Wiseman Honored at Hearts for Arts Annual Gala

For the sixth year the annual Hearts for the Arts dinner and auction held on Feb. 11 helped raise money to support the Mesquite Arts Community. Hearts for the Arts has also been the venue to honor one person in the community who has made a … [Read more...]

Elder Clem Returns from Mission

Elder Colby Clem returned after serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served for 2 years in the Oregon Salem Mission. Colby is the son of Charles and Gayla Clem of the Mesquite 1st Ward. Elder Colby Clem will speak … [Read more...]

Audition Call Comes for Theatre Group’s Next Play

The Virgin Valley Theatre Group will hold auditions for ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ on Thursday, Feb. 18 from 3-5 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 19 from 3-5 p.m. at the offices of the Mesquite Local News, 12 W. Mesquite Blvd. Unit #109 by Bowler Realty.  Dead Man' … [Read more...]

Moises Medina signs ‘Letter of Intent’ to Attend Dixie State University

Virgin Valley High School’s Moises Medina will continue to pursue his dream of becoming a professional soccer player by committing to Dixie State University in St. George Utah. Medina received a scholarship beginning in the fall of 2016. Medina will j … [Read more...]

Rec Center and Senior Center Holiday Hours

The Mesquite Recreation Center will reduce its operating hours on Monday Feb. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in observance of Presidents Day holiday. The Mesquite Community and Senior Center will be closed on Feb. 15 in observance of the holiday. … [Read more...]


MESQUITE, NV (Leisure Services Dept.) – Summer is fast approaching and for those responsible young adults looking for certification of becoming a lifeguard, the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services has set up special times and dates with t … [Read more...]

Community Calendar Feb. 11-17, 2016

Kris "Tanto" Paranto is one of the main characters in the recently-released movie “13 Hours” about the Sep. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. Paranto was one of the Rangers who tried to help rescue Ambassador Chris Stevens and others … [Read more...]

Mesquite Kids Fly with Peter and Wendy

When it comes to fostering an appreciation for the arts in the children in the local community, the Mesquite Arts Council goes for the gold and wins – every time. For nearly two generations they have continually adopted two programs each year and wor … [Read more...]

Political Cartoon ‘Caucuses’

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Church Calendar

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. You can view the full calendar anytime at  … [Read more...]