East Central College Will Host a Voter Forum

Local residents will have a chance to get to know the candidates before the November general election. East Central College will host a voter forum on Thursday October 25, 2012 at 6:30PM in the training center on the ECC campus in Union Missouri. Officials say the goal is to help the community make informed decisions before they head to the polls on Election Day. All capitates for state and local offices have been invited to participate. The public is encouraged to attend.
The candidates who have confirmed their attendance are: Missouri Governor representatives for both Jay Nixon and David Spence, Lt. Governor representative for Cynthia Davis, U.S. House of Representatives - 3rd District Eric Mayer, Missouri Attorney General representative for Ed Martin, State Representatives- 108th district Paul Curtman and Ann Schroeder, State Representatives- 61st district Michael Sage and Dave Schatz, Franklin County Commissioners- 2nd Teresa Connelly and Michael Schatz, Franklin County Public Administrators Julie Bowen and Mary Jo Straatmann, and Franklin County Assessors Tom Copeland and Angela Beckett.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 6 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 4 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

9 hours 36 min ago

The Washington Seniors came back to life with a 14-2 route of Manchester Post 208 in the loser's bracket of the state tournament in Sedalia Friday afternoon. Matt Miller pitched a complete game for the win, as Washington improved to 35-4. The victory puts Post 218 in the championship game against Fike-Blue Springs today. Washington will need to beat Fike twice to win state.