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December 3, 2022

Edgar County

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) - On December 26, 2015, Dee Burgin, in his employment as an Edgar County Deputy Sheriff, entered the home of a local farmer, Charlie Barrett, without a warrant and after Mr. Barrett clearly told him to get out. Under the law, Mr. Barrett’s...

Chrisman, IL. (ECWd) - Congratulations Village of Metcalf taxpayers - the equivalent of all of your payments to NECAS during the past 5 years went towards paying Christmas bonuses! Metcalf's entire financial support (the 2015 payments were the same as the 2016 payments) to the Northern Edgar...

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...

Vermilion, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Sheriff's Department served a warrant on former Vermilion (Paris Fire Protection District) Fireman Dale Colter, who was arrested at 8:40 a.m. on January 6, 2020, and charged with Felony Theft of between $10k and $100k. According to Court records, it...

Edgar County (ECWd) - A few weeks ago we published an article alleging theft of public funds by a member of the Vermilion, IL (Edgar County) Fire Department, Paris Community Fire Protection District. We understand the investigation is still ongoing (not completed yet) and is being handled...

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