Edgar County Board

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - After the March 24, 2020 Edgar County Board Special meeting, and following our reporting of the Edgar County Sheriff Administrative Assistant, Jamie Trogdon's, alleged fudging of time cards (which Sheriff Wood claims "it's not like we all haven't fudged our time sheets...

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...

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - During today's Edgar County Board Meeting, the public was notified that the Edgar County Jail is effectively closing at the end of the month. Citing the lack of any insurance coverage, the Edgar County Sheriff's Department will no long be able to house...

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - When the pending Edgar County jail closure was announced, we reported it (here). Since that article, the County has been searching for a different insurance company that is willing to insure all or part of the jail, or in the alternative, they are...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - In a 33-page Summary Judgment decision, the United States District Court, Central District of Illinois, Urbana Division, found Edgar County Deputy Dee Burgin and Sheriff Jeff Wood liable in 9 Counts brought against them by Edgar County resident Charles F. Barrett. We published...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - A now-former employee, Courtni Hays, of the Edgar County Health Department is alleged to have stolen or otherwise misappropriated funds from the health department. She has since resigned, the Edgar County Sheriff's Department has completed its investigation, and information forwarded to Edgar County...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - During this morning's Edgar County Board study session, Eric Shaughnessy, former contracted ambulance provider for the Edgar County Special Services Area, provided documentation pertaining to funds he claims is still owed to his company for services rendered and not paid under his...