Local Business Participates in Show-Me-Heroes Program

A local business in Washington that has hired military veterans under the Show-Me-Heroes program received the Flag of Freedom award from Governor Jay Nixon on September 17, 2012. The governor presented the designation to Clemco Industries at a ceremony that was held at the business. The Show-Me-Heroes program, which was established by Governor Nixon in January 2010, is designed to connect military veterans with job opportunities when they return home from service. The program is administered by the Missouri Division of Workforce Development, showcases businesses that are willing and eager to hire veterans. About 15 veterans work at the Clemco Facility, including company president, Arnie Sallaberry. One of the veterans at Clemco, Nathan Derstine, is currently deployed in Afghanistan as a member of the Missouri National Guard. Employers who wish to participate in Show-Me-Heroes can visit the state’s website, MO.GOV, to register.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 6 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 4 hours 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

11 hours 4 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.