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 .