by Jack Spaulding They are at it again … more baby owls! The Indiana barn owl pair — “reality TV” YouTube stars viewed on a live nest cam — are putting on a second act of parenthood. They are raising a second brood of chicks unusually late into the nesting season. The existence of a… Continue reading.
Financial records of your rural electric cooperative are maintained in accordance with the Uniform System of Accounts prescribed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. All statements that appear in the annual report were prepared in accordance with standard accounting procedures from the books of the corporation. In the opinion of your board of directors, the… Continue reading.
Bartholomew County REMC 2019 Annual MeetingTuesday, April 16 Columbus North High School Auditorium Registration and entertainment featuring Beatles tribute band — The Rigbys — from 5:30-7 p.m. Business meeting begins at 7 p.m. Kids’ program for ages 4-11. Each member will receive an energy efficiency kit and a $20 bill credit for attending the meeting.
I recently read an article that the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) published, and I thought it would be helpful for our members to hear firsthand of how a manager/CEO and board of directors relationship should work vs. how it works here at your cooperative. Additionally, I thought how important this relationship directly translates… Continue reading.
By Holly Huffman At the age of 24, Jack “Lee” Marcum III had a choice: Come back home to run the family business or pursue a degree in computer science. Marcum went with his heart. He chose family and the business he came to love. Since then, the CEO of New Castle, Indiana-based Jack’s Donuts… Continue reading.
By Richard G. Biever If someday the mortar holding together the famed “Yard of Bricks” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is found to be mixed with baking powder — Clabber Girl Baking Powder, to be exact — it should come as no surprise. How the seemingly incongruent worlds of racing and baking forever merged at… Continue reading.
2019 Youth Tour Dates Indiana: June 13–20, 2019 Ohio: June 14–20, 2019 It’s not like your normal school trip to D.C. The Indiana and Ohio Electric Cooperatives’ Youth Tour know many students have already been to Washington, but this adventure is specifically planned to be different. We’ll visit many sites schools aren’t able to take… Continue reading.
Top 3 responsibilities in a dAY Calibrate electric meters at consumers’ homes. Complete routine equipment inspections Locate and mark underground lines How long have you been in your position? I started in 1998 as a meter reader and this position in 2006. What education and training was needed for this position? Our advanced metering infrastructure allows… Continue reading.
The statistics are compelling. But numbers never tell the whole story. The bigger story is the lives Project Indiana changes — men, women and especially children — here in Indiana and there in Guatemala. A labor of love The electric cooperative linemen from throughout the state who volunteered on any of the three Project… Continue reading.
There’s no doubt that Indiana’s autumns can be among the most beautiful in the country, with vibrant fall foliage sometimes visible for miles. Each of us has our own autumn traditions, from making s’mores over backyard firepits to carving pumpkins to hitting the road in search of prime spots to enjoy nature’s… Continue reading.
“Nostalgia,” some quip, “ain’t what it used to be.” But, that’s an old joke that’s just gotten older. “Vintage” is now in. What’s old is hotter, cooler, groovier and hipper than ever. Thanks to Pinterest, eBay, HGTV and popular TV shows like American Pickers, Pawn Stars, and (the granddaddy of them all) PBS’ Antiques Roadshow,… Continue reading.
It’s designated “U.S.” Route 31. But perhaps more than any other single state or federal highway, Route 31 truly traces the heart of Indiana. It’s really “Us 31.” Literally, U.S. 31 wraps itself around Monument Circle in the very center of our state capital, and splits Indiana down the middle. North of Indianapolis, it’s a… Continue reading.