This week in history Aug. 9-15

August 9, 1915: The threshing machine of Mesquite is here (Littlefield ) and threshed grain. The farmers are well pleased with the result. August 9, 1915: Joseph Frehner has come home with a load of lumber. He expects to commence work on his new … [Read more...]

This week in history July 26-Aug. 1

July 26, 1917:  Military Draft completed Friday in Washington. DC. List of Clark County Men Drawn in the first 2000 numbers which will be called, from which the First Army of 687,000 will be selected. Some of the men from this area called to serve … [Read more...]

This week in history July 19-25

July 18, 1908, Bunkrerville: On July 4th Eugene Barnum son of A>J> Barnum, while waking up the town of Mesquite held a stick of powder too long and lost some of his fingers and was otherwise damaged.The people of this section will pull for a … [Read more...]

This week in history July 5-11

July 5, 1911: The fourth passed off nicely with an appropriate program in the fore noon, racing and other sports in the afternoon, plenty of ice cream, the evening coming to an end with a dance that everyone appeared to enjoy. Joseph Jones is … [Read more...]

This week in history June 28-July 4

June 29, 1918: Dr. Mc Gregor was called from St. George to the beside of Vern Pollock who has been sick for the last two weeks. Dr. says he had Typhoid Fever he is doing fine now. June 30, 1909, Littlefield: Our boys have been on the Mountain … [Read more...]

This week in history June 21-27

June 21, 1910: Samuel Reber Jr. has been to Modena after his gasoline engine and pump to irrigate his farm with. We are anxious to see it run as there are others who are expecting to install one if this is a success. June 21, 1911, Littlefield: … [Read more...]

This week in history June 14-20

June 14, 1909, Littlefield: The second crop of hay is being cut and is a very heavy yield. Harvest is complete and the grain is stacked. June 15, 1922: Smashing all known existing records for the same feat equaling the average train  time between … [Read more...]

This week in history June 7-13

June 7, 1915, Littlefield AZ: The Misses Tena and Maud Reber went to mesquite tonight to assist the young people of that place to entertain the married people for the Mesquite Ward (congregation). Most all married and some young people went from … [Read more...]

This week in history May 31-June 6

May 31, 1882: 15 families and a total of 71 inhabitants live on the flat (Now Mesquite) June 1, 1916: Mr. and Mrs. Will Bunker of Delta Utah were here last week visiting Mrs. Bunker’s parents Mr. and Mrs. H P Iverson. June 2, 1917: Las Vegas A … [Read more...]

This week in history May 17-23

May 18, 1918, Littlefield: Misses Ella and Zona Reber went to Mesquite to attend the wedding reception of Mr. and Mrs. Hyrum E Leavitt. A very good time was had by all. May 20, 1909: Our telephone line reached Littlefield -- We can now say Hello … [Read more...]