Jim Taylor

WRMJ Interview: Anderson Provides IHSA Update; Plenty Of Info From April Board Meeting

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson Wednesday morning. The two discussed this month’s IHSA Board meeting, which included a mask update and information on state final dates and sites. Details were also shared on…

New Owner For Alexis Fieldhouse

The Alexis Fieldhouse has a new owner. That information coming from the recent Alexis Village Board meeting, according to Alexis correspondent Sheila Pressley.

COVID Update: Over 4,000 Fully Vaccinated In Mercer County

The COVID vaccine numbers continue to be on the increase in Mercer County. An update from Mercer County Health Department administrator Carla Ewing. The health department has a Friday Moderna clinic for anyone 18 and older. Call 582-3759 for an…

Rhubarb Fest Happening In 2021

The Aledo Rhubarb Festival is a go in 2021. The Rhubarb Fest Committee made the announcement on social media Tuesday night. Organizers Pam Myers and Pam Ricke making the announcement Tuesday night. 2021 was initially being planned as the 30th…

Vaccine Clinic Serving As Venue For Quad City Symphony Orchestra Musicians; They Call It ‘Vaccine Variations’

A mass vaccination site serving as a perfect audience for local musicians. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra is teaming up with the Rock Island County Health Department says Marc Zyla, the orchestra’s director of education and community engagement. The Camden Centre…

MCHD Pauses Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Administration

The Mercer County Health Department (MCHD) today announced that they will be following the CDC recommendation and pause in administering the Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine. This recommendation follows an announcement by the CDC and FDA that they are…

City Looks At Purchasing Farmer’s Grain & Coal Property

The City of Aledo considering acquiring the Farmer’s Grain and Coal property. The city council’s TIF Committee will discuss the issue this week. A meeting is scheduled for Wednesday night at 6 p.m. No final action will be taken. The…