Community Calendar Nov. 5-11, 2015

Veterans Day celebrations will begin with a Veterans Memorial Service at 8 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Park located on Hillside Drive. At 10 a.m. the Veterans Parade will begin at North Willow Street and end at Arrowhead Street on Mesquite Blvd. … [Read more...]

Fright Night Got Hearts Racing

On Oct. 28 audience members were regaled with tales of the macabre written by Edgar Allen Poe.  The short stories and poems were brilliantly interpreted by Paul Benedict during ‘Fright Night’, hosted by the Virgin Valley Artists Asso … [Read more...]

German Exchange Student enjoying VVHS experience

Virgin Valley High School (VVHS) Exchange Student Naina Lange hails from Lower Saxony which is a region of Germany where they produce the Volkswagen automobiles. Lange holds a 2.3 grade average in Germany which is the equivalent of an American … [Read more...]

Community Calendar Oct. 29, 2015

Bring the kids on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum for some Trick-or-Treat fun. Come in costume and for a friendly trick (song, poem or story about your grandparents) receive a treat. After visiting the … [Read more...]

It’s a Brand New Dominos Pizza

The Dominos located at 360 North Sandhill Blvd., once owned by Randy Snow, has been sold to two young business partners Jodi Garner and Doug Reed. Garner and Reed are both 27 years old and if that doesn’t impress you enough, maybe the brand new a … [Read more...]

Angel Street Is a ‘Heavenly’ Production

The Virgin Valley Theatre Group’s motto is ‘Setting the Stage in Mesquite’ and after attending the opening performances of Angel Street on Oct. 16 at the Mesquite Community Theatre it became evident to the audience that they are ‘Setting the Stage’ to … [Read more...]

Community Calendar Oct. 22-28, 2015

The Flight of Fancy artist award reception is today at 4 p.m. at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, 15 W. Mesquite Blvd.  The public is welcome to come meet the artists and view the many wonderful works of local residents. Mesquite residents can come … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Carving Activity Draws a Crowd

Gooey, slimy, stringy gobs of pumpkin guts and colorful paints adorned the hands, and some mouths, of many Mesquite children on Saturday Oct. 17 when the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum opened up the yard for their pumpkin carving and painting … [Read more...]

10 Years of Spinning

Mayor Al Litman has been keeping mostly the ladies and himself fit for the past ten years in a “Spin” class he has been instructing since shortly after he arrived in Mesquite.   He has had the same dozen or so participants for that same amount of time … [Read more...]

You Can Grow Roses In The Desert

On Oct. 14, Mesquite citizens were treated to a special presentation by Dave Zeleniak.  The presentation was held at the Eureka Casino and sponsored by Eureka Community Initiative. Zeleniak, a resident of Sun City has been growing roses for … [Read more...]