Mesquite Toes bring out the Who’s from Whoville

The Mesquite Toes Tap Team graced the stage at the Mesquite Community Theatre for their local Christmas Benefit Concert for the Virgin Valley Food Bank for the 11th year on Dec. 10 and 11. The concert drew large audiences for all three of the … [Read more...]

Mesa View Hospital announces Employees of the Year

Mesa View Hospital held their annual employee Holiday Party on Dec. 10 in the Mesa View Hospital Lobby ultimately announcing Employees of the Year. Mesa View Hospital staff members Rob Fuller, Nancy Seck, Mitch Fransen and Hospital CEO Patty … [Read more...]

Community Calendar Dec. 10 – 16, 2015

The 11th  Annual Golf Fore Kids will be teeing off this morning at the Falcon Ridge, Palms, Canyons and Conestoga Golf Courses with the shotgun start set for 9 a.m. The annual event has raised more than $400,000 over the past years and has … [Read more...]

Christmas with the Donkeys is a delight

Hordes of Mesquite citizens flocked to Scenic, Arizona on Dec. 5 to spend Christmas with the donkeys at the Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue.  Visitors were treated to free hot dogs, chips and home baked goodies. Donkeys were treated to whatever snack … [Read more...]

Christmas Concert banishes ‘Nasty, Wasty Skunk

When Larry LeMieux was asked six years ago to put together a community Christmas concert he said, “Sure.”  He thought he had enough talented friends to gather a nice group of entertainers for the Mesquite audience to enjoy and he was right. When he … [Read more...]

Community Calendar Dec. 3-9, 2015

Larry LeMieux and The Greater Mesquite Arts Foundation are ready to entertain you with their sixth annual Community Christmas Show.  The musical variety show has several skits which are written and directed by Jenna Grubb and Matt McDonald and … [Read more...]

Mac-Spec-Tac honors Tree Festival art winners

The Mac-Spec-Tac Christmas show which was held at the Virgin Valley High School on Nov. 24 had spectacular performers but lacked the audience they deserved. Jim Boatright opened the show with some country Christmas songs and a few classics from … [Read more...]

Ethan’s Memorial Dedication

On Nov. 25 the students and faculty members of Virgin Valley Elementary School and supporters of Ethan’s Team held a memorial dedication to Ethan Mendenhall.  Ethan, who was 10 years old, passed away on October 28, 2014 after being diagnosed with St … [Read more...]

Church Calendar December 2015

Send all your special church activities to tphilswife@aol.com.  I’ll help you get the word out to your parishioners or those visiting Mesquite who would like to worship with you. We print the Church Calendar the first Thursday of every month in the … [Read more...]

Holst enjoys VVHS experience

Franziska Holst is an exchange student from North West Germany who is attending Virgin Valley High School for the 2015-16 school year. Holst is enjoying her time at VVHS saying, “It’s a much easier course of study and the days are much shorter tha … [Read more...]