WKRECC sponsors D.C. trip for local students

(Mayfield, Ky.) July 20, 2017 – Eighty-three of Kentucky’s best and brightest rising high school seniors descended upon the nation’s capital in June, representing electric cooperatives in the annual Washington Youth Tour. The students met with elected officials, learned about the role of electric cooperatives, and visited national landmarks.

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West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Annual Members’ Meeting Set for Saturday, July 8


(Mayfield, Ky.) June 6, 2017 – The Annual Meeting of Members of West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative will be held at Marshall County High School in Benton on Saturday, July 8, 2017.  

Members who attend will learn more about WKRECC programs, enjoy activities for all ages, and be entertained by Eric Horner, a Christian country music artist. There will also be door prizes, attendance gifts and a barbecue lunch. Doors open at 12:00 p.m. and the business meeting begins at 2:00 p.m.  

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West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative reminds the public to practice electrical safety

Mayfield, Ky— Every day, we rely on electricity to power our homes, farms, and businesses.  West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative, your not-for-profit electric utility, reminds you to always be safe around electric appliances, equipment, and power lines.  May is National Electrical Safety Month, and it’s a great time to raise awareness on how to avoid potential electrical hazards.
By taking simple precautions, everyone can avoid electrically related fires, fatalities, injuries, and property loss.  Here are some safety tips:

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Digital devices impact energy use

Ah, the Digital Age. We have gadgets galore, the ability to manage our homes in new and innovative ways, brilliant images and captivating sounds of modern entertainment options and of course, the internet. Clearly, digital devices reign supreme. Yet these cool new capabilities come with a couple of pitfalls; vampire loads and the issue of “technology reincarnation.”

Over the course of the Digital Age, electricity use has continued to increase. Families have multiple televisions. Computer prices have plummeted, meaning many homes now have multiple computers. Everyone in the family needs a cell phone. Gaming consoles and set top cable/satellite boxes satisfy our desire for entertainment.

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Storm Causes Power Outages Across West Kentucky RECC Service Area

(Mayfield, Ky.) March 1, 2017 – West Kentucky Rural Electric crews are working to safely restore service to members who are without power due to damage from the storm system that crossed the service area early Wednesday.

Members should be aware that some of these repairs will require several more hours to complete and some may carry over into Thursday.

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