As a service to our readers and to promote electrical safety, here are some recent recall notices provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Visit www.cpsc.gov/en/recalls for full details of these recalls and for notices of many more. Path light kits recalled for shock hazard This recall involves Hampton Bay, Patriot Lighting and Paradise… Continue reading.
Did you know that according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, in addition to having the most farms in any county in the state, LaGrange County also has the most irrigated farms in the state? To help those numerous farms, as well as our members at large, LaGrange County REMC has a program specifically designed… Continue reading.
The hottest days of summer remind us that poor energy habits can make our house uncomfortable. It’s never too late to make a few changes around the house to help keep things cool. A bonus: You could lower your energy bill during air-conditioner season. Check for loose or leaky windowpanes. And notice if your home… Continue reading.
Who doesn’t love a hot dog! It’s a staple at any backyard picnic or get together. Celebrate National Hot Dog Month in July by upgrading everyone’s favorite summertime staple. Here are some downloadable and printable recipe cards of the recipes featured in our July 2020 issue that you can keep or pass on to others…. Continue reading.
Want to jazz up your garage sale this summer? We’ve provided you with some FREE downloadable, printable and customizable materials to help you do just that! Simply click on the link(s) and download to get started! Garage sale sign (downloadable and printable) Garage sale labels (downloadable and printable) Garage sale stickers Downloadable and printable stickers… Continue reading.
It seems our world has changed in the blink of an eye. But, Noble REMC’s commitment to our members is the same. We know you’re focused on keeping your family safe. And, Noble REMC is focused on powering your world — however that may look. We’re here for you. Our team is proud to power… Continue reading.
THURSDAY, AUG. 20 Columbus North High School Auditorium — Columbus, Indiana Doors open and Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Entertainment featuring the bluegrass band — Cornfields & Crossroads —5:45 – 7 p.m. Business meeting begins at 7 p.m. A kids’ program for ages 4-11 will be available. Each member will receive an energy efficiency kit and a… Continue reading.
Vigo County has been home to a celebrated array of people. But let’s meet three: a songsmith, a saint, and Holocaust survivor. Paul Dresser. Whenever Hoosiers sing about “the moonlight … along the Wabash,” they honor all Indiana homesteads. But really, that home gleaming with candlelight was that of Dresser, a Terre Haute native and… Continue reading.
When ice storms coat power lines, high winds can lead to lines that bounce and buck around. While rare, this movement is known as galloping lines. Power lines are designed to sway, but if a wire is weighted down with ice and is pushed around from wind, it could move close to a grounded component… Continue reading.
Larger-than-life yet all-too-human superheroes, it’s been said, have become one of the most successful and universally enjoyed entertainments in human history. No where is that clearer than when comic book/superhero enthusiasts gather. Here is a list of some of those gatherings, commonly called “comic cons” around Indiana this year. NWI Comic Con | Feb. 15 … Continue reading.
Other Items to see at the Hall of Heroes Museum! Comic Books 65,000 superhero comic books: Includes complete runs of every title published between 1956 and present, and a large number from 1938-1955. It’s considered one of the largest comic book collections in the world. Visitors may ask to have specific issues pulled and are… Continue reading.
December is the month when you’re most likely to buy toys and gifts. Purchase safe ones. If you’re shopping for children, buy toys that are age appropriate. You don’t want your gift to turn a child’s holiday into a nightmare. Here is a checklist for buying safe toys: Check the minimum age recommendation on the… Continue reading.
By Brian Hawk Growing up in rural Indiana, I’ve always had a love for fast cars with enough horsepower to shove you back into your seat every time you hit the gas pedal. There is an exhilaration that comes over me every time I experience the sound of the vehicle rpms rising and the feeling… Continue reading.