Gas Theft Leads to Police Investigation

After a gas stealing incident over the weekend of January 5th, a police investigation is underway. A 45-year-old man from Fairdealing, from Missouri pumped $40 of gas into a red firebird at the Mobil gas station in Union and left without paying. Union Police viewed surveillance video to get the suspects license plate. Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputies located the vehicle near Highway 50 and Highway AT, but it displayed a different license plate. The license plate used at the time was located hidden in the vehicle. Union police are investigating other thefts that the driver may have been involved in. his name is being withheld pending the investigation.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 12 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day 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

8 hours 13 min ago

Class 3, 4 and 5 State Championship Track and Field is scheduled today and tomorrow at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Several local athletes have qualified.

Class 4-Allison Hinson of St. Clair won state in the Shot Put this morning with a distance of 47-feet-3.75-inches.