The theme for the 2012 Chili Cook Off is the Olympics. Over twenty teams will compete in the cook off which is scheduled for Friday September 21, 2012. For $7,... more
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office held sobriety checkpoints over the weekend of September 14th-16th. The locations of the... more
Two Missouri State Highway Patrol Troopers, with a Drug Enforcement Task Force, shot a 45 year old man at a Gas Station, located a quarter mile south of highway k on highway 30 in St. Clair.
The state auditor released an audit of the Missouri Governor’s office on September 5. In the area’s... more
The Springfield road construction project is on schedule in the city of St. Clair. City... more
Fall Turkey Season is coming up soon and the Missouri Department of Conservation has some rules and regulations it would like to remind hunters. Bow hunting season begins on... more
U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin has picked up support from former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich. Gingrich... more
Matthew J. Florence, a white male, age 24, from Washington, has been charged with pharmacy robbery 1st degree, theft, and... more
The Better Business Bureau is warning people to be wary of scam artists pretending to be charities... more
The Washington police have arrested a suspect in the McDonalds Streaking incident earlier this week. A 32 year old man from the 400 block of Walnut in Washington confessed to streaking... more
Senate bill 470 went into effect this week. Veterans may now obtain veteran... more
The Missouri delegation delivered its vote on August 28, 2012 in the 2012... more
The decriminalization of marijuana in Missouri will not be put in front of voters in November, but advocacy groups aren’t giving up yet. The group Show Me Cannabis failed to get enough signatures to... more
While many local area schools have a plan in place if temperatures get too hot, Washington superintendent Dr. Van Leer says that the... more
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.