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Residential electric rate same in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

High Bills

“You raised my rates!”

“You are ripping us off!”

“I leave the thermostat set on the same temperature so my bill shouldn’t...

Best wishes to Ozark Border Electric Cooperative’s Stanley Estes

Stanley Estes

With an accounting degree in his pocket, Stanley Estes arrived at Ozark Border Electric Cooperative (OBEC), based in Poplar Bluff, Mo.,...

Turkeys trot in Bloomfield; Richland High School soars to Blue Ribbon

Turkey Trot

Wow! Thank you to all walkers, runners, band members, fans and volunteers for coming together on November 12 to make SEMO Electric C...

Sean Vanslyke

Accident survivor shares story to inspire others

Meet Gerry Kinney

Have you ever met a person who made a decision to be happy after a terrible tragedy? It is an amazing...

Seam Vanslyke

Co-ops Vote program encourages Rural America to vote

An Election of Choices

Sean Vanslyke

Technology Helpful, but Live, Play Smart and Safe

Pokémon GO

Ok. I admit it. I know a little about Pokémon GO.  But, I don’t know as much as my 14 year-old son Parker or some of my co-workers. My wife Debbie and I...

Sean With Stop Sign

Storms

As storms have hit our service territory several days this summer, it is a strong reminder that there are many things we can’t control. The weather is one of those thing...

Sean with Tesla Sign

Tesla

Did you know the number of electric cars on the road globally passed the one million threshold for the first time in 2015? According to the International Energy Agency’s June 2016 report, sales of electric cars aroun...

Dave Colvett

Our hearts are heavy as co-worker Dave Colvett passed away on May 7. Dave served as a service design engineer and recently celebrated 10 years with SEMO Electric Cooperative. Many member-owners knew Dave as he...

Bobby Taylor

Bobby Taylor

It seems life throws a curve ball when we least expect it. On April 7, SEMO Electric Cooperative’s line foreman Bobby Taylor passed away after a vehicle accident while driving home after work. Bobby, with his...

Sean with Paint Bucket

Painting for a Cause

A few Saturdays ago I had the pleasure to help paint a home at the annual Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives Community Service Project, held in conjunction with the NRECA annual meeting in New Orleans. As...

Rebates for Energy Efficiency

SEMO Electric Cooperative’s member-owners who choose energy efficient systems may have the opportunity to receive rebates from the cooperative. In 2015, SE...

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