Author: John Kraft

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board called a Special Meeting for Monday, January 27, 2020, to appoint two Edgar County Housing Authority Commissioners to vacancies created by recent resignations. Gene Thomey was appointed as Commissioner with the term ending on 8-1-2020. Donna Vieter was appointed as...

Winnebago Co., IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_56570" align="alignleft" width="415"] From the Left: Attorney John M. Nelson, Trustee Boomer, Trustee Zimmerman[/caption] Last month we reported on Pecatonica Township's banning of Rogene Hamilton from township property for 6 months and 10 days. We believe a township does not have...

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...