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March wholesale power relief

Posted on Mar 25, 2023 in Bartholomew County REMC

In January, BCREMC announced that the board of directors approved a Wholesale Power Cost Relief refund for members. During this time of inflation, BCREMC is trying its best to alleviate some of the impact of increasing wholesale power costs for our members. This special refund is for all current members that receive electricity from BCREMC…. Continue reading.

NCAA Hall of Champions

Posted on Mar 23, 2023 in Travel

March and April are the two months when the four letters “N-C-A-A” roll off the tongue most frequently — especially in basketball-crazed Indiana. Though the clock runs out on the college hoops season with the Final Four, Hoosiers don’t have to let the lore or excitement fade with the arena crowds. The NCAA Hall of… Continue reading.

Professional progression: Shadd McLochlin

Posted on Mar 23, 2023 in Profile

At 23, Shadd McLochlin has been working for just about five years. In that short span, he’s worked all aspects of wireless and fiber internet, has earned a double major in business management and marketing, supervises five employees and has worked for two owners operating under two business models. “It’s always changing. It’s always moving… Continue reading.

Call your co-op before you go solar

Posted on Mar 23, 2023 in Energy

by Staci Montgomery For those considering the installation of solar energy at home, there is plenty of information — and misinformation — floating around. To get to the bottom of it all, the one thing any prospective solar owner should do is contact their local electric cooperative. There are a host of reasons why, but… Continue reading.

County Profile: Jennings County

Posted on Mar 23, 2023 in County

Jennings County is home to a “disaster” just waiting to happen. That place is the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center. The center provides the infrastructure for realistic scenarios replicating natural and manmade disasters, military urban warfare and much more. Military; local, state and national agencies; and civilian first responders come to Jennings County from around the… Continue reading.

Give line crews lots of room: It’s the law

Posted on Mar 23, 2023 in Safety

Spring has arrived with its profusion of color: whites and pinks … and orange — lots of orange — as in the orange of work zones. National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 17-21) reminds motorists to be careful around those whose jobs put them along the roadways. Indiana’s electric cooperatives remind motorists that work zones… Continue reading.

Esports: A real game changer

Posted on Mar 23, 2023 in Features

By Richard G. Biever When Tyrese Ellis was a high school freshman, his future looked uncertain at best. He admitted he lacked motivation and was “borderline failing” most classes.  “I was a heavy gamer,” he said. “I wasn’t heavy into going to school.” When the Fort Wayne Snider senior says “heavy gamer,” Tyrese means video… Continue reading.


How do capital credits work?

Posted on Mar 08, 2023 in Noble REMC

Over the past 25 years, Noble REMC has been fortunate to be in the position to return more than $10 million back to our members. This is what we call “capital credits,” also known as the cash back you receive when Noble REMC has excess revenue to return to our members. (You may simply call… Continue reading.

Three Birds Casual

Posted on Mar 08, 2023 in Noble REMC

By Austin Arceo  Three Birds Casual employees routinely unload shipping containers of inventory delivered by semi-trailer trucks several times each week.  The president of the luxury furniture making business knew it was time for a new facility when soaring success led to more than a half dozen shipping containers staying in the parking lot to… Continue reading.

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