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Highlighting the cooperative principles

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Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in Paulding-Putnam Electric Cooperative

Two of the Seven Cooperative Principles are highlighted in this month’s magazine: Education, Training, and Information,  and Concern for Community. “Education, Training, and Information” simply says Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative will provide training for members, elected officials, managers, and employees to help them further the goals of the cooperative. “Concern for Community” says the cooperative… Continue reading.

Safety above all else

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Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

Safety is a serious issue, especially when it comes to electrical safety. For Marshall County REMC, it’s the number one priority. This is not empty talk. Over time, Marshall County REMC has created a culture of safety by putting our employees’ safety and that of the community above all else. At its essence, Marshall County… Continue reading.

Annual meeting recap

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Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

The meeting was called to order by Robert Broeker, chairman of the board of directors.  The minutes were recorded by Jon Rettinger, secretary of the board of directors. David Fortin, representing the Stevens, Travis and Fortin law firm, served as parliamentarian. Broeker welcomed the members and requested them to stand for the playing of the… Continue reading.

Dairy good partnership

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Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in Marshall County REMC

Marshall County REMC hosted a tour with Homestead Dairy, the nation’s largest robotic dairy farm, and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch. The event provided Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch a unique look into rural Indiana business and highlighted the value of the partnership between Homestead Dairy and Marshall County REMC. Homestead Dairy collaborated with Marshall County REMC… Continue reading.

Working for You: Josh Bohlsen

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Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Josh Bohlsen is Working for You. As the Operations Supervisor, Josh has been with Clark County REMC for 8 years. Before taking his role as supervisor, he was an REMC lineman. Prior to REMC he was a job planner for 4 years at an investor owned utility. When asked what he enjoys most about his… Continue reading.

Be sure to call before you dig

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Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in Clark County REMC

Underground utilities, such as buried gas, water and electric lines, can be a shovel thrust away from turning a spring project into a disaster. Play it safe by dialing 811 to find out where utility lines run on your property. Your call will be routed to a local “one call” center. Tell the operator where… Continue reading.

Taking 5

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Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in For Youth, General

Anyone who’s ever had cats knows they are creatures of both habit and keen curiosity. Evan Olinger never has had a cat; he and his older brother are allergic to them. Still, the high school sophomore won his fifth consecutive grade division in the Cooperative Calendar of Student Art contest in March by modeling the… Continue reading.

Live from Jeffersonville

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Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in Features

By Holly Huffman “I’ll be straight up,” Sgt. Denver Leverett of the Jeffersonville (Indiana) Police Department admitted. “I got into the business to lock up bad guys.” Fans of the television show “Live PD” can certainly attest that Leverett is adept at getting the so-called “bad guys.” Leverett and his black and tan K9 cohort,… Continue reading.