Holcomb visits flood-ravaged areas in southern Indiana

first_imgAurora, In. — Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb visited flood-ravaged southern Indiana Monday. “We want the leadership, the families who are making their way here in Dearborn County, to know that we’re gonna be here every step of the way,” said Holcomb. “We’re not just here today.”The trip began in Jefferson County and ended in the town of Aurora where the governor met with leaders and flood victims.Holcomb said, “Just how resilient folks are. This is a reminder of who we are as a people,” said Holcomb. “When you go through something like this, you tend to set your own self-interest aside and you start to worry about your neighbor’s interest.”Dearborn and Switzerland Counties are among the 18 counties in Indiana that have been declared disaster areas.Officials say schools in affected areas will remain closed until damage assessments can be completed.last_img

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