Mesquite CERT announces December dates

Mesquite CERT, The Mesquite Community Emergency Response Team has launched a Smoke Detector Battery Change Program.  In keeping with CERT’s mission to prepare individuals, neighbors and the community for disasters, CERT volunteers will help res … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Nov. 28, 2014

November Tips of the Month November starts the holiday and cooler weather season. Here are a few tips to keep your pet healthy and safe this winter! People often have friends and family visit during the holiday season. If you plan on having … [Read more...]

Are We Prepared?

The aspects of being prepared to take care of our families during emergencies were addressed last week by Doug Adams, a preparedness specialist from Utah. The program was organized by Victoria Hafen, President of the Mesquite 5th Ward Relief Society … [Read more...]

A High Chaparral Thanksgiving with Henry Darrow

Come November, Henry Darrow’s thoughts typically turn to turkeys … and burros. Darrow, who played Manolito in the popular 60s western television series “High Chaparral,” recalls a memorable Thanksgiving episode, “For What We Are About to Receive,” … [Read more...]

Hedy at a Hundred

It’s hard to find a bad photograph of silver screen beauty Hedy Lamarr, who was born 100 years ago this month. Although only appearing in some two dozen Hollywood productions, starting with “Algiers” in 1938 and ending just 20 years later with “The … [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...]

Kokopelli Athlete of the Week: Branden Haun

Senior Branden Haun was named to the 1-A Sunrise League team for his play as a defensive and offensive lineman for the Bulldogs. Haun was a steady influence for the young Bulldog players this year. … [Read more...]

2014 Holiday Cyber Shopping Guide

By Peggy Pope CAppTech Service Whether it’s Thanksgiving’s Gray Thursday, Black Friday or Cyber Monday and beyond, large retailers are gearing up for the holiday shopping season with many offering price guarantees and free shipping; if you find yo … [Read more...]

Festival kicks off holiday season

If the Christmas decorations in the stores before Halloween weren’t evidence enough that the holiday season is upon us there should would have been no doubt after attending the Festival of Trees which was Sponsored by the Mesquite Arts Council and h … [Read more...]

First Symphony performance reveals local need for quality entertainment

The question, what makes our community a great place to live can easily be answered by looking at the vitality of the arts around us.   Public arts competition, exhibits and education, community festivals, dance, live theatre, museums and galleries, a … [Read more...]