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Loggers Safety event held in Eminence

Bennie Perkins, Manager of Operations at HOEC, is shown speaking to a group of logging specialists in Eminence, MO.

At Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative, safety is a daily practice and a subject of constant training for employees and members of the communities the cooperative serves. HOEC had a display at a Logger’s Safety event held in Eminence on May 14th and had the opportunity to speak to a group to outline practicing safety when around high voltage power lines.

77th Annual Meeting of Membership photos

HOEC's 77th Annual Meeting was held Friday, May 6th. Approximately 800 members, families and friends filled much of the Civic Center.

Jason Michael Carroll meet-and-greet winners

Five lucky HOEC members won a "meet-and-greet" opportunity complete with autographs and pictures with country music artist Jason Michael Carroll at the HOEC 77th Annual Meeting of Membership on Friday, May 6th.

The winners qualified by filling out an entry form on the website last week after the contest was announced on area country music radio stations.

Energy efficiency program earns cooperative members savings

Since 2008, more than 7,300 members of Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative (HOEC) have participated in the Take Control & Save® Program, a joint effort of 51 electric distribution cooperatives throughout Missouri and parts of Iowa and Oklahoma.

Live music and great prizes lined up for HOEC's Annual Meeting

Country music artist Jason Michael Carroll

Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative invites members to the 77th Annual Meeting of Membership, Friday, May 6th at the West Plains Civic Center. This year, HOEC is hosting a live country music concert featuring Jason Michael Carroll.

President's report

Your cooperative has been working to ensure safe, cost efficient and reliable electric service since 1939

Future members tour HOEC

Friendship Circle Preschool students are shown lineman's gloves

Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative was the host of numerous preschool aged children from the Friendship Circle Preschool of West Plains on Friday, April 22nd. The future HOEC members had the opportunity to take a tour of the HOEC facility and to view some of the equipment with which the HOEC line crews work.

Be aware: HOEC members may hear from "Scam Artist"

Slam the Scam logo encourages members to hang up on suspicious scam phone calls

There have been reports of Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative (HOEC) members receiving phone calls from individuals who claim to be from the cooperative. They are claiming money is owed and are attempting to collect money. If you receive such a call and are suspicious at all, hang up the phone and immediately call the cooperative.


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