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.
In 2016, rural America played a big part in our national elections – 500,000 MORE rural voters went to the polls than in 2012. In 2018, we saw more candidates and elected officials visiting cooperatives than ever before and engaging in dialogue about rural issues of importance. Each year, electric cooperatives have the opportunity to… Continue reading.
Five local organizations were recently awarded grants through Operation Round Up Trust. More than $11,000 was given to help organizations offer programs and services to benefit community residents. Family and Youth Services Bureau, Valparaiso, received $2,000 to purchase essential baby supplies for The Tot Shop. The Tot Shop provides incentives for families to engage… Continue reading.
We gather together The holiday season is not only a time for families and food — it’s an opportunity to save money and energy. Read on for some timely tips, not only for turkey day but for those getting an early start on their holiday decorating. Savor an energy-efficient Thanksgiving feast Make this year’s Thanksgiving… Continue reading.
Tucked in the rural Indiana community of Brownstown is a small business named Nehrwess. Tony Nehrt started the company after he sold Brownstown Quality Tool and Design, a business his father founded more than four decades earlier, to two longtime employees in 2015. Nehrwess designs and manufactures small straps, hangers and clamps that mount underground… Continue reading.
By Richard G. Biever For Eddie Wise Jr., tobogganing at Pokagon State Park each winter is a family tradition with roots frozen in time. The park’s famed icy toboggan run where he brings his kids, just as his parents brought him and his sisters when he was little, starts atop a steep-crested hill above the… Continue reading.
Not only is the tenth month of the year literally “cool” (autumn IS just around the corner!), it’s cool for a few other reasons. We celebrate cooperatives and energy awareness this month. Kids and candy lovers alike look forward to trick-or-treating at month’s end. And, a little known holiday, dedicated to one of our germiest… Continue reading.
Starting in September and running thorugh through January, Warren County REMC will be conducting a survey of residential co-op members. This telephone survey is conducted every three years and helps our power supplier, Wabash Valley Power Alliance, determine how much power we’ll need in the near future. The survey will be conducted by Oppenheim… Continue reading.
By Richard G. Biever Haunted houses and creepy corn mazes are crawling with chain-saw slinging Jasons, razor-fingered Freddy Kruegers, and other gory ghouls from Hollywood this time of year. But as you might expect from a living history museum, Conner Prairie digs a little deeper into American fright night folklore to scare up its brand… Continue reading.
When Jennifer and Patrick Mowery married in 2013, they knew they wanted to raise a family together. Jennifer also longed for her small-town community of Crawfordsville, where much of her family still resided. But they faced two major roadblocks – both of their careers were tied to Indianapolis and they had been unable to build… Continue reading.
Due to increasing responsibilities at his home and workplace, District 7 Director Derrick Vogt submitted his resignation effective Aug. 7. Clark County REMC would like to extend their appreciation to Director Vogt for his five years of service to our members. We wish him well in the future. By the board’s decision, this vacancy will… Continue reading.