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Texas Co-op Power

Texas Co-op Power is a monthly magazine you get as a member of Medina EC. It has great stories about Texas, happenings from across the state, delicious recipes, helpful tips to help you save money and electricity, and the latest updates from your cooperative!

If you have a story idea or question, email us at MyCoop@MedinaEC.org. You can also request a previous issue be mailed to you if you're missing one. To submit an event to be featured in the monthly calendar, visit www.texascooppower.com.

 

Latest Issues

 

 

June 2019

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In This Issue:

Drive In, Chill Out  | P. 8 | Read Online

Make It a Large | P. 12 | Read Online (Featuring Medina County's very own Dirt Road Cookers) 

Preparing for Hurricane Season  | P. 18 | Read Online

Member Spotlight: Congratulations to Our Schlitterbahn Prizewinner  | P. 19

Updating Your Cool Factor?  There's a Rebate for That.  | P. 19

Do You Have a Medical Need for Electricity? | P. 19

VFD Truck Giveaway - Deadline July  1  | P. 19

Lightning Safety Enlightenment | P. 21

South Texas Students Head to DC  | P. 22 | Read Online

Do Your Part - Energy Conservation  | P. 23

Downed & Dangerous  | P. 23

$25,000 in Scholarships Awarded  | P. 24

Capital Credits Allocation: What It Means For You  | P. 25

PrePaid: Pay the amount you want . . . when you want  | P. 25

Recipes | Standout Summer Sides | P. 31 | Read Online

Photos | Focus on Texas: Feedin' Time  | P. 35 | Read Online

     
May Texas Co-op Power magazine  

May 2019

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In This Issue:

This Little Piggy  | P. 8 | Read Online

Small Business Week  | P. 18

VFD Truck Giveaway - Deadline July  1  | P. 19

Fighting Fires With Retired Co-op Trucks  | P. 23

Work of Heart  | P. 20 | Read Online

Mark Your Calendar for Savings  | P. 22

Be the Change with Your Change  | P. 23

Power and Peaks  | P. 24| Read Online

Sign Your Account Up for Outage Alerts  | P. 25

Recipes | DIY Takeout  | P. 31 | Read Online

Photos | Focus on Texas: On the Ranch  | P. 35 | Read Online

     
 

April 2019

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In This Issue:

What Moves You?  | P. 8 | Read Online

The Faces Behind Your Power  | P. 20 | Read Online

Drive With Care Through Work Zones  | P. 22 | Read Online

Fighting Fires With Retired Co-op Trucks  | P. 23

Prepping For Disaster  | P. 24

Operation Round Up Deadline: Apply for Funds by May 3  | P. 25

A Morning In A Lineman's Life: Setting A Pole  | P. 25

Don't Fall Victim to Scam Artists  | P. 26

Managing Your Electric Account From Your Phone  | P. 27

Recipes | Layer Cakes  | P. 35 | Read Online

Photos | Focus on Texas: Miles and Miles of Texas  | P. 39 | Read Online

     
March 2019  

March 2019

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In This Issue:

Gearing Up: Evoluatin of Safety Equipment  | P. 8 | Read Online

Texas: A Blues State  | P. 10 | Read Online

Upcoming Petition Deadlines | P. 18

HVAC Tuneup Time  | P. 19

Employees Give Back  | P. 20 | Read Online

Nondiscrimination Statement  | P. 21

Breaking Down Your Electric Bill  | P. 22 | Read Online

Directors Earn Gold  | P. 24

Getting Lights Back on After an Outage  | P. 25

Recipes | Winner, Winner, chicken Dinner  | P. 31 | Read Online

Photos | Focus on Texas: Trees  | P. 35 | Read Online

     
February 2019  

February 2019

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In This Issue:

Hail the Halls  | P. 8 | Read Online

Cooperatives Need Your Involvement  | P. 18

Battle Winter Energy Bill Woes  | P. 19

$1.5 Million in Capital Credits Returned to Members  | P. 20 | Read Online

Warning: Beware of Downed Power Lines  | P. 21

Penny-ful to Plentiful  | P. 22 | Read Online

Purchase the Right Energy-Efficient Appliance  | P. 25

Recipes | Cozy Casseroles  | P. 31 | Read Online

Photos | Focus on Texas: Two of a Kind  | P. 35 | Read Online

     
January 2019 Texas Co-op Power  

January 2019

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In This Issue:

