TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SELECT CHOIR WINS AWARDS AND HONORS

The Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir came home with several trophies from their performances at the Music in the Parks competition in Anaheim last Friday. The Choir’s performance of “I Loved You” earned them first place in the category of Mixed Choir/Small Schools, with a rating of Excellent. Then,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL “13” OPENS FRIDAY

Twentynine Palms High School drama department presents “13, A New Musical.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details… The character of young Evan Goldman moves with his family from New York City to a small town in Indiana. Evan grapples with his parent’s divorce in “13, A New Musical.” Evan

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ACCUSED MURDERER CHRISTOPHER LEE IN COURT TODAY, TOMORROW

Christopher Lee, accused of killing 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms last summer, is scheduled to be in court today and tomorrow. The prosecution and defense lawyers are expected to present their motions, and evidence and testimony to convince the judge there is probable cause to hold Lee for trial

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EGG DYEING AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY SATURDAY

The Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library will be hosting an “eggs-traordinary” egg-dyeing program this Saturday, April 4, at 10 a.m. Bring your own hard-boiled eggs and all other supplies will be provided. The public is invited and no reservations are required. Plan to bring the entire family and having

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FREE CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO

Tortoise Rock casino in Twentynine Palms is continuing their “Live at the Rock” concert series this Friday. Z107.7 will be on hand emceeing the concerts and broadcasting live for the entire series. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details… The Tortoise Rock Casino’s “Live at the Rock” free concert series is back

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms Wildcat golf team traveled to Hesperia yesterday to take on league rival Big Bear, and came away with a win 237-287. Coach Grant Whipple said leading the way for the ’Cats where Brandon Steffins, 37; Justin Delarosa, 42; and Hayden Shupp. 48. The ’Cats are now 4-0

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SCHOOL BOARD TO TALK ABOUT HOPE ACADEMY, VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting tonight at District offices in Twentynine Palms that will consist principally of workshops. Reporter Dan Stork has the full agenda… Hope Academy will be one topic at a special workshop/study meeting of the Morongo Unified School District

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN STEALS FROM FRIEND’S HOUSE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Sunday morning, accused of breaking into a friend’s home and stealing money. According to a Sheriff’s report, Timothy Bowen, 24, spent Thursday night at a friend’s house in the 6500 block of Mariposa Avenue in Twentynine Palms. The friend believes that Bowen unlocked a

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MARINES CO-ED COMBAT EXPERIMENT COMES TO TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Marine Corps’ unprecedented experiment on co-ed combat has moved from the forests of North Carolina to Twentynine Palms. A special gender-integrated task force is undergoing a grueling training regimen. The goal is to help Marine leaders decide whether all combat jobs should be opened to women. It’s part of

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OASIS ELEMENTARY PLAY TO BENEFIT SCIENCE CAMPERS

A play at Oasis Elementary School in Twentynine Palms will help the sixth graders go to science camp. Reporter Rebecca Havely invites you to “Hooray for Justice” Thursday afternoon… The Oasis Elementary School sixth grade drama club will present the play “Hooray for Justice.” The play is a comedy that

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Coming up in high school sports, the Yucca Valley High School softball and baseball teams will play the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagles at home tomorrow. Both games start at 3:30.

The Trojan tennis team will travel away to Rancho Mirage tomorrow; first serve is at 3:15.

The Twentynine Palms

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THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES CAST FOR “WAIT UNTIL DARK”

Theatre 29 announces the cast of the suspense thriller, “Wait Until Dark,” by Frederick Knott. Reporter Rebecca Havely has all the details…

In open auditions, director Ben Bees chose a cast for the next Theatre 29 offering, “Wait Until Dark,” a highly suspenseful thriller about a blind housewife alone in

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THIS RACE WEEKEND, SHERIFF ENFORCING OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE LAWS

The Sheriff’s Department would like to remind everyone that the Hill Toppers Moto-Cross Gran Prix event in Twentynine Palms occurs this weekend Friday, March 27, through Sunday, March 29. OHV riders should ride in designated riding areas and trails only; and respect private lands. The Sheriff’s Department OHV Team and

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TWO ARRESTED WITH DRUGS AND WARRANTS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Two people were arrested Wednesday morning after they were found with drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy performed a traffic stop near Mariposa Avenue and Two Mile Road in Twentynine Palms about 10 a.m. Wednesday. The deputy determined that the driver, Joe Ramirez, 30, was wanted on a

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MARINE BASE GETS FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD

For the third time, the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms received an award for its conservation efforts. The Secretary of the Navy Environmental Awards recognized the Combat Center Monday for its efforts in advocating environmental responsibility, its contributions in environmental areas, for protecting natural resources, and sustainability.

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK FORMING AN INVASIVE SPECIES PLAN

Invasive non-native plants are ones that have been introduced to an ecosystem as a direct or indirect result of human activity. Reporter Dan Stork says that Joshua Tree National Park wants to do something about them, and wants public input… Public input is being sought regarding the National Park Service’s

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT DROPS FEE TO PAY ON-LINE

When the Twentynine Palms Water District implemented new bill-paying software, the district began charging its customers a $1 fee to pay their bills online. At last night’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms Water District Board of Directors, the directors decided to stop charging its customers the dollar fee because the

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SPECIAL 2-DAY CONCERT AT TORTOISE ROCK CASINO THIS WEEKEND

Tortoise Rock Casino in Twentynine Palms will celebrate its first anniversary this weekend with two free concerts. Managing editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… In honor of Tortoise Rock Casino’s first anniversary, a special two-night stint from Checker’d Past is scheduled for Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RECREATION OFFERS YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAM

Twentynine Palms Recreation is offering a spring youth basketball program. ROP Broadcast Student Marcellus Ward tells you how to sign-up… Basketball season has just ended, but it has also just started. The Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreational Department is holding a spring teen basketball league for 10th, 11th, and even

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat track and field team dominated the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagles yesterday in a De Anza league track meet. Coach Ronda Morton said the Lady Wildcats won by a score of 99-27. Senior Nisa Seals led the team with 15 points, with victories in

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