TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERY HOLIDAY ART AND CRAFT FAIR SATURDAY

The big annual Art and Craft fair will be at the Twentynine Palms Art Gallery this Saturday. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has details…… The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold its annual holiday art and craft fair Saturday, November 5. Nearly 20 desert artists and artisans will sell their wood

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ADULT SOFTBALL TEAMS AND UMPIRES WANTED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms Parks and Recreation is now accepting team registrations for its upcoming adult softball leagues and seeks applications for contract umpires. Reporter Rebecca Havely has the details… Register by Friday, November 4, for adult softball leagues in Twentynine Palms. The co-ed league will run on Monday and Wednesday

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JURY DELIBERATIONS BEGIN TODAY IN CHRISTOPHER LEE MURDER TRIAL

The defense and the prosecution both rested their cases Tuesday morning in the murder trial of Christopher Lee. Lee is a former Twentynine Palms Marine accused of murdering his neighbor and lover, Erin Corwin, and dumping her body down a mine shaft in the desert east of Twentynine Palms two

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN ACCUSED OF SPOUSE ABUSE

A Twentynine Palms woman was arrested early Tuesday morning, accused of assaulting her boyfriend. According to a Sheriff’s report, Katherine Walter, 31, and her boyfriend were drinking in the early morning hours when they began to argue about Walter’s drinking. The argument escalated, and Walter allegedly slapped and bit her

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LITERACY TUTORING AVAILABLE AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

If you or someone you know struggles with reading, the Twentynine Palms Library may be able to help. The library offers one-on-one literacy tutoring to help residents develop fluency in reading. The library is looking for tutors. For more information, call the library at 760-367-9519.

TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN RECOGNIZED BY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Twentynine Palms resident Sue McMahan was recognized October 22 by the Twentynine Palms United Methodist Women at the California Pacific United Methodist Women 44th Annual Celebration. She was honored for her mission work to women, children, and youth in the United States and around the world. Sue McMahan has been

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SHOP LOCAL AT POP-UP SHOPPING EVENT IN TWENTYNINE PALMS SATURDAY

A great opportunity to both shop local and get some unique items at a pop-up shopping event in Twentynine Palms this Saturday. Reporter Kirby Davis has your invitation… Shop local Saturday by buying art and one-of-a-kind goods during a special pop-up shopping event at Office Supplies Plus in Twentynine Palms.

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REACH OUT MORONGO BASIN SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS, CRAFT FAIR THIS WEEKEND

Reach Out Morongo Basin, a nonprofit serving senior and disabled neighbors, is looking for people who would like to serve on the organizations’ board of directors. Applicants should be energetic and enthusiastic about improving the lives of residents in the Morongo Basin. If you have a few hours a month

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THEATRE 29 “HALLOWEEN HAUNT” “RESURGENCE” FINAL NIGHT TONIGHT

Theatre 29’s “Halloween Haunt”—the immersive theater event of the season—will be open for its final night tonight. The eleventh incarnation of the Halloween Haunt has adventurous souls explore a haunted mansion built atop a collapsed mine. The Halloween Haunt Resurgence utilizes the entire Theatre 29 main stage, interior and exterior

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UNITED METHODIST TRUNK OR TREATS IN YUCCA VALLEY, JOSHUA TREE, AND TWENTYNINE PALMS.

Trunk or treat tonight in the parking lots of the United Methodist churches of Twentynine Palms, Joshua Tree and Yucca Valley. It is for kids of all ages. Join them tonight, Halloween night, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

THEATRE 29’S HALLOWEEN HAUNT CONCLUDES MONDAY

Theatre 29’s Halloween Haunt, will run three more days. “Resurgence,” the 11th incarnation of the Halloween Haunt, has adventurous souls exploring a haunted mansion built atop a collapsed mine. The Halloween Haunt uses the entire Theatre 29 main stage and exterior spaces. Tickets are $7 each at the door or

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CHRISTOPHER LEE CONFESSES IN COURT TO KILLING ERIN CORWIN

Christopher Lee dropped a bombshell in court Thursday morning when he confessed to killing Erin Corwin, 19, of Twentynine Palms. According to the Hi-Desert Star, Lee said he strangled his lover and neighbor because she molested his young daughter, and he testified that he wasn’t going to allow anyone to

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SPECTACULAR “HALLOWEEN HAUNT” EXPERIENCE NEXT 4 DAYS AT THEATRE 29

Theatre 29’s “Halloween Haunt”—the immersive theater event of the season—will run every night from tonight through Halloween night. The eleventh incarnation of the Halloween Haunt has adventurous souls explore a haunted mansion built atop a collapsed mine. The Halloween Haunt “resurgence” utilizes the entire Theatre 29 main stage, interior and

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UMPIRES NEEDED FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS ADULT SOFTBALL LEAGUES

The City of Twentynine Palms is accepting applications for contract umpires for their upcoming 2016 Adult Slow Pitch Softball Leagues. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and can work evenings Monday through Thursday on an “as scheduled” basis. Thorough knowledge of the rules and regulations of the game

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PROSECUTION RESTS IN CHRISTOPHER LEE MURDER TRIAL

The prosecution rested its case Wednesday in the murder trial of Christopher Lee, who is accused of killing 19-year-old Erin Corwin of Twentynine Palms in 2014. This week, the county’s chief medical examiner admitted under cross-examination by Lee’s attorney that Corwin’s strangulation could have happened as much as a day

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MAN BRINGS HOME INTERNATIONAL KARATE SILVER

A Twentynine Palms Man proved he still had what it takes, winning the silver medal representing the United States in the eighth world Shito Ryo Karate Do Championships. M.E. Wilson, retired after 25 years in the army, traveled to Monterey, Mexico, last week for the international competition. Wilson said it

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RIBBON CUTTING FOR BA DA BLING FLORIST IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening will be held tomorrow for a new business in Twentynine Palms. The ribbon cutting is at noon. Local businesswoman Starr Bassion will be celebrating the grand opening of her new business, Ba Da Bling Florist & Gifts located at 5823 Adobe Road between 1:00

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JET CRASHES AT TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE, PILOT EJECTS AND IS UNINJURED

A Marine Corps pilot escaped serious injury when his jet crashed and burned at the Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms Tuesday. Shortly after 6 p.m., A Marine Corps spokesman said the F/A-18 Hornet had touched down on the base and after he touched down, the pilot ejected.

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THE CITY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS IS DOING JUST FINE, THANK YOU

The City of Twentynine Palms had its annual temperature reading Tuesday night. Reporter David Haldane was there… Twentynine Palms is doing just fine, thank you. That was the gist of last night’s annual State of the City address by Mayor Dan Mintz. Among other things, he said, the city will

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TWENTYNINE PALMS JUVENILE CAUGHT STEALING MAIL

A Twentynine Palms juvenile was arrested Monday afternoon, accused of stealing mail from mailboxes. According to Sheriff’s reports, a resident in the 74300 block of Cottonwood Drive saw a boy throw mail on the ground about 12:30 p.m. The resident noticed that several mailboxes on the street had been opened.

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