TCT’s Story: Part 3

By early March of 1964, TCT had two employees, Office Manager and Secretary, Mary K. Campbell and General Manager, Carroll Schraeder. Mr. Schraeder’s actual first day of work was to be May 1st. Ms. Campbell was busy getting the office in order, and the Board continued...

TCT’s Story: Part 2

On May 5th, 1961, the steering committee was ready to present their recommendations. They suggested that the local exchanges merge into one larger cooperative.  By merging the smaller exchanges would be protected from being swallowed up by a larger company and they...

TCT’s Story, Part 1

Service Before TCT: The post war boom took place in the years prior to the formation of Tri-County Telephone Association. America was growing and modes of communications were changing quickly. At the time, rural Americans had limited access to telephone service and...

TCT Celebrates 59th Annual Meeting of Members

“TCT Country” was the theme of the 59th Annual Meeting of Members for Tri-County Telephone Association, Inc. (TCT). The meeting was held Tuesday, April 5th, 2022, at the Herington Community Building. 220 people attended the event. A meal, catered by Kathy’s Herb and...

TCT Scholarships are Open!

TCT would like to announce that several scholarship opportunities are now open, and available online at tctelco.net/scholarships. The TCT Board of Directors Scholarship: These one-thousand dollar scholarships are awarded to six high school senior students whose...