NOTICE: Planned Outage Tuesday June 18

There will be a brief planned power outage Tuesday, June 18 at 9 a.m. from the Eminence Substation. This will affect members to the north of town, up to Echo Bluff. This should be a short outage - 30 minutes or less - allowing crews to work safely and change out a structure that needs replaced. If your power is off longer than this scheduled time, please let us know through the SmartHub mobile app, our website at or by calling 417-256-2131 or 888-HOE-POWER.

HOEC awards Scholarships

Each year, Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative (HOEC) offers four $750 scholarships to area high schools. These high schools are rotated every year throughout the service area. The applications are sent to a third-party judge to be reviewed and graded to ensure that any bias is eliminated and the most qualified candidates are the recipients. This year, scholarships were awarded to one graduating senior at Couch, Dora, West Plains and Winona.

Flag Day

Flag Day is a holiday celebrated on June 14 in the United States. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The Flag Resolution stated "That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field." The United States Army also celebrates the U.S.