Orange County REMC is a member-owned electric cooperative headquartered in Orleans, Indiana. As a cooperative, Orange 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.
Orange County REMC’s Lorena Lindsey submitted a photo she took of an sunrise at Crest Haven Cemetery to the RE (Rural Electric) Magazine photo contest. The photo won “Photo of the Month” for October 2021. Later, the winning photos from each month of 2021 ran head-to-head in a contest to be named “Photo of the… Continue reading.
Orange County REMC appreciates the patience and support of our members during the ice storm we experienced in early February. We are also extremely proud of our employees who worked in some tough conditions during outage recovery.
Jeffery Coleman joined the co-op team in January as our new locator. Coleman graduated from West Washington and lives in Paoli with his wife, Jennifer. They have three children and one grandchild. Carla Buechler of Jasper recently joined the REMC team as our office manager. Beuchler graduated from Northeast Dubois High School, then earned her… Continue reading.
Whether it was first grade or eighth grade, the dream began early. On Dec. 17, 2021, that dream became reality for Jasper, Indiana’s Mitchell Werner and Greensburg, Indiana’s Waylan Case as they graduated from the North American Lineman Training Center. Both claimed their diplomas from the school in McEwen, Tennessee, with the help of a… Continue reading.
If your garage doubles as a catch-all room for junk you haven’t gotten around to getting rid of, your house has a its own den of hazardswaiting to happen. If you want your garage to be safe for your family to park cars, retrieve sports equipment or even root around for lost stuff, clean it… Continue reading.
If you were to pull your desk or your TV cabinet out from the wall, you’d probably find a tangle of cords, cables, wires and plugs. That tangle isn’t so good for your electronics. Besides creating a tripping hazard, a mess of electrical cords could lead to a fire if they’re all plugged into the… Continue reading.
February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s packed with special observances. Besides Presidents Day, Black History Month and Valentine’s Day, there are a host of unofficial “national” days you’ve probably never heard of like National Tater Tot Day (which is celebrated on Feb. 2 each year). All these observances have something… Continue reading.
CAMP KILOWATT | June 8-11 A fun, unique and electrifying camp experience designed for students entering seventh grade in 2022. Horseback riding, canoeing, zip lining, archery, swimming, learning about electrical safety and bucket truck rides. APPLY: Go to campkilowatt.org to apply. Applications must be completed online by March 1. INDIANA YOUTH TOUR | June 16-23 Orange… Continue reading.
In order to deliver affordable and reliable electricity to our members, Orange County REMC focuses on maintaining and improving its electric system and equipment. We want you and the community in general to know where our crews are working. Use caution when traveling in areas where extra utility vehicles may be parked along roadways. As… Continue reading.
Morgan Gaddis joined the co-op team on Dec. 6, 2021, as a member service representative. Morgan graduated from Orleans High School and is married to Damion Gaddis. They have three children: Wesley, Kinsley, and Huxley.
While supplies last, members are invited to stop by the REMC office and pick up a free copy the 2022 Indiana Festival Guide and 2022 Student Art Calendar, illustrated by students across the state of Indiana.
As technology continues to improve and change the landscape of energy demand, Hoosier Energy and its 18 not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative member-consumers throughout central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois, are changing with it. Maximizing the opportunities for technological advancement, Hoosier Energy works with its members to develop, implement and evaluate various pilot programs that… Continue reading.