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 The Lake Region Electric Cooperative Inc. Board of


  rates as close to our actual cost as possible, while maintaining  The Board and Management of your cooperative take a rate increase very seriously and we are constantly looking for  the increase, LREC members’ electric rates will still remain below the average for Oklahoma residents. All bills rendered  Much like the increasing cost of the goods we purchase for


our homes and family, the cost of the Cooperative’s materials and supplies used for our operations and maintenance have also increased. These increases are in addition to the escalating power cost due to increases in the cost of coal, its transportation and associated environmental compliance. All of these factors have made it necessary to increase rates to our members. Members should have recieve a letter in the mail regarding the rate increase. You may obtain further  copy of the proposed rate changes by calling the Cooperative at 918-772-2526.


Fort Gibson FFA Student Shows Grand Champion Market Goat


More than 7,000 kids and their families attended Oklahoma Youth  mid-March. OYE is recognized as the world’s largest junior livestock show and an event which highlights the world’s best and brightest young people.


LREC is proud to be a part of rural Oklahoma and sponsor several local livestock shows. This year’s OYE Grand Champion goat was raised by 14 year-old Megan Greathouse of Ft. Gibson. Megan also won the Muskogee Regional Livestock Show.


Megan was introduced to livestock at a young age and started showing when she was four years old. Her grandparents raised boer goats and show in the open ABGA sanctioned shows. A great amount of time is involved in FFA. Showing livestock requires a strict dedication throughout the process. From the selection of the animal through  commitment. Megan works with her animals most every night in preparation for the shows plus the time that she and her family spend actually at a show.


2016 OYE Grand Champion Market Goat winner, Megan Greathouse, of the Ft. Gibson FFA. Megan won a 2016 4-Star 14’ aluminum trailer.


“Hard work pays off, it goes along with the time put in, feeding, watering, and working with the livestock. The  and it is truly an honor and a blessing to have the Grand Champion market goat,” said Megan.


There was a total of 811 goats at OYE in the market wether goat division. Megan’s grand champion goat sold for $12,000 in the sale of Champions plus she won a 1 year lease on a trailer.


Students hard work pays off for several local sudents at OYE livestock auction.


Dylan Simpson - Locust Grove 4-H Julie Isbell - Fort Gibson 4-H Garret Todd - Proter FFA Kate Buckmaster - Porter FFA Parker Lockhart - Fort Gibson 3rd grader Karson Osborn - Fort Gibson 4-H Katie Chance - Locust Grove FA


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