Mesquite Police to Host Trunk or Treat on Halloween Night

The Mesquite Police Department will hold its 7th Annual Trunk or Treat at the Mesquite Rec Center west parking lot, on Friday, October 31st from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Deputy Chief Scott Taylor said “the event started as a way to provide a safe trick or t … [Read more...]

Fun at the Gallery today

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Will history repeat? Or will America, the “Shining City on the Hill,” go the way of all other great civilizations?

By Dan DiMicco "In 1887 Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years prior: "A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot ex … [Read more...]

Election Day

It’s Election Day again and it’s so discouraging to see the lack of interest many people seem to have. There are of course those that are active and aware of politics, but that is such a small number in comparison to those people who don’t know and in … [Read more...]

Lady Dawgs defeat Jaguars 3-0 keep win streak alive

The Virgin Valley High School girl volleyball team won their tenth match in a row defeating Desert Pines 3-0 Wednesday night at Desert Pines. The Dawgs won by scores 25-8, 25-12 and 25-11 led by Bernice Fiso with 11 kills and 5 service aces. Emma … [Read more...]

Streets of Mesquite Oct. 19 – 25, 2014

Editor’s note: The following was taken from the pages of the Mesquite Police Department blotter for Oct. 19 – Oct. 25, 2014. Oct. 19: Traffic Accident w/ Damage: An officer was dispatched to a W Mesquite Blvd motel parking lot, in reference to a … [Read more...]

The Attraction of On-Line Gaming

On-line gaming doesn’t always refer to Vegas style gaming, such as slots or poker tournaments with other players, but it refers to newer games found on computers today… and it sucks you in like a vacuum! I often wondered about these types of games fou … [Read more...]

Dee Day runs away with high numbers during Ladies Trio League

10/24/14 - LADIES TRIO 1. Rolling Divas 11-5 2. Almost Got It 9-7 3. Bowling Stones 8-8 4. Spare Me 8-8 5. Pinheads 7-9 6. Pinseekers 5-11 HIGH GAME Dee Day 191 HIGH SERIES Dee Day 539 10/23/14 - PRIME TIMERS 1. Should “A” Been 9-3 … [Read more...]

Locals observe W.R.A.P.

October 27-November 2, 2014 marks the national 27th Annual White Ribbon Against Pornography Week. Mesquite, Bunkerville and Littlefield residents have participated in the W.R.A.P. campaign since 1994. The purpose of WRAP Week is to educate about … [Read more...]

Advice for Seniors During Medicare Open Enrollment

Seniors who would like to review and possibly change their Medicare health and prescription drug coverage for 2015 can now do so until Dec. 7, 2014 when the Medicare Open Enrollment period closes.   Medicare coverage options and costs change an … [Read more...]