Villa Ridge Mother Posts Bail Just in Time to Deliver Baby

A Villa Ridge woman almost had her baby shower in the Franklin County Jail. A Franklin County Narcotics Deputy was searching for a suspect at the Sunset Motel in Villa Ridge when he noticed something suspicious in another hotel room. The door of the room was open, and inside the officer saw two women smoking synthetic marijuana, also known as K2. One of the women, 24 year old Michelle Roberts, was arrested on active warrants. The other 23 year old female was identified as the mother of 4 children who were also in the hotel room. According to police, The very pregnant woman’s fifth child is due today. The two women were taken to Franklin County Jail and posted bail last night. Child services were contacted. Her name is being with held pending charges.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 1 hour 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

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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

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Kolten Wong's grand slam powered the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Reds in St. Louis. Lance Lynn fired seven innings of one-run ball to improve to 8-and-5. Trevor Rosenthal worked a perfect ninth to nail down his 31st save. St. Louis has won eight of 10.