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...]

The Mousetrap that’s sure to kill

You’ll never be able to listen to the nursery rhyme “Three Blind Mice” quite the same way after you see the Virgin Valley Theatre Group’s version of Agatha Christie’s world’s longest running play “The Mousetrap” but putting first things first, they mu … [Read more...]

Tis the Season

It’s a great season to become an artist and Bunny Wiseman just held her first Beginner’s Oil Painting Class of the year on Tuesday, Aug. 1. She had a wonderful turnout for the first class and even got a drop-in visit from a traveling family of four wh … [Read more...]

4-H youth attend Southern Area 4-H camp at Lake Tahoe

Four counselors and five campers from Northeast Clark County attended the 2017 Southern Area 4-H Camp at Lake Tahoe July 23-28. A total of 40 youth from 3 locations in the Southern Area of Nevada participated in the annual camp. In addition, 11 … [Read more...]

Tacos and Bandidos

By Barb King True to her wish list this year, Marianne Johnstone  has held her seventh monthly mystery dinner play.  This time the participants were at a fiesta in Adios, Mexico.  They were gathered on the patio of the Hasta La Vista Cantina to sol … [Read more...]

Eagle Scout honors

An Eagle Court of Honor was held July 6, 2017 for Wyatt Hillius, Jeager Lee, and Timothy Maui'a -Moeai, members of Troop 2488 sponsored by the Mesquite 3rd Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Wyatt built a pergola over the picnic … [Read more...]

4-H Club fares well at livestock show

Eleven Moapa Valley 4-H youth members participated in the 2017 Nevada Junior Livestock Show May 12-17 at the Reno Livestock Events Center. Club members raised and participated in classes in beef, goat, sheep, swine and livestock skill-a-thon. All … [Read more...]

Rotary elects new officers

At its annual awards dinner on June 13, the Rotary Club of Mesquite’s noon chapter changed officers for the next year. Outgoing President Keith Buchhalter said he has enjoyed his time at the helm, but it’s time to see the club grow through someone … [Read more...]

Youth Center sets summer hours

Starting June 1, the DaySprings Youth Center will be open to teens ages 13 – 18 Mondays through Saturdays from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Volunteers are still being sought to help in various shifts and can apply by calling 702-427-3854. The center hosted … [Read more...]