Many folks are still waiting for their power to get back on throughout Fayette County. Several homes in the Shobonier area are still without power this morning and have been without power since early yesterday. Brian Bretsch with Ameren says the outages in the Shobonier area are the result of broken poles and wires down from yesterday’s winter storm. Bretsch says they are going to be working on fixing that problem this morning and are hopeful to have power restored by 12 to 12:30 today.
Meanwhile, Southwestern Electric is still dealing with power outages throughout Fayette County today. Joe Richardson with Southwestern Electric Cooperative says they are still working on the outages that number about 1100 around the county and are pretty well spread throughout Fayette County.