Clean Up Efforts Continue at Indian Lake; Resources Available


The clean-up efforts continue at Indian Lake and a cavalry of volunteers have shown up. Sunday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine activated the National Guard in the area.  Several other national organizations including Samaritans Purse arrived.

In Russells Point, at the Church of God, FREE laundry through Tide Loads of Hope and shower services will begin this morning and run through the day until 5 PM. Laundry is limited to two loads per household each day. They will have supplies and necessities on hand.

Russells Point has established a drop site at the Industrial Park just off of State Route 708 on World Class Drive for wood metal and white goods, garbage can be disposed of in the dumpsters at the recycling center and natural debris can be taken to the helipad. In Lakeview, dumpsters have been taken to the park at the old school property, and you can take natural debris to Emil Davis Park. If you are unable to move the debris you are asked to move it as close to the curb as you can.

Sheriff Dodds talks about what he is seeing including those who shouldn’t be in the area:

If you are a resident of Lakeview there are supplies available at the fire department and behind Osgood Bank.

Mayor Elaine Fagan Moore speaks out about what is happening in her village:

The Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce is working on funding that will be available to small businesses. Amber Fagan has more details about what she’s working on and what she is seeing around the area:

A Multi-Agency Resouce Center is located behind Gathering Ground in Russell Point.  They will be open through Saturday, March 23rd from 10 AM to 8 PM.

Resources available:

  • Bridges Community Action
  • Community Health and Wellness
  • Logan County Board of DD
  • Logan County Health District
  • Logan County Children’s Services
  • Logan County Job & Family Services
  • Mary Rutan Health
  • Recovery Zone
  • Red Cross
  • Residential Administration
  • Salvation Army
  • Second Harvest Food Bank
  • Soteria House
  • St. Vincent DePaul
  • Veteran’s Services

AES continues to work to restore power to the area.

Thanks to Gary Kauffman for the following photos from Indian Lake.