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.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 21 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 16 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

18 hours 48 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.