This following article is about the recent settlement of Randy Steidl with one of the defendants in his wrongful conviction federal civil lawsuit — the Illinois State Police. The suspect with political […]
Breaking News: Nov 30, 2011 Illinois State Police settle with Randy Stiedl, HOWEVER, he has not settled his case against the city of Paris, former Paris police officials Gene Ray and James […]
Here is a gem from upstate Illinois…………..that comes back to Edgar County! http://www.firstelectricnewspaper.com/2011/09/no-word-yet-on-who-gets-bill-for_19.html Still another possibility, according to Johnston, would be to find some other agency to foot the bill. If it […]
From the DailyHerald.com http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20111124/news/711249912/ After the DuPage Forest Preserve District forced out two employees suspected of misusing taxpayer funds and resources, the district announced Wednesday it has hired two consulting firms at […]
The following are excerpts from an article in the Olney Daily Mail in Richland County showing the mentality of their county board – and another link in the disappearing dogs story. Stay with us, we’ll […]
Let’s talk about mandatory reporting……and a recently famous case of keeping it “in-house”. Here are some key points that people may not be aware of: Report shall be made immediately […]
At the November meeting of the District 95 School Board a summary of the audit was presented. The District received a clean report, and it has one of the highest financial […]
From Metcalf, Edgar County, Illinois – A videotaped confession and it gets a plea deal? News story from WICD – Danville is here. Keep in mind: The legal components surrounding domestic […]
Does the County Board think that just because they make a resolution it makes it legal? Below is information on potential illegal transfers of funds from Animal Control to the county general fund. This […]
The following are two more Open Meetings Act Requests for Review sent to the Illinois Attorney General’s office this month. I will post updates as they are received. The first was an […]
ETSB (911) Oct 3, 2011 Meeting Video – I just realized I forgot to post it.
Video of the Paris City Council Meeting 10-24-2011. Congratulations to our newest firefighter! Looks like they will demo some of the buildings at the Ed Plex soon.
In response to a FOIA requests for documents relating to the arrest of a former Edgar County Health Department employee, the following information was available on Chandra Smith. Please keep in mind […]
This story comes from WTHI News: http://www.wthitv.com/dpp/news/crime/health-dept.-talks-about-felony-charge Updated: Monday, 17 Oct 2011, 10:44 PM EDT Published : Monday, 17 Oct 2011, 10:44 PM EDT Amanda Jarrett PARIS, Illinois (WTHI) – A former […]
News Release from the Paris Police Department: News Release, 10/17/2011 RE: Theft of funds / Edgar County Health Department On September 7th, 2011, the Paris Police Department was contacted by Officials of […]
As a result of an investigation into the finances at the Edgar County Health Department, a felony theft warrant was issued for the former book keeper, Chandra Smith. Mrs. Smith, 39 years […]
So, just so I get this straight: Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya aren’t enough – let’s throw in Uganda, (Southern) Chad (Central African Republic) (the World’s newest nation) and Congo for good measure. Where are all […]
This story is becoming all too common in Paris and Edgar County, as a matter of fact is has become a common occurrence in Richland and Crawford Counties also. This organization has […]
During the month of October I attended several District 95 School Board meetings. So far, the district still has not received the money for the new high school from the State of […]
From McHenry County – You can read it here: http://countyleaks.blogspot.com/2011/10/same-tech-firm-examined-computers-in.html
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Edgar County scores an “F” by the Sunshine Review. Information here: http://sunshinereview.org/index.php/Edgar_County,_Illinois Well, they HAD to say SOMETHING good about it….. The good Edgar County’s website has not been updated since 5/10/2003 […]
Video of the Sep 26, 2011 – 13 minute Paris City Council Meeting:
Thirty-four union elites are draining $338,000 a month from the Illinois teacher pension system see it here– including the $20,200 per month pension of the former President of the NEA (national teachers […]
After attending an Animal Control meeting and a Distict 95 School Board meeting, three people – two BoE board members and another “prominant” (term used loosely) person, contacted my employers and told […]
Edgar County is on page 27. Copies will be available at the Circle K (accross from Burger King) in Paris! Copies are available at the Junction in Kansas!
http://www.wthitv.com/dpp/news/crime/former-township-trustee-arrested-for-stealing-over-71000 A story from nearby Brazil, Indiana. Updated: Saturday, 24 Sep 2011, 9:26 PM EDT Paul Hackett, 62 Published : Friday, 23 Sep 2011, 6:00 PM EDT Tom Brodbeck BRAZIL, […]
Below is the Edgar County Animal Shelter committee meeting video from Oct 3, 2011. Below that is the proposal made by Terry Elston. So, if your taxes for owning a dog increase, make […]
There was a combine and field fire just west of Paris today (9-30-2011) it started approx 3:30 P.M. Don’t know the name of the owner yet. The Paris Fire Department arrived shortly […]
Adam Andrzejewski – For The Good of Illinois – at the Robinson Tea Party 9-25-2011 The first part of the party!