TIPTON, Ind. (WISH) - In Tipton, where floodwaters are finally coming down, the damage is piling up.
"It's completely gutted," said Brian Pearce, describing the home where he's lived his whole life. "We got about 12 and a half inches all the way through."
Down the street, Kory Burton had just moved into his house and put in new carpet last week. Saturday, it all came back out.
"I can't control Mother Nature," said Burton, "so I'm just dealing with the aftermath."
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"It's a time of extraordinary challenge in the lives of these communities," said Pence, who pledged to do his part to help "make sure these families the resources that they need and deserve and to help put their lives back together," he said.
"There's a lot of work left to do and we encourage Hoosiers to keep these communities in their hearts and in their prayers and also to continue to support organizations that are coming alongside these communities," said Pence.
Indiana's Department of Homeland Security asks anyone with flood damage to complete a Damage Assessment Report for the damages to their property. The information is used for damage assessment purposes and is part of the State's process to determine if damage is sufficient to request the President for a disaster declaration.
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Avon Police Department and Avon Community School Corp. are investigating photos sent from female students to male students, police officials said.
Matt Painter has Purdue on the upswing, and they head into Saturday's Crossroads Classic clash with Butler on a 3-game winning streak. The goal? Win the school's first game in the elite doubleheader.