Category Archives: Neosho

End-of-year schedule for graduates

With graduation right around the corner it is easy for students and parents to let some activities and important dates slip their mind. There are several things seniors must have completed before they graduate, and Neosho and Seneca schools have sent out their lists of important dates and information to students and parents. In Neosho,… Read More »

Hickory Creek destroys homes, Morse Park on east side of Neosho

The flood that came through on Saturday, April 29, affected more than 350 businesses and houses in the county including Neosho, Seneca, Anderson and Granby. In Neosho, several homes were damaged, families were displaced and several roads were destroyed. “We had 158 water rescues in Newton County, and 82 road closings/blocked roads and we are… Read More »

Neosho kicks off the 56th Annual Dogwood Tour

  The Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce and the Neosho Rotary Club will kick off of the 56th Annual Neosho Dogwood Tour this weekend. The dogwoods are starting to bloom, and an invitation is extended to everyone in the four-state area to come and enjoy the beauty that this time of year boasts in the… Read More »

MCTM Qualifying Math Contest

Twenty-five fourth through sixth grade students from Neosho School District competed in the Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) Qualifying Math Contest held Feb. 11 at Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School in Joplin. Twelve area schools from the southwest Missouri region were represented at the competition. The math contest is sponsored by MCTM and… Read More »

Honor Choir

Four Neosho High School students made their debut at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (home to the Kansas City Symphony and Symphony Chorus, Lyric Opera, the Kansas City Ballet, and many professional touring shows each year) while performing with the highly select honor choirs for the Southwest division of the American Choral Directors… Read More »

City wide sale set for April 8-9

Bargain hunters and treasure seekers from all over, mark your calendars! The 28th Annual Missouri’s Largest Garage Sale in Neosho is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 8-9. The two-day event will begin at 7 a.m. each day and will be held regardless of the weather, rain or shine. The event is coordinated with the Neosho… Read More »

Grant, Tucker selected to All-State Choir

Repeatedly Neosho High School has had the greatest number of students, among the approximately 30-35 schools in the Southwest Missouri Music Educator’s Association’s district, who auditioned and were selected for the SWMMEA All-District Honor Choirs. Over the weekend students gathered at Joplin High School auditorium and practiced complicated musical works throughout the day culminating in… Read More »

High School remodel almost complete

The new Neosho High School FEMA shelter addition will be completed in mid-July. “The inside is 99 percent complete… just doing some finishing touches,” said Dan Decker, Neosho superintendent of schools.

American Legion Post 163 continues to show support for locals

Zachery attends cadet program The Clyde R. Burdick American Legion Post 163 of Neosho proudly sponsored Tayler Andrew Zachery of Neosho for the Cadet Patrol Program conducted at the Missouri State Highway Patrol Law Enforcement Academy in Jefferson City, on June 1-5. This program consists of a typical week of rigorous patrol recruit training. The week’s… Read More »

Neosho library given early literacy grant

The Neosho/Newton County Library has received a grant in the amount of $3,445 to establish or expand existing early literacy programming. The library will use the funds to offer six early literacy programs for parents and educators at partnering locations and will offer three onsite programs. “This grant will help the Neosho/Newton County Library bolster… Read More »