Neosho Daily News - Neosho, MO
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August 31Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Daycoterminous \ koh-TUR-muh-nuhs \ adjective; Having the same or coincident boundaries. — Dictionary.comThis Day in HistoryAug. 31, 1897: Thomas Edison receives a patent for his Kinetoscope, the world’s first motion picture device.Number to Know1,093: Number of patents held by Thomas Edison.

Updated at 10:42 PM

What Jim Lowans, executive director of Teen Challenge of the Four States (Neosho), had in mind when he came to the Neosho center was to have a center catering to women who could have their children stay with him.Soon, his vision...

Updated at 10:40 PM

A large crowd gathered at Newtonia Thursday night to hear Charles Wesley Parker, in the guise of John Colter, tell stories of his life on the Lewis and Clark Expedition and as a trapper in the Rocky Mountains.

Updated at 10:38 PM

Area citizens are encouraged to provide a helping hand to their fellow citizens in need during the annual Day Of Service hosted locally by the Neosho Area Clergy Coalition on Sunday, Sept. 14.

Updated at 10:37 PM

Mary Anne Barlow, 83, Seneca, passed away at 8:40 a.m.  Aug. 29, 2014, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, after an illness.

Updated at 10:35 PM

Leonard G. Miller, 86, Neosho, died Aug. 24, 2014, in Joplin, as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident on Aug. 12, 2014.

Updated at 10:32 PM

Columnist’s Note: In what has pretty much become an annual rite, I thought I would rerun a column I wrote a few years ago regarding the origins of Labor Day. I don’t do this for every holiday, but since the Labor Day column...

Updated at 10:31 PM

It’s difficult to really enjoy summer, July and August, when you are longing for autumn.

Updated at 10:29 PM

This past week I did a feature on three women who live in McDonald County. In the feature, I made a mistake and called one lady (Peggy) by another’s name. Not only did I do it once, but I did it twice. As the saying goes, only...

Updated at 10:27 PM

Choose wisely next time you find yourself at a fast-food drive-thru.

Updated at 10:27 PM

Have a laid-back backyard party this Labor Day by grilling out and making your own cornhole set.

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