National Lineman Appreciation Day was April 18, as designated by a Senate Resolution recognizing the efforts of linemen in keeping the power on and protecting public safety. PEPA linemen front, from left, B.J. Farmer, John Ivy, Phillip Brackett, John Fleming, Jahew Harrelson and Jason Cain were served cake and ice cream that day. Standing, are Ben Hogan, engineer; Jay Clanton, equipment operator;  Bobby Wells, manager, and Richard Morgan, right-of-way coordinator. Not pictured is line foreman James Bell. Photo by Celia D. Hillhouse