Copyright 2022 All Rights Reserved.

December 3, 2022

Edgar County

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - Once again we see Dee Burgin's name in a Federal Court docket for alleged violations of a person's civil rights.  With that, it also brings into it the Sheriff and the County. "Plaintiff, ROBERT FULLERTON, by and through his attorney, brings this action...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - A little over a month ago, RIDES Mass Transit District ("RIDES-MTD") filed suit naming Edgar County Treasurer Don Wiseman as Defendant seeking the $152,000.00 + they believe should have been paid to them after the claimed dissolution of the East Central Illinois...

Winnebago County - (ECWd) - According to the FBI press release, "Claassen used her position as the approved for payments from Winnebago County to vendors to steal approximately $368,137 from the County.  Claassen further admitted in the plea agreement that from April 15, 2014 to July 1,...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - We received tips that the Edgar County Airport Zoning Commission did not provide a draft copy of the airport zoning policy they were proposing to pass in advance of the meeting. Without the proposed ordinance being provided in advance, nobody knew which questions...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - On August 27, 2016, Gary Henry reported that Robert Howrey stated "IDOT estimates approximately half of the county-owned airports in Illinois are not zoned." He also stated "IDOT was not willing to acknowledge de facto zoning existed because of FAA rules, which...

$