Jim Taylor

Eagle Boys Take Monmouth-Roseville Invite

The Mercer County boys track team wins the Monmouth-Roseville Titan Invitational.  The Eagles scored 182 points last night, fishing ahead of host Monmouth-Roseville. The Titans scored 119 points. Rockridge finished tied for 6th with 41 points. On the girls side,…

New Boston Teen Receives Four Year Prison Term In Meth Case

A New Boston teen sentenced to four years in prison on a methamphetamine charge.  19 year old Brittany Shoemaker entered an open plea to the Class 2 felony count in February. She was on probation in another meth case when…

Zwilling First Inductee Into Sherrard FFA Hall Of Fame

WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with 2008 Sherrard High School grad Clay Zwilling this morning. He is the first inductee into the Sherrard FFA Hall of Fame and will be recognized at the annual Sherrard FFA banquet on April…

Easter Weekend ‘Pop Up Shops’ Set For Button Building

Aledo Main Street and the City of Aledo again teaming up to host another weekend of “Pop Up Shops” at the Button Building. Aledo Economic Development Director Tarah Sipes says the latest “Pop Up Shops” are this Friday from Noon…

Mercer County Receiving Over $20,000 Per Month Housing U.S. Marshals Service Prisoners

Mercer County continues to receive over $20,000 a month from housing U.S. Marshals Service prisoners at the Mercer County Jail. Sheriff Dave Staley provided an update at last week’s Mercer County Board meeting. The sheriff’s department receives $65 per day…

Saey Being Recommended For Rockridge Head Basketball Job

Andy Saey is being recommended for the head boys basketball job at Rockridge High School. The Kewanee native had been an assistant for Toby Whiteman, who resigned last month.  Saey, who teaches at Rockridge, also coached previously at Galva and Kewanee. The…

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…