Missing 2yo Found Safe

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department has called off an endangered person advisory for a missing 2-year-old girl. According to the sheriff’s department, Ellanna Jade Spear has been located at a residence in Lake Takawitha in Jefferson County. The child was dropped off at her grandparents' home in Gray Summit on Friday for a visit and was to be returned by Sunday afternoon, but earlier in the day, the grandparents contacted Ellanah’s mother in Kentucky stating that they were not going to return the child. Ellanah’s grandparents were identified as Scott and Colleen Jones of Villa Ridge. The Sheriff’s department says The child was unharmed and will be returned. The non-custodial grandparents were taken in to custody for investigation of interference with custody.


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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Cross Country Runner Mikayla Reed from Washington High School. Mikayla has already accumulated a lost list of accomplishments in the first couple of years of her high school career. As a Freshman, she was fifth in the 3200 Meter Run at the state track and field championships and had the third fastest time ever by a Freshman. Highlights this year in cross country include first place at the St.

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District Tournaments...
Class 3 District 9 at Union
Sullivan 16 St. James 4
Salem 12 St. Clair 0
Semifinals Thursday
Union vs. Sullivan at 2:15
Owensville vs. Salem at 4:30

Class 4 District 4 at Northwest
Lafayette 4 Rolla 1
Semifinals Thursday
Lafayette vs. Eureka at 4:15
Washington at Northwest at 4:15