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

1 week 6 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 4 hours 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

1 day 17 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas