Chris Birky | District 1 Chris Birky; his wife, Melissa; and their five children reside in Pleasant Township. They have been Kankakee Valley REMC members for 28 years. Birky owns and operates Birky Family Farms Country Gourmet catering and concessions, is the founder of South County Love Your Neighbor not-for-profit, and also owns a small… 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.
The 2020 Cooperative Calendar of Student Art will be available for distribution at participating Indiana electric co-op offices around the state in the coming weeks (… and into the mailboxes of consumers of Newton County REMC with their November issue of Indiana Connection). Here’s a preview of the 22nd annual edition of the calendar, and… Continue reading.
“Artist of the Year” Danielle Sommerman has a front-porch view of the vacated floodplain that once was the town of English. Most of the town was chased to higher ground about a mile to the east in the 1990s after yet another flood. Where there once were driveways, buildings and lawns, there are now fairways,… Continue reading.
Each year after the judges select the 13 grade division winners in the calendar art contest, other top works from the various grades are pulled aside. From these, nine additional works are selected at large to receive honorable mentions. Here are the honorable mention winners from this year’s contest. These works will appear in a… Continue reading.
Congratulations to the 13 grade division winners of our Cooperative Calendar of Student Art! Be sure to catch their award-winning artwork in the 2020 calendar.
Readers rallied around fave businesses — and notables — from the southern part of Indiana in this latest round of voting. But the great thing about compiling a “best of” list is that it’s ever-evolving as you discover new must-visits around the state to add to your current top spots! Since 2002, readers of this… Continue reading.
BY BRIAN D. SMITH The perky young woman with expressive hazel eyes sounds slightly tentative as she introduces herself to the unseen audience on the other side of her computer. “Hey, everybody, my name is Jessica, and I am brand new to YouTube, and this is a brand new channel.” She spends 45 more seconds… Continue reading.