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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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Demonstrating safety

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Posted on Sep 30, 2022 in Decatur County REMC

Decatur County REMC made its debut at the Greensburg Power of the Past on Aug. 19. With help from Hoosier Energy and your local linemen, we completed several Live Line demonstrations that showed the importance of electrical safety. Attendees learned how to avoid dangerous situations, how personal protective equipment is used by linemen, and saw… Continue reading.

Board meeting summary for July

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Posted on Sep 30, 2022 in Decatur County REMC

NOTE: All board meeting minutes are available on our website, dcremc.com, once approved.  The meeting was opened by Chairman Steve AmRhein. Brian Scheidler kept the minutes of the meeting.  All board members were present. Also present was CEO Brett Abplanalp and guests Clare Spreckelson and Sandy Nieman. Upon motion made by Dale Wernke, seconded by… Continue reading.

Practices and principles

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Posted on Sep 30, 2022 in A Co-op Perspective, Clark County REMC, Decatur County REMC, Harrison REMC, Orange County REMC, Southeastern Indiana REMC, Southern Indiana Power

Electric cooperatives, like other energy providers, are in the midst of the most impactful transition in modern history. As we continue to navigate through this changing environment, Hoosier Energy’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices — and the cooperative principles that underpin those practices — will continue to become more relevant.  ESG refers to factors… Continue reading.

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.

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