Jim Taylor

ISBE Report Card Shows Strong Results For Sherrard School District

A good report card for the Sherrard School District from the Illinois State Board of Education.  Unit 200 superintendent Alan Boucher says there is much to be proud of.   ISBE released the district report cards last week.  You can…

Another New Mercer County Board Member

The Mercer County Board getting another new member. Tad Nelson of Sherrard is scheduled to be appointed tonight to fill a vacancy in District 3, created by Buck Rind’s resignation this fall. Nelson, an Illinois State Trooper and assistant Sherrard…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: Crawley Made Time For Weight Room; And He’s Glad He Did (and so are the Eagles)

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Mercer County High School senior football player Seth Crawley this morning. Crawley tells the story of committing to the weight room after his sophomore year and seeing those results translate to success…

Aledo City Council Committee Work Includes Garbage Contract, Gas Rates and Recreational Marijuana Regs

The Aledo City Council has plenty of committee work in the weeks and months ahead. Among the topics gas, garbage and recreational marijuana says Mayor Chris Hagloch. The committee meetings will be set at the November 18th council meeting.

Roof Repairs Still Sought For Button Building

The City of Aledo looking for a solution to the roof at the downtown Button Building. An update from City Administrator Chris Sullivan at last night’s Aledo City Council meeting. Also last night, aldermen learned police officer Chris LeClere is…

Sherrard Woman Enters Not Guilty Plea In Animal Cruelty Case

A Sherrard woman has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges in connection with four horses she owns. 56 year old Karen Plambeck made her initial appearance in Mercer County Circuit Court this morning after being arrested on a warrant…

WRMJ Audio: Even With Enrollment Of 101; Orangeville High School Still Playing 11-Man Football (and winning)

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Jay Doyle this morning. He is the head football coach of Orangeville High School in Stephenson County in northwest Illinois. Orangeville has an enrollment of just 101 students, but still fields an 11-man…