Book Sale raises over $1000 for summer reading

Last Saturday's book sale at the Mesquite Library to benefit the Summer Reads program was another huge success thanks to the community members who bought over 2000 books. This was the second book sale sponsored by the Mesquite Library, Mesquite … [Read more...]

Town Hall Meeting Regarding Benefits for Former Nevada Test Site & Uranium Workers

Cold War Patriots, a non-profit organization is conducting four town hall meetings to inform the community on issues which may affect former nuclear & uranium workers. The meetings will be held Thursday, November 6 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the … [Read more...]

Rotary ‘Golf Ball Drop’ fund raiser a win/win

The eighth annual Rotary Club’s ‘Golf Ball Drop’ and ‘Brickyard Plaza Block Party’ was not heavily attended as past events, due to weather worries, but went off without a hitch. The event began at 3 p.m. with a car show of classic and unusual vehicles … [Read more...]

Volunteers Do Make a Difference

As mentioned in a previous article, “Mesquite is a town full of civic organizations and non-profit groups.”  These groups and those volunteer opportunities focus mainly on adult or family situations and events. This article is about a different vol … [Read more...]

Saying goodbye to a hero

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Trick or Treat Tail-Gate

Join Highland Manor for a Howl-o-ween Event!  Bring your dogs in their costumes for our residents from Highland Manor Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation to enjoy.  There will be dog treats and a best-costume contest on Thursday, October 30, from 4 – … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police to Host Trunk or Treat on Halloween Night

The Mesquite Police Department will hold its 7th Annual Trunk or Treat at the Mesquite Rec Center west parking lot, on Friday, October 31st from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Deputy Chief Scott Taylor said “the event started as a way to provide a safe trick or t … [Read more...]

‘Zumbathon’ beat rocks recreation center Gym

Zumba dancers of all ages danced for charity Thursday evening at the Mesquite Sports and Leisure Department’s annual Zumbathon. Titled ‘Dance for the Cure’, dancers danced the evening away to a rhythmic Latin beat. The event raised money for the Mesqu … [Read more...]

Noon Rotary sets out for best Ball Drop fun yet

It’s that time of year again and the Noon Chapter of Mesquite Rotary is putting together its 8th Annual Glow in the Dark Golf Ball Drop & Block Party set for Saturday, November 1 from 4 – 6:30 p.m. at the Brickyard Plaza, 355 W Mesquite Bou … [Read more...]

Tenth Annual Veterans Health Fair held at Sun City

Pete Blair named Grand Marshall of Veterans Day Parade “We’re expecting about 200 veterans today,” said Mesquite Veterans Center president Ken Maynard prior to the opening ceremonies. “We have 20 vendors and exhibitors in the building.” Vet … [Read more...]