Pools Set to Open for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is almost here and that means local pools will be opening. City Administrator Rick Childress says St. Clair’s new spray park opened today. Washington will open their pool tomorrow. The pool is open from 12:30 to 8. The start of swimming season at Unions pool is still up in the air, depending on whether the water warms up in time for its Memorial Day opening. That pool is open from noon to 6. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources reports that most of the state beaches will be also open this weekend.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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