YUCCA VALLEY GIRLS’ SOCCER WINS ‘BATTLE OF THE CUP’ AGAINST TWENTYNINE PALMS

In the inaugural “Battle of the Cup,” the Yucca Valley High School Girls Soccer team hosted the Wildcats from Twentynine Palms High School. Coach Scott Philips said the Lady Trojans controlled the game and prevailed with a 7-0 score. Sophomore goalie Nikole Cody tie the record for shutouts in a

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STATE ASKS FOR A 20 PERCENT REDUCTION IN WATER USE, SOME TIPS

According to California Governor Jerry Brown, the state is in a “mega drought,” perhaps the worst dry spell the California has ever known. The governor and state and local water officials are calling on residents to voluntarily reduce their water consumption by 20 percent. Managing editor Tami Roleff has some

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AREA ROTARY CLUBS BAND TOGETHER TO COLLECT FOOD

In an effort that reaches out to all the communities of the Morongo basin, four Rotary Clubs are working together to help replenish our area’s food banks. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells you how to help……. The four Rotary Clubs of the Morongo Basin have banded together to have a huge

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VALENTINES CRAFT AT THE TWENTYNINE LIBRARY TOMORROW

Looking for that special Valentine and you just can’t seem to find it? Drop by the Twentynine Palms Library, Saturday February 8, anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to design your very own valentines. All materials will be provided. This free Valentines craft program is sponsored by the Friends

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FREE MEAL IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Tomorrow, the Little Church of the Desert will provide the meal for Food for Life. They will be serving beef with gravy, corn, green salad, bread and dessert. Food for Life serves the meals from Little Church of the Desert Community Hall in Twentynine Palms from 3 to 5 p.m.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LITTLE LEAGUE TRYOUTS SUNDAY

Twentynine Palms Little League will host evaluation tryouts this Sunday, February 9, at Luckie Park. Divisional and age information is on the website www.29baseball.com or you can call TPLL President Ronda Lockett-Morton for more information at 760-368-7107.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School girls’ basketball team extended their undefeated league record Wednesday, beating Desert Mirage 65-24; Coach Tim Stanford said leading scorers were Andraliah Lee with 18, Tusia Brown with 16, Tatiyanna Mackall, 12, and Adrianne Miller, 8. The Wildcats record now stands at 19-4 overall and 7-0

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LAST WEEKEND FOR “THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST” AT THEATRE 29

The classic comedy, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” by Oscar Wilde, continues its run at Theatre 29 through this Saturday. The play, directed by Butch Pelfrey, features Broadway-class period costuming by Kathryn Ferguson, and a delightfully imagined and intricate set designed by Pelfrey with help from his wife, Jackie Pelfrey.

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DESERT WRITER’S GUILD MEETS SATURDAY AT TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library are hosting the Desert Writers Guild at the Twentynine Palms Library February 8 at 2:00 p.m. Mysteries of the Whispering Sands is the Desert Guild’s latest publication. The anthology will be available for purchase and signing. Light refreshments will be served. For more information

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan basketball team scored a 46-36 win last night over Desert Hot Springs in Trojan Gym. Coach Jess Geeson said the team was led by junior Ashley Priest who scored 20 points and pulled down 15 rebounds. She was followed by senior Hannah Hughes

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TWO ARRESTED WITH DRUGS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS AFTER TUSSLE WITH DEPUTY

Two Twentynine Palms residents were arrested Monday when drugs were found on them during a probation compliance checks. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy went to a home in the 74500 block of Sunset Drive about 7 p.m. to conduct a probation compliance check on William Anderson, 47. The

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MORONGO BASIN COUNTY MAC WANTS INPUT ON AREA ROADS

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council Committee on Roads will meet 10 a.m. Friday at the Bob Burke County Government Office in Joshua Tree. The committee is soliciting public comments on issues pertaining to roads in the unincorporated areas of the Morongo Basin.

STUDENT ART SHOW WINNERS NAMED

MorongoBasin students in grades 7 through 12: submitted nearly 200 pieces of art in the 29 PalmsArtGallery’s Student Show. The opening reception was held Sunday where the category and scholarship winners were announced. The 29 Palms Artists’ Guild awarded the $500 Ada Bigler scholarship to the most promising artist, Sarah

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LITTLE LEAGUE TRYOUTS SUNDAY

Twentynine Palms Little League will host evaluation tryouts this Sunday, February 9, at Luckie Park. Divisional and age information is on the website www.29baseball.com or you can call TPLL President Ronda Lockett-Morton for more information at 760-368-7107.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

Basketball is the sport of the day today for our local high schools. The Yucca Valley High School boys and girls basketball teams will host the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagles at home tonight. The girls start at 6; boys at 7:30.

 

Twentynine Palms High School boys’ and girls’

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A CHANGE IN PARADE OF HOMES VENUES

Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, one of the six homes in Reach Out Morongo Basin’s 10th Annual Parade of Homes has withdrawn from the tour. Casa de Kinsman in Twentynine Palms has been replaced with Casa Grande in Twentynine Palms. The home has a delightful southwestern-style home with Mexican

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MAKE YOUR SMARTPHONE PART OF YOUR DISASTER PLAN

Your Smartphone, now almost ubiquitous in our culture, can be a lifeline in a disaster or emergency. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says make it part of your disaster plan…

For Smartphone users, incorporating the devices into emergency plans can save lives. If you don’t use texting regularly, familiarize yourself with your

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PRE-SCHOOL STORYTIME THURSDAY AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

The Twentynine Palms Library’s preschool story time is walking through the alphabet. This Thursday, February 6, 2014, preschool story time will be exploring the letter P. Children are invited to bring something to share, that begins with the featured letter. Parents and babysitters are invited to bring their three-, four-,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS TONIGHT

A construction trailer, cell phone towers, Mylar balloons, and the Development Code are all on the agenda of the Twentynine Palms Planning Commission meeting tonight. Dan Stork fills in details…

The Twentynine Palms Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on an application to extend a Temporary Use Permit for

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SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat softball and baseball teams are sponsoring a co-ed softball tournament this Friday and Saturday. The 12-person teams must have an equal number of men and women. The tournament will be held at the Luckie Park softball fields. The registration fee is $160. To register,

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