February 2018

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - A lawsuit has been filed in Macoupin County Circuit Court challenging the authority of the City of Carlinville and Village of Dorchester to form a private water company with Jersey County Rural Water Company for the purpose of developing a private regional...

Kankakee, IL. (ECWd) - The Kankakee County Executive Committee will hold a meeting today at 9:00 a.m. to discuss, in part, the appointment of Rende O. Langlois as a Commissioner to the Kankakee Valley Airport Authority. He had held this post previously and resigned last year after...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor issued a determination letter stating that it was "unable to conclude" and their office had "insufficient evidence" to determine that Jasper County School Board held an improper closed session meeting-after-the-meeting on December 18, 2017. This stems...

Coles Co. (ECWd) - After running one article on Ford County and their Supervisor of Assessment failures, the Supervisor resigned and today we find that the Ford County Board of Review did just as we suggested, with one minor exception. Our suggestion in this article: "With these many...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - Justin Hefner had his first appearance in court this morning.  He has been transferred to the Danville, IL. VA Center and his hearing was continued until March 15th, 2018. According to Judici, he has not been charged with any gun crimes.  Current charges are...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The reported (see WAND, WCIA and WTHI) incident of an individual showing up at the Edgar County Sheriff's Department trying to pass himself off as a Federal Agent has gotten much attention in the press lately, and we put together a timeline...