Live For The Drive

LIVE FOR THE DRIVE is a fast-paced news, sports, talk and information show featuring Dick Rice and Colin Schowe. With local news, sports and weather on the half hour, plus listener favorites like Athlete of the Week, the Dave Ramsey Money Makeover Minute, entertainment news, Off the Cuff, funeral annoucements and more, it's a show you won' t want to miss.

KLPW is pleased to add a new feature to Live for the Drive--local and national sports talk with listener call-ins. This segment airs Monday through Thursday at 5:45. On Friday, it's "Captain Don" Grahl of the J & W Cycles Outdoors show talks hunting, fishing and the great outdoors at 5:45.

Dick Rice is a military veteran and graduate of Washington High School who got his start at KLPW in the 1960's. From there, he went on to run the Washington Chamber of Commerce and continued his career ascent. Dick brings a wide variety of knowledge and experience on a host of topics and also serves as KLPW's afternoon news director.

Colin Schowe is a 2007 graduate of Washington High School and 2011 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. Colin also serves as a sports color commentator and sportscaster for KLPW. He brings a lot of expertise and knowledge on both local and national sports.

Tune in to Live for the Drive, weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Monday 4-6pm
  • Tuesday 4-6pm
  • Wednesday 4-6pm
  • Thursday 4-6pm
  • Friday 4-6pm


6 days 21 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Freshman Cross Country Runner Julia McIntyre from New Haven High School. Julia finished sixth in the state meet in Jefferson City with a time of 20:58.40 at the Oak Hills Golf Course in Jefferson City earlier this month. She helped her team to a 12th place finish. Julia was a straight A student at Franklin County R-2 and she continues to get A's in high school.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 4 days ago

Football players strike. A university president resigns. Suddenly, the University of Missouri is in the eye of a media firestorm. Mizzou has now supplanted Ferguson as the hash tag known round the world.



2 hours 30 min ago

Andy Dalton tossed three touchdowns, including two to A.J. Green as the Bengals bashed the Rams, 31-7 at Paul Brown Stadium. Dalton hit Green for scores in the first and third quarters, and threw one to Tyler Eifert in the second for the 9-and-2 Bengals. Leon Hall had a 19-yard pick-six as Cincinnati intercepted Nick Foles three times in the win. Foles threw for 228 yards in the Rams' fourth straight loss.