• It seems nearly impossible to fathom that someone as brilliant and funny as Robin Williams could be so tortured emotionally that he takes himself out of the human race. Yet, last week, one by one, each of us across the whole globe, fixed our attention on the sad news of this beloved actor’s suicide. Sometimes, a blip of news in the vast sea of information we are bombarded with daily, seems to slap us so hard in the face that we can almost hear the collective groan rippling through space and time. Then we all try our best to reckon with reality. And what a devastating reality Robin Williams’ death reveals - that someone who, by his very nature, brought

    Aug 26,
  • Home Run Derby Winner - Jared Moses. Second Place - Ridge Hester American Team 12 - National Team 11 ============================== The Butler County Little League has released their 11-12 year old All Star players list. The All Star game will be played on Thursday, Oct 7th at 6pm at the McLane complex. Players for each team have also been announced. The Home Run Derby will follow the All Star Game.

    Sep 30,
  • BEATLEMANIA invades Poplar Bluff! World renowned Beatles tribute band “The Return” will perform October 23 at 7 p.m. at the Historic Rodgers Theatre. The look and sound of the group is so impressive that shows are selling out everywhere they perform. Pricing for the general public will be $15 (general admission) and $12 for balcony seating. RESERVE YOUR TICKETS NOW by emailing madams@poplarbluffchamber.org or calling the Greater Poplar Bluff Area Chamber of Commerce at 573-785-7761. Click here to check out "The Return" To RSVP to this event on Facebook, please click here.

    Sep 27,
    - by semoadmin
  • In 2003, I sat in on a session at a conference in San Francisco. The topic was "Smart Radios" and the discussion was thrilling. They also spoke about how there was an outside chance that our FCC would open up prime frequencies to be used without licenses. And how these smart radios were able to sense the TV Channels airspace and if it didn't sense a channel, it could use that channel.

    Sep 23,
  • RECAP: A Missouri Statute which has already been tested in the U.S. Supreme Court requires the City to sell telecommunications services "at cost" to other telecommunications companies like semo.net or Big River Telephone. But the new City Ordinance has a column labeled "cost to serve" and "New Rate" which clearly shows over $3,000 dollars profit per month has been built into the new rates.

    Sep 13,

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