Historic Lev Old Cemetery preserved for generations to come

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Deep within Welsh Power Plant’s property, you’ll find an historic, well-kept cemetery. It’s a resting ground for those who came before us – those who lived as far back as 1855.

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1,000+ SW Arkansas students attend inaugural Explore Success

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Doug Cole, energy production supervisor, explains to students how electricity is made at SWEPCO’s Turk Power Plant 

In partnership with Southwest Arkansas Education Cooperative (SWAEC), the Southwest Arkansas Development Alliance (SADA) hosted Explore Success, a youth manufacturing conference for area 8th and 11th graders.

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Gillham Volunteer Fire Department receives decommissioned SWEPCO bucket truck

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DSS Jimmy Bristow, CSAR Principle Paul Knowles, Gillham Fire Dept. Chief Marc Rosson, Gillham City Council Member Jayne Cole, Gillham Assistant Fire Chief & City Council Member Karen Russell and External Affairs Manager Jennifer Harland

When Gillham Volunteer Fire Department Chief Marc Rosson had a need, he went to SWEPCO.com to find an answer.

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A home built for Ms. Ava

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Thirteen SWEPCO employees and family members joined other volunteers to build a home with the Northeast Texas Habitat for Humanity this weekend.
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SWEPCO donates land for Gentry Fire Department Station, Helipad

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Visiting the Gentry Fire Station No. 2 and a new helipad site are (left to right) Firefighter Jeff Parks, Flint Creek Power Plant Manager Carl Handley, Gentry Fire Chief Vester Cripps, Firefighter Charlie Kelm, Gentry Mayor Kevin Johnston and SWEPCO External Affairs Manager Jeff Milford. SWEPCO’s Flint Creek Power Plant is in the background.

The Gentry (Ark.) Fire Department will soon add a helipad to its Fire Station No. 2 on land donated by SWEPCO, which co-owns and operates the nearby Flint Creek Power Plant.
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Celebrating the Power of the Purse

Recently, SWEPCO employees delivered over 50 purses to the Shreveport-Bossier Salvation Army Corps for their annual purse auction, Purses for a Purpose. Happening this Saturday, August 25, 2018, the event raises funds for the Corps programs, which serve those in need of after-school care, veteran’s assistance and groceries for families. Event attendees are treated to a delicious lunch and have the opportunity to purchase or bid on purses, ranging from unique oddities to designer Louis Vuitton handbags.

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Balloon Rally fun in East Texas

“Lifting Up Longview” had its 41st celebration during the Great Texas Balloon Race July 27-29.

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