50TH ANNUAL BATTLE OF THE BELL CROSS-TOWN RIVALRY FOOTBALL GAME TONIGHT

Tonight is the 50th annual Battle of the Bell, when the Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team will travel to Twentynine Palms to play their cross-basin rivals, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats. At stake is the Kiwanis Club Bell, which has been won by the Twentynine Palms Wildcats

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THE REMARKABLY QUIRKY TRADITION OF THE TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW IS THIS WEEKEND

With roots going back to the 1940s, the Twentynine Palms Historical Society’s annual Weed Show at the Old Schoolhouse Museum is as much a part of fall as the cool temperatures. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more…

The Weed Show is one of Twentynine Palms’ oldest and most unique artistic traditions.

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THEATRE 29 ANNOUNCES CASTING FOR “MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS”

Theatre 29 announces their casting for “Meet Me in St. Louis.” This lighthearted holiday musical is based on the 1944 heartwarming film of the same name. Theatre 29’s play is helmed by the multi-award-winning director Kathryn Ferguson. Here with the cast list is Rebecca Havely… In the show’s center is

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29 PALMS ART GALLERY OPENING RECEPTION SATURDAY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold its opening reception Saturday, November 4, for its new art show. Featured artists include Doug Dolde and Paula Izydorek, along with guild members. Come meet the artists from 5 to 7 p.m. and enjoy light refreshments. The show runs through November 26. Gallery

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FOOD FOR LIFE NEEDS THANKSGIVING VOLUNTEERS

Food for Life needs volunteers to help with its Thanksgiving meal. The organization will provide a free dinner on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23, at First Baptist Church in Twentynine Palms on Split Rock. The meal is served from 1 to 4 p.m. They will need many volunteers to help cook,

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Twentynine Palms High School Ladycat varsity tennis team hosted the Trojans of Hillcrest High School Tuesday for the first round of wildcard playoffs for CIF. Coach Bill Shay said the Wildcats lost 14 to 4. In singles action the Ladycats were led by Alicia Gilchrist, who swept all three

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN CRASHES INTO HOUSE IN SUSPECTED DUI

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested early Tuesday morning, accused of drunk driving. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 3700 block of Adobe Road in Twentynine Palms just after 4:30 a.m. where they found a Nissan pick-up truck had been driven into a residence. During the

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11TH ANNUAL REACH OUT CRAFT AND BAKE SALE THIS WEEKEND

Reach Out Morongo Basin will hold its 11th annual craft Fair and Bake Sale this weekend in Twentynine Palms. Here’s reporter Andrew Dieleman with the details…

The Reach Out Morongo Basin’s craft fair and bake sale will be held on November 4-5 at the Twentynine Palms Senior Center. Among the

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL INTERACT CLUB THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE

The Rotary-sponsored Interact Club at Twentynine Palms High School believes no one should miss out on Thanksgiving dinner. Managing editor Tami Roleff tells how you can help the club help those in need…

The Twentynine Palms High School Interact Club wants to provide a complete Thanksgiving meal to 300 needy

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FRIDAY IS THE 50TH ANNUAL BATTLE OF THE BELL FOOTBALL GAME

Friday is the 50th annual Battle of the Bell, when the Yucca Valley High School Trojan football team will travel to Twentynine Palms to play their cross-basin rivals, the Twentynine Palms High School Wildcats. At stake is the Kiwanis Club Bell, which has been won by the Twentynine Palms Wildcats

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IT’S HALLOWEEN SOME TIPS TO MAKE IT SAFE AND FUN

Halloween activities are planned for Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree, and Yucca Valley. The City of Twentynine Palms Parks and Rec Department is offering an alternative to door-to-door trick or treating with a fun fest. Children will be able to play games for candy prizes and visit a haunted house. The

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FRIENDS OF TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY ANNUAL MYSTERY DINNER FRIDAY

The nonprofit organization Friends of the Twentynine Palms Library is gearing up for the annual mystery dinner theater. Reporter Andrew Dieleman has information on how you can participate… The annual mystery dinner will be held Friday, November 3, at the Twentynine Palms Elementary School. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ volleyball team will compete against Vista Del Ago High School of Moreno Valley in the first round CIF play-off game today, Tuesday, October 31. The game will be played in Trojan gym; doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the game starts at 5:30 p.m.

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MARINE ACCUSED OF KILLING TWO TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMEN PLEADS NOT GUILTY

The man accused of killing two Twentynine Palms women was in a Joshua Tree courtroom again Thursday. Rafael Aikens, 22, pleaded not guilty to double homicide in his second arraignment. During Aikens’ preliminary hearing in August, law enforcement officials laid out their case that Aikens, a machine-gunner attached to 2nd

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ARREST FOR DISSUADING A WITNESS

A Twentynine Palms man was arrested Thursday, accused of telling his ex-wife not to testify in a criminal case against him. According to a Sheriff’s report, Jeffrey Brown, 28, has a court date of November 3 for a case of willful cruelty to a child and violating a court order

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ARREST FOR FALSE IMPERSONATION IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early Thursday morning after she allegedly gave a Sheriff’s deputy her sister’s name. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a Nissan pick-up truck for an expired registration at Baseline Road and Desert Knoll about 1:45 a.m. The report says the deputy realized

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YUCCA VALLEY TROJAN FOOTBALL TEAM BEATS DESERT HOT SPRINGS

The Yucca Valley High School varsity Trojan football team beat the Desert Hot Springs Golden Eagles 57-23. The Trojans’ offense was on fire all night, led by Elijah Lynch. Lynch completed 17 out 28 passes for a season high of 304 yards and five touchdowns.

Caleb Robinson had an

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WILDCATS FALL ON THE ROAD TO COACHELLA VALLEY

By Coach Ernest Martinez

The Twentynine Palms varsity Wildcats lost a hard-fought game 41-27, as Coachella Valley High School claimed the DeAnza league title with the victory.

The Wildcats jumped out to an early 7-0 lead in the contest on a 70-yard drive to start the game. Senior quarterback

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VETERANS’ DAY TRIBUTE IN TWENTYNINE PALMS THIS YEAR

The City of Twentynine Palms will host the Morongo Basin’s Veterans Day Tribute 2017. This annual event alternates each year between the Town of Yucca Valley and the City of Twentynine Palms. The Veterans Tribute will be held Saturday, November 11, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in Veterans Park, next to

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STILL TIME TO APPLY FOR MISS TWENTYNINE PALMS SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT

There are only a few more days to sign up for the Miss Twentynine Palms Scholarship Pageant. Applications and rules are online at miss29palms.org, or stop by the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce. Bring your completed application to the Twentynine Palms Elks Lodge on Saturday, November 4, between 10 a.m.

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