• The Three Rivers College Patrons of the Arts Society has announced the schedule for its upcoming 2015-16 season, which will include the return of Russian ballet, a Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute concert, Chinese acrobats, two children’s shows, a performance by the Vienna Boys Choir, and more. All shows will be performed at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center on the Three Rivers campus in Poplar Bluff. Because of the support of donors to the Patrons of the Arts Society, ticket price for each main show will be $10, and ticket prices for the children’s shows in Poplar Bluff will remain $5. The Patrons Society is also continuing its tradition of presenting its children’s shows in partnership with local schools. Select schools

    Sep 03,
  • Bright Futures Poplar Bluff celebrated its one-year anniversary with a breakfast symposium attended by an estimated 125 supporters on Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Gamma HealthCare Conference Center. Speakers included original program affiliates from across Missouri as well as members of the national board. Bright Futures Poplar Bluff is a non-profit organization run by school social workers that, through partnerships, helps to meet the basic physical needs of students so they can focus on academics. Symposium speaker Kim Vann, Bright Futures USA executive director, cited that the national organization currently has 39 affiliate communities in seven states serving 170,000 children. Poplar Bluff R-I is the first district in Southeast Missouri to implement the program model, which originated in Joplin

    Sep 02,
  • Last Friday, Sikeston local officials joined together with Cotton Ridge Development and their honored guests to officially break ground on the Malco Theatre – an 8-Cinema Movie Theatre that will bring jobs, entertainment, visitors and growth to Sikeston. “Today, in breaking ground on the Malco Theatre, we are opening a new chapter of progress,” Mike Bohannon of Cotton Ridge said. “We are coming together to create jobs and revitalize our economy, and we are the laying the foundation for new opportunities for businesses to grow in the Bootheel. The Malco theatre is the first of many businesses to locate in Cotton Ridge. We look forward to announcing others over the coming months.” Cotton Ridge is a land development area in Sikeston

    Sep 02,

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