Torch Run Coming Through Franklin County

Runners with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and the Union Police Department will be participating in the Torch Run tomorrow. The Eureka Police Department will pass the torch to Franklin County Police around 8:00am this morning. County deputies and Union Police will then run for 16 miles to raise money for the Special Olympics. Franklin County law enforcement has been running in the Torch Run for about 10 years and all the money benefits the Special Olympics. If you would like to donate to the Special Olympics you can drop off money at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department in Union.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 11 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 5 days ago

Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 35 min ago

Coming up tonight in senior legion baseball, Washington Post 218 will host Pacific at Ronsick Field. Game time is 6:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.