Jim Taylor

Haley Child Porn Case Could Move To Federal Court

A Viola man’s child porn case could move to federal court. Mercer County State’s Attorney Meeghan Lee indicated this morning in Mercer County Circuit Court that the federal prosecutor’s office has expressed interest in the criminal investigation against 44 year…

Fall Open Meeting Of Mercer County Historical Society Oct. 21; Presentation On One-Room Schools In Mercer County

WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor visited with Chris Swanson and Ron Dillavou this morning about the Fall Open Meeting of the Mercer County Historical Society on Monday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Essley-Noble Museum in Aledo.  Roger Birkhead…

Unit 404 BOE Hears Request For Junior High Softball Program

The Mercer County School Board hears from a parent about starting a Jr. High softball program. Chad Cook made a presentation to board members Wednesday night.   The estimate to start a program would be around $7,000. A Jr. High…

Significant Life Safety Repairs Needed For Mercer County Jr. High & High School Buildings; Unit 404 BOE To Evaluate Options

Some “scary numbers” is how additional life safety repairs have been described for the Junior High and High School buildings in the Mercer County School District. The issue was discussed at last night’s Unit 404 Board of Education meeting. WRMJ…

WRMJ’s Ty Taylor Hosts This Week’s IRN Prep Report

This week’s Illinois Radio Network IRN Prep Report is hosted by WRMJ’s Ty Taylor, and the program features the Fieldcrest High School football team. The Knights are unbeaten this season, and ranked #1 in the latest Class 2A AP Poll.

Mercer County Sheriff’s Dept. Leads Coat Drive

A coat drive underway for area youngsters. It’s being organized by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Dusty Terrill spoke with WRMJ this afternoon.   For more information contact Deputy Jacob Marlow at 582-5194. Again, the drive runs through Oct.…