Barry Wolfe, the former AAU Girls Basketball Coach appeared in custody and filed several Motions on June 1, one of them to Change Venue (move the trial to different court), a Motion to Suppress Statements, and a Motion in Limine.
Governor Rauner fired him for basically being a racist, Attorney General Candidate Erika Harold still plans on attending his Coles County Lincoln Day Dinner and giving the key-note speech, and his fellow Coles County Republican Precinct Committeemen appear to be happy with him representing them as their voice to the voters.
The two founders of the Edgar County Watchdogs, who have a record of exposing local and state government waste and fraud, are gearing up for an old-fashioned showdown March 1 at the Coles County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner.
It has come to our attention that Michael Smith, current Superintendent of Tuscola School District, and Candidate for the Office of Superintendent of Regional Office of Education #11 has been busy using his school district email for electioneering purposes.
The Edgar County Watchdogs recently highlighted two ways that a lawsuit against Coles County over property tax rates and assessments could move forward despite recently being dismissed by a federal court.