Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Wednesday briefing.
Video game of the week
Our own Jenna Zamie’s selection for a fun time gaming.
Game: Mystery Case Files: The Malgrave Incident
What is it? A point-and-click puzzler that tells an old-fashioned tale of mystery.
ESRB Rating: Everyone
Web site: http://www.mysterycasefiles.com
Compiled from Gamespot.com
Portales Municipal Schools beginning-of-the-school-year information, including important dates, school supplies and registration information, is available on the district home page at http://www.portalesschools.com/.
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved grants to help with construction at several airports in eastern New Mexico. Here’s a list:
• $250,985 for Clovis Municipal Airport to complete the relocation of
• $120,000 for Portales Municipal Airport to rehabilitate the apron.
• $260,378 for the Tucumcari Municipal Airport for the rehabilitation of
taxiways needed to maintain structural integrity of the pavement. The
airport will also receive $156,302 to fund an airport master plan to
assist in planning and future growth.
Quirky quote of the day
“History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.” — Napoleon Bonaparte
Today in history
On this day in 1971, Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, dies in New York City at the age of 69.
A world-renowned jazz trumpeter and vocalist, he pioneered jazz improvisation and the style known as swing.
Here’s the rest of the story:
Today — Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.
Tonight — Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.