Jim Taylor

WRMJ Interview: A Summer Visit From Westmer Grad Brad Dixon; Much To Talk About With Camp Point Central Leader & Philosopher (And Football Coach & Teacher Too)

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spent a portion of his Friday morning recording a one-hour conversation with Brad Dixon. The Westmer grad has built a very successful football program at Camp Point Central High School. Many topics are addressed in…

Next Mercer County Red Cross Blood Drive July 16th

Blood supplies continue to run low this summer and donors are being sought for the next local American Red Cross Blood Draw, which is Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Mercer County VFW. Joe Zydlo is with…

Legacy Ride This Weekend; Starts From Mercer County VFW

Registration is from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 13th at Mercer County VFW. Ride will follow this order. Aledo Veterans Memorial HM2 Howlett/ Sgt Wells/ LtCol Baldwin 10:00 – 10:15 Aledo – Ssgt Rush – 10:30-10:45 Keithsburg – PO…

Voices of Mercer County Fair: Queen & Junior Miss

Makaila Hootman of Alexis was crowned 2019 Mercer County Fair Queen on Tuesday night.  She spoke with WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor.   Luci Coffey of New Windsor won the Junior Miss title.   Xiomara Bowns of Aledo won the…

Voices of Mercer County Fair: Farm Progress Show & Husker Harvest Days A Big Deal For Jungmann; So Is Mercer County Fair

WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor visited with Matt Jungmann today out at the Mercer County Fair. He farms in the Mercer/Warren County areas and his kids are actively involved in the Mercer County Fair. Jungmann plays a key role in…

Cars Catch Fire In Local Salvage Yard; Smoke Seen For Miles

14 stacked cars catch fire in a salvage yard in Mercer County.  The billowing smoke could be seen for miles late this morning from J.C. Auto and Truck Parts between Viola and Aledo says Viola Fire Department Captain Jay Barton.…