‘Mr. Softball’ Frank Pati retiring

There are many individuals that helped put Mesquite on the map, but one stands out a little taller than the rest. ‘Mr. Softball’, as he is known by aficionados of the sport of softball, Frank Pati is retiring at the end of the year. It has been twe … [Read more...]

Water district board gets schooled by fifth graders

It was an over-capacity crowd that filled the meeting room at the Virgin Valley Water District Tuesday night as Virgin Valley Elementary teacher, Ian Stratton, and his fifth grade class attended to show the water board how Mesquite can benefit from … [Read more...]

Council meeting shorter than expected

Below is the preliminary story that was printed in today's MLN. Applicable changes or developments are printed here in red. With Thanksgiving falling on a Thursday this year, as will Christmas and New Year’s Day, the Mesquite Local News published a … [Read more...]

Water District moves forward with repairs and rate increases

Tuesday’s meeting consisted of talks over bid repairs, backup plans and rate increases. The agenda item originally scheduled for the last meeting on November 4, but was tabled due to bidding issues, was finally awarded to Layne Christensen, as t … [Read more...]

Mercy Air Mesquite branch receives new helicopter

Training has begun for Mercy Air pilots and staff at Mesquite Airport as they begin familiarity training on a new helicopter manufactured by Agusta of Italy. The Agusta replaces a 1986 Bell which is showing its age. The Agusta is a twin engine ship … [Read more...]

‘One Thousand Flags over Mesquite’ run closes

The ninth annual, “One Thousand Flags over Mesquite’ hosted by The Exchange Club closed Sunday afternoon.  The week-long celebration honoring veterans and the flag of our country was well attended. Master of Ceremonies Paul Benedict began the day’s pr … [Read more...]

City Accepting Distinguished Citizen Nominations

The City Clerk’s Office is accepting nominations for the Mesquite Distinguished Citizen Recognition Award. Distinguished Citizens are a special group of residents, business owners and community leaders, who have contributed significantly to making M … [Read more...]

Museum prepares for a busy weekend

“When I was a Child” Workshop. Recording stories for the next generation On November 21, the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum will host a workshop taught by local historian Geraldine Zarate on how to record personal stories.  Ms. Zarate will share ide … [Read more...]

Larry LeMieux and the Mesquite Concert Series Go Country

The Mesquite Concert Series took the stage last Friday and Saturday at the Mesquite Community Theatre to begin its 2014-15 season. And just like Donny and Marie, this season opener is going a little bit country and a little bit … [Read more...]

Veterans Day celebration at ‘One Thousand Flags over Mesquite’

A large crowd gathered at the ‘One Thousand Flags over Mesquite’ display Tuesday in celebration of Veterans Day. From beginning to end the program hosted by the local Exchange Club of Mesquite moved the crowd openly. U.S.A.F. Veteran and Exchange Clu … [Read more...]