Womack Dairy Still Going Strong Through Good Times And Bad
Joy Womack remembers the day the cows danced on the family's dairy farm. Back in August of 1992, Hurricane Andrew caused considerable destruction throughout the Greater Baton Rouge area, including the Chaneyville community east of Zachary where Joy and Victor Womack own and operate the only commercial dairy farm in East Baton Rouge Parish. Damage to DEMCO's power delivery system caused electricity to back-feed into the family's milking facility, burning up a compressor and energizing a ground wire. read more >>

DEMCO Celebrates 75th Anniversary
Holden resident Foster Roberts remembers the excitement his family experienced when word came that DEMCO was bringing electrical power out to the rural farms, fields and tiny hamlets located between Baton Rouge and Hammond. Roberts, 83, has vivid memories of those days back in 1945 during his senior year in high school when his father put him to work helping prepare the old family home to receive power for the first time. The job required running wires throughout the structure, installing switches and putting the meter pan in place on an outside wall. read more >>