Live For The Drive

LIVE FOR THE DRIVE is a fast-paced news, sports, talk and information show featuring Dick Rice and Colin Schowe. With local news, sports and weather on the half hour, plus listener favorites like Athlete of the Week, the Dave Ramsey Money Makeover Minute, entertainment news, Off the Cuff, funeral annoucements and more, it's a show you won' t want to miss.

KLPW is pleased to add a new feature to Live for the Drive--local and national sports talk with listener call-ins. This segment airs Monday through Thursday at 5:45. On Friday, it's "Captain Don" Grahl of the J & W Cycles Outdoors show talks hunting, fishing and the great outdoors at 5:45.

Dick Rice is a military veteran and graduate of Washington High School who got his start at KLPW in the 1960's. From there, he went on to run the Washington Chamber of Commerce and continued his career ascent. Dick brings a wide variety of knowledge and experience on a host of topics and also serves as KLPW's afternoon news director.

Colin Schowe is a 2007 graduate of Washington High School and 2011 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. Colin also serves as a sports color commentator and sportscaster for KLPW. He brings a lot of expertise and knowledge on both local and national sports.

Tune in to Live for the Drive, weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Monday 4-6pm
  • Tuesday 4-6pm
  • Wednesday 4-6pm
  • Thursday 4-6pm
  • Friday 4-6pm

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

17 hours 36 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.