This Week In History Dec. 24, 2014

December 25th 1877; Heavy drizzling rain. Christmas Dance moved to New Year's Eve. December 31st 1877; A dance floor was built out of rough pine planks. The walls were made of canvas with one side open a huge bonfire was built. Accordion was … [Read more...]

This Week in History, Dec. 19, 2014

Dec 23 1867: huge flood hits beaver dam settlement. December 18 1928:  A meeting is held to organize funds to build the relief society house. (located on 21 North Willow Street.) … [Read more...]

This Week in History Dec. 11, 2014

December 1913 Virgin Valley High School Basketball team beats Las Vegas, Winning the silver championship cup for the first time. (On display at the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum) December 14 1973 I-15 pass officially opens through the Virgin River … [Read more...]

This week in history Dec. 4, 2014

December 9 1911 a friendly match of baseball happened between the Mesquite Boys and Bunkerville Boys. December 8 1990 Mesquite Airport dedicated. … [Read more...]

This Week In History Nov. 20, 2014

November 24th 1878 -Brother Hammond brought a thrashing machine to Bunkerville. November 25th 1877 -Special meeting called to discuss the feelings of Edward Leavitt and others of how things were being used in the order. November 1877 Myron Alma … [Read more...]

This Week In History Nov. 13, 2014

November 17th 1900 Edward Bunker Sr. passes away in Mexico. November 19th 1919 Zion National Monument changed to Zion National Park. … [Read more...]

This Week In History Nov. 6, 2014

November 1878- Bunkerville Voting precinct established. November 11 1897; The Mesquite Branch of the Relief Society was organized. (The women's organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) November 11, 1918 was set as … [Read more...]

This Week In History Oct. 30, 2014

October 31st 1864; Nevada officially becomes a state. Nevada day became a holiday in 1933. November 1882 only ten families reside on Mesquite Flats (Now Mesquite) November 1914 Virgin Valley High School beats Overton. Winning the silver … [Read more...]

This Week In History Oct. 24

October 23rd to October 29th October, 1877- Construction of Grist Mill and Coton Gin begins. October, 1906- Worst flood witnessed in 64 years. -Albert Frehner. October, 29, 1912- Another flood---"This one broke the camel's back" Ira Earl. … [Read more...]

This week in history, Oct. 17

October 1867- Brigham Young extends the call to 158 men to settle the Muddy Mission (This area included the Virgin Valley, Moapa, Logandale and Overton) October 1911- Willam E. Woodbury of St. George introduces "Hoops" (Basketball) to the … [Read more...]