Dec. 14, 1912, Bunkerville, Nevada: High school students gave a children’s party. The gents dressed in knee trousers and ladies in short skirts. All looked nice and had a good time.
Dec. 12, 1914, Littlefield, Arizona: A valuable horse owned by Joseph H. Reber died of eating green frozen lucern and then drinking too much water.
Dec. 8, 1919, Littlefield, Arizona: We are having awful cold weather here now, coldest in some years. We had about 7 inches of snow. Very unusual for Littlefield.
Dec. 14, 1973, The Spectrum: Interstate 15 was open to traffic through the Virgin Valley Gorge. Mesquite had a population of about 700 to 800. (Today’s population is at 20,000.)
Dec. 15, 1988: Lenora and Hall Spratt visited the Desert Museum in Mesquite recently and appeared quite enthusiastic about the area.
Dec. 1992: Nevada’s Top Five Growth Rate Cities (Average between 1988-1992) – 1) Henderson 12.2%, 2) Mesquite 11.4%, 3) Carlin 8.8%, 4) Las Vegas 8.2%, 5) Elko 7.2%
Dec. 12, 2002: City Manager Bryan Montgomery has invited Allen Bell, City Engineer to speak about the progress with the new airport-proposed layout, construction costs, & timeline for the project .