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2018 Holiday Card Winner

Congratulations to 10 year old Adeline, who created the winning design for the 2018 AVECC Holiday Card! Adeline, a student at Ozark Upper Elementary School, received a $50 gift card as this year’s winner.

This holiday card will be mailed to friends of Arkansas Valley Electric, legislators, and businesses across our area.

Thank you to all the area students who sent in their pictures. We had many great drawings this year! Pictured are Adeline’s winning entry and her acceptance of the gift card from Brandon Fisher, Arkansas Valley Electric IT/GIS Manager.

Christmas Holiday Closing

Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative offices in Ozark, Waldron, Pocola and Van Buren will Gift Williebe closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

In case of emergency in Ozark, Van Buren or Pocola service areas, call 1-800-468-2176.

Waldron service area call 1-800-468-2152.

For automated outage reporting call 1-866-TOAVECC (862-8322). For automated account information, call 1-800-468-2176.

AVECC Contractors – Where are they working?

Arkansas Valley Electric is working with several contract crews in the following areas:

12/3/18:  Joint Use Audit Inspectors

Ozark District
Clarksville – Hwy 21 north
Peter Pender substation – Webb City, Hwy 96 Cecil areas

Pocola District
Hackett Substation – Bethel Road, Sebastian Lake Estates, Bear hollow Estates, Hwy 45 from Bethel Road to Shear wood, Bear Hollow road, South Fork Lane
Neff metering station

Waldron District
Greenwood substation – Leflure road to Mt. Harmony  to center street to 96 hwy. Witcherville road to Mt. Harmony to Milltown road, White Oak road, Hwy 252, Gray wolf, Pedro, Old Hwy 10. Witcherville road west, Roberts lane, Clark Chapel, Hwy 71, Coker, Young Ridge road, Watson, Palestine, Vineyard creek, Hendrix
Hwy 71 south of Waldron.

11/26/18:  Joint Use Pole Auditors

Van Buren District:
Crawford county is complete.

Ozark District:
Clarksville Substation north of Ozone/Oark area

Peter Pender Substation north on HWY 23 to Webb City on Hwy 96 west from Hwy 23 to Brazil road including Bridgeport Estates.

Pocola District:
Hackett substation east of the sub on Mt. Zion road to hwy 71 to Walmart, Denver Street, Center Street, Indian Hills addition, Grandview Addition, Webster Oaks Subdivision, Crooked Creek, Woodland Addition

Hackett substation west of the sub on Mt. Zion to Oklahoma border and South on Hwy 40.  To included Jensen Rd and Hwy to west of Hackett.

Waldron District:
Waldron substation Hwy 71, to Hwy 248, west  Sugar Grove road,  Jones road, Lucy road, Walker Mountain road these are all in Scott county

Beginning soon – Greenwood substation this will be from the substation going north on Lafleur road to Mount Harmony road.  To Burnsville road to hwy 10

Hwy 10 from best road to Milltown road

Mount Harmony road from Lafleur road go east to Withcherville road


From Alma area north or HWY 64 into Dean Springs, Dow Jones, Belmont, and Graffic areas.

South of Lowes in Van Buren to HWY 282 and Bond Special / Zion Rd intersection. Also, from Pointer Trail to 24th Street, across the interstate and back up HWY 282.

Finishing up areas from Pevehouse Rd and west up Dora Rd to the AR/OK state line and starting HWY 59 substation. Areas will include everything north of the interstate up HWY  59 to the Figure Five area and west up Old Uniontown and Pine Hollow Rds.

Finishing up Roland substation, working near the AR/OK state line and Saddleback Edition.

Continue to work Oak Grove substation, east of 40th Street in Van Buren to west of Clear Creek Rd in Kibler. North from Old Concord to south areas around Hollis Lake.

10/30/18:  Light inspectors will be working in the Clarksville area starting on Thursday 11/1.

9/11/18:  Every substation in the Crawford County area has contractors working through them at this point.

9/7/18:  Light inspectors are now working in the Figure Five area. Joint Use auditors are working in the Cedarville, Uniontown, Cove City and Mountainburg areas.

9/5/18:  Joint use pole audits around the Pine Hollow, Uniontown, Natural Dam, and Cedarville areas.

Pole inspection crews working around the Alma area this week.

Tree service crews will be working around Dora Road, Parks Ridge addition, and Pevehouse Road in Van Buren over the next two weeks.

If you have any questions, please call 1-800-468-2176.