Jim Taylor

Burglary Complaint in Rural Aledo Leads To Arrest of Reynolds Man; Pursuit Forces ‘Soft Lockdown’ at Sherrard Schools

A burglary complaint in rural Aledo leads to the eventual arrest of a Reynolds man.  26 year old Joseph J. Long was taken into custody late this morning after his car became disabled. He fled on foot but was eventually…

Sherrard Schools Placed On ‘Soft Lockdown’ Thursday Morning

Sherrard schools placed on a “soft lockdown” this morning as law enforcement authorities sought an individual wanted on several warrants.  Unit 200 superintendent Alan Boucher says the wanted person wasn’t necessarily targeting any of the schools, he was just in…

Mercer County Sheriff’s Dept. Promoting TRIAD Program For Seniors

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department out promoting its TRIAD program. The initiative aims to educate, inform and protect area senior citizens.  Among the highlights of TRIAD is RUOK—a computerized telephone check system says TRIAD coordinator Gary Lucas. He spoke with…

Mercer County Board & County Employees Set To Begin Labor Talks

The Mercer County Board and the union representing courthouse, highway department and sheriff’s department employees beginning labor negotiations.  The process is in the initial stages says county administrative consultant Bruce DeLashmit. The current four year pact expires on November 30th.…

WRMJ Vault: Gard’s Extended Interview on Happ During Last Fall’s Wisconsin Media Day

This extended interview occurred between WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor and University of Wisconsin basketball coach Greg Gard last fall at Badger media day.  Gard detailed Happ’s amazing progress at Wisconsin following his high school career at Rockridge. Happ declared…