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Mercer County And Rockridge Win, Orion Defeats Sherrard

It was a defensive battle Friday night as Stark County held the Mercer County Golden Eagles to just a 6-point lead in the first half. However, the Rebels were unable to upset Mercer County who ran away with the score…

Matthew Allen Davidson – Visitation 9/15/22

Matthew Allen Davidson, 51 of New Boston, IL, departed our world Monday, September 12, 2022 with family by his side. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m, Thursday, September 15, at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo, IL. There is no…

Lavota B. Armstrong – Graveside Services 8/27/22

Lavota B. Armstrong, 94 of rural Keithsburg, Illinois, died Monday, August 22, 2022 at Mercer Manor in Aledo, Illinois. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, August 27, at the Keithsburg First Christian Church. Graveside services will follow in the…

A New Windsor woman will be sentenced next month after being found guilty of a residential burglary charge. The Class 1 felony accused 40-year-old Alicia Ferguson of breaking into an Alexis home in 2019. Class 1 felonies are punishable by…

Gloria June Morgan – Services 7/19/22

Gloria June Morgan, 98 of Aledo, Illinois, passed away Thursday, July 14, 2022 at Overlook Village in Moline. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 19, at the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. The funeral service…

Business Spotlight – Doherty Bros. Roofing & Home Improvement

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Jason, Jay, and Brandon Doherty with Doherty Brothers Roofing and Home Improvement in Aledo. They will talk about the progress with Doherty’s showroom and work shop, the addition of Brandon to their team, their…

Business Spotlight – The Fieldhouse

Today John Hoscheidt talks with Kyle Flowers, the owner of The Fieldhouse in Alexis. They will talk about how Kyle purchased the business last year, the many activities that take place there, his athletic flooring company, and his development of…

Jessica N. Wade – Services 6/17/22

Jessica N. Wade, 29 of Sherrard, Illinois passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 11, 2022, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity in Rock Island. Services are 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 17, 2022, at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Private burial will be at a…

WRMJ Audio: Aledo & Westmer Were There At Beginning; Mercer County High School Continues IHSA Bass Fishing Tradition

The IHSA state tournament series in bass fishing began in 2009 and Aledo and Westmer were among the 199 initial schools to field teams. The consolidated Mercer County High School picked up the program the following year and has participated…