Cub Scout Highest Awards Given

A Pack Meeting held August 14, 2014 was a very special event. Two Webelos, Jaeger Lee and Brody Bingham, received their Arrow of Light. Kelton Chamberlain, the Valley’s traditional presenter of the award, came dressed in a full feathered, head d … [Read more...]

Featured Shelter Animals Aug. 22, 2014

NATIONAL DOG DAY- Awareness of Homeless Animals Annually celebrated on August 26, it is National Dog Day.  This day encourages dog ownership of all breeds, mixed and pure, and embraces the opportunity for all dogs to live a happy, safe and “ … [Read more...]

WCFA Pets Needing People Aug. 22, 2014

 We Care for Animals' (WCFA) featured pets are Andy, Katie and Sara. These cute kittens are about 11 weeks old and have had their first vaccines.  Andy is black with white trim and his sisters are beautiful calicos.  Sara has some gray on her face wh … [Read more...]

City to Accept Applications for Medical Marijuana Establishments

The City of Mesquite Development Services Department will accept applications for Conditional Use Permits for all types of medical marijuana establishments anytime up until 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2014.  Interested applicants should contact … [Read more...]

Lira takes lead in MMGA

What has the MMGA become. Thursday morning at the Palms two players cancelled due to injuries and one for a colonoscopy. That probably answers the question. Anyway back to golf. With only two more playing dates scheduled for the remainder of the … [Read more...]

A Stamp of Approval for Van Johnson

The   1940's have been called the decade of the bobbysoxer, when young girls with a fondness for short socks developed an infatuation for pop singers and movie stars of the day. One source of their youthful admiration was Van Johnson, a Hollywood … [Read more...]

Common sense about reading

Historians agree that one of the oldest writing forms still available are the clay tablets of the ancient Samarians and ever since people have been recording their history, scientific knowledge, and stories.  This educating ourselves by reading … [Read more...]

Crossing Guards return to keep kids safe

The MLN thought the men and women who safely see your kids to school and back deserved recognition for their dedication and loyalty to their public service. Crossing Guards Renee and Richard Morris have been safely seeing the children of Mesquite … [Read more...]

Nevada rates high on rural road conditions

Nevada may not compare well with the rest of the nation when it comes to its schools, but at least its rural road conditions are top in the class. According to USA Today, Nevada joins Florida and Tennessee as having the smallest percentage of … [Read more...]

First thing to do about getting your news in the paper is to let us know

During the past few weeks, I have been approached by several readers and friends asking me about the content that has been published in the Mesquite Local News. I recall one of them suggesting that we were favoring a specific group in town, like … [Read more...]