Power outage woes for some locals

NEWTON COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - Some residents in Newton County are kicking off the new year with a power outage.

According to an official from the East Mississippi Electric Power Association, about 255 customers who live along Chunky Duffee Road have been affected. So far, Newcenter 11 has not been given a cause for the outage. However, the EMEPA official tells Newscenter 11 that service is expected to be restored to the affected area sometime after 9 Monday morning.