Straley named Exalted Ruler

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It took 18 long years, but after helping create the Mesquite Elks Lodge #2811, Harold Straley has been named Exalted Ruler for 2017-2018 during the annual installation ceremony on March 25. Straley brought the Elks to Mesquite in 1999 with a small … [Read more...]

Golf team finishes second to Boulder City, again

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The Virgin Valley High School boys golf team returned to Wildhorse on March 27 with worse wind conditions than before, this time with rain and hail, causing officials to move up a set of tees, giving the players less distance to the hole but more … [Read more...]

Swift water team gets wet

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There have been at least four drownings in the nearby Virgin River during the past 10 years, according to fire department officials, and that is four too many. During each of those incidents, Mesquite and Beaver Dam did not have an official Swift … [Read more...]

More than $5,000 raised for scholarships

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The Mesquite Community Education Foundation may have just pulled off its first event in record fashion with their Spring Fling at Virgin Valley High School on March 21. More than 100 people showed up for a fundraiser that will dedicate funds … [Read more...]

Youth Center Donation

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The Exchange Club of Mesquite presented Dennis Lee with the newly formed Daysprings Youth Center a check for $2,000 to go towards furnishing and operating the center. “We are so thankful for the community and groups like this who never think twice … [Read more...]

Career Fair seeks businesses

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For the first time in over five years, there will be a Career Fair at Virgin Valley High School where students can talk with local businesses about their line of work. “We hope to show the students that there are a lot of options for them here in … [Read more...]

Last chance for Tuna; you don’t want to miss it

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Everyone needs a bit of humor in their life. Tuna Does Vegas, showing for the final time this weekend, March 24 and 25 at 7 p.m., is sure to lighten your spirits and add some much-needed humor. An adult comedy, Tuna pushes the envelope on sarcasm … [Read more...]

Mesquite Days needs vendors

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Spring is here and the time has come to celebrate Mesquite’s Birthday with the 32nd Annual Mesquite Days to be held at the Mesquite Recreation Center west field, 100 W. Old Mill Rd. May 5 – 7. This event has proven to be very popular each year with … [Read more...]

St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl

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It was another successful year for the 10th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl in Mesquite. Thanks to organizers Kathleen Goode, Bob Kirkwood, Todd Jonas and the owners of five local bars, 138 turned out for the festivities with lots of smiles and … [Read more...]

Several honored at annual Elks dinner

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In their annual dinner honoring local fire, police and community members, the Mesquite Elks Lodge #2811 served a record crowd of nearly 60 members plus fire and police personnel and community members. Firefighter Troy Robb was the first to receive … [Read more...]