• 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,
  •   Tragically, drowning is the leading cause of unintended, injury related death of children ages 1-4. Imagine being part of a global team of kids and adults all working together to stop drowning. The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ was created to spread the word that Swimming Lessons Save Lives™. The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ will take place over the course of 24 hours at an estimated 500 locations in more than 20 countries at pools and waterparks around the globe to focus attention on the vital importance of teaching kids to swim. Kids in the Poplar Bluff, Missouri area will have a chance to participate in this global event on Friday, June 24 at 11:00 a.m. This is a FREE

    Jun 18,
  • Three Rivers College has released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2016 semester. The honor is awarded to students taking 12 or more credit hours in a semester who achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Dean’s List honors are also used at graduation to help determine eligibility for honors or highest honors. Three Rivers College is committed to contributing to the quality of life in Southeast Missouri with quality, affordable higher education opportunities and community services that support and encourage the economic, civic, and cultural vitality of the region. For more information about college and workforce programs and upcoming events, visit trcc.edu.   Spring 2016 Deans List Breakdown      

    Jun 06,
  • The 24th annual children's theatre drama camp will be held July 25-29 at Three Rivers College. Campers will participate in activities focusing on acting, improvisation, theatre games, creative dramatics, musical theatre and readers theatre. They will show off what they have learned at a performance at 11 a.m. Friday, July 29 at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center in Poplar Bluff. Students entering grades 2-8 are eligible to participate. Theatre instructors Tim Thompson of Three Rivers College and JoNell Seifert, director emeritus of Poplar Bluff High School, will conduct the camp. The cost is $65, which covers T-shirt, refreshments, and scripts. Deadline to register is July 18. Registration forms are available by visiting the Tinnin Center office. To have a registration form emailed

    Jun 02,

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