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Automotive tribute: Car restoration project fulfills fallen soldier’s dream

Students in Mesquite ISD’s auto technology and auto collision programs are paying tribute to a fallen MISD alumnus, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Dustin D. Vincent. The 2005 Mesquite High graduate was killed while serving in Iraq in 2011.

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Do you believe Motley Drive, from Gus Thomasson Road to Town East Blvd., needs to be a two-lane or four-lane road?

The city of Mesquite has pulled a planned reconstruction project to redo a stretch of Motley Drive, from Gus Thomasson Road to Town East Blvd., from the bidding process after stakeholder feedback at a recent public hearing. The initial plans called for the road to be reduced from four lanes to two, with the addition of wider sidewalks. This poll is intended to gauge the public's views on the type of configuration would work best on this stretch of Motley Drive.

Total Votes: 40

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Mesquite Rotary Holds Annual Four Way Test Speech Contest

The Mesquite Rotary Club hosted its annual "Four Way Test" Speech Contest at the Dallas Athletic Club on March 24th. Contestants from all Mesquite I.S.D. high schools, and Sunnyvale High School participated in the event. Each student gave a five-to-seven minute original speech about applying the Rotary Four Way Test in our everyday relationship with other people and students.

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