The Mountains Rang

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[slideshow_deploy id='3035']     Get 176 young women from ages 12 to 18 years old together on a mountain and what do you have? A noisy, crazy and FUN summer camp! The mountain was Kolob in southern Utah and the young women were … [Read more...]

Red Cross Blood Drive tomorrow at Primex

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The American Red Cross encourages all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate blood soon to help prevent a shortage. During the summer months, on average, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross blood drive than what is … [Read more...]

10 Competitors set to join LDA this fall; Mesquite’s Klein barely misses

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On August 8 and 9 the Long Drivers of America held one of their divisional competitions in Mesquite to determine the golf world's longest hitter. Chad Klein, a resident of Mesquite and seven-year competitor, went up against 78 other men from … [Read more...]

Sun City Mesquite Raises $18,000 For Local Reading Program

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Cooking for Education program supports Virgin Valley Elementary School When it comes to kids and cooking – Sun City Mesquite residents are passionate. Residents at the Del Webb community hosted a Cooking for Education fund raiser earlier this … [Read more...]

Obituary: Melvin Gregson

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Melvin Leroy Gregson, 73, of Mesquite, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 at the Mesa View Hospital in Mesquite.  He was born September 4, 1940 in Salt Lake City to Lynn Gregson and Erva Peterson Gregson. Mel graduated from El Rancho High School in … [Read more...]

Obituary: Julia Hunt

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Julia Hunt, age 95, passed away Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at the home of her daughter, Angie Hughes, in Scenic, Ariz.  She was born May 3, 1919 in Hubbard, Ariz. to Jacob William and Margaret Ann Goff Felshaw.  On March 4, 1943 she married T.G. Minkler … [Read more...]

From Holocaust Hell to Hogan’s Heroes Humor

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Despite the sobering setting in a German POW camp, “Hogan’s Heroes” became a popular comedy when it aired on CBS in 1965. “I didn’t have any problem when my agent told me I was wanted for a comedy series about a Nazi stalag,” said Robert Clary, … [Read more...]

Ely: Mining, Murals, and Trains, Oh My

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Sometimes you just need a break from the hectic retired life. How about a road trip? Vegas? Hawaii? Been there, done that. Since Deb and I like to sample remote destinations, Ely, Nevada, is the place to be. And it fulfills our main requirement by … [Read more...]

Family Members Escape Interstate Crash That Destroys SUV

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At approximately 7 p.m. Wednesday evening, Aug. 6, 2014, a father and his two sons escaped serious injury when their SUV struck a guardrail as they approached Exit 122 on Northbound Interstate 15. Despite the significant damage to their Jeep … [Read more...]

Local Donkey Rescue Returns from Wild Burro Round-up

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Joan Dunkle and Fred Clark of the Scenic AZ. Satellite Adoption Center of Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue were part of the final wild burro round up at the Sheldon Refuge near Reno.  The Adoption Center is located near Mesquite. Joan and Fred … [Read more...]