That pins & needles, bugs crawling feeling

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Too many sleepless nights caused by a “pins and needles kind of feeling” in her lower legs had Merideth Hartman so unhinged that she wondered if she’d be better off having her legs cut off below the knee. The 49-year-old wife of a retired … [Read more...]

Methodists to add Stephen Ministers

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Mesquite United Methodist Church is to commission seven new Stephen Ministers on April 27 during the church’s 10 a.m. worship service. The new Stephen Ministers are Jackie Armstrong, Rick and Jan Casebolt, Calleen Cox, Marci Harrison, Mark Oswell … [Read more...]

Stone Cold

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“Stone Cold” by C.J. Box c.2014, Putnam $26.95 / $31.00 Canada 371 pages Sometimes, you just can’t fit in. You stick out like a sore thumb, totally unable to melt into the crowd. You feel like you have a neon sign across your shoulders; one … [Read more...]

Top five regrets of the dying

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“Top Five Regrets of the Dying,” by Bronnie Ware, a hospice worker from Australia, is a must read. Senior citizens will find that it is stimulating, informative and easy reading. According to Ware people facing death go through a wide range of … [Read more...]

North To Nevada

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North To Nevada (Sung to the song: “North To Alaska” by Johnny Horton) Way up north (north to Nevada) Way up north (north to Nevada) North to Nevada You go north, the heat is on North to Nevada You go north, the heat is on Clive’s clan … [Read more...]

Time to end a dangerous standoff with a barbecue

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There’s a big family barbecue scheduled tomorrow down by the Virgin River just over yonder from Cliven Bundy’s home. Carol Bundy says the soiree will feature “live music, a ton of great food and we will spend time together.” Mrs. Bundy didn’t use a … [Read more...]

General Store holds final art sale and flea market

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[slideshow_deploy id='258'] The General Store held its semi-annual art and flea market last Friday and Saturday. What made this one exceptional was it was the last sale. The General Store, 220 E. Mesquite Blvd., is closing May 31. There were many … [Read more...]

Mesquite Senior Games Track and Field grows in 2014

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The Mesquite Senior Games Track & Field Events were held last Saturday, but the 5km/10km Road Race and the Fitness Walk are yet to be held. They are scheduled this Saturday. The Mesquite Senior Games Track & Field Events were held at Virgin … [Read more...]

Military shootings kill more than the victims

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The NBC affiliate in Washington, D.C., published a history of gun attacks and violence at military facilities in the United States over the past decade. The study was published Friday following the April 3 shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, that wounded … [Read more...]

A Wanted Woman

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“A Wanted Woman” by Eric Jerome Dickey c.2014, Dutton $26.95 / $31.00 Canada 451 pages If there’s one thing you’ve learned in life, it’s that the Boy Scouts were right: Always Be Prepared. Look ahead and get ready for what’s next. Don’t … [Read more...]