• semo.net will be closing at 5:00pm on 12/24/07. We will resume normal office hours at 6:00am on 12/26/07. Our office will also close at 5:00pm on 12/31/07. We will resume normal office hours at 6:00am on 1/1/2008. Happy Holidays from the staff at semo.net!

    Dec 21,
    - by semoadmin
  • Looking for a way to live out the bright promise of the Christmas season? Has Rita Cooksey got ideas for you! She's the office manager at Poplar Bluff's United Gospel Rescue Mission, and the "season of giving" is among the very busiest in her year. Not surprisingly, the mission is in search of volunteers to make its 39th annual Christmas celebration a success! Indeed it's a busy time for most everyone, but surely not so much that a body can't squeeze in a few hours to help keep a blessed Poplar Bluff tradition thriving! Some people even shape this kind of opportunity into a family affair, and a service-oriented learning experience for older children. So here's the plan: FRIDAY: Starting at 9:00 am at the loading

    Dec 20,
  • The romance, danger, adventure, enlightenment, and companionship we experience through reading books...These all await within the friendly precincts of The Book Shop, the cozy little used-book emporium located on Main Street just across from the Poplar Bluff Public Library. With a few comfortable chairs, no fire-breathing hard-sell, and an understated BYOC (Bring Your Own Coffee) vibe, The Book Shop is a booklover's playground, crammed from back to front with inexpensive delights. It houses literary classics, love stories, whodunits, horror tales, science fiction, westerns, biographies, histories, religious writings, "how-to's", cookbooks, recent bestsellers, time-honored children's stories, and quite the collection of comic books and magazines, too.

    Dec 13,
  • What better way to bring in the New Year than an evening that pairs Poplar Bluff's finest cuisine with the raw emotion of the Blues. Nathan Keck and the Underground Blues Division are fast becoming one of the midwest's most talked about Blues bands. His performances from Oklahaoma, to Missouri, to his home-state of Arkansas have endeared a new generation to the nostalgic licks of Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Nathan Keck's shufflin' blues style is turning heads. As one critic stated, "Twenty-two year old Keck has a likable - even humble demeanor matched with an on-stage alter ego that could put a young Jim Morrison to shame." Other words used to describe the Keck experience are "[Keck] has

    Dec 08,

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