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August 14, 2022

Edgar County State’s Attorney

Update: We just received a CNN update regarding the airtimes for Death Row Stories. Unlike previously reported, the series will not air across all time zones at 10pm but instead each episode will air on Sundays as follows:  10P and 1A ET,  9P and midnight CT,  8P and 11P Mountain,  7P and 10P Pacific.  All premiere dates remain...

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - During the May 11, 2015 Edgar County Airport Advisory Board meeting I talked about the "Edgar County Airport Booster Club" and the pancake and sausage breakfast they are planning on conducting in June. My comments were that the "Booster Club" is not registered...

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) - Early in April we received word that the Sheriff had conducted interviews for the open secretarial position due to the retirement of the previous secretary. In the interview process, the Sheriff invited Nanette Crippes, Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Director, "ETSB", and...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The other applicant for the Edgar County Airport Manager's position spoke during public comment at the county board study session held on April 13, 2015. I spoke about this a last month's county board meeting (here). He briefly went thru his experience with...

Edgar County, IL. (ECWd) - It appears the Edgar County Board lacks any common sense whatsoever. This month, the board, through the Edgar County Airport Advisory Board (which holds no power and cannot make any decisions) has stated it will allow the "Edgar County Airport Booster Club"...

Edgar Co.(ECWd) - To the good citizens of Edgar County, we owe you an apology for thinking we could give your public officials a longer leash to operate from.  It has become clear, once again, that Edgar County officials, specifically county board members this time, simply...

Illinois (ECWd) - On April 1, 2015 the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor issued a determination regarding a Freedom of Information request submitted for review almost 3 years ago. In an effort to share with the public the events surrounding the attempted cover up of criminal...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - On February 26, 2015, the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor made the determination that the Edgar County Board violated the Open Meetings Act when it held a county board meeting on December 6, 2013 without providing advanced notice to the public...

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