No Power for Some in Lone Grove

8-12-04 - Confusion over new rural addresses in Carter County has left dozens of people without electricity. Residents say OG&E shut off their power for non-payment, although the problem may go back to their new E-911 addresses.

The Lone Grove post office was the first in the county to stop delivering mail to the old addresses in July. That meant 35 OG&E customers came home to find this cut off notice on their door knob and their electricity turned off for not paying their bill.

The post office says they sent a list of new addresses to the power company and customers say they called the electric company also. But OG&E says they have no record of any address changes for all 35 people. The company says this is an isolated incident due to the e-911 address changes and they will work with each individual customer to try and get the problem resolved. It could take days to get everyone back on.

Sherman 4201 Texoma Pkwy (903) 892 -8123 Ardmore 2624 S. Commerce (580) 223-0946
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