Co-ops deploy additional Kentucky lineworkers to help with Hurricane Michael power restoration

West Kentucky RECC sends crews to Georgia and Virginia

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 15, 2018) – In the days since Hurricane Michael cut its destructive path across several lower southeast states, the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives has deployed additional lineworkers to aid in power restoration.

As of Monday morning, over 100 workers, from 16 Kentucky cooperatives are on the ground in Georgia and Virginia, as hundreds of thousands of customers in the southeast are still without power.

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Member Appreciation Days at West Kentucky Rural Electric

Oct 12, 2018 – West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative will host Member Appreciation Days in Murray, Benton and Mayfield during October. Co-op members and their families are encouraged to attend. Events are scheduled at the following locations:

Murray Chestnut Park - Wednesday, October 17

Benton office - Wednesday, October 24

Mayfield office - Wednesday, October 31

Co-op employees will serve free hamburgers and hot dogs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at each location. There will also be door prizes, giveaways, and the chance for members to learn more about their electric cooperative. Everyone is encouraged to stop by for food and fun.

Member Appreciation Days are held in October as part of the Co-op’s celebration of National Cooperative Month.

Cooperatives See the Future

October 2, 2018 -- Dramatic changes are starting to transform our industry. Solar power, electric vehicles, “smart” technology for the home, and members who want greater control over their energy use and payment methods are all driving utilities to be more creative. As a cooperative, West Kentucky RECC is uniquely positioned to anticipate and respond to your changing needs.

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Thursday night power outage planned for Gilbertsville area

(Mayfield, Ky.) Sept. 17, 2018 - About 1500 West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative (WKRECC) members in the Gilbertsville area of Marshall County will be affected by a scheduled 1-hour power outage on Thursday night, Sept. 20, 2018, starting around 11 p.m.

Generally, members affected are those located in Gilbertsville, Calvert City, along the Interstate 24 and U.S. Hwy 62 interchange, Kentucky Dam State Park and surrounding areas.

The outage is part of an upgrade for equipment in the Gilbertsville Substation to ensure future reliability.

WKRECC regrets having to interrupt service and apologizes for the inconvenience.

Members who have questions about this outage may call West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative at 1-877-495-7322 or 270-247-1321.

West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, Inc. is a member-owned cooperative that provides power to more than 31,000 members in Western Kentucky. Headquartered in Mayfield, Ky., WKRECC is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative and distributes Tennessee Valley Authority power.