Scouts’ Food Drive brings in over 8,000 pounds of food

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On Saturday, Nov. 21, local Boy Scout Troops collected bags of food from throughout the community as part of their annual food drive. The supplies were then brought to the Salvation Army of Mesquite’s office at 355 W. Mesquite Blvd. Suite B50. The … [Read more...]

Upcoming Parade of Lights looks to be a hit with community

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With less than a week to go until Mesquite’s First Annual Parade of Lights takes place on Dec. 2, the community is all abuzz with excitement. While official registration closes Wednesday, Nov. 25, people are encouraged to come get some great ideas … [Read more...]

Salvation Army Kicks Off Kettle Drive; Need Volunteers

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The Mesquite Salvation Army kicked off their 2015 Red Kettle Campaign at noon on Monday, Nov. 23 at Walgreens, 329 N. Sandhill Blvd. The campaign began Monday, Nov. 23 at Walgreens, Smith’s Food & Drug Store and Lee’s Liquor with Walmart … [Read more...]

MLN Office Closed for holiday

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The Mesquite Local News office at 12 W. Mesquite Blvd Suite 109 will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 25 through Sunday, Nov. 29 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. If you need assistance, please call and leave a message at 702-346-6397 or email … [Read more...]

Los Rubios Taco Shop giving away 50 Turkeys

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Lonetti Pays Overdue Water Bill

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Although the Nov. 17 Virgin Valley Water District Meeting was short to begin with, it became even shorter as the board called their meeting that night. With Board President out of town, VVWD Board Vice President Barbara Ellestad stood in to delegate … [Read more...]

VVHS Band takes First Place

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The Virgin Valley High School Marching Band competed at Sierra Vista High School in Las Vegas on Nov. 15 and finished First in Music and Fourth overall in the Marble Class. Left to right are the Seniors in the band: Omar Flores, Andrew Galeana, … [Read more...]

1000 Flags Over Mesquite finishes biggest year yet

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This year’s 10th Annual 1000 Flags Over Mesquite proved to be the biggest one yet, with more participants and spectators than ever before. There were a total of 65 flags that were sponsored by the end of the event. “In the ten years of doing … [Read more...]

New C.E.R.T. Leadership promises bright future

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Mike Benham is no stranger to Fire Department functions or Emergency Response Organizations, but he is the new head of the Mesquite Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.). “Mike has had plenty of experience with emergency services,” said Fire … [Read more...]

Book sale raises money for Mesquite Reads

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From left to right are Jutta Normoyle, Lydia LeDuc, Lupe Guzeman, Jayne Kendrick (back), Aida Caron (front) and Nancy Hewett. The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Eureka Community Initiative raised just over $1,500 for the … [Read more...]