Honoring Griseyda

Members of the Mesquite Senior Center exercise program and employees attended a surprise tea party in honor of Griseyda Belalcazar, Senior Services Supervisor. The event was to recognize her for outstanding service to everyone who participates in … [Read more...]

Elk’s Donation

Mesquite Lodge # 2811 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in their continuing effort in supporting the Virgin Valley Little League Program donated a check of $ 2000 to Dan Wright VVLL President. The funds were derived from a Beacon Grant … [Read more...]

Come glow with us

Mesquite Rotary’s 11th Annual “Glow-in-The-Dark” Golf Ball Drop and first 5K Run/Walk will take place on Friday evening, September 29, 2017 behind the Rising Star Sports Resort. The Mesquite Recreation Center located at 100 W. Old Mill Road is … [Read more...]

Super Run Classic Car Show coming to Mesquite

On the heels of the record-breaking 2017 Mesquite Motor Mania event, Mesquite Gaming, owner of Casablanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel has added a second car show to its annual lineup of family-friendly offerings. In partnership with the Las Vegas … [Read more...]

The Mesquite Council of the Knights of Columbus to Host First Responders Appreciation Ceremony & 9/11 Commemorative Service

The Knights of Columbus is sponsoring its annual First Responders Appreciation Ceremony & 9/11 Commemorative Service at La Virgen de Guadalupe Catholic Church at 401 Canyon Crest Drive in Mesquite. The service will start at 2 p.m. on Monday Sept. … [Read more...]

Parenting isn’t easy

Being a parent isn’t easy and whether you have an absolute angel or a child that challenges you daily, extra tools and support to help you do the best job you can as a parent are always a good idea. The Salvation Army Mesquite has historically … [Read more...]

A Cajun Killing

In 1905 there was a brutal stabbing on a riverboat called The Magnolia Queen. The paddle-wheeler was headed from New Orleans to Memphis when the murder happened to Mr. Benton Thorne IV, a wealthy cotton plantation owner.  Locally in Mesquite, … [Read more...]

New radKIDS

On Friday, August 4, 2017, 22 local students graduated from a radKIDS course after 10 hours of instruction. Their ages range from 5 to 12 years old. Certified instructors Rod Frieling and Dena Hoff have taught the safety course in the valley for the … [Read more...]

Summer Scouting

Boy Scouts from Virgin River Valley District have been on many exciting adventures this summer at camping and hiking. Twenty-One Varsity and Venture age scouts from Units 42, 488, 493, 596 and 498 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day … [Read more...]

Val Woods receives Silver Beaver Award

Val Woods has been awarded the Silver Beaver Award for his 19 years of serving the boy scouts in Virgin Valley. The Silver Beaver Award is the highest award given to volunteer scouters. It is given to leaders who have served in many capacities in … [Read more...]