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Texas is a great state, and you can read all about it every month in Texas Co-op Power magazine. In addition to featuring fun places to visit, interesting things to do and great recipes to cook, every edition delivers news and information about CoServ and the communities we serve. Have a story/photo idea for us? Let us know!

October 2022 Texas Co-op Power

October Featured Articles:

CoServ powers new H-E-Bs with electricity and natural gas

As CoServ celebrates its 85th anniversary, we’re proud to add a new Member that’s also a longtime Texas institution – H-E-B!

CoServ linemen showcase skills at Texas Lineman's Rodeo

Competitions included racing up a pole with an egg, conducting a hurt man rescue with a 200-pound mannequin and two mystery events where teams of three raced against the clock to change out equipment. CoServ competed against utilities from all over Texas and we are proud of their efforts and for showing the state what CoServ is all about.

CoServ honors longtime Board Member Clyde Geer

Clyde, 78, proudly represented CoServ Members on the Board of Directors for 22 years, which also happened to be some of the most transformative in the 85-year history of co-op.

Fight back against scammers

Scammers are targeting both commercial and residential Members but businesses are especially vulnerable because it’s so easy to find their phone number online, said Brianna McBride, Training and Process Implementation Supervisor for CoServ Customer Care.

Everything you need to know about CoServ's drone program

Inspecting CoServ’s more than 2,800 miles of overhead line is a full-time job. In 2021, CoServ’s drone program identified more than 400 issues that were repaired proactively before they could cause a power outage.

Cover Story: Funnel Vision

How one woman's Vision earnestly spreading the word about monarch migrations through Texas

Reading Between the Lines

Decades after new tech started taking over, METER READERS are still a valued part of co-op connections

HIT THE ROAD: Oodles of Oompahs

TCP KITCHEN: Nuts About Nuts

FOCUS ON TEXAS: Hometown Pride

FINISH THIS SENTENCE: The song that takes me back to high school is …


OBSERVATIONS: Not for the Birds

Read the full October issue: PDF | Statewide Content


Monthly Contests

Every month, Texas Co-op Power features mouth-watering recipes and eye-catching photos sent in by readers like you. The magazine is currently seeking recipes for and photos of the following topics:

RECIPES: Cast-Iron Cooking | Incredible Eggs | Berries | Texas Seafood Dishes

PHOTOS: First Responders | Land, Sea or Sky | Riding the River | Taking Flight

The recipes and photos deemed the best for each category will be published in future editions of the magazine. (Also, the winning recipe each month wins $500, bragging rights and a TCP apron.) Visit TexasCoopPower.com/Contests for details on how to enter.

Best of Typically Texas Cookbook

What happens to all the winning recipes? They’re put in a cookbook that you can order for your family, friends or yourself here.

Hit the Road

“Daytripper” Chet Garner has a show on PBS and monthly column in TCP. Catch up with his Texas travels here.


With 1.5 million readers, Texas Co-op Power magazine has the largest monthly circulation in the state. Want to get the word out about an upcoming event in your community? Submit it two months ahead of time for consideration here, and TCP may publish it!

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