Jim Taylor

Mercer County: Better Together Continues To Host Community Forums

The group Mercer County: Better Together continues to host community forums throughout the county.  One was held last night says Al Zwilling, who’s involved with the process. Other community forums are set for April 20th at the Preemption United Methodist…

Mercer County Ag Mechanics Team Wins FFA Competition

The Mercer County FFA Ag Mechanics team takes 1st place at the Section 4 Ag Mechanics Contest this week. The competition was held Thursday. Students competed in 5 different individual areas against the 10 FFA Chapters in Section 4. Placing…

Mercer County Authorities Continue To Seek Whereabouts Of Peacock

Authorities continue to seek the whereabouts of the man described as “Mercer County’s best meth cook.” 23 year old Charles Peacock failed to appear last month in Mercer County Circuit Court for a hearing on a petition to revoke his probation.…

Money Continues To Be Raised For Proposed Viola Dog Park

Efforts continue to raise funds for a dog park to be built in Viola.  A fundraiser is planned for this weekend with Joanne Heil leading the charge. The proposed dog park would be constructed near the Viola Cemetery.