Deputies Investigate Gerald Thefts

The amount of thefts in the Gerald area has gone up dramatically lately, and it caught the attention of the Franklin County Sheriff’s office. In the past month, thefts were reported on Highway H, Old Highway 50 and highway C. Items stolen range from bows, chain saws, firearms, jewelry, tools, lawn mowers, electronics, and a Kubota tractor and 8 foot brush hog. Residents in the area are requested to report any suspicious activity, especially around abandon homes or homes where the residents may be gone for a period of time. Citizens with any information are requested to call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 636-583-2567. Callers can remain anonymous if requested.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 10 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Senior Bethany Coons. Bethany finished the basketball season at Union averaging 11 points and eight assists per game. Coach Dusty Weiskopf says Bethany is good at handling the basketball and teams would find it difficult to press Union when Bethany was in the game because of her lateral movement. When combining her scoring and assist averages, Bethany was contributing about 25 points per game.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 6 hours ago

Whether it was simply a matter of academic discussion or a trial balloon floated and exploded, President Obama's comments on mandatory voting surely has folks talking.

They should.

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SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 8 min ago

The NCAA Tournament regional semifinals begin Thursday with a quartet of games.