Traffic Stop Saves Passenger from Overdose

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On July 24, at approximately 2 p.m.. a Mesquite Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle after observing the vehicle commit a traffic violation.  While speaking with the driver, the officer was alarmed by the behavior of the front … [Read more...]

New assisted living community planned for Mesquite

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“There’s not quite anything like this available for seniors in Mesquite,” said Darryl Fisher, president of Mesa Assisted Living, LLC. In an exclusive interview with the Mesquite Local News, Fisher described the new 57,000 square foot building as an … [Read more...]

Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 7/17/17 through 7/23/2017:

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Total Calls for Service: 60* 911 Transports: 21 Non-Transports: 18 Inter-facility Transports: 14 Fire Related Incidents: 8 FIRE LOG: 7/18/17 E-11, R-11 Responded to a report of a golf cart versus a rock on Mesa Verde Trail. R-11 transported … [Read more...]

Police Blotter July 16-22, 2017

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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. This week, … [Read more...]

Bowling league updates

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Healthcare

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Let’s get past Obamacare, and Trumpcare. Let’s just call it Healthcare. A lot of the partisan problems we face in developing quality insurance options are created by one party or the other taking credit or placing blame. The Republicans have over … [Read more...]

The first 6 months

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What has happened in the 6 months since President Trump took office? Everything is on the move with the US Stock Markets at record highs. The DOW market average has risen 18% since the election in November. The DOW took just 66 days to climb from … [Read more...]

Mesquite Local News Office Closure

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The rain in Mesquite stays mostly over the mountains but this time each year the rains come down to the streets and bring some much needed relief from the blistering heat to to those of us who dwell in or around Mesquite. When the rain came down … [Read more...]

LDS Missions

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Elder Brayton Lee Tobler will serve 2 years for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints in the Urdaneta Philippines Mission. He reports to the Provo Missionary Training Center Wednesday, August 9th.  Brayton is the son of Brad and Stephanie … [Read more...]

WCFA Pets Needing People

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WCFA’s featured pets is Gidget:  Gidget is a super friendly young feline. If any of you are Sandra Dee fans, this kitten fits the role of sweet, loving young girl.  She is a tiger stripe with white paws and a white vest.  Gidget is doing well in her … [Read more...]