Piatt County

Piatt Co. (ECWd) - Piatt County Chairman Ray Spencer called for the resignation of the State's Attorney and Assistant State's Attorney citing lack of legal representation on County matters. The State's Attorney, Dana Rhoades, issued a Press Release yesterday clearly refuting the Chairman's claims, however, the real...

PIATT Co. (ECWd) - We have written several articles detailing how the Piatt County Board's compensation ordinance violates state law and is invalid. We also wrote about one Piatt County board member who reimbursed the county for funds paid in excess of what was permitted according...

Piatt Co. (ECWd) - While awaiting his criminal trial after being indicted for Offical Misconduct and Forgery, we wonder if Chairman Ray Spencer might face some more charges for violating other parts of the county code? We recently covered the failures of the Piatt County Board and...

Piatt Co. (ECWd) - While the Piatt County Board Chairman, Ray Spencer, is facing multiple criminal indictments for alleged Official Misconduct and Forgery, his problems may grow and actually implicate the rest of the board members. The law specifically outlines the criteria for County Board member's compensation. "shall...