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Art Greenhaw and Mesquite 's Historic Square
On Feb. 14 Art Greenhaw – entertainer, artist, composer, and Grammy winning musician - met with the Mesquite Historical and Genealogical Society to share his memories and to discuss the current revitalization project concerning the downtown area around the square. The basis of any community is its r
Frisco Heritage vs. Mesquite Horn
FRISCO, TX - Mesquite Horn traveled across the metroplex to take on Frisco Heritage in one of the final scrimmage days before the UIL Season begins next week. This was our opportunity to see the No. 18 ranked arm in Texas, Evan Vanek.
Mesquite Police Ask for Help Identifying Home Invasion Suspects
MESQUITE – WBAP/KLIF – Mesquite Police Department say three gunmen broke into a home on Uvalde Street in Mesquite Valentine’s Day evening, tied up the family and then removed a large safe, getting it into the front yard. Apparently it was too heavy to lift into their getaway vehicle, so they left it
Mesquite City Council addresses downtown parking concerns
During the Feb. 4 Mesquite City Council pre-meeting, Assistant City Engineer Wes McClure gave the council a brief update regarding the Front Street Station project in downtown between Galloway Avenue and N. Ebrite Street.
Celebrating accomplishments in Mesquite
The Mesquite Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet was held on Feb. 7, recognizing local businesses for their community partnership. Mayor Stan Pickett also gave the mayoral update, celebrating the people, events, accomplishments and success of 2018.
Mesquite outlasts Peoria in first round overtime showdown
Mesquite’s bad luck to start the season eventually begat Peoria’s bad fortune to end it. In the Wildcats’ third game of a preseason tournament, returning 16-points-per-game scorer Kingdom Artis broke his foot. He did not return until Feb. 5 at Arcadia and the Feb. 12 4A first round game at Peoria wa
Mesquite Desert Dogs
On Wednesday, Feb 13, the Mesquite Desert Dogs,Coach Carlnel Wiley and Asst. General Manager Kelly Doyle will be attending the Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at Casablanca as new members of the Mesquite C of C.
West Mesquite principal gets promoted
Alesia Austin, the principal of West Mesquite High School, has been promoted to a new position: executive director of data management/information systems. Austin began her tenure in Mesquite ISD as a Spanish teacher at Poteet High School from 1996 until 2004. She also spent two years as an assistant
I-15 northbound closed in Mesquite due to unsafe road conditions
Mesquite, Nev. (KSNV) — According to a tweet form Nevada Department of Transportation, I-15 through Mesquite has been closed Sunday evening, Feb. 17. Mesquite police says the closure was caused by unsafe road conditions.
Garrison Keillor : Succeeding on executive time
NOW THAT Executive Time has taken root at the top level of government, I am working more of it into my own busy schedule, leaving the Rectangular Office and holing up in the family quarters for what some might call daydreaming, but who cares what they think? They’re losers. Six hours a day of lettin
Letter to the editor-PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL IN MESQUITE
I believe that we in the Virgin Valley are fortunate to have an opportunity to watch professional basketball in a city of our size as the Desert Dogs are now back at their home court – the VV High School “new gym – after a successful road trip to New York state where they won 2 of 3 games. What else
Mesquite City Manager Andy Barton to Hold Community Forum
Community members are invited to meet with Andy Barton, Mesquite City Manager, at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21. This forum will be held at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, located at 15 West Mesquite Blvd. It is open to all residents and light refreshments will be provided.
The best of Mesquite 's businesses
The annual Star Local Media Readers’ Choice Awards winners for Mesquite were recognized at the Mesquite Arts Center on Feb. 7. Through this annual recognition program readers were given the opportunity to recognize local businesses by voting for their favorites in numerous categories. The winners re
New Mesquite police chief sworn into office
MESQUITE, Nev. (KSNV) — The city of Mesquite has a new police chief. MaQuade Chesley took his oath of office on Tuesday, Feb. 12, during the Mesquite City Council meeting, according to a statement from the police department.
Into the Wild with Mesquite Symphony Orchestra
Over the weekend, Feb. 9, the Mesquite Symphony Orchestra presented its “not just for kids” concert that featured music inspired by animals, taking children and adults “Into the Wild.”
Mesquite student arrested for Valentine 's Day school threat
MESQUITE, Texas - A Mesquite ISD student was arrested Wednesday morning after police said he made a school threat on social media. The investigation into this threat began Tuesday night, when school officials were made aware of a threat made against Horn High School.
Mesquite ISD names Kody Groves its new athletic director
Kody Groves, the head football coach of the Poteet High School Pirates, has been named the new Mesquite ISD athletic director. Groves will replace Steve Bragg, who is retiring at the end of the 2018-19 school year.
Review : Warbringer Mesquite Smoked Southwest Bourbon
You’ll find Sespe Creek Distillery not in Arizona or New Mexico but in Oxnard, California, a somewhat unlikely locale for the most “southwestern” whiskey I’ve encountered in my life. (If Sespe Creek sounds familiar, it’s because it’s also the brand behind Dr. Zzyzx flavored vodkas we reviewed last y
Mesquite takes step toward progress with natural gas service
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Natural gas, a household convenience most of us take for granted, has finally reached Mesquite. The service was made viable by the community’s growth, and is expected to make Mesquite even more attractive to business developers going forward. With a population now over 20,000, Sou
Molson Canadian Trivet
This is for all my Canadian friends here in the park and on Lumberjocks. I have been saving the bottle caps from Molson Canadian for just a project like this. I turned a piece of mesquite with a sunken area in the front and bored 7 holes for the bottle caps and epoxied them in place. Then I poured c