Jim Taylor

Aledo Fire Labeled Suspicious

A fire at an Aledo duplex is being called suspicious. The blaze broke out Monday during the noon hour says Aledo Fire Chief Dennis Litwiler. Firefighters were on the scene for around 90-minutes.

Anderson On Recreational Marijuana Negotiating Team At State Capital

Local State Senator Neil Anderson of Andalusia serving on the negotiating team discussing the new recreational marijuana legislation. He sees several problems with the way the language is currently written. Anderson expects a lot of negotiations to take place over…

Mercer County Included In Pritzker Disaster Declaration

Illinois’ governor says the flooding in Illinois is worse and more frequent than in the past. Nearly a third of Illinois is covered by disaster declarations, including Mercer, Henderson and Rock Island Counties. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has declared disasters…

Howard Promoting Veterans Assistance Services For Mercer County

Veterans Assistance services being promoted in Mercer County.  George Howard has that task. The Veterans Assistance office is located on the second floor of the Mercer County Courthouse or you can call 582-2714 for more information.

Criminal Charges Filed In Warren County Crash

State Police announcing that criminal charges have been filed in connection with a fatal accident in Warren County last Sunday. 31 year old Justin Howell from Bushnell was killed in the one-car crash. He was a passenger in a car…

WRMJ Audio: MacDonald & Volkert Break Down Rockridge & Sherrard’s Sectional Track Performances

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Rockridge and Sherrard girls track coaches Haley MacDonald and Todd Volkert Friday.  The Rockets and Tigers each qualified for five state events at Thursday night’s Erie sectional. Haley MacDonald: Todd Volkert: Mercer…