America’s game brings normalcy to the blind

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Imagine this: You’re going about your day, everything is great. Perhaps you take a ride with some friends and maybe go out for some target practice with your shotguns. Then, the unimaginable happens. Suddenly, you hit the ground in pain, you … [Read more...]

KofC Free Throw Contest finds winners

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The Mesquite Council of the Knights of Columbus hosted a free throw contest on Saturday Feb. 11. Winners of this event automatically are entered into the district tournament. Winners at the district level are eligible to participate in the regional … [Read more...]

Special Olympics

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During the Super Bowl weekend 140 total players teed it up at both the Palms Golf Course and Falcon Ridge to celebrate the Nineteenth Annual Super Bowl Golf Tournament hosted by long time Mesquite resident Rick Morris. This year the Special … [Read more...]

McDonald’s drive a success

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“This is truly a blessing,” said Virgin Valley Food Bank Director Leslee Montgomery. “I simply cannot thank this community enough for all they do for us!” Those were the words spoken shortly after 879 pounds of food and a $520 check were given to … [Read more...]

Presidents Cup 2017

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5 of the 7 FC Mesquite Club (FCM) soccer teams competed in the 2017 Utah President's Cup during the first two weekends of play. During the opening weekend, 4 of the club teams squared off against some of the best teams in the State of Utah. FCM … [Read more...]

Special Olympic athletes honored

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Special Olympic athletes, parents, coaches and volunteers were honored at the 11th annual Snow Flake Ball hosted by the Eureka Hotel and Casino in the Grand Canyon room. Also in attendance were representatives from businesses, community … [Read more...]

Is it Golf Fore Kids – or adults?

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They’re giddy in the early morning light and can’t wait to get started. They ooh and awe over all the toys, even playing with those they can before they get their hand slapped. They compare their prized gifts with the person holding one next to … [Read more...]

Mesquite Olympians compete in bowling tourney

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Special Olympics Mesquite Chapter competed in the 2016 Southern Nevada Bowling Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Gold Coast Bowling Center in Las Vegas. The team had 17 active athletes and 4 players who were unable to play due to a flat tire … [Read more...]

Mayhem is popular in Mesquite

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Who would think that a community full of retirees would appreciate a good fight? Ely Prussin, Director of Player Development for Mesquite Gaming, sure didn’t when he first brought the idea to Mesquite Gaming and the community. Prussin wasn’t sure … [Read more...]

Knapping, Not Napping

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On Saturday, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pavilion east of the Museum, Kelly Beeson and Brent Hughes will teach community members how to knap. This unique talent can be used to make arrowheads and other rock tools. “We really appreciate … [Read more...]