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Latest Issue
October 2018

In This Issue
The evolution of Green Building
Whisper Valley showcases sustainable living
Make your home energy efficient
Dreaming of a blue spring?

Past Issues


August 2018 - In This Issue

Sweet on bees
Facility serves members in Bastrop, Travis counties
Lessons from Harvey
Bluebonnet News
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September 2018 - In This Issue

Let the solar shine in
Snakes spell trouble for electric equipment
Braving the heat - 22nd Texas lineman's rodeo

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October 2018 - In This Issue

The evolution of Green Building
Whisper Valley showcases sustainable living
Make your home energy efficient
Dreaming of a blue spring?
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September 2017 - In This Issue

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October 2017 - In This Issue

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November 2017 - In This Issue

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December 2017 - In This Issue

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January 2016 - In This Issue

41 community grants begin new program READ NOW
Season for scholarship applications arrives READ NOW
Four co-op board seats to be decided READ NOW

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February 2016 - In This Issue

Seeking retail big or small READ NOW
Automated calls keep you informed READ NOW

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March 2016 - In This Issue

Luling float is a roving ambassador READ NOW
Town Hall meetings reach out to members READ NOW
Four board seats to be decided in May READ NOW
Goliaths on wheels help out substations READ NOW

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April 2016 - In This Issue

Student leaders heading to D.C. READ NOW
Town Halls showcase the co-op READ NOW
2016 Annual Meeting READ NOW
Freight Reigns READ NOW

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May 2016 - In This Issue

Home, Smart Home READ NOW
Tips to Prepare for Hurricane Season READ NOW
2016 Truck Giveaway READ NOW
2016 Annual Meeting Details READ NOW

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June 2016 - In This Issue

Avoiding late payment fees READ NOW
Flood watch READ NOW
Smart home security in 2016 and beyond READ NOW
Handling an estate READ NOW

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July 2016 - In This Issue

The Storms' Toll READ NOW
2016 Annual Meeting READ NOW
April 2016 Grant Recipients READ NOW

FireSmart: Wising Up to Wildfires 

Bluebonnet mourns the loss of Co-op Director Kathleen Handy 

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August 2016 - In This Issue

Bluebonnet scholarship recipients READ NOW
Wildfire Wisdom READ NOW
The Perfect Temperature READ NOW

Government Youth Tour 

Fixing Faults Faster 
Board members earn top credential from NRECA 

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September 2016 - In This Issue

All about growing Blinn College READ NOW
Lightbulbs smarter than ever READ NOW
Linemen competed at 20th rodeo READ NOW

Communities share $60,000 in grants 


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October 2016 - In This Issue

Matt Bentke takes helm at Bluebonnet READ NOW
The State of Solar READ NOW

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November 2016 - In This Issue

Power Producers: More members lowering their electric bills READ NOW
Q&A: Bluebonnet scholarships for high school students READ NOW
Airing of the Quilts: Colonial-era tradition alive and well in Smithville READ NOW

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December 2016 - In This Issue

Smart gifts make life easier and more fun READ NOW
Thank you, platinum sponsors READ NOW
Money-saving New Year's resolutions READ NOW
How area towns got their unusual names READ NOW

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January 2015 - In This Issue

Music in the Bluebonnet Area READ NOW
Bluebonnet Member Profile: Gaeke Construction READ NOW
Member Services Q&A: Winter energy savings READ NOW

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February 2015 - In This Issue

Connectivity in the country READ NOW
Switching to an online account READ NOW

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March 2015 - In This Issue

The Next Big Things - The greatest gadget show on Earth READ NOW
Battle of the Bulbs - CFL vs. LED READ NOW
Substation dedication - Lyle Wolz READ NOW
Junk Gypsies - Amie and Jolie Sikes READ NOW

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April 2015 - In This Issue

Culture of European immigrants still strong READ NOW
Brenham, Bastrop students to visit D.C. READ NOW
Grants will help McMahan, St. John Colony READ NOW
Q&A: Capital credit benefits explained READ NOW

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May 2015 - In This Issue

Five area distilleries part of booze boom in Texas READ NOW
Three incumbent Bluebonnet directors re-elected READ NOW
Safety training put to use by co-op employees READ NOW 
Check in your steed at Happy Horse Hotel READ NOW

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June 2015 - In This Issue

Collecting rain data is a calling for Dime Box family READ NOW
Beware of the energy-guzzling garage fridge READ NOW
Giddings nursery keeps Central Texas in bloom READ NOW

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July 2015 - In This Issue

The U.S flag unites us on the Fourth of July READ NOW
Past and future discussed at Annual Meeting READ NOW
New grants program boosts non-profits READ NOW
Memorial Day storm met with dynamic response READ NOW

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August 2015 - In This Issue

Our growing region reflected in 2025 projections READ NOW
Mobile app update provides more options READ NOW
Grants boost Winchester and Martindale READ NOW
Two teens: ‘great learning experience’ in D.C. READ NOW

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September 2015 - In This Issue

A journey from trees to shapely creosoted poles READ NOW
Q and A: What’s improved in our new mobile app READ NOW
Kenny Roland remembered at Lineman’s Rodeo READ NOW
Learn the lingo that line crews use on the job READ NOW

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October 2015 - In This Issue

With few primary doctors, rural hospitals struggle READ NOW
More residents of 14 counties now insured READ NOW
This month pink is again a Bluebonnet color READ NOW
Call us if unsure about tree trimmers for the co-op READ NOW

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November 2015 - In This Issue

Manor Mustangs exemplify Friday nights spirit READ NOW
Unclaimed capital credits await co-op members READ NOW
Check home and business heaters before winter READ NOW

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December 2015 - In This Issue

Bluebonnet’s mettle proven again by fire and flood READ NOW
‘Defensible space’ helped cancer center and homes READ NOW
Deadline in February for co-op board seat filings READ NOW
Lights of Tejas brighten Christmas near Giddings READ NOW

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