Macon Electric Cooperative, in cooperation with Northeast Missouri Electric Power Cooperative, sponsored electrical safety demonstrations on Monday, October 22 for 7-12 grade students at Northeast R-IV and Keytesville schools.
For the second time this fall, electric cooperatives in Missouri sent crews to help repair damage caused by Hurricane Michael.
Restoring power quickly and safely during an outage is a top priority at Macon Electric Cooperative.
Of all the feel-good stories coming out of our help for Talquin Electric Cooeprative, none can touch the hospitality given to Webster Electric’s four-man crew.
Our crews made more progress Wednesday as the storm assistance reached a week. Currently, outage numbers for Talquin Electric Cooperative stand at 10,983, down from a high of 51,000 after the hurricane.
The hard work of 123 Missouri electric cooperative linemen is paying dividends in the Florida panhandle where they are working to restore power for members of Talquin Electric Cooperative.
From a high of 55,000 and 98 percent of the system affected, Talquin Electric Cooperative now is showing 15,000 without power as the assistance of 123 Missouri linemen makes progress.
Missouri's crews are fighting a lot of heavy damage caused by wind and falling trees with much of the work involving replacing poles, cross arms and getting downed lines up off the ground.
Missouri crews worked well into the night Saturday turning on power for thousands of Talquin Electric Cooperative members facing outages after Hurricane Michael devastated the Florida panhandle.
For the second time this fall, electric cooperatives in Missouri are sending crews to help repair damage expected to be caused by Hurricane Michael.