Tuesday morning briefing: School biz, Relay for life and coming up short

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

Meetings watch

The Clovis Municipal School Board meets at 5:30 p.m. today at the administrative offices, 1009 N. Main St.

Information: 769-4300.

Relay gathering

There is a Relay For Life of Portales team captain meet and registration 5:30 p.m. today at Pizza Hut, 1001 N. Chicago Ave.

The guest speaker is Rebecca Holt.

Information: 762-5112, relayforlife.org/portalesnm

Kitchen tip

Keep a couple bay leaves in the flour canister to help deter the bugs (flour Weevils) congregating in their favorite hangout.

It’s a fact

You are taller in the morning: Throughout the day, the cartilage between your bones is compressed, making you about 1 centimeter shorter by day’s end.

Today in history

On this day in 1908, the Boy Scouts movement begins in England with the publication of the first installment of Robert Baden-Powell’s “Scouting for Boys.”

Here’s the rest of the story:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/boy-scouts-movement-begins

Weather

Today — A slight chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Tonight — A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.