Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

A second-floor apartment is destroyed in a structure fire reported on Hardy Street in Mesquite, Nev., June 6, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Mesquite Fire and Rescue, St. George News

ST. GEORGE— In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday and Sunday, June 8-9.

See the related stories at the bottom of this page for the five honorable mention stories.


Surrounding agencies jump to help as Mesquite firefighters battle blazes, emergencies on multiple fronts

A second-floor apartment is destroyed in a structure fire reported on Hardy Street in Mesquite, Nev., June 6, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Mesquite Fire and Rescue, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Emergency responders in Mesquite, Nevada, were stretched to the limit Thursday when multiple fires and medical incidents were reported within an hour and a half of each other.

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Nevada man sentenced in federal court for traveling to Southern Utah to meet juvenile for sex

Composite image | Background photo by Peter Csaza/iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A Nevada man arrested in Washington County during an undercover operation was sentenced in federal court for traveling to meet a juvenile for sex.

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St. George bike patrol officers arrest man on felony warrants for alleged theft, property destruction

Composite image shows St. George Police on Bluff Street in St. George, Utah, Jan. 25, 2018 | File photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A man is in jail on multiple felony warrants and misdemeanor offenses after he was arrested by St. George Police officers on bicycle patrol early Sunday morning.

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Former Pine View pitching ace Donovan selected by Angels in Major League Baseball draft

In this screenshot image, Central Arizona College pitcher Dakota Donovan is seen being congratulated by teammates after winning the team’s first game of the Junior College World Series against Monroe College, Grand Junction, Colo., May 25, 2019 | Image courtesy of Dakota Donovan via Twitter, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Pitcher Dakota Donovan was selected in Major League Baseball’s amateur draft earlier this week, marking a dream come true for the former St. George-area standout.

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String of vandalism sparks residents to volunteer to protect sculptures in downtown St. George

The “Duck Parade” statue missing the last duckling in the row on display in downtown St. George, Utah, June 6, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Marianne Hamilton, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A string of incidents involving vandalism of art on display around downtown St. George has prompted the city and the organization behind the installations to band together in hopes of putting a stop to the destruction.

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The top 5 honorable mention stories can be found below in the related stories.

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