Rural Missouri - December 2012 - (Page 4)

C O M M E N T S “Devoted to the rural way of life” December 2012 Volume 64 / Number 12 Jim McCarty, editor Jason Jenkins, managing editor Heather Berry, associate editor Kyle Spradley, field editor Megan Schibi, editorial assistant Mary Davis, production manager Angie Jones Dusty Weter Co-op page designers from the staff of Rural Missouri M erry Christmas USPS 473-000 ISSN 0164-8578 Copyright 2012, Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives. Call for reprint rights. Rural Missouri is published monthly by the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives. Barry Hart, executive vice president. Individual subscription rate: $9 per year or $21 for three years, taxes and postage included. Group rate for members of participating RECs $3.99, taxes and postage included. Delivery as specified by subscriber. If not specified, delivery will be by periodical class mail at subscriber’s expense. Periodical Class postage paid at Jefferson City, MO, and additional mailing offices. Find us on P.O. Box 1645 Jefferson City, MO 65102 573-659-3423 Rural Missouri Bahler-Hurt takes helm at Tri-County Postmasters: Send address changes to Rural Missouri, P.O. Box 1645, Jefferson City, MO 65102. Subscribers: Report change of address to your local cooperative. Do not send change of address to Rural Missouri. Advertising standards: Advertising published in Rural Missouri is accepted on the premise that the merchandise and services offered are accurately described and sold to customers at the advertised price. Rural Missouri and Missouri’s electric cooperatives do not endorse any products or services advertised herein. Advertising that does not conform to these standards or that is deceptive or misleading is never knowingly accepted by this publication. Advertising information: 573-659-3400 National Advertising Representative: National Country Market; 611 S. Congress St., Suite 504; Austin, TX 78704 573-659-3400 Member, Missouri Association of Publications and Missouri Press Association J ane Bahler-Hurt is the new general manager for Tri-County Electric Cooperative, the cooperative’s board of directors recently announced. She takes over for interim general manager Dan Brewer at the northeast Missouri electric cooperative. Bahler-Hurt comes to Tri-County Electric with an extensive utility background and more than 20 years of experience. She has filled various roles within the industry, with expertise concentrated in finance and accounting. She has two and a half years experience at a natural gas investor-owned utility, nine years experience at a cooperative generation and transmission utility and nearly 10 years experience in a distribution cooperative position. Before joining Tri-County Electric, Bahler-Hurt most recently worked at Nueces Electric Cooperative in Robstown, Texas, where she was the chief financial officer. She is a graduate of Indiana State University and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She is a certified public accountant, a certified fraud examiner and a graduate of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s Management Internship Program at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Tri-County Electric Cooperative is a member-owned, locally operated, electric utility that serves 6,300 homes, farms and businesses in Adair, Schuyler, Scotland and portions of Macon, Putnam and Sullivan counties. Missouri’s electric cooperatives welcome Bahler-Hurt to her new position. Jane Bahler-Hurt 4 WWW.RURALMISSOURI.COOP http://WWW.RURALMISSOURI.COOP

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Missouri - December 2012

Rural Missouri - December 2012
Table of Contents
Faith in fruitcakes
Best of rural Missouri
Pursuing dreams
Out of the Way Eats
Beauty from math and metal
Spreading the Masonic message
Hearth and Home
Rooted in Missouri
Around Missouri

Rural Missouri - December 2012