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Area Eighth Graders Head to Energy Camp

HOOKER, Okla. (May 23, 2014) – Three area eighth grade students have been selected as winners of Tri-County Electric Cooperative’s (TCEC) Youth Power Energy Camp essay contest. The camp is held at Canyon Camp near Hinton, Okla. each year.

Energy Camp participants develop leadership skills, have summertime fun and learn about rural electrification. Eighth graders across TCEC’s service territory are invited to submit letters to enter the contest each year. Three outstanding eighth graders were selected as winners this year:

Photo contest winner for May 2014

Becky Schnaufer of Keyes submitting the winning photo for the month of May 2014. The theme was 'celebrations.'

Bella on the 4th of July, celebrating our country's birth and honoring all military people that keep us safe.

To learn more about the contest theme and entry details, visit photo contest.

Planned power outage for Western Elkhart on Tuesday, May 6

TCEC will be performing critical maintenance and upgrades to the electric system in Elkhart on Tuesday, May 6. A planned power outage is scheduled for Tuesday, May 6, from approximately 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., weather permitting. Members in the affected area shown on the map below will receive an automated phone call in advance of the outage. Contact TCEC at 580.652.2418 to ensure your phone number is current.

TCEC joins Smart Energy Source partnership

HOOKER, Okla. (April 24, 2014) – Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) has become a partner in Smart Energy Source, LLC, (SES) an energy services partnership formed by Oklahoma State University, engineering firm Guernsey and Central Rural Electric Cooperative.

Photo contest winner for April 2014

Sandra Elliott  of Texhoma submitted April's winning photo for the theme 'celebrations.' She received an Oklahoma Living magazine 65th Anniversary Prairie Flavors Cookbook for her submission.

Cowboy Wisdom

Sandra Elliott's Cowboy Wisdom.

Eric Elliott, left, listens to Dale Hester during Elliott’s cattle branding south of Turpin.

Slinging the bull in Beaver

TCEC contributed a story about Beaver's Cow Chip Throwing Contest to the April 2014 issue of Oklahoma Living magazine. Read it here!

TCEC Employees Raise Money for the Hungry in Beaver County

TCEC Employees Raise Money for the Hungry in Beaver County

 

HOOKER, Okla. (March 12, 2014) – Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) employees recently raised more $1,000 to donate to area foods banks within the TCEC service territory. TCEC matched employee donations making the total contribution more than $2,000. Employees gave generously making it possible to donate $543 to each of the four county food banks in Beaver, Cimarron, and Texas counties in Oklahoma and Morton County in Kansas.

 

Photo contest winner for March 2014

Cora White of Boise City submitted March’s winning photo for the theme seasons. She received an Oklahoma Living magazine 65th Anniversary Prairie Flavors Cookbook for her submission.

Cora White's winning photo

The photo’s title is ‘Rainy Season.’ Its description is ‘the low water crossing entering Lake Carl Etling at sunset the first time the water came down in the summer of 2013.’

TCEC employees raise money for hungry in Morton County

HOOKER, Okla. (Feb. 18, 2014) – Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TCEC) employees recently raised more $1,000 to donate to area foods banks within the TCEC service territory. TCEC matched employee donations making the total contribution more than $2,000. Employees gave generously making it possible to donate $543 to each of the four county food banks in Beaver, Cimarron, and Texas counties in Oklahoma and Morton County in Kansas.

Photo contest winner for February 2014

Lelayne Tapp of Boise City submitted February's winning photo for the theme seasons.

Lelayne Tapp's winning photo

Photo description: On a summer's day at Lake Carl Etling near Black Mesa State Park.

To learn more about the contest theme and entry details, visit photo contest.

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