An East Gibson School teacher charged with child seduction could get a plea deal. 34 year old Kyle Scott o fNewburgh was charged with sending inappropriate text message to a student while he was a teacher at Wood Memorial, and those texts included at least one picture and a video. He was arrested in January after a state police investigation uncovered evidence of an alleged relationship with a student. The school corporation had already fired him when that investigation started. An Evansville TV station is now reporting a plea deal with prosecutors, and will be Sentenced April 6th.
A Mount Carmel man is sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 5 year old girl. 51 year old Kenny W. Terry the second received the sentence Tuesday after agreeing to plead guilty in a Wabash County Courtroom. He was arrested back in December and charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a minor after an investigation by Department of Children and Family Services and Mount Carmel Police.
Opening round action in boy's sectional play Tuesday sees Wood Memorial come away with a win. The final over Northeast Dubois sees the Trojans advance, 69-59. Princeton falls to Bosse at the Boonville sectional, 53-42.
In college play the Wabash Valley women's team coasts to an easy win to start tournament play. The final over Rend Lake was 87-67. They'll play in the semi finals of the Region 24 tournament on Thursday. The men's team opens their post-season play today.
A Vincennes company that just two years ago expanded and added jobs - is now reducing its workforce there. Schott Gemtron relocated a production line from Kentucky to Vincennes in 2012 and 2013, but Monday the company announced it's closing a unit at the plant. The move means some 65 workers will lose their jobs, with a union agreement stipulating that workers in the unit with seniority represented by the union will have the opportunity to displace less-senior workers in other part of the company. Schott Gemtron blames the move on a decline in business.
Legislative leaders say they‘re ready to support requiring prescriptions for cold remedies like Sudafed, to prevent drug dealers from using it to make methamphetamine. But rank-and-file legislators may not be ready to go along. State law already limits how much medication containing pseudoephedrine you can buy, and requires pharmacies to keep it behind the counter. But Indiana still led the nation in meth lab busts in 2013, and Senate President David Long and House Speaker Brian Bosma say they‘re now convinced the state needs to go further. Opponents argue the change would inconvenience law-abiding consumers and drive up health care costs. Meth lab busts declined 18-percent last year, the first drop in eight years.