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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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Tuesday, June 7 2011

Compassion characterizes our state’s response to tragedy

A newly hired employee once told us he wanted to be a lineman so he could help people. This young man, fresh out of lineman’s school, understood not only the value of his job in keeping the lights… read more

Wednesday, February 9 2011


Throughout past years, I have used this forum to let you know what we are doing for you—the member/owners of your local electric power association. Looking out for you is what makes us different.… read more

Friday, May 14 2010

Mississippians unrivaled in emergency response

Ten souls (including three children) perished in the April 24 tornado outbreak that left at least a 149-mile trail of destruction across central Mississippi. The facts are not all in at this writing, but… read more

Friday, May 14 2010

Co-ops restore power lost in April tornado

Of the 135,000 electric meters served by electric power associations in the path of the storm, more than 27,000 lost power as a massive tornado ripped through central Mississippi on Saturday, April 24.… read more

Wednesday, May 12 2010

Membership in an electric co-op has its privileges

I’m often asked why we call those who purchase electricity from an electric power association “members” and not “customers.” The answer is simple. Just as some of you are… read more

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