He Wasn’t Who He Claimed To Be

He wasn’t who he said he was.  Police say a New Castle man gave a fake name during a traffic stop this week, but they found out who he was and arrested him for drug possession and identity deception. 49-year-old Daniel Holder was a passenger in a car that failed to use a turn signal. Officers found more than 12 grams of marijuana, and more than 32 grams of meth. Police say Holder admitted the drugs were his.

Youth Organizations Encourage Summer Reading

Summer programs are working together to benefit Muncie youth. The Muncie Public Library is joining other community organizations to encourage reading all summer long. Volunteers meet at Kennedy Library to discuss plans and activities, and the organizers hope to encourage everyone to read at least 15 minutes a day.

Recipients Of Oliver W. Storer Scholarships

The Oliver W. Storer Scholarship Committee made up of the Delaware County public high school principals has announced the granting of 9 scholarships to Delaware County high school seniors. The winners are: Miya Morrison, Zachary Abrell, Braydon Hill, Mackenzie Walker, Samantha Bilby, Alexis McAllister, Sydney Cook, Maria Kelly, and Macy Brammer.

Man Gives Cops Fake Name, Busted For Drugs

Police say a New Castle man gave a fake name during a traffic stop this week, but they found out who he was and arrested him for drug possession and identity deception. 49 year old Daniel Holder was a passenger in a car that failed to use a turn signal. Officers found more than 12 grams of marijuana,and more than 32 grams of meth. Police say Holder admitted the drugs were his.

Oliver W. Storer Scholarship Committee Names Recipients

The Oliver W. Storer Scholarship Committee made up of the Delaware County public high school principals has announced the granting of 9 scholarships to Delaware County high school seniors. The winners are: Miya Frances Morrison, Zachary Thomas Abrell, Braydon Skyleigh Rose Hill, Mackenzie Lynn Walker, Samantha Grace Bilby, Alexis Day McAllister, Sydney Jane Cook, Maria Ann Kelly, and Macy Lyn Brammer.

Summer Program To Encourage Kids To Read

Muncie Public Library (MPL) is joining forces with Motivate Our Minds and other community organizations serving youth to encourage reading all summer long. “Yes We Care! Reading Everywhere!” is the initiative’s name. The organizers hope to encourage everyone to read at least 15 minutes a day. The project will ask families, organizations, and businesses to pledge to read for 15 minutes every day throughout the summer.

Statewide Silver Alert Declared

A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared. The City of Fort Wayne Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Janet Marie Leininger, a 72 year old white female, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 130 pounds, gray hair with brown eyes. She is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.

Body Found In Wastewater Plant Identified

Questions persist about how a man’s body ended up in the Muncie wastewater treatment plant, but authorities say they know who he is. The body of 41-year old Michael Coates of Muncie was found on a conveyor belt at just before 9 Monday morning. Investigators still aren’t sure how the body got there.