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Aledo Main Street On Board With Promoting School Art Event

Aledo Main Street playing a role in this week’s Mercer County School District art event. The main attraction is an Art Gala Saturday night at 129 East Main, but there’s also a downtown Art Walk Thursday night and Art Reception…

Sixth Day Enrollment Numbers For Rockridge

Enrollment data released by the Rockridge School District. Here are the numbers from Superintendent Marcus Bush. The IHSA lists Rockridge’s high school enrollment at 361, which is based on a two-year average from the 2021/22 and 2022/2023 school years. The…

New Windsor Man’s Attempted Murder Cases Continued To November

A Nov. 6 status hearing scheduled for a New Windsor man charged in separate attempted murder cases in Mercer County. The attorney representing 32-year-old Trenton Deshane asked for the continuance Monday in Mercer County Circuit Court. Deshane has been in…

WRMJ Sportsline: Week 4 High School Football Recap With Matlick, Graves, Johnston, Filler, & More

WRMJ recapped Week 4 of the high school football season Saturday morning on Sportsline. Jim Taylor and Ty Taylor were joined by Rockridge head coach Sam Graves, Sherrard head coach Brandon Johnston, Mercer County head coach Tanner Matlick, and Orion…

Golden Eagles, Rockets, Chargers Get Volleyball Conference Wins

Mercer County (5-8, 2-1 Lincoln Trail Conference) grabbed its second straight conference win by defeating Princeville in straight sets Thursday, 25-15, 27-25. Molly Hofmann led the Golden Eagles with nine kills in the win. Rockridge (4-7, 1-4 TRAC West) beat…

East Main Street Extension Will Have To Wait

The City of Aledo still interested in extending East Main Street, but it won’t be in the near term. That’s because the city is using most of its bonding capacity to upgrade SE 2nd Avenue or Swimming Pool Road says…

Rockridge Discussing Future Facility Needs

The Rockridge School Board talking future facility plans. The process will involve community engagement, says Superintendent Marcus Bush. The board heard from district architects this week. The Rockridge School Board will meet again on Oct. 10.

MERCO Wipes Out A-Town

Mercer County (4-8, 1-1 Lincoln Trail Conference) defeated A-Town in straight sets in volleyball Wednesday, 25-5, 25-13. Molly Hofmann totaled 10 kills in the win for the Golden Eagles. Brylee Marston had 17 assists in the win. Mercer County travels…

Rockets, Graves Break Records To Claim Third Straight TRAC Girls Golf Title

The Rockridge Rockets had a record breaking day at the Three Rivers Athletic Conference (TRAC) girls golf meet Wednesday, winning the conference and having four of the ten first team all-conference performers at Saukie Golf Course. Rockridge’s team score, 330,…