• Before 2007, ask a woman "Who is Jenny McCarthy?" and she may not have been able to tell you. If you would ask a man, you could have gotten an answer of former Playboy Playmate, former host of MTV shows and guest appearances on a variety of shows. Jenny was not known for her “smarts”, but instead her physical attributes.

    Oct 08,
  • As a life-time shopper at the Valley Plaza Shopping Center, I have a number of fond memories. As a child, I remember the the toy section of Newberry's being used as a way to point my parents on the right track for upcoming birthdays and the few times my dad broke-down and said "yes" to a soda at the Newberry's diner. Sitting at that chrome bar...wow, what a memory! As a young teenager, I would beg for a nickel to play a the Four Kings pinball game in Newberry's while my parents shopped; and a few years later a quarter to play Joust or Tron in the mall hallway near the restrooms.

    Oct 07,
  • Saturday Night Live's opening scene Saturday night was a VP Debate spoof. It's funny and I laughed from beginning to end. I should probably disclose, though I can't imagine it is a secret, that I'm a Christian who has very conservative Republican views and, of course, view life through that lens. I woke up this [Saturday] morning and instantly pulled up the SNL web site to watch Tina Fey and crew poke fun at Sarah Palin and, ultimately, me. Why? Because it is funny! Because it's a spoof. The first spoof two weeks ago with Hilary Clinton was hilarious. The Couric-Interview Spoof was equally funny. Honestly, if it is funny (and not crude), then I can definitely laugh and enjoy it. I

    Oct 05,
  • SEMO FCA Motorcycle Rally/Poker Run Registration: Colton's Steakhouse in Poplar Bluff on October 11, 2008 between 9:30-11:00 a.m.  All new poker run route for 2008!!  Grand Prize: A trip for 2 to Las Vegas plus many other door prizes!!     Entry Fee per motorcycle is $40.00 which includes Rally Shirt, Drinks and Snacks along the Poker Run Route, BBQ and beverages, and live entertainment at the end of the Poker Run.  Mike Ballew's Sturgis Award Winning Choppers will also be on display.  You can purchase tickets at Bluff Honda, B & K Trading, Dales Motorcycle Center, or PB Farm Equipment in Poplar Bluff, or Bootheel Buggies in Dexter.  For more information call (573) 714-5555

    Oct 03,
    - by semoadmin
  • semo.net is opening our blog/article posts to local writers who would like to submit articles for compensation. Articles can range from entertainment to sports to current events (non-political, please) to short stories or for that matter, just good plain reads! All articles must be self-proofed and grammatically correct. Articles must be submitted by email and a one-time compensation will be offered for electronic and print copyrights including (but not limited to) the publishing of that article on line for the semo.net web site. Compensation typically ranges from $25 to $50 per article. Submit articles (or to get pre-approval of article topics) or questions you might have to articles@semo.net. semo.net and its staff have the right to refuse any articles for

    Oct 02,

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