Hardy not running

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Mesquite resident Cresent Hardy, who served as representative of Nevada’s 4th Congressional District for a single term that ended in 2016, has announced he will not seek any elected office in 2018. In a statement, he said, “I have spoken with many … [Read more...]

‘Battle Born’ art is a winner

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The July “Battle Born-Nevada” artist’s competition and exhibit at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery is sponsored, for the sixth year, by Barbara Ellestad, a long-time supporter of the gallery. Ellestad didn’t choose this exhibit but rather the month in … [Read more...]

This week in history July 27, Aug. 2

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July 23, 1909: Newel Leavitt had his hand bitten by a snake while working in the field this week. He came home immediately and had it tended so it is not serious. July 28, 1923: Pioneer Day was celebrated by the older people of the town … [Read more...]

Senior Menu July 27-31, 2017

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Thursday, July 27: Herb crusted pork chops, baked yams, green beans, pears, WW roll w/margarine Friday, July 28: Beef tacos, ranch style beans, Mexican corn, orange, rice pudding Monday, July 31: Baked ziti, salad, beets, garlic bread, mixed … [Read more...]

Community calendar July 27-August 2, 2017

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The Virgin Valley Democrats will be hosting their monthly meeting on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Highland Estates Resort, 555, Highland Dr. According to their web site the Virgin Valley Democrats was founded by dedicated Democrats through a … [Read more...]

KEEP IT SAFE: ASSET PROTECTION DO’S AND DON’TS

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Nevada is perhaps the best state in America at devising ways to separate you from your hard-earned dough. As Jack Yelton observed, “There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune: go there with a large one.” Luckily, however, … [Read more...]

Health District launches Road to Diabetes Prevention online program in Spanish

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The Southern Nevada Health District now has a Spanish-language version of its Road to Diabetes Prevention program on its Viva Saludable website. The free, six-session online program is designed for users to reduce the risk of developing Type 2 … [Read more...]

Reaction to health care

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Sen. Dean Heller Obamacare clearly isn’t the answer — but doing nothing isn’t the answer either. From Pioche to Battle Mountain families have expressed unbearable struggles with the massive increases in premiums and a total loss of options for … [Read more...]

Council votes mixed on marijuana tax distributions

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Two measures that would wall off portions of medical marijuana tax revenues in Mesquite were up for introduction at the Mesquite City Council meeting on Tuesday, July 25. One passed and one didn’t. The first measure would devote half of 1 percent … [Read more...]

Meth Dealer Arrested by Mesquite PD Detectives

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On July 20, Mesquite Narcotics Detectives completed an ongoing investigation involving a Mesquite resident who was selling crystal meth amphetamines from various locations within Mesquite.  At approximately 3 p.m. on July 20, the female suspect was … [Read more...]