Mesquite Sky Awashed with Color and Fun

The Fifth Annual Mesquite Hot Air Balloon Festival was held on Jan. 23 and 24 with spectacular sights of 37 colorful balloons taking flight. One of those balloons belongs to new part-time residents of Mesquite, Ingrid and Steve Martell and is … [Read more...]

Motor Mania hits Mesquite

The annual Mesquite Motor Mania classic car show event arrived in town over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with over 700 cars. All types of motor classics were represented including street rods, vintage racers and motorbikes. The show was easy to … [Read more...]

35 Colorful Hot Air Balloons to Fill Sky Over Mesquite

The “Mesquite Hot Air Balloon Festival” is set to launch into its fifth year of dazzling guests with the sights and sounds of over 30 hot air balloons taking flight over scenic southern Nevada. The fifth annual festival will take place Jan. 23 and … [Read more...]

Motor Mania Will Rev Up Mesquite

In what is set to be one of the biggest events for the Mesquite and surrounding communities, approximately 800 classic and custom cars will descend on Mesquite Jan. 15 through 17 as part of the eighth annual “Mesquite Motor Mania.” This event is fr … [Read more...]

January Brown Bag to feature Ms Senior Mesquite

On January 5, 2016 at noon the Mesquite Fine Arts will present a program about the Ms. Senior Mesquite Pageant featuring Loretta Green and Sharon Gosdis. Green and Gosdis have been part of the pageant and Green was crowned Ms. Senior Mesquite 2015. … [Read more...]

Golf Fore Kids continues success

Just a few years ago, Mesquite Police Department and Fire & Rescue volunteers only needed a couple pick-up trucks to transport all the toys and gifts from gathered at local golf courses during the Golf Fore Kids tournament to the CasaBlanca Event … [Read more...]

Inaugural Light Parade in Photos

All photos by Stephanie Frehner. Go to our Facebook page for a full video of the parade. More videos and photos will also appear in the December 17 edition of the Mesquite Local News' annual Holiday Special. … [Read more...]

Mesquite-Toes Tap Team Kicks Off 2015 Fall Season

The Mesquite-Toes Tap Team kicks off their fall season with a trip to Las Vegas on Sunday, Sep. 27 to compete in the Nevada Senior Games. There are 24 dancers who will be competing. Nine numbers have been entered in various categories including tap … [Read more...]

Kids for Sports’ Nancy Hewett takes cookie awards

In addition to the other July 4th festivities, the Eureka Casino and Resort hosted a Cookie Contest inside their Seasons Lounge last Saturday. Nancy Hewett, one of the lead organizers of the Kids for Sports Foundation, submitted two entries that took … [Read more...]

Returning to their roots

“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature a … [Read more...]