This week in history 6-8-17

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June 11, 1909: A U.S. Geological Surveyor came in on the mail last week and took a trip to the Key West Mine. June 9, 1917: Clark County responded to the call of the President in a patriotic manner Tuesday when 685 men between the age of 21 - 30 … [Read more...]

This week in history June 1-7

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June 1, 1916: Joseph H Reber has a new grain binder and is busy cutting grain. June 5, 1909: The harvest is on in earnest and most of the barley is already in the shock and much of the wheat is ripening fast. The second crop of alfalfa is ready … [Read more...]

This week in history May 25-31

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May 31, 1882: 15 families and a total of 71 inhabitants live on the flat (Now Mesquite) May 25, 1908: Telephone line between Mesquite and Bunkerville is doing business, and everybody is finding it a convenience. May 3, 1911: Henry Leavitt and … [Read more...]

This week in history May 18-24

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May 20, 1909: Our telephone line reached Littlefield -- We can now say Hello for .20 cents. May 24, 1909: Orange Earl is re-shingling the old Earl home which he bought. May 18, 1912: David Houston bought Mrs. Zilpha Gurero's home in … [Read more...]

This week in history May 11-17

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May 12, 1915: 8 students graduate Virgin Valley High School (the first graduating class). May 14, 1914: J. Lewis Pulsipher and William E. Woodbury had telephones put in their houses. May 14, 1999: Grand opening of the Rec Center. May 14, … [Read more...]

This week in history May 4-10

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May 1922: Class motto "Push, Pull or get out of the way" May 1, 2001: Ribbon cutting for the Senior Center. May 5 2013: Demolition of the Oasis Begins. May 9, 2001: Oasis sold to the Casablanca. May 10, 1999: First meeting of the Virgin Valley … [Read more...]

This week in history April 27-May 3

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April 25, 1910: George Hebron Bowler arrives in Mesquite bringing his passion for music, teaching choral and instrumental music at the school. April 30, 1914: Men working on telephone line came home today. Line is almost complete. May 1, 2001: … [Read more...]

This week in history April 20-26

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April 20 1902: A committee of four was appointed to be in charge of the old folk’s party. April 22 2014: Mayor Mark Weir resigns. April 23 1877: Cotton planting began and continued through June 1st. April 25 1910: George Hebron Bowler … [Read more...]

This week in history April 13-19

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April 13, 2000: Groundbreaking new city hall. April 16, 1909: Rio Virgin Telephone Company/Telegraph Company now has enough wire to connect Bunkerville, NV, Mesquite, NV and Littlefield, AZ. … [Read more...]

This week in history April 6-12

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April 7, 1917: The board of county commissioners met in regular session Thursday and remained in session as the ‘Highway Commission’ until Friday. Chairman Fayle presided, with members Smith and Darling. The clerk and District Attorney were both … [Read more...]