Skinner’s Fills Christmas Tree Void

When the Aledo Exchange Club informed the community that they lost their Christmas tree provider and weren’t going to be able to have their annual tree sale, a local Aledo business stepped up to fill the void. Skinner’s Landscaping was…

City Of Aledo Caucus Dec. 5

The City of Aledo caucus date is next Monday. There are four-year terms open in Wards 1 through 4 and a two-year unexpired term in Ward 1. Caucus times are 7 p.m. The location for Ward 1 is St. Catherine’s…

Mercer County YMCA Facility Turns 30

The Mercer County Family YMCA celebrating 30 years. The facility opened in 1992. Thirty years is a nice milestone says YMCA Executive Director Sarah Brown. An expansion project was completed in 2021, doubling the size of the facility. The Y…

Mistrial Declared In Hockenberry Retrial

A mistrial declared in the retrial of a Keithsburg man charged with solicitation of murder for hire. The ruling was made Tuesday “without prejudice” meaning the case can be retried again. 48-year-old Kevin Hockenberry’s first trial ended in a hung…