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Slam the door on scammers by being a cautious consumer

    Don’t be tricked into paying a bill you don’t owe. Phony debt collection attempts rank among the most…

Mississippians shine when it comes to charitable giving

    Mississippians dig deeper in their pockets when it comes to giving. We always rank high in national surveys…

Of memories and thanksgiving

We are always reminded to “live in the moment” and “make the most of each day.” And, that is certainly…

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Friday, January 1 2016

You get more than electricity from your electric cooperative

    Affordable electric service has been the goal of your electric power association since its beginning.     But just what do we mean by affordable? That can imply different things,… read more

Sunday, November 1 2015

Our members benefit from the cooperative difference

    There are stark differences between your electric power association and the two other major forms of electric utilities in America. I believe once you understand these differences, you will… read more

Thursday, October 1 2015

Awareness key to building Mississippi’s future workforce

    Gov. Bryant has proclaimed the week of Oct. 11 as Careers in Energy Week. Events like this help address a major need for Mississippi: raising awareness for middle-skill career opportunities.… read more

Wednesday, September 2 2015

Policymakers must consider economic impact of regulation

    Affordable electricity is America’s economic lifeline, and no one knows this better than your electric power association.     Electric power associations in Mississippi… read more

Wednesday, August 26 2015

Electric linemen exemplify the value of teamwork

    Remember how brutally hot and dry it was in July? Heat advisories were commonplace as the combination of high temperature and humidity made it feel hotter than 105 F in some parts of the… read more

Wednesday, August 26 2015

D.C. cab driver’s outlook a reminder of America’s greatness

   The month of July has always been a favorite of mine. When I was young, it meant the middle of summer. I was out of school, usually on the lake and, of course, Independence Day!  The… read more

Tuesday, May 26 2015

Hot weather drives up energy use, but you can fight back

   June is one of my favorite months. School’s out, farmers markets are in, fish are biting and the days are long—and getting hotter.    With another sizzling Mississippi… read more

Friday, May 1 2015

Advice to my graduating son

   Son, it’s hard to believe it has been 18 years since you came into this world crying. But upon hearing my voice, you hushed and flashed a little smirk and half… read more

Wednesday, April 1 2015

Electric co-op lobbyist worked on your behalf at state Capitol

    April 5 marks the end of the fourth session for this legislative cycle in Mississippi. Many legislators will head home to start their re-election campaigns, while others will be retiring… read more

Sunday, March 1 2015

The dangers of a storm don’t end with its passage

   I think most Mississippians start getting spring fever on Jan. 2, as soon as the holiday activities subside.    Spring is indeed a glorious time in Mississippi.… read more

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