Ninestar Blog

Former Hancock Rural Telephone Employee and Industry Leader Passes Away

Fredrick Thomas Rowland, age 69, of Lafayette, TN passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, TN. Tom was born in Indianapolis, IN on March 19, 1951. Tom ran track and cross country at Greenfield High School in Greenfield, IN. He married Melissa Jones in 1971. Tom started his career in telecommunications as a […]

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Struck Fire Hydrant

Just after 7:30am, a fire hydrant was struck by a large truck just south of 100S along 500W north of New Palestine. The damage was severe enough that the pumps could not keep up with the loss of flow and the tower emptied around 8:00am. Once we were able to assess the damage and confirm […]

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Mt. Vernon Student Wins 2020 Youth Power & Hope Award

Indiana Connection and Indiana’s electric cooperatives are proud to sponsor the Youth Power and Hope Awards program. Since 2009, the program has annually honored Indiana youth in grades 5-8 for their community service.  Being an active member in the community can mean anything from volunteering at your church to being involved with 4-H to helping […]

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Next Level Broadband Grant

Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch presents a check to NineStar Connect and Henry County REMC from the State of Indiana’s Next Level Broadband Grant Program.  The Next Level Broadband Grant Program is the largest single state investment in broadband. The NineStar Connect and Henry County REMC project will serve 70 unserved rural households and 10 […]

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