It only took a minute

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The Las Vegas-Summerlin Lions Club, which has adopted Mesquite for the past few years, held its annual Easter egg hunt at Marilyn Redd Park on April 15. Sixteen volunteers with the club strategically placed 2,500 plastic eggs filled with candy and … [Read more...]

NRA fundraiser dinner May 5

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The Mesquite Friends of NRA are putting on their annual fundraiser dinner at the Rising Star Sports Ranch, 333 N. Sandhill Blvd., on May 5 with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Tickets start at $50 and include dinner and a presentation. Special … [Read more...]

DaySprings opens with warm community welcome

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As in true Mesquite fashion, the newest facility for the local youth received a grand reception on April 7 as DaySprings Ranch Youth Center opened its doors for the first time to nearly 150 teens and community leaders. The center, located at 221 … [Read more...]

Rinsing away the dust

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The Mesquite Rotary and Beaver Dam Interact Club members held their car wash/fundraiser on Saturday, April 1. After the wind and rains hit Mesquite on Thursday and Friday, March 30 and 31 , Mesquite residents flocked to the car washes Saturday … [Read more...]

Unfortunate timing trumps potential

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As is the case this time of year, every year, in Mesquite, timing and scheduling kept an event for a good cause and the hard work it took to plan the event from reaching its full potential. Everything that happens does so in a very short six … [Read more...]

“Hog Callin” Fundraiser a success

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The Mesquite Elks Lodge held its annual Nevada State Elks Major Project fundraiser Saturday, March 18, which raises funds for the Safe Haven child protective services and domestic violence programs. The event is called a “Hog Callin’”. Over 70 Elks … [Read more...]

Lion’s Club host annual Easter Egg Hunt

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On Saturday, April 15, the Las Vegas-Summerlin Lion’s Club will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt at Marilyn Redd Park starting promptly at 9 a.m. The event is open to all ages 10 and younger, who will be divided into different age groups to … [Read more...]

Eagle Scout Project

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Saturday March 25, Eagle Scout project benefits the Mesquite Animal Shelter. The shelter employees and volunteers would like to extend a big thanks to Boy Scout Troop #2488 - Timothy Moeai's Eagle Project. The bench sits in front of the shelter; … [Read more...]

New youth center to open April 7

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A dream for many families in Mesquite is about to happen. It is also a dream that Dennis and Michaela Lee have had for years. “We have been wanting to do this for years, but it finally started coming together three years ago,” said Dennis Lee. … [Read more...]

Straley named Exalted Ruler

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It took 18 long years, but after helping create the Mesquite Elks Lodge #2811, Harold Straley has been named Exalted Ruler for 2017-2018 during the annual installation ceremony on March 25. Straley brought the Elks to Mesquite in 1999 with a small … [Read more...]