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Planned power outage set for Lawrence County Thursday

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Craighead Electric Cooperatives are planning an outage for parts of Lawrence County Thursday afternoon

According to Monty Williams with Craighead Electric Cooperatives, CEC will de-energize a substation in Lynn to repair equipment that was damaged during a lightning strike from a recent storm.

The outage is planned to start Thursday afternoon at 5:15pm, and will affect Saffell, Strawberry, Jessup, Lynn, Eaton, Dowdy, and Smithville.

CEC approximates the outage lasting about an hour, but if your power does not come back on you're asked to call Craighead Electric Cooperatives at 1-888-771-7772 to report your outage.

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