Friday morning briefing: Big weekend, homecoming details and the first top court

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing.

Video of the day

Did you the hear the one about…?

It’s Joking Around, our own video of local folks sharing their best jokes.

Big weekend

Loads of things to do this weekend in Clovis.

Here’s a link with all the details:

http://www.clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=292

Make A Wish

Don’t forget the big Make A Wish fundraiser and dinner 6 p.m. today at the Clovis Civic Center.

Proceeds go to grant wishes for suffering children.

Homecomings

It’s homecoming at Clovis High School and Eastern New Mexico University.

The Wildcats host Rio Rancho at 7 p.m. today.

ENMU takes on Texas A&M-Commerce 2 p.m. Saturday at Greyhound Stadium.

Today in history

On this day in 1789, the first Supreme Court is created.

The Judiciary Act of 1789 is passed by Congress and signed by President George Washington.

Washington nominated John Jay to preside as chief justice, and John Rutledge, William Cushing, John Blair, Robert Harrison, and James Wilson to be associate justices.

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-first-supreme-court

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