Three Local Teens Killed in Accident

Three local teenagers were killed in a one vehicle accident south of Union Thursday morning. The State Highway Patrol says it happened at 2:00am on Porterford Road at Cardinal Lane. The Patrol says 19 year old James Curran of Union was southbound when he ran off the road and struck a culvert and a tree. Curran and a passenger, 19 year old Derek King of Beaufort were pronounced dead at the scene. Another passenger, 18 year old Cole Weddle of Union died at Mercy in Creve Couer just before 7:00am. Two other passengers, 19 year old Isaac Clark and 19 year old Lucas Schulze of Union, both suffered serious injuries.


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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Cross Country Runner Mikayla Reed from Washington High School. Mikayla has already accumulated a lost list of accomplishments in the first couple of years of her high school career. As a Freshman, she was fifth in the 3200 Meter Run at the state track and field championships and had the third fastest time ever by a Freshman. Highlights this year in cross country include first place at the St.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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No matter how many years pass, few of us old enough to understand the scope of what happened on September 11, 2001 will ever forget those video images of planes flying through skyscrapers, which then crumbled into dust. Perhaps out of psychological necessity, we have distanced ourselves from the visceral emotions of that day.



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District Tournaments...
Class 3 District 9 at Union
Sullivan 16 St. James 4
Salem 12 St. Clair 0
Semifinals Thursday
Union vs. Sullivan at 2:15
Owensville vs. Salem at 4:30

Class 4 District 4 at Northwest
Lafayette 4 Rolla 1
Semifinals Thursday
Lafayette vs. Eureka at 4:15
Washington at Northwest at 4:15