SEMO Electric’s annual gathering set for May 15 at the Miner Convention Center; Aiden Jarrett

By Sean J. Vanslyke [email protected]

SEMO Electric Cooperative’s Annual Membership Meeting will begin at 7 p.m., Monday,...

Let’s avoid storm complacency; SEMO’s annual gathering set May 15

Are you prepared?

Often, we get complacent and not prepared for severe weather because of a long run of mild weather. We tend to let our guard down...

Save Some Green in 2017; Annual Meeting set May 15

Rebates for Energy Efficiency

As a SEMO Electric Cooperative member-owner, you may have the opportunity to receive rebates from the cooperative for energy efficien...

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


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


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...