Wednesday morning briefing: Jail help, Gala’s on hold and a No. 1 record

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

Jail volunteers

Christian Believers is looking for volunteers to help at both the Curry County jail and youth detention center.

There’s a training session 6 p.m. Thursday at the Believers headquarters, 209 W. Seventh St.

Information: Sistar Yancy at 763-1715

Gala’s on hold

Clovis MainStreet says the downtown gala that was scheduled for Saturday at the Underground Embassy is postponed. A new date will be announced.

Video game of the week

Our own Jenna Zamie’s pick from some of the best:

Game: Batman: Arkham City

Genre: Action

System: PC, 360, PS3, WIIU

What is it? An action adventure that builds upon the intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman: Arkham Asylum.

ESRB Rating: Teen

Web site:

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Quirky quote of the day

“You’re only as good as your last haircut.” — Fran Lebowitz

Today in history

On this day in 1985 for Whitney Houston, a near-unknown prior to the release of her debut album Whitney Houston, shot to stardom when her first chart-topping hit, “Saving All My Love For You,” hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — Isolated showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind between 5 and 15 mph.

Tonight — Showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Breezy, with a east wind between 15 and 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.