Staying safe while keeping the lights on

Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative personnel describe precautions taken due to COVID-19 while maintaining business as close to usual as possible.

Office closed for Good Friday

The Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative business office will be closed on Friday, April 10th, for Good Friday. As always, dispatchers will be available to serve members in the event of a power outage.

Notice to Members financially impacted by COVID-19 measures

We are committed to the members we serve. From the start of this crisis, our focus has been on keeping the power flowing for all members. That is why we have made a special effort to work with those whose finances have been affected by this pandemic.

Activity Pages for Kids

Hey Kids! Are you looking for something fun to do at the house? If so, click on the link below for some fun activities. We have word searches, crossword puzzles, coloring pages and more that can be downloaded from our website.

Lobby closed due to COVID-19 precautions

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, HOEC's lobby will be closed until further notice, beginning Monday morning, March 23. The drive thru will remain open. For those needing a meter reconnected or disconnected or needing to apply for electrical service, please call the office at 417-256-2131 and arrangements will be made.

March 20 update to Coronavirus Response Plan

NOTICE: Outage due to Broken Pole

Attention: In the next few minutes, our crews will be replacing this pole on South Highway 17. If you notice the butt of the pole is broken off in the fence line. Crews will be shutting off power temporarily to safely change the pole. This will affect approximately 300 members. County Roads 9100, 8110, 8530, 9180, 8870, 9240 and Spring Lake Estates will be the areas effected.

2020 Annual Meeting RESCHEDULED

The 81st Annual Meeting of Membership that was originally scheduled for Friday, May 1st, 2020 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, July 21st, 2020. Per the CDC’s guidelines of no more than 50 people gathering, the West Plains Civic Center will not be able to host any event prior to May 15th.


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