Obituary: Michael McLaughlin

Michael McLaughlin, age 61, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015 at his home after a long illness. He was born on March 30, 1954 in Newark, New Jersey to Martin and Ethel (Reedy) McLaughlin. Michael married the love of his life, Lillian (Johnsen) … [Read more...]

Dames Celebrate 20 Years In Mesquite

The Desert Dames celebrated their 20th Birthday at The Oasis Grille Room Wednesday, April 22. The Desert Dames Half Notes were on hand to celebrate with a variety of fun and familiar tunes led by their director, Jan Blain. President Darlene Carpenter … [Read more...]

Beaver Dam Jam begins Friday

If all of the chaos around town is getting too much for you this weekend, take a short drive north on I-15 to Exit 8 where you will find the 8th Annual Beaver Dam Jam. Normally held during the first weekend of June, organizers moved it up a month to … [Read more...]

Spotlight on Eagles

An Eagle Court of Honor was held for 10 young men in Troop/Team/Crew 2314 sponsored by the Bunkerville 2nd Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This week, the MLN is proud to bring you special profiles on each of the young men w … [Read more...]

NDVS ROVER Program Schedules Visit to Mesquite May 5

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) Veterans Outreach “ROVER” Program continues its rural outreach so veterans and family members will be able to meet with a Veterans Service Officer (VSO) to learn about benefits and services they may be … [Read more...]

Obituary: Karen Tippel

Karen Anita Tippel, age 73, passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Las Vegas. She was born on May 30, 1941 in Denver, Colo. to George and Virginia Marker. Karen is survived by her husband, Jim; son, Dean (Gail) Tippel; and … [Read more...]

7th Annual ‘Smokin’ in Mesquite BBQ’ this weekend

Adding to this week’s festivities will be Mesquite Gaming’s 7th Annual Smokin’ in Mesquite competition at the CasaBlanca Resort, 950 W Mesquite Boulevard on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. with awards presented on Sunday at 6 p.m. It is esti … [Read more...]

Theatre group opportunities available

Do you ‘think outside of the box’? Do you want to be part of a fun team?? Board Positions The Virgin Valley Theatre Group’s Board of Trustees has vacancies to be filled.  They are looking for business-minded individuals who “think outside the bo … [Read more...]

Cub Scout “Super Hero” Day Camp

The annual Cub Scout Day Camp was held April 15-18 for Packs 2042, 2040, 2082, 2448, 2493, 2596, 2640, 2041, 2341, 2998 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Pack 8 sponsored by the Mesquite Resort Association. There were 12 … [Read more...]

Mesquite’s 1st Ward new Bishopric

Mesquite 1st Ward in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was reorganized on Sunday, April 18, 2015. Gilbert Felshaw was called as the Bishop with Barclay Smith, 1st Counselor and Sam Martinez, 2nd Counselor. Pictured above, left to … [Read more...]