Announcements

Help Brighten The Holidays For Area Nursing Home Residents

You can help area nursing home residents have a great Christmas by donating gifts. There are 93 residents in the local nursing homes at this time. Please drop off donations at Morrison’s Market in Viola or NPL Tax & Accounting…

Essley-Noble Museum Temporarily Closed

As of Fri., Nov. 20, the museum is closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.   Starting in November, hours of operation for the Essley-Noble Museum in Aledo will change! Winter hours for November and December will be as follows: Friday –…

Mercer County Retired Teachers Scholarship Announcement

The Mercer County Retired Teachers Association announces it annual Scholarship Program again this year. The program is designed to support Mercer County students who are planning to enter the teaching profession. Multiple scholarships up to $1,000 may be awarded in…

Viola Public Library Moving To New Building

Viola Public Library District is moving to the new building at 1701 17th Street. It will take some time to get everything set up and ready to go, so keep watching Facebook and the website to find out when you…

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…

First Baptist Church Of Aledo Outreach

First Baptist Church of Aledo is a connection point for information and services in Mercer County. They are a collection point for personal care items for immediate distribution. People are encouraged to bring toiletries and non-perishable food items to the…

University Of Illinois Extension Offices Closed

University of Illinois Extension’s unit offices serving Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties have been temporarily closed, effective Monday, March 16, 2020 University of Illinois Extension’s unit offices serving Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark Counties have been temporarily…