Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

Woodstock, IL. (ECWd) – For Immediate Release: Woodstock, Illinois January 23, 2020. Local 395 Iron Workers Union President and Business Agent entered guilty pleas in connection with an attack on a McHerny County company that took place on January 7, 2016. Pursuant ot the guilty pleas, the Local Union...

Mattoon, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_56553" align="alignleft" width="123"] Mattoon Mayor Tim Gover[/caption] During the first City Council meeting of 2020, Mattoon Mayor Tim Gover appointed Mark Nelson as Commissioner of the Coles County Airport Authority. Nelson is an employee of Mattoon CUSD 2 (School District). The problem is...

Edgar CO. (ECWd) - Courtni Hays, is scheduled for a Hearing on January 30, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. for a negotiated plea to the charges of theft of between $10,000 and $100,000 from the Edgar County Health Department. Former Edgar County Health Department employee Courtni Hays was...

Wesley Township, Will County, IL. (ECWd) - The former Wesley Township Road Commissioner (appointed to the vacancy in 2013 and never elected) thought it might be a good idea to reap (unlawful) unemployment benefits from his former (appointed to an elective) position when the electors threw...

Frankfort, IL. (ECWd) - Alexander “Alex” Petrakis, Associate Principal at Lincoln-Way East High School, resigned his employment effective January 15, 2020. We applaud him for doing the right thing. The School Board vote was unanimous to accept the 5 resignations listed on the Agenda. [pdf-embedder url="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/LincolnWay-2020-01-16-RESIGNATIONS-REPORT.pdf" title="LincolnWay 2020-01-16 RESIGNATIONS...