Jim Taylor

New Mental Health Program Announced For Mercer County Next Week

A Mercer County Mental Health Action Program unveiled next week.  A community & media engagement event is being held next Wednesday, August 22 at 10:30 a.m. at the Aledo Fire Station.  The program is being led by the Mercer County…

Mecagni Resigns As Rockridge Baseball Coach

Another area baseball coach is stepping down.  Neil Mecagni has resigned at Rockridge after three seasons. The Rockets lost in the regional championship game to Orion last spring. Rockridge has won back to back Three Rivers Conference-West Division baseball titles. …

79 Years For New Windsor Rodeo

New Windsor Rodeo week has arrived.  It’s the 79th year and begins with a rodeo parade at 5 p.m. Thursday. That’s rodeo board president Brent Peterson.  There will be three nights of rodeo competition Thursday, Friday and Saturday beginning at…

WRMJ Interview: Mercer County Athletic Booster Club President Seeking Continued Support From Community

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Mercer County Athletic Booster Club president Chris Whitenack this morning.  He wanted to address the community in the aftermath of a recent theft case involving the organization.

Mercer County Sheriff’s Department Back At Full Strength

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department back at full strength. The department had been down two deputies since June 12th in the aftermath of an officer involved shooting in the Viola area.  Both deputies returned last week after being cleared in…

Basala Steps Down As Mercer County Baseball Coach

The consolidated Mercer County School District has had one varsity head baseball coach and he is resigning. Nick Basala confirming this morning that he is stepping down. He just finished his ninth season with the Golden Eagles this past spring.…

Demolition Mentioned As Possibility For Button Building

The future of the Button Building uncertain.  A significant roof repair needs to be made or demolition may occur.  Both options are being considered says Aledo Mayor Chris Hagloch. There have been numerous attempts by the city to revive the…

Jackson Disposal Submits Low Bid For Aledo Waste Contract

Jackson Disposal submits the low bid for single waste hauler services in Aledo.  The item was discussed at an Aledo City Council Committee meeting last night, but no final action was taken says Mayor Chris Hagloch. The Jackson bid was…

Preemption Man’s Weapons Case Continued To September

A 402-conference convened for a Preemption man charged in a Mercer County weapons investigation. The conference was held today in Mercer County Circuit Court for 29 year old Alex Cady and serves as a closed-door meeting with the defense, state…