Safe Routes to School Grant Approved in New Haven

Grant funding was approved to build a side walk in New Haven. The proposed project would provide a safe route to school for kids walking from highway 100 to the high school and middle school building. According to City Administrator Steve Roth, The need for the sidewalk couldn’t be more apparent with kids either sharing the road with cars and busses or walking in the grass. This is the second time the city applied for the grant which will cover 100 percent of the 74 thousand 800 dollar price tag. The first time the grant was applied for, it included a side walk to the elementary school with a significantly larger asking price but the city decided to address that problem by including it with the Miller Street phase two project. Roth says he would like for construction to take place over the summer so the side walk would be in place by the beginning of next school year.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

3 days 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 2 days ago

CLICK THE ABOVE LINK TO HEAR OFF THE CUFF: ON DEMAND.

Thomas Jefferson, proponent of the Bill of Rights, could never have conceived just how many venues there are today for First-Amendment protected speech.

What he also could not have conceived is how this phenomenon of pervasive media has actually stymied, not enhanced, the free speech expression of presidential candidates.

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SPORTS CORNER

21 hours 54 min ago

The Washington Seniors are in Sedalia for the state tournament. Post 218 will begin play with a match-up against Manchester at 7:00 this evening. Washington is 33-3 on the season under Manager Mike Gardner. Manchester is 18-7. The game will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220. The other game has Hillcrest going up against Fike-Post 499 from Blue Springs at 4:00.