arkansas electric cooperatives logo rural arkansas living September 2009 issue
Family Favorites

Cary Wilson, a director of Clay County Electric Cooperative, enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time outdoors. He shares some of his favorite ‘hunting season’ recipes including:

  • Squirrel and Egg Noodles
  • Smothered Venison Steak
  • Grè Age
  • Venison Stroganoff
  • Venison Cakes
  • And more!

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Neither Science Nor Economics Support Cap and Trade:

America is standing on the verge of a colossal catastrophe that could occur if the U.S. Senate passes legislation that would create a cap-and-trade program for carbon dioxide emissions. Richard K. Ford, Ph.D., is a professor of economics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and served as a member of the Arkansas Governor’s Commission on Global Warming. Click here for Ford’s views on climate change legislation now pending before Congress.

Operation Save Energy
Put Kids on Energy Patrol

Click here for fun ways to get kids excited about energy efficiency.

Send a Message to Our Senators

The debate on climate change and the future of energy has reached a critical stage in Washington. Click here to let Senator Mark Pryor and Senator Blanche Lincoln know that you want them to support legislation to keep our electric bills fair and affordable.

Wesley Couple Wins Makeover
Aaron and Jerissa Rogers of Wesley are the winners of the 2009 Energy Efficiency Home Makeover. The couple’s 1,304 square-foot home is served by Ozarks Electric Cooperative. Click here for video and photo progress updates on the makeover project.

The Southern Tenant Farmers Museum in Tyronza tells the story of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union which was formed to secure better living conditions and higher wages for farm labor.

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