Jim Taylor

Rockridge Schools Foundation Doing Work

WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Christie Carlson this morning. She is involved with the Rockridge Schools Foundation, which was created in 2014 and has raised $14,000 to date. You can learn more at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RockridgeSchoolsFoundation/ Email: rockridgeschoolsfoundation@gmail.com Website:…

WRMJ Interview: Meet Queen #stronggirl Josie Finch

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County High School senior Josie Finch this morning. She is the reigning Mercer County Fair Queen and is involved in many school related activities.

Three Aledo Sex Assault Cases Continued To Later This Fall

Three Aledo sex assault cases have been continued to later this fall. Gunner Terry, Michael Daniels and Eric Maurice Thirtyacre all appeared in Mercer County Circuit Court this morning. The three are charged in separate investigations. Terry faces five Class…

‘Pop Up Shops’ Again Offered At Button Building Later This Month

Aledo Main Street again offering “Pop Up Shops” at the Button Building in downtown Aledo later this month. It costs just $20 to reserve a space says Main Street Executive Director Dana Murphy. Again, www.aledomainstreet.com has additional information available. The…

Added Enforcement For Mercer County Sheriff’s Dept. Over Weekend

Results released from a special detail conducted by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department over the weekend. The effort was funded by a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation. The added enforcement on Saturday resulted in citations for speeding and…

Bustos To Play Key Role For Democratic Party In 2018 Election Cycle

Not only will Western Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos face a challenge from Republicans in the 2018 election cycle, but she’s also been appointed by Democrats to help candidates with game planning, specifically in rural areas. Bustos was one of just…

Funds Continue To Be Raised For Proposed Viola Dog Park

Funds continue to be raised for a proposed dog park in Viola.  JoAnn Heil is leading the effort. The Village of Viola is donating land for the project. It’s located near the Viola Cemetery. Heil says funds are being raised…