At Super Tax Day on Feb. 6, at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds Arts and Crafts Building in Little Rock and at local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites, Entergy Arkansas is sponsoring free tax preparation for working families provided by local volunteers and community advocates. Volunteers certified by the Internal Revenue Service help local residents determine if they qualify for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit program and other refunds and credits due.
With a wintry mix of snow and ice expected to arrive in some parts of the state tonight, Entergy Arkansas, Inc. crews have spent the better part of this week preparing to mobilize ahead of the winter storm.
The Entergy Charitable Foundation is powering life in Arkansas communities with recent grants to nonprofit partners totaling more than $290,000. Charitable organizations may apply for support by completing the application form by Feb. 1, 2016.
Just in time for winter's arrival, children at Geyer Springs Gifted and Talented Academy will suit up in new coats this season thanks to a partnership between the Local Firefighters Union 34 and Entergy Arkansas, Inc.
In the holiday movie classic, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Clark Griswold sets out to create a good old-fashioned family Christmas. He lights the outside of his house with 25,000 twinkling lights, which at first fail to work (due to his faulty wiring) and then temporarily cause a city-wide power shortage and wreak havoc for his neighbors.
Arkansas residents will be joining most of the country by setting their clocks back one hour on Nov. 2, marking the end of daylight saving time. With daylight growing shorter, now is a good time to consider outdoor security lighting, an economical and effective crime-prevention tool.
What does the power company do with a spare portable electricity generator? One option is to sell it. Another is to donate it to someone who will put it to good use serving the public. For the back-up generator at historic Remmel Dam, it was Option B. And the Joplin, Ark. Volunteer Fire Department is grateful.
At 7 a.m. today the remaining two massive components of the Robert E. Ritchie power plant came crashing to the ground as a controlled implosion toppled what was left of the 51-year-old generating facility.
Triple-digit temperatures have returned to Arkansas, but don't let your electric bills climb along with the mercury. By taking steps to be more energy-efficient, your air conditioner will run less which will help keep your electricity bill down.