Jasper County

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - "We have an emergency" "Two men that are very violent" "Disrupting and yelling and screaming at everyone on the board" All of those statements made by Board Member Melissa Stanley are false. Then she tried to deny saying anything about violence to the Police Officer when...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - Watch our video report on the federal lawsuit, and the "incident" after the last school board meeting adjourned. https://youtu.be/Md68OMTHSnc School Board Member Melissa Stanley made false 911 call after School Board Meeting - After the December 18, 2017 school board meeting, and according to the...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - A Federal lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court Southern District of Illinois naming the following as Defendants: Board of Education of the Jasper County Community Unit School District Number 1 Andrew D. Johnson, Superintendent Jon Fulton, President of...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Paris Tigers lost to the Newton Eagles 35-45 in their final regular season football game for the 2017 season. Tigers end the season with a record of 6-3, Eagles with an 8-1 record. Playoffs are coming up. Video of the game below: First Half: https://youtu.be/RNX3N3EHOvc Second Half: https://youtu.be/6cMP46x0Dv8 . ...

Jasper Co., IL. (ECWd) - Our previous article in this school district looked at the non-legally-binding alleged Cease and Desist letter given to an elected school board member (here). This Jasper County School District #1 - Board of Education and this School Superintendent are still playing the...

Illinois (ECWd) - When we fail to address violations of law by public officials at the local level, it festers and desensitizes us to the importance of our laws. Those officials who are allowed to get away with breaking our laws move up the chain to...

NEWTON, IL. (ECWd) - Earlier this year, the Jasper County School District #1 Board of Trustees and its attorney issued a "Cease and Desist" letter to board member Jed Earnest - something that carries no legal effect and portrays the board as nothing but schoolyard playground bullies. This...