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... more
An 11 year old boy was taken to the hospital after being struck by a car while riding his bike. It happened at 5:25 on the evening of 10/23/2012 at the intersection of Virginia and McKinley in Union... more
Did you know that 3 times more accidents involving deer happen in November than in any other month? The number of deer-related collisions in... more
The city of Washington is preparing for an enhancement project on highway 100 east... more
The Franklin County Backstoppers are putting the second annual Hats Off to Backstoppers weekend... more
Just in time for the holidays, Amtark will begin partial high-speed rail services between St. Louis and Chicago. Trains will start... more
Mercy is making flu vaccinations easy to get during flu season. Influenza vaccinations are available at Mercy... more
A Union woman was seriously injured last night after being struck by a vehicle. Nancy Moore was crossing highway 47 at... more
The 11 year old Washington girl that went missing early Thursday morning is back at home and in good condition. Search teams from Washington, Eureka, Boles and Franklin County deputies... more
The Union Main Street reconstruction project is behind schedule. Originally, the $2.2million work started on the west end, near Springfield Ave. and will run all... more
The power plant supplying energy to the... more
Phase one and two of the Miller Street Reconstruction... more
Washington High School teacher, Becky Herbst, says that of the four mock elections she has participated in since 2000, the students at Washington High... more
Several local law enforcement agencies were involved in a high-speed pursuit through Franklin County.
The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Lauren Gerlemann from New Haven High School.
Our nation's founders were well versed in the lessons of the history that preceded them. They knew of power's natural tendency to escalate into greater power.
So they included the Bill of Rights, based on the notion of individual self-determination.
Never talk about Sex, Religion or Politics.
Honey draws more flies than vinegar.
These adages seem to have gone by the wayside in today's world of the social-network connected.
Intolerance and groupthink are not the domain of a single party, candidate or ideology.