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Illinois General Assembly  ***MEDIA ADVISORY***   For Immediate Release                                                                                Contact:  Vicki Crawford         April 5, 2012                                                                                                                    (217) 836-7624    Brad Halbrook to be Sworn In as 109th District State Representative Shelbyville, IL…Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) will be sworn in as the 109th District State Representative on Tuesday, April 10th at 11:45...

SIU does the right thing, what a novel idea for for Edgar County! While researching for another article, we came across some questionable donations made from Southern Illinois University (SIU) to a Political Action Committee (PAC). I decided to submit a Freedom of Information Act Request...

The now infamous Sheriff of Perry County Illinois, Sheriff Keith Kellerman (of the "Caseyville Handshake" fame), has issued a press release announcing the Perry County Task Force’ intention to sell forfeited guns though an auction with Langham Auctioneers. The problem here is that it is illegal...

Information from Springfield has reported to the Edgar County Watchdogs that Roger Eddy has submitted his resignation effective at midnight tonight.  Mr. Eddy will be leaving his State Representative position to take on a new job with the Illinois Association of School Boards.  Mr. Eddy's open seat...