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For Immediate Release

Entergy Arkansas Open House June 26 & 27




June 26 and June 27, 2018

     The residents of Little Rock, Bryant, Benton, Hot Springs, Fountain Lake, Lonsdale, and Malvern, and other surrounding communities and areas of Pulaski, Saline, Garland, and Hot Spring Counties, as well as other interested persons are cordially invited to participate in a drop-in open house to discuss the construction of a 500 kV Substation and transmission line project proposed by Entergy Arkansas, Inc.  The proposed project includes constructing an approximate 33-mile 500 kV transmission Line between the Proposed new 500 kV Happy Valley Substation located in northeastern Saline County, Arkansas and the existing Hot Springs EHV Substation located near Jones Mill in Hot Spring County, Arkansas.  The facilities being proposed for construction are shown on the above map.

       The open houses will be held one time on Tuesday and one time on Wednesday, June 26 and June 27, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. as follows: 


Open House

Tuesday June 26, 2018

4:00 to 7:00 PM


Magnet Cove Elementary School

22083 Arkansas Highway 51

Malvern, AR 72104


Open House

Wednesday June 27, 2018

4:00 to 7:00 PM


Cold Springs Event Center

9578 12th Street (9578 Kanis Rd.)

Paron, AR 72122



     The open houses will give area residents and local business owners an opportunity to ask questions about the project and to look at the location for the transmission line and substation on detailed maps.  Entergy representatives will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. 

     Please feel free to invite any interested persons to attend this informational meeting.  For more information contact Bill Newton, Sr. Right-of-Way Agent, Pinnacle Energy Field Services, Inc., 1813 Harkrider St., Conway AR 72032, Tel. (479) 719-4346, Email  We are looking forward to seeing you at one of the open houses on June 26TH or June 27TH.