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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

If you are looking for a church home with a tremendous outreach to those in need, you'll want to visit Lighthouse Church in Dexter, Mo. Pastor Tim and his team have a driven desire to serve and provide. If you have any questions, call at (573) 624-2500.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Who's Watching You?

Week 126 of #TheFridayFeature. You never know who is watching. Check this story out from Austin, Texas. God makes things happen to bring people together. See the thank you card at the end. Blessings rebound. Thank you Derrill Holly for being a friend, being a witness and saying hello! #keeppushingforward because you make a difference when you #leadwithyourheart. Be a #blessing to someone today. #inspire others.

Whitaker Hardware, located in Chaffee, Mo., is a fully stocked hardware store. You can also find things for cooking, canning, and a few school supplies. Do you need to pick a few things for a fishing trip or want to purchase a new gun? You will find all of those items there too! Stop by or give them a call at (573) 887-3504.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Eat to Live. Don't live to eat. Sounds easy.

Meet Jeff Rogers, CUSP. He dropped 170 pounds and has kept if off for six years! How? Jeff shared this bit of wisdom: Learn to eat to live. Don’t live to eat. It’s hard to say, much less do. I love to eat. Let’s help each other move more, eat to live and sit less! Welcome to Week 125 of #TheFridayFeature. Thank you for liking and sharing as we all need encouragement – including me! To see the past 124 weeks, click

Now open! Rhodes in Miner just celebrated being open for one week. This Rhodes is considered a mini truck stop; you'll find a few items that you won't find in the other stores. Stop by, grab a snack or a drink, and check out the store.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: Enjoy. Life can change quickly.

❤️ Do you ever get a feeling in the pit of your stomach that you can’t let go? I have one this week because life can change quickly. My heart hurts for a friend. It’s a reminder for all of us to enjoy life and let people know you love them and appreciate them. Thank you to those that follow my Friday videos. I appreciate it! Week 124 of The Friday Feature.

From repairs to custom jewelry builds, King's Jewelry and Repair can meet all your jewelry needs. Jeff King, the owner, has been in the jewelry business for 28 years. If you have a special occasion approaching, you'll want to visit King's Jewelry.

The Friday Feature w/ Sean: A Life Jacket of Trust

Trust. Imagine we trusted each other without worrying about hidden agendas. Imagine when someone teaches you something it is for the right reason. Imagine when someone throws you a life jacket, it is really to help you. Trust. It is a big deal. Hard to earn. Easy to lose. I have been there. #keeppushingforward Week 123 of The Friday Feature