Some Bartholomew County REMC customers will be in the dark this weekend

Bartholomew County REMC will be conducting substation maintenance and repair in the Hope, Hartsville and Newbern areas this weekend. That work is slated to begin at midnight Saturday and last until 2 a.m. Sunday. REMC officials say this two-hour planned power outage will affect 650 of their customers who reside in the northeast portion of the county, east of State Road 9 and north of State Road 46.

REMC staff say that phone notifications will be made to customers that will be affected. However, you may call the Bartholomew County REMC office at (812) 372-2546 if you have questions.