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Decatur County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Greensburg, Indiana. As a cooperative, Decatur County 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.

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Save a life! Avoid distracted driving

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Posted on Aug 01, 2022 in Decatur County REMC

Some temptations are hard to resist.  An example: the allure of that “ding” on your phone, alerting you to an incoming text or call. When you’re driving, you know you shouldn’t check your phone but, still, the curiosity is driving you crazy! You tell yourself that making an exception — just this once — won’t… Continue reading.

A great day for an annual meeting

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Posted on Aug 01, 2022 in Decatur County REMC

2022 Election Results Thank you to the members who voted in the 2022 director election. Here are the results: Board of directors District 1: Suzanne Parmer, Incumbent (60.4%) District 2: Carl Riedeman, Incumbent (51.6%) Nominating Committee District 1: Kathy Verseman (56.6%) District 3: William (Bill) Wietlisbach (50.6%) Democratic elections are just one of the benefits… Continue reading.

Board meeting summaries for April and May

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Posted on Aug 01, 2022 in Decatur County REMC

NOTE: All board meeting minutes are available on our website, dcremc.com, once approved.  APRIL BOARD MEETING Executive Session (5 p.m.- 7 p.m.) NRTC Broadband Feasibility  General Session (Starting at 7 p.m.)  The meeting was opened by Chairman Steve AmRhein. Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting. All board members were present. Also present: CEO… Continue reading.

Consortium to improve fiber connectivity

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Posted on Jul 28, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Fiber connectivity in and outside the state got a boost this summer when 21 electric and telephone cooperative service providers who offer communications services formed Accord Telecommunications Collaborative, LLC.  The consortium’s goal, Accord Chair James Tanneberger, president and CEO of South Central Indiana REMC, noted, is “to work with fellow providers of all kinds to… Continue reading.

Evolution of a scam

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Posted on Jul 05, 2022 in Decatur County REMC

No matter if you have a water, gas, or electricity connection — or all three — utility scammers may already be targeting you. In fact, imposter scams are the number one type of fraud reported to the Federal Trade Commission.  Utility scammers have been around for years. But since the COVID-19 pandemic and a work-from-home… Continue reading.

Common causes of power outages

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Posted on Jul 05, 2022 in Decatur County REMC

Power outages are never convenient. Sometimes, it’s no mystery why we are left in the dark, like when lightning and thunder rattle windows and walls. Other times, an outage may come out of the blue. The length of time it takes to restore power will vary by the cause. Decatur County REMC shares outage information… Continue reading.

Working together, we can overcome today’s energy challenges

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Posted on Jun 27, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Bartholomew County REMC, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

By Donna Walker As Hoosiers continue to experience rising electricity bills, it is important for you to know the factors driving these cost increases and what can be expected moving forward. You should also know Hoosier Energy and your local electric co-op are doing everything possible to minimize the impact to consumers.  Over the past… Continue reading.

New ways to use electricity

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Posted on May 29, 2022 in Decatur County REMC

If you listen carefully, you can hear a quiet transformation happening. Electric appliances and equipment are becoming more popular than ever among consumers.  Advancements in technology and battery power coupled with decreasing costs are winning over consumers looking for comparable utility and versatility. A bonus is that use of electric equipment is quieter and better… Continue reading.

2022 candidates for election

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Posted on May 29, 2022 in Decatur County REMC

BOARD OF DIRECTORS CANDIDATES District 1 Suzanne Parmer, Incumbent Parmer and her husband Mark live on West County Road 400 North in Greensburg.  They have two children, Cole and Sidney.  Parmer is a graduate of North Decatur High School and IUPUI. Parmer is the current director for District 1 and completed the Credentialed Cooperative Director… Continue reading.

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