Jim Taylor

Mercer County Board & County Employees Set To Begin Labor Talks

The Mercer County Board and the union representing courthouse, highway department and sheriff’s department employees beginning labor negotiations.  The process is in the initial stages says county administrative consultant Bruce DeLashmit. The current four year pact expires on November 30th.…

WRMJ Vault: Gard’s Extended Interview on Happ During Last Fall’s Wisconsin Media Day

This extended interview occurred between WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor and University of Wisconsin basketball coach Greg Gard last fall at Badger media day.  Gard detailed Happ’s amazing progress at Wisconsin following his high school career at Rockridge. Happ declared…

Viola Man Sentenced To Seven Years on LSD Charge

A Viola man has been sentenced to seven years in prison on an LSD charge. 38 year old Anthony Stigers pleaded guilty to the Class 1 felony today in Mercer County Circuit Court. In exchange for his guilty plea, Class…

Happ Declares For NBA Draft

Former Rockridge Rocket Ethan Happ has declared for the NBA draft. The south Milan native has not retained an agent, which allows him to participate in workouts with teams, but still gives him the opportunity to return to the University…

Winning A State Title In Archery

You can win a state title in archery. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources hosts the National Archery in Schools Program Illinois State Tournament at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield this Friday and Saturday. IDNR’s Ed Cross spoke with…