Clark County

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - On June 30, 2016, Gov. Rauner signed HB4630 which made a change to the Illinois Open Meetings Act. Jeanne Ives was the Chief Sponsor in the House, along with Sponsor Peter Breen and others, with Michael Connelly as Chief Sponsor in the Senate. It...

Marshall,  CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) - UPDATE: A single-vehicle, multi-occupant crash very early this morning took the life of a driver and passenger from Brocton and sent two individuals from Paris to a Terre Haute hospital. Illinois State Police  in District #12 said that the crash occurred at 2:52...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - Another lawsuit has been filed naming the Clark County Park District ("CCPD") as Defendants for another in a long line of failures of their Executive Director, Charity Murphy. [caption id="attachment_20947" align="alignleft" width="240"] Charity Murphy - CCPD[/caption] Murphy has consistently failed miserably when it comes...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - During their recent budget/appropriations hearing there was considerable discussion on appropriating $10,000.00 to the Marshall Cemetery. Below is what was discussed, along with our opinions of the discussion: Dick James, City of Marshall Attorney, argues that the council can declare something a public purpose without...

MARSHALL TOWNSHIP, CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) - St. Mary's Cemetery in Marshall, Illinois is a privately owned cemetery operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese in Springfield, tax parcel number 08-08-24-09-101-001, and is a new discovery of ours - in a previous article, we wrote how the City of Marshall used...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - On the last day of session, the House unanimously concurred with Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 to HB4630. This Bill to amend the Open Meetings Act has had unanimous support thru the entire process with comments from legislators such as "I can't believe elected...