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Friday, August 1, 2014

Keith Hayward

TVA asks users to cut energy use

TVA is urging consumers to reduce their electric use tonight as the temperature is expected to drop to 10 degrees. (January 23, 2014, Page 2)

Keeping up with the technology in the world of electricity

North East Mississippi Electric Power Association wants to celebrate its 75th anniversary with its customers by sharing its history with them during a three-day celebration where everyone is invited to come to the station on Highway 30 and learn about the company’s beginnings and some of its newer services and maybe even win a mini-iPad. (May 10, 2013, Page 1B)

Power company’s tree trimming criticized

The Oxford Tree Board criticized the North East Mississippi Electric Power Association’s limb-cutting job on a handful of trees along South Lamar recently. NE Power says it must do what it needs to do in order to prevent fires, power-outages and unsafe conditions. (April 5, 2013, Page 1A, 12A)

Little storm cleanup aid for farmers

Four months after tornadoes and high winds wrecked havoc in parts of Lafayette County, farmers and foresters are still left without much help in their cleanup efforts due to a lack of available funds. (August 31, 2011, Page 1A)

Heat warnings remain

Temperatures are expected to hit close to 100 again over the weekend. The heat is being blamed for two deaths in Memphis. Warnings from the National Weather Service remain in affect today and Saturday. Forecasters say north Mississippi should see a slight break in temperatures mid-week next week. (August 5, 2011, Page 1A)

County looks to lend hand with waterways

Residents along Punkin Creek and Yocona River are hoping to get some help clearing out the now-clogged waterways after a tornado and straight-line winds blew down thousands of trees last month. (June 1, 2011, Page 1)

Another storm blows through

While no tornadoes were reported, straight-line winds that blew through Lafayette County Wednesday night toppled dozens of trees cause some minor to moderate damage on several homes throughout the Oxford area and widespread power outages. (May 26, 2011, Page 1)

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