DEKALB, IL. (ECWd) – Starting last year, and thru to earlier this year, we had received numerous vile, racist, nasty sexual related, threatening messages to our web page – culminating in a […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Randy Peterson, who is still listed on the Board of Directors of the Paris Area Chamber of Commerce, entered a plea deal in Vermillion County, Indiana for Operating […]
KANSAS, IL. (ECWd) – Tax Relief is coming to Kansas Township property owners! As promised to the voters in the Kansas Fire Protection District, the KFPD has eliminated its Emergency Rescue Tax […]
Dee Burgin – Redwood Law firm once again smokes Burgin’s attempt to stay case against him. Bankruptcy case fails to stop civil case against him
Edgar Co. (ECWd) – Edgar County Deputy Dee Burgin has once again lost in an attempt to stay the civil rights case against him in Federal Court. Redwood Law firm, the same […]
Paris, IL. (ECWd) – Around 3 p.m. this afternoon, several vehicles were involved in an accident at the corner of Jasper and Jefferson in Paris, Illinois. The Paris Police Department, Paris Fire […]
EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – In the continuing legal battle between RIDES Mass Transit District and the Edgar County Board over the remaining funds after dissolution of the East Central Illinois Mass […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Airport held a fly-in / drive-in today. Below are some pictures of the event (click on pics to enlarge): .
DECATUR, IL. (ECWd) – Doug Wolfe, I-TEAM, Investigative Reporter for WAND talked about GovPlates.com website, a special project of American Watchdogs, where people can track the registered owner of government licensed vehicles. Just […]
KANSAS, IL. (ECWd) – The Village of Kansas, Illinois Police Department has hired a new part-time police officer. His name is Ed Motley and he comes with a little experience: 2 years […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Enjoy! It was a hot one this year… .
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Work is progressing on the new Dollar Tree in Paris, Illinois. It is located between the RIDES Mass Transit District building and Auto Zone (across from Kroger).
TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) – Since our last report on the arrest warrant, charges and prosecution of former Edgar County Airport Board Member J.D. Kesler: Kesler was given permission to leave Indiana […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Kami Miller and Ashley Miller (yes they are related) both pled guilty in Federal Court, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, Urbana Division […]
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SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – A complaint was filed with the Illinois Governor’s Office of the Executive Inspector General (“OEIG”) complaining about: IDOT Chief Counsel’s wrongful interpretation of state law IDOT Chief Counsel’s […]
Illinois (ECWd) – When we fail to address violations of law by public officials at the local level, it festers and desensitizes us to the importance of our laws. Those officials who […]
EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – Just days prior to the scheduled Hearing on Edgar County’s Motion to Dismiss, RIDES Mass Transit District filed a Motion to file a second Amended Complaint. That Motion […]
EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – Recent reports in the local paper stating that the “taps are back on” for federal funding are turning out to be more fake news. County Chairman Voigt’s assertion […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Paris, Oliver, Grandview, and Kansas Fire Departments were called to a fire involving stored large round bales of hay – about 4 miles west of Paris on route 16. […]
TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) – Jerome D. “JD” Kesler appeared in Vigo County Court his morning on two felony charges of voting outside the precinct of where he lived – what some […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Update: 6-26-20017 – The responding “SWAT” was the “Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System Special Response Team” (“ILEAS“) based in Urbana, Illinois. Paris Police Department called the SWAT team out […]
J.D. Kesler, Former Edgar Co. Airport Board Member, Vigo Co. Sheriff Deputy, and Vigo Co. EMA Deputy Director Charged with 2 felonies –
TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) – Jerome “J.D.” Kesler, Vigo County Indiana Emergency Management Agency (“EMA”) Deputy Director, Vigo County Sheriff Special Deputy and former Edgar County Airport Board Member was arrested and charged this […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – It has come to our attention that certain individuals appear to be immune from receiving tickets for Ordinance violations. Paris City Councilman Kemper owns a house on the […]
CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – According to a Clark County Sheriff’s Department Press Release, there was a disturbance at Mill Creek Lake and Campground – Clark County Park District – on May […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – 703 Douglas Street, Paris, IL. Witnesses say they spotted a female running from the house and noticed smoke coming out of the building – there are unconfirmed reports […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – We broadcast a live video feed of this meeting (below) on our ECWd Facebook page – The Edgar County Board Finance Committee held a meeting this afternoon at 4 […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Video of the house fire in the 200 block of East Madison Street in Paris, Illinois. It was called in at around 6 p.m. on May 13. Crews […]
Metcalf, IL. (ECWd) – Pictures are of flooding in Metcalf – mostly on Metcalf Road, with County Road 6 being the worst. Mayor Cheryl Gill said it could have been a lot worse […]
PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Edgar County has filed an answer, in the form of a Motion to Dismiss, to the amended complaint filed against them by RIDES Mass Transit District (“RIDES-MTD”). This […]
INDIANAPOLIS, IN. (ECWd) – Former Candidate for State Representative of the 102nd District in Illinois, Randall “Randy” Peterson, 38, was arrested in Marion County Indiana on January 15, 2017. UPDATE: 3-24-2017 – 11:56 […]