Jim Taylor

WRMJ Interview: Speaker & Wrestling Eagles Hope To Add To ‘The Wall’ This Season

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor previewed the high school wrestling season with Mercer County head coach Steve Speaker following the Golden Eagles Thursday night practice. The Eagles host the North-South Duals starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mercer County High…

Capital Campaign Underway For New Mercer County Animal Shelter

A capital campaign underway to raise money for a new Mercer County Animal Control Shelter. Jerry Bryan of Swedona is involved with the effort. If you’d like to contribute to the cause, you can contact Bryan at 593-2649 or an…

Added Thanksgiving Weekend Traffic Enforcement In Mercer County Leads To 20 Citations

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department has released results from extra enforcement during the Thanksgiving weekend. The detail was funded through a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation. Deputies issued over 20 citations and made one arrest for driving under…

Aledo Holly Days Friday & Saturday

Aledo Holly Days set for this weekend.  The two day event begins Friday says Aledo Main Street Executive Director Dana Murphy. Murphy says all three floors of the Button Building will be utilized this weekend with 26-vendors setting up shop…

Mercer County Better Together Still Meeting & Working

Another step in the process for the Mercer County Better Together group. The organization’s steering committee met earlier this week says Al Zwilling, who’s involved with the effort. The process has looked at such areas as public services, historical assets,…

Mercer County Grad Hawk Competing In Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leader State Discussion Meet This Weekend

A Mercer County High School graduate one of 26 participants in this weekend’s Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leaders State Discussion Meet. The competition is Saturday and Sunday in Chicago and will feature Rachel Hawk of Aledo. IFB’s Renee Deuth says…