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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

From start to finish, Forever Granite wants to serve those in need. They have a desire to take a difficult moment and make it as simple as possible for you and your family. If you have questions, call (573) 545-4333 or visit

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Smash or Build? It's Your Choice.

👉 Check out my grandfather’s hammer. Smash or build? It’s your choice. We can use tools to smash or build. Have a great day! Week #134 of #TheFridayFeature.

#keeppushingforward and #leadwithyourheart because you matter to others! #motivation #inspiration #hammertime

Castor River Incorporated traces its roots back to 1954. They are a family-owned Ag business in Southeast Missouri. Watch the video as Johnny Hunter, CEO, explains the business and what they represent.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Be a legend. Be you.

Be a Legend! Welcome to Week 133 of The Friday Feature! Tina Turner Willie Nelson The Blues Brothers Freddie Mercury and ELVIS PRESLEY are legends because they were themselves. Don’t worry about what others think. Be a Legend!

Beggs Family Farm is now open for the 2022 fall season! Gather the family and head out to enjoy great food and activities for all ages! For more information, click the link above to visit their Facebook page or visit the website

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Show up. Step up.

👉 Keep climbing the mountain you face. You will reach the summit. Manley Feinberg II, CSP’s Mama gave him some great advice. Thanks Manley for sharing with us for #TheFridayFeature! Week 132. Thanks to the Moms that help us #keeppushingforward. ❤️ #leadwithyourheart as you make other people’s lives better.

Family-owned since 1979, David and the crew at Carnell's Collision Repair are ready to meet all your auto body needs. Also, coming soon to Stoddard County is Carnell's Classic Car Restoration! If you have any questions, call (573) 472-0828.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Pop The Lid For A Brand New Day

Want a brand new day? Just keep smiling. Some days are harder than others. Week 131 of the #TheFridayFeature. Thanks for the support and the shares to help other people #keeppushingforward. You matter.