This week in history Jan. 26-Feb. 1

Jan. 26, 1877: Irrigation ditch begins delivering water to the fields in Bunkerville.

Jan. 29, 1909: Johnny Jensen of Mesquite beat Tommy Leavitt of Bunkerville at the 100 yard dash.

Jan. 31, 1922: Mary Huntsman Leavitt Sr. dies in Bunkerville. She was the first plural wife of Dudley Leavitt Sr.

Feb. 1, 2001: Mesquite Skate Park opens.

 

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