Parenting isn’t easy

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Being a parent isn’t easy and whether you have an absolute angel or a child that challenges you daily, extra tools and support to help you do the best job you can as a parent are always a good idea. The Salvation Army Mesquite has historically … [Read more...]

A Cajun Killing

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In 1905 there was a brutal stabbing on a riverboat called The Magnolia Queen. The paddle-wheeler was headed from New Orleans to Memphis when the murder happened to Mr. Benton Thorne IV, a wealthy cotton plantation owner.  Locally in Mesquite, … [Read more...]

Grace Elizabeth Dallacroce-Obituary

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Grace Elizabeth Dallacroce, 90, passed away August 8, 2017 at her home in Mesquite, NV. Grace was born July 18, 1927 to Daniel Webster Kenny and Helen Grace Little in Pennsylvania. She married William Dallacroce on November 14, 2003 in St. George, … [Read more...]

WCFA Pets Needing People

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WCFA’s featured pets are Izzy and Missy.  Izzy (male) and Missy (female) are siblings hoping to find wonderful families to adopt them.  They are both altered and current on vaccines.  Izzy is a handsome gray and white stripe with patches of white.  … [Read more...]

New radKIDS

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On Friday, August 4, 2017, 22 local students graduated from a radKIDS course after 10 hours of instruction. Their ages range from 5 to 12 years old. Certified instructors Rod Frieling and Dena Hoff have taught the safety course in the valley for the … [Read more...]

Summer Scouting

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Boy Scouts from Virgin River Valley District have been on many exciting adventures this summer at camping and hiking. Twenty-One Varsity and Venture age scouts from Units 42, 488, 493, 596 and 498 sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day … [Read more...]

Packed up and ready to learn

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The cost of everything is going up and school supplies are no exception. School budgets are being cut, start of school supply lists are growing and parents are finding it hard to make up the difference. More than 16 million kids live in extreme … [Read more...]

Mesquite Animal Shelter Pet Listing August 11, 2017

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Vaccinating Your Pet To protect your pet from contagious diseases, keep his essential vaccinations up-to-date. This is important even if your pet is kept mostly indoors. Many contagious diseases are airborne and your pet could easily be exposed … [Read more...]

Third job fair coming Wednesday

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Mesquite Works will be holding its third of four job fairs on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the Rising Star Sports Ranch Grand Ballroom, 333 N. Sandhill Blvd, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The previous two job fairs have introduced hundreds of residents to … [Read more...]

Val Woods receives Silver Beaver Award

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Val Woods has been awarded the Silver Beaver Award for his 19 years of serving the boy scouts in Virgin Valley. The Silver Beaver Award is the highest award given to volunteer scouters. It is given to leaders who have served in many capacities in … [Read more...]