Students display and develop leadership skills at CYCLE

Tyler West, Bailey Bennett, and Andrew Taylor represent HOEC at CYCLE

Tyler West of West Plains, Bailey Bennett of Thayer, and Andrew Taylor of Myrtle were sponsored by Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative to participate in the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives CYCLE program, held July 20th, 21st, and 22nd at the Double Tree Hotel and Convention Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Be on the lookout for these scams

HOEC would like its members to be aware of two new scams that have affected co-op members in other states.

Video: A family's story highlights potential danger of equipment

Electrical service box and pad-mounted electrical transformer for underground lines

Electrical service boxes and pad-mounted transformers (like those pictured) are necessary equipment in areas served by underground electrical lines.

HOEC office closed Monday (Memorial Day)

The Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative office will be closed on Monday, May 30th for the Memorial Day holiday. As always, dispatchers will remain on duty to serve members in the event of a power outage.

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.


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