Sun City Mesquite Raises $18,000 For Local Reading Program

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Cooking for Education program supports Virgin Valley Elementary School When it comes to kids and cooking – Sun City Mesquite residents are passionate. Residents at the Del Webb community hosted a Cooking for Education fund raiser earlier this … [Read more...]

Obituary: Melvin Gregson

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Melvin Leroy Gregson, 73, of Mesquite, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 at the Mesa View Hospital in Mesquite.  He was born September 4, 1940 in Salt Lake City to Lynn Gregson and Erva Peterson Gregson. Mel graduated from El Rancho High School in … [Read more...]

Obituary: Julia Hunt

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Julia Hunt, age 95, passed away Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at the home of her daughter, Angie Hughes, in Scenic, Ariz.  She was born May 3, 1919 in Hubbard, Ariz. to Jacob William and Margaret Ann Goff Felshaw.  On March 4, 1943 she married T.G. Minkler … [Read more...]

I-15 Southbound to see lengthy delays through November

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The Nevada Department of Transportation advises motorists to plan ahead for delays on I-15 southbound between Glendale and Moapa for the I-15 paving project.  Only one lane will be open to the traveling public on I-15 southbound from Aug. 11 until … [Read more...]

MCSO Blotter Aug. 12, 2014

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CONTEMPT OF COURT – LITTLEFIELD Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Sally Ann Christensen, 43, of Littlefield on Friday(8/8) afternoon for interfering with judicial proceedings.  Approximately 3:00 pm, deputies responded to the Beaver Dam … [Read more...]

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

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Who needs vaccines? In 1920, there were 469,924 cases of measles and more than 7,500 deaths, and 147,991 diphtheria cases with 13,000 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Mortality and Morbidity Weekly … [Read more...]

Ely: Mining, Murals, and Trains, Oh My

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Sometimes you just need a break from the hectic retired life. How about a road trip? Vegas? Hawaii? Been there, done that. Since Deb and I like to sample remote destinations, Ely, Nevada, is the place to be. And it fulfills our main requirement by … [Read more...]

VVHS Alum graduates from Air Force

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AB Abagail Anderson,19, of Mesquite graduated from United States Air Force boot camp on June 4, 2014. She successfully completed 8 weeks of intensive basic training at Lackland AFB as one of 100's of recruits in Training Squadron 323. AB … [Read more...]

First-ever sterilized tortoises need good homes

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Regional veterinarians learning new techniques to limit backyard breeding — new custodians needed A desert tortoise sterilization clinic is being held in Las Vegas onAugust 27 and 28, 2014. This first-ever clinic is intended to help curtail the … [Read more...]

Men’s Summer Softball League Week 6

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STANDINGS WEEK #6 – Men’s League 1.Primex Plastics 10-0 2.CasaBlanca Hotel/Casino 7-3 3.GES/McDonald’s 4-7 4.Barry’s Music 4-7 5.Zacatecas 0-10 Scores of August 6 Games Primex Plastics 9, Barry’s Music 8 Primex Plastics 7, CasaBlanca … [Read more...]