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Mesquite Police Association Charities has organized a T-shirt fundraiser for Officer Davis Hicks, who was injured in the line of duty in late April. All proceeds will go directly to his family.

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The American Kennel Club – the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs – this week posthumously honored K-9 Kozmo of the Mesquite Police Department with a 2021 AKC Paw of Courage award.

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City officials knew they were getting someone with plenty of administrative and educational skins on the wall – along with three decades of experience – when they made the decision last fall to bring Rusty Wilson on board as the Mesquite Fire…

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At the May 17 city council meeting, the City of Mesquite and the Mesquite Elks Lodge announced Brad Meyer as Police Officer of the Year and Driver-Engineer/Paramedic Vance Lay as Firefighter of the Year during a video presentation of their 20…

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Mesquite residents will for the first time this Memorial Day have a proper place to honor and pay respect to those from our community who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.

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The City of Mesquite has announced new ways that the public can help address concerns of loud volumes of music or noises in their neighborhoods.

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Mesquite will take its biggest step forward in revitalizing its historic downtown area on May 22 with a public event to celebrate the opening of Front Street Station – a $5.5 million infrastructure improvement project approved by the city cou…

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The City of Mesquite this week lauded four employees as Real Texas Service Champions. The program recognizes employees who “embody the hard-working, service-oriented qualities that are the ideal characteristics of every City employee.”

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CenterPoint Commercial Properties will invest approximately $650,000 to improve the Northridge Shopping Center located at 1805 N. Galloway Ave. The improvements will include façade enhancements, new tenant signage, roof repairs and storefront…

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You can have all the material things in the world but for most folks, what they really want is just a safe place to lay their heads at the end of a long, hard day. A safe, quiet place to call home.

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While the community mourns the death of Mesquite PD K9 Officer Kozmo, many are finding a way to pay proper tribute to the fallen hero by donating to the police department’s K9 unit.

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The City of Mesquite Municipal Center – located at 1515 N. Galloway Ave. – was re-christened this week as the George A. Venner Sr. Municipal Center. The announcement was made at a special presentation during Monday’s city council meeting. The…

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The City of Mesquite on Monday launched its new Clean City Initiative and also announced an effort to recruit more volunteer groups to participate in the upcoming Trash Bash.

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Elements International – one of the fastest-growing furniture companies in the country – has called Mesquite home for just two years but is already working to increase its footprint locally after the Mesquite City Council on Monday approved a…

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Mesquite city officials on Monday announced a 9 percent decrease in total crimes for December 2020 compared with the same time period the previous year, according to a press release issued by the City. The difference from December 2019 measur…

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Sharing Life CEO Teresa Jackson must need a sizeable spreadsheet to keep track of the Herculean task her organization – most notably the everyday volunteer heroes of the operation – is taking on by helping put food on the table for thousands …

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In a briefing to the Mesquite City Council on Tuesday, manager Eric Pratt updated council members on several 2020 highlights and presented Mesquite Metro Airport’s immediate strategic plan moving forward.

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While homeownership for those under 35 has decreased nationally, the city of Mesquite finds itself among a group of cities that has seen the opposite, according to statistics comparing 2009 to 2019 (the latest figures available).

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Small businesses are the backbone of every community in America – not just economically but “spiritually.” That’s never been truer than during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic that is approaching on a year of uncertainty and anxiety.

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Major commercial and residential building materials provider Locke Supply Co. has selected Mesquite as the location for its next expansion, according to a press release from the City of Mesquite.

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Having a safe, warm spot to escape the oftentimes bitter cold of winter is a given for most people in Mesquite. Most people, not all. And the first real bite of the season over the weekend that accompanied a dusting of snow certainly accentua…

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Addressing Mesquite Day – the annual community service project staged the first week of October – has helped hundreds of area homeowners over the years and is the largest project of its kind in North Texas.

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A mayor and city council may be the public face and hundreds of employees may do the heavy day-to-day lifting in any municipality but a third group represents the soul of a city – the people who call that community home.

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He’s been serving as Mesquite’s mayor for a little over a year but the journey to occupying that office has been much longer for Bruce Archer.