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Pole testing this month

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Posted on Apr 28, 2019 in Orange County REMC

Contracted crews will be testing poles in the area served by the Mahan Substation in May. The area affected is outlined in red in the image above. Please expect extra service vehicles along roadsides in this area and drive safely.

REMC Names New Operations Manager

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Posted on Apr 28, 2019 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC recently promoted Billy Chastain to the position of operations manager, after serving several years as a staking engineer for the co-op. REMC General Manager/CEO Matt Deaton shared his thoughts about the decision to use Chastain to fill the vacancy. “Over the years, I have witnessed Billy continuing to make strides in technical… Continue reading.

Larry Pinnick Retires

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Posted on Apr 28, 2019 in Orange County REMC

Orange County REMC Materials Manager Larry Pinnick has retired after 19 years of service. While at the co-op, he previously held the position of staking engineer and played the role of ambassador to the community each year at the REMC’s annual meeting. Pinnick noted that he will miss working with REMC members, whether on the… Continue reading.

Your Membership Means More!

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Posted on Apr 28, 2019 in Noble REMC

Now, as always, is a great time to be a member of your electric cooperative, Noble REMC. Not only were we built by members like you, but we are led by you and belong to the same communities you do. This means we’re better able to listen and understand how to serve the unique needs… Continue reading.

Safety Standard

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Posted on Apr 28, 2019 in Noble REMC

Noble REMC is living up to its mission: “Where safety is the standard, and members are the priority.” Noble REMC CEO Ron Raypole signed NRECA’s Commitment to Zero Contacts in October and recently implemented the program cooperative-wide. The initiative is designed to provide cooperative leaders with ideas and resources needed to help eliminate serious injuries… Continue reading.

Ask The Energy Advisor

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Posted on Apr 28, 2019 in Noble REMC

It’s getting to be that time of year. Birds are chirping, rain is falling, temps are rising and the sun is shining longer.  This is not just good news for farmers and mushroom hunters. This is good news to all who want to go, or have gone, green.  Longer days bring the opportunity to create… Continue reading.

Spraying for safety and reliability

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Posted on Apr 28, 2019 in Noble REMC

Spraying for weeds in your own yard is a big enough project. Now imagine doing that over more than 1,200 miles. That’s what Noble REMC’s right-of-way crew is responsible for maintaining. With the warming weather, controlling vegetation is one of our main priorities over the next few months, as foliage will begin growing rapidly. This… Continue reading.

Marshall County REMC Lineman Helps Bring Power To Village In Guatemala

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Posted on Apr 28, 2019 in Marshall County REMC

Marshall County REMC Lineman Doug MacLain, along with 13 Indiana electric cooperative lineworkers, traveled to Guatemala as part of an international initiative to bring electricity to a developing area.  “Project Indiana: Empowering Global Communities for a Better Tomorrow” brought electricity to an underdeveloped part of the Central American country. The crew electrified the village of… Continue reading.

Annual Meeting Recap

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Posted on Apr 28, 2019 in Marshall County REMC

Minutes of the 81st Annual Meeting of the Members of Marshall County Rural Electric Membership Corporation on April 2, 2019  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. Marc Morrison, representing the Morrison Law Office,… Continue reading.