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Johnny and his son, Cody.

Power Principle: A Conversation with Johnny Brown of Entergy Arkansas

Johnny's power principle is a good reflection of the leadership practices of Role Clarity and Engaged Leadership and the employee practice of Safety-Driven.

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Entergy employee Eric Treadwell, a former US Army air traffic controller, is using a flying drone to improve reliability and control costs for customers.
Sept. 15 - Oct. 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month, a good time to feature Entergy Arkansas employee Gabe Munoz.

From Enchilidas to Energy Efficiency, Munoz’s Winding Path Brought Him to Arkansas

Munoz, manager of energy efficiency programs for Entergy Arkansas, explains that in his 1977 Brownsville, Texas, high school graduating class of 2,600 students, it seems there were only four or so classmates who were not of Mexican descent. Brownsville, he said, “is not quite Mexico. It’s not quite America. It’s Brownsville.”

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Annie Bradley and her father, Mark Wright.

Following in Dad’s Footsteps - Celebrating a father-daughter pair at Arkansas Nuclear One

For some daughters, their father’s influence is so strong it inspired a career path that mirrors their dad’s. Entergy boasts a number of such father-daughter pairs. Some even work even in the same field. In advance of Father’s Day, we sat down with one such duo, Engineering Training Instructor Annie Bradley and former Design Engineer Mark Wright at Arkansas Nuclear One.

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Honoring Vets in Their Final Resting Place

Employees from the Arkansas vegetation management group spent part of the day Wednesday placing American Flags on the graves of veterans. These three are Adam Zomant (in the rear, a combat veteran himself), Paul Boyd, left, and John Everitt.

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Left to right: Entergy Arkansas serviceman Tyrone Stayton, Entergy Arkansas region manager Chan Tucker, KIPP executive director Scott Shirey, Entergy Arkansas region manager James Warren and Entergy Arkansas line supervisor Brock Garrison.

Entergy Awards $8,000 to KIPP Delta Public Schools

One of the key issues in combating poverty is eliminating illiteracy.

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Eugene Butler counts responding to power outages, repairing outdoor lighting, and installing and removing meters among his many duties at Entergy.
Left to right: Entergy Arkansas’ Paul Brewster and Jeremy Henderson, Heather Nelson with CLEAResult and, from the Ronald McDonald House staff, Janell Mason, executive director, and Donna Csunyo, programs director.

Ronald McDonald House Receives Cash for Saving Electricity

Congratulations to the Ronald McDonald House of Little Rock for earning an incentive check of $27,714 from Entergy Arkansas for saving energy. The facility, on Wolfe Street near Arkansas Children’s Hospital, upgraded indoor and outdoor lighting that will save about 164,000 kWh of power annually.

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Fiddledeedee to Adult Fiddle Camp!

If you’re like me, you may have an instrument hidden underneath your bed or tucked behind coats in your closet, which you keep thinking you’ll take up again. But, you haven’t. Or maybe you’ve imagined signing up for fiddle camp to learn the tunes your granddaddy played in Pope County, Arkansas. But, you haven’t.

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Entergy Celebrates New 17 MW Substation for Arkansas Biomass Facility

What was once a flat work site in April is now home to a new substation powering Pine Bluff’s Highland Pellets biomass facility.

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Caleb and his children, from left, Kathryn, Evan, Anna, and Lauren.

Tyke Taken In by Arkansas Crew

Sometimes the kindness of strangers comes through when it’s needed most. This time the stranger was an Entergy Arkansas lineman.

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Vegetation Management Employees Show Their Patriotism through Saluting Branches Project

Saluting Branches designates Sept. 21 as a day for tree care experts to volunteer their time to make the final resting place of veterans a safe and beautiful environment.

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Journeyman Serviceman Danny Greenwood sparks interest in line work during a visit to Chicot Primary School.
Pictured Left to Right: Kyli Hamrick, Education Foundation Vice Chair, Phillip Helm, Education Foundation Chair, Rick Riley, Entergy Arkansas VP, Customer Service, Brad Roberts, Superintendent, Bryan Evans, and Lisa Mason, life-long friend)
Hot Spring Energy Facility employees drop in on Mrs. Kandy Spurlin’s seventh-grade science class at Ouachita High School.
Dickson prior to assuming command in Schweinfurt, Germany. He was the Training Officer for 2nd Brigade 1st Infantry Division. He was responsible for scheduling and coordinating the training needs of more than 3,000 soldiers.

Entergy Nuclear Veteran Spotlight: Ezell Dickson

Ezell Dickson served in the U.S. Army for 11 years in several areas including scout platoon leader, mortar platoon leader, training officer and company commander.

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Veterans Spotlight: Larry Gilbert & Roy Branscum

In celebration of Veterans Week, today we feature Larry Gilbert who is an Entergy employee at our White Bluff plant in Arkansas.

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Drones Added to Arsenal of Transmission Trouble-shooters

Drones can fly right up to the equipment on the top of a transmission tower and capture high-resolution images that can be viewed on the spot by someone on the ground or viewed later as a movie.

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Vegetation management operations coordinators Chris Millay, Robert Rowlette, John Everitt and Jared Rumfelt. Operations coordinator Adam Zomant shot the picture.
Entergy Arkansas' Bobby Pharr

Entergy Arkansas Announces $62 Million Grid Investment

New Transmission line supports job growth and enhanced reliability

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Putting down Roots for the Future of the Cache River

Entergy awarded The Nature Conservancy of Arkansas a $125,000 reforestation grant which 20 employees kicked off, planting the first 2,000 willow oak, bitter pecan, Nuttall oak and black gum seedlings.

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Re-Designed Digital Newsroom Launches

New digital newsroom marks Entergy's entrance into the blogosphere.

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March Winter Storm Restoration Complete in Less than Two Days

Workers performed accident-free, without recording an injury

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ANIMATION: Restoring Power After Severe Weather

When a storm passes, Entergy personnel must assess damage to electric equipment and facilities to determine corrective actions.

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