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Four decades of service

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

Marshall County REMC says goodbye to longtime employee Steve Westfall. Westfall has been an employee of Marshall County REMC for 40 years. He started working at REMC when he was 23. “Actually, I was in the construction field, and I was building a house for line superintendent, Bob Parrish,” Westfall said. “We talked about line… Continue reading.

Hoosier Energy news

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southern Indiana Power

How natural gas power plants work Natural gas facilities in use by Hoosier Energy add to system reliability, environmental stewardship and fuel diversity. Gas turbines, as shown above, operate by drawing ambient air through intake structures. Air is then compressed and mixed with natural gas and ignited in a combustion chamber. The exhaust gases are… Continue reading.

Recycling at Harrison REMC

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Harrison REMC

In honor of Earth Day, members can bring specific items to the office to be recycled or documents to be shredded on Friday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Recycling reduces the amount of hazardous waste that is generated in our landfills. Only the following items will be accepted: Batteries Cables CDs Cell phones… Continue reading.

Harrison REMC scholarships

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Harrison REMC continuously looks for ways to support our community. That’s why each year we assist our young members in their pursuit of higher education by awarding scholarships to our graduating seniors. REQUIREMENTS The scholarship is open to high school seniors who have been accepted to attend a college or university located within the Indiana… Continue reading.

Easter Bunny to visit REMC

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Harrison REMC

The Easter Bunny will visit the REMC office on March 21 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. A photographer will be on hand to capture each child’s time with the Easter Bunny. A photo of each child will be available at no charge, and parents can bring cameras to take their own photos. Parents, please park… Continue reading.

Harrison REMC Annual Meeting

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Posted on Feb 22, 2018 in Harrison REMC

Harrison REMC Annual Meeting Tuesday, April 3 At Corydon Central High School 375 Country Club Road SE, Corydon Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Children’s program begins at 6:30 p.m. Business meeting begins at 7 p.m. Attend the meeting and receive a $15 bill credit and a Harrison REMC 80th anniversary book. Children’s programs available for… Continue reading.

Fast Break!

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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.

New Life for Old Bones

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in General

How do you breathe new life into 13,000-year-old fossilized bones? How do you retell stories almost as old as time itself? Visitors to the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis will have a chance to find out later this month — just in time for spring break trips to the state capital. The state museum will unveil… Continue reading.

The power behind your power

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

Spring will be here soon, and with that comes a potentially stormy season that can inherently include power outages. While Fulton County REMC strives to provide reliable electricity to our members, there are times when Mother Nature has other plans. Most of us can ride out a storm from the comfort and convenience of our… Continue reading.

Members selected for nominating committee

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

The board of directors of Fulton County REMC approved the following members to serve on this year’s nominating committee: Carl Overmyer, Jeff Grube, Brian Sewell, Dax Snyder, Matt Sroufe, Jennifer Smith and Nikki Earp. These individuals will search for two candidates to serve on the board of directors. There are four districts up for re-election… Continue reading.

Pop quiz time!

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in Fulton County REMC

Greg Bitterling, member services manager and energy advisor at Fulton County REMC, challenges you to another pop quiz. 1. When comparing your electric bill with your neighbor’s bills, please select the questions you should consider. a. What kind of heat does he have? At what temperature does he set thermostat? Does he use any additional… Continue reading.