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

2 days 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Allison Hinson with the St. Clair Track and Field Team. Allison won state in the Class 4 Shot Put with a distance of 47-feet-three and three quarter inches in the state track championships at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday. Allison will continue her throwing career at Illinois State University. She has also been an honor role student throughout her high school career.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 6 days ago

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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

6 hours 49 sec ago

Seniors
Washington at Union for a 9th District match-up. Game time is 5:00. We'll join the game in progress at 5:45 on KLPW-AM 1220.

Junior
Washington will host Warrenton in a doubleheader. Due to a conflict with the Washington Little League, game one will be at Borgia Regional High School at 6:00 with game two at Ronsick Field at 8:30.