Knights of Columbus Soccer Challenge

The Mesquite Council  Knights of Columbus # 13754 held its annual Soccer Challenge on Saturday Oct. 20 at the Rec Center soccer fields.  The Soccer Challenge was open to boys and girls ages 9 through 14.  Soccer Challenge organizers Jonathan … [Read more...]

Donations Sought for Community Thanksgiving Dinner

On Wednesday, Nov. 21 from noon to 6 p.m., the Mesquite Senior Center will host a complementary community Thanksgiving meal. This annual tradition of feeding over 1,500 residents from Mesquite, Bunkerville and the surrounding areas is only possible … [Read more...]

MSgt Raymond Gene Rodgers-Obituary

MSgt Raymond Gene Rodgers, 82, passed away November 2, 2018.  Ray was born to Evelyn and Eugene Rodgers in Detroit, Michigan. However, it was his stepfather, George Aaron Griggs, who positively impacted his choices in life. After graduating from high … [Read more...]

MLN apologizes to Karen Fielding

The Mesquite Local News issues a sincere and deep apology to Mesquite City Council candidate Karen Fielding for not publishing an advertisement for her campaign in the Thursday Nov. 1 printed issue. We take full responsibility for our mistake. In … [Read more...]

Mesquite Animal Shelter Pet Listing November 2, 2018

First week in November is National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week Approximately 3,500 animal shelters across the United States serve the estimated 6-8 million homeless animals who need refuge each year, and many more animals find themselves in … [Read more...]

“Through Jesus Life Finds Meaning”

By Travis Lauterbach Solomon says there’s “a time to be born, and a time to die” (Ecclesiastes 3:2). What’s going to happen to you when you die? That question doesn’t seem to get much attention these days. I encourage people to think about … [Read more...]

Please Help Preserve our Rock Art!

A treasured rock art panel in Gold Butte National Monument (GBNM) has been vandalized again. This panel, commonly known as the “Mud Wash” rock art site, is the only petroglyph panel in GBNM that is accessible by vehicle. Bullet holes, graffiti, … [Read more...]

Senior Menu Nov.1-7, 2018

Thursday, Nov. 1: Poppy seed chicken, salad w/ranch, green beans, peaches Friday, Nov. 2: Shepherd’s pie, fresh spinach, Italian dressing, apricot bran muffins, banana Monday, Nov. 5: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes & gravy, green … [Read more...]

Theater Group set to open season’s first production

Overture, curtains, lights; this is it, the night of nights. No more rehearsing and nursing a part; we know every part by heart. Overture, curtains, lights; this is it, we'll hit the heights; and oh what heights we'll hit. On with the show this is … [Read more...]

Being healthy is more than just being active

The Mesquite Senior Games sponsored their First Annual Fitness Fair in the new Mesquite Library Courtyard on Saturday, Oct. 27. Most of the Senior Games events were represented and each had a physical activity for visitors to partake in. If … [Read more...]