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Career Profile: Motivated to Make a Difference

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Posted on Sep 27, 2020 in Profile

Top 3 responsibilities in a day Distribute Materials. Review the crew schedules and pick and load supplies based on the planned projects.  Inventory Control. Track supplies used and advise on purchases to ensure the correct inventory is on-hand. Test Equipment. Execute and document equipment testing, including transformers, other equipment and personal protective gear for the line… Continue reading.

Wintertime is coming

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Posted on Sep 26, 2020 in Pets

It may be only October, but if you look around, nature is beginning its preparation for winter. You’re probably thinking about winter, too: Planning to get the gutters cleaned, the furnaced checked, and the snowblower unburied from the shed and tuned up. You should also think about your pet’s needs before winter arrives. Winter can… Continue reading.

Sweet Memories

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Posted on Sep 26, 2020 in Features

A rare full moon — a blue one at that — will rise into the evening sky on Halloween this year. For the abnormal year that’s been 2020, why should we expect the annual celebration of the paranormal to be normal? Whether the pandemic and social distancing will affect traditional Halloween activities like door-to-door trick-or-treating, Haunted… Continue reading.

County Profile: Carroll County

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Posted on Sep 26, 2020 in County, General

In the very year Carroll County was founded — 1828 — the Indiana General Assembly accepted a federal grant for a massive project that would impact the county’s future, most notably its seat of Delphi, for the next 40 years. Its legacy remains a source of pride Delphi shares into present day. The project was… Continue reading.

Unleashing hope

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Posted on Aug 20, 2020 in Features

By Richard G. Biever Collin Kreiner was just 6 months old when doctors told his parents he had cerebral palsy. The condition affected the right side of his brain and left him with a partial paralysis. The diagnosis came after his parents had noticed Collin was not using his left hand. He kept it clenched… Continue reading.

County Profile: Henry County

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Posted on Aug 19, 2020 in County

An old biplane is parked on a basketball court in a relief sculpture representing Henry County (pictured on right). It’s part of the permanent 92 county artworks built into the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis.  The basketball court for Henry County might be obvious: the New Castle High School gymnasium is among the largest high… Continue reading.

Back to School? Back to the Bus

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Posted on Aug 19, 2020 in Features

Riding on the bus to and from school each day can get awfully old and BOOOORING after just a couple of weeks. And when people get bored, they like to entertain themselves and others. Sometimes people do silly things and get carried away and forget about safety. But the school bus is no place to… Continue reading.

Kids on their own?

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Posted on Aug 19, 2020 in Features

If “back to school” means your children will be walking without you or coming home to an empty house for a few hours in the afternoons, remind them that electricity can be dangerous. Here are six lessons that can save a child’s life: Assume all utility lines are energized and can injure or kill someone… Continue reading.

Scalding risks are real

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Posted on Aug 19, 2020 in Features, Heartland REMC

Every year, some 5,000 people are scalded by hot tap water. Most of these accidents involve the elderly and children under the age of five. Just two seconds of exposure to water that’s heated to 150 F will cause a third-degree burn — the most serious type — in most adults. If water is heated… Continue reading.

Sprucing up those walls?

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Posted on Aug 19, 2020 in Features, Heartland REMC

Follow these tips if you’re painting indoors: A well-ventilated house makes for a healthier home under any circumstances. But it becomes even more important when you’re tackling an interior painting project.  To avoid health problems when you’re painting the inside of your home: Schedule painting for dry periods in the fall or spring when it’s… Continue reading.

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