Soil Moisture is Back to Normal

Recent rains have created some improvements in drought conditions across the state, but the long term prognosis for breaking out of the historic dry spell is less than promising. The National Weather Service said in its latest drought briefing on September 23, 2012 that remnants of Hurricane Isaac and other storm systems that have moved across the area returned soil moisture across much of Missouri to near normal for the middle of September. The weather services also cited a national agriculture service report that showed nearly two thirds of Missouri farm fields have very poor topsoil moisture.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

2 days 19 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Washington Varsity Soccer Goalie Camron Shipley. Camron made countless saves in Washington's 1-0 win over Borgia Saturday night at Jim Scanlan Stadium at Washington High School. The game was scoreless through regulation and two overtimes and Shipley only gave up one goal in the shootout. Camron is a senior and this is his first year playing soccer.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 2 days ago

If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."

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SPORTS CORNER

15 hours 47 min ago

Union at Windsor
Pacific at St. James
Valley Park at St. Clair
Lutheran South at Washington