One of the first years of the series, my brother was going to Mizzou and he took my dad and I to see the game at the Checkerdome in the late 70s.
- Dec 19,
There are plenty of jokes surrounding the end of the world...for instance Will Ferrell's tweet that after Dec 21, the movie "2012" will be moved from the category "Action/Adventure" to "Comedy". Regardless of the jokes, people have wondered about the meaning of this day since the Mayan civilization was re-discovered. And for this one-day-in 5125-years, people all over the world are gearing up with both excitement and fear. FROM THE AP: MEXICO CITY (AP) — The clock is ticking down to Dec. 21, the supposed end of the Mayan calendar, and from China to California to Mexico, thousands are getting ready for what they think is going to be a fateful day. The Maya didn't say much about what wouldDec 18,
It is exciting to announce that Angela Pearson, who grew up in Ward 1, has decided to run against incumbent Ron Hendrix in the upcoming City Council election in April 2013. Pearson will be a strong candidate for the issues facing Ward 1 and Poplar Bluff in general. From her Facebook page: Angela spent several years of her youth living in South Poplar Bluff. She was raised in a household that grossed well below the living wage and grew up knowing the meaning of the word ‘poverty.’ Angela overcame her circumstances by earning her Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology and a Minor in Art from the Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla. After graduation in 2005, she returnedDec 16,
"The Hobbit" was released this weekend and semo.net's own Matt Dockins went to watch the long awaited movie in the new 48-frames-per-second format. Two theaters in St Louis (Chesterfield Galaxy 14 and Ronnies 20 Cine) are equipped with the new format which Matt said "was amazing." To read more about the movie's box office success, check out the NYTimes.com story.Dec 16,
A Michigan boy and his cousin will go down in Macomb County's artifact history after discovering an American Mastodon bone near 24 Mile and Dequindre roads. It’s nearly every young, adventurous boy’s dream to stumble upon prehistoric artifacts while playing in their backyard. For an 11-year-old Shelby Township boy, Eric Stamatin and his cousin Andrew Gainariu, 11, that dream came true this summer. On a warm June day, the boys were hoping to find crayfish while exploring a stream about a quarter of a mile from Stamatin's house on 24 Mile and Dequindre roads. Instead, they stubmled upon an American Mastodon bone. “At first it just looked like a rock but it had a hole in it so we thoughtDec 15,