ELWOOD, Ind. (WISH) - Victims of the Elwood flood found relief Sunday afternoon when donated items were delivered to the city.
Flood victims were provided with diapers, baby food, water, snack foods, MREs, cleaning supplies and bleach outside of the Elwood City Building on Sunday, according to a release.
Elwood Mayor Ron Arnold was at the distribution, and said many residents have spent the past week cleaning and removing damaged items from their homes.
Volunteer cleanup teams will be available to help flood victims on Saturday, May 4. Teams can assist with drywall and paneling removal, flooring and subflooring removal and removal of furniture.
Case workers will also be able to meet with flood victims this week at the City Building during the following times:
- Tuesday from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
- Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
- Thursday from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Anyone with questions can call the Mayor's Office at 765-552-5076.
An 83-year-old woman was killed in a house fire in Owen County Tuesday night.
A multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 65 shut down lanes Wednesday morning.
The Boone County Sheriff's Office asked that drivers use caution Wednesday morning as black ice was reported on some bridges in the county.