PARENT VISITATION AT TWENTYNINE PALMS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL THIS WEEK

At the Twentynine Palms Junior High School, parent visitation days will be the last two days of the month this year. On Thursday, October 30, parents can come visit A-day classes. On Friday, October 31, parents can visit B-day classes. They shall do this for each last A-day and B-day

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CHILD PORNOGRAPHER, FORMER SCHOOL CUSTODIAN, SENTENCED

A former Twentynine Palms Junior High School custodian was sentenced to 23 years in federal prison on Friday. Matthew Frazer, 43, of Yucca Valley, had pleaded guilty in July to one felony count each of distribution of child pornography and possession of child pornography. Frazer was arrested in January following

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY VANDALIZED

Vandals destroyed the irrigation system at the Twentynine Palms cemetery sometime over the weekend. When cemetery workers arrived at work Monday morning, they noticed that the irrigation pipes for the cemetery’s rose garden had been ripped out of the ground and broken, and the sprinkler heads had also been broken

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TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS IN OPEN AND CLOSED SESSION

A wide-ranging meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council covers administrative employees, medical marijuana definitions, and city signs and trails. Reporter Dan Stork lists those topics and more… Following a closed session at 5 p.m. to evaluate the performance of the City Development Director and to talk about recruitment of

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REACH-OUT CRAFT FAIR THIS WEEKEND

Reach Out Morongo Basin will be holding its 8th Annual Craft Fair and Bake Sale at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center, 6539 Adobe Road, this Saturday and Sunday, November 1 and 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. With 20 vendors of handcrafted goods ranging from textiles and wood crafts

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COPPER MOUNTAIN STUDENT ART SHOW AT GLASS OUTHOUSE GALLERY

The students of Copper Mountain College will be featured in a new exhibition at the Glass Outhouse Gallery east of Twentynine Palms. Reporter Caitlin Logan invites you to a Saturday reception… What do the Glass Outhouse Art Gallery and Copper Mountain College have in common? A dazzling, eclectic student art

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MILITARY FAMILY TO GET HOUSE BUILT IN THREE DAYS

The Tilch family of Twentynine Palms will receive a new home, with an interest-free mortgage, courtesy of the Desert Communities Fuller Center for Housing. The Fuller Center plans to build the home on Serrano Drive, off Utah Trail and Baseline in Twentynine Palms, in three days November 14 through 16.

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PIONEER DAYS AFTER-EVENT MEETING WEDNESDAY

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce is thanking and recognizing all of the sponsors, volunteers, participants, and attendees for helping to make this year’s Pioneer Days event a huge success. The number of people that committed their time, energy, money, and expertise is greatly appreciated. An after-action meeting will be

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WILD WEST FALL FEST AT 1ST ASSEMBLY OF GOD FRIDAY

A wild west fun fest this Friday night will feature a Western reenactment performance. Reporter Caitlin Logan has your invitation… Round up your friends and family for Wild West Fall Fest! There will be special guests from Pioneer Town’s Gunfighters for Hire show! Join them for a hootin’ good time

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ACTING CLASSES OFFERED AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29 will offer on-going weekly acting classes 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 and has received several awards from the Desert Theatre League. Students will explore acting techniques using

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FLAG FOOTBALL SIGNUPS IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Department is accepting registrations for its co-ed youth flag football league. Girls and boys ages 7-14 are eligible to register. Previous experience is not necessary. All participants will be placed on a team regardless of their skill level. Registrations will be accepted at the

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TICKETS SELLING FAST FOR “YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN” AT THEATRE 29

The hilarious production of “Young Frankenstein” is setting records at Theatre 29. Reporter Caitlin Logan explains that even if the website says sold out, you may still be able to get in… Tickets are selling fast for Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein,” as directed by Gary Daigneault. The theatre has overflow

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT NAMES NEW BOARD MEMBER; TABLES RATE INCREASE ACTION

Last night, the Twentynine Palms Water District met in a special meeting to discuss raising water rates. After much discussion, a conclusion was not reached and the action on raising rates was tabled until the next meeting in November. The Directors want to find the cheapest increase that will still

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TOP PIONEER DAYS PARADE SCHOOL FLOAT ANNOUNCED

For Pioneer Days this year, the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce invited schools to take part in the Pioneer Days Parade Float Challenge. The competition was suggested by a teacher to encourage schools to participate and compete in a contest which would team parents, students, and teachers in the task

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL INTERACT CLUB BUSY WITH COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Interact Club is upholding a proud tradition of community service. ROP broadcasting student Sharon Squyres tells of some of their activities… The Twentynine Palms High School helps your community through the Interact Club. Some of our projects include canned food drives, community clean sweeps, and

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BLOOD DRIVE AT TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive tomorrow, Friday, October 24, at Twentynine Palms High School, from 7 to 3. Donors must be at last 15 years old to give blood, and those aged 15 or 16 must have signed parental consent forms, available from any donor center.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL

Twentynine Palms High School is getting ready for their softball season. ROP Broadcast student Latasia Benavente has details… Twentynine Palms Ladycat softball team starts their pre-season in December, and league in February. Last year, the Ladycats went 6-9 in league and 10-13 overall. They had eight seniors graduate last year

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WATER DISTRICT MEETS: RATE INCREASES THIS AFTERNOON, WATER & FIRE TONIGHT

The Twentynine Palms Water District will discuss raising their water rates this afternoon, then meet on water and fire business tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker checks the agendas… The Twentynine Palms Water District will have a special meeting on Wednesday, October 22, starting at 4:00 p.m. The Board members will have

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TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY OFFERING PROGRAMS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES

The Twentynine Palms Library has begun their Toddler Boot Camp Thursday mornings starting tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. This five-week session is open to children one to three years of age. This program is designed for the more active toddler. Pre-school Story time also begins at the Twentynine Palms Library tomorrow.

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MAN ARRESTED AFTER FILLING A HOME WITH GAS WITH CHILDREN INSIDE

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Friday morning accused of endangering a one-year-old child. According to a Sheriff’s report, a family member found Stephen Tumlinson, 46, of the 6000 block of Chia Avenue, passed out Thursday night with the stove burners turned on to let gas fill the home. Friday

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