December 2017

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - With 2017 nearing an end, we find the City of Carlinville still embroiled in self-induced battles brought on by their failures to follow the law. Sometimes even going out of their way to thwart the meaning of the law to do whatever...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - The City of Carlinville's council members received a Notice of Criminal Trespass during their last city council meeting. It came from the Illinois Alluvial Regional Water Company, a private company in which the city is part owner (at least for now). So Carlinville...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - After reviewing another Police Officer's narrative of the events from December 18, 2017, it is clear, according to the report, that Jasper County School Board Member Holly Farley gave false information to the Police Officer. Officer James Riddle, said he spoke to Farley...

EDGAR CO., IL (ECWd) - The Truth in Taxation Hearing schedule for today on the proposed property tax increase for the newly formed Elbridge-Symmes Multi-Township Assessment District has been canceled. There were several problems, including passing the cut-off date for submitting the tax levy to the County...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - "We have an emergency" "Two men that are very violent" "Disrupting and yelling and screaming at everyone on the board" All of those statements made by Board Member Melissa Stanley are false. Then she tried to deny saying anything about violence to the Police Officer when...