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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

Watch this video as Crystal Hammond-Morrow tells about her business, Solution-Focused Counseling, LLC. Crystal is a licensed professional counselor with 20-plus years of experience. She is working towards obtaining her PhD in counselor education and supervision.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Chasing Demons

It’s a good day for a good day. Welcome to Week 137 of #TheFridayFeature. Jelly Roll’s song is in my head: “Cause I'm only one drink away from the devil I'm only one call away from home Yeah, I'm somewhere in the middle I guess I'm just a little right and wrong” Let’s #keeppushingforward to do the right thing and #leadwithyourheart because you matter!

Are you shopping around for new insurance and don't know where to start? Call (573) 755-5035 and speak to Amy Haas, owner/agent, with Shelter Insurance in Jackson, Mo.

A four-year-old gave me some great advice this week: “You get what you get. Don’t throw a fit!” There are times we need to accept the snack-sized candy bar and not whine because we didn’t get the king-sized candy bar. Welcome to Week 136 of The Friday Feature! Have a great weekend!

Vashawn's Flower Box located in Advance, Mo., is an FTD full-service florist. They can meet all of your floral and gift needs. If you are in the area, stop by and see them or call (573) 722-5166.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Put yourself out there!

Lester and his wife are back. It’s been 30 weeks since his first appearance. Lester wants to start his own weekly series to bring joy to others in a fun, clean fashion. Practice makes perfect. Enjoy the laugh. Give Lester some #encouragement as he is putting himself out there! Week #135 #TheFridayFeature. Have a great day as you help others and #keeppushingforward as you #leadwithyourheart#TheFridayFeature is all about helping others!

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