The West Washington Junior High School football team traveled to Pekin last week for a showdown against East Washington Middle School for a pair of games. The two contest were lopsided affairs with both schools claiming an easy win.
Southern Hills Church heading up Christmas Assistance Program
Southern Hills Church will be heading up the Christmas Assistance Program this year. They are accepting applications for assistance as well as volunteers to assist with the program. Both applications are available at www.shillschurch.com under the “Outreach” section. Applications will be accepted on Friday, October 21 from 1-5 p.m. and Saturday, October 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Salem High School girls’ cross country team claimed the regional championship last Saturday at Bedford North Lawrence. “All of the girls should really be proud of this win,” said Head Coach Roger Bundy. “They ran awesome! We had five of our seven runners achieve PR’s (personal records) which means we are peaking at the right time.
Council passes budget, discusses finances of other departments
Money, money and more money was the topic of discussion at the Washington County Council’s regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 3. In addition to passing the county’s 2012 budget unanimously, several individual departments were in attendance to discuss finances. Funds left in assessors budget