Marine's Body Returns Home

The body of Staff Sergeant Mark Gorzik of Leasburg Missouri has been returned to his family. The 29-year-old Marine’s body arrived at Lambert Airport yesterday, met by nearly one-hundred Patriot Guard Riders, who escorted him to a funeral home in Sullivan. Staff Sergeant Gorzik, a graduate of Bourbon High School, died last Tuesday at Camp Pendleton California. The funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday at Eaton Funeral Home. The viewing is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 15 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Quarterback Blake Hulsey. Last year as a junior, Blake completed 244 passes on 340 attempts for 3,316 yards, 28 touchdowns and just six interceptions. That's a completion percentage of 71.76 percent and rating of 130.242. He also carried the ball 148 times for 664 yards and 18 touchdowns. Blake also averaged more than 40 yards per punt.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

I have been behind the microphone for 10 years now. In the course of time, I have covered many elections and have seen first-hand how bruising and hurtful campaigns can be to people. None have been as difficult to watch, however, as the annexation battle in Washington--which pitted good people who care about their community against good people who care about their community.

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SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 32 min ago

The Union/Festus Soccer game this evening has been postponed and is rescheduled for Monday, October 13th.