Mercer County Fair Begins in Aledo
Once a year the carnival would come to my hometown for a week. My step-dad worked with the service club that sponsored the event, so I always got free ride tickets and 'insider' access.
I always found the lights exciting, and just the energy from everyone in town coming together...
Craig's List: 4 Things to Know - 7/10
Cue Karen Carpenter.
1 - Showers and thunderstorms should exit the area by 8am-ish setting us up for a hot, steamy Monday. WQAD Meteorologist Eric Sorensen has your forecast details here.
2 - The Pirates looted the Cubs for 14 runs yesterday in the final game before the All-Star break...
Recently Released K.C. Chief Arrested in Aledo
The Rock Island Argus is reporting that a player recently released from the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs was arrested and released on bail in Aledo this week.
The Argus reports that running back Darrin Reaves spent Sunday night in the Mercer County Jail after Aledo Police arrested him earlier that d…
Aledo Man Honored in Culver's Commercial
An Aledo man is being saluted by the Culvers Restaurant chain for his work with veterans.
The commercial is part of an ad campaign saluting "local heroes."
According to the Culvers website, "Culver’s guests (are asked) to nominate someone in their lives who g…
Craig's List: 4 Things to Know - 5/2
It's Two for Tuesday... kinda.
1 - I forgot to giveaway the $20 gift card to Nally's Kitchen in Davenport yesterday, so today I'm giving away two today. Two chances to win a gift card for some of the most authentic Mexican food in the Quad Cities...