2016 Major League Baseball, Pitch, Hit & Run Winners

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 r … [Read more...]

“Tourists” travel feet first down memory lane

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 e … [Read more...]

Spartan races test your physical abilities

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

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 t … [Read more...]

VVLL holds annual skills day

The Virgin Valley Little League held their annual skills day on Saturday March 4, to determine levels of abilities in all age brackets for both boys and girls. The morning began with VVLL staff and volunteers registering or checking in area youth. … [Read more...]

Second Dairy Queen location opening in Mesquite

A tasty, soft-serve ice cream cone is refreshing on a warm, sunny day. For 77 years, you’ve been able to head on down to your local Dairy Queen and grab a tasty cool treat. Mesquite residents have also been privy to this pleasure. The DQ at 290 S … [Read more...]

America’s game brings normalcy to the blind

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 c … [Read more...]

KofC Free Throw Contest finds winners

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

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

“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 t … [Read more...]