Franklin County Sherriff's Office Holds Checkpoints

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office held sobriety checkpoints over the weekend of September 14th-16th. The locations of the checkpoints were at the intersection of Highway 100 and Coleman and the intersection of Highway 100 and Highway MM. The deputies arrested three people for DWI’S, two minors in possession of alcohol, three suspended licenses, and two fugitives were arrested. There was one drug arrest and 65 warrants were issued. Funding for the checkpoints comes from the Missouri Department of Transportation.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 19 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 3 min ago

After an off-day, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight against Pittsburgh. Carlos Martinez puts his 13-and-6 mark up against 7-and-7 J.A. Happ in the opener of the three-game series, with first pitch at 7:15 p.m. The Cards will host the Cubs for three games starting Monday.