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New Boston Fish Fry Canceled

The New Boston City Council announcing that next month’s New Boston Fish Fry has been canceled. The decision made last night. The fish fry will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2021.

Urgent Care Hours Return at Genesis Health Group in Aledo

Urgent care hours are back at Genesis Health Group in Aledo. They’ll be offered twice a week says clinic manager Louise Johnson.   Johnson says the clinic has welcomed a new Physician’s Assistant. Samantha Shepard started last month. Those with…

Mercer County Sheriff Seeking 911 Dispatcher Applicants

It’s a challenging position, but it’s also rewarding. Mercer County Sheriff Dusty Terrill is talking about a 911 dispatcher.   The starting salary for a 911 dispatcher is $34,267 and includes health and dental insurance, retirement plan, vacation and sick…

Mercer County VFW Struggling Due To Pandemic

Challenging financial times continue for the Mercer County VFW. The facility has lost out on hall rental and kitchen revenue since the pandemic began in mid-March says trustee Bill Brown.   The VFW is hosting its 18th Annual benefit golf…