Author: Kay Hively

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Wagons Ho!These were the words that floated across the prairie as pioneers headed for fame and fortune and a new life in the American West. [Read More]
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The Friends of the Neosho National Fish Hatchery met Thursday, Aug. 16, with a busy agenda. The group voted to purchase two steel storage racks... [Read More]
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In the bright early morning sun of August 18, 2018, a small group of people came to Macedonia Cemetery, just north of Stella, to pay... [Read More]
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Since they were born, most every child loved hearing stories, either in school or at bedtime. It is something they never outgrow. Stories can be... [Read More]
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Nathan Eckert is back in familiar territory. He was born in Kansas and as a child, he liked to fish and play outside. He knew... [Read More]
A Revolutionary War veteran who died in Newton County in 1841 will be recognized on Saturday, August 18, at Macedonia Cemetery near Stella. The cemetery... [Read More]
Carol Liechty made her first visit to the Carver National Monument in 2007 to attend the dedication of a new visitor center. This weekend, she... [Read More]
When Jeff Cantrell received his degree in the conservation, the Missouri Conservation Commission had five openings for an education specialist. The five openings were located... [Read More]
"I can't believe it's so nice. We are usually fighting the wind," said Beth Persons. [Read More]
On a perfect Saturday morning (weather wise), the Neosho Farmer's Market opened for the 2018 season. The public gave its approval by turning out to... [Read More]
The Barker Cemetery Improvement Group, Inc. met for their annual meeting April 9. Group president, Rod May, led a discussion on the proposed marking of... [Read More]
Local artist, Doug Hall, is expanding his reach to the public with a line of ceramic tiles and coffee mugs which display his art, and... [Read More]
"It's an absolute honor to give back to the community and to recognize our vets," is Neosho National Fish Hatchery Manager Rod May's answer to... [Read More]
When Mike and Becky Wiley, of Neosho, left for a month in Hawaii, little did they know it would be a vacation unlike any other. [Read More]
Dr. Doug Burch has returned with his own dental practice in Neosho. His new office, Downtown Dental, located on the north side of the Courthouse... [Read More]
With unusually cold weather in Neosho and the weatherman promising cold weather for the entire month, the "scarf bench" on the courthouse lawn is providing... [Read More]
Most anyone who lived in or around Neosho from the late 1950s to the late 1970s can probably remember the famous Lions Club "chicken shack." [Read More]
Almost every child, and many adults, have a wish for Christmas. But imagine, if you can, how rewarding it would be if you had the... [Read More]
People always assume Jorge Buening is part Spanish because of his name. But people are wrong, Jorge Buening isn't Spanish. [Read More]
It's holiday time at the George Washington Carver National Monument and everyone is invited to participate in the festivities. [Read More]
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