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Man faces multiple charges in Mesquite shooting
ST. GEORGE — A suspect in a shooting in Mesquite, Nevada, earlier this month has been taken into custody, police said. Juan Luis Navarro allegedly drove to a home in Mesquite the afternoon of Dec. 6 and fired multiple rounds from a handgun into the residence after stepping out of the car, according
Police Blotter Dec.9-15, 2018
Many calls that the Police Department receives are not always included in the blotter, as they are under investigation or a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our PD does do, we are including a weekly roster of stats. There were 155 calls this week:
School, council disagree over marijuana money
For the second time in a month, the Mesquite City Council once again tabled requests for marijuana sales tax receipt money from two schools at its Tuesday, Dec. 12, meeting when the educators did not adequately explain how they would use the funds.
Holiday Magic Rolls Down Mesquite Blvd.
Area residents bundled up to enjoy the fourth annual Mesquite Parade of Lights held Wednesday, Dec. 5 on Mesquite Boulevard. The festive holiday event doubled as a food drive for the Salvation Army and the Virgin Valley Food Bank.
Lost City day; the continuing search for clues about Ancestral Puebloan life in southern Nevada
FEATURE — Anyone who knows U.S. history well knows that media and advertisements in the 1920s tended to sensationalize reality. That was certainly true of the moniker given to Nevada’s “Lost City” during that time period, which was originally known as Pueblo Grande of Nevada by the archaeological te
College of Southern Nevada’s “Open House”
Dec. 11, 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Come visit our campus, see our classrooms, and meet our friendly staff. There will be a financial aid presentation along with a tour of our facility. CSN Mesquite/Moapa Valley is dedicated to helping our communities with their higher education needs. With the spring semeste
This week in history Dec. 13-19
December 14, 1911: The state and county elections passed off very nicely here on Dec 12. We were certainly treated fine by our county officials, for they sent us a box of nuts, games, candy and cigars, and, the best of all, paid for a big dinner for the voters. In the evening there was a dance for y
Law would force Nevada cities to hold even-year municipal elections
Paltry turnout has prompted the state to take another crack at forcing cities to hold municipal elections in even years. Voter turnout for municipal elections in Southern Nevada’s three largest cities in 2017 sunk to 10 percent or less, a result of holding elections during odd-numbered years.
New Agents In Moapa Valley Real Estate
A number of new agents have joined real estate businesses in Moapa Valley. In recent weeks Foremost Realty in Logandale welcomed Mica Robinson and Joshlyn Wheeler to their team. And recently joining Clea’s Moapa Valley Realty is new real estate agent Kason Kolhoss. Tenaya Kohntopp has also begun wor
Parade of Homes Tradition Returns
The Moapa Valley Parade of Homes, an old tradition that hadn’t been seen for the past twenty years, was revived on Friday, December 7. This year’s event was hosted by the Old Logandale School Historical and Cultural Society (OLSHACS).
MVHS Band/Orchestra Students Perform In San Diego
Members of the Moapa Valley High School band and orchestra programs travelled to San Diego over Thanksgiving weekend for a combined performance in the area. On Monday morning, November 26, the students had the rare opportunity to perform on the U.S.S. Midway for its veterans and daily visitors from
Moapa Valley’s Outstanding People: The Underlying Cost Of Emergency Services In M.V.
What did you do last Thanksgiving? Most of us were lucky enough to spend that day with our families enjoying family traditions. But at Overton Fire Station Chief Steven Neel’s house, his family celebrated Thanksgiving without him. Neel was out on four separate emergency calls and he missed the entir
Pirate Wrestlers Score Key Individual Wins
The Moapa Valley High School Wrestling team hosted Lincoln County, Pahranagat Valley and Virgin Valley on Tuesday, Dec. 4 for their annual tri-dual. The Pirates wrestled Lincoln County first. Austin Tafoya started things off right for The Pirates pinning his Lincoln County opponent in the first peri
Tickets still available for ‘Mayhem in Mesquite XVI’ MMA event featuring several Southern Utah fighters
MESQUITE, Nev. — Amateur mixed martial artists from around the region are gearing up to enter the cage for an action-packed night of fights inside the CasaBlanca Events Center.
The Tradition To Continue With Performance Of ‘Messiah’
A community choir and orchestra under the direction of Logandale resident Gaye Nelson will celebrate the story of Christmas through a performance of Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, December 16, at 7 p.m., at the Old Logandale School. This traditional and beloved oratorio has been performed at Christmas
EDITORIAL: Cooler heads have prevailed, thank goodness!
Finally, some down-to-earth moderation and common sense has at last prevailed in the wild and raucous Assembly District 36 drama!. Last week, all three County Commissions in District 36 agreed with one voice to appoint Greg Hafen as the Assemblyman to fill the vacancy left by the death of Nye County
Middle Tennessee teacher uses racial slur as discussion topic with students
NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Parents of children at a Middle Tennessee school are voicing concerns after an English teacher displayed a racial slur in class and made it the subject of a classroom discussion.
Nevada family sues Scouts after boy shot in eye with arrow
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas family is suing the Boy Scouts of America after their son was hit in the eye by an arrow while attending a Scouting event. The lawsuit filed last week in Nevada court alleges that the boy was at a multi-day camping event in February 2016 that features outdoor and "danger
THOSE NEVADA AIR FORCE DRILLS: WHO’S THE TARGET?
In case you haven't noticed, we do "high strangeness" and "high octane speculation" here, but we tend to avoid the lunatic fringe, which is why we try to avoid contemporary politics as much as possible. And to clarify (or "muddify" as the case may be) for the new reader here, I'm one of those who th
Arbitrator sides with Clark County in giving union employees pay bump
Workers in Clark County’s largest employee union have been given 2 percent across-the-board wage increases, mirroring the final offer presented by county officials after stalled negotiations were delegated to an arbitrator.