Remembering Dale: Texas Rose Bascom and Dale Evans

October 30, 2012

By John Bascom

During the height of their popularity, the western singing couple of Dale Evans and Roy Rogers took time to travel the USO tour where they performed at military hospitals and other military installations.

Also on those tours with Dale and Roy, were Gabby Hayes and Texas Rose Bascom.

Texas Rose Bascom was a famous trick and fancy rope artist. Married to the Utah rodeo cowboy Weldon Bascom, she learned to trick rope professionally following a few rope spinning lessons given by her brother-in-law, Earl Bascom.


Dale Evans trivia quiz

October 30, 2012

1) How many stars does Dale Evans have on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four

2) Where was Dale born?
A) Apple Valley, Calif.
B) McDermott, Ohio
C) Hinton, Okla.
D) Uvalde, Texas

3) What was Dale’s birth name?
A) Gail Robin Fox
B) Frances Octavia Smith
C) Lucille Rose Slye
D) Alice Jean Hall

4) How many books did Dale write?
A) 6
B) 16
C) 26
D) 56

Election 2012: Taking a stand on taxes

October 30, 2012

We posed the following question to candidates for Apple Valley Town Council: Have you/will you sign and return the attached “Taxpayer Protection Pledge” to oppose all tax increases? Why or why not? Below are their responses.

Art Bishop
I am opposed to increasing taxes in order to balance a budget at a Federal and State level. I have always reviewed and supported local initiatives such as our schools, public safety, and ... our fire district. For this reason, I cannot sign a taxpayer protection pledge. I would look at each individual issue separately.

Town to host grant workshop

October 30, 2012

By Rene De La Cruz

The town of Apple Valley is preparing to funnel thousands of dollars to local service organizations, through the federally funded Community Development Block Grant program.

The town will conduct a technical assistance grant workshop on Nov. 7 to help nonprofit and for-profit agencies as they prepare for the grant application process.

Around Town: What if?

October 30, 2012

Correction: An item in the “Around Town” column in Tuesday’s Apple Valley Review incorrectly referred to a Halloween event at Town Hall Wednesday night. No such event is planned.

Apple Valley Review

After watching every presidential debate this year and listening to the endless “spin” from the pundits afterward, I imagined to myself, what if we had this level of scrutiny, critique and instant “fact checking” throughout the history of our presidential contests?


Arrest Logs

October 30, 2012

All names listed are residents of Apple Valley, and all suspected crimes were committed in San Bernardino County unless otherwise stated, as reported by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.


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