Historic pipe comes to Seneca casino
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 16:03:02 +0000Kay HIvelyhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131205/NEWS/131209300/1001/NEWSIn 2008, the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma started to build a relationship with the Ohio Historical Society in an effort to learn more about the history of the Eastern Shawnee. The Eastern Shawnee were force marched out of Ohio to Oklahoma, beginning in the 1830s. Eastern Shawnee Chief Glenna Wallace was eager to learn more about the people of her tribe. Now those good relations are paying off, as the Ohio Historical Society is lending [...]]]>Monument to host open house, other events
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 16:00:27 +0000Todd G. Higdonhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131205/NEWS/131209301/1001/NEWSA host of events will be held on Saturday at the George Washington Carver National Monument. From 1- 3 p.m., the monument will hold its annual Holiday Open House at the visitor center. "We are going to have some musical entertainment which we have the Strings & Things Dulcimer Club and Hawthorne, and they are going to be performing traditional music of the season down in the multi-purpose room," [...]]]>Hearings set for couple
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 15:55:36 +0000John Fordhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131205/NEWS/131209302/1001/NEWSCourt dates have been set for two people arrested in late November after a drug raid at their rural Granby home. Noe Soto and Bobbie Soto, each 40 and each of Granby, face charges of distribution of a controlled substance and child endangerment. The distribution charge, a Class B felony, carries a penalty of up to 15 years in prison if a conviction is reached, while the child endangerment count is a Class C felony and carries a penalty of up [...]]]>Neosho's Christmas Lighting Ceremony postponed
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 8:43:31 +0000From Staff Reportshttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131205/NEWS/131209422/1001/NEWSBlunt briefs SWMO business leaders
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 8:43:04 +0000John Hackerhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131205/NEWS/131209423/1001/NEWSCity ready for winter weather
Thu, 5 Dec 2013 0:01:22 +0000From Staff Reportshttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131205/NEWS/131209445/1001/NEWSThe City of Neosho was prepared Wednesday for possible inclement winter weather. On hand and available for use as of Wednesday afternoon was approximately 450-500 tons of salt/gravel mix to spread on the streets in case of ice and snow. The city had recently ordered an extra 150 tons of salt, which was delivered. The city’s snow removal fleet primarily consists of three dump trucks and [...]]]>Home tour set for Sunday
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 23:56:03John Fordhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131204/NEWS/131209449/1001/NEWSA 34-year-old fire truck was one of the items approved as city surplus during Tuesday's Neosho City Council meeting. The truck, a 1979 Boardman fire truck built on a GMC chassis, has served in the city's reserve fleet for the past 13 years. Before that, the pumper was in the front line fleet for 21 years. In his request to make the truck surplus property, Fire Chief Mike Eads said the normal life of [...]]]>Home tour set for Sunday
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 23:53:58Todd G. Higdonhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131204/NEWS/131209452/1001/NEWSSoroptimist International of Neosho will once again host the annual Christmas Homes Tour from 1-4 p.m. Sunday. The public is invited to attend. "We have four homes and then we will also be having refreshments at the Neosho National Fish Hatchery," said Holly Mitchell, a member of the local Soroptimist. The homes on the tour are at 322 S. Jefferson St., at 15531 Kentucky Rd., at 11095 Molly Lane and [...]]]>Still time to give
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 23:25:57Todd G. Higdonhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131204/NEWS/131209458/1001/NEWSThere is still time to donate new blankets for Warm Hearts project at the Neosho/Newton County Library. The project began on Oct. 21 and will conclude on Monday, Dec. 9. "We wanted to do something for the community this time of the year," said Sharon Meredith, acting director of the library. "We talked about the coat drive that involved sizes, boy coats or girl coats." Winter coming to area
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 0:35:53 +0000Todd G. Higdonhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131204/NEWS/131209611/1001/NEWSSouthwest Missourians will see the first wave of winter coming in Thursday. "It looks like as we head into Thursday, most likely morning hours on Thursday — early to mid morning hours — we will start to see precipitation begin across southwestern Missouri," said Andy Boxell, meteorologist with National Weather Service of Springfield. "Initially it will start to fall across far southwestern Missouri at least in the form of mix of [...]]]>Board OKs survey, laptops
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 0:33:32 +0000Todd G. Higdonhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131204/NEWS/131209613/1001/NEWSAmong the action items approved at Tuesday’s work session of the Neosho R-5 School Board, was the Patron InSight Survey, which will survey district patrons about whether the district should build a new junior high. "Mainly it is about location, and we also touch upon the expansion of some of our elementary schools," said Brett Day, president of the board of education. "Because every building except Goodman [Elementary] is overcrowded [...]]]>Group tables flag funds
Wed, 4 Dec 2013 0:29:21 +0000John Fordhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131204/NEWS/131209614/1001/NEWSA $5,000 request from Neosho Exchange Club to fund the display of a large U.S. flag at the corner of Interstate 49 Business and U.S. 60 with monies from the hotel / motel tax was tabled for further study as the Neosho City Council met Tuesday night. Dr. Bill Doubek, club president, and immediate past president Rick Holden addressed the council Tuesday. The club requested $5,000 to pay for expenses and upkeep of the large flag, installed more [...]]]>Holiday open house slated at Jolly Mill
Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:37:46Todd G. Higdonhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131202/NEWS/131209806/1001/NEWSShare Your Christmas under way
Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:34:28From Staff Reportshttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131202/NEWS/131209807/1001/NEWSTwins reflect on their lives
Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:30:31Todd G. Higdonhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131202/NEWS/131209808/1001/NEWSCity to surplus 1979 fire truck
Mon, 2 Dec 2013 23:25:46John Fordhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131202/NEWS/131209809/1001/NEWSHearing reset in Bruner case
Sat, 30 Nov 2013 21:54:58 +0000Staff Reportshttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131130/NEWS/131139956/1001/NEWSJOPLIN — A preliminary hearing for a Joplin man accused in the fatal shooting of the Missouri Southern State University assistant football coach has been rescheduled.
Jeffrey L. Bruner, 40, is slated to be back in court Jan. 9 for the proceeding. Jasper County Division V Associate Circuit Court Judge Richard D. Copeland will preside. The hearing was originally set for Nov. 27.
Bruner is accused of killing Derek Moore outside of the Joplin Northstar 14 [...]]]>St. Nick to visit
Sat, 30 Nov 2013 21:46:19 +0000Whitney Saporitohttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131130/NEWS/131139959/1001/NEWSSanta will be making an early appearance in Neosho this year, when he hosts the fourth annual Breakfast with Santa event this Saturday at the Neosho Civic.
The event, sponsored by the Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce, runs from 8 to 11 a.m., and includes breakfast, pictures and children's crafts with Santa Claus, as well as a free children's book from Scholastic for each youngster in attendance.
In past years, Breakfast with Santa was included in the Neosho [...]]]>DHS groups join to serve community
Sat, 30 Nov 2013 21:43:10 +0000Todd G. Higdonhttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131130/NEWS/131139960/1001/NEWSEvent traces Mary, Joseph's path
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 9:27:37 +0000Whitney Saporitohttp://www.neoshodailynews.com/article/20131129/NEWS/131128908/1001/NEWS