Jim Taylor

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.

Henderson County Couple Killed In Galesburg Accident

A Henderson County couple is dead after striking equipment that had fallen off a trailer along U.S. 34 in Galesburg. The equipment had struck the underside of an overpass last night. A vehicle traveling behind the trailer was unable to avoid…

Mercer County Woman Dies In Davenport Accident

A Mercer County woman identified as the highway maintenance worker killed in an accident in Davenport earlier this week. 54 year old Jacklyn Ferguson of New Windsor died Monday night at Genesis Medical Center in Davenport after her pick-up truck…

High School Sports Spotlight: Neeld Hopes Strong Showing In Indoor Season Leads To Big Things In Outdoor Season

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County senior track athlete Mike Neeld this morning. He finished second in the 60-meter hurdles last month at the Illinois Prep Top Times event in Bloomington. Neeld is hoping for similar results…