Shelby County

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - Shelby County Highway Department Highway Engineer Alan Spesard has been using county resources for private gain. See Part I of this series. After numerous tips of self-dealing, to include use of county resources during his county employment hours, streamed in, the response to...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - The Shelby County Board held their regular monthly meeting yesterday and the public had enough of the lawlessness pushed by County Chairman Bruce Cannon. To many people's surprise, the Board adopted a $1 Million dollar in deficit budget. Near the end of the...

Shelby Co., IL. (ECWd) - Who's on first? Such a simple question can only be answered with full disclosure, which appears to be a problem for Shelby County Highway Engineer Alan Spesard. Alan Spesard - County Highway Engineer since 1999 Alan Spesard - City of Shelbyville salaried City Engineer Alan...

Shelbyville, IL. (ECWd) - During a recent budget committee meeting, Shelby County Board Member Barbara Bennett made it clear, the people should be questioned, not them questioning her and the other board members. While there are plenty of issues discussed in the 1 hour and 50-minute budget...

Shelby, Co. IL  (ECWd) - As part of our continued exposure to the illegal discussions the County Board participated in a closed session, this one is a head-scratcher. County Chairman Bruce Cannon makes a false allegation:  "I have not had a chance to talk with anyone with...

Shelby Co., IL. (ECWd) - As the Shelby County Board tries to figure out their next move in their effort to pay a private attorney hired in violation of the law, improperly closed session discussions included an interesting admission from County Board Chairman Bruce Cannon. "I haven't...