Nauvoo Councilwoman Beverly Reynolds told the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) to take down her Facebook comments on Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) or face a lawsuit, the ECW's John Kraft posted on the group's Illinois Leaks website recently.
Two separate CDs the City of Carlinville said it sent in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by a government oversight group either got lost in the mail or never made it that far, the group argued on Tuesday.
Depending on one's point of view, either the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) have been attacking Carlinville's mayor and interfering in elections or the Blackburn College newspaper is a biased publication doing a "hatchet job" on a group acting in the public interest.
The Illinois Attorney General's office has initiated an investigation into an alleged violation of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) by the City of Carlinville after the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) filed a complaint.
The attorney for recently reinstated South Jacksonville Police Chief Joshua Hallock is calling for an official misconduct inquiry into the village regarding the release of privileged attorney-client material, the Edgar County Watchdogs reported recently.
Daniel Swanson, the Republican candidate for the Illinois House seat for District 74, presented his qualifications for office recently, including his agricultural roots and time spent as an officer of the Illinois National Guard.