Just over 4,000 Entergy Arkansas customers remained without power Sunday morning following severe thunderstorms and deadly tornadoes Friday night.
Estimated 484 poles, 86 transformers and 584 cross arms damaged, with 276 spans of wire down
Peak outages of 25,000+ Friday night down to 9,000 Saturday afternoon.
Entergy Arkansas restored power to approximately 19,000 customers affected by high winds and deadly tornadoes that crossed the state Friday evening.
Crews are working to restore power after severe storms swept across the state.
Entergy Arkansas is proud to be a Champion for ALICE, which are those who are Asset-Limited Income-Constrained Employed – working men and women who have a difficult time making ends meet. ALICE could be our neighbors, friends, family or even co-workers.
The Nature Conservancy had removed a major barrier, an old, washed-out road and culvert system, from this site situated along a tributary to the Alum Fork of the Saline River. The crossing here had been impassable for years, yet was causing erosion that ultimately landed in the Saline River, and that was preventing fish from migrating up and down the river system. THC had a solution, and Entergy was happy to have the opportunity to help.
Sara Russell-Lingo didn’t set out to make history. But after a few post-high-school years of dead-end warehouse jobs and a stint in retail, “I was looking for a career.”
Entergy Arkansas line workers and other field employees spend a great deal of time on the road. If someone’s in trouble, it’s not unusual that it’s one of our folks who stops to help. On May 18, a driver on Highway 267 south of Searcy was definitely in trouble. Fortunately for her, she crossed paths, quite literally, with Construction Supervisor Daniel Pruitt.
Successful economic development is usually the result of getting many small things done to clear the way for the bigger things to happen. That was the thinking behind the Community Catalyst program.