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Planned outage postponed

Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative is postponing a planned power outage that was scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. Thursday February 25th, for cooperative members in the Caulfield and Pottersville areas.

AMEC named as award winner

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) recently named the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives (AMEC) the winner of the William F. Matson Democracy award. The Democracy award recognizes outstanding accomplishments and service to rural electric cooperatives through political action, political education and participation.

Harvesting the wind for electricity

Wind farm image

Rural electric cooperatives have long been pioneers when it comes to bringing affordable electricity, and the quality of life it provides, to the people they serve. When it came to the frontier of wind energy in Missouri, rural electric cooperatives again helped open the way.

The Power Line menu has moved

Looking for the links to digital issues of The Power Line / Rural Missouri magazine? We have moved them from the top level of our blue menu bar above to a new location under the News menu, as shown in the image below.

CYCLE February 19 application deadline is near

Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative will sponsor the Cooperative Youth Conference and Leadership Experience (CYCLE) for the thirteenth consecutive year in 2016. HOEC will select two area students as delegates to attend CYCLE (lodging, meals and transportation provided), and encourages all high school juniors living in the HOEC service area to apply.

Have an action plan in case of emergency

From the Desk of Dan Singletary, CEO/General Manager

Since I have been your Manager at HOEC, our plan for restoring power after severe storms has been to prepare for the worst and hope for the best. We have an emergency preparedness plan in place so when disaster strikes we are ready to restore power to you, our members, as safely and as quickly as possible.

Building a better future takes a “Grassroots” effort

From the Desk of Dan Singletary, CEO/General Manager

Missouri is a very fertile state and Missouri’s farmers plant and harvest some of the finest crops grown in America. Farmers know the importance of timing. A farmer can’t plant too early because of the possibility of a late frost but planting too late may not give the crop enough time to produce abundantly.

Holiday office hours


The Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative business office will be closed after noon on December 24th and all day December 25th for Christmas, and also all day January 1st for New Years Day. As always, dispatchers will remain on duty and service linemen will be on call to serve members in the event of a power outage.

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