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You’d best prepare yourself for a fight if you ever approach George or Bennye Rice about slowing down when it comes to their many volunteer contributions to the community.

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For more than a decade, Randy Lawson worked tirelessly in his quest to bring a proper tribute to Mesquite that would honor local heroes who had made the ultimate sacrifice in military service to their country.

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One bad month can all too often plunge a household into food insecurity. That’s never been more evident than during the last year as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced more and more people to look for help just to meet their daily needs. Most o…

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There’s a pretty good chance you’ve seen some of his artwork posted in various spots on Facebook and before long, you’ll be able to see two of his pieces on display at Mesquite’s new Front Street Station that were selected in January as part …

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When Katina Whitfield became the justice of the peace for Dallas County Precinct 2 Place 2 in 2018, she wanted to bring more to the office than just donning a black robe and sitting behind a bench.

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Mesquite native Bill Hefner was facing a crossroads in his life and he had a choice to make – either continue down the road he was traveling and possibly face time behind bars or decide to try and turn things around.

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Randy Lawson never served a day in the military. But that doesn’t mean he hasn’t earned the moniker “hero” for his more-than-a-decade-long effort to bring a fitting tribute to dozens of heroes from Mesquite who made the ultimate sacrifice in …

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Participating in Mesquite’s Neighborhood Groups and Leaders program is second nature for longtime resident Millie Arnold.

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Many people think neighborhood groups are strictly about crime prevention – understandable since most of groups have long identified by the “Crimewatch” moniker.

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Getting to know the people who live around you can make for a more harmonious neighborhood.