The trial of a Daniel Miller was set to begin on Oct. 19, but was rescheduled and is now set to begin on Jan. 18, 2011. Miller was a census worker and is being charged with burglary resulting in bodily injury, a class A felony and rape of a victim mentally disabled such that consent was not possible).
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.