2014 Men’s Summer Softball League Standings Week 2

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STANDINGS WEEK # 2 – Men’s League  1.Primex Plastics 4-0 2.CasaBlanca Hotel/Casino 2-2 3.Barry’s Music 2-2 4.GES/McDonald’s 0-2 5.Zacatecas 0-2 Scores of July 9 Games  Primex Plastics 11, CasaBlanca Hotel/Casino 1 Primex Plastics 9, … [Read more...]

Council Delays Vote On Marijuana Facilities

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The Mesquite city council voted Tuesday to delay any further action on two ordinances to allow the establishment of medical marijuana facilities in the city until January 2015. The four to one vote effectively prohibits any such facilities within … [Read more...]

Community Calendar July 10 – 16, 2014

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The Mesquite Manta Rays Swim Team will be hosting a swim meet Saturday, July 12 at the Mesquite Recreation Center Outdoor pool. According to Nicholas Montoya, Associate Director of the Department, the outdoor pool will be closed to the general … [Read more...]

Elks Chuck Wagon at Pioneer Park Wednesdays

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The Mesquite Elks Lodge #2811 has announced that their Chuck Wagon will be at Pioneer Park each Wednesday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. through August 13.  This will be in conjunction with the Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services … [Read more...]

In Memory of Carroll Baber

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Gone, but not forgotten. Loved by Ilene, Barb, Paul; Friends and relatives. We Miss You. … [Read more...]

What to Take to a Waterpark

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It's summertime… and depending where you reside, swimming has always been a great way to have fun on a hot sunny day. So for those of you not near a beach, most likely you may know where your nearest waterpark might be; even amusement parks such as … [Read more...]

Young Women Recognized

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A special dinner and program were held May 7, 2014 to honor young women who have earned their Young Women Recognition Award. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has a program for girls from the ages of 12 years to 18 years that … [Read more...]

James Drury’s Next Generation “Virginian”

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While today’s television landscape is littered with so-called reality programing, westerns dominated the airways in the 1960’s. One of the most popular was “The Virginian,” which ran for nine seasons on NBC from 1962-1971, and starred James Drury as … [Read more...]

Are We Doomed to Polarization?

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We Americans are trapped in a political dilemma. We all like representative democracy, but we don’t much like the way it’s performing. The reason for this dissatisfaction is clear. Polls in recent years detail a polarized nation, divided both … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite June 29 – July 5, 2014

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Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for June 29 – July 5, 2014.   June 29: Driving Under the Influence: Officer arrested one adult male for DUI on Mesa Blvd, driver's license … [Read more...]