Jim Taylor

More Details Released In Fatal Little York Shooting; Officers Responded To Saturday Domestic Disturbance

More information being released on a fatal shooting in rural Little York over the weekend. Warren County Sheriff Martin Edwards confirms that officers were responding to a domestic disturbance on Saturday night called in by 71 year old Sondra Porter…

Mercer County Food Mission Organized

WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Jennifer Hamerlinck with the Mercer County Health Department this morning. She is helping organize the Mercer County Food Mission, which involves a number of partners–including the faith based community, the health department and…

Mercer County Hunters Getting Set For Firearm Deer Season

The two firearm deer hunting seasons coming up in Illinois. The first weekend is Nov. 22-24 followed by Dec. 5-8. Last year during the first weekend, Mercer County hunters harvested 618 deer and then brought in 233 during the second…

Mercer County Farmland Auction Brings $12,500 Per Acre

A farmland auction brings $12,500 per acre in Mercer County. The property is located between Reynolds and Preemption. WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Dale Jones and Dan Sullivan with Sullivan Auctioneers Thursday night.

WRMJ’s Ty Taylor Hosts This Week’s IRN Prep Report

This week’s Illinois Radio Network IRN Prep Report is hosted by WRMJ’s Ty Taylor, and the program features the Lena-Winslow High School football team. The Panthers are unbeaten, and playing in the Class 1A quarterfinals this weekend.

NFHS Executive Director: Addressing Coaches Education, Parent Behavior Begins at Youth Sports Level

The following piece is from Dr. Karissa Niehoff, executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS): Long-term solutions to increasing the number of participants in high school sports and improving parental behavior at high school contests?…

Mercer County Family YMCA Annual Campaign Underway

It’s the giving season and the Mercer County Family YMCA is looking for contributions to its annual campaign, which is separate from the capital campaign says the Y’s executive director Sarah Brown.   The YMCA announced its capital campaign and…