CHELSEA, Ind. (WISH) - The swath of destruction was smaller in the town of Chelsea than in nearby Henryville and Marysville, but the damage done is still devastating.
Tony Williams, who runs the Chelsea General Store, said the area is largely a farming community. The local airport lost a hanger in the storm, and two families suffered fatalities, he said.
His store sheltered customers, truck drivers and three busloads of school children when the EF-4 tornado hit Friday. The bus drivers pulled off at the store, knowing that driving in the storm would be too dangerous.
Celebrating one of his personal heroes, President Barack Obama praised Nelson Mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century, urging the world to carry on his legacy by fighting inequality, poverty and discrimination.
The South Bend City Council has approved a set of regulations on those who perform in public places seeking money.
A large fire destroyed a southern Indiana restaurant, with flames soaring high through the roof as it burned overnight.