Applications are being accepted for the Bartholomew County REMC – Alex Barkes Memoral Scholarship. This scholarship is administered by the Heritage Fund — the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County. This fund was established by Bartholomew County REMC in memory of Alex Barkes. Barkes was employed by Bartholomew County REMC as the network administrator. He exhibited… Continue reading.
The lightbulb has undergone relatively few changes since it was introduced in the late 1870s. But new technology is finally here and is very affordable. LEDs are available in an array of light “color temperatures” like warm white, soft white and bright white. (Color temperature is measured in kelvins. An LED bulb with a light… Continue reading.
This month, people and organizations who were members of Steuben County REMC in 1987, 1988 and 1989 are receiving capital credit retirements for a total of $618,388. The amount of each allocation and retirement is based on how much individual members paid the co-op for electric service during that period. It’s time for the members… Continue reading.
Page Day (Jan. 22) Spend a day in the Indiana Senate with students from REMCs around the state. See the Senate in action, observe policy debates, assist legislators during session, and tour the governor’s office and Statehouse. REQUIREMENTS: You must be available on Jan. 22 and have reliable transportation to and from the Indiana Statehouse… Continue reading.
When was the first successful American electric vehicle built? A. 1932 B. 1975 C. 1823 D. 1891 Answer: D
Heading out of town for the holidays? Remember to unplug electronics that draw a phantom energy load. Some gadgets, like TVs, gaming consoles, chargers and DVD players use energy when plugged into an outlet, even when they’re not in use.
Bring us your live Christmas trees starting Dec. 26 throughout winter, and we will recycle them for you for free.
The Operation Round Up board of advisors is happy to grant funding to these local community projects in Steuben County for the third quarter of 2019. We are happy to help support these organizations that help make our community a better place to live. The grantees are: Angola City Police Department for the citizens police… Continue reading.
1) CHOOSE A FIRE-RESISTANT TREE. On an artificial tree, look for label that guarantees it is “fire retardant” so it will resist burning and will be easy to snuff out if it does catch on fire. If you’re a fan of live holiday trees, choose one that is fresh and water it every day. 2)… Continue reading.
By Steve Seibert The holidays are a time of year that many of us eagerly anticipate. For me personally, I look forward to more time spent with family and friends. However, given the hustle and bustle of the season, the holidays can also offer an opportunity to slow down and reflect. All of us at… Continue reading.
Being an electric cooperative member offers a unique opportunity to be a part of the decision-making process in a business. Because Southern Indiana Power is a cooperative, it is owned by its members. That means members are responsible for electing other members to take the leadership positions on the board of directors to help shape… Continue reading.