Pirate Nation filed into The Boneyard early last Friday night for the 7 p.m. scheduled kick off with the visiting Musketeers of Eastern for the final regular season game. The fans wanted to help honor the fall sports senior athletes prior to the kick off. All seniors were honored prior to the ballgame including the four Pirate grid iron seniors runningback Ryan Miles, wide receiver David Cissell, defensive lineman Zach Jenkins and linebacker Craig Jackson. The foursome began the game as the captains unit for the coin toss. The Pirates backed their seniors all night as Charlestown took the 40-7 victory holding Eastern out of the endzone until the final quarter. Charlestown improved their overall record to 7-2 and 6-1 in the Mid Southern Conference. Eastern fell to 5-4 overall.
A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at 5:10 a.m. Monday morning on State Road 60 just north of Pekin. According to a press release issued by the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, a 2009 Kia Sorento driven by Michelle Feist was traveling East on 60, North of the Pekin City Limits.
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