Category: Western Illinois Today

One Person Injured In Viola Accident

One person injured in a crash near Viola. The accident occurred Friday, according to a Mercer County Sheriff’s Department report.  31 year old Michael Carlson of Macomb was traveling northbound on US 67 when his car crossed the center line…

Another Meth Arrest In Mercer County

A suspicious person complaint leads to a meth arrest in Aledo.  Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputies took Garland Treadwell of Hamilton, Illinois into custody yesterday for an outstanding warrant out of Hancock County for meth manufacturing. Treadwell was also cited for…

Weaver Visits Sherrard

A local state lawmaker visits a local school.  State Senator Chuck Weaver met with students and staff at Sherrard High School yesterday.  He says the state’s budget crisis continues to be a topic of conversation. During his visit, Weaver heard…