OPD Emergency alert system reminder

The Overton Power District #5 has found yet another way to get vital information to its customers. A new Emergency Alert System will send a text message to customers giving the most current information about power outages, should they occur, and what … [Read more...]

Chamber announces new CEO

The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce and Board of Directors would like to welcome the new Mesquite Chamber President/CEO, Carol Kolson, as of September 5, 2018. Carol was selected by the Board of Directors after a two-month search. Carol previously … [Read more...]

Hello Mesquite Actors

I’ve been out of the loop for a bit but boy it’s good to be back in the theater! The Virgin Valley Theatre Group has asked me to direct Neil Simon’s ‘The Sunshine Boys’ and I said, “Yes.” The Sunshine Boys is about Al and Willie. As “Lewis and Clar … [Read more...]

Mesquite Animal Shelter Pet Listing September14, 2018

September Tip of the Month September marks the beginning of Fall. We have come up with tips so that pets can be safe and happy. Do not let pets go to school with the children. Many dogs will want to follow children walking to school. Make sure … [Read more...]

WCFA Pets Needing People

Beamer Beamer a four year old orange tabby.  Our sweet Beamer has been in foster care for quite some time and we just can’t believe someone has not taken this sweet boy. Beamer is a very friendly guy, loves belly rubs and will come to greet you in … [Read more...]

‘Lives Matter’ conditionally

When you preference the words “Lives Matter” by further defining the phrase or jump on any one of the many ‘band wagons for equality’, you are not you’re not taking a stand against racism and inequality, you’re perpetuating it. Thoughts of “Well, w … [Read more...]

This week in history Sept. 13-19

Sept. 16, 1908, Littlefield, AZ:  One of the worst storms visited on us last Sunday, causing floods to run in every direction. Sept. 16, 1910, Bunkerville, NV:  The farmers were glad to see the rain come Tuesday night, although Wednesday it rained … [Read more...]

Senior Menu Sept. 13-19, 2018

Thursday, Sept. 13: Roast turkey, gravy, salad w/Italian dressing, yams and apples, oat bran roll Friday, Sept. 14: Beef Stroganoff, baked acorn squash, orange spinach salad, plums Monday, Sept. 17: Herb Pork Chop, mashed potato, gravy, … [Read more...]

Community Calendar Sept. 13-19, 2018

The Mesquite Police Department would like to invite everyone to Mesquite Night Out Wednesday, Sept. 19. The event will kick off at 5:20 p.m. with a procession of emergency vehicles leaving the Oasis parking lot and traveling to the West Field at the … [Read more...]

Parents need to weigh ‘social’ promotion options

Up until the third grade, students are learning to read. After that, they should be reading to learn. That is why in 2015 Nevada lawmakers passed a bill dubbed Read by 3, requiring schools to have students who have not achieved a certain level of … [Read more...]