Mesquite has chosen Charles Cato as its new police chief. Cato currently serves as first assistant chief of police for the Dallas Police Department. Cato replaces Derek Rohde, who retired as Mesquite’s Police Chief in January.
The Mesquite Arts Center staff wanted to open 2016 using parts of its building in new ways.
Mesquite has many civic clubs and organizations that serve the community. One of the oldest is the Mesquite Woman’s Club, which is celebrating its 80th year.
The Thomasson Square Project is a go.
Mesquite announced the hiring of Kim Buttram as the new assistant manager of economic development. Buttram will start Feb. 22, and assist the city in the areas of business retention, downtown redevelopment and other economic development initiatives.
The West Mesquite girls and boys soccer teams each got off to solid starts to the 2016 season, giving them both plenty of reasons for optimism heading into the 12-5A slate.
Local swimmers took to the pool to face off with some of the best competition in the state this past weekend at their respective regional competitions, and for a pair of local athletes, their season will continue.
The Texas State 7-on-7 football tournament was finalized Monday for July 7-9 in College Station.
At 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 28 in the Hill Performance Hall at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, “Chicken Dance” will be produced as part of the Family Theatre Series. “Chicken Dance” is a new musical based on the book by Tammi Sauer with illustration by Dan Santat.
Richland College recently announced the opening of an exhibition featuring 50 historical photographs spanning three decades of the Fort Worth-based magazine Sepia, to run from Feb. 1-29.