Volleyball, Golf Ramp Up Action

The high school volleyball season picked up the pace with multiple matches Tuesday night, including Orion taking on Moline.  In golf Rockridge, Sherrard and Orion’s girls teams teed it up.  Orion-Sherrard opened their soccer season with a win over Hall-DePue.…

Staley: Old Scam Making Comeback

Mercer County Sheriff Dave Staley says an old scam is making a comeback.  He’s offering this warning. Staley says if you give a scammer money, it is highly unlikely you will ever get it back.

Lower Running For Re-Election

Mercer County Treasurer Bev Lower has announced she is running for re-election. She was first elected in 2014, defeating Sandy Bull.  Lower is running on the Democratic ticket in the 2018 election cycle.