John E. Huggins is Now in Custody

John E. Huggins is now in custody after robbing a gas station in Washington on September 13, 2012. It was reported that an armed robbery occurred at the FastTrip convenience store at the intersection of Highway 47 and East 5th street in Washington. The clerk reported that 24 year old Huggins displayed a handgun in his waistband several times. Huggins threatened the clerk if he called the police. Huggins spent a total of twenty minutes in the store and took cigarettes and alcohol. Huggins was spotted by police leaving the gas station on foot. He then ran behind the hospital to 3rd street where he fell over a concrete retaining wall and suffered scrapes and bruises. Huggins was able to continue running a short distance. He surrendered after getting behind the American Legion Building. A small revolver was found to be stolen from a friend in Washington. Huggins is facing several felonies including armed robbery and stealing a firearm. He is being held on a $50,000 cash only bond.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 2 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

1 day 22 min 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.

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SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 3 min ago

The Cardinals and Royals renew their I-70 rivalry tonight in Kansas City. It's a battle of first-place teams, with Lance Lynn slated to oppose the Royals' Chris Young in the opener of the three-game set. The teams will rematch with three more games at Busch Stadium in mid-June.