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Arkansas Living has a new associate editor

Nancy Meador is the new associate editor for Arkansas Living. However, she is not new to the Electric Cooperatives. Nancy worked for First Electric Cooperative in Jacksonville for nearly five years as communications coordinator and was a frequent contributor to the magazine. An Arkansas native, Nancy grew up in Sherwood…

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Looking back 75 years ago

In June 1946, Arkansas’ electric co-ops continued the rural electrification of the state after World War II greatly slowed the movement. Later that year, in November, the co-ops also launched the Arkansas REA News, which later became Rural Arkansas and now Arkansas Living, to help keep their members informed about…

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Weather Almanac

March in Arkansas often means severe weather as winter turns to spring. Here are some historic weather events in Arkansas for March from the National Weather Service (NWS). March 1, 1833: The low temperature in Little Rock was 11 degrees, and 4 inches of snow fell on the capital city.…

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Looking back 75 years ago

In March 1946, Arkansas’ electric co-ops were busy restarting the rural electrification of the state after World War II greatly slowed the movement. Beyond our state, the nation and world were undergoing major changes. Here are some facts and highlights from 1946, the year the co-ops began publishing what is…