Featured Shelter Animals, August 1, 2014

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Pets in Rental Housing Approximately 8 million animals end up in shelters each year, and moving-related issues are among the most common reasons for pet relinquishment. In an American Humane Association survey of 93 shelters across the country, … [Read more...]

Constance Towers Recalls Two John Ford Classics

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Few actors could name Whitefish, Mont., as their show business origin, much less while attending First Grade. Constance Towers remembers the day, around 1940, when visitors arrived at her school in search of radio talent. “They wanted someone to … [Read more...]

Santa lives right here in Mesquite

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Hey Kids, you better watch out you better not cry… Santa Clause and the Mrs. aren’t just coming to town; they’ve taken up residence right here in Mesquite. The jolly couple has been recently spotted at Highland Manor spreading their Christmas … [Read more...]

WCFA Pets Needing People

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We Care for Animals (WCFA) had a fantastic pet adoptionon July 26.  Two kittens, one adult cat and two dogs found their forever homes.  The Mesquite shelter brought one dog to our adoption event and that dog was also adopted.  A banner day for … [Read more...]

OPD releases survey results

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As part of our continuous effort to serve our customers better, we developed and tested a methodology to measure Customer Satisfaction and to identify the areas where our customers would like us to improve. We determined that the most efficient and … [Read more...]

Statewide Contest Announced for Final Sesquicentennial Medallion

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In honor of Nevada’s 150th birthday, the Nevada Sesquicentennial Commission invites all Nevadans to participate in choosing the design for the fourth Sesquicentennial commemorative medallion. This medallion, the final in the series of four being … [Read more...]

Bailey named August Artist of the Month

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David Bailey was born in Kernville, CA, in 1950. His father was in the drilling and blasting construction business, so the family lived in many towns and cities in the state of California. Most of the time, however, he grew up in Glendale, CA. He met … [Read more...]

Marijuana issue packs city hall

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Over 120 people packed the city council chambers Tuesday night for a “Town Hall” meeting on medical marijuana.  The meeting was called by the Mesquite city council to provide presentations both for and against medical marijuana as well as public … [Read more...]

Community and Honor Guard gather to honor one of Mesquite’s Veterans

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A few weeks ago, local resident and US Army Veteran Bill Strickland was admiring another resident’s flag pole. According to Robert Nielson, Strickland’s wife, Phyllis, told him that Bill “just loves your flag pole. Can you order him a flagpole like … [Read more...]

Local youth vow to remain pure

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The youth at Living Waters Fellowship have completed their covenant ring class where each one made a vow/covenant before God and their family to remain sexually pure until the time of marriage. During this seven-week course the youth looked at … [Read more...]