Correction – October 28

A five-year jail sentence ordered for Jessica Sheckles, 36, Edinburgh, from Bartholomew Superior Court 1 Judge Jim Worton, will be served consecutively with a nine-year sentence received from another judge in Franklin. Due to a Republic error, a Friday article incorrectly stated how the two sentences would be served. Sheckles was sentenced in Columbus on Monday after pleading guilty to felony dealing in methamphetamine.

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Mark Webber is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at or 812-379-5636.