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Do you risk losing out on family connections, learning, running your business and shopping and entertainment opportunities because you don't have reliable electricity or broadband services? Live life to its fullest with safe, reliable and affordable electricity and fiber-fast internet, TV and phone services. You matter! We serve homes, farms, churches, schools and small and large commercial businesses to make people's lives better. Thank you for your interest in the cooperative's actions to make people's lives better. The Newsroom will keep you informed.

On Behalf of Team SEMO - Thank you! 

CEO Sean

CEO/GM Sean Vanslyke

Smartphone: (573) 703-7694

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Keep Christ in Christmas

It's only 16 days away. Keep Christ in Christmas! Welcome to week 142 of #TheFridayFeature. Have a wonderful week. #leadwithyourheart as you #keeppushingforward to make a difference in other people’s lives!

For over 10 years, Stacy and Jason Ourth have been creating custom-order apparel. Along with special orders, they also have made-to-carry clothing in their shop. If you have questions, call (573) 887-0994, stop in and visit or check out their Facebook page.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Holiday Anixety

Holiday anxiety? It’s ok to slow down. To breathe. To ask for help. Let’s enjoy the season. Welcome to week 141 of #TheFridayFeature. Let’s #keeppushingforward and #leadwithyourheart as you make a difference in other people’s lives! #inspiration

If you are looking for a new church home or would like to learn more about the outreach programs offered, visit

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Oh, to be a friend

🦃 With gratitude and humility, I hope you are having a great Thanksgiving weekend. Take a moment today to make someone’s day. Thanks for sharing week 140 of #TheFridayFeature#leadwithyourheart as you #keeppushingforward because you matter!

True Beauty Salon, located in Bloomfield, Mo., wants to meet all of your salon needs. They offer haircuts and color services and have recently added barber services. If you want to make an appointment, call Cassy at (573) 820-6436 or visit their Facebook page.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Grateful to be exhausted!

“You look exhausted!” Welcome to Week 139 of The Friday Feature. I was grateful to look exhausted. We could be at a funeral today. We only have so much time together. Make today a meaningful day. Check out this video from Chick-fil-A about together time. Prayers for all for a great week. #leadwithyourheart and #keeppushingforward to make a #meaningful difference. You matter! #grateful

Grateful & Blessed

November is the month of gratitude. God has blessed us and we are grateful that our injured co-worker was able to check out of the hospital and go home today. We appreciate the support and prayers for Team SEMO as we provide essential services to members and subscribers. Prayers for you, your family and friends for a wonderful and meaningful Thanksgiving. CEO/GM Sean Vanslyke