Shelby County

Shelbyville, IL. (ECWd) - The Special Meeting of the Shelby County Board opened with controversy yesterday. On the Agenda for consideration and vote was a motion to remove the elected County Treasurer from office. After considerable discussion and public comments, the sponsor of the motion removed the motion...

Shelbyville, IL. (ECWd) - Lame-duck sessions of the Shelby County Board might get interesting - the Chairman was ousted in the primary election (garnering only around 25% of the vote) and is apparently seeking revenge during his last month, and Board Member LeVonne Chaney was ousted...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - Shelby County State's Attorney Gina Vonderheide was deposed in the lawsuit brought against the County to stop payments to a private attorney hired illegally by the Board.  During the deposition, a shocking disclosure by Vonderheide points to a clear breach of her...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - The onion clearly has many layers in Shelby County, and each time we peel back another layer it exposes more malfeasance and violations of law.  The latest being compensation for the County Sheriff Don Koonce. According to the minutes of the County Board,...