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Fast Break!

Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in General

Romeo Langford is chasing Indiana scoring records as he and the rest of the New Albany High School basketball team pursue another state championship. But what Indiana’s top high school player does after he graduates this spring is garnering even more attention from fans and sports writers. Langford, the number five player in the country,… Continue reading.

Avoid dangers after a storm

Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in Safety

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about about learning the safety precautions to take once it’s gone.  After a storm, many think the dangers have left with the high winds, heavy rain and lightning strikes, but sometimes danger can come during the storm recovery period. Keeping your distance from downed power… Continue reading.

Baseball Web Gems

Posted on Feb 12, 2018 in Archives

Catch these baseball “web gems” from past issues … See how the game was played 150 years ago; Meet a Mr. Met from the 1990s — who grew up in rural Indiana; Catch the “Cincinnati Chicken” in its only performance; Trip back to when polyester uniforms moth-balled flannels for good; and so much more!  … Continue reading.

Olympic Dreams

Posted on Jan 30, 2018 in General

Athletes from around the world will compete for gold at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, this month. Two Indianapolis youngsters are also training for Olympic gold — even though their quest for their goal is not in the immediate future. Brooke Derheimer, 10, recently qualified for the 2018 Short Track Age… Continue reading.

February 2018 Product Picks

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Product Picks

Major League Baseball’s spring training begins later this month (and not a moment too soon for those tired of this cold winter). It seems every season, players use new technology to enhance their skills. Same is true with major appliances. They get smarter each year to do more than ever before. Keep your cool Frozen… Continue reading.

February 2018 Product Recalls

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Product Recalls

As a service to our readers and to promote electrical safety, here are some recent recall notices provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Visit for full details of these recalls and for notices of many more. Ceiling fans may be hazardous Two ceiling fan makers have issued recalls because parts of their… Continue reading.

Under the radar

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Features

by Brian Christenberry Though Indiana’s electric cooperatives will not have any landmark legislation in play during the short 2018 Indiana General Assembly session now underway, co-ops will continue working to put legislative building blocks in place to bring high-speed broadband to the unserved areas of Indiana. Time is of the essence during the non-budget session… Continue reading.

Ragin’ for Cajun

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Indiana Eats

If you’re ready to embrace your inner Cajun and celebrate Mardi Gras (Feb. 13) this month with some mouthwatering food, we have just the spot for you. Zydeco’s Cajun Actual in Mooresville, Indiana, just a short drive south of Indianapolis, has been serving up authentic, world-famous southern Louisiana cuisine for its customers in a Mardi… Continue reading.

Get smart

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Energy

by Pat Keegan and Brad Thiessen Today, many thermostats offer great new technologies and can do things thermostats of the past simply could not do. That said, it’s certainly worth asking if these new thermostats can save enough money to justify the extra cost. Let’s start by looking at the three main options for thermostats:… Continue reading.

Deadlines for youth programs approaching!

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

Energize your summer at Touchstone Energy Camp: June 6 – 9 A fun, powerful, and unique camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2018. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, trying out archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety, and bucket truck rides!     WASHINGTON, D.C. Indiana Youth Tour: June 7 – 14 What… Continue reading.

Space heaters: safety vs. convenience

Posted on Jan 25, 2018 in Safety

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays ending, we’ll do just about anything to make things easier on ourselves. The convenience of electric space heaters are great, but don’t forget about all of the safety precautions you may have overlooked. “Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the United States,”… Continue reading.

How can we serve you in 2018?

Posted on Jan 04, 2018 in Decatur County REMC

It’s amazing what we learn through listening and observation. New products and services are more likely to gain the satisfaction of consumers when their introduction follows market research. Here at DCREMC, we’ve provided members with a mobile application, SmartHub, enabling you to check the status of your electric service, and receive real-time updates on energy… Continue reading.