Jasper County

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor issued a determination letter stating that it was "unable to conclude" and their office had "insufficient evidence" to determine that Jasper County School Board held an improper closed session meeting-after-the-meeting on December 18, 2017. This stems...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - During at least the last two Jasper County School Board meetings, their attorney, Anthony Loizzi, from Hodges Loizzi Eisenhammer Rodick & Kohn LLP, displayed a disrespectful, interruptive, and disruptive attitude towards School Board member Earnest and in some cases, towards citizens attending...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - The Jasper County Community Unit School District #1 held its February 2018 monthly board meeting, which included the introduction of the District's 16 Illinois State Scholars. People's State Bank presented each Scholar with a well-deserved "Silver Eagle" Dollar coin. https://youtu.be/MwTV4viio3w?t=1m15s . Our work is funded entirely...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has issued a letter (here or read it below) to the Jasper County Community Unit School District #1 in response to an allegation of an Open Meetings Act violation after the board's December 18, 2017,...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - After reviewing another Police Officer's narrative of the events from December 18, 2017, it is clear, according to the report, that Jasper County School Board Member Holly Farley gave false information to the Police Officer. Officer James Riddle, said he spoke to Farley...