Firm trial date set in McMullen case

Melissa A. McMullen (Provided Photo)
Melissa A. McMullen (Provided Photo)

ROCKVILLE, Ind. (WTHI) – A woman accused of taking dues for the Indiana State Teachers’ Association has a firm trial date and a deadline for a plea agreement.

Melissa McMullen appeared in Parke County court Thursday afternoon.  The judge set a November 18th trial date.  Both sides have until a pretrial conference October 23rd to negotiate a plea agreement.  The judge said he won’t accept a plea agreement after that date.

McMullen is accused of stealing nearly $75,000 worth of dues, plus $5,000 from school fundraisers. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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