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...]

Mesquite gaming win drops for April

The Nevada State Gaming Control board reported Mesquite’s gaming revenue for the month of April fell 4.16 percent compared to the same time frame from 2013. From April 1 through 30 of 2014, Mesquite casinos posted a gaming win of $10,099,466, c … [Read more...]

Overton Power: General manager gets raise, new contract

Mendis Cooper, general manager of the Overton Power District, received a $3,561 raise retroactive to January 2014, as voted upon by the board of directors last week. Cooper also received a three-year contract, which will go into effect in … [Read more...]

Beaver Dam honors Veterans

[slideshow_deploy id='1081']On Monday, May 22, the Veterans Honor Guard that serves Beaver Dam, Bunkerville and Mesquite were on hand at the Beaver Dam Cemetery to honor the Veterans with a flag raising ceremony, gun salute and playing of … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite May 18 – 24, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for May 18 - 24, 2014.   May 18: Found Property: An Officer responded to a gas station on W Mesquite Blvd reference found property. Four i … [Read more...]

Delaney named to council; Splash pad to be re-bid

Cindi Delaney was unanimously approved as the newest city council member at the May 27 city council meeting. The council decid ed to appoint Delaney over 10 other candidates because she had the highest number of votes of the unsuccessful … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire Rescue Weekly Call Statistics May 19 – 25, 2014

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 5/19/2014 through 5/25/2014: Total Calls For Service: 38* 911 Transports: 22 Non Transports: 9 Inter-facility Transports: 6 Fire Related Incidents: 1 DELAYED 911 … [Read more...]

Mesquite Residents Gather to Honor Veterans

[slideshow_deploy id='1108']At an impressive ceremony lead by mayor Al Litman, veterans were honored on Memorial Day at Veteran’s Memorial Park. Speakers included state assemblyman Cresent Hardy who told the large crowd, “Why is it important to rem … [Read more...]

Litman ready for new role as mayor

Allan Litman was appointed mayor of Mesquite last week, filling the seat vacated when Mark Weir resigned his post after moving to St. George. Originally from Duluth, Minn., Litman moved to Mesquite in 2004 after living in Los Angeles and Hawaii. He … [Read more...]

Memorial Day services held Monday

Memorial Day services will be held Monday, May 27 at 7:45 a.m. at Veterans Park, across from Smith’s on Hillside Drive. Duration of the program will be about 45 minutes. Seating will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their own s … [Read more...]