Western Illinois Today

National Weather Service Issues Winter Weather Advisory

FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST MONDAY… * WHAT…Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches. * WHERE…Portions of east central Iowa and north central and northwest…

Aledo Grad Murdock Takes Great Pride In Her Military Service & Also Speaking In Front Of Her Hometown

The keynote speaker at today’s Mercer County School District Veterans Day Celebration was 2008 Aledo High School graduate Blakeley Murdock–an 11-year member of the United States Air Force. She spoke with WRMJ after her speech.   100 Mercer County veterans…

Mercer County Battle Of Bars Nov. 9; Proceeds Benefit New Boston Veterans Memorial Project

The Third Annual Mercer County Battle of the Bars set for Saturday, November 9th. Proceeds benefit a veterans memorial project in New Boston. Participating establishments include Rocky’s Sturgeon Bay, Eagles Nest, Off the Hook, Beer Bellys, Ferg’s Public House, Oak…

Mercer County Veterans Assistance Commission Remains Great Resource For Local Vets

As Veterans Day approaches a reminder about the Mercer County Veterans Assistance Commission.   George Howard is superintendent of the Mercer County Veterans Assistance Commission. They are located on the second floor of the Mercer County Courthouse and their number…

Seaton Man Arrested For Davenport Stabbing

The Quad City Times reporting that a Mercer County man has been arrested in Scott County after police say he stabbed a man in the hand and abdomen with a small pocket knife behind a downtown Davenport bar. 26 year…

ISBE Report Card Shows Strong Results For Sherrard School District

A good report card for the Sherrard School District from the Illinois State Board of Education.  Unit 200 superintendent Alan Boucher says there is much to be proud of.   ISBE released the district report cards last week.  You can…

Another New Mercer County Board Member

The Mercer County Board getting another new member. Tad Nelson of Sherrard is scheduled to be appointed tonight to fill a vacancy in District 3, created by Buck Rind’s resignation this fall. Nelson, an Illinois State Trooper and assistant Sherrard…