New Carlisle restaurant damaged by tornado reopens

The Mel-O-Dee Restaurant that was damaged by a May tornado reopened today.

>> RELATED: Beloved restaurant forced to close after damage from tornado

The restaurant at 2350 S. Dayton-Lakeview Road in Park Layne sustained about $100,000 in damage when a confirmed EF1 tornado touched down May 24. Mel-O-Dee will officially reopen at 11 a.m. today, according to a post to the restaurant’s Facebook page.

>> PHOTOS: See the damage to the Mel-O-Dee Restaurant

The tornado ripped the air conditioner from the roof, damaged the restaurant’s landmark sign and caused structural damage.

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A Sunoco gas station, Family Dollar and the Motor Sports of Dayton were also damaged. The Sunoco sign was found near a house in Troy.

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