Edgar County

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Justin Hefner appeared in Edgar County Circuit Court this morning for a hearing on his 3-count felony case, 2018 CF 39, False impersonation of federal government employee, false impersonation of peace officer, and false impersonation of peace officer. Hefner appeared in custody with...

ILLINOIS (ECWd) - The Illinois Appellate Court, 5th Appellate District, issued an Order which effectively revoked the Illinois Commerce Commission's issuance of a nonpublic utility company's certificate of public conveyance and necessity under the expedited review process set forth in the Illinois Public Utilities Act. Click here...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - Justin Hefner had his first appearance in court this morning.  He has been transferred to the Danville, IL. VA Center and his hearing was continued until March 15th, 2018. According to Judici, he has not been charged with any gun crimes.  Current charges are...

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...

TUSCOLA, IL. (ECWd) - It has come to our attention that Michael Smith, current Superintendent of Tuscola School District, and Candidate for the Office of Superintendent of Regional Office of Education #11 has been busy using his school district email for electioneering purposes. Not only has he...

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