Jim Taylor

WRMJ Sportsline Interview: ‘The Mark & Mark Show’ Talk 76/77 aGd Hoops and the Late R. Craig Kelley

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Mark Artcher and Mark McCreight on the WRMJ Sportsline this morning. The two talked about the 1976/1977 Aledo Green Dragon basketball team that reached the Sweet 16 and was coached by the late…

Mercer County Child Porn Case Pushed To June In Federal Court

A federal child porn case that stems from a Mercer County investigation has now been pushed back to the summer.  Status conferences are now set for June 28th at U.S. District Court in Rock Island for Aaron Beauchamp of Matherville…

2017 Mercer County Final Multiplier Announced

Mercer County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Constance Beard, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue. The property assessment equalization factor, often called the “multiplier”, is the method used to achieve uniform…

Local Farm Bureau Effort Nets 1-Million Meals For Area Food Bank

A $19,000 check was presented to the River Bend Foodbank today. The money comes from the Bushels for Hunger program–coordinated by the Mercer, Rock Island, Henry, Stark and Whiteside County Farm Bureaus. Since 2010, the program has donated over $200,000…