31 Dec 2017
When Denton County Electric Cooperative connected his family's Ponder farm to electricity in 1939, George Seals was 8 years old.
28 Dec 2017
Some rural areas in Denton County received electricity in the 1940s, just a few years after CoServ was first established. Joella Ellis and her husband, former CoServ Board Director Marvin Ellis, share details of what it meant to Joella's family.
In 2018, we will begin our 20th year as CoServ. Listen to former CoServ CEO Bill McGinnis tell the story of how the name was created.
Marvin Ellis served as a CoServ Electric Board Director from 1981-2006 at a time when the region experienced its first significant growth.
27 Dec 2017
Former CoServ Electric Board Director Marvin Ellis and his wife, Joella, talk about the meaning of Copper Canyon's name.
In both work and play, family continues legacies left by Frank Wallace Jr. and Sr.
Darn right it is.
An interview with former CoServ CEO Bill McGinnis.
19 Dec 2017
When Bill Polley started with CoServ as a construction inspector, CoServ Gas had only 400 feet of gas pipeline installed.
18 Dec 2017
A touch of retro turns back time to a different era when life seemed simpler.
15 Dec 2017
Growth often means more money for a community. But money’s not the only thing that’s green in Denton and Collin counties.
12 Dec 2017
A longtime Hebron family was one of the first to become CoServ Members and spent years serving the community and maintaining area farm and ranch history.
11 Dec 2017
It’s raining cats and dogs in Frisco.
7 Dec 2017
5 Dec 2017
Joella Ellis and her husband, Marvin Ellis, a former CoServ Electric Board Director, often talked to each other about the issues he faced during the time he served on the board.
29 Nov 2017
A former Argyle fire chief's memories of CoServ revolve around reliability, customer service and safety.
19 Nov 2017
"CoServ has a real soul," says former CEO Bill McGinnis.
12 Nov 2017
For CoServ Employees Terri Jeter, Janet Knight, Mindy Bennett (now retired) and Brenda Walker, work at an electric cooperative has been a way of life.
9 Nov 2017
In 1966, Denton County Electric Cooperative was "plowing the fallow fields of rural endeavor and reaping a harvest of new opportunities."
5 Nov 2017
Former CoServ Electric Board Directors Jerry Cobb and Clyde Geer talk about the fast-paced growth of the early 2000s.
2 Nov 2017
As I listened to our Member discuss, at times through tears, how much the ramp and CoServ’s funding meant to her and her family, I began to think of more ways to get involved.
25 Oct 2017
Named for the owner's beloved dachshund, HoneyLu's keeps a water bowl outside the door for four-legged friends and their human companions sipping café-style on the sidewalk.
24 Oct 2017
“You don’t have to force community,” said Melanie McWhorter, who owns the company with her husband, J. “You just let it in.”
23 Oct 2017
“It’s the first place like it in this town, and it’s cool,” said Becca Cox, enjoying a beverage while on break from the University of Alabama.
20 Oct 2017
From flattened wine bottles and jewelry to mosaics and sink basins, Suely Lohr transforms the brittle substance into an object of beauty. For Tom Lohr, a line of antique-style wooden pepper mills awaits finishing touches.
16 Oct 2017
From reliability to customer service, Copper Canyon residents are glad to be part of an electric cooperative.
13 Oct 2017
"Everything to me is solving a problem," says Barbara Oliver Hartman.
12 Oct 2017
Because transformers are used to increase and decrease voltages, they are a vital part of electrical infrastructure.
10 Oct 2017
“I know their families had to deal with the separation and their being gone for a few days, but we appreciate them coming such a long way to help us.”
6 Oct 2017
A welding machine, tucked inside his garage, serves as Daren Fagan’s veritable paint brush. Grabbing pieces tucked on shelves or inside bowels as he works, the sculptor’s ideas take shape.
5 Oct 2017
3 Oct 2017
A CoServ Member from The Colony is hoping two nest platforms attract bald eagles in The Tribute.
2 Oct 2017
22 Sep 2017
Georgia Hilger Elmore has always appreciated electricity’s convenience: “It makes so many things possible.”
18 Sep 2017
As a teenager, Monica Shamkin loved history, and after she took a trip to Washington D.C. during her junior year of high school, her love deepened into a lifelong passion. But it never would have happened without her mom.
