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Wall of frames

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Posted on Sep 02, 2019 in DIY

By Judy Moore Like a giant blank canvas waiting to be painted, a large blank wall may seem like a daunting vast expanse begging to be adorned.  A gallery wall is a creative and visually appealing way to show off your photos, artwork, or other hanging décor. It can really add a contemporary flair to… Continue reading.

At the Crossroads

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Posted on Sep 02, 2019 in Travel

Two-lane highways steadily brought people to Dillsboro over the first half of the 20th century. Then interstates sped them away. What remains of the small southeastern Indiana town, like so many rural towns everywhere, are empty buildings, fading photos, memories — and dreams for a revival that still flicker within. Now, a Smithsonian-curated traveling exhibit,… Continue reading.

County Profile: Allen County

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Posted on Sep 02, 2019 in County

By Richard G. Biever For a county as renowned for its genealogy research center as Allen County, it’s no surprise it traces its own cultural and economic impact back long before the county’s 1824 founding.  The confluence of the St. Joseph and St. Mary rivers, where the Maumee River begins, created a natural crossroads that… Continue reading.

Cork ‘n Cleaver: Setting the bar

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Posted on Sep 01, 2019 in Indiana Eats

It isn’t every day that a steak place gets rave reviews for its salad bar. But Cork ‘n Cleaver, an institution in Fort Wayne (it opened in 1974), is renowned for its 52-item salad bar which State Rep. Bob Morris calls “the best salad bar in the state.” The recommendation comes with good reason. Besides… Continue reading.

Worth the investment

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Posted on Sep 01, 2019 in Energy

By Nick Geswein One of the best investments you can make for your home is insulation. To choose the best insulation you must consider location and if the comfort and energy savings outweigh the cost. Heat is ‘on the move’ You may not realize it, but the heat in your home is always moving. By… Continue reading.

Don’t wait

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Posted on Sep 01, 2019 in Warren County REMC

It’s your worst-case scenario. A major storm was predicted and this time, the predictions were right. Many power lines are down, and your electricity may be out for several days. You are low on everything — food, pet supplies, toilet paper, batteries, diapers and your medication. Imagine how you would feel in this situation. While… Continue reading.

Survey to begin

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Posted on Sep 01, 2019 in Warren County REMC

Starting this month through January, Warren County REMC will be conducting a survey of residential co-op members. This telephone survey is conducted every three years and helps our power supplier, Wabash Valley Power Alliance, determine how much power we’ll need in the near future.  The survey will be conducted by Oppenheim Research, a Tallahassee, Florida,… Continue reading.

Capital credits: a co-op benefit

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Posted on Sep 01, 2019 in Warren County REMC

As a past or present member of Warren County REMC, you may now be familiar with the capital credit disbursement process. When revenue exceeds operating expenses in any given year, the excess is termed “earned margins.”  Each account holder is allocated a portion of these margins in direct proportion to the amount of electricity purchased,… Continue reading.

Don’t wait

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Posted on Sep 01, 2019 in Noble REMC

 It’s your worst-case scenario. A major storm was predicted, and this time, the predictions were right. Many power lines are down, and your electricity may be out for several days. You are low on everything — food, pet supplies, toilet paper, batteries, diapers and your medication.  Imagine how you would feel.  While you can’t predict… Continue reading.

Crushin’ it

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Posted on Sep 01, 2019 in Noble REMC

Manager Jim Grocock knows when most people look at the piles of rubble in and around Glen Hunter & Associates (GH&A), they don’t see what he sees. “When people come in here, they see a bunch of junk,” Grocock said. “Really, it’s bags of money.” The piles of bricks and mix are the remnants of… Continue reading.