Washington House Fire

A house fire was reported just outside Washington over night. Washington and Union fire crews arrived at the home located on Diener road, off of Pottery road, at 2:35 a.m. after the home owner called 9-11. According to Washington Fire Chief Bill Halmich the fire took about 20 minutes to put out but fire crews stayed on the scene for about 3 hours. An investigation revealed the fire started at the rear of the home in a room containing a computer, gaming console and furniture. At this point officials believe it was an electrical fire. The home owner called 9-11 after returning from work and seeing the structure engulfed in smoke. No one was inside the home at the time and no injuries were reported.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 20 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

6 days 16 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

20 hours 32 min ago

The Cardinals and Diamondbacks play the finale of their three-game series tonight at Busch Stadium. Lance Lynn starts for St. Louis. He's 3-and-4 with a 3.46 ERA this season. Josh Collmenter gets the ball for Arizona. He's 3-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m.