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.
Recent heavy rains have washed a substantial amount of debris into the lakes, so we advise boaters to watch for hazards. Those not familiar with the area should be extra-cautious when boating or swimming in the lakes.
Entergy Arkansas employees use first-aid training to help man in need at Carpenter Dam.
Entergy Louisiana customers’ homes and businesses will continue to be powered by emission-free energy from the Toledo Bend hydroelectric plant under a recently approved agreement.