A Hidden Man's Gem  | P. 8 | Read Online

How Much Can You Save This Year?  | P. 18

Sharing Success: Cooperative Spirit of Giving  | P. 20 | Read Online

Quick Tips to Avoid High Winter Bills  | P. 21

Interested in Serving on Medina EC's Board of Directors  | P. 22 | Read Online

Bylaws Excerpt: Article 4 - Board of Directors  | P. 23

Recipes | Sunny Citrus  | P. 31 | Read Online

Photos | Focus on Texas: Harvest  | P. 35 | Read Online

     
December 2018 Texas Co-op Power  

December 2018

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In This Issue:

The Healing Power of Horses  | P. 8 | Read Online

The Power of the Sun  | P. 20

Stay Warm and Safe this Winter  | P. 22

Get Outage Alerts Texted to You  | P. 24| Read Online

Horse Play Becomes Therapy  | P. 25 | Read Online

Recipes | Quick and Easy Holiday Appetizers  | P. 31 | Read Online

Photos | Focus on Texas: High Contrast  | P. 35 | Read Online

     
 

November 2018

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In This Issue:

Message from the CEO  | Inside Page of the Outside Cover

Circle of Life  | P. 8 | Read Online

Cold Weather Equals Higher Bills  | P. 20

Pennies for Purpose  | P. 21

Don't Fall Victim to Scams | P. 22

Day Trips in South Texas - Hebbronville: Vaquero Capital  | P. 23 | Read Online

Shop and Save Locally: Co-op Connections Card  | P. 24

Recap: 80th Annual Membership Meeting  | P. 26 | Read Online

Recipes | 2018 Holiday Recipe Contest Winners  | P. 34 | Read Online

Photos | Focus on Texas: Abandoned Buildings  | P. 39 | Read Online

     
 

October 2018

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In This Issue:

More Than Electricity  | P. 8 | Read Online

Cooperating For You  | P. 18 | Read Online

Operation Grocery Give  | P. 19

2019 Youth Tour  | P. 20

Day Trips in South Texas - Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto  | P. 21 | Read Online

A Full House of Energy Savings | P. 22

Survey About Your Cooperative - We want your feedback | P. 23

Your Rights as a Customer| P. 24

Sus Derechos Como Cliente| P. 25

Recipes | The Great Pumpkin  | P. 31 | Read Online

Photos | Focus on Texas: Clocks  | P. 35 | Read Online

     
September 2018  

September 2018

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In This Issue:

Hill County Ramble: Culture and fun in this scenic swatch of Central Texas  | P. 8 | Read Online

Frontier Texas: Where the West - and the Texas Forts Trail - begin  | P. 14 | Read Online

Year in Review: 80 Years and Counting  | P. 18 | Read Online

Operating Statistics (2016-2017)  | P. 20

The Fun at Annual Meeting: It's not all business  | P. 23 | Read Online

Visit Laredo! | P. 23

Board Election (director nominee biographies) | P. 24

Annual Membership Meeting - September 30, 2017 (minutes) | P. 25

     
 

August 2018

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In This Issue:

All the State's a Stage  | P. 8 | Read Online

Our Rio Grande City Office is Moving  | P. 18

Helping Neighbors with Spare Change  | P. 19

Day Trips in South Texas - Local Libraries More than Books  | P. 21 | Read Online

Teach for America Corps Members Help Students Find Path to College  | P. 23

Empowering Communities Through Grants  | P. 24 | Read Online

     
July 2018 Texas Co-op Power magazine  

July 2018

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In This Issue:

Rendezvous on Route 66  | P. 8 | Read Online

Pinching Pennies to Make a Difference  | P. 18

Count the Ways You can Pay  | P. 19

Safety this Summer  | P. 20 | Read Online

Day Trips in South Texas - Briscoe-Garner Museum of Uvalde  | P. 21 | Read Online

We're Moving - Rio Grande City Office Moving from FM 755 to FM 3167  | P. 22

Recipes | How Do You Like Your Shrimp?  | P. 31 | Read Online

Photos | Opposites  | P. 35 | Read Online

 

 

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