PSC Hearings Scheduled for Coal Ash Landfill in Labadie

The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold hearings, beginning Monday, on a coal ash landfill in Labadie. Ameren Missouri seeks to expand its coal ash landfill site by April of 2016 but must first get approval by the Public Service Commission. Groups expected to attend the hearings include the Labadie Environmental Organization and the Sierra Club which both oppose the landfill. Representatives from Ameren will also attend, arguing its landfill would be safe for the surrounding environment.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

30 min 6 sec ago

Ben Stephens pitched into the ninth inning leading Warrenton to a 5-0 win over Washington at Ronsick Field. Stephens struck out 10 and walked three before leaving the game. Washington loaded the bases in the ninth, but the game was called when heavy rain and lightning moved in. Warrenton scored single runs in the first, sixth, and seventh and added two insurance runs in the ninth.