Community gathers to honor local heroes

[slideshow_deploy id='1399']Mesquite citizens and Elks Lodge staff gathered Saturday, May 31, 2014 to honor local Police Officers and Emergency Personnel at the Elks Lodge on Riverside Road. After opening ceremonies, including Dennis Hangey … [Read more...]

First Mesquite Firehouse Now Part of Virgin Valley Heritage Museum

The Virgin Valley Heritage Museum is proud to announce that the original firehouse in Mesquite has been converted into additional display space for the Heritage Museum.  The addition of the old firehouse makes it possible for the public to see more … [Read more...]

Library District earns Medal for Service

On May 8, 2014 the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District earned the distinguished National Medal for Library Service, the nation's highest honor conferred on museums and libraries recognizing exceptional contributions and outstanding service to the … [Read more...]

Myers releases new book on

J L Myers, a published author, has just published his second book in the Midland Quest series, “The Age of Dragons” The adventures of James J Winslow, May 16, 2014 and will soon be available at This time, James will need help in his … [Read more...]

VVHS Football fundraiser tonight

Efforts to raise funds for the Virgin Valley High School Football Team continue tonight with a ‘Football Feast’ at the Eureka’s Town Square Buffet, 275 Mesa Blvd.,  tonight from 4 – 7 p.m. Prices for the meals will be adults $13.95, students … [Read more...]

Local dancers awarded first place

Relevé Dance Studio dancers competed at the KAR (Kids Artistic Revue) in Las Vegas last weekend and represented Mesquite well. Brynley Gorman received a first place trophy for her jazz solo in the 5-6 age division. Maddie and Kenzie Gorman … [Read more...]

Do It Best Corporation Donates to Animal Shelter

[slideshow_deploy id='105'] Do It Best Corporation on Pioneer Boulevard in Mesquite donated several pallets of dry dog and cat food to the Mesquite Animal Shelter. "We cannot tell you how grateful we are regarding your generous gesture and … [Read more...]

Local youth treated to baseball game fundraiser

[slideshow_deploy id='150'] On April 26 the first pitch was thrown and the game was on its way in Las Vegas. The Recreation Center and Nick Montoya set up a fundraiser with the Las Vegas 51's for the local Little League Baseball and Softball … [Read more...]

BMX track opens

Saturday, April 26, the chamber of commerce along with Mayor Wier met at 49 E. Old Mill Road (across from the recreation center) to have an official ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new BMX track. Several Months ago Ethan Richards and a group of … [Read more...]