Anderson man sentenced to Federal Prison for selling illegal software on E-bay

AN ANDERSON MAN WAS SENTENCED TO MORE THAN TWO YEARS IN A FEDERAL PRISON FOR SELLING COUNTERFEIT SOFTWARE ON E-BAY. 36-YEAR-OLD COURTNEY SMITH WAS ALSO FINED $2 THOUSAND AND ORDERED TO PAY FIVE-THOUSAND-TWO-HUNDRED DOLLARS IN RESTITUTION. SMITH WAS SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS OF SUPERVISED RELEASE WHEN HIS 27-MONTH PRISON TERM ENDS. FEDERAL JUDGE SARAH EVANS […]

Muncie woman sentenced on manslaughter charge

A MUNCIE WOMAN WAS SENTENCED TO 25-YEARS IN PRISON YESTERDAY AFTER SHE WAS CONVICTED OF VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER LAST MONTH.  43-YEAR-OLD TAMARA DRUMM COULD HAVE RECEIVED ANYWHERE FROM 20 TO 50 YEARS IN PRISON FOR HER CONNECTION TO THE SHOOTING DEATH OF HER BOYFRIEND RICK KUMER IN 2006.  DRUMM’S ATTORNEY JACK QUIRK ARGUED, HOWEVER, THAT SHE […]

I-69 extension cost nearly doubles

A NEW PROJECTED COST OF THE FIRST SECTION OF THE I-69 EXTENSION HAS RISEN ALMOST 90 PERCENT SINCE 2003.  OPPONENTS OF THE PROJECT SAY THIS TYPE OF INCREASE HINTS THAT THE PROJECTS TOTAL PRICE COULD DOUBLE TO ALMOST FOUR BILLION DOLLARS.  HOWEVER, ONE STATE HIGHWAY OFFICIAL SAYS THE ACTIVISTS’ ESTIMATE IS “GROSSLY INACCURATE” AND THAT […]

Ball State University Coach gets contract extension

Ball State Women’s basketball Head Coach Tracy Roller has signed a four-year contract extension which will extend her stay at BSU until March 2011. Roller, who is the all-time winningest coach in BSU Women’s basketball history, has guided the Cardinals to some of the best seasons in program history. The Cardinals are hot off the […]

Yorktown water to be "shut off" temporarily

City officials announced Thursday that the Yorktown Water Department will be “shutting off the water” temporarily on Friday March 30th from 9p.m. to 4a.m.  The following areas will be affected:  “South” of River Road to Cornbread Road and “West” of Sarasota Drive on ST RD 32 to just past the General Dollar Store.  For more […]

Man drives through house in Marion

A MARION WOMAN GOT A RUDE AWAKENING THIS MORNING WHEN A TRUCK DROVE THROUGH HER LIVING ROOM.  POLICE SAY A 37-YEAR-OLD MARION MAN WAS DRIVING HOME FROM A FRIEND’S HOUSE WHEN LEFT THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK A HOUSE ON WEST SECOND STREET AT ABOUT 3:30 THIS MORNING.  THE WOMAN WAS INSIDE IN THE LIVING ROOM […]