For a power outage or natural gas leak, call your service provider.  For many in Jackson County, Ameren Illinois is the provider.  Ameren can be reached 24/7 at 800-755-5000.  Others in Jackson County receive electricity from Egyptian Electric Cooperative (618-684-2143; after hours 800-606-1505).

Ameren and Egyptian Electric also have a website that provides details on all of their power outages in their Illinois service territory at:


Egyptian Electric :