I have a favorite…fill in the blank. Color, actor, song, tree, bubble gum? Yesterday I noticed in the Halloween candy isle everyone has a favorite candy. It was really fun watching people choosing candy—to give away. Wink, wink. Is this the start of … [Read more...]

Spirits of Halloween

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays, along with costume shopping and decorating. It’s a chance to indulge yourself, dressing as a character you want to be or possibly something else; anything crazy goes… if just for a fleeting mom … [Read more...]

Arrest Report Oct. 14-20, 2018

Statistics supplied by Mesquite Police Department. Disclaimer: These names were reported in the Mesquite Police Department’s arrest report released Oct.22. Persons should be presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Canham, Carol J … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire and Rescue weekly call report Oct. 14-20, 2018

Some calls that Mesquite Fire and Rescue receives are not always included in the report, as a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our Fire and Rescue workers do, we are including a weekly roster of stats. There were 49 calls this … [Read more...]

Mesquite PD Arrests Meth Dealers

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives were able to close an on-going investigation by taking into custody two suspects, whom over the last several months had been selling and trafficking Methamphetamine in Mesquite, … [Read more...]

Lady D-Backs sweep Indian Springs

Playing one of their most complete matches of the season, the young Beaver Dam High volleyball team swept host Indian Springs, 3-0, Friday night in a 1A Southern League contest at Thunderbird Gym. The victory improved the Lady Diamondbacks to 2-4 … [Read more...]

Police Blotter Oct. 14-20, 2018

Many calls that the Police Department receives are not always included in the blotter, as they are under investigation or a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our PD does do, we are including a weekly roster of stats. There were 149 … [Read more...]

J.L. Bowler Elementary Student Leaders for the month of September, 2018

Kindergarten students:  Hector H., Wynn D., Grady S., Ryder O., Audrey S., Kayoss E., Tori S., and Jacob P. 1st grade students:  Victor R., Jacqueline G., Sydney G., Emiliano M., Yaretzi M., Andres R., Moroni B., Daniel C., Carly S., Savannah W., a … [Read more...]

Irene K. Mashburn-Obituary

Irene K. Mashburn, 89, passed away Wednesday, October 17 at Highland Manor.  She was born April 4, 1929 in Erie, PA to Walter Kubeja and Lottie Popielasz Kubeja.  She married Wallace K. Mashburn III on October 11, 1958 in Erie, PA. She spent her e … [Read more...]

A Confederate flag once flew over Nevada Territory

 No sooner had the Pyramid Lake Indian Wars ended and fear of attack from hostile Indians subsided in Nevada Territory and on the Comstock in 1860, the American Civil War began. Fortunately, the Comstock militiamen had received much welcome help from  … [Read more...]