New President installed at Young Singles Branch

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The Young Singles Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received a new Presidency on June 15, 2014. The new President is James DeLaMare with his 1st Counselor, Alan Hepworth and his 2nd Counselor, Danny Decker. … [Read more...]

Parents Are People Too

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There was a quite unassuming demeanor that floated around my mom.  But when you got her going she was a kick in the pants.  After my parents married they grew up together, fast. I may sound like a history teacher but it was after WWII, the big … [Read more...]

The Promise

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“The Promise” by Ann Weisgarber c.2013, 2014, Skyhorse Publishing $24.95 / $32.99 Canada 310 pages It was a vow you took very seriously. Friends forever, you said in school. Til death do you part, you uttered in front of an altar. Semper fi, … [Read more...]

Florkowski and Schaloske win National titles in North American One-Armed Golfers Association Tourney in Mesquite

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Jesse Florkowski won the one-arm unassisted title and Klaus Schaloske the arm assisted  Thursday in the North American One-Armed Golfers Association (NAOAGA) National Championship in Mesquite, Nevada. Florkowski defeated Xander Dobreff in match … [Read more...]

Tippi Hedren Talks “Marnie” at 50, and More

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[slideshow_deploy id='1667'] Released in the summer of 1964, “Marnie” wasn’t a typical Alfred Hitchcock thriller. While a moderate success at the box office, the eponymous psychological mystery was panned by some critics at the time. “People … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals – June 13, 2014

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June Tip of the Month: June marks the beginning of summer here in the valley, and we have come up with a few tips for you and your pet. As our community grows, and the number of dogs increases, we hear more and more about barking dogs and … [Read more...]

Youth Fireside and Dance

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The Mesquite, Nevada Stake Center was a gathering place for young people from the Virgin and Moapa Valleys on May 17th. The two groups consisting of young men and women from the ages of 12 years to 18 years of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day … [Read more...]

The Man in the Moon in June

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[slideshow_deploy id='1643'] From Rich Killian's patio Thursday night (June 12, 2014) the moon appeared amazing in Mesquite... Photo Rights belong to Rich Killian. … [Read more...]

Lions Name Lion of the Year- Honor Scholarship Winner – Install New Board and Induct New Member

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During the June Meeting of the Mesquite Lions, Bruce Allsop was named Lion of the Year.  Bruce has been a long time Lion and has been a member of the Mesquite Lions for 6 years. He has served in many capacities.  He has also been the “Lion Tamer” for … [Read more...]

New chief getting familiar with town

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Kash Christopher started his job as Mesquite fire chief about two weeks ago, and so far the job has been as good as he expected it to be. “We have some really good paramedics,” he said. “I’ve watched them in action a couple of times. They’re very … [Read more...]