On May 9, 2018, the Neosho Police Department responded to the Neosho High School for a bomb threat.
The Neosho Police Department was alerted of the bomb threat around 1:33. The decision was made at this point to evacuate the students from the building. This is an ongoing incident and we are still investigating the validity of the threat.

UPDATE ON BOMB SCARE AT NEOSHO HIGH SCHOOL:
From Neosho Police Department

On May 5th 2018, the Neosho Police Department responded to the Neosho High School for a bomb threat.
The Neosho Police Department was alerted of the bomb threat around 1:33 p.m. The decision was made at this point to evacuate the students from the building. This is an ongoing incident and we are still investigating the validity of the threat.
At around 2:17 pm., the Joplin Police Department was contacted to assist with this investigation and to utilize their K-9 units for a search of the building; this is still ongoing at this time.
There was a 14 year old male taken into custody for questioning and is currently at the Newton County Juvenile Office.