The morning was Jan. 26, 1981. A 23-year-old named Bill Stackhouse walked through the doors of Steuben County REMC not knowing that he would be walking through those same doors for the next 40 years. His first day on the job was verifying the meters on our system. At the time, we had self-read meters,… Continue reading.
When you’re out on summer days having fun, it might be hard to do the right thing when bad weather suddenly approaches. But lightning can kill instantly and seemingly come from out of the blue. Don’t stay out when you hear the first rumbles of thunder; that’s nature’s warning! When storms approach: Seek shelter immediately…. Continue reading.
Summer break can be a recipe for high electric bills if kids are home all day enjoying cool indoor air. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that 9 percent of Americans’ household energy costs are dedicated to air conditioning alone, so try these tips to keep costs down when the temperature rises. Avoid ‘phantom’ load… Continue reading.
I am really looking forward to seeing you all at our annual member event on Friday, June 11, from 3-6 p.m. here at our Decatur County REMC office! We have so much to celebrate! Due to ongoing COVID concerns, it is a drive-thru event this year. While DCREMC has been powering our community for 82… Continue reading.
CHRIS MORROWDISTRICT 5 Chris Morrow resides on Ironmine Road in Westport. He is a 2004 graduate of South Decatur High School and is currently a paramedic student at Ivy Tech. Morrow works as a full time EMT/firefighter for Letts Fire Department. He has also served as a volunteer firefighter since 2004. Morrow’s favorite part of… Continue reading.
BRIAN SCHEIDLERDISTRICT 5 (Incumbent) Brian Scheidler and his wife, Linzi, live on County Road 60 East in Westport. A lifelong Decatur County resident, he graduated from South Decatur High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural systems management from Purdue University. Scheidler is the precision ag specialist for Kova Fertilizer in Westport… Continue reading.
The meeting was opened by Chairman Michael Brelage and Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting. All board members were present with Steve AmRhein attending virtually. Also present was CEO Brett Abplanalp and employees Jennie Meyer, Rachel Sullivan and Crystal Greathouse. Upon motion made by Jason Barnhorst, seconded by Dale Wernke, and carried, the… Continue reading.
The board of directors of Harrison REMC has approved paying capital credits in 2021 in the amount of $800,000 for the remainder of 1984, 1985 and a portion of 1986 capital credit allocations. The board is excited to return your investment in your electric cooperative with this capital credit retirement. As a member of Harrison… Continue reading.
Q: What’s the difference between allocated and retired capital credits? A: Allocated capital credits appear as an entry on the permanent financial records of the co-op and reflect your equity or ownership in Harrison REMC. When capital credits are retired, a check or bill credit is issued to you and your equity in the co-op… Continue reading.
Harrison REMC is introducing a new way residential members can pay for electricity. It is called Prepaid Electric and allows you to control your budget by making payments into your account as you can afford to do so. Simply add money into your account online, over the phone, or in the office, as your account… Continue reading.
Mental Health America of Boone County received funding to help with an outdoor learning project. Boone REMC’s Operation Round Up provided $3,000 for rubberized flooring for underneath the active play area and tire swings. According to the grant application, the outdoor learning lab and play space, will be an area in the rear of the… Continue reading.