Torch Run Coming Through Franklin County

Runners with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and the Union Police Department will be participating in the Torch Run tomorrow. The Eureka Police Department will pass the torch to Franklin County Police around 8:00am this morning. County deputies and Union Police will then run for 16 miles to raise money for the Special Olympics. Franklin County law enforcement has been running in the Torch Run for about 10 years and all the money benefits the Special Olympics. If you would like to donate to the Special Olympics you can drop off money at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department in Union.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 hours 35 sec ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Union Post 297 Senior American Legion Baseball Player Trey Fink. Earlier this season in a game against St. Peters, Trey pitched a complete game with 11 strike outs and no walks in an 8-1 win. He also went the distance in a tough luck 6-1 loss to Washington. He only gave up four hits with 13 strike outs and one walk. Time and again, Trey has proven his ability to go deep into games.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 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

2 hours 56 min ago

The Washington Seniors played two games Sunday and finished 1-1 for the day. Post 218 thrashed Pacific 29-4 with Mitch Barrow posting five hits. In the second game, Washington lost to Warrenton 4-3 at Warrenton High School. Ben Stephens pitched a complete game with nine strike outs and five walks to post the win. The game was tied at two after the first inning.