Jim Taylor

Bewley Steps Down As Mercer County Softball Coach

Daryl Bewley is stepping down as Mercer County softball coach. In two different stints, he coached a total of 18 seasons for Aledo and then Mercer County, compiling 264 wins. Mercer County athletic director Andrew Hofer says there is no…

Mercer County Authorities Continue To Seek Whereabouts Of ‘Mercer County’s Best Meth Cook’

Mercer County authorities continue to seek the whereabouts of the man described as “Mercer County’s best meth cook.” A $100,000 arrest warrant was issued for 23 year old Charles Peacock in March after he failed to appear for a hearing…

BHC Holding Orientations This Summer For Highway Construction Program

Black Hawk College offering orientations this summer for the next session of the Highway Construction Careers Training Program. The 13-week class aims to increase the number of minorities, women  and disadvantaged individuals working on Illinois Department of Transportation highway construction…

Rockridge Grad Lofgren Back On Sidelines; His Son Back Home

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Riverdale boys basketball coach and Rockridge grad Mark Lofgren on Sunday. Lofgren’s three-year old son Blaine was hospitalized in Iowa City last winter receiving chemotherapy treatment for cancer. He’s back home now…

Joy Community Fest Saturday

Summer event season moving into full swing.  The Joy Community Festival is Saturday and one of the organizer’s Mike Retherford—says they always need help in putting on and planning the event. The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) advances the…