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Rick L. Lincoln – Services 9/27/22

Rick L. Lincoln, 60 of Andalusia, IL, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2022 the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. Services are 1 p.m., Tuesday, September 27, at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Visitation is 11 a.m. until the…

Richard L. Carlson – Private Family Services

Richard L. Carlson, 85 of Aledo, died September 14, 2022, at Mercer Manor, with his family at his side. Private family services will be held. Speer Funeral Home, Aledo, is assisting the family and condolences may be left at speerfuneralhome.com.…

Matthew Allen Davidson – Visitation 9/15/22

Matthew Allen Davidson, 51 of New Boston, IL, departed our world Monday, September 12, 2022 with family by his side. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m, Thursday, September 15, at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo, IL. There is no…

Tigers Stop Rockets In TRAC

Sherrard rallied to defeat Rockridge in Three Rivers Athletic Conference volleyball action Thursday night. Mercer County won their second match in as many days topping Kewanee. State-ranked Princeton jumped on Orion early enroute to an easy win in high school…

Eagles Spike Rockets

Mercer County went on the road and topped Rockridge in non-conference volleyball action Wednesday night.  On the links, Alleman slipped by Mercer County at Oak View Country Club while Sherrard topped Rowva-Williamsfield and Rockridge stopped Moline.   VOLLEYBALL Mercer County…

Tigers, Rockets Post TRAC Wins

Sherrard and Rockridge posted Three Rivers Athletic Conference opener volleyball wins Tuesday night over Morrison and Orion. On the links, the Rockridge girls won a triangular at Highland Springs, and Monmouth-Roseville’s boys took a triangular over Sherrard and Erie-Prophetstown at…

Eagles, Tigers Run Well At Wethersfield

Mercer County’s boys and Sherrard girls cross country teams ran well at the Wethersfield Invitational hosted at Midland Golf Club Monday. The Golden Eagle boys and Tiger girls both finished second behind Geneseo. In golf, Mercer County won a triangular…

Bill C. Staker – Services 9/1/22

Bill C. Staker, 84 of Aledo, died Friday, August 26, 2022, at Unity Point, Trinity, Rock Island. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, September 1, at Trinity Presbyterian Church, Aledo. The services will be livestreamed on the Trinity Website.  Burial…

Tigers, Rockets Post Volleyball Wins

Sherrard and Rockridge swept their opponents in posting volleyball wins Thursday night. The Tigers swept Kewanee 25-16, 25-17. The Rockets handled UTHS 25-12, 25-14. In other action, Orion stopped Ridgewood 25-10, 25-16, United swept Rowva-Williamsfield 25-20, 25-13 and Fulton defeated…

Eagles, Rockets Post Links Wins, Eagles Drop Home VB Opener

Mercer County slipped by Sherrard at Oak View Country Club and Rockridge rolled at Emerald Hills in girls golf Wednesday. The Golden Eagles shot a 218 to the Tigers 221. Sherrard’s Marissa Kunzman was the medalist with a 48. The…