Jim Taylor

WRMJ Interview: Illinois Small School Showdown Game This Week Features EPC vs. Lena-Winslow

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Jared McNutt this morning. He is the head football coach at Eastland-Pearl City. EPC plays in the Northwest Upstate Illini Conference and will battle conference rival and number 1 ranked Lena Winslow, the…

WIU Small Business Development Center Advantage Program Being Promoted For Local Businesses

Some more help for local businesses.  It’s through the Western Illinois University’s Small Business Development Center—and specifically their Advantage Program says Aledo Economic Development Coordinator Tarah Sipes. You can find out more online at “wiusbdc.org”.

Small Turnout For Aledo Single Waste Hauler Public Hearing

Only four people showed up for a public hearing on the topic of a single waste hauler for the City of Aledo last week.  And just two people spoke says City Administrator Erin Knackstedt. The public hearing was held last…

‘Starting A Business In Illinois Workshop’ To Be Held In Aledo

The City of Aledo hosting a “Starting a Business in Illinois Workshop” later this month.  The program will be presented by the Western Illinois University Small Business Development Center says Aledo Economic Development Coordinator Tarah Sipes. The program is Thursday,…

Mercer County Accepting Bids To Lease Hunting Ground Near Viola

Mercer County is accepting bids for hunting ground near Viola. The agreement would involve a three year lease says Mercer County Board Member Karen Jones, who chairs the county board’s Property Committee. Bids are due by September 30th.

Orion Rolls; Golden Eagles, Rockets, and Tigers All Fall

Week 4 of the High School Football season began Friday night. Mercer County dropped a close contest at George Pratt Memorial Field to the Annawan-Wethersfield Titans 20-14. The Golden Eagles got touchdowns from Evan Lilly and Trey Essig, but Mercer…