ROVER here next Tuesday

The Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) Veterans Outreach “ROVER” Program will visit so veterans and family members will be able to meet with a Veterans Service Officer (VSO) to learn about benefits and services they may be eligible for but … [Read more...]

Cooking Tips Offered for Safe Thanksgiving

The Clark County Fire Department is reminding residents to be safe cooks on Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season. Cooking is a leading cause of home fires. Nationally, Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for cooking-related fires, … [Read more...]

Festival kicks off holiday season

If the Christmas decorations in the stores before Halloween weren’t evidence enough that the holiday season is upon us there should would have been no doubt after attending the Festival of Trees which was Sponsored by the Mesquite Arts Council and h … [Read more...]

Virgin Valley Garbage & Disposal Route changes for Thanksgiving Day

Residential trash service (90 gallon containers) will not be picked up on Thursday, November 27 (Thanksgiving Day). Residents are asked to have their cans out on Friday, November 28, by 6 a.m. This schedule change does not affect commercial … [Read more...]

‘They Raised Their Hand’ book signing held at Vet Center

Jim Carrick held a book signing at the Mesquite Vet Center Saturday morning to highlight the publishing of his book ‘They Raised Their hand’. Carrick a Mesquite resident since 2008 writing career began with a piece entitled Veterans Corner which wa … [Read more...]

American Red Cross encourages donors to make a blood donation before the holiday season

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make a point to give blood before the busy holiday season arrives. Blood donations often decline between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day as people become busy with holiday festivities. Donors a … [Read more...]

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...]