Thursday morning briefing: Story hour, a food drive and a new baby

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

Hear a story

Preschool Story Hour is 10 a.m. today at the Clovis-Carver Library.

Information: 769-7840.

Food for the holidays

Roosevelt General Hospital is conducting a food drive through Tuesday.

Boxes for donations are in the RGH nurse’s lounge and in the business office at the hospital clinic.

Monetary donations can be turned into the RGH business office.

The most needed food items are pasta, rice and sugar.

Information: Tersa Bonifant at 359-1800 or

Quirky quote of the day

“I think I’ve discovered the secret of life – you just hang around until you get used to it.” — Charles M. Schulz

Today in history

On this day in 1956, a baby gorilla named Colo enters the world at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio, becoming the first-ever gorilla born in captivity.

Here’s the rest of the story:


Today — A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. North wind between 10 and 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Tonight — A 50 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 16. Northeast wind between 15 and 20 mph. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.