Several linemen from the Wayne-White Counties Electric Cooperative are in Louisiana helping restore electrical service knocked out by Hurricane Laura. The Category 4 storm caused widespread damage along the Louisiana coast resulting in officials putting out the call for help.

Eight linemen from the Wayne-White co-op are on scene helping a Louisiana power cooperative that lost 100% of the power to 42,000 customers. Wayne-White officials have a policy of not identifying the linemen working in a disaster area until after they return home

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