Six area linemen en route to Louisiana

Chuck Tuttle, Co-Mo Electric Cooperative operations manager, gives a job briefing to the crews leaving Thursday for Louisiana to help in restoration efforts after Hurricane Isaac. In the background is June Nivens, assistant manager.

Chuck Tuttle, Co-Mo Electric Cooperative operations manager, gives a job briefing to the crews leaving Thursday for Louisiana to help in restoration efforts after Hurricane Isaac. In the background is June Nivens, assistant manager.

Six Co-Mo Electric Cooperative linemen were sent to Louisiana on Thursday for restoration work in the wake of Hurricane Isaac.

Three supply-loaded trucks were sent to help bring power back to the nearly 56,000 members of Dixie Electric Membership Corporation, whose electricity was knocked out from torrential rains and hurricane-force winds this week.

Ken Johnson, Co-Mo’s CEO and general manager, assured Co-Mo members the cooperative will maintain sufficient staff at both of its offices to handle any issues that could happen here this weekend from the remnants of the hurricane.

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