Back to School Electrical Safety

July 31, 2018 -- One of the core principles of West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative is commitment to community. That includes educating members about the dangers of electricity. Before your students go back to school, teach them some “Electrical Safety 101.”

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Spring into safety on the farm

(Mayfield, Ky.) April 12, 2018 -- We are finally starting to see some warmer, dryer days here in Western Kentucky, and that means planting season for area farmers. While you prepare to plant the crops that keep the world fed, West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative reminds you to spring into safety — especially when working around electricity.

According to a 2014 report from TIME magazine, farming is the sixth most dangerous job in the United States.

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Cold weather triggers spike in local energy use

A harsh winter is driving energy usage up for West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative members. Higher usage means members will see higher bills in the weeks ahead.

We’re not alone—the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives reports that electric cooperatives across Kentucky are seeing double-digit increases in energy use compared to this same period one year ago.

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