78th Annual Meeting recap and photos

Bluegrass band Link Union was the featured entertainment at HOEC's 78th Annual Meeting of Membership

The 78th Annual Meeting of Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative, Inc. was held May 5th, 2017 at the West Plains Civic Center where approximately 800 members were in attendance.

The evening included an energetic performance by the multi-award winning bluegrass group Link Union.






Members at the 78th Annual Meeting of Membership also enjoyed hot dogs, corn dogs, and great family fun that included bounce houses for the kids and numerous prizes.














During the business meeting officers of the cooperative gave their reports, as did CEO/General Manager Dan Singletary. Individuals elected to the Board of Directors were Jim Lawrence, Couch, MO; Casey Boaz, Birch Tree, MO; Don Nielsen, Pomona, MO; and Don Johnson, Koshkonong, MO.








The following is a list of cooperative members who won prizes at the 78th Annual Meeting of HOEC.

  • Dewalt 30 Gallon Air Compressor – Doil & Fern Hickinbotham, Thayer
  • $78 Electric Gift Certificate – Bobby & Melody Haynes, Mtn. View
  • Three Tube Bird Feeder – Robert Ellison, West Plains
  • $78 Electric Gift Certificate – Norris & Ivene Cozort, West Plains
  • Meco Stainless Steel Electric Smoker– Buddy & Marilyn Langston, West Plains
  • 1 Day Float Trip for Two on Current River – Leon Kentch, Willow Springs
  • Bicycle – Jackson Bridges, West Plains

  • $25 Wal-Mart Gift Certificate – Norman & Karen Whisenant, West Plains

  • Bicycle – Aiden Yates, Alton

  • 7 Outlet Surge Strip – James & Carma Wheeler, West Plains

  • Nutri Ninja Blender – Marty Pruiett, West Plains
  • Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler – Bernice Richter, Tecumseh
  • $78 Electric Gift Certificate – Malcolm & Rebecca Bridges, West Plains
  • Vacmaster 6 Gallon Stainless Steel Wet/Dry Vac – Dale & Pat McKee, Willow Springs

  • Bicycle – Landon Allison, West Plains

  • Crockpot Slow Cooker – Tony & Judy Collins, Dora

  • Samsung Galaxy Tablet – Megan Stout, Drury

  • $78 Electric Gift Certificate – Ivory & Garla Donley, West Plains

  • MECO Lock & Go Grill – Doyle & Terri Wood, West Plains
  • $50 Colton’s Gift Certificate – Richard & Toscha Radford, Willow Springs
  • Impact Wrench – C.F. & Dorothy Smith, West Plains

  • Bicycle – Mia Davis, West Plains

  • Aussie Electric Cart Grill – Patricia Marshall, Alton
  • Element 32” LED TV – Ray Johnson, West Plains
  • Springfield Cardinal Game Gift Cards for Four – W.E. Owens, Mtn. View

  • Bicycle – Lexie Brown, West Plains

  • Branson Zipline Gift Card for Two Adults & Two Kids – Larry Murrell, Pomona

  • Silver Dollar City Passes for Four – James & Linda Blanks, West Plains
  • $78 Electric Gift Certificate – Pamela Wright, West Plains
  • Two Tickets to Glass Sword Cinema – Gale Turner, Willow Springs
  • IPad Mini 2 – Terry & Carmelita Tharp, West Plains

  • Sony 40” TV – Carroll & D. Johnson, West Plains
  • Cast Iron 6 Quart Dutch Oven – Nathan & Stephanie Huddleston, Koshkonong

  • Laptop Backpack – Barbara Cook, West Plains

  • Potted Boston Fern – Cindy Bridges, West Plains
  • 18” Standing Fan – Gary & Evelyn Robinson, Alton
  • Blooming Potted Plant – Donald & Laura Dettman, West Plains
  • Bicycle – Bella Cockrum, Pottersville

  • Sony Play Station 4, Jackson Huddleston, Koshkonong

  • $500 Gift Certificate for Hirsch Feed & Farm Supply, Freda Lunn, West Plains

    A big THANK YOU goes out to all members who attended the meeting; we hope you enjoyed it!

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