15 Sep 2017
The CoServ Members also have been impressed with the energy efficiency of homes in North Texas and the renewable energy options that CoServ offers.
8 Sep 2017
Flower Mound family supports 8-year-old figure skaer's Olympic Dreams.
1 Sep 2017
28 Aug 2017
The welcome mat was out for all to visit DCEC's new headquarters in Denton.
21 Aug 2017
CoServ has been helping North Texas grow for some time now.
14 Aug 2017
The year was 1987. The prediction was incredibly accurate.
4 Aug 2017
Starting in September, the CoServ Solar Station will offer something other than electricity: lessons about energy in an on-site classroom.
28 Jul 2017
Nebraska Furniture Mart and CoServ have more in common than 80th anniversary.
27 Jul 2017
18 Jul 2017
Click on the Careers tab at the top for more details on benefits, current openings and to apply for a position.
13 Jul 2017
12 Jul 2017
‘You are not built to take on the world by yourself.’ – Ryan Benn
11 Jul 2017
Side by side, Ron and Sharlott Hasty of Aubrey travel the globe in search of new subjects to focus on.
6 Jul 2017
29 Jun 2017
27 Jun 2017
The CoServ Solar Station proved to be just the right answer.
23 Jun 2017
A red barn captures the eye of a CoServ Member who submits the photo to the Texas Co-op Power magazine.
22 Jun 2017
21 Jun 2017
When her husband was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer, Darlene Jenkins found herself in an unfamiliar position: in need.
15 Jun 2017
CoServ’s newest fleet vehicle is a green 1937 Chevy pickup called "Rosie."
9 Jun 2017
8 Jun 2017
More Members were needed to continue the expansion of electric distribution lines to “progressive type” country homes and farms.
2 Jun 2017
Rush Hour Rewards can’t lower the outside temperatures, but it can save you $100 just by enrolling.
1 Jun 2017
30 May 2017
Are you a DCEC/CoServ Youth Tour alumnus? We want to hear from you.
26 May 2017
As we celebrate CoServ's 80th anniversary this year, here's a look back at our humble but memorable beginnings.
19 May 2017
When the final AMI meter was installed in 2013, Senior Field Tech Bobby Turner must have smiled to himself. Of the new technology, he takes a wait-and-see approach.
16 May 2017
Seven principles drive modern cooperatives, and CoServ Members will experience them all at this year’s Annual Meeting, which will celebrate CoServ's 80th year of service.
11 May 2017
On May 8, 1937, the Articles of Incorporation for Denton County Electric Cooperative were notarized and filed in the office of the Secretary of State for Texas.
5 May 2017
CoServ is celebrating 80 years of serving North Texas this year. Do you have a favorite story to share with us?
21 Apr 2017
13 Apr 2017
7 Apr 2017
Everything changed when electricity made its way into rural households. “It was a big advancement for women,” said Barbara Coughran.
31 Mar 2017
1 Mar 2017
Sixty years of reliability — that’s what CoServ means to Bill and Clair Bradford.
20 Feb 2017
The construction of commercial and residential developments comes with an increased demand for energy. It’s no surprise, then, that CoServ – which serves Denton, Collin and five other North Texas counties – experienced one of its biggest growth years in 2016.
16 Feb 2017
The initial project was for 550 miles of lines in Denton, Cooke, Grayson, Tarrant, Collin and Wise counties, "but it is believed possible that more lines will be erected, as the cost per mile so far has been lower than the original estimates."
15 Feb 2017
The best part about energy-efficient products is that the savings don’t stop with the rebates.
10 Feb 2017
His advance planning ten years ago provided the additional power you are using today.
2 Feb 2017
Snapshots taken just north of McKinney and in Flower Mound are featured in Texas Co-op Power.
13 Jan 2017
One Aubrey resident tells the story, in his own words, of his father's 20-plus years of work with CoServ in the 1940s.
9 Jan 2017
4 Jan 2017
“There really are great, caring people in this world.”
3 Jan 2017
Aubrey resident and CoServ Member Britt Watson offers a helping hand to Paris Caldwell, a CoServ Employee, after he notices her car stopped on the side of the road one recent morning.
2 Jan 2017
Much has changed over the past eight decades, but the same can-do, neighbors-helping-neighbors spirit that created CoServ in 1937 remains today.
1 Jan 2017
When a farm family from Ponder connected electric service in 1939, it changed the way they cooked, listened to the radio – even the way they played together.