Jim Taylor

Matherville Woman Arrested On Probation Violation In Meth Case

A Matherville woman who pleaded guilty to a meth charge last month, has been arrested on a probation violation. The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department reports that 26 year old Erica Sandusky was picked up on a warrant on Wednesday and…

County Board Sets Truth In Taxation Hearing For Nov. 1

The Mercer County Board has set a truth in taxation hearing for next week.  The session is Wednesday, November 1st at 6 p.m. at the Mercer County VFW in Aledo.  Those residents interested in providing testimony will be limited to…

Sheriff’s Dept. Offering National Drug Take Back Locations In Seaton & Matherville This Weekend

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency this weekend to participate in the National Drug Take Back effort. The program offers a safe way to get rid of unwanted or unused prescription medications. Locations will be…

Button Building Hosts ‘Pop Up Shops’ Friday & Saturday

Another round of “Pop Up Shops” being planned for downtown Aledo’s Button Building later this week. It’s a joint effort between Aledo Main Street and the City of Aledo says Main Street Executive Director Dana Murphy. Three “Pop Up Shops”…

Mercer County High School Hosting Community Blood Drive Next Week

The Mercer County High School student council teaming up with State Representative Dan Swanson and the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center to host a community blood drive next week.  Gio Lee and Taylor Boydston are student council members. The blood…

High School Sports Spotlight: Mercer County’s Dellitt Playing For More Than Just Week 10

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County senior football player Jaden Dellitt this morning. Dellitt rarely comes off the field for the Golden Eagles–playing wide receiver and safety as well returning punts and kicks and serving as the…

Local State Rep. Swanson Ready For Fall Veto Session

Taxpayer funded abortions and sanctuary city legislation among the items to get attention during the fall veto session.  Local State Rep. Dan Swanson of Alpha is finishing up his first year in office. The fall veto session runs Tuesday through…