EFFINGHAM CO.—On November 8, Effingham Judge Kimberly Koester stood behind a judgment rendered almost six months earlier, when Koester herself sentenced Kelci Niemerg to five years in prison after Niemerg pleaded guilty to one count of Aggravated Battery with Great Bodily Harm.
CRAWFORD CO. – Yet another Crawford County-area school employee has been charged with sexual misconduct.
CRAWFORD CO.—The court roundup in Crawford these past three weeks reflects the usual mixed assortment seen this time of year, including once incident that dates back to September.
OLNEY—Property tax is going up in Olney.
At the November 12, Olney city council meeting, citizens learned this news via a presentation by City Treasurer Chuck Sanders.
HAMILTON CO—An Enfield woman has been charged with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine Precursor.
EDWARDS CO.—The seasonal bad news for Champion Laboratories and associated Fram Filter production in Albion has hit particularly hard this year, as it’s been confirmed that two dozen-some employees were laid off permanently the third week in November.
RICHLAND CO.—After local pest Brian James O’Neill’s speech on police and how he is planning to take out a class action lawsuit against them because they aren’t doing anything about the rocks being thrown at his house or how he was pepper sprayed in the face, more important matters were brought up at the November Richland County Board meeting.
LAWRENCE CO.—It was another several weeks of more of the same for the allegedly criminally-inclined in Lawrence over the past two months (end of September-late October, running in the December Special Edition, and throughout November, which is the regularly-scheduled coverage period).
Letters to the Editor: There are multiple sides to every story when it’s this bizarre / Says child sex offender is being protected / The Cupcake Offensive / Holtzhauser has junk car?? / Sumner inmates chronicle death of another inmate
Grammar Nazis… I find myself under their microscope daily. They’re a job hazard. When I first started working for Jack and Angela, I took grammatical errors I allowed to go public quite personally; even more so when some misspelling, or worse, some complete structural botch-job slipped past me and would get pointed out by a complete stranger once an article I was offering reached Disclosure’s website or Facebook page.