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

3 days 1 hour ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 2 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

1 day 31 min ago

Girls Basketball...
Inaugural Washington Girls Tournament...
Consolation Semifinals...
Pacific 62 Union 59 in overtime
Lutheran South 54 Liberty 40
Championship Semifinals...
Warrenton 51 Holt 44
Washington 54 St. Clair 31. Nichole Brinker led Washington with four three's and 19 points. Kyra Hardesty followed with 14. Katelyn Guehne scored nine to lead St. Clair