Share the Harvest

Now that the main portion of deer hunting season is coming to a close, hopefully hunters are left wondering what to do with all the extra venison. During the last hunting season, approximately 6,200 deer were processed through the share the harvest program, resulting in more than 370,000 pounds of venison for needy families. Franklin County’s Share the Harvest locations include Ed’s Meat Market in Washington, William’s Brothers Meat Processing in Washington, Beaufort Meat Processing in Leslie, and Zerna’s Meat Company in Labadie. Missouri hunters have donated well over 2 million pounds of venison through the Share the Harvest Program since it began in 1992.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 2 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Running Back/Defensive Back Jonathan Braun with the St. Francis Borgia Knight Football Team. Braun ran the ball 21 times for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Friday night's 31-19 win over the Union Wildcats, averaging 9.3 yards per carry. He also plays defensive back where he made one tackle.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 weeks 3 days ago

August 9, 2014, will forever be marked in the history books as the date Michael Brown was shot by a Ferguson police officer.

It is the aftermath of that event, however, which history will forever remember. The protesters, the looters, the agitators, the Hands Up Don't Shoot movement, the dramatic announcement of the grand jury, the buildings up in flames. In the process, the community and image of Ferguson was destroyed.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

1 hour 2 sec ago

J.A. Happ tossed seven scoreless innings as the Pirates dropped the Cardinals, 9-3 at Busch Stadium. Happ struck out eight to earn his fourth win with Pittsburgh. Starling Marte finished with three hits and three RBI as the Bucs snapped a four-game skid. Carlos Martinez gave up seven hits and four runs to take the loss for St. Louis. Cody Stanley notched a pinch-hit two-run single in defeat.