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Hot house? Find out why

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Posted on Jun 24, 2022 in Features

If your house is too warm and your energy bills are too high, don’t guess why. Have a pro figure it out before you invest a lot of money in updating your air conditioning unit or replacing your drafty windows.  Those big-ticket items could be contributing to the problem, but they’re probably not the core… Continue reading.

Your email sign-off

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Posted on Jun 24, 2022 in From the Editor

By Emily Schilling I can’t even tell you how many emails I send in a day. Nor can I tell you exactly what I’ve written in each correspondence. I probably spend just a few seconds composing most of them, clicking on “Send” quickly before tackling the next of many messages in my inbox. In most… Continue reading.

Out-of-the-way café

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Posted on Jun 23, 2022 in Indiana Eats

The Farmhouse Café and Tea Room is located off the beaten path out in the country, three miles from Bean Blossom and five miles from downtown Nashville, Indiana. That out-of-the-way location is just one reason you should visit this quaint southern Indiana eatery. A trip to the cafe is like traveling through time back to… Continue reading.

Taking it to the limit

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Posted on Jun 23, 2022 in Profile

Electric linemen are a tough breed. They climb 30-foot wooden poles in all kinds of weather with only metal spikes strapped to their legs and a leather belt around the pole and themselves. They work within reach of live power lines protected physically by only rubber gloves and sleeves. But Brent Buckles, a former lineman… Continue reading.

County Feature: Franklin County

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Posted on Jun 23, 2022 in County

Recreation and the celebration of history and culture make Franklin County in southeastern Indiana come alive. County seat Brookville sits at the southern edge of Brookville Lake. Brookville’s earthen dam was constructed in 1974 by the United States Army Corps of Engineers and impounds the East Fork of the Whitewater River for flood control and… Continue reading.

Ground-mounted utility boxes are not reading nooks

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Posted on Jun 23, 2022 in Safety

Ground-mounted transformers may seem like something else kids can play on in the yard, but they are necessary infrastructure for buried power lines and shouldn’t be played on or tampered with. In almost every suburban neighborhood one can find one of those green boxes that are usually situated near the street between every other house…. Continue reading.

Save dollars, make sense with a retrofit

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Posted on Jun 23, 2022 in Energy

By Shane Neher In search of a lower energy bill, a cleaner environment or just a more comfortable temperature in your home? Odds are a heat pump retrofit will deliver all three and more. What is a retrofit, you ask? A retrofit integrates new components in your current HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system… Continue reading.

Cool, clean fun

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Posted on Jun 23, 2022 in Features

Good clean fun is getting easier to come by all around Indiana. And that’s good — because it’s also the coolest fun around for our long, hot summer days. We’re talking the cool, clean fun of water parks. Almost everywhere we turn it seems, a community is announcing a ribbon cutting for a new water… Continue reading.

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Advocating for you

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Posted on Jun 05, 2022 in Clark County REMC

Electric co-ops like Clark County REMC are owned and operated by the families and businesses we serve: people just like you. We are your neighbors. We send our kids and grandkids to the same schools, shop at the same stores, and enjoy the same parks and waters.  Our workforce and mission are entirely local, but… Continue reading.

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Congrats, scholarship winners!

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Posted on Jun 05, 2022 in Clark County REMC

Our congratulations go out to the 2022 students in our service area who won scholarships to Indiana University Southeast, Ivy Tech Community College and Purdue University Polytechnic New Albany. Clark County REMC scholarships have assisted over 450 students since the program began. Please read our publications and visit our website later this year for more… Continue reading.