Henry County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in New Castle, Indiana. As a cooperative, Henry 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.
Hoosier Energy announces the 2024 recipients of the W. Eugene Roberts and Daniel L. Schuckman Memorial Scholarships, given annually to students from Hoosier Energy member cooperatives attending the North American Lineman Training Center (NALTC) in McEwen, Tennessee. Christopher Hollen from Whitewater Valley REMC and Logan Wilson of Daviess-Martin County REMC are this year’s winners. Hollen… Continue reading.
More than five years after its last recorded run, the Union Volunteer Fire Department is back in business with help from Hoosier Energy. Located in Pike County, less than a mile from the Gibson County line, and within the service territory of Hoosier Energy member cooperative WIN Energy, Union needed a pole tall enough to… Continue reading.
It’s difficult to believe we are beginning a new year. Many of us are glad to see 2023 end and to be moving forward to a brighter future. I hope that everyone enjoys a healthy new year! It’s common practice to start off the new year with new opportunities and goals. This year, I encourage… Continue reading.
DISTRICT 1 Brian Becker, representing Fall Creek Township in Henry County, Salem Township in Delaware County, and Union and Adams Township in Madison County DISTRICT 4 Scott Houser, representing Stoney Creek, Prairie, and Jefferson Townships in Henry County, Union Township in Randolph County, and Monroe and Perry Townships in Delaware County DISTRICT 9 Curt Poore,… Continue reading.
The expectations of our membership have changed dramatically in recent years when it comes to reliable electric service. More people are working from home, attending classes virtually, and incorporating connected electronics into essential parts of their lives. Consumers are making it clear that their tolerance for service interruptions is at an all-time low. Henry County… Continue reading.
Throughout the year, especially during the holidays, Hoosier Energy seeks to act on the cooperative principle — Concern for Community. In late October, Hoosier Energy was a platinum sponsor for the 2023 Women IN Energy Conference in Carmel, Indiana. The annual event began in 2017 to encourage women to pursue their dreams and make connections… Continue reading.
1. DON’T LIGHT UP YOUR WOOD-BURNING FIREPLACE. A crackling fire doesn’t contribute much heat to your room. Plus, the open flue sucks the heated air out of your house through the chimney. Burning a fire in the hearth when the temperature dips into the 20s can actually increase your heating bills. 2. DON’T OVERSTUFF YOUR… Continue reading.
The holiday season is finally here. Some call it the most wonderful time of the year. That’s because we associate it with family traditions and gathering with friends and loved ones. It’s a time of giving and spreading joy. Giving back reminds me of the many good things we have right here in our community… Continue reading.
HEATS program graduates were (front row, from left) Hayley Berg, Luke Lannan, Heather Flynn and Amber Houser. HCREMC staff members attending the graduation were (back row, from left) Chad Hinesley, Lance Koontz, Adam Warwas and Melissa True. Graduate Chelsi Jackson is not pictured.
COOPERATIVE CALENDAR OF STUDENT ART CONTEST 2025 Since 1998, Indiana Connection and participating Indiana electric cooperatives have held an annual art contest for Indiana students in grades kindergarten through 12. The winning works from each grade are then used to illustrate the Cooperative Calendar of Student Art that participating REMCs/RECs distribute. ENTER: Visit indianaconnection.org/for-youth/art-contest. Enter… Continue reading.