Author: John Kraft

CAHOKIA, IL. (ECWd) - Commonfields of Cahokia Water District Board Chairman, Curtis McCall, started their most recent public meeting with a threat to the public. He stated that the meeting would be video taped and the tape would be used to prosecute people. Nice way to make people feel comfortable...

DECATUR, IL. (ECWd) - WAND  I-TEAM Reporter, Doug Wolfe: "As newspapers struggle to survive many no longer keep an eye on tax dollars and government corruption. Citizen watchdog groups, like the Edgar County Watchdogs, fill the void." Reporter: Doug Wolfe Aired: November 3, 2016. WAND TV -...

SANGAMON COUNTY, IL. (ECWd) - In true self-serving fashion, one of the contracted Engineers for the South Sangamon Water Commission has reaped a benefit no other person in this state can touch - he managed to get the SSWC to give him an easement for recreational, hunting,...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - November will be three years since the fire-bombing of two aircraft at the Paris Airport, located just north of Paris, Illinois in Edgar County, and the Illinois State Police report of the crime is still lacking in much evidence. Polygraphs: Four people were asked to be...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Latest on Chatham’s Water Problems — Bishop On Air October 25, 2016 Bishop talks with Edgar County Watchdogs’ Kirk Allen about the latest in the ongoing saga of Chatham’s public water supply. Click link below to listen to the audio. http://www.wmay.com/episode/latest-on-chathams-water-problems-bishop-on-air/ http://www.wmay.com/episode/latest-on-chathams-water-problems-bishop-on-air/ Please consider a donation...

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) - We recently reported on a lawsuit (here) where an individual claims he was wrongly arrested and the handcuffs were placed on his wrists too tight, causing injuries. After receiving what is purported to be all the video from the incident, it is...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - On October 18, 2016, Edgar County Corrections Officer, Stacey Hawkins, entered a plea of not guilty and demanded a jury trial. She was charged with Domestic Battery and Aggravated Assault stemming from an incident on September 5th, where she allegedly made physical contact...

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