A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced the former director of Housing Montana in Billings to two years probation and fined her $1,000 for stealing money from the organization.
Christa Ann McClure, the former executive director of Housing Montana in Billings, is expected to admit to a federal misdemeanor charge of stealing public money.
The former Billings-area director of a federally funded nonprofit housing organization pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges that she stole from the program.
Instead of kicking back on spring break, a Billings schoolteacher with help from friends and neighbors installed soffits on her new house.
Kevin Swearson, a construction foreman for Housing Montana, helps volunteer Gerry Riley with some siding for a house in West Billings. The two are working on one of 11 houses that are being built by Housing Montana.