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GOP candidate for MC State's Attorney prioritizes crime deterrence

Taryn Phaneuf Jun. 28, 2016, 3:01pm

“The state’s attorney job is not to have a high conviction rate," said Republican candidate for Madison County State's Attorney, Ron Williams. "That’s not the right metric to use. The state’s attorney should be deterring crime.”

Hightower and Smith elected by circuit judges to fill two of five vacancies

The Madison County Record Aug. 25, 2015, 3:05pm

Third Judicial Circuit judges have voted to select Jennifer L. Hightower and Sarah D. Smith as associate judges, according to an announcement from the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts.

Prosecutors failed to act on behalf of cheated property owners

The Madison County Record Aug. 25, 2015, 11:37am

Years after U.S. Attorney Steve Wigginton put disgraced Madison County Treasurer and his co conspirators behind bars in a tax rigging scheme, defrauded homeowners have yet to receive one penny of restitution.

Associate judge candidate is Army JAG and combat veteran

Ann Maher Aug. 25, 2015, 6:52am

One of the 11 candidates being considered for five vacancies on the Third Judicial Circuit is uniquely qualified to serve as judge. But some of the qualities that make Sarah D. Smith, 39, stand out among the field are ones she does not want trumpeted in a way that makes her come across as boastful.

Schroeder picked as next associate judge in Madison County

Ann Maher Feb. 8, 2013, 5:28pm

Assistant Madison County State's Attorney Neil T. Schroeder has been selected by Third Judicial Circuit judges to serve as the next associate judge.

Voters elect Gibbons Madison County state's attorney

Bethany Krajelis Nov. 6, 2012, 10:06pm


Sholar challenges Gibbons to debate

The Madison County Record Sep. 4, 2012, 11:54am

To the Editor:

Sholar demands inclusion in Labor Day parades

The Madison County Record Aug. 6, 2012, 9:53am

To the Editor:

Flack sworn in as associate judge in Madison County

Christina Stueve May 31, 2012, 11:19am

Flack Donald M. Flack was sworn in to office as Madison County Associate Judge on May 25.

Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber hosts meet and greet; Judges and other officials slated to attend

The Madison County Record Sep. 9, 2011, 10:20am

The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meet and greet event featuring state and local public officials from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19 at the Edwardsville Gun Club, located at 4104 Staunton Rd. in Edwardsville.

Kyle Napp appointed to Mallott vacancy

Steve Gonzalez Jul. 5, 2007, 9:00am

Kyle Napp has been elected by the circuit judges of the Third Judicial Circuit to fill the vacancy of retiring Associate Judge Lewis Mallott.

Stobbs named new associate judge in Madison County

Steve Gonzalez Jun. 6, 2006, 4:59am

Steve Stobbs Godfrey attorney Stephen Stobbs has been elected as an associate judge on a first ballot by the nine circuit judges of the Third Judicial Circuit.

Third Circuit judges to pick new associate among 14 applicants

Ann Knef May 22, 2006, 10:15am

Steve Stobbs The Third Circuit Court's nine circuit judges will soon select a new associate among 14 who have submitted job applications.

AG Madigan visits Edwardsville

The Madison County Record May 16, 2006, 4:55pm

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Madison County Circuit Judge Nicholas Byron have a brief visit.

Weber closes office, resigns as assistant state's attorney

Ann Knef Nov. 1, 2005, 8:10am

Circuit Judge Don Weber After 31 years prosecuting the likes of an infamous child killer, abominable child sexual offender and heinous mob murderers, assistant Madison County state's attorney-turned judge-Don Weber reflected nostalgically before stepping down.