Always on the Line

Linemen serve combined 97 years at NAEC Richard Ballard and Eugene Talley had no idea nearly five decades ago what lay ahead of them when they came on board at NAEC. Now, having worked at the cooperative for a combined 97 years, including service as linemen, both say that the lessons they’ve learned and the…

Rollin’ on the River

Paint Rock Canoe offers weekend adventure Day after day, Amanda Vest sits in a windowless office. But every weekend from May until September, she and her husband, Lucas, bring their kayaks from Decatur to Paint Rock Canoe. “I work in finance, so I sit at a desk all day,” Vest says. “This is my exercise…