In honor of their service

There are five of them representing the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard standing tall and proud, honoring those men and women who served in the U.S. armed forces and are, or will be, buried in the new Mesquite Cemetery. The six foot … [Read more...]

Female Veterans, WHCC wants you!

Mesquite’s new Women’s History and Cultural Center is beginning its days by calling out to women veterans for their information. The main mission of the WHCC, for starters, is to build a list of female veterans for several reasons. The first rea … [Read more...]

Mesquite Republican Women’s Club Honor Veterans

By Abbey Snow The Mesquite Republican Women’s Club gathered Wednesday afternoon at the Mesquite Veterans Center to honor those Veterans who have served our country. President of the Mesquite Republican Women's Club, Janey Castro, said the group … [Read more...]

1000 Flags Ceremony Honors Las Vegas Victims

By Abbey Snow Photos by Samuel Snow The Exchange Club of Mesquite held a ceremony Saturday evening on the west field of the Mesquite Recreation Center where 1,000 flags were placed on Sunday, Nov. 5, for the 12th annual "One Thousand Flags … [Read more...]

Veteran Center donation

Larry Lemieux, left center, presented $4,250 to Mesquite Veteran Center representatives on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The money was the proceeds from the First Annual Hangar Dance on Nov. 4, right after the Veteran’s Day Parade, at the Mesquite Airport. L … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police honor Veterans

The Mesquite Police Department loves our veterans, and we love Veterans Day.  On November 8th, members of the Mesquite Police Department and the Mesquite Fire Department were able to watch the 11th Armored Calvary Regiment Horse Detachment from Fort … [Read more...]

For those who defend our liberty

Skies overhead provided the white and the blue while the men, women and children on the ground remembered, celebrated and prayed for those who shed the red on the battlegrounds for our freedom; Mother Nature and memories filled day with the colors of … [Read more...]

Mesquite honors veterans at memorial service

Mesquite honored its veterans during the annual memorial service held before the 21st Annual Veterans Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 4. As is the tradition, a plaque honoring this year’s parade Grand Marshal was awarded to Bob Barquist, a Vietnam c … [Read more...]

Veterans Health Fair

By Abbey Snow Photos by Samuel Snow   Veterans and their spouses steadily poured into the Sun City Mesquite Pioneer Center Saturday morning for the annual Veterans Health Fair to receive a variety of health screenings, services, and … [Read more...]

Hangar Dance and Show added to Veterans Festivities

Honoring our veterans is something that makes everyone feel great. On Nov. 4, we're going to do it up right. Join the members of the Black and White Ball at the first annual Hangar Dance and show immediately following the Veteran's Day parade. This … [Read more...]