Edgar County Airport

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Construction at the Edgar County Airport continues today with more concrete being delivered by Mid-Illinois Concrete out of Mattoon, Illinois. MiC won the bid, Feutz Contractors is the General Contractor. Next concrete work will be where the fuel tanks will be placed. Photos and short...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - I stopped by the Edgar County Airport this morning to take photos of the fuel farm / apron construction project. Its purpose is to provide additional and self-serve fueling for airplanes, and additional parking (tie-down) space. It appears to be progressing in spite of...

EDGAR Co., IL. (ECWd) - In the video below, Rob Bogue and I are discussing various airports in Illinois, to include issues with the Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority's Commissioners, and the issues with the Edgar County Airport. https://youtu.be/A65lJrDTjdQ . Our work is funded entirely thru donations and we ...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd – News they don’t want you to know) - After almost 4 years of review, the Edgar County Airport Apron Expansion / Fuel Farm project has been given somewhat of a "green light" by the FAA and IDOT. This project was first stopped due...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The reported (see WAND, WCIA and WTHI) incident of an individual showing up at the Edgar County Sheriff's Department trying to pass himself off as a Federal Agent has gotten much attention in the press lately, and we put together a timeline...

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="230"] JD Kesler (left) with his Attorney[/caption] TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) - Jerome "J.D." Kesler pleads guilty this morning in Vigo County Superior Court. The Judge entered a Conviction of “Recklessly Registering to Vote more than once” – a Class A Misdemeanor in Indiana. Kesler was sentenced...

TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) - Former Edgar County Airport Board Member / Vigo County Employee Jerome Kesler is expected to enter a negotiated Plea deal this morning and allegedly plead Guilty to "Recklessly Registering to Vote" - a Class A Misdemeanor on Indiana. We will be in...

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="337"] Jerome Kesler waits outside Courtroom[/caption] TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) - Jerome "J.D." Kesler appeared in Vigo County Superior Court this morning for his scheduled pre-trial hearing. Kesler waited in the hallway until his case was called, at which time he entered the courtroom standing...