Phoenix (Rising from the Ashes) Benefit

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  Some of our community members lost their home and everything they own. The family needs to raise funds to move a mobile home that has been donated to them. The cost of moving the home can range from $3,000-$5,000. We're asking the community … [Read more...]

Retirement Reception at J.L. Bowler Elementary School

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J.L. Bowler is holding a reception for retiring staff. Teachers Kristin Marshall and Nancy Burton and Custodian Larry Wait will retire at the end of this school year. Former students and parents are invited to a reception held in their honor Thursday … [Read more...]

Memorial Day in Beaver Dam

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Memorial Day is a day to observe and honor those who have died defending our country and our liberty. Many communities around the US hold small services in cemeteries where veterans are laid to rest and Beaver Dam cemetery is the resting place of … [Read more...]

New library breaks ground

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Approaching triple digit weather, many community members and former city officials came together with Mesquite’s current administration to welcome Mesquite’s newest library as it begins its building process. Officials and Trustees with the Las … [Read more...]

Youth Center sets summer hours

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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...]

We the People Hearing

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J.L. Bowler Elementary School fifth grade students participated in a simulated congressional hearing Thursday, May 18th, as a part of the "We the People" program. "We the People . . . The Citizen and the Constitution" is a nationally acclaimed civic … [Read more...]

New Meters to Help Us Serve You Better

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This summer, Overton Power District No. 5 (OPD), will start a three year project to upgrade our metering system. OPD will be installing new, automated meters starting June 2017, this project is estimated to be completed over the next three (3) years … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Services May 29

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The annual Memorial Day Service will be held at Veterans Park, 501 Hillside Dr., and will begin promptly at 7:45 a.m. The event, which has welcomed an ever-growing crowd over recent years, is expected to last about 30 minutes. Attendees are … [Read more...]

Charter moves on to final steps

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The Nevada Assembly on Government Affairs Committee met on May 18 and unanimously passed SB56, also known as the new Charter for the City of Mesquite. “At some point this week, it should go to the full Assembly for a vote,” said Warren Hardy, … [Read more...]

Mesquite opens new cemetery

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The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce joined with the City of Mesquite officials and community members to welcome a new cemetery, which has opened phase one of three. Upon completion, the cemetery will cover over 18 acres. Phase one has cost the city … [Read more...]