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December 3, 2022

Edgar County

BLOOMINGTON, IL. (ECWd) - Our radio interview Ben Yount and Andrew Nelms talking about the watchdog training coming up tomorrow (Aug 20, 2016) in Springfield. [audio mp3="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Il-Watchdog-Radio.mp3"][/audio] . Please consider a donation to the Edgar County Watchdogs. [wp_eStore_donate id=1] ....

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - We wrote in December 2015 about RIDES threatening a lawsuit (here) and explained the situation pretty thoroughly. RIDES-MTD filed the lawsuit a couple weeks ago. The bottom line is that you must follow the law when dissolving a mass transit district ("MTD"), the county...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - During the Edgar County Board meeting this morning, we learned from Karl Farnham that Dale Barkley had submitted his resignation from the Edgar County Airport Advisory Committee. In other business, the Board approved purchasing of a new software package for use with assessments...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Following up on a previous article (here) which could turn out to be a case of wrongful prosecution and conviction, the Illinois State Police Crime Lab has provided the DNA testing results from samples taken from the underwear provided following allegations of...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - According to a customer of B & J's restaurant (aka "The Track Shack" as it is also known due to its proximity to the railroad tracks), he complained to the Edgar County Health Department about seeing cockroaches while eating in B &J's Restaurant. The...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Airport Advisory Committee held a meeting on July 11, 2016. We did not attend, however, several others did attend, and they voiced their opinions. The people voicing their opinions to the committee are the same ones that had control of the airport...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Paris District 95 School Board, voted last night to place the question of a 1% sales tax referendum on the ballot this November. They joined what has been reported as Shiloh and Chrisman School Districts' willingness to make you pay. Knowing the taxpayers...

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