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April 20, 2024

Shelbyville

Shelby Co.  (ECWd) - In what may be the most cryptic opinion we have ever seen from the Attorney General's PAC office, it is clear the county board violated the Open Meetings Act when they permitted a board member to attend remotely during the reorganizational meeting...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - We first covered the Keith Petard Insurance scandal in this article. If you have not read that article along with the linked documents, we urge you to do so in order to better grasp the information in this article. For those willing to...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - Keith Petard, now retired former Shelby County Highway Department employee appears to owe some money to Shelby County.  What many may not remember, Alan Spesard, County Highway Engineer, was not the only county employee operating their business out of the County Highway...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - Both the now-former Shelby County Sheriff and current Shelby County Highway Engineer are subjects involved in criminal investigations for their activities in their official capacity. The Sheriff resigned effective June 25, 2021.  A charging decision is in the hands of the Attorney General...

Shelby Co.  (ECWd) - The Shelby County Treasurer Erica Firnhaber has filed a Declaratory and Injunctive Relief lawsuit naming Shelby County Sheriff Koonce and State's Attorney Nichole Kroncke as Defendants. "During the course of the last year and previously the Sheriff of Shelby County has entered into...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - The Illinois Counties Code, for those that actually read it and can understand plain language, outlines a very specific process for a County Board to hold a special meeting.  There are obligations for those making the request and obligations for the County...

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