Senior Trail Ride moved to Lions Lake

The Senior Trail Ride scheduled for Wednesday has been moved to Lions Lake and the Swine Pavilion at the Washington Fairgrounds, due to flood conditions on the river. Tram rides will be at 9, 10, 11, noon, 1 and 2:00. Bingo games will be under the main pavilion starting at 9:00. Lunch will be served from 10:30 to 1:30. Tram ride seats are still available. There is no charge for the event or food. You can make reservations by calling the Washington Parks Department at 636-390-1080.

Event co-chair Barb Hellmann said that logistics are in place to be able to shuttle seniors from the parking area directly to the pavillion. Valet parking also will be available. Those living within the city limits of Washington who need a ride can call the Parks Department, and a free ride will be provided by Modern Auto Company of Washington.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

20 hours 33 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 6-0 with 32 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 36 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .500 with 14 rbi's and 11 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 3 days ago

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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

18 hours 59 min ago

Seniors
Washington Post 218 improved to 16-1 overall and 11-1 in the 9th district with a doubleheader sweep of O'Fallon Sunday at Ronsick Field. In game one, Washington jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first inning on route to an 11-4 win. Matt Miller made it stand with a complete game three hitter with 13 strike outs and three walks. Justin Baylard doubled twice and Ross Seitter had a pair of singles.
Game two final 7-1.