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Brad Halbrook Announces Candidacy for the 102nd House District

September 23, 2015   ·   1 Comments

For Immediate Release Contact: Mark Shelden September 23, 2015 217-493-8543 Brad Halbrook, former State Representative and Republican from Shelbyville, will be announcing his intention to ...

Early morning storms move thru Paris –

Paris, IL. (ECWd) – September 19, 2015 A line of thunderstorms moved thru Paris early this morning, leaving tree damage in its wake. No reported ...

Speak, for those who dare not are subjects – Demand Accountability –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – “Public refusal to remain silent and its refusal to accept corruption is the first line of defense against it.” Mr. ...

Death Row Stories, July 19 – Steidl – new trailer video –

Death Row Stories (Steidl), Season 2, Episode 2, will air Sunday, July 19, 9 p.m. Illinois time. It will also be uploaded to CNN’s website ...

Death Row Stories, Season 2 Trailer (video) –

Date(s) and time(s) are in this previous article. Trailer from CNN:…

Death Row Stories: “Randy Steidl” – to broadcast in July…

Update: We just received a CNN update regarding the airtimes for Death Row Stories. Unlike previously reported, the series will not air across all time zones at ...

Two Arrested, charged with child sex crimes –

Paris, IL. (ECWd) – Two recent arrests in Paris result in two being charges with child sex crimes. First was Austen Robinson. 19, of Elwood, ...

Drunk Driving Trash Toter Bandit in Paris ?

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – From all appearances, the driver of this vehicle was “allegedly” driving under the influence of something when he decided to drive ...

Edgar Co. Board splits Paris-5 and Symmes Precincts –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Board, among other items, passed two resolutions during this month’s county board meeting. One was to split ...

Death Row Stories feature should air this spring…

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – CNN has been working on a “Death Row Stories” segment featuring Michale Callahan and Randy Steidl for the past several months. ...

Update on Theresa Smith: accused of elder abuse for stealing $168,000+ from mom

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Here is an update on the Theresa Smith arrest for abusing the elderly, and is reported on WCIA, Channel 3 (here). ...

Corruption Defined – Edgar County –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – With the recent claim by Tay Smith with the Prairie Press stating: “Thus far, I haven’t seen any evidence of corruption ...

Removing a Monument of Pain and Perversion –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – We recently reported the RIDES Mass Transit District had purchased the former Ford dealership building in Paris, Illinois to use as ...

RIDES Mass Transit completes purchase of former Paris Ford dealership –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Today, at around 1:00 p.m., the RIDES Mass Transit District completed the purchase of the former Ford Dealership building in Paris ...

Internationally famous parade vehicle receives applause at Honey-Bee Parade –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – “I just saw an upside down truck!“ That was the statement buzzing around town today before and after the annual Honey-Bee ...

WEIU Reports Paris Parks Experiencing Vandalism (Video) –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – From WEIU’s youtube page (click here): “While the Labor Day holiday is almost over, many families used today as a time ...

Non refundable deposit…or fleecing of the public…

PARIS, IL (ECWd) – A recent project for the City of Paris is the installation of a new generator for the water plant.  For those ...

Jeffrey P. Eskew arrested and charged…

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – May 29, 2014 at 11:54 am, Jeffrey P. Eskew, dob 01-13-90, of 513 Marshall St. was arrested at his residence and ...

Lake Land College Employee Terminated, Charged With Theft –

MATTOON, IL. (ECWd) – This is a common situation that we discover time and time again in nearly every public body we look at. We ...

Video: House Fire – 1000 Block S. Main, Paris, IL. –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – There was an early morning house fire in the 1000 block of South Main Street in Paris, Illinois this morning. No ...

Brett Eldredge Day in Paris (Full VIdeo) – ACM New Artist Nominee –

PARIS, IL (ECWd) – As promised a few months ago, below is the full video from Brett Eldredge day in Paris, Illinois – December 22, ...

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – I think everyone is well aware of the financial turmoil our country is in, as well as our state.   It has ...

Paris Armory Project (Sub)Contractor – CDB Ethics –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – So here we are, after over nine months of driving the conflict of interest train into the ground, up pops another ...

Christmas Morning House Fire in rural Paris –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – A Christmas morning house fire in rural Paris, Illinois called out firemen from Paris, Vermilion, and Oliver Fire Departments. Edgar County ...

Gov. Quinn and Mayor Smith Proclaim Brett Eldredge Day –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – December 22, 2013 was declared Brett Eldredge Day in Illinois and in Paris, IL. thru proclamations signed by Illinois Gov. Pat ...

Armory Parking Lot and New High School Updates –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – It looks like our local public construction jobs are still in full swing. It won’t last too long since it will ...

Disclosure v Censorship In Paris, Illinois –

PARIS, IL (ECWd) – The July- August 2013 edition of Disclosure News Magazine has arrived and is available in the usual places: Gas station in ...

You Paid For It! – City of Paris Revolving Loan Fund – Golf Course –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – Over $540,000 So Far… In all of the recent reporting of conflicts of interest, we decided it is time to publish ...

City of Paris – Insurance Bid Rigging? …

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – The Beacon News published an article late November of last year proclaiming that the City of Paris saved $90,000 on insurance ...

Bid Rigging…A Primer…

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – This article is a primer on a couple articles we are currently in the process of writing. These are coming this ...

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