The Board of Directors of Craighead Electric Cooperative has named Jeremiah Sloan as the new Chief Executive Officer of the corporation. Terry Rorex, Board Chairman, stated, “We are excited to announce Jeremiah Sloan as the newly appointed CEO of Craighead Electric. Sloan will succeed Brian Duncan following his retirement in March.”
Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation of Jonesboro reports that electric services to approximately 4,800 members were without power in the peak of the storm. Services were interrupted by straight-line winds in excess of eighty-five miles per hour, caused damage to approximately twenty-five poles.