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December 3, 2022

Edgar County

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...

Coles County (ECWd) - When a law enforcement entity breaks the law, who can the people turn to for accountability?  As referenced in this article, Edgar County was plagued with illegal gun sales and to date totally ignored by that State's Attorney, Mark Isaf. January 17th, 2014...

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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