In honor of Power Plant Worker Appreciation Day at Entergy Nuclear, meet Mason Berry, a journeyman instrumentation and controls technician at Arkansas Nuclear One.
This past Mother’s Day, one Entergy Arkansas employee made the ultimate sacrifice by risking his life to save another.
Entergy Arkansas employees spend hours in schools and aftercare programs across the state, mentoring, reading and helping students achieve their educational goals.
Meet Nathan McElhaney, an Arkansas Nuclear One Unit 1 control room supervisor who has worked at ANO for 13 years.
Entergy Arkansas was recently awarded as the top Arkansas Foodbank Corporate Volunteer Group for the second consecutive year.
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.”
Arkansas Power and Light founder Harvey Couch made a deal in 1913 to purchase sawdust – the company’s first fuel source – to burn and power a steam-powered turbine and send power through a 20-mile transmission line to customers in Malvern and Arkadelphia.
More than 100 years of service to Entergy by three generations of Sadlers ends Friday.
Longtime Entergy employee and Mountain View resident Everette Sadler Jr. has the keys to the city. Or at least the keys to the gates. More like the tool shed. “I have the keys to get to the lawnmower so I can keep the grass cut at our professional-grade disc golf course I helped create,” Sadler said recently, “which makes me pretty proud.”