Lamar Electric Awards $6000 in Scholarships

Ashley TrenchardKallan BarberGabe PurvianceBlake Ballard

Lamar Electric Cooperative has announced the six $1,000 scholarship winners that were drawn at the Co-op Annual Members Meeting on Saturday, April 17th.  The winners are Kendall Stephens, Ashley Trenchard, Kallan Barber all of North Lamar High School, Gabe Purviance of Rivercrest High School, Blake Ballard of Prairiland High School and Kourtnie Stringer of Detroit High School. Readmore..


America’s electric cooperatives have designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day.

So on April 12 this year, Lamar Electric Cooperative will honor the dedicated people who often work in challenging conditions to keep the lights on. Connecting a new member, restoring power after inclement weather and keeping your lights on is all in a day’s work for our hardworking line crews. Readmore..

Lamar Electric to Replace Poles

A contractor for Lamar Electric is replacing wooden utility poles in the rural areas of Lamar County beginning mid-March. Land owners may see the RTF Project Services, LLC contractors replacing poles in their pasture or back yard. The contractor’s trucks will have an RTF logo on each door, the RTF employees will be wearing bright colored vests and hard hats with the RTF name. RTF has leased a couple of trucks from NESCO and those trucks have the NESCO logo. Readmore..


Lamar Electric Cooperative headquarters will open its new doors Monday, January 25th. The new site is located just west of Blossom, Texas on U.S. Highway 82, and is more central to many of our rural members.  The physical address is 5225 U.S. Highway 82 E, Blossom, Texas 75416. The Co-op will continue to use the P.O. Box 580, Paris, Texas 75461 for all mail items. The Drop Box will continue at the Paris location until February 26th then will close permanently. The hours will continue to be 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. Monday thru Friday. Readmore..