US Dept. of Justice Sentencing Hearing Results

On March 26, 2018, Preston Q. Howard, 49, of Wright City, Missouri, entered a guilty plea before  Chief United States District Court Judge J. Randal Hall, to three charges of Obstruction of Persons in the Free Exercise of Religious Beliefs, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 247(a)(2). He faces up to 20 years in prison without the possibility of parole for each offense, and is subject to a sentencing enhancement because he chose his victims based on their religion, classifying his actions as hate crimes.

During the sentencing hearing Tuesday July 24, Mr. Howard,  was sentenced to two years in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

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Editorial: Racist phone threats against Muslims bring just prison term

Eid Carnival

All Families are invited!!!

Sunday June 17th

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

$5:00/person admission includes 5 tickets usable for food and/or rides.

Some ISA members are donating to cover the fees for those that need the assistance.  All families and children are strongly encouraged to attend!

To volunteer email programs@isaugusta.com

Eid El-Fitr

Friday June 15th

Takbeer 8:30 am – Prayer 9:00 am

Be sure to pay Zakat El-Fitr ( $10/person) before Eid Prayer, but the sooner the better.

Please do not park next to fire hydrants as indicated by yellow curb, please do not block the entrance drive, parking is available along the newly paved Panacea Road upto the cul de sac.