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Sherrard Doing Away With Block Scheduling

Sherrard High School is moving away from block scheduling. They are going to an eight-period day beginning next school year says Superintendent Alan Boucher. Sherrard High School had been operating under block scheduling since 1999.

Anseeuw Resigns As Mercer County Republican Party Chairman

Mercer County Republican Party Chairman Brian Anseeuw stepping down.  He submitted his resignation letter to the party last night. Anseeuw resigned as Mercer County Board Chairman earlier this month.  He says he will stay on the board–representing  District 2, through…

WRMJ’s Taylor Hosts This Week’s IRN Prep Report

This week’s Illinois Radio Network IRN Prep Report is hosted by WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor.  The program features IHSA Executive Director Marty Hickman.  He is retiring January 15th after 25 years with the organization.  Hickman was interviewed for the…

Ameren Warns Of Scams

Ameren Illinois is handing out tips to help its customers avoid being scammed. The utility says to be alert for phone calls from scam artists threatening to disconnect service unless a payment is made. Customers should never give out their…

Sherrard School District Adopts 2015 Tax Levy

The Sherrard School Board adopts the 2015 tax levy. The action taken this week says Superintendent Alan Boucher. Also this week, the Sherrard School Board approved hiring Jack Weese as long-term substitute vocational agriculture teacher for the second semester at…