Church Calendar and Info for January 2015

Send all your special church activities to  I’ll help you get the word out to your parishioners or those visiting Mesquite who would like to worship with you. We print the Church Calendar the first Thursday of every month in the … [Read more...]

Community Calendar January 1 – 7, 2015

My wish to all the readers is good health and wellbeing in the New Year.  May the powers that be see you all safely through 2015. Start the New Year off right by giving a second chance and a forever home to some less fortunate and furry potential … [Read more...]


On the front porches of my youth, the following bits of wisdom were often shared:  (1) Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and daring, and … [Read more...]

Winter sports preview 2015

The Virgin Valley High School winter sports season kicks into high gear beginning the first week of 2015. All Bulldog teams will begin action as league play dominates all sports. The Lady Bulldog basketball team has compiled a 3-0 1-A Sunrise … [Read more...]

Kokopelli Athlete of the Week: Cody Burnside

Senior center Cody Burnside is the last Bulldog Athlete of the Week for 2014. Burnside leads the Bulldogs in rebounds and is second in team scoring. Burnside is an all-around athlete including Rodeo. … [Read more...]

State should not interfere with life and death decisions of terminal patients

The founders of this nation were adherents to the concept of natural law, especially as outlined by philosopher John Locke, who stated that all individuals have the right to self-determination over their own lives, liberty and property and no … [Read more...]

Holding the line on taxation will take only 15 Assembly members

At this point, perhaps the best we can hope for is gridlock. The 2015 session of the Nevada Legislature is only a month away — 120 days during which our lives, liberties and property, especially our property, will be in jeopardy, as Mark Twain o … [Read more...]

Southern Nevada students win 2014 Nevada Farm Bureau Video Contest

Clark County high school students Logan O’Toole, Kaelynn Hunter-Prock and Shayla Park received first place in December 2014 for their video entry in the 2014 Nevada Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Video Contest. O’Toole, Hunter-Prock and Shayla Park at … [Read more...]

Kids for Sports Foundation to Hold Golf Tournament at Wolf Creek

Mesquite’s newest foundation that benefits local children will be holding a fundraising tournament at Wolf Creek Golf Course, 403 Paradise Parkway, on Saturday, January 17 with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Check-in will be from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Format f … [Read more...]

Brown Bag presents social media tips from museum coordinator

The Virgin Valley Artists Association will present their monthly Brown Bag Lecture on January 6, 2015 at noon at the Virgin Valley Art Gallery, 15 W. Mesquite Boulevard. This month the featured guest speaker is Erika Kuta Marler from the Virgin … [Read more...]