MARGARET KENNY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS HAS PASSED AWAY

Margaret Kenney, a 75-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died October 3. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Kenney; her sons, Eugene Kenney and John “Tim” Kenny; her brothers, Jack, Reilly, Mike Flynn and Betty Wilson. She is survived by her granddaughters Eilene Waters of Kingman, Arizona, Megan

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ONE ARREST AFTER A STANDOFF IN MORONGO VALLEY

An Apple Valley man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in Morongo Valley Saturday night, after a 45-minute stand-off. Sheriff’s investigators say deputies were called to a domestic disturbance about 11:30 p.m. Saturday at a home in the 51000 block of Canyon Road in Morongo Valley. While en

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FOUR ARRESTED WITH WEAPONS AND STOLEN PROPERTY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Four people were arrested Thursday in Twentynine Palms after stolen guns and property were found. Sheriff’s investigators said a resident in the 6600 block of Split Rock Avenue came home about 10:30 p.m. Thursday and realized her home had been burglarized. Deputies determined a woman driving a white Chevy Impala

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS CONSIDER TOILETS AND TAX BREAKS TOMORROW

Toilets and tax breaks are two of the items on the agenda of the meeting of the County Board of Supervisors. Reporter Dan Stork tells who will be affected…

If you live in one of five county-administered special water districts, including ones in Landers or Pioneertown, and you’ve been hankering

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PIONEER DAYS CARNIVAL WRISTBANDS ON SALE NOW

Pre-sale Pioneer Days carnival all-you-can-ride wristbands are now available for a limited time at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce, or Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation. Get yours today and take advantage of unlimited rides for any one full day for only $20 bucks! Don’t miss your chance to save

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AUDITIONS TONIGHT AT THEATRE 29

Auditions will be held tonight for the next offering at Theatre 29. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details…

Don’t forget that the auditions for Theatre 29’s play “Shakespeare in Hollywood” are tonight. This play will be directed by John Wright who is in seek of a cast consisting of eight males

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PAINTNG OF JOSHUA BASIN WATER TANK START THIS WEEK

Members of the Chaparral Artists Guild have been working for more than two years to help high school art students paint the water tank at the Joshua Basin Water District office in Joshua Tree. The artists had encountered numerous obstacles and set-backs as they began what they believed to be

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MAMMOGRAPHY LECTURE AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

A tour of a new state-of-the-art mammography machine and a lecture on mammography will be held at Hi-Desert Medical Center tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says make a reservation today…..

Mammograms are an excellent screening and diagnostic tool for detecting breast cancer. The technology for mammograms is continually evolving; the

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BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP MEETS TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Home Care Services hospice program will host a free ongoing bereavement support group for those whose loved ones have died. The support group meets tomorrow and the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 2 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church on Hallee Road in Joshua Tree, and at

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EDGAR ALLEN POE AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

Broadway and film veteran Duffy Hudson brings his talent and fascination for Edgar Allan Poe to life in this unique one-man play to the Twentynine Palms Library tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. “In The Shadow of the Raven” begins as Edgar Allan Poe rises from the scene of his mysterious death

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SIGN UP TODAY FOR A PHOTO PRESERVATION WORKSHOP OCTOBER 29

The deadline is today to sign up for a photo preservation workshop October 29. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents a photograph preservation workshop on Wednesday, October 29, at 10:00 a.m. until noon. Learn how to preserve your treasured family photographs. Museum Registrar Vanessa Cantu will

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES AND SCEDULES

The Twentynine Palms Varsity Wildcats delivered an amazing come- from-behind win Friday night over visiting Granite Hills, thanks to a 76-yard screen pass play in the final minutes. After Granite Hills tied the game with a little over 3 minutes to play, an interception return for a score gave the

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A STRANGE CASE OF MUSICAL STOLEN CARS IN YUCCA VALLEY

Sheriff’s investigators are scratching their heads over a strange case of musical stolen cars in Yucca Valley Wednesday. From what deputies have been able to piece together, the thief tried to steal a black 1993 Honda Civic from the parking lot in the Dollar Tree store in the 58600 block

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL CANDIDATES FORUM: PART 3 OF 3

All nine candidates for the Yucca Valley Town Council took part in a forum Tuesday night, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Candidates answered a variety of questions, ranging from their views on medical marijuana dispensaries in the town, and on development impact fees; the wastewater treatment project; and a

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CASE OF TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN KILLED BY SPEEDING DEPUTY GOING TO MEDIATION

The family of the Twentynine Palms man whose car was hit by a Sheriff’s deputy, killing the driver, is going to mediation with the Sheriff’s Department. On April 30, 2013, Luc Van Bui, 64, was pulling out of the parking lot by the Twentynine Palms Stater Brothers onto Highway 62

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SEARCH AND RESCUE BENEFIT DESERT RUN THIS WEEKEND

This weekend’s Desert Run will help support our local search and rescue team. Reporter Caitlin Logan invites off-road enthusiasts to come on out and play… As you can imagine, it can be costly to volunteer to help save lives. To help offset costs, the Morongo Basin Search and Rescue team

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RETIRED TEACHERS TO HEAR ABOUT FIRE SAFETY

California Retired Teachers will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 10, at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Captain Robert Marquez, of the Twentynine Palms Fire Department, will discuss home fire safety, placing special emphasis on smoke alarms. Please call Gay Smith at 760-369-2211 no

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TWENTYNINE PALMS RABIES CLINIC TOMORROW

In Twentynine Palms, an opportunity to get important rabies vaccinations at a low cost for your pets tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker says take advantage of the Twentynine Palms animal control offer… The Palms-N-Paws Animal Shelter will hold a low-cost rabies vaccination clinic for cats and dogs on Saturday, October 4,

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AUDITIONS FOR “SHAKESPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD” MONDAY AT THEATRE 29

Even as “Young Frankenstein” opens this weekend at Theatre 29 in Twentynine Palms, it’s almost time to audition for the last play of the Theatre 29 2014 season. Reporter Dan Stork has the casting call for “Shakespeare in Hollywood”… Auditions for the last production of Theatre 29’s 2014 season, “Shakespeare

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SUNDAY ACTING CLASSES AT THEATRE 29

In a related story, Theatre 29 will offer on-going weekly acting classes now on Sundays for those who want to study and learn more about acting. The classes will be led by Abe Daniels, who has 30 years of acting experience with the Actor’s Studio and has received several awards

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