Terry James

Stakeholders To Meet And Discuss Mercer County Housing Insecurity

Following up on a topic WRMJ’s Focus brought you weeks ago, housing insecurity was discussed Wednesday Morning on the public affairs program.  Krissy Dixon, Nurse Navigator for the Mercer County Health Department and Kyle McEwen, Executive Director of Mercer County…

Preston Speaks About Safety This Planting Season

Mercer County Farm Bureau Manager Jenna Preston is reminding us to slow down and be aware as farmers get ready for planting season.  Preston was a guest on WRMJ’s Focus Program.  She says motorists should allow some extra time on…

Bid For Bargains Wraps Up Today!

WRMJ’s March Bid For Bargains is wrapping up today! If you haven’t picked up your “winnings,” please do so today! We accept cash, checks, and credit cards. Thanks to everyone who made our 2024 Bid For Bargains auctions a great…

New Sign Being Installed At WRMJ Studios

WRMJ’s new sign and logo are being installed on the corner of our historic building.  This video was taken as the new sign is taken out of storage and brought out to the sidewalk in Downtown, Aledo.  The sign was…

Hunger A Problem For Hundreds In Mercer County

The Riverbend Foodbank Mobile Pantry is coming to Community Bible Fellowship in Aledo on Saturday, March 16. Registration begins at at 9:15 a.m. with distribution beginning at 10 a.m. Please arrive no more than 30 minutes before distribution begins. Mandy…

Effects Of Pandemic Linger At Area Churches

The effects of the pandemic are still being felt in churches across Mercer County. Community Bible Fellowship of Aledo Pastor Matt Ewing says attendance has been down in the past 4 years and youth group attendance has dwindled. Ewing is…

Coulter Pushes For Support Of Ambulance Referendum

Less than two weeks to go before the Illinois Primary on March 19 and a referendum to pay for ambulance service is on the ballot in the Aledo and Joy Fire Protection Districts. Joy Fire Protection District Trustee Eric Coulter…

Litwiler Urges Residents To Vote On Ambulance Referendum

With just over two weeks to go before the Illinois Primary, members of the Joy and Aledo Fire Protection Districts are continuing to push the need for a tax increase to pay for ambulance service in a large part of…