Smith’s gives generously to community

Over the Christmas Holiday, Smith’s Food and Drug cashiers asked the generous people of Mesquite to donate to “Bringing Hope to the Table” and the results were tremendous. The Virgin Valley Community Food Bank received gift cards totaling $1,18 … [Read more...]

A Jewish Wedding on Friday the Thirteenth

Friday the thirteenth may not be everyone’s idea of the perfect anniversary but for Jesse and Miriam Samuels it’s the perfect day to add to their already fairytale romance. The couple met on a dating web site and it only took half of the first dat … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Hunt

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Fundraiser for grads is fun for guests

The key to a great “fundraiser” Is FUN.   The Mesquite Community Education Fund and Virgin Valley High School students certainly lived up to that idea as they welcomed guests to the 2018 Spring Fling “Cherry Blossom Time” on March 21.   Chef Chris Noo … [Read more...]

Family Discovery Day was a fun learning experience

The Mesquite Nevada Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints hosted it’s annual “Family Discovery Day” on Saturday March 17th, and made it a St. Patrick’s Day to remember.  This year’s event was themed “Family History: Family Fun” and … [Read more...]

Pub crawl celebrates Irish heritage

Many European cities have public pub crawls that act as social gatherings for the local expatriate communities and tourists. These crawls focus on the social aspect of meeting new friends and being introduced to new bars in a strange city. On St. … [Read more...]

Mesquite Madness Bicycle Races

There’s no limit to the amount of activity you’ll see on any given day in Mesquite especially when the town is a huge draw for sports enthusiasts and active seniors. Residents expect that with the onslaught of tourists there is also an increase of tra … [Read more...]

Bravo, VVHS Musical!

The Virgin Valley High School theatre and music students staged a gigantic production of “High School Musical” this past week.  The audience had lots to cheer for as the huge cast sang and danced its way through a delightful rendition of the Disn … [Read more...]

Community Forum with City Manager Andy Barton

Community members are invited to meet with Andy Barton, Mesquite City Manager, at 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 22. This open forum will be held at Mesa View Regional Hospital, located at 1299 Bertha Howe Avenue.  The forum is open to all Mesquite … [Read more...]

Mesquite Women’s Center

Jean Watkins is without a doubt someone that anyone would have called a pioneer or trailblazer back in the day. Some people would have a different term for it today such as self-starter, go-getter or even innovator; others might even use the term … [Read more...]