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Don’t attach items to poles

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Posted on May 25, 2017 in Marshall County REMC

Attaching signs, posters, satellite dishes and other objects to utility poles without Marshall County REMC’s consent could pose a serious threat to our linemen. Marshall County REMC linemen have reported utility poles being used as community bulletin boards, satellite mounts and even deer stands. Attaching items to an electric utility pole is not only an… Continue reading.

Outage reporting tips

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Posted on May 25, 2017 in Marshall County REMC

Before calling Marshall County REMC to report an outage, first check to see if your home’s circuit panel or fuse box hasn’t tripped or blown a fuse. Reset the breaker or replace the fuse, if needed. Call your neighbors. If the power is out in your entire neighborhood, report the outage. Turn off the HVAC,… Continue reading.

Highlights of April 26 board meeting

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Posted on May 25, 2017 in Southern Indiana Power

In an effort to keep you informed of your cooperative’s operations and activities, the following are highlights of the April 26 board meeting. All directors were present along with CEO Steve Seibert and Administrative Assistant Lisa Hinton. The March 22 board meeting minutes were reviewed and approved. The membership certificates and vouchers were reviewed and approved…. Continue reading.

Employee news

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Posted on May 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Amos Murphy and Amos Wegner were hired by Orange County REMC in April and began work as groundmen. They will transition into lineman apprentices as they complete their training. Murphy was previously employed at Indiana Limestone Company where he was a crew supervisor cutting and/or extracting stone. He worked for Indiana Limestone for 12 years…. Continue reading.

Commitment to youth

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Posted on May 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC awards scholarships and sends students to Touchstone Energy Camp and the Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. annually. College scholarships Each year, students from schools in the Orange County REMC service territory apply to receive a $750 scholarship. Congratulations to the 2017 scholarship winners. Krista Kirk is the daughter of Jamie and Kelley… Continue reading.

Capital credit retirement: 1959

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Posted on May 25, 2017 in Orange County REMC

The Orange County REMC board of directors has declared that the capital credits that were allocated to members for the year of 1959 are eligible for retirement, with payments scheduled to begin this month. Members and heirs of members who had service in 1959 are eligible to file claims. The REMC board of directors hopes… Continue reading.

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