Boone REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Lebanon, Indiana. As a cooperative, Boone REMC follows seven core principles that are universal to cooperatives worldwide. Among those principles is one stressing education, training and information. Indiana Connection, a monthly magazine published especially for Indiana’s electric cooperative members, is one way the REMC informs and educates its members. Indiana Connection is available not only in a print format, but as an electronic publication for those who prefer getting their information on their electronic devices.
When did the center start? We started in 2010. We have 12 board members that are very diverse. We have doctors, lawyers, law enforcement, victims – just an array of people in our community. We are also completely funded by grants and fundraising as a not-for-profit. If there is one thing you would want… Continue reading.
As school buses resume roaming roads and the sun starts setting sooner, it won’t be long before autumn arrives. Yet before pumpkin pie aroma fills the air and Halloween costumes decorate storefronts, you can still take advantage of the late summer to prepare your home for the fall and winter. Some suggested considerations include: Tackling… Continue reading.
Imagine starting a hobby at age 10, and imagine it growing into a successful business by age 13. This is reality for Bailey Blacker, a young girl who has taken her homemade bath and body products business to the stores of Boone County and beyond. The idea for her enterprise, Bailey’s Eggs Etc., came from… Continue reading.
Seasonal vendors are: Eagle Creek Apiary: Raw Honey and Pollen Baker Squared: An array of baked breads and goods Trinity Acres Farm: Chemical-free produce and livestock items Wisewood Farm: Chemical-Free fruits and vegetables JL Blacker Meats: Beef, pork, chicken, and lamb without the use of growth hormones or antibiotics JJ Bows:Hair accessories for babies and children… Continue reading.
The Trophy Club 3887 N US 52, Lebanon, Indiana 18 Holes, Par 72, 72, 45 yards Best holes: 4, 12, and 16 This 20 year-old links-style course is one of the county’s gems. The course that was selected among Golf Advisor’s Top 25 in Indiana in 2018, received 4 1/2 stars from Golf Digest and… Continue reading.
The excitement of buying a house can soon be tempered by additional price tags that come with the purchased property. Older houses frequently mean older appliances and heating and cooling systems, which also are likely more inefficient than newer systems available today. They may even require you to plan for replacements in the not-too-distant future…. Continue reading.
During the harvest season, many farmers reap the benefits of advancement in agricultural technology. With the help of GPS auto-steer devices, farmers are able to decrease driver error and maximize productivity. Yet despite these advances, safety risks remain. To help farmers stay out of harm’s way, Boone REMC shares tips for a safe harvest. GPS… Continue reading.
No matter what kind of system you have, a heating system checkup by a qualified professional will ensure that it’s operating efficiently and safely before the first cold days arrive. That checkup should include any portable heaters you may be using. Make sure the cord to the portable heater is in good condition and that… Continue reading.
Cold weather is just around the corner. Start planning for the inevitable now. Want to save money on your energy bills this winter — without spending a lot to make it happen? Here are 10 low- or no-cost changes you can make: Use your home’s ceiling fans to make the rooms feel warmer. Most people… Continue reading.
There might’ve been a time when you came across an antique or old item in your attic or basement that you could sell for money. Yet did you know that there could very easily be some additional treasures in the form of air leaks – and finding (and sealing) them could lead to energy savings! … Continue reading.
As technology transforms the way we live, appliances have evolved as well. New smart, internet-enabled appliances keep you comfortable, while other upgrades also reduce your energy use to save you money. As more internet-enabled technology becomes available, it’s important to see how these devices’ energy use compares to your current equipment. Different appliances will vary… Continue reading.
How you can head off home accidents Have an electrician install light switches at each entrance to a dark area. Replace worn fuses with new ones of the same size. Replacing a correct-size fuse with a larger one can start a fire. Never remove guards from your power tools. Sharp edges and moving parts invite… Continue reading.