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Farmers Electric Cooperative restores power to Daviess County area

The Farmers Electric Cooperative reports all power was restored to Daviess County members around 11:20 Tuesday morning, February 16th.  The customer outage lasted approximately four hours. Communications Manager Brent Reeter said earlier this morning that about 900 members were without power in the Gallatin and Lake Viking area. The outage was cold weather-related, and it […]

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High winds caused power outages in Trenton

High winds contributed to power outages throughout Trenton Thursday morning, February 4th. Trenton City Administrator/Utility Director Ron Urton reports Trenton Municipal Utilities started receiving phone calls about lights blinking around 10:15. He explains the blinking was caused by high winds whipping power lines together, especially near the lake and along 28th Street where there is […]

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Trump Administration invests more than $5.5 million to support economic development in rural Missouri

The Trump Administration, along with the Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case, announced eight rural electric cooperatives will receive a total of $5,552,000 to create jobs and increase economic opportunities throughout the state. Rural electric cooperative partnerships are critical in working with rural communities to increase economic development and providing […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen accept ordinances, move forward with plans for county fair

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted several ordinances at a meeting Monday evening. One added a new chapter to city code regarding regulations for medical marijuana cultivation, manufacturing, testing, transportation, and dispensaries. The board voted in April to draft a city ordinance reducing the medical marijuana dispensary distance requirement from 1,000 feet to 100 feet […]

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Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund fundraiser nets $49,000

The twenty-fifth annual dinner-auction and golf tournament for the Farmers’ Electric Area Youth Benefit Fund raised approximately $49,000 this year. The monies raised included $5,500 from more than 1,000 Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Members who participate in Operation Round Up each month. The main auction raised $16,055. The highest bid item of the evening, two tickets […]

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Farmers’ Electric Cooperative of Chillicothe sends delegates to Washington, D.C.

Farmers’ Electric Cooperative, Incorporated of Chillicothe sponsored two area delegates attending the 54th Annual Missouri Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D. C. Harlie Jones of Chillicothe and Nicole Robinson of Bethany attended the seven-day tour. The tour provided opportunities for the participating high school students to learn what it is like to be involved in […]

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Nearly 700 attend annual meeting of Farmers’ Electric Cooperative

Nearly 700 people attended the 79th Annual Meeting of Farmers’ Electric Cooperative last Tuesday evening at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center in Chillicothe. The Member-Owners of the Cooperative re-elected three directors to serve three-year terms. Re-elected to the Cooperative’s seven-person Board of Directors were: District 2’s Leroy Kern (Caldwell and Clinton Counties), District 3’s […]