Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - This is an update from last week's article on the arrest and charging of Courtni Hays, former employee of the Edgar County Health Department. Hays was book in and out of the Edgar County Sheriff's Department on August 16, 2019. The only issue we...

WILL CO. (ECWd) - In a surprise email from the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor's office, it was clear Wesley Township had attempted to get the August 20, 2019, opinion stating they violated the Open Meetings Act ("OMA") overturned. They did this by attempting to establish...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Former Edgar County Health Department employee Courtni Hays was arrested under an August 16, 2019, warrant and charged with a Class 2 Felony for allegedly committing theft of between $10,000 and $100,000 from the Edgar County Health Department. Hays posted $500 Bond on...

Wilmington, IL. (ECWd) - As we had previously reported, Wesley Township made a decision without voting on it during a public meeting. The decision was the result of the township trustees allegedly calling the supervisor and demanding she close the township park to campers because of...