Sun City celebrates 10 years

by Abbey Snow Photos by Samuel Snow Sun City Mesquite held its 10-year anniversary on Nov. 17, where close to 400 residents gathered for food, fun and entertainment. The celebration began in the lobby of the Pioneer Center, where residents en … [Read more...]

It’s going to look a lot like Christmas

It may look a lot like Christmas when you see a parade of lights coming down the boulevard but when you add benefit to the light parade, it feels a lot like Christmas too. Each year the community has generously donated non-perishable food … [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...]

Red kettles and bell ringers

You know it’s the Christmas season when you see volunteers with red kettles outside of local retailers ringing the bell for The Salvation Army.   From now until Christmas Eve, these friendly faces will be at Walmart, Smith’s, Walgreens, Ace Hardware a … [Read more...]

Project Blue Light Honors Law Enforcement

By Abbey Snow Mesquite again is preparing for "Project Blue Light" to show support for our local and national law enforcement by displaying blue lights in a variety of ways during the holiday season.   Communications Dispatch Supervisor at Mes … [Read more...]

Another year, another great Disney musical

Bowler Elementary School students and staff have cast and begun rehearsals for “The Lion King,” and their second year in the Disney Musicals in School program with the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. DMS presents a special opportunity for pub … [Read more...]

Smith signs with Drexel University

Ty Smith, one of the most decorated wrestlers in Virgin Valley High School history, will trade in his green and white Bulldog singlet for the navy blue and gold of Drexel University next season. After a relentless recruiting battle by several … [Read more...]

‘Yee Haw’ fundraiser supports VVHS senior scholarships

By Abbey Snow Photos by Samuel Snow The Mesquite Community Education Foundation hosted a fundraising event Nov 14 at Virgin Valley High School to benefit graduating seniors with scholarship money to help them seek post high school train … [Read more...]

Shoppers Simply Indulge

On Saturday, Nov. 11, Mesquite citizens and visitors to the area were able to simply indulge themselves in a shopping event that was held at the Rising Star Sports Ranch. The Simple Indulgence shopping event is in its second year and going … [Read more...]

Women pilots dominate Mesquite skies

The skies over Mesquite were quite full Friday morning, Nov. 10, as the Rio Colorado Chapter of the Ninety-Nines began a two-day, 600-mile race that took them through three states and ended at Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Sixteen airplanes, most … [Read more...]