Top Seeds Keep Winning In LTC Tourney

There were no surprises in round three of the girls Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament in Aledo Wednesday night.  Mercer County turned it on in the second half to beat Rowva 46-31, top seeded Annawan got off to a slow start…

2018 Will Feature New Library In Aledo

The New Year will feature a $1-million library project in Aledo.  The Mercer Carnegie Library is moving forward with a 4,400 square foot facility in 2018 says library director Catherine Worsley. The new library will be located along East Main…

Aledo Crime Rate Down

Aledo Police Chief Chris Sullivan reported to the city council that Aledo’s crime rate has dropped last year. The council also recognized officer Gary Unsworth who had announced his retirement effective January 8th.  Unsworth had been employed in the law…

Aledo Business To Expand

Cardinal Chrome Plating is adding a new plating line to its business.  Tuesday night the Aledo City Council approved a TIF agreement with the owner of the business, Chris Shull.  Located in Aledo’s Industrial Park, Cardinal Chrome Plating will utilize…