Announcements

School Supply Drive For Children In Mercer County

A School Supply and Personal Amenities Drive is currently underway to collect some of the most basic and essential needs of children in Mercer County. The drive is being conducted by the 14th Judicial Circuit, Mercer County and is a…

Area Food Pantries And Hours

Churches of Mercer County Food Pantry The Churches of Mercer County Food Pantry at 1200 S. College Avenue in Aledo is open from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and from 8 a.m. to noon on Fridays. They accept food…

Mercer Co. Senior Center Bus Trip To Mackinac Island

The Mercer County Senior Center invites you to pack your bags and head out for a week of fun and sight-seeing in Mackinac Island! You’ll travel by motor coach with Diamond Tours, Sept. 19 – 24! This six-day trip includes…

Veterans Service Officer Returns To VAC Office In Aledo

Attention all vets! Veterans Service Officer Steven R. Birdett of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs has resumed an office presence every first and third Thursday of the month at the Mercer County Veterans Assistance Commission Office. The VAC Office…

MC Housing Authority Taking Voucher Program Applications

The Mercer County Housing Authority is now taking applications for its Section 8 housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List. The Section 8 Housing Voucher program provides rental assistance for low-income families who qualify by meeting income requirements. Applicants are subject…

Aledo Electronics & Paint Collection Site

Do you have electronics or latex paint you want to get rid of safely? Stop by the City of Aledo Street Department Garage at 309 E. Main Street on the first and third Thursday of each month from 9 a.m.…

Genesis First Med Pharmacy Providing Curbside Service For Safety

With the goal of protecting patients and staff, Genesis First Med Pharmacy, Aledo, has initiated prescription curbside service. Please follow these instructions: 1. Patients should call ahead for pharmacy services. Let pharmacy staff know what prescriptions are needed to be…