They remembered

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On April 12 and 13, the choir members of the Mesquite United Methodist Church presented a Cantata titled Come to the Cross and Remember in honor of the Easter Holiday. Reverend Rick Casebolt, in his opening speech, hit the nail on the head when he … [Read more...]

Camp Capers

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On April 5 and 6 Jenny Bennett sent all of the Virgin Valley Elementary School (VVES) students, their parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and siblings to summer camp. Bennett, the VVES music teacher, spent months working with the students, readying … [Read more...]

Egg Hunt is a hit

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Mesquite United Methodist Church members thought a little Easter fun was just what the community needed on April 8 and they were right. Community members of all denominations were welcome to join in on the Easter egg hunt where church members filled … [Read more...]

Unfortunate timing trumps potential

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As is the case this time of year, every year, in Mesquite, timing and scheduling kept an event for a good cause and the hard work it took to plan the event from reaching its full potential. Everything that happens does so in a very short six … [Read more...]

Crowd gathers for Virgin Valley Little League opener

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The Virgin Valley Little League kicked off its fifth season Monday afternoon, March 27, at Old Mill fields. A large crowd of parents, grandparents, siblings and baseball enthusiasts watched the opening day ceremonies before "play ball" was called by … [Read more...]

Mesquite Gaming Hosts Cottontail Classic Golf Tournament Sunday, April 16

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Mesquite Gaming, owners of CasaBlanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel, will host the Cottontail Classic golf tournament 7:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16 at Palms Golf Club in the format of a four-person scramble. Participants must register in advance as a … [Read more...]

2016 Major League Baseball, Pitch, Hit & Run Winners

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100 + participants took part in this year’s local MLB Pitch, Hit & Run competition hosted by The City of Mesquite of Athletics & Leisure Services on March 23, 2017 at Pioneer Park. These youngsters earned first-place honors in their … [Read more...]

“Tourists” travel feet first down memory lane

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A group of citizens, wishing to enhance their knowledge of the city’s beginnings, went feet first down memory lane with the Mesquite Senior Games historical walking tour on March 18. The tour was led by Carmelia Meierhoff who entertained the … [Read more...]

Spartan races test your physical abilities

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If you were to combine the sun, brutal obstacles and a muddy, sandy course designed for off-road motorbikes, you would have the venue that was waiting for many participants at the 2017 Spartan Games. At the Mesquite MX Park in Littlefield, Arizona, … [Read more...]

Mesquite teams perform well in Coyote Cup

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Five local FC Mesquite teams played in the Coyote Cup Tournament held in Mesquite March 2-4. Three of those teams placed in the top three of their respected age brackets.   On the boy’s side FC Mesquite Attack, U14 Boys division took home … [Read more...]