Jim Taylor

Jones Hired As Mercer County Boys Basketball Coach

Mike Jones will take over the Mercer County boys basketball program. He was hired on a unanimous vote by the Unit 404 Board of Education tonight. Jones is a 2001 Sherrard High School grad and served as Brian Hutton’s assistant…

2017 Aledo Central Park Band Shell Season Opens This Weekend

The 2017 Aledo Central Park Band Shell season is set to kick off this weekend. Band Shell organizer Rusty Ruggles says they’ve scheduled a lot of entertainment through August. This marks the 12th year for the Band Shell.

Aledo, Joy & Viola Serving As Take Back Day Locations Saturday

Three Mercer County sites will serve as Take Back Day locations this weekend.  The day serves as a chance to get rid of unused or unwanted prescriptions says Aledo Police Chief Chris Sullivan. In addition to the Aledo Police Department…

Village Of Seaton Hoping Post Office Can Move To Bank Building

The Seaton Post Office could have a new home and it may be the Seaton bank building. Outgoing Village President Bob Springer is hoping things can work out. The village assumed ownership of the Seaton bank building at no cost…

Crime Stoppers Seeks Information On Break-In To Aledo Area Business

Mercer County Crime Stoppers seeking information regarding a break-in to an Aledo area business. The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department and Aledo Police Department responded to Hyett Furniture/Radio Shack Monday morning at 5:30 a.m. after receiving a report that the front…

Rockridge Wins Third Straight IHSA State Music Title

WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Rockridge High School Vocal Director Curtis Fischer-Oelschlaeger this morning. The school claimed its third straight state title in the IHSA music sweepstakes over the weekend.