Colfax takes big hit from storms

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Strong storms ripped through Colfax, Indiana last night knocking down trees and power lines.

In the aftermath of the storm, residents in the Clinton County town were trying to cleanup the mess. Residents say power has been out for at least 16 hours in the town.

Colfax resident Mick Stephens said he and his wife have been searching for one of their missing animals in the damage.

“Our sheep were out in the pin, and now one of them is missing and we’re looking for it,” Stephens said. “Don’t know if it got underneath the brush or it got out of the pen.”

Power lines have been repaired in town, but it’s still unclear when power to homes will be restored. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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