What Other Meth Sentences Look Like In Mercer County

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Since last February, the Mercer County State’s Attorney’s office has sent seven meth defendants to prison.  Sentences ranged from four-and-a-half years to eight years. But last week, another defendant was placed on three-years probation for a similar offense. State’s Attorney…

Blackthorn Nature Preserve

Did you know there is a nature lover’s treasure located in rural Alexis? Blackthorn Hill is a 110-acre Nature Preserve that is open to the public from dawn until dusk. They offer many programs, from star-gazing to nature walks, for…

Business Spotlight – Brookstone of Aledo

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Mike Bowns and Danise Taylor of Brookstone of Aledo about their supportive living facility, the types of living arrangements and services and their new “Brookstone Wishes” program.

There Are No School Cancellations Today

With a change in our website, there was an old corrupted file that was transferred over to our new website showing there were school cancellations today. This is inaccurate and there are no school cancellations today. Again, there are no…

Business Spotlight – The Computer Works

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Jeff Fuller, the owner of The Computer Works in Aledo. They will discuss the new computers and lap tops he has for sale, the repair and maintenance he provides for computers and smart phones,…

Business Spotlight – Midwest Bank

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Rex Johnson and Christy Shelton from Midwest Bank, Mercer County Banking Center.  They will discuss their new debit card security, their wealth management division, their access to insurance services, consumer loans and agriculture lending.