Larry Hellums Retires, Brad Harrison takes the reins

January 7, 2011

Photo image:  Larry HellumsLarry Hellums, long time President and CEO of Mississippi County Electric, handed over the reins to MCEC's Chief Operating Officer, Brad Harrison, today.  "We've got a good team here, and I know I'm leaving you in good hands," said Larry during his retirement celebration.

Larry is looking forward to returning to the Texas coast to be near his family.




Pryor, Lincoln, Berry Announce FEMA Funds for Northeast Arkansas

June 22, 2009

Washington – U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and Blanche Lincoln and U.S. Representative Marion Berry (AR-01) today announced that Northeast Arkansas will receive federal funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The funds will be used to help with repairs and clean-up from the January ice storm and are allocated as follows:

Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Score Above the Rest

On May 11, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) announced, “Energy utilities face serious challenges as customer satisfaction drops 3.2 percent.”

With an ACSI score of 71.9 on a scale of 0 to 100, the energy utilities sector dropped again for the third straight year. On a positive note that speaks to the cooperative difference and value of membership, Touchstone Energy Cooperatives remain the highest rated utility group.