Drunk Robertsville Man Shoots Himself in Leg

A Robertsville man is recovering from a self inflicted injury after he shot himself in the leg while drunk. Wednesday night Franklin County Deputies responded to the 600 block of Spring Drive in Robertsville. They found 48 year old Perry Melton with a gunshot wound to his leg. Melton stated that he had been drinking and could not remember how the accident happened but did recall taking the handgun out of his pocket and placing it on a table at one point. The gun was found in his back pocket. Melton was transported to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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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.

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SPORTS CORNER

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The Royals could have played with just two players and been fine in a 5-0 shutout of the Cardinals from Kauffman Stadium. Chris Young fired six innings of six-hit ball to improve to 4-and-0. Young walked two and struck out two as the Royals picked up their fourth straight win. Kendrys Morales took care of the offense with a five RBI night. Morales belted a three-run and a two-run home run in the first and third innings.