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Employees recognized with a safety award

Recently, Manager of Engineering, Jon Jones and Staking Engineer, Casey Henson were recognized as Continental’s 2nd quarter Brother’s Keeper.


Jones and Henson noticed a potential pipeline conflict while they were surveying and staking a job for a commerical member. After returning to the office and comparing the GPS points in the staking software, they notified Continental of the potential conflict and modified the service location to complete the job safely.

REC hires three new line workers

Recently REC hired three new line workers. All three are looking for lasting careers where they can live and work around the same area they grew up.


Luke Gifford
Luke Gifford graduated from Lexington High School in 2014. He currently lives in Pauls Valley with his wife Kaci and their two-year-old son Bodie. He enjoys spending time with his wife and son during his free time.
Before working at REC, Gifford worked at the post office delivering mail.

REC's 83rd Annual Meeting set

Registration for the 83rd Annual Meeting of Rural Electric Cooperative will begin on Thursday, September 29 as a drive-thru only from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m and an in-person only meeting on Saturday, October 1 beginning at 8 a.m. Both the drive-thru and the in-person meeting will be held at REC’s Multi Purpose Center on Highway 76 N in Lindsay.


Official notice, prize drawing information and ballot will be arriving in the mail about 10 days prior to the meeting. Please bring this information with you on either day for ease in the voting and registration process. 

Extremely high power costs projected for summer heat trend

Consumers are at the mercy of Mother Nature this summer, especially if warmer-than-normal temperatures persist throughout the next few months. Plus, analysts have said recent action with prices in the gas market could also be a forerunner of conditions to come.


Forecasters have said supply is currently tight in the U.S. market, with the amount of gas in storage being at an unusually low level. The cooler spring weather followed by extreme heat has created more demand than normal at this time of year and is expected to strain power grids across the U.S.