Obituary: Mitzi Lou Adams

Mitzi Lou Adams, age 77, passed away Thursday, December 4, 2014 in St. George, Utah.  She was born November 7, 1937 in Batesville, Arkansas to Nolan Hayden Allen and Cova Faye Penn. Mitzi grew up and spent her childhood in Batesville.  At age nine … [Read more...]

An Early Christmas Miracle for the Mesquite-Toes

Stranded seven miles from the Kansas City Airport, the Mesquite-Toes Tap Team never thought they would make their flight home. Returning from Branson, Missouri, where the team had performed three shows, the bus broke down. One of the passengers, Ross … [Read more...]

New “Share The Road” Specialty License Plate Available To Support Bicycle And Pedestrian Programs

A specialty Nevada license plate supporting safe bicycle and pedestrian programs is now available for purchase through the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. The specialty plate displays a “Share the Road” message and bicycle and pedestrian ima … [Read more...]

Saunders leads Bulldogs to overtime win 61-60

After losses to Faith Lutheran to begin the season and Clovis East Fresno, Ca; in their opening game in the Legacy Tip-Off Classic Tournament, the Virgin Valley High School Bulldogs notched their win of the season 61-60 behind 21 points from swing … [Read more...]

‘Mr. Softball’ Frank Pati retiring

There are many individuals that helped put Mesquite on the map, but one stands out a little taller than the rest. ‘Mr. Softball’, as he is known by aficionados of the sport of softball, Frank Pati is retiring at the end of the year. It has been twe … [Read more...]

Community Christmas Show Celebrates Five Years

“I can’t believe this is our fifth Christmas Show” says Larry LeMieux, creator of what has become a tradition for the holiday season in Mesquite. The Christmas Show is a variety show with a twist. The twist is a theme from a traditional Christmas movi … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Dec. 5, 2014

Golden Rules for Responsible Pet Ownership Choose your type and breed of pet carefully. Be sure that your dog and your cat are licensed and wearing their tags. Train your dog and your cat so that it is well behaved and not a nuisance to other … [Read more...]

Annual Elks Hoop Shoot

The Mesquite Elks Lodge #2811 announces its annual Hoop Shoot in conjunction with the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services.  Area youth ages 8-13 can demonstrate their free-throw skills at the Mesquite Recreation Center gym on Saturday, … [Read more...]

Margaret O’Brien: From Cutie to Beauty

Throughout the 1930s, Shirley Temple sang and danced her way into the hearts of depression-weary movie audiences. A decade later, adorable Margaret O’Brien endeared herself to millions seeking Hollywood diversions as World War II came and went. In … [Read more...]

Toes to host benefit for Virgin Valley Food Bank

The Mesquite Toes are preparing for their 9th Annual Christmas Benefit Performance and will have three shows this year:  Thursday, Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., in the Mesquite Community Theater, 150 N Yucca Street.  Ti … [Read more...]