Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Wednesday briefing.
There’s a Meals on Wheels fundraiser — 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Thursday at the Rib Crib BBQ and Grill in Clovis.
Pick up a flyer at Clovis Curry County Chamber of Commerce, bring the flyer into the restaurant and 10 percent of your ticket will go to Meals On Wheels.
The U.S. Air Force Band of the West Saxophone Quartet Concert,
scheduled at 7 p.m. on Monday at Eastern New Mexico University in
Portales, has been canceled due to federal funding reductions.
For more information, contact Kathi Fraze at 575-562-2377 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Quirky quote of the day
“I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” — Carl Sandburg
If you don’t have any cream to add in the soup or gravy, add a mixture of butter and milk.
Today in history
On this day in 1947, President Harry Truman makes the first-ever televised presidential address from the White House, asking Americans to cut back on their use of grain in order to help starving Europeans.
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Today — Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind between 10 and 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.
Tonight — Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind between 15 and 20 mph.