Sheriff's Department Warning of Scams

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is warning people about mail and phone scams in the area. This week the sheriff’s office has received several calls from citizens who are receiving phone calls from someone asking to verify Medicare or Medicaid information. The caller states they need the information so they may issue a new card. The sheriff’s office says to never give personal information over the phone if you receive the call. If you receive a call from someone stating that they are a credit card agency, government agency, etc, obtain the name of a contact person, hang up and call the number shown on your credit card, or look up the number listed for the agency in the phone book.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 10 hours ago

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

1 week 6 hours ago

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

7 hours 46 min ago

The Cardinals are off today before the Dodgers come to town for the start of a three-game series tomorrow night. John Lackey will start the opener for St. Louis. He's 2-and-3 with a 3.18 ERA. Los Angeles sends Mike Bolsinger to the mound. He's 3-and-0 with a 0.71 ERA.