ago

Marcus Murphy ran for two touchdowns to help his team get the lead, and Maty Mauk threw a pair of second-half touchdown passes to seal the win as No. 19/20 Missouri won its fifth straight game, a 29-21 victory over Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. The win was the school-record 10th consective on the road for the Tigers (9-2, 6-1 SEC), which broke the mark first establish from 1978-80.