A SPURNED WOMAN TRASHES CAR OF EX-BOYFRIEND IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Joshua Tree woman who felt spurned by a man she’d been dating took out her anger on his vehicle Tuesday. According to a Sheriff’s report, Marina Montgomery, 33, had been dating a man in the 5900 block of Chia Avenue in Twentynine Palms. When he broke off their relationship,

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FINAL WEEKEND FOR “SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD” AT THEATRE 29

This weekend is your last chance to see Theater 29’s final offering of the 2014 season, the hilarious Ken Ludwig farce, “Shakespeare in Hollywood.” Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely shares how you can get tickets… “Shakespeare in Hollywood” it’s not just a play; it’s a play within a movie within a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT SELECTS NEW OFFICERS

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Water District board met for their regular meeting. The board members reelected Sam Moore as president and Chauncey Chambers as vice president. The Water District reported that there were zero main leaks in the month of November. On the Fire Department side, Fire Chief Jim

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STAR PARTY SATURDAY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, December 20. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:30 p.m. and end about 11 p.m. Late December is one of the finest months to observe the night skies. Bring binoculars, telescopes, water, snacks, chairs, and dress

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley Lady Trojan basketball team traveled to Sultana last night and fell by a score of 45-38 in a non league contest. Coach Jess Geeson said Senior Ashley Priest led the team with 11 points, while junior Annika Dendekker and sophomore Taylor Spitz

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NAME OF MARINE KILLED IN ROLLOVER CRASH RELEASED

The County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the Twentynine Palms Marine who was killed in a roll-over crash on Amboy Road Saturday morning. Kirk Gadsby, 25, of Mariposa, was driving a Ford Expedition northbound on Amboy Road east of Twentynine Palms, when he lost control, and the Expedition

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIVES COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION TONIGHT

Twentynine Palms High School will host an informational event on getting financial aid for college. Copper Mountain College’s director of financial aid, Brian Heineman, will be on hand to answer questions about financial aid and funding a college education. Students and their parents are urged to attend the event, set

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT BOARD REORGANIZES TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District meets tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker says they will bring up both water and fire business… The regular meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District is scheduled for Wednesday, December 17, starting at 6:00 p.m. At this meeting, the Directors will elect officers for the upcoming

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats boys’ basketball team lost a hard-fought battle to San Jacinto High School last night. The final score was 60-53. Coach Michael Schneider said freshman guard D’Shaun Barrett scored a team high of 13 points and Kyle Hope ended up with 11 points.

The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION HOLDS HEARING ON HIGH-DENSITY HOUSING ZONE TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will hold its last regular meeting of the year tonight. It will hold a public hearing on creating a High Density Residential Zone, covering 51 acres. The Commission will also hear an update on the conditions of compliance for Hotel 29 Palms. The Commission meets

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CHAMPIONS NAMED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS ELKS HOOP SHOOT

Two boys, ages 8-11, won the first round of competition in the Elk Hoop Shoot free-throw contest at the Twentynine Palms Junior High School Sunday, December 14, and were named Twentynine Palms champions. In the boys’ division, the winners were in the 8-9 year age division, Robert Russ; and in

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Trojan Varsity wrestling team is now 2-0 in De Anza League play, after drubbing the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagles 70-3 yesterday. The JV Wresters won by forfeit as DHS did not field a JV team to wrestle against. Coach Brandon Whitbread said the Trojans

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MORE CARNAGE ON LOCAL ROADS, ONE KILLED, THREE INJURED IN THREE CRASHES

A 25-year-old male, assigned to the Twentynine Palms Marine Corp Base, was killed in a crash early Saturday morning. The man, who has not yet been identified by the coroner’s office, was driving a 1997 Ford Expedition northbound on Amboy Road about five miles north of Sheephole Pass east of

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CAST FOR “AN IDEAL HUSBAND” AT THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCED

Even as Shakespeare in Hollywood goes into its last weekend at Theatre 29, the cast has been chosen for the Oscar Wilde classic, “An Ideal Husband,” the first offering of Theater 29’s 2015 season. Entertainment reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details… Co-directors Butch Pelfrey and Tom Highfill announce their

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HAVOC LEADS TO A WOMAN’S ARREST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early Wednesday morning, accused of beating up a man and wreaking havoc on his vehicle. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday by a man in the 74200 block of Pinon Drive in Twentynine Palms, who said that Shaunte

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TWENTYNINE PALMS POST OFFICE OPEN TWO SUNDAYS

The Twentynine Palms Post Office will be open an additional two Sundays, December 14 and 21, from 10 to 2. No other post office in the Morongo Basin will be open on Sunday. The post office is located at 73839 Gorgonio Drive in Twentynine Palms. For more information, call 760-367-1161.

TWENTYNINE PALMS’ FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH PUPPET SHOP TOMORROW

First Baptist Church of Twentynine Palms will hold a puppet show and demonstration Saturday, December 13, at 11 a.m. The event includes a potluck lunch and guest speaker Pastor Garry Brooks of Wonder Valley Community Church.

FREE FEDERAL SURPLUS FOOD DISTRIBUTION MONDAY

The third Monday of December is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, December

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ANIMAL SHELTER NEEDS PET FOOD DONATIONS

The Twentynine Palms animal shelter is launching a pet food drive. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells you how to participate… The Twentynine Palms animal shelter is hosting a food drive for its animals. The Palms-n-Paws animal shelter currently houses nearly 100 dogs and 14 cats. Bags of dry dog and

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KIDS CRAFT PROGRAM AT TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

School-aged children are invited to attend the kids craft program at the Twentynine Palms Library on Saturday, December 13. Beginning at 2:30 p.m., children will have the opportunity to create Popsicle stick ornaments! Make a reindeer, Santa or snowman ornament or all three! All supplies are provided and no reservations

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