Announcements

MCRTA Scholarship Program Announced For 2022

The Mercer County Retired Teachers Association will be accepting applications for its Scholarship Program, designed to support Mercer County students who are planning to enter the teaching profession. Multiple scholarships up to $1,000 will be awarded to deserving applicants beginning…

Henderson County Health Department Vaccine Update

Currently, people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised can get a 3rd shot. However, immunocompromised people who have recently completed their vaccination cycle must wait to get a third shot until 28 days after their second shot. People who are…

New Boston Museum Open Saturdays

The New Boston Museum, located at 102 Main Street, is open from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturdays. They have many antiques and a great gallery of old photos; and they invite everyone to come for a visit! Check out their…

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.…

Area Food Pantry 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…

Viola Public Library Moves To New Building

Viola Public Library District has moved to the new building at 1701 17th Street and is currently open for curbside pick-up. Like their Facebook page to keep up to date on what’s happening at the library. For curbside pickup, please…

Edwards River Public Library Opens Monday, July 6

Edwards River Public Library, Aledo is going back to regular hours starting Mon., July 6 — MWF: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., TTH: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sun: Closed. Key library services return:…

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…