Jim Taylor

Mercer County Meth Case Continued To Next Month

There’s been another continuance in the methamphetamine case against a Matherville woman. 25 year old Erica Sandusky appeared in Mercer County Circuit Court today and had her pre-trial conference pushed back to April 4th. She is facing Class X and…

Traffic Stop Leads To Cannabis & Weapons Charges Against Aledo Man

An Aledo man facing criminal charges following a traffic stop near New Boston over the weekend.  24 year old Bryan Patrick Lee Askew was taken into custody by Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputies on Sunday. He has been charged with Possession…

Results From Mercer County Sheriff’s Department Added St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Enforcement

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Department conducted extra traffic enforcement during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. The added patrols resulted in over a dozen citations for various traffic offenses including speeding, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and no valid driver’s license.…

WRMJ Interview: Ruggles & MERCO Pep Band Raise Roof At State

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County High School band director Rusty Ruggles on Friday. The Golden Eagles pep band was the featured band at Friday’s 3A/4A boys basketball state tournament in Peoria.  

WRMJ Interview: Flickinger Proud Of Rockridge’s FFA Tradition

WRMJ News Director Jim Taylor spoke with Rockridge junior Nathan Flickinger this week. He is a member of the school’s FFA chapter and a recent District 1 Proficiency Award winner, sending him to the state competition later this